Newscap week 21

Published May 24, 2016

Scandoil Newsletter

Exploration extracts

Exploration Drilling Commences at Brasse
Faroe Petroleum has announced the commencement of the Faroe-operated Brasse exploration well 31/7-1 in the Norwegian North Sea...

Petro River Oil Announces Woodburn Forest-1 Test Well Spudding
Rig market

Statoil Cancels Rig Contract
Statoil reports that it has, on behalf of the Aasta Hansteen licence, decided to cancel the contract with Seadrill for the West Hercules drilling rig....

Weekly Rig Counts from Baker Hughes
Supplier Contracts

Technip Norge AS Renews Framework Agreement with NorSea Group AS
NorSea Group AS (NSG) has signed a renewed framework agreement concerning the delivery of base and port services to Technip Norge AS...

Wood Group Awarded Statoil Master Services Agreement
Zenith Energy Awarded First Offshore Well Engineering Contract
SpeedCast Wins New Contract in the Middle East
Webtool Emergency Disconnection for Shah Deniz 2
N-Sea Offshore – DOF Subsea Cooperation Agreement
Company news / Financial

DEA Ready for Further Growth in Norway
After a five-month integration process, DEA has set up a new organisation in Norway. Hans-Hermann Andreae has been appointed Managing Director of DEA Norge...

New Petrobras CEO Pedro Parente Capable of Facing “Perfect...
FMC Technologies and Technip to Combine
Ducatus Partners Launched
Oil Search and Total Sign Acquisition Agreement
Rig Control Products Enters into Business Alliance with...
io oil & gas consulting Achieves ISO Certification
Statoil Awarded Considerable Position In 23rd Licensing Round
Lundin Norway Awarded Five Licences in 23rd Norwegian Licensing Round

New energy business

Nexans Cables to Connect Beatrice Offshore Windfarm to the Scottish Grid
Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd has chosen a consortium of Nexans and Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd to supply a transmission system to connect its new wind farm...

Siemens to Supply Wind Turbines and Grid Connection
BRTP Tidal Power Platform to be Fabricated by Aecon
Subsea 7 Awarded Wind Farm Contract Offshore UK
DNV GL to Provide Installation Engineering for HVDC Platform


Positive Development Well results in NW Gemsa, Egypt
SDX Energy Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in Egypt and Cameroon, has recently completed Al Amir SE 24 (AASE-24) development well...

Extension of Concession Contracts for the Marlim and Voador Fields


Breakthrough Order for Alfa Laval PureNOx Prime
PureNOx Prime, Alfa Laval’s new PureNOx solution for water treatment in Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR), will be part of EGR systems on five very large ethane carriers (VLECs)...

AccessESP Successfully Replaces ESP using Standard Slickline...
Ultrasonic-Based Geometry Inspection Introduced
Wood Group Develops Advanced Analytics Capability with CeADA
New Solution for Detecting Partial Discharge in Rotating Machines
CENTUM® VP R6.03 Integrated Production Control System...
First Subsea Decommissioning Tool recovers Caisson within a Caisson within a Caisson

Shipping / Yard News

First Cat® Marine Hybrid Thruster Delivers More Power Using Less Fuel
Caterpillar Marine has announced that engineering specialists at its new Marine Solutions Center are this month overseeing delivery of the first Cat® Marine Hybrid Thruster...

VarioDuct High-Performance Nozzle
PETRONAS LNG Vessels to Cut Emissions and Boost Efficiency with Jotun’s Antifouling Coatings
Damen Anchor & Chain Factory Demonstrates Cost Savings

General News

Announcement of the Norwegian 23rd Licensing Round Awards
The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has awarded ten new licenses, consisting of 40 blocks in total. Three of the licenses are located in the newly opened area in the Barents Sea southeast, outside the county of Finnmark. Thirteen companies are offered participating interest...

Russia, Cambodia Sign Two MOUs to Co-Operate on Nuclear...
Alderley Systems Adds ISO29001:2011 Accreditations
Well Abandonment to Take Centre Stage at Industry Event
New Wood Group as Chief Procurement Officer
Hydratight’s Long Drive Towards Goal Zero
Longer Lasting Lubricant Offers Corrosion Protection on Electrical Connections

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