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AOG Activity: 2014 August

Friday, 29 August 2014 16:34

Sovcomflot names new LNGC

Gazprom and Sovcomflot have named the new state-of-the-art, 170,000cu m-capacity liquefied natural gas carrier (LNGC) Pskov, after one of the oldest Russian cities. The ship…
Thursday, 28 August 2014 11:15

ABS opens Beijing office

ABS, a global provider of classification services to the marine and offshore industries, has announced the opening of a new office in Beijing. This move…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 17:30

EOC absorbs Lewek Antares Shipping

EOC Ltd. will acquire 50% of the entire issued share capital of Singapore-based Lewek Antares Shipping, from Konquest Marine Pte Ltd. (KMPL), on or around…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 16:19

Singapore's EOC cleared to consolidate

Shareholders approved EOC's transformation into one of Asia Pacific's largest offshore support providers. At the EOC Ltd. Extraordinary General Meeting on 22 August 2014, a…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 14:22

Platts: China oil demand falls 2.1%

China's apparent oil demand* in July decreased by 2.1% over the same month a year ago, according to a just-released Platts analysis of Chinese government…
Shenkai is the new distributor for Enteq Upstream PLC in Shanghai. Shenkai will supply Enteq’s drilling products to the Chinese market, in particular, the XXT…
McDermott International, Inc. has been awarded a contract by PC  Ketapang II Ltd., a subsidiary of Petronas for fast-track fabrication of the BTJT-A jacket for the Bukit Tua…
Chinese shipbuilder Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd. awarded MacGregor a contract to provide two 100-tonne active heave-compensated subsea cranes. The cranes will be fitted to two…
Petronas Carigali Snd Bhd awarded Qinterra Technologies a contract worth approximately US$20miliion to support operations in Malaysia. The three-year agreement entails that Qinterra Technologies provide…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 14:58

Bumi to supply FPSO off Indonesia

Husky-CNOOC Madura Ltd. awarded Malaysia-based Bumi Armada Offshore Holdings Ltd. and its joint venture company PT Armada Gema Nusantara a contract to provide the floating…
Orion Engineering and Management Ltd. signed a letter of agreement with Hong Kong's Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment (Jiangsu) Co. Ltd. to build a…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 14:11

Wild Well announces Asia Pacific expansion

Wayne Stennes and Christian Haustead join Wild Well Control, Inc. to further increase the company’s service offerings and presence in the Asia Pacific region. Stennes…
China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL) announced on 11 August that its newly built 12-streamer seismic vessel Hai Yang Shi You 721 was successfully delivered in…
Badger Explorer ASA (BXPL) signed a co-operation agreement for a long term agreement with China National Petroleum Corp. Drilling Research Institute (CNPC DR), whereby CNPC…
Monday, 18 August 2014 11:45

Mermaid Maritime reorganizes

Thailand's Mermaid Maritime Public Co. Ltd., an international subsea and drilling services company, has reorganized its subsea business. In line with the rebranding of the company and…
Friday, 15 August 2014 12:03

CIMC Raffles delivers new jackup

Malaysia’s Coastal Contracts Bhd received the new JU2000E Coastal Driller 4001 jackup rig from CIMC Raffles in Yantai.  The delivery marks the ninth rig built…
Friday, 15 August 2014 09:42

Mawei building compact semisubs

Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding in Fuzhou, China is building several compact semisubmersibles (CSS) based on designs from Vancouver-based STX Canada Marine Inc., recently acquired by Norway's…
India fossil fuel consumption. Image from US Energy Information Administration. The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) says as India modernizes and the population moves to urban…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 15:22

Hoover increases Malaysian presence

Hoover Container SEA SDN BHS opened a new regional distribution center in Port Klang, Selangor, Malaysia, and relocated its Southeast Asia office to Petaling Jaya,…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:13

New Malaysian joint venture PPA, forms

Plexus Ocean Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd. and Integrated Petroleum Services Sdn Bhd (IPS) completed the formation of a new Malaysian joint venture company, Plexus Products…
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:30

Aquatic relocates to Singapore

Aquatic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. relocated its regional headquarters to the east coast of Singapore, where all Asia-based aquatic equipment is stored and mobilized. The…
India's state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. (ONGC) announced on 11 August that its wholly owned upstream subsidiary ONGC Videsh has signed production-sharing contracts…
Monday, 11 August 2014 16:23

Gulf Oil opens Beijing office

Gulf Oil has opened its second new Chinese office of the year, this time in the country’s capital, Beijing. Gulf recently launched its new office…
Friday, 08 August 2014 13:02

UBS to advise on Tassie Shoal project

MEO Australia Ltd. has appointed UBS as an adviser to its proposed Tassie Shoal methanol and LNG projects, the Australian company announced 7 August. The…
Friday, 08 August 2014 12:46

Zawtika project exports to Thailand

The Zawtika project off Myanmar began delivering natural gas to PTT Public Co. Ltd. (PTT) for use in Thailand. The project is currently ramping up…
Thursday, 07 August 2014 16:11

SOCO updates Vietnamese fields

SOCO International announced updates on the Vietnamese fields Ca Ngu Vang (CNV) and Te Giac Trang (TGT). CNV Field The CNV-7PST1 well in block 9-2…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 12:04

Air Energi acquires South Korea's Kitco

Air Energi Group, a global workforce solutions provider for the oil and gas industry, has acquired KITCO Ltd. (Korea Inspection & Testing Co. Ltd.), a leading supplier of…
On 31 July 2014, Norway's  SeaBird Exploration Plc reported that the R/V Aquila Explorer received a letter of award for a 2D seismic survey in…
China said it will ban the use of coal in six main urban districts of Beijing by the end of this decade, as the city increases efforts to…
Crowley Maritime Corp.’s solutions group has expanded its presence in the Asia Pacific market by opening a new project management office in Singapore. William Hill,…