Newscap week 51

Published Dec 15, 2015
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Exploration extracts

Crown Estate publishes BGS geological assessment of Irish Sea
The Crown Estate has published a study by the British Geological Survey summarising the geological conditions of the Irish Sea that will provide a valuable...

KrisEnergy discovers gas at the Mustika-1 exploration well
Buru Energy continues drilling Ungani Far West 1 well
Wintershall makes minor oil discovery near the Vega Sør field
Saturn Minerals provides update on Bannock Creek exploration...
Holloman, partners finds no hydrocarbons at Baikal #1 well in Cooper Basin
Rig market

Baker Hughes Incorporated announces weekly Rig Count
Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. BHI Rig Count: U.S. -28 to 709 rigs...

Independent Oil and Gas sign rig contract with Transocean
eDrilling launches simulator for drilling and well engineering and...
INPEX establishes Domestic Exploratory Drilling Operations Office Tokyo
Supplier Contracts

IOC signs well management contract for upcoming Skipper well with AGR
Independent Oil and Gas has executed a well management contract with AGR Well Management Limited for the drilling of the appraisal well on Skipper, on track to spud in late January or early February 2016...

Penspen awarded FEED contract for the development of Ghana’s...
Jacobs receives contract from Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company...
Statoil awarded Johan Sverdrup pipeline contracts
Wood Group in second win for Browse FEED
SapuraKencana Petroleum group wins $72 million of work
NovaSeis signs joint venture MoU with Northbridge Energy
Air Energi to supply contractor workforce for Qatar Petroleum's...
Bestobell secures major contract to supply valves to Gotland...
SPT Offshore receives Letter of Intent (LOI) for WHP for Ophir field...
McDermott wins sizeable award for offshore development in Trinidad
Company news / Financial

Statoil and Repsol announce transactions in Norway, UK, US and Brazil
These transactions increase the number of Statoil’s operatorships in priority areas, providing greater control of asset development and costs through shared efficiencies. “We are delighted to be deepening our relationship with Repsol. In the current challenging market environment, these are innovative, value-enhancing transactions which will help control costs and strengthen Statoil’s portfolio for the long term”, said John Knight, Statoil’s Executive Vice-President...

Shell-BG combination receives Chinese antitrust clearance
Interra Resources ties up with China's Sany Group
Avanti Energy signs long-term gas sales agreement with Shell...
Steam Oil Production Company to acquire Elke and Narwhal...
Dolphin Geophysical provides update on restructuring
Ophir Energy signs HoA for sale of gas and Capex reductions for Fortuna FLNG


Chevron confirms first production from the Moho Bilondo phase 1b development
Chevron Corporation confirmed that its subsidiary, Chevron Overseas (Congo) Limited, and partners have started production from the deepwater development Moho Bilondo Phase...

Magnum Hunter announces new record throughput volumes at...
PetroNeft Resources update on operations at Licence 61
Volga Gas updates on Russia operations
Byron Energy secures multi-well farm-out deal with Otto
Rosneft produces 2 millionth ton of oil at the Northern Tip of...
Tethys Oil declares November 2015 production udpate
Exillon Energy provides November 2015 production figures
Sunshine Oilsands commences production at West Ells project


Kongsberg Maritime introduces new shallow-medium depth multibeam echo sounder
Kongsberg Maritime has introduced a new multibeam echo sounder designed for survey and inspection operations in shallow and medium water depths. The new KONGSBERG EM 712 multibeam echo...

Offshore oil and gas sector set to get a 'lift'
Ikon Science release RokDoc 6.3.1
EMGS reports Multi-Client sales in US Gulf of Mexico project
E2S introduces SIL 2 certified BEx alarm horn sounders and Xenon strobe beacons

Shipping / Yard News

New Glen Lyon FPSO sets sail for west of Shetland
BP, on behalf of the Schiehallion co-venturers Shell and OMV, announced that the new Glen Lyon floating production storage and offload (FPSO) vessel has started sea trials as it begins...

BBC Chartering adds office in Beijing, China
Marlink upgrades Maridive Group OSVs to VSAT broadband
Otto Marine secures charter for its second unit of new 238-Men DP2 work maintenance vessel

General News

Subsea compression innovator presented with President’s Award by SUT
The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) has presented its President’s Award to Dr Kjell Olav Stinessen in recognition of his long term services to industry at the Society’s...

The SPE EOR Conference set to take place ... In March 2016
ConocoPhillips announces 2016 operating plan and capital...
Raging River Exploration to acquire Viking light oil assets
Chevron declares $26.6 billion capital and exploratory budget for...
MOL Group awards the winners of the UPPP competition 2015
KPMG: Full effects of OPEC decision felt, as Brent Crude oil price hovers at US$40 a barrel

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