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AOG Activity: 2016 / May

Monday, 30 May 2016 00:05

Santos spots oil shows off Indonesia

The AAL- 4X appraisal well in the Northwest Natuna contract area offshore Indonesia, reached total depth of 1246m and wireline logging operations are underway across…
Sunday, 29 May 2016 23:00

Sembcorp delivers Maersk jackup

Singapore-listed Sembcorp Marine has delivered the high-specification jackup rig Maersk Highlander to Maersk Highlander UK. Maersk Highlander is constructed based on the Friede and Goldman JU…
Parker Drilling Co. gained an extension and additional rig for its operations and maintenance (O&M) contract on Sakhalin Island, Russia. The prior contract term was…
Mermaid Maritime has gained two extensions is the Asia Pacific region, in addition to securing extensions for three newbuild deliveries with a Chinese builder that…
Vallourec Tube-Alloy, a wholly-owned Vallourec subsidiary specialized in the production and repair of accessories for oil and gas wells, opened its new plant in Singapore,…
Friday, 27 May 2016 01:27

NT in enhanced onshore gas regulation

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) welcomed the passage of legislation in the Northern Territory Parliament last night that will enable the introduction…
Mubadala Petroleum’s Sri Trang-1 exploration well in the northern Gulf of Thailand failed to find commercial quantities of oil. Sri Trang-1 is located in the…
Thursday, 26 May 2016 02:05

BP, SOCAR to explore Azerbaijan block

BP and SOCAR signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly explore potential prospects in Block D230 in the north Absheron basin in the Azerbaijan…
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:49

Huisman unveils new crane simulator

Huisman Singapore debuted a new 400mt offshore mast crane simulator to be used for regular and customized education and training purposes and for expert investigations…
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 04:24

Aqualis gets Indian extension

United India Insurance Co. has reappointed Aqualis Offshore to provide marine warranty services to ONGC’s assets offshore India. This is the third one-year contract Aqualis…
Primeline Energy will commence arbitration proceedings against China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) due to continuing disputes over the development, production and sale of gas…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 04:50

JDR bags Indian gig

UK-based JDR, a supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables, has been awarded a contract by GE Oil & Gas, on behalf of operator ONGC,…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 04:15

UMW reports Q1 loss

Malaysia’s UMW Oil & Gas posted loss before tax of RM68.4 million in Q1 2016 as opposed to the RM42.5 million of profit before tax…
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 00:10

SMOE completes North Sea platform

The platform deck for the Ivar Aasen field was completed at Sembcorp Marine’s SMOE yard in Singapore on Sunday and will sail away to Norway…
Monday, 23 May 2016 21:47

HIMA selects Singapore as APAC hub

International safety specialist HIMA has chosen Singapore as its hub from which to coordinate activities in the Asia Pacific region. The group has offices in…
Monday, 23 May 2016 20:54

Pageo forms ROV fleet in Singapore

Jakarta’s Pageo Utama has expanded its range of services with the establishment of an in-house fleet of 12 workclass remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) operating…
Monday, 23 May 2016 02:35

McDermott hires Neptune

Neptune has been awarded a contract by McDermott Australia, for the provision of 350 concrete mattresses, which will be utilized for flowlines walking mitigation on the…
Thursday, 19 May 2016 22:52

FMC, Technip to merge

French engineering house Technip and US-based underwater technologies firm FMC Technologies are to combine, creating a new US$13 billion business, the firms announced. The companies,…
Thursday, 19 May 2016 05:21

Deleum Q1 profit falls

Malaysian oilfield service provider Deleum Berhad reported profit of RM11.5 million for Q1 2016, compared to RM11.9 million in the corresponding period. The group’s power…
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 22:51

ACL gets nod for Sumatra drilling

ACL International’s subsidiary Renco Elang Energy (REE), the operator of South Block A, has received regulatory approval to drill the onshore Amanah Timur 1 well…
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 20:09

PETRONAS picks Jotun coatings

PETRONAS has selected Jotun’s hull performance solutions (HPS) antifouling system for two liquefied natural gas vessels chartered from MISC Berhad. Advanced antifouling coatings and a…
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 19:46

RCP partners Accumulators

Rig Control Products (RCP), which is headquartered in Aberdeen and also has an office and workshop in Singapore, has entered into a business alliance with…
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 09:52

PTT, Novatek sign E&P, LNG MoU

Russia’s Novatek and Thailand’s PTT entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate and study potential joint opportunities in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons,…
Russia's Rosneft and Vietnam's PetroVietnam have signed a cooperation agreement setting out the expansion of cooperation around oil and gas exploration, including offshore, between the…
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 01:34

Katalyst opens Perth office

Katalyst Data Management has opened an office in Perth, Australia, to support oil and gas companies throughout the Asia Pacific region with their operational and…
Monday, 16 May 2016 10:21

ALE in Malikai load out

ALE loaded-out the 27,500-tonne Malikai tension leg platform (TLP) at Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) West in Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia. Load out operations…
Monday, 16 May 2016 00:21

Papua LNG to create 10,000 jobs

The petroleum retention license (PRL) 15 joint venture, which is developing the Elk-Antelope gas discovery as the Papua liquefied natural (LNG) project, is nearing the…
Sunday, 15 May 2016 23:42

Vallianz bags Middle East charter

Singapore’s Vallianz Holdings has set a new record of US$1.2 billion for its order book following contract wins worth up to $210 million in total,…
Sunday, 15 May 2016 23:20

Quadrant to spud Outtrim East-1

The Outtrim East-1 well in the North West Shelf of Western Australia is on schedule to commence drilling in June, using the Noble Tom Prosser…
Friday, 13 May 2016 01:20

KS Drilling delays jackup delivery

Singapore’s KS Drilling entered into an agreement with COSCO Nantong Shipyard to extend the time for KS Drilling to take delivery of its newbuild jackup…
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