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AOG Activity: 2014 June

South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI) received a Letter of Award (LOA) on May 27 from Hess Exploration and Production Malaysia BV for…
Monday, 30 June 2014 18:15

TAG Oil reports FY 2014 reserves

TAG Oil Ltd. reported its fiscal year 2014 year-end reserves today and explained its drilling program. The company achieved a record volume of annual production…
Singapore-listed RH Petrogas Ltd. (RHP) reported today that its wholly owned subsidiary* RHP (Mukah) Pte. Ltd. began acquiring a 341 line-mi (550 line-km) 2D seismic…
Thursday, 26 June 2014 19:50

INTECSEA in New Zealand expansion

INTECSEA will expand into New Zealand, choosing Philip Furr to lead the upstream offshore and subsea business in the country as its new offshore and subsea…
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 17:09

West Ariel jack-up rig towed to Singapore

Fairmount Marine announced that the Fairmount Summit tug has towed jack-up rig West Ariel safely from Vung Tau, Vietnam, to Singapore. The towage over a…
Bayat Energy and Schlumberger announced today the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding detailing a collective plan to discuss a non-exclusive agreement under which Schlumberger…
Swire Oilfield Services, a global supplier of cargo carrying solutions, modular systems, offshore aviation services and fluid management has announced plans to further invest in…
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 16:54

PGS to shoot Australian seismic

PGS announced plans for Springboard, a new multiclient 3D program in the Ceduna sub-basin offshore south Australia using the company's GeoStreamer technology. Acquisition is planned…
KrisEnergy Ltd. an independent upstream oil and gas company, announced it has contracted the Key Gibraltar jack-up rig for development, appraisal and exploration drilling in…
Singapore-listed independent explorer KrisEnergy Ltd., executed a deed of assignment to acquire Perth-based Neon Energy's working interest in the Tanjung Aru production sharing contract (PSC),…
Monday, 23 June 2014 13:19

Nam Cheong secures AWB contract

Nam Cheong Ltd a global offshore marine company and Malaysia’s largest Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) builder announced today that it has sold two accommodation work…
Monday, 23 June 2014 12:14

Repsol touts Russian find

Repsol has made two new discoveries in Russia’s Karabashsky blocks, in the West-Siberian Ouriyinskoye field. The recoverable resources from the Gabi-1 and Gabi-3 wells are…
Mubadala Petroleum announced today that appraisal drilling and testing has confirmed the Pegaga discovery in Block SK320 offshore Malaysia as a substantial gas discovery with…
Friday, 20 June 2014 12:59

CNOOC signs PSC with Eni

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) announced today that it has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with Eni for Block 50/34 in the South…
Thursday, 19 June 2014 15:31

ABB secures LNG carrier contract

ABB, a global player in power and automation technology, announced it has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first…
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 20:24

Vard to build AHTS for Rem Offshore

Singapore-listed shipbuilder Vard Holdings Ltd., a subsidiary of Italy's state-owned Fincantieri, has a contract to design and build an offshore construction and anchor-handling vessel (AHTS) for…
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 13:13

Karoon releases Pharos-1 progress report

Karoon Gas Australia Ltd. announced on 16 June that the Pharos‐1 well, located offshore Western Australia, was drilling ahead at 4570 mRT in the 8½-in.…
Monday, 16 June 2014 13:50

MedcoEnergi returns to Tunisia

Indonesian based MedcoEnergi announced it has reached an agreement to acquire 100% ownership of Storm Ventures International Ltd. (SVI) for a base purchase price of…
Friday, 13 June 2014 19:37

Vroon launches VOS Glamour

Vroon Offshore Services, of The Netherlands, announced that its newly constructed VOS Glamour was launched from Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China on 10 June. M/V VOS Glamour…
Wireless Seismic Inc. and Asian Oilfield Services Ltd. announced today that another world record has been set for the number of live seismic channels recorded…
Thursday, 12 June 2014 01:32

Ophir gets small field RSC from Petronas

Petronas has awarded a Small Field Risk Service Contract (SFRSC) to Ophir Production Sdn Bhd to develop and produce petroleum from the Ophir field, located…
Offshore support specialists Viking SeaTech announced they have secured contracts worth AU$60 million in the Asia Pacific region. The new work will take place in…
Mitra Energy Ltd. entered into a farm-out agreement with AziPac for the partial assignment of Mitra's participating interest in the Bone PSC offshore Indonesia, the…
Monday, 02 June 2014 11:21

JDC jackup heads to Guyana

Canada’s CGX Energy Inc., with Inpex subsidiary Teikoku Oil (Suriname) Co., Ltd. have given a letter of intent to Japan Drilling Company, Ltd. (JDC) for…