Newscap week 6

Published Feb 9, 2016

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

SDX Energy encounters oil bearing reservoir sections at Al Amir SE 23 development well
SDX Energy Inc. says that the Al Amir SE 23 development well in North West Gemsa, has encountered significant oil bearing reservoir sections in both the Kareem Rahmi and...

SOCO commences drilling at Baobab Marine-1 well
Pakistan's OGDCL makes discovery at Nashpa X-5 exploratory well
Buru begins wireline logging program at Ungani Far West 1 well
Stonehaven Exploration completes four wells in the program
Rockhopper says Ombrina Mare concession will not be awarded
Alvopetro to spud 170(B1) well in early February
Rig market

Baker Hughes releases January 2016 rig counts
Baker Hughes Incorporated says that the international rig count for January 2016 was 1,045, down 50 from the 1,095 counted in December 2015, and down 213 from the 1,258 counted...

Greka Drilling drills 62 wells in 2015
Songa Offshore to cut 200 onshore jobs
Supplier Contracts

ALMACO’s Modular Cabins for Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup platform at Apply Leirvik
Thanks to the 2015 framework agreement with Statoil, ALMACO Group was awarded the contract to build 450 NORSOK-compliant Modular Cabins for Statoil’s Johan...

Fugro awarded Pyrenees Phase 3 installation project by BHP...
Velocys updates ENVIA Energy GTL plant project progress
Aker Solutions wins MMO contract in the UK
Custom Modulift subsea spreaders for major North Sea oil project
CGG awarded survey extension Offshore Colombia
Jacobs awarded pre-FID study contract for Baltic gas project
Subsea 7 awarded frame agreement offshore UK
Plexus' Malaysian Joint Venture Company awarded £0.9 million...
Aker Solutions awarded two MMO contracts from ConocoPhillips...
Statoil awarding contracts for Oseberg Vestflanken 2, Johan Sverdrup and Gina Krog
Company news / Financial

Schlumberger-Cameron merger receives unconditional clearance from European Commission
Schlumberger Limited and Cameron International Corporation jointly declared that the European Commission has cleared their proposed merger...

Qatar Petroleum to acquire 30% Chevron's assets in Morocco
Acteon Field Life Service launched
Ardyne launches with acquisition of Wellbore AS
Siemens UK & Ireland joins forces with EFC Group
Statoil ASA: 2015 fourth quarter results
Africa Oil completes Kenyan farmout deal with Maersk Oil
Total signs heads of agreement to provide LNG to ENN in China

New energy business

Agreement on the sale of transmission assets at Westermost Rough
Westermost Rough Ltd (WMR), a wholly owned subsidiary of DONG Energy A/S (50%), the UK Green Investment Bank plc (25%) and Marubeni Corporation (25%) has signed...

WGL expands “Energy Management Platform” solution
DONG Energy to build new record size offshore wind farm


Rosneft and Statoil commence well testing at the North-Komsomolskoye field
Rosneft and Statoil commenced testing of two production wells of highly viscous oil of the PK1 layer of the North-Komsomolskoye field.The companies are implementing pilot operation of the horizontal wells constructed using best practices related to inflow...

Total starts-up production at Laggan-Tormore in the West of...
Petsec Energy acquires Damis production licence
Andes Energia production for December 2015 was 3,287 bpd
Transerv Energy reports encouraging initial gas flows at Warro-6
Sasol obtains approval for Mozambique field development plan
Total signs long-term agreement to supply LNG to Pertamina


AVEVA supports Fabricom on major brownfield project
AVEVA says that Fabricom Offshore Services is using AVEVA software for the brownfield modification of GDF Suez’s Cygnus Platform in 2016...

Halliburton launches electrohydraulic subsea safety system
Prior Diesel makes major investment in 3D modelling

Major industry boost for award-winning Lightpath technology
OTC Asia 2016 spotlight on new technology award recipients...
Deep Gas Utica well utilizes CARBO KRYPTOSPHERE LD...
Petrotechnics’ proscient software achieves certified integration...
E2S Warning Signals launches GRP IECEx & ATEX Xenon strobe beacons at CIPPE

Shipping / Yard News

Bibby Offshore develops collaborative approach to unlock subsea productivity
Bibby Offshore has developed an innovative vessel share option for clients, which has the potential to provide the subsea industry with significant savings through encouraging...

New offshore vessel to be fitted with Cathelco BWT system
FSL Trust completes disposal of two containerships
AKOFS Offshore selects Webtool Emergency Disconnection Tool

General News

Bear Head LNG receives US DOE authorisation for exports to Non-FTA countries
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued final authorization for Bear Head LNG Corporation and Bear Head LNG (USA), LLC (together Bear Head LNG) to export liquefied...

Unique Onboard Training System wins prestigious DP award
Subsea Expo draws record attendance as the industry gets fit for...
gasworld Europe Industrial Gas Conference 2016
National awards recognise Subsea stars
GE and Statoil declared winners of open innovation challenge
Scottish Government support for the sector welcomed by Oil & Gas UK

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