Newscap week 8

Published Feb 17, 2015

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Lundin spuds exploration well on the Gemini Prospect
Lundin Petroleum, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS, has commenced drilling of exploration well 16/1-24 in PL338C southwest of the Edvard Grieg field.The well will investigate the hydrocarbon potential of the Gemini...

INPEX awarded oil and gas exploration permit in Northern Territory
Sterling Energy gets extension on offshore Madagascar blocks
Galilee Energy spuds Dworsky Haas-1 well
Jura Energy Corporation commences drilling Reti-2 development
Statoil makes minor oil discovery in North Sea
Trapoil relinquish Orchid license
Svenska Petroleum completes appraisal well on Krafla Main in the North Sea
Rig market

Seadrill Limited gives up on $1.1 bln Petrobras contracts
Seadrill Limited says that in November, 2014 Petrobras approval had been received for the extensions of its ultra-deepwater semi-submersibles the West Taurus and West Eminence. Due to recent developments within Petrobras...

£5m investment boosts growth plans at Paradigm Drilling Services
Transocean Ltd. declares departure of CEO
Vantage Drilling Company amends Cobalt Explorer Construction contract
Supplier Contracts

Subsea 7 S.A. awarded contract offshore Australia
Subsea 7 S.A. has been awarded a contract by Woodside Energy Ltd for the Persephone Work Pack 2 Fabrication, Subsea Installation...

Conductor installation completes operation on major gas project...
Swiber wins $310 million EPCIC contract in South Asia
Bibby Offshore Singapore secures contract with Seascape
Jacobs wins engineering contract ... for APLNG facility
Fluor Corporation awarded major contract by NEXUS Gas Transmission
Company news / Financial

Statoil submits the development plan for Johan Sverdrup
Statoil and its partners submit the plan for development and operation (PDO) for Johan Sverdrup, phase one, to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The PDO will be handed over from Statoil’s chief executive officer Eldar Sætre to Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Tord Lien...

Target Energy files lawsuit against Victory Energy and Aurora...
EFC Group ahead of schedule for ambitious 2016 financial target
CNL Software opens PSIM Centre of Excellence in the UAE
Gazprom commercial talks on new contract with China advancing...
Sirius Petroleum gains extension on funding
Petrogrand signs a Letter of Intent regarding an acquisition in...
Bear Head LNG takes major step forward in Canadian regulatory process

New energy business

Statkraft to become majority owner of Brazilian company Desenvix
Statkraft, through its Brazilian subsidiary (Statkraft), has today agreed with Jackson Empreendimentos S.A. (Jackson) to acquire all...

Maxim Power receives approval for Milner expansion


Karoon Gas side-track programme at Kangaroo-2 appraisal well complete
Karoon Gas Australia Ltd's Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, located in exploration Block S-M-1165, Santos Basin off-shore Brazil...

Madalena Energy announces 155% increase to year end reserves
Tap Oil not to proceed with farm-in of offshore Otway Basin
Bankers Petroleum operations hit by flooding
CNOOC signs PSCs with SK Innovation Co
Northern Petroleum shuts in several wells for further evaluation
VAALCO Energy declares strong production results of the Etame 10-H well


AGR and Statoil experts launch guide to reservoir modelling
Two senior AGR and Statoil geoscientists have partnered to launch a book that argues the case for a revised approach to reservoir modelling...

EMGS report sales from the multi-client library in the Barents Sea
Hydro Group set to showcase new capabilities at Subsea Expo
Acclaimed Software Company develops Qualify
Caley Ocean announces Portable IWOCS Deployment System
Aquaterra Energy launches new Riser Monitoring System
GE Power Conversion delivers sophisticated... Motor Test Benches
SeeByte and VideoRay successfully test software upgrades to...
Blackmer® adds Ebsray® products to its family Of Autogas-Equipment Solutions

Shipping / Yard News

Bokalis takes over new semi-submersible heavy transport vessel
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) says that the Dockwise vessel White Marlin was named and christened during a festive...

Keppel Corporation appoints Mr Till Vestring to its Board
N-Sea invests £1.5m in new dive support vessel
SAL Heavy Lift's MV Frauke wraps up offshore gig
Moore Stephens says offshore maritime sector must watch costs...
Dyna-Mac secures S$60 million topside module fabrication works from Armada Cabaca Ltd

General News

DNV GL led industry collaboration to develop design guidelines for pipeline concrete coating
With submarine pipelines increasing in diameter and extending into deeper waters and more challenging environments, design requirements for concrete weight coating do often not meet current needs. The result...

West Africa Oil & Gas Security Summit to return to Nigeria
Accident aboard FPSO Cidade de São Mateus
Tanzania outlines roadmap for universal energy access by 2030
PennEast Pipeline to drive $1.6 billion economic impact
EIA tracking tool shows light-sweet crude oil imports to Gulf Coast virtually eliminated

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