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New Oil Resources Proved In The Grane Area

SOURCE: Statoil | 21 October 2014

Operator Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea.

McDermott Awarded Second Contract For PETRONAS Bukit Tua Development In East Java, Indonesia

SOURCE: McDermott | 21 October 2014

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) (“McDermott”) announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a transportation, installation and pre-commissioning contract by PC Ketapang II Ltd, a subsidiary of PETRONAS, for the Bukit Tua Development Project in the Ketapang block of East Java, Indonesia. The contract will be included in McDermott’s fourth quarter backlog.

Sembcorp Marine’s Subsidiaries Secure Two Contracts Totalling S$222 Million In Value

SOURCE: Sembcorp | 20 October 2014

Sembcorp Marine wishes to announce that its subsidiaries Sembmarine SLP and Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd have secured offshore energy related contracts valued at a combined S$222 million.

Eni Signs A Cooperation Agreement With Kogas On Upstream And LNG Activities

SOURCE: Eni | 17 October 2014

Eni signed today a cooperation agreement with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) to further strengthen their relationship in a number of areas, particularly in the upstream and LNG sectors. The agreement will allow the companies to jointly pursue opportunities worldwide.

Rosneft Finishes Unique Transport Operation On Samara Refineries

SOURCE: Rosneft | 17 October 2014

Rosneft organized delivery of the oversize equipment – deaerators used for hydrogen generation units - to Kuibyshev Refinery and Syzran Refinery, Rosneft subsidiaries in the Samara Region. The transportation was implemented with the helicopters.

KBR Daewoo Consortium Wins FLNG FEED Contract/Competes For EPCIC

SOURCE: KBR | 16 October 2014

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that the KD Consortium, consisting of KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company, Ltd (KSE: DSME), has been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) contract by Eni East Africa SpA for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility for the Coral South Development Project located in Mozambique.

Oil And Gas Discovery In The Alta prospect, Barents Sea

SOURCE: RWE | 15 October 2014

Drilling of exploration well 7220/11-1 on the Alta prospect in production licence (PL) 609 in the Barents Sea is in the process of being successfully completed. The well is located 20 km northeast of the Gohta discovery and some 160 km from the Norwegian coastline.

Nizhnevartovsk Oil And Gas Producing Company Starts Industrial Exploration Of South-Uzunsky Licensed Site

SOURCE: Rosneft | 15 October 2014

Rosneft subsidiary Nizhnevartovsk oil and gas producing company starts commercial drilling on South-Uzunsky licensed site situated in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District-Yugra

Petrobras Begins Commercial Production In Santos Basin Pre-Salt Iracema Sul Area

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 15 October 2014

Petrobras’ platform Cidade de Mangaratiba went into operation today (14/10) in the Santos Basin pre-salt area of Iracema Sul, in Lula field, located on block BM-S-11. The start-up of the new platform was anticipated since the original expected start-up, as provided for in the 2014-2018 Business & Management Plan, had been scheduled for November 6th, 2014.

Rospan Carried Out A Record Hydrofracturing At The Urengoiskoe Field

SOURCE: Rosneft | 14 October 2014

Rospan International (Rosneft subsidiary) carried out a record hydrofracturing at the Urengoiskoe field, which resulted in the 9 times increase of production rate.