Newscap week 39

Published Sep 22, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Providence forms strategic exploration collaboration with Schlumberger
Providence Resources has signed a strategic and incentivised exploration collaboration agreement with Schlumberger in respect of the southern...

Petsec Energy spuds Levert - St. John Farms, Inc. No. 1 well
InterOil reports successful flow test for Triceratops-3
Leucrotta Exploration commences Montney drilling program
Faroe Petroleum announces results of Boomerang well
Abilene provides final drilling report on CKU project
Triple Energy provides update on drilling activities
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. -6 to 842 rigs...

NPD grants drilling permit for well 25/10-14 S to Suncor Energy
Seadrill cancels West Mira construction contract
Primeline Energy Holdings mobilizes rig for drilling operations of LS23-1-1 well
Supplier Contracts

Claxton installs new fully forged drilling riser system in the North Sea
Claxton, an Acteon company, has successfully installed a high-pressure drilling riser system as part of a multimillion-pound contract for the Catcher...

Amec Foster awarded new BP contract for Eastern Trough Area...
Statoil awards FMC Technologies subsea contract for Johan...
Statoil Brazil awards Peregrino OMM contract to Wood Group
Harkand awarded contract with Technip in Ghana
Tata Steel awarded multi-million pound contract on Maersk...
Trelleborg signs framework agreement with Statoil
Kollsnes contract for Fabricom
Statoil awards contract for Johan Sverdrup power cables
Woodside awarded a FEED contract to Aibel Singapore
Company news / Financial

Hoover Container Solutions acquires Tech Oil Products, Inc.
Hoover Container Solutions has acquired Tech Oil Products, Inc. (Tech Oil). Founded in 1980 and headquartered in New Iberia, Louisiana, Tech Oil has become...

Eni awarded Exploration Company of 2015 by the Petroleum...
Total sells 10% interest in Fort Hills to Suncor Energy
Argos Resources completes farm-out of Licence PL001
Conclusion of IPO roadmap for DONG Energy
Resolute Energy to sell Hilight field assets, Powder River Basin...
Genel Energy to acquire OMV stake in Bina Bawi field

New energy business

Russia to collaborate with Brazil in nuclear energy power production
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hopes that collaboration in nuclear energy and space exploration will become the basis of technological alliance...

Assystem to deliver on World’s biggest Fusion Energy project
Versatile Divinycell vessels for the offshore wind industry
Statkraft opens Cheves Hydro Power Plant in Peru


LUKOIL produced 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas at its projects in Uzbekistan
LUKOIL has cumulatively produced 30 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas at its projects in Uzbekistan. Most of this (about 85%) comes...

Armour's Northern Australian prospective gas resources increase...
VAALCO Energy brought online well in the North Tchibala field
SacOil starts phase 2 development operations at Lagia oil field
Strata-X Energy increases reserve and resource estimates
ExxonMobil begins oil production at Erha North Phase 2 project...
Tower Resources signs Thali production sharing contract...
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces August 2015 production figures


The first subsea gas compression plant in the world on line – a step change in subsea technology
Statoil and its partners this week put the first subsea gas compression facility on line at Åsgard in the Norwegian Sea. Subsea compression will add some...

Polarcus awarded broadband 3D project in West-Africa
ABB invests in most advanced cable-laying vessel for subsea...

Ikon Science to showcase reservoir technologies at the SPE ACE...
OceanTools introduces new Subsea Scanning Tool
FARO® releases new Handheld 3D Laser Scanner Freestyle3D...
Kværner Verdal AS selects AVEVA Bocad
CGG GeoSoftware donates Geophysical Software to Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS

Shipping / Yard News

IKM Subsea signs new long term contract with "K" Line Offshore
K Line Offshore and IKM Subsea have come to an agreement to extend the current ROV services contracts on KL Sandefjord and KL Saltfjord by 5 years until mid-2020. The contract value including options is 140 million NOK and duration term is firm for 5 years + 2 yearly options...

Unique concept Kroonborg presented to KNVTS
EMAS AMC awarded Angostura project offshore Trinidad and...
Sparrows Group secures five-year deal with ADMA-OPCO
Third award nomination for Liberian Registry Eco-Upgrade...
MODEC wins FSO supply contract from Maersk Oil for Culzean field
Technics O&G wins contract to construct a Liftboat for Malaysia-based firm

General News

Wood Group pioneers five new JIPs
Wood Group is leading five new joint industry projects (JIPs) which will use the company’s extensive subsea experience to solve industry-wide challenges. These international projects, which will run between 2015 and 2018, will see Wood Group Kenny (WGK) work with several oil and gas operators, contractors and regulators to improve quality, safety and competence across the sector and achieve significant savings in design and unplanned intervention...

Petrel submits applications for Irish Offshore Licensing Round
Wood Group Intetech appoints Global Business Development...
Xodus wins TCO vibration contracts in Kazakhstan
International Trade award to President Engineering Group
Topsides UK 2016 extends abstract submission deadline
MCW Energy moves into full production mode

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