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OE Activity: 2015 / June

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:21

African Petroleum farm out updates

African Petroleum, an independent oil and gas exploration company, is seeking strategic partners on its ten licenses in Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Senegal, The Gambia and…
Spectrum has finalized the purchase of Fugro's multi-client library for a cash consideration of US$115 million on a cash- and debt-free basis. The transaction has…
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:23

Songa Equinox to depart South Korea

Songa Offshore has taken delivery of Songa Equinox from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in Korea. Songa Equinox will shortly depart South Korea en route…
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:05

Logan to supply CCTLF to Maersk

Logan Industries, based in Hempstead, Texas, will supply a compensated coiled tubing lift frame (CCTLF) to Maersk Drilling, which provides drilling services to oil companies…
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:03

Seabird starts Gigante seismic

SeaBird Exploration will now commence the Gigante survey for TGS Nopec, after receiving all necessary permits. The vessels Osprey Explorer and Hawk Explorer have commenced…
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 09:31

Wood Group acquires BETA

Wood Group acquired BETA Machinery Analysis (BETA), a Calgary-based engineering consultancy specializing in advanced vibration analysis in a deal valued at US$14.3 million. BETA’s expertise…
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 09:12

Samsung bags Johan Sverdrup gig

Statoil, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup license, awarded Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries Shipyard the US$892 million (NOK 7 billion) contract for decks for both…
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 03:56

Mitra sizes up Vietnamese prospects

Mitra Energy has completed the acquisition of 533sq km of full-fold 3D seismic data in the Block 127 Production Sharing Contract area, offshore Vietnam.  …
Wild Well Control announced the start-up of a new well control training certification program that will offer a selection of action-oriented well control training curricula,…
Monday, 29 June 2015 12:00

Altas secures Dolphin contract

Dolphin Drilling selected learning technologies provider Atlas Knowledge to deliver a new system to manage the competence and training of its workforce in the UK.…
Monday, 29 June 2015 11:51

Xodus awarded vibration contract

Xodus Group has secured a contract for the vibration assessment and analysis on the oil train piping and structures for Zakum Development Co. at Zirku…
Fugro’s multi-purpose drilling, well intervention and geotechnical vessel, Fugro Synergy, is proving her capabilities on a multi-well intervention campaign which recently started in the Gulf…
Monday, 29 June 2015 10:58

Siemens, Dresser-Rand merger approved

The European Commission has cleared the proposed US$7.6 billion merger between Dresser-Rand and Siemens, the Houston-based equipment supplier announced on 29 June. All of the…
Speaking this week as the 2015 recipient of the Energy Institute (EI)'s Cadman Award, Malcolm Brinded, chairman of Shell Foundation, has called for increased focus…
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced an agreement to have the National Academies establish a new standing committee on environmental science and assessment…
Friday, 26 June 2015 12:41

Raytheon Anschütz wins COSCO contract

German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz announced new contracts for the delivery of Synapsis Integrated Navigation Systems (INS) to five 14,500TEU container vessels built at…
Friday, 26 June 2015 12:01

Deepsea Bergen scheduled for yard stay

Odfjell Drilling awarded Aibel the yard stay contract for the rig Deepsea Bergen. The rig will arrive at Aibel's yard in Haugesund early autumn 2015.…
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Statoil consent to use the Scarabeo 5 mobile drilling facility for drilling and completing well 7121/4-G-4 H…
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) is extending its seismic remapping agreement with Baker Hughes’ Reservoir Development Services (RDS) group to better understand resource potential for…
Friday, 26 June 2015 09:47

L&T wins EPCI contract

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won an offshore contract for the Bassein Development Project from the…
Friday, 26 June 2015 08:40

Red Emperor planning Filipino program

Red Emperor Resources is raising US$4.4 million (AU$5.76 million) for its upcoming drilling a appraisal program offshore the Philippines.  The Maersk Venturer. From Maersk. The…
Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:22

Suncor's Niobe comes up empty

Suncor Energy will plug and abandon the Niobe exploration prospect after failing to find significant hydrocarbons, according to partner Trap Oil. Niobe is located in…
Umbilicals International (UI), part of the Seanamic Group, has invested over US$2 million in new cable manufacturing lines at its Houston production facility. The two…
GE Oil & Gas announced the official opening of its new innovation center in Newcastle, UK, designed to drive technology development for the subsea fields…
Thursday, 25 June 2015 03:03

Wood Group to run CATS

Wood Group has entered into a US$250million agreement with Antin Infrastructure Partners (Antin IP) to provide operating services for the Central Area Transmission System (also…
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 10:47

Fugro assists Alvheim project

Fugro is providing wave measurements to support construction operations at an improved oil recovery (IOR) project on the Norwegian continental shelf, around 225km west of…
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 10:03

Unique Group plans business expansions

Unique Group, formerly known as Unique Maritime Group, has set in place measures to double its size and global infrastructure by 2019 through capital investment,…
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 04:08

Expro wins Jubilee and TEN contracts

UK-based Expro Group has been awarded new contracts from Tullow Oil worth more than US$100 million over three years. The contracts will see Expro work…
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 04:04

Harkand supports Solan commissioning

UK-based subsea inspection, repair and maintenance sector firm Harkand has started work with Premier Oil supporting the Solan field development, West of Shetland. Harkand's multi-purpose…
Sweden's Alfa Laval has won an order to supply its Framo pumping systems to the Johan Sverdrup field development in the Norwegian North Sea. The…
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