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AOG Activity 2015 / November

Monday, 30 November 2015 19:40

Wärtsilä nets Chinese propulsion orders

Two new marine geological research vessels under construction in China will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä engines and propulsion equipment. The new vessels are…
Monday, 30 November 2015 19:18

SHI delivers Seajacks Scylla

ABS announced that Korean shipbuilder, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has delivered the ABS-classed wind farm installation and offshore construction vessel, Seajacks Scylla. Based on the…
Monday, 30 November 2015 18:52

Protea delivers 23rd BOP

Protea delivered its 23rd BOP handling system, comprising of two single girder overhead cranes, which successfully completed its Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) at Protea’s production…
Sunday, 29 November 2015 21:35

Buru spuds Ungani Far West 1

Buru Energy advised that the Atlas Rig 2 started drilling the Ungani Far West 1 appraisal well on 28 November. The well is located on…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 23:47

Cooper opens Gippsland basin data room

Cooper Energy has opened the Gippsland basin gas hub data room, which includes the Sole Gas project and Orbost gas plant and the Manta Gas…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 22:41

Sodexo wins Shell contract

Shell Australia has awarded Sodexo for the provision of offshore facilities management services for the Prelude Floating Liquefied NaturalGas (FLNG) facility with services to be…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 22:20

eDrilling opens APAC office

eDrilling announced the opening of a wholly owned subsidiary, eDrilling APAC Inc., in Singapore. eDrilling APAC will serve primarily to handle eDrilling’s business in the…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 11:59

BG starts commercial production at QCLNG Train 2

BG Group announced that commercial operations began from the second train at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant. QGC, BG Group's Australian subsidiary, has also…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 11:34

Quadrant spuds Roc-1

Quadrant Energy has spud the Roc-1 well on 24 November 2015, announced partner Carnarvon Petroleum. Drilling is expected to reach 4700m total depth, and take…
Monday, 23 November 2015 18:42

SNC opens Singapore office

The oil and gas team at SNC-Lavalin expanded its global footprint with the opening of a Singapore office, established as a center of excellence for…
Monday, 23 November 2015 15:24

Woodside, Benthic ink Browse deal

Geosciences company Benthic has been awarded two contracts by Woodside to undertake offshore geotechnical site investigations for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG)…
Monday, 23 November 2015 04:09

KrisEnergy gets nod for Rossukon

KrisEnergy has received government approval of the production area application (PAA) for an area containing the Rossukon oil discovery in the Gulf of Thailand. The…
Friday, 20 November 2015 08:10

BG, Woodside commence Myanmar seismic

UK-Based BG Group and Australia’s Woodside Energy will both start 3D campaigns later this month using the Ramform Sovereign and Ramform Titan, respectively, according to…
Thursday, 19 November 2015 09:55

Ophir fails at Thai well

Ophir Energy will will plug and abandon its G4/50-11 wildcat exploration well in the South Western Graben of the Gulf of Thailand, after failing to…
Thursday, 19 November 2015 02:48

Transerv doubles Warro resources

Transerv Energy said an independent assessment has increased the size of its Warro onshore gas field in Western Australia (WA) by over two times. New…
Thursday, 19 November 2015 02:21

Sembcorp secures MODEC FSO deal

Sembcorp Marine has secured a contract to design and build a new floating, storage and offloading (FSO) vessel for MODEC, Inc. (MODEC). Scheduled for delivery…
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 15:03

EXMAR, Swan enter binding term sheet

EXMAR has announced that it has entered into a binding term sheet with Swan Energy (Swan) for the joint development and operation of the Jafrabad…
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:23

CNOOC, Roc spud Beibu well

The joint venture led by Roc Oil and CNOOC has spudded the WZ 12-8W-A6P1 well, in Beibu Gulf, offshore China, according to partner Horizon Oil.…
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 10:50

Cue inks Naga Selatan-2 rig

Cue Energy Resources announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Cue Kalimantan, the operator of the Mahakam Hilir PSC, has contracted a rig for the drilling…
Monday, 16 November 2015 18:40

OPEC pumps less in October

Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) totaled 31.08 MMb/d in October, down 120,000 b/d from September and the lowest level…
Sunday, 15 November 2015 22:42

Cue contracts rig for Selatan-2 drilling

Cue Energy Resources is pleased to advise that its wholly owned subsidiary Cue Kalimantan, the operator of the Mahakam Hilir product-sharing contract (PSC), has contracted…
Friday, 13 November 2015 10:45

Polarcus completes Auz 3D seismic

Polarcus announced that the Capreolus 3D multi-client project, the largest single 3D seismic survey ever acquired offshore Australia was recently completed ahead of schedule after…
Friday, 13 November 2015 09:24

Quadrant to spud Roc-1 with Noble rig

Quadrant Energy, operator of the Roc-1 well in offshore Western Australia, has received the Noble Tom Prosser drilling rig, announced Carnarvon Petroleum. The rig will…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 02:03

Technip contracts Civmec for Prelude FLNG

Technip Oceania has awarded Civmec a fabrication contract for 17 subsea jumper spools and associated lifting equipment for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project. Civmec said it…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 00:06

Oilex’s Cambay drilling delayed

In light of the change in Oilex’s funding arrangements, it is likely that the commencement of the two well drilling program in the Cambay field…
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 23:51

Santos completes institutional entitlement offer

Santos completed the institutional component of its fully underwritten 1 for 1.7 accelerated pro rata renounceable entitlement offer of new fully paid ordinary shares to…
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 15:21

Sea Lion-1 disappoints

  Image: Sea Lion map/ 3D Oil Ltd. 3D Oil has announced the wireline evaluation and sampling of formation fluids over zones of interest identified…
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 10:19

MMA inks Woodside Auz work

Woodside Energy awarded MMA Offshore a US$35 million (A$50 million) contract to provide three vessels to support Woodside’s offshore Northwest Shelf, Pluto and AusOil production…
Monday, 09 November 2015 23:56

Strike completes Klebb 1 workover

Strike Energy completes workover operation at Klebb 1 in the Southern Cooper basin to replace the downhole pump unit, with the recommencement of flow testing.…
Monday, 09 November 2015 23:32

Husky in Indonesia gas development

Husky Energy achieved a significant milestone in advancing the Madura Strait BD gas-condensate field offshore Indonesia towards production. The jacket and wellhead platform for the…