Newscap week 34

Published Aug 18, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants drilling permit to VNG Norge
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has issued a drilling permit to VNG Norge AS for well 6406/12-4 A, cf. Section 8 of the Resource...

Rosneft subsidiary registers for 13th License Round in Brazil
Lansdowne to plug and abandon Midletone exploration well
3D Oil's Sea Lion-1 now scheduled to spud late August
Lundin makes oil discovery in the Luno II North prospect
NPD grants drilling permit in PL072 B to Statoil
E.ON completes wildcat well near the Skarv field; confirms dry hole
Entek Energy spuds McKee 5-16 exploration well
Patriot Energy launches new Sandhill-7 drilling prospect in Permian Basin
Rig market

Baker Hughes announces weekly rig counts
Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. BHI Rig Count: U.S. +0 to 884 rigs...

North Atlantic Drilling announces resignation of CFO
Hercules Offshore files for Court approval of prepackaged reorganization plan
Supplier Contracts

InterMoor successfully provides rapid mooring support in the GoM
InterMoor Inc., an Acteon company, provided Anadarko Petroleum Corporation with rapid hook-up services for their Heidelberg truss spar...

Double contract win for Wood Group in Ca Rong Do
Primeline Energy signs drilling contract for exploration campaign
Monadelphous wins contract for Chevron's Barrow Island assets
PBJV wins contract from PETRONAS Carigali for Work in East...
Petro Matad awards 2D seismic contract for Blockc IV and V, to...
First Subsea completes Goliat Bend stiffener connections
Harding wins contract to supply the lifeboats for Johan Sverdrup
Jacobs Engineering Group awarded ExxonMobil contract
PEMEX awards three-year offshore engineering blanket order to Wood Group
Company news / Financial

Accenture enters agreement to acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting
Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC), the management consulting unit of Schlumberger...

Rosneft acquires a Russian oilfield service company from Trican...
NEOS acquires Denver land processing business from ION
Tourmaline Oil Corp. completes acquisition of Mapan Energy Ltd.
EMGS reports sales from multi-client library over the Barents Sea
Amazing Energy enters business combination with Jilpetco, Inc.
Independent Oil extends agreement for interest in the Skipper...
3sun Group launches comprehensive Asset Integrity Service
Weatherford acquires the assets of Elite Energy Products

New energy business

TruStar Energy opens Public CNG Fueling Station in Tulsa
TruStar Energy has opened a TruStar Energy-branded public CNG fueling station in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Located in a heavy truck traffic corridor...

Blue Earth names G. Robert Powell as CEO
WCA calls for governments worldwide to support all low emission technologies equally


SOCO commences production from the TGT H5 Platform, Vietnam
SOCO has announced that first oil and gas from the H5 Wellhead Platform of the Te Giac Trang field occurred on 10 August 2015...

Petrogrand provides July 2015 production update
Cooper Energy updates on drilling at Bunian-4 well
Tullow Oil increases oil production at Jubilee field
LUKOIL reaches five million tonnes of oil at Yuri Korchagin field
PetroNeft current gross production from Licence 61 is about...
Seven Generations to resume production as Alliance Pipeline restarts shipping natural gas


GeoTeric 2015.3 Release
The release of GeoTeric 2015.3 marks another major step in the evolution of Cognitive Interpretation. With the advancement of broadband seismic, there is a growing need for high...

Bestobell showcases high pressure valves at Gastech 2015
BGP commences a 3D TZ survey for KOC
Polymer solutions to improve the efficiency of water systems
Suretank launches new design in safety for offshore cargo basket
Energean acquires AGG survey over the Ioannina onshore block
Schlumberger launches multiclient wide-Azimuth deepwater seismic survey in Mexican waters

Shipping / Yard News

Keppel Shipyard secures contracts worth S$125 million
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M)'s wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) has secured a Floating...

VARD secures contract for one stern trawler for a new Canadian client

General News

The first building block completed on the Johan Sverdrup field
The first piece of the Johan Sverdrup development has now been completed and installed on the field in the North Sea. It was Heerema Marine Contractors’ crane vessel “Thialf” that completed the installation of the 280-tonne...

SUT to host deepwater sessions at Offshore Europe
Danish Maritime Days exceeds 60 global events
Platts Survey: OPEC Pumps 31.4 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Per...
Statoil: Mariner jacket on its way to the North Sea
Trelleborg tackles lower operator costs at this year's SPE Offshore Europe

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