Newscap week 44

Published Oct 27, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

AWE's second exploration well in China reaches total depth
AWE Limited advises that the Operator of Block 09/05 in the Bohai Bay Basin, China, ROC Oil Company Limited (ROC) has confirmed...

Canamax Energy announces successful fall drilling program
Ophir Energy commences G4/50 exploration drilling programme
Caofeidian 6-4 confirmed to be a mid-sized oilfield
3D Oil commences drilling operations at Sea Lion-1
88 Energy commences drilling at Icewine #1 exploration well
Groundstar Resources to abandon most recent well, 2-13-45-26...
Pan Orient hits natural gas and condensate discovery at Akeh-1 well, Indonesia
Rig market

Transocean Ltd. provides fleet status report
Transocean Ltd. issued a comprehensive Fleet Status Report which provides the current status of and contract information for the company's entire fleet of offshore drilling rigs...
Supplier Contracts

Proserv seals significant contract for Johan Sverdrup work
Energy services company Proserv has secured a contract with a value of more than 20 million NOK (approx. £1.6 million) to provide topside control equipment at one of the largest field discoveries on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The agreement will see Proserv supplying Aibel, on behalf of Statoil, with a hydraulic power unit (HPU) and three chemical injection...

Wison successfully delivered the first batch of modules for RPLC...
AEG Power wins power supply contract for new deepwater...
Technip awarded an important flexible pipe contract for Layang...
EMGS signs extension of contract for oil company in Malaysia
Penspen awarded $4.3 million Bangladesh contract from Gas...
DNV GL wins in-service contract for Ichthys LNG mega project
Wood Group wins $31 million coalbed methane contract in the US
Company news / Financial

Statoil reports more gas from Troll A
The two new giant compressors that started up on the Troll A platform this month will help increase gas recovery by 83 billion cubic metres. The occasion attracted a platform visit from EEA and EU affairs minister Vidar Helgesen.“Europe is in a transition phase with regard to both competitiveness and climate. Stable and competitive gas deliveries from the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) play a key...

Maersk Oil to reduce global workforce
Unique Group acquired Oceanwide
Gazprom and OMV sign Memorandum of Understanding on oil...
KBC Advanced technologies enters strategic relationship with...
Northcote Energy to purchase additional interest in Shoats Creek
TGS acquires Digital Petrodata
Gazprom announces adjusted Investment Program for 2015
BP and China Huadian Corporation sign multibillion dollar LNG...

New energy business

Damen to construct Renewables Service Vessel for Delta Marine
The close working relationship between Delta Marine and the Damen Shipyards Group has produced a new vessel design – called a Damen Renewables...

Ingeteam hits 30 GW installed wind capacity milestone


Petrobras: Pre-salt output tops the 1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day
Production of oil and natural gas from facilities operated by Petrobras in the pre-salt layer exceeded 1 million boed during September, with output...

Mart Resources provides September 2015 production update
Nighthawk Energy announces operational update

Northern Minerals & Exploration provides production update
SacOil gets extension for Block III Licence, Democratic Republic...
Rawson Resources commences workover activities of Udacha-1...
Oilex provides update on Indian operations


CGG begins BroadSeis survey in Brazil’s Barreirinhas Basin
CGG has now received all necessary permits to start acquiring the industry’s first regional broadband seismic survey of the Barreirinhas Basin in the Equatorial...

Fishbones AS to showcase new technology at industry event
AEG Power to show power supply solutions for Oil & Gas...
E2S Warning Signals launches two new product families at...
Landmark and CGG to develop next generation geoscience...
Exprodat helps to further the understanding of the earth

Shipping / Yard News

Bestobell Marine secures order for LNG carrier
Bestobell Marine has secured an order for its cryogenic globe and check valves for the second LNG carrier in the Yamal series of vessels being built at DSME...

Golar LNG provides Cameroon FLNG project update
Revised regulation to reduce superyacht NOx emissions
Drydocks World win Shell best HSE Initiative Award 2014-2015
International Marine Contractors Association annual seminar opens in Abu Dhabi

General News

NPD announces new study on unmanned wellhead platforms
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate wants unmanned wellhead platforms to be considered more often as an alternative to subsea tie-back in connection with development decisions.A new study will look into the benefits and disadvantages of wellhead platforms.'The main argument in favour of unmanned wellhead platforms as a concept, is that this could be an efficient development solution in terms of...

DSL Training Academy gains API-U learning approval
Technip to supply hydrogen reformers for PETRONAS’ RAPID...
ACE Winches completes Linear Winch System for Statoil
New Framework agreement is a powerful alliance to support the safe development of nuclear power

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