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Published Feb 23, 2016
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Exploration extracts

Petroceltic completes sale of Egyptian exploration interests
Petroceltic International plc has completed the sale of certain exploration licences in Egypt to its joint venture partner Edison International S.p.A...

Romgaz to relinquish EX29 Est Rapsodia Block in the Black Sea
Woodside acquires exploration acreage in Senegal
Statoil agrees farm-in with OMV in New Zealand
Madalena finds oil in the Lower Agrio Shale in Argentina
SOLO OIL encounter oil flows from Lower Kimmeridge Limestone
Tower Resources focuses on near-term opportunity in South Africa
SacOil commences 2D seismic data acquisition over Block III, Albertine Graben
Rig market

Vantage signed agreement for Tungsten Explorer
Vantage Drilling International has signed an agreement for a two-year extension of the Tungsten Explorer contract. The contract is now anticipated to keep...

Statoil cancels contract with sub-leased rig
CAVU International and eDrilling team up to offer CRM training in simulator
Supplier Contracts

Fugro to provide offshore survey and positioning services at flagship Angolan project
Under a contract awarded by Technip, Fugro is to provide offshore survey and positioning services at the Kaombo oil development offshore Angola. Fugro will provide offshore ...

Statoil awards ISO contract for Sture and Kollsnes
Cluff Natural Resources signs 2 year extension of MOU with...
Wood Group secures further design contract for GWF-2
AGR to support Colombia’s development of significant heavy oil...
iSURVEY Singapore awarded marine contract by Solstad Offshore
Savannah Petroleum signs seismic framework contract
Wood Group enters new sector in UK with Valero Energy refinery...
Harding to deliver lifeboats and davits to Culzean offshore gas...
Hima-Sella to develop and supply three HIPPS in Indonesia
NDT Global gets order for the demanding Åsgard Transport gas pipeline
Company news / Financial

Aker Solutions and Total to cooperate on subsea technology development
Aker Solutions and Total agreed to collaborate on research and innovation to develop new cost-effective subsea field technology. The initial four-year technical collaboration agreement will build on earlier cooperation and bring both companies closer in developing technologies that will reduce costs and increase value at subsea oil and gas fields. The partnership will this year explore a wide range of issues, including further evolution of subsea processing and compression systems to boost cost-efficiency of deepwater gas production, development of electric subsea controls and optimization of flow-measurement technologies...

Empyrean Energy completes sale of Sugarloaf AMI project
Cairn acquires additional interest in the Kraken development
Wood Group PSN reduces UK contractors’ rates
Gazprom taking comprehensive cost optimization measures
Gulf Stream Marine expands into Louisiana
Northcote Energy initiates asset sales process

New energy business

Statoil launches USD 200m new energy investment fund
Statoil launches a new venture capital fund dedicated to investing in attractive and ambitious growth companies in renewable energy, supporting its strategy of growth in new energy solutions....

SkyPower signs PPA to deliver 200 MW of solar energy projects...
Availon gets certified for Spanish & Italian wind farms servicing
Nexif Energy acquires controlling interest in Vietnamese Hydro Power project


Start-up at In Salah Southern fields declared
Statoil and partners Sonatrach and BP have declared the startup of its Southern Fields project on In Salah in Algeria. The Statoil production from the southern fields will be around 22 000 equity...

Eni gets approval for the development of Zohr gas field
Lukoil granted right to use suboil block in Baltic Sea

ExxonMobil declares 2015 Reserves Addition
Solo Oil says oil continues to flow from Horse Hill-1
Argos signs participation agreement with Noble Energy and Edison International


Wood Group seeks game changing technologies for JIP
Wood Group is calling for expressions of interest from technology vendors to support a joint industry project (JIP) which aims to reduce subsea equipment failures...

Emerson to help Cameron LNG deliver complex
CGG to conduct airborne gravity & magnetic survey offshore Mexico

Chariot Oil & Gas completes 3D seismic programme in Namibia

Shipping / Yard News

Optimarin secures nine vessel AHTS contract with Sinopacific
Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) has been selected for nine Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group AHTS vessels. The contract win comes on the back of a recent ten unit order from Atlantis Tankers...

Cape secures new contract in South Korea
VARD secures new contract for one stern trawler for HAVFISK

McDermott declares Date of Naming Ceremony for DLV 2000
Tullow Oil to change operating procedures on Jubilee Field FPSO
MacGregor signs contracts to supply Pusnes loading systems to China’s Cosco Shipyard Group

General News

Statoil’s Mariner project to be discussed at Joint Industry Event
In a low oil price environment it is more important than ever for collaboration between disciplines to deliver value, as well as inspiring the next generation of geoscientists and engineers...

Amerisur updates on Colombia-Ecuador interconnector pipeline
Diesel fuel retail price falls below $2.00 per gallon for first time...
E-learning business adapts to suit current climate
Mintra combines with Norwegian OCS HR to form global team
Kongsberg Maritime appoints new President
JDR awarded two umbilical contracts in Middle East

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