Newscap week 49

Published Dec 1, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Quadrant Energy spuds Roc-1 well offshore Western Australia
Carnarvon Petroleum Limited says that the operator of the Roc-1 well in permit WA-437-P offshore Western Australia, Quadrant Energy has advised that the well spud....

Tuscany Energy makes new heavy oil pool discovery
Buru Energy spuds Ungani Far West 1 well
Nighthawk Energy to plug and abandon Northstar 1-14 well
Lion Energy spuds sixth well in Phase 3 development
Lundin spuds exploration well on the Ørnen prospect in the...
Rig market

Prosafe, Jurong Shipyard agree on flexible delivery of Safe Zephyrus
Prosafe and Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. in Singapore have agreed to a flexible delivery of the Safe Zephyrus to align with Prosafe’s contract portfolio...

NPD grants 16/4-10 drilling permit to Lundin Norway
Supplier Contracts

Aker Solutions wins Maintenance and Modifications contract from BP in Norway
Aker Solutions won a framework agreement to provide maintenance and modifications services at BP-operated oil and gas fields offshore Norway. The contract has a fixed period of five years valued at as much as NOK 3.2 billion. It also contains options to extend the agreement by as many as...

Expro enters Qatar with five-year contract
Unison installed all-electric pipe bending machine at Norwegian...
OPSB awarded EPCIC contract to Muhibbah
Wood Group wins $90 million contract in Iraq
Aquatic and ITB Subsea complete power cable installation in...
Technip to supply reformer for STAR hydrogen plant
Benthic wins contracts for Woodside's Browse FLNG
Company news / Financial

Rosneft and EVRAZ signed agreement on natural gas supply
Itera Oil and Gas Company, a Rosneft subsidiary, signed long-term contracts on natural gas supply with leading industrial companies of Sverdlovsk Region: Nizhny Tagil Metallurgical Plant (EVRAZ NTMK)...

Intertek acquires Hi-Tech Testing Services Inc. (Hi-Tech)
Elixir provides update on Cliff Head transaction
Lloyd's Register's Group review 2015 highlights continued strong...
Rockhopper Exploration and FOGL announces recommended...
Opal Energy Corp. plans to acquire Versus LLC
Talisman Energy commences a debt tender offer
Exova invests in new Italian laboratory
Rosneft and BP complete transaction to sell 20% share of Taas-Yuryakh Neftegazodobycha to BP

New energy business

Solar energy as a reliable source for improving education
Given the severity of the energy shortage in Pakistan, crippling the development of the country, the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) decided to forgo its fuel cost for its gas/diesel gesents...

Enbridge acquires 103-megawatt West Virginia wind project
Turbine owners establish global peer-to-peer platform to solve...
Brookfield Renewable closes Cdn$175 million preferred unit offering


Edvard Grieg field in the Norwegian North Sea begins production
Wintershall strengthens production profile in Norway / Second partner-operated field brought into production in 2015. With the start of production of the Edvard Grieg field in the North Sea, Wintershall has strengthened its position as one of the major oil and gas producers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The Lundin-operated oil field, discovered in 2007, has...

88 Energy recommences operations at Icewine #1
Mart Resources provides October 2015 production update
BG Group starts commercial operations from QCLNG Train 2 in...
Sterling Energy completes acquisition of an interest in Block C-10


Tendeka enhances R&D and training facilities
Tendeka, the provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, has invested in a new facility at Minto Drive, Aberdeen....

Protea delivers 23rd BOP handling system
Newly developed LWD service withstands ultra high temperatures
DNV GL reveals top ten cyber security vulnerabilities for the oil...
FARO® launches new FOCUS3D X 30 Laser Scanner
Seatronics activates P.A.N. disrupter subsea with Predator ROV...
Ferguson's Singapore based leet now includes Tote Tanks
Spain’s TSK standardises on AVEVA Integrated Engineering &...

Shipping / Yard News

Damen Marine Components opens new plant in Jiangyin, China
Damen Marine Components (DMC) has opened its brand new facility in Jiangyin, China. Those present at the opening ceremony included CEO of Damen Shipyards Group René Berkvens...

Lamprell continues to deliver strong operational performance
Minesto enters technology partnership with Schottel Hydro
New Danish Maritime Forum report: Frontrunners should take the...
Monadelphous wins $144M contract for Shell's Prelude FLNG...
AHC retrofit to Bibby Hydromap fully operational 3 weeks after order
Grandweld delivers one dive maintenance & support vessel "TAWAM1" to ADNOC

General News

Wintershall joins World Bank‘s “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative
Wintershall has joined the international initiative against the flaring of associated gas during oil production. The aim of the “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative, which was launched by the World Bank together with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, is to end the worldwide flaring of associated gas during routine operations by 2030...

Fugro performs offshore survey programme in Equatorial Guinea
InfraStrata provides Islandmagee gas storage project update
ABB Consulting receives prestigious national safety award
NTNU and eDrilling to provide students with great training for real-...
Gazprom’s import substitution efforts boost cutting-edge technologies in Russia

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