Newscap week 43

Published Oct 20, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Lundin Petroleum spuds exploration well on the Rolvsnes prospect
Lundin Petroleum says that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has commenced drilling of exploration well 16/1-25 S on the Rolvsnes prospect...

AziLat enters transaction to acquire two blocks, offshore Brazil
Austin Exploration identifies high impact oil target in Colorado
Falkland provides operations update on 53/02-01 Humpback...
Hibiscus Petroleum set to spud Sea Lion-1
Buru Energy spuds Senagi-1 conventional exploration well
Petrobras confirms Libra field potential in the Santos Basin pre-salt
Lukoil, PanAtlantic and Romgaz discover large deep-water offshore gas field in Romania
Rig market

Deepsea Bergen finished yard stay within time and budget
Odfjell Drilling's 3rd generation semisubmersible, Deepsea Bergen, has finished its yardstay in connection with the 5-year special periodic survey and is now...

InterOil to assign second rig for Elk-Antelope appraisal program
FAR Ltd. executes Ocean Rig Athena drilling contracts for...
Talisman Sinopec awards Archer contract for platform drilling...
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. provides fleet update
eDrilling and Netscenario to provide drilling and well performance solutions in the cloud
Supplier Contracts

Statoil awards Johan Sverdrup construction contract to Aibel
Statoil has, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partners, awarded Aibel in Norway the contract for construction of the converter station at Haugsneset and required construction site work for land-based power supply to the field. This is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract covering engineering, procurement, construction site work, building of a converter...

Wärtsilä supplies 378 MW power plant to El Salvador
Deep Down receives order For $13 million
Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Egypt
Fluor Corporation awarded Kuwait's Al-Zour contracts
Ocean Installer signed regional framework agreement with BP
Jee Ltd secures contract extension with BP
Saipem awarded new E&C offshore contracts exceeding 600 million euro
Company news / Financial

Germany's DEA to buy E.ON Norway oil and gas business
DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG acquires 100% of the shares of E.ON’s Norwegian oil and gas business to create an enlarged Norwegian portfolio more than...

W&T Offshore closes sale of Yellow Rose Field, Permian Basin of...
Technics partners with PT Elnusa for O&G services projects in...
OMV plans to sell a stake of up to 49% in Gas Connect Austria
Delphi Energy to sell Greater Hythe assets for $12 million
Mart Resources enters arrangement agreement to be acquired by...
Rifle Shot Oil Corp. completes acquisition of Redwater assets
Repsol unveils its 2016-2020 strategic plan: value and resilience
Det norske acquires Svenska Petroleum’s Norwegian subsidiary
INEOS to purchase North Sea gas assets from DEA

New energy business

Yaskawa to expand into renewable energy with The Switch technology
Yaskawa to celebrate 100th anniversary while expanding into renewable energy and marine with The Switch technology Yaskawa Electric Corporation is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year....

3sun Group recognised at RenewableUK Awards 2015
Heraeus Photovoltaics and SAS Sunrise announce Perc Paste...
NorSea Group acquires wind power company ØER
Andershaw Wind Farm moves into construction
Rosatom supports public acceptance of nuclear energy at the first Nuclear Youth Congress in Malaysia


Three decades of gas to Norway
The Kårstø facility, which ranks among the world’s largest processing plants for natural gas, celebrates its 30th anniversary. Constant expansion has increased...

Misen Energy provides September 2015 production report
MX Oil provides update on progress of Aje field, offshore Nigeria
Parex's Q3 production grew to 27,375 barrels of oil per day
Panoro Energy completes Aje-5 production well
Gear Energy revised 2015 capital guidance
Dejour Energy's Mancos discovery at Kokopelli flows over...
Petrogrand provides production update for September 2015
NPD announces September 2015 production figures


Borets introduces successful AXIOM II VSD to North America
Borets has successfully introduced its AXIOM II variable speed drive (VSD). The AXIOM II is the first universal VSD that is ideally suited for operating ESP...

Sercel launches GeoTag underwater positioning solution
Foresight review of structural integrity and systems performance...
Emerson automation to help Sasol more than triple its chemical...
Ferguson Norge show extreme climate product range at OTD 2015
Latest AVEVA Bocad release delivers increased productivity

Shipping / Yard News

SBM Offshore awarded Browse FLNG Turret FEED
SBM Offshore says that Technip SA (Technip) has awarded the Company the Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for three, large-scale turret mooring systems associated with the proposed Browse Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG)...

Brodosplit increases efficiency with AVEVA integrated shipbuilding
SAAM SMIT Towage signs contract for Damen ASD Tug 2913 at...
Kongsberg Maritime: North Sea trials for inter-vessel broadband...
VARD wins Most Transparent Company Award at the SIAS Investors' Choice Awards 2015

General News

Oil and gas CEOs jointly declare action on climate change
The chief executive officers of 10 of the world’s largest oil and gas companies - which together provide almost a fifth of all oil and gas production and supply nearly 10% of the world’s energy - today declared their collective support for an effective climate change agreement to be reached at next month’s 21st session of...

Total announces Gladstone LNG ships first LNG natural gas cargo
Bestobell Marine is fully approved
Reftrade UK sees record growth in rentals market
RMEC increases yard by 150% to meet industry needs
ACE Winches engineers one of the world¹s largest chain mooring...
Statoil starts subsea gas compression- boosting Gullfaks recovery

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