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Published Feb 2, 2016
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Exploration extracts

Statoil to explore offshore Uruguay
Statoil Uruguay B.V. (Statoil) has agreed with Total E&P Uruguay B.V. (Total) to acquire 15% working interest in offshore exploration block 14 in Uruguay. This represents a new impact opportunity for Statoil and a new...

Baron Oil completes seismic acquisition programme in Block XXI...
Holloman Energy to continue exploration of PELs 112, 444 in...
Providence completes initial interpretation of Frontier exploration...
Lundin commences drilling of Maligan exploration offshore...
TGS reaches 50% acquisition progress mark on Gigante seismic...
Kosmos Energy makes significant gas discovery offshore Senegal
Buru Energy continues drilling at Ungani Far West 1 well
Rig market

Lamprell signs MoU with Saudi Aramco, Bahri, and Hyundai Heavy Industries
Lamprell’s subsidiary Lamprell Energy Limited has signed a MOU with Saudi Aramco (the national oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia...

Keppel FELS delivers first rig of the year safely and on time
BHI Rig Count: U.S. -18 to 619, Canada -19 to 231
Supplier Contracts

Lankhorst Ropes awarded mooring rope contract with Shell
Offshore rope manufacturer, Lankhorst Ropes, has been awarded a contract by Shell Offshore Inc. to supply the mooring lines for the Appomattox development to be located approximately 140 nautical miles Southeast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico...

Statoil awards new helicopter contracts for Bergen and Florø
Saipem awarded new E&C onshore contracts worth approx...
Trelleborg wins FPSO Egina contract
Proteafurther delivers its first Man-Riding winch
Aker Solutions to deliver FPSO concept study for Johan Castberg...
FMC awarded $180 Million subsea contract on Australian project...
MeteoGroup chosen as weather forecasting specialist for Subsea 7 UKCS and Canada operations
Company news / Financial

Shell shareholders vote in favour of the recommended combination between Shell and BG
Royal Dutch Shell plc declares the poll result from General Meeting held at the Circustheater, Circusstraat 4, 2586 CW, The Hague, The Netherlands....

Premier Oil updates on acquisition of E.ON's UK North Sea assets
Polarcus decides further cost reductions
Sterling Energy withdraws from Block C-3, Mauritania
Enbridge acquires Montney natural gas assets from Murphy Oil...
ProSep appoints Sales Manager to strengthen Norwegian foothold
READ launches micro-leak detection services
Carnarvon Petroleum secures 35% stake in Retention Lic. TR/3
ACE Winches attends trade mission to West Africa
Shell to sell its shareholding in the Shell Refining Company in Malaysia

New energy business

Petrofac contract for Heerema Fabrication Group
Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has been awarded a contract from Petrofac for the Procurement & Construction of the jacket and piles for BorWin3. Petrofac, in a consortium with Siemens, has the full responsibility for the construction and offshore installation of the BorWin3 platform of TenneT, which will house a Siemens HVDC station that...

Petrofac and GE support Galloper offshore wind farm to bring...
ExxonMobil, Renewable Energy Group to research biodiesel from cellulosic sugars


CNOOC begins production at Kenli 10-4 oilfield
CNOOC Limited has commenced production from the Kenli 10-4 oilfield. The Kenli 10-4 oilfield is located in the South of Bohai with an average...

Torchlight Energy re-entered Johnson #4 well
Victoria Oil & Gas declares 2016 operations outlook
Bengal Energy declares successful cuisinier well stimulation...
Chevron commences gas production from Chuandongbei project
Carnarvon Petroleum secures 35% stake in Retention License TR/3


ScanTech Offshore’s new Heat Exchangers deliver unrivalled performance
ScanTech Offshore can now provide the well test industry with Heat Exchangers that surpass anything that is currently available. With a 5”...

Aquatec Group introduces new cathodic protection system at...
Intelsat 29e, the first Intelsat EpicNG Satellite, successfully...
Polymer aerogel technology targets oil and gas pipeline...
New approach to pipeline repair reduces costs in Indonesia
Red Marine successfully delivers Bespoke testing program
Det norske and Norsar signs research agreement
C-Innovation chooses KONGSBERG AUV Systems to expand subsea services portfolio

Shipping / Yard News

IMarEST launches campaign to support seafarers
The Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST) has launched a campaign aimed at supporting seafarers in developing their skills and demonstrating their competencies...

MES establishes new department to support FPSO chartering...
BG Group and Keppel to fuel ships with LNG in Singapore
Optimarin gets 2016 off to excellent start with 10 system Atlantis Tankers order

General News

Subsea Expo could be a record-breaker despite the industry facing tough times
With only two days to go, Subsea Expo 2016 is set to attract its highest-ever numbers, despite the UK oil and gas industry facing the toughest period in its history...

New PFC course cuts safety training time and costs
New pipeline projects increase Northeast natural gas takeaway...
Oil & Gas UK welcomes Prime Minister's support for industry and...
Global opportunities on the agenda at Europe’s largest subsea...
Plexus Holdings signs Russian licence agreement
Supportive measures will strengthen industry emergence from downturn, says Oil & Gas UK

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