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AOG Daily: 2014 / May

The world’s largest liftboat has been built by Triyards Marine, Saigon Shipyard in HCMC, Vietnam, and will be delivered to Singapore-based EMAS Offshore in June.…
Shell will begin supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Japan’s third largest electric company starting October 2014. Shell Eastern Trading (Pte) Ltd, a Singapore-based subsidiary…
MOL Plc. announced a new discovery in the Bashkirian tier’s sediments of the Carboniferous period in the Rozhkovskoye field in the Fedorovsky Block, Kazakhstan. MOL…
Sunday, 25 May 2014 20:08

PNG LNG ships first cargo

The first shipment from the PNG LNG project has left Papua New Guinea carrying a cargo bound for Japan for Tokyo Electric Power Co. Inc.…
China opened the first environmental court in the southeastern province of Fujian today, the Xinhua news agency reported. The court will be staffed by 12 environmental,…
Friday, 23 May 2014 13:03

Total, Lukoil form Siberian JV

Total and Lukoil signed an agreement creating a joint venture (JV) to explore and develop the tight oil potential of the Bazhenov play in Western…
Friday, 23 May 2014 12:54

Gazprom Neft, EDC sign agreement

Gazprom Neft has announced the signing of a three-year framework agreement on drilling and well reconstruction with  drilling service provider Commonwealth of Independent States Eurasia…
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 00:00

Yamal LNG progresses with CNPC deal

OAO Yamal LNG closed on a contract to supply China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) 3mtpa LNG annually for 20 years from the Yamal LNG project…
Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:15

Aqualis awarded construction contracts

Norway's Aqualis ASA has won several new construction supervision, transportation & installation and marine warranty contracts in Asia. The total contract value is approximately US$11…
China's Sinopec Group said its subsidiary Sinopec Oilfield Service Corp. (SOSC) is forming a joint venture oilfield services company with Shengli Highland Petroleum Equipment Co., Ltd. and…
The development of unconventional oil and gas resources is gaining momentum across the world, with China and Australia becoming two of the most important emerging…
The Atwood Eagle semisubmersible drilling rig has been mobilized to the Phoenix South-1 well location within the WA-435-P exploration permit, off Western Australia. Perth-based partner…
Friday, 16 May 2014 15:08

Technip tapped for Yamal LNG contract

JSC Yamal LNG awarded Technip a major engineering, procurement and construction contract for the 16 mtpa-capacity Yamal LNG project in Russia, the French company announced…
Friday, 16 May 2014 11:51

Teekay wins FSO extension

Apache Energy granted a 10-year contract extension for Teekay Offshore's Dampier Spirit FSO, Teekay Offshore announced on 15 May 2014 in its first quarter results.…
Friday, 16 May 2014 08:51

Production starts at South Belut

Natural gas production has started from the South Belut gas field in the South Natuna Sea, ConocoPhillips-operated block B in Indonesia, says partner, Japan’s Inpex. …
Thursday, 15 May 2014 14:26

Heads of Rosneft, Sinopec meet

Rosneft's President and Chairman of the Management Board Igor Sechin met with Fu Chengyu, Chairman of China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec) in Beijing today, 15 May…
Japan's JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp., a wholly-owned unit of JX Holdings, announced Monday that Petronas has approved the field develoment plan for the…
While the suspension of the Indian natural gas price hike may come as a relief to domestic households, local fertilizer companies, and electricity producers, the…
Click graph to view larger Unprecedented motorization in China has led to significant increases in oil demand and oil imports. In response to growing oil…
Lundin Malaysia BV, a subsidiary of Sweden's Lundin Petroleum AB, says development drilling at its Bertam oil field offshore peninsular Malaysia will start this summer.…
Monday, 12 May 2014 00:00

CNOOC begins Kenli 3-2 production

CNOOC Ltd began production at its 100%-owned Kenli 3-2 oilfields, the company announced on 12 May 2014. The Kenli 3-2 oilfields, located in the southern…
COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard, a subsidiary of the COSCO Shipyard Group, has secured a US$184 million contract from Mumbai-based Derwent Ocean Ltd. S.A, part of Foresight…
Helicopter service provider Bristow Group has been awarded a AU$138 million contract to set up an air base at Ceduna and support BP's oil exploration in the…
Friday, 02 May 2014 12:03

Cairn India CEO resigns

Cairn India Ltd.'s Interim CEO and Director P Elango has stepped down citing personal reasons, the company announced on 2 May 2014. Cairn's CFO Sudhir…
Friday, 02 May 2014 10:09

OilOnline,OHH aid industry families

OilOnline and Oilfield Helping Hands are partnering to make a difference in the lives of oilfield families in need. The two organizations are launching a…
Thursday, 01 May 2014 16:20

Fairmount tows Naga 3 to Vietnam

Tug Fairmount Expedition has towed jackup rig Naga 3 safely from Labuan, Malaysia, to the PV Marine Shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam. The Fairmount Expedition…
In early April, Rosneft and ExxonMobil began aerial gravity-magnetic surveys over offshore blocks in the Yuzhno-Chukotsky licence area in the eastern Russian Arctic to establish the…
Thursday, 01 May 2014 01:04

KFELS delivers NAGA-5 jackup to UMW

Keppel Corp. Ltd. reported on 29 April, that its unit Keppel FELS Ltd. delivered the UMW Naga 5 (400ft ILC) jackup project 32 days ahead…
Singapore-based Energy Drilling has taken delivery of EDrill-1, the first of two self-erecting drilling tender barges under construction at COSCO Guangdong Shipyard Co., Ltd, a…