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AOG Daily: 2013 / May

Thursday, 30 May 2013 15:43

Technip wins coker project contract

Technip was awarded a contract for an undisclosed amount by Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company, Takreer's new coke calcinations unit. The contract is for comprising…
Thursday, 30 May 2013 13:37

Exxon starts up Singapore chemical plant

ExxonMobil’s Singapore chemical plant is now producing ethylene from the facility’s second steam cracker. The expansion is integrated with the existing petrochemical plant.  Over the…
Thursday, 30 May 2013 02:09

Latest Vroon vessel launches in China

Vroon Offshore has announced the launch in China of the VOS Fabulous - the first of 10 new vessels being added to its fleet. The VOS…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 16:42

Heavy lift record at DSME yard

Heavy lift firm ALE have completed what it described as the world's heaviest jackup. The jackup was for Exxon Neftegaz at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine…
Monday, 27 May 2013 02:21

AWE assessing Lengo-2

Australia-based oil and gas explorer AWE says a drilling and testing program at the Lengo-2 gas appraisal well, offshore East Java, Indonesia, has completed and…
InterOil Corp. and its joint venture partner, Pacific LNG Group, are negotiating on the development of Petroleum Retention License 15 (PRL 15), with ExxonMobil Papua…
UK-based Salamander Energy will begin drilling the first of three summer wells off Thailand in June with the Atwood Mako jack up rig. One of…
Baker Hughes participated in the first successful marine methane hydrate production test well offshore Japan on March 12, 2013. The test was conducted from a…
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 09:24

Cosco secures LNG vessel contract

The board of directors of Cosco Corp. (Singapore) Limited announced that Cosco Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned subsidiary, Cosco Shipyard…
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 08:58

Technip, partners win Canadian LNG work

  Technip, leader of a consortium with Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. and China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Corp., was awarded a contract by Pacific NorthWest…
Höegh LNG has received commitment letters from five international banks for a $299 million limited recourse facility for the financing of the LNG floating storage…
Shell has laid the keel for Prelude FLNG, the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. When complete, Prelude is expected to be the…
Otto Energy Limited announced that Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company has become a partner in the Galoc joint venture. KUFPEC has assumed control of a…
Petronas announced the successful drilling of Cendor Graben-2 appraisal well within Block PM304 offshore Peninsula Malaysia. The well was drilled to a depth of over…
Talisman Energy Inc. has announced first oil production from its Hai Su Trang and Hai Su Den (HST/HSD) development, offshore Vietnam. Gross production is expected…
Monday, 20 May 2013 14:24

Temasek sets up Pavilion Energy

Singapore-based investment firm, Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd, has set up an investment unit focused on liquefied natural gas, to increase its exposure to the energy…
Singapore has marked a milestone with commencement of commercial operations of their LNG terminal, having received the first cargo of LNG, transported from Qatar. The…
DNV is experiencing increasing demand from the drilling market for services related to the safety and reliability of integrated software-dependent systems (ISDS). Great interest was…
MacDermid Offshore Solutions announced the opening of a new laboratory facility in Panyu, China for production and drilling control fluid monitoring and testing. The new…
  Intertek, the leading global quality solutions provider, has invested £900,000 (USD $1,365,235) in a new Malaysian regional center which will bring enhanced services to the…
  SOCO announced its interim management statement relating to the period from January 1 2013 to May 16 2013.   OVERVIEW   Production for the…
Friday, 17 May 2013 02:35

Triyards launches new jack-up rig

Singapore-based marine and offshore engineering and fabrication firm Triyards has struck out into the drilling rig market with a new design for a jack-up.  The…
TTS Group ASA has through its subsidiary TTS Handling Systems AS, a company in the Port & Logistic Division, signed two contracts for delivery of…
GE (NYSE: GE) announced the largest expansion of its Batam manufacturing facility to date, with the construction of a high bay for a new line…
DOF Subsea Group has secured multiple contract awards in the Asia Pacific region over the last couple of weeks, with a total contract value of…
OJSC Oil Company Rosneft and Vietnam Oil and Gas Corporation PetroVietnam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Sochi to strengthen cooperation between the two oil…
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 16:36

Gazprom, Petrovietnam sign MOU

Moscow - Vitaly Markelov, deputy chairman of the Gazprom management committee (Pictured right), and Nguyen Vu Truong Son, vice president of Petrovietnam State Oil and…
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:19

Matang-1 well test result

Premier Oil reported the results from tests on the Matang gas discovery on Block A Aceh (Premier equity 41.67%) in Indonesia.  The Upper Bampo Limestone…
Statoil reached a farm-in agreement with BP concerning four of the supermajor's exploration licenses off South Australia. Statoil will acquire a 30% equity share in…
Thursday, 02 May 2013 14:46

RathGibson appeared at AsiaTAC 2013

RathGibson, a manufacturer of welded, welded and drawn, and seamless stainless-steel, nickel, and specialty alloy tubing, presented the seminar, "Alloys That Make Great Tubular Products"…