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AOG Activity: 2016 / March

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 03:21

Nido to drill Galoc end March

The drillship Deepsea Metro I has commenced mobilization from Labuan, Malaysia to the Galoc-7/7ST appraisal well in the Palawan basin, offshore Philippines. Drilling operations at…
Thursday, 16 March 2017 03:04

Icon completes Harries 3D

Icon Energy announced that the Harrier 3D seismic acquisition program in ATP 594 has been successfully completed. A total of 293sq km of 3D seismic…
Sunday, 12 March 2017 22:28

Buru restarts Ungani production

Perth-based Buru Energy has completed a restart plan for the Ungani oil field in the onshore Canning basin south of Broome in Western Australia. Production…
Sunday, 12 March 2017 22:08

Amec nets Brunei Shell work

Amec Foster Wheeler announced on Friday (13 March) that it has been awarded a major contract by Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) for the rejuvenation of…
Monday, 06 March 2017 19:53

MEC hires contractor for Sydney seismic

MEC Resources announced that investee company Advent Energy has engaged Minev Services to deliver the proposed 2D seismic program within PEP11 in the offshore Sydney…
Thursday, 31 March 2016 04:09

Mermaid secures Thai gig

SGX-listed Mermaid Maritime’s Thai subsidiary has been awarded a subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service contract in the Gulf of Thailand. The scope of work…
Thursday, 31 March 2016 03:34

CIMC completes Frigstad Kristiansand mating

Frigstad Kristiansand, the second ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig constructed by CIMC Raffles for Frigstad Offshore, completed mating at the Yantai Shipyard in China. This seventh…
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 00:23

Mosman makes progress down under

Mosman Oil and Gas, focused in New Zealand and Australia oil exploration, announced corporate and operations update. The company said it remains in a sound…
The first deviated exploration well tested in Sino Gas and Energy’s 2016 exploration drilling program encountered significant gas flow, with potential to produce from more…
Sunday, 27 March 2016 22:00

Explorers to exit onshore PNG permit

Kina Petroleum and Heritage Oil plan to surrender the onshore PPL 337 exploration license in Papua New Guinea, which failed to intersect commercial quantities of…
Sunday, 27 March 2016 20:57

Keppel delivers two rigs to Mexico

Singapore’s Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine has delivered two jackup rigs to Mexican company, Grupo R. Built to Keppel's proprietary KFELS…
Rosneft and Siemens signed a cooperation and partnership agreement for the companies to study opportunities for cooperation in the development of technical solutions and manufacturing…
Friday, 25 March 2016 14:10

SLB, CAM merger wins Chinese approval

Schlumberger and Cameron jointly announced that Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has cleared their proposed merger without any conditions. MOFCOM approval represents the last major…
Thursday, 24 March 2016 12:46

GE JV signs PFLNG agreement

SapuraKencana GE Oil & Gas Services (SKGE), a joint venture between SapuraKencana Services and GE Power Systems, has been awarded a long term service agreement…
Drone inspection specialist, Sky-Futures, is collaborating with Offshore Technology Development (OTD), a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, to offer inspection services to the global…
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 13:34

ABB bags Shell Prelude gig

Shell awarded ABB a five-year contract to deliver equipment and services for its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. ABB will deliver motors, generators,…
Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has entered into a partnership with Norwegian-based Dwellop AS for well intervention and workover operations, with sights set on capturing key…
Sandvik Materials Technology is presenting its array of high technology products at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Asia 2016 in Malaysia. Products on display include…
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 15:14

CNPC, Total ink collaboration extension

China National Petroleum Co. (CNPC) and France’s Total signed a strategic cooperation agreement to extend the two companies’ existing collaboration. The agreement was signed on…
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 11:23

WGI grows Malaysia team

In response to heightened demand for its services, Wood Group Intetech (WGI), an asset integrity specialist, is growing in team Malaysia.   Though known for…
Monday, 21 March 2016 20:30

Stable flows for Warro

Both Warro- 5 and 6 wells in the onshore Perth basin in Western Australia continue to flow naturally and appear to have established a stable…
Monday, 21 March 2016 14:57

Woodside, Atwood agree on rig transfer

Atwood Oceanics’ Australia subsidiary and Woodside Energy have come to a mutual agreement to suspend a drilling services contract for the Atwood Eagle effective 19…
Friday, 18 March 2016 09:15

Siem Topaz bags Woodside Auz work

Siem Offshore Australia has been awarded a charter contract for the anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel Siem Topaz with Woodside Energy for operation in Australia.…
The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) welcomed the Western Australian (WA) government’s commitment to a fact-based approach to hydraulic fracturing for shale and…
Keppel FELS is on track to deliver a high-specification accommodation semisubmersible to Floatel International on time and budget. The semisubmersible named Floatel Triumph will be…
Thursday, 10 March 2016 00:11

Sino Gas ups reserves in China

Australian company Sino Gas and Energy’s 2P reserves in the onshore Ordos basin in China increased 22% to 1962 Bcf, with the group’s share amounting…
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 23:07

Sembcorp raises stake in Gravifloat

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine has acquired additional 44% stake in Bergen-headquartered Gravifloat AS for US$38 million, bringing the firm’s interest in Gravifloat to 56%. Under the…
Malaysia’s Reach Energy has entered into an agreement with Palaeontol Cooperatief U.A. and MIE Holdings for the acquisition of 60% interest in Palaeontol B.V. for…
New developments and exploration opportunities will feature strongly at the APPEA 2016 Conference and Exhibition in Brisbane during 5-8 June. Organized by the industry for…
Thursday, 03 March 2016 13:22

OTC Asia 2016- Excellence in Asia

The biennial Offshore Technology Conference Asia (OTC Asia) 2016 will be opening in just under three weeks at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala…