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AOG Activity: 2017 / February

Monday, 27 February 2017 20:13

Woodside, GE ink LNG pact

Woodside and GE have signed an agreement to work together to support the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel in Western Australia.…
Sunday, 26 February 2017 19:36

AWE, Origin to sell gas to AGL

AWE and Origin Energy have agreed on a non-binding term sheet with AGL Wholesale Gas for the first gas sale from Stage 2 of the…
Thursday, 23 February 2017 10:21

Next phase of SEAR JIP begins

Wood Group has begun the next phase of a collaborative industry effort, the Subsea Equipment Australian Reliability Joint Industry Project (SEAR JIP), to develop a…
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 22:43

Quadrant, Carnarvon to drill Dorado-1

The joint venture of the WA-437-P exploration permit in the North-West Shelf of Australia has commenced plans to drill the Dorado-1 exploration well which has…
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 15:14

Newfield sells Bohai interest

US company Newfield Exploration Co. signed a US$39 million deal with some of its joint venture partners to divest its non-operated 12% stake in the…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 22:51

Gazprom rents rig from Japan Drilling

Gazpromneft-Sakhalin, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, has signed a contract with Japan Drilling subsidiary, Hakuryu 5, for the leasing of a drilling rig at the Ayashsky block located on the continental shelf…
Monday, 20 February 2017 10:50

KCA Deutag bags Sakhalin extension

Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. awarded KCA Deutag a four-year contract extension for platform drilling services on three platforms offshore Sakhalin Island in Russia.   The contract…
Monday, 20 February 2017 07:12

Frogtech releases South China Sea study

Australia's Frogtech Geoscience has released a new basement-focused study of the geologically complex and hydrocarbon-rich South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand. The South China…
Sunday, 19 February 2017 23:37

Total drills deeper Antelope target

The Antelope-7 sidetrack appraisal well in the gulf province of Papua New Guinea (PNG), has reached 2383m without any evidence of intersecting the Antelope reservoir.…
Friday, 17 February 2017 11:07

INPEX Ichthys FPSOs named

INPEX Corp. held a double celebration in South Korean shipyards with the naming of both offshore facilities belonging to the INPEX-operated Ichthys Liquefied Natural Gas…
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 00:45

Po Valley gears up for Italy gas field

An onshore northern Italy gas field, Bezzecca, is to be brought on stream next month by ASX-listed Po Valley Energy, which owns Bezzecca among a…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 03:18

DOF bags Prelude work

DOF Subsea Australia has been awarded a contract by Technip Oceania, part of TechnipFMC in Australia, for the provision of the multipurpose support vessel, Geoholm,…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 02:50

PPP sells Tui interests to Tamarind

Pan Pacific Petroleum (PPP) has agreed to sell all the shares of its subsidiary, WM Petroleum (WMP), which owns 15% interest in the Tui area…
Monday, 13 February 2017 09:55

Sri Lanka to offer Block M2 tender

Sri Lanka’s government is offering a tender for Block M2 later this year, giving companies opportunities to undertake appraisal and development of gas discoveries and…
Monday, 13 February 2017 07:15

Genesis takes on MJ field FEED

India's Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has awarded Genesis a contract to undertake front-end engineering design (FEED) on the MJ field deepwater development, offshore India. The…
Monday, 13 February 2017 07:10

Bell Geospace in Malaysia FTG program

Bell Geospace and Onyx Engineering have launched data from a multiclient FTG program offshore Malaysia, with support from state oil firm Petronas.   The multiclient…
Friday, 10 February 2017 07:41

Norwest gains new JV partner at Xanadu

Norwest Energy has achieved the full farm-out of its 160 MMbbl Xanadu TP/15 prospect, off Western Australia, signing a binding term-sheet with 3C Group.  3C…
Global oil and gas deal activity in 2016 recovered from a slow start to the year with help from the announcements of midstream and oilfield…
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 19:56

Valmec wins Tubridgi gig

Valmec has been awarded a contract with DBP Development Group (DDG) to deliver construction services on its Tubridgi gas storage facility project in Western Australia.…
Monday, 06 February 2017 21:22

Petronas awards Uzma wireline work

Malaysia's Uzma Engineering has been awarded a three-year umbrella contract from Petronas for the provision of electric wireline logging services. Scheduled from 1 December 2016…
Friday, 03 February 2017 11:11

DOF inks IMR for Geoholm

DOF Subsea has won a three-year inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) frame agreement with a major oil and gas companies in the In Asia Pacific…
Friday, 03 February 2017 10:04

Woodside changes Greater Enfield rig

Atwood Oceanics agreed to a deal with Woodside Energy that will switch out the dynamically-positioned, ultra deepwater semisubmersible Atwood Condor for the Atwood Osprey for the Greater Enfield Project…
Thursday, 02 February 2017 10:57

Fugro wins Asia IRM contract

Fugro has won a framework contract in the Asia Pacific region for inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services. Under this contract, IRM services can be…
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 09:25

KUFPEC, Shell ink Bongkot deal

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co. (KUFPEC) has gained interest in the Gulf of Thailand in a US$900 million deal with Shell. KUFPEC Thailand Holdings Pte…