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Russia & CIS, OIL & GAS News

  • Gazprom Neft: Completes Testing of Priobskoye Directional Wells February 26, 2015 - Gazprom Neft has completed testing of four directional wells (drilled to investigate reserves within the Bazhenov formation) at its concession within the southern area of the Priobskoye field (Khanty Mansiysk Autonomous Region). The results obtained have allowed the resolution of the key issue underpinning the first stage of this project: confirming the existence of live oil within ...
  • C.A.T. oil AG: Selects New Board Maurice Dijols Appointed Chairman February 26, 2015 - The Extraordinary General Meeting of C.A.T. oil AG on 25 February 2015 has elected a new Supervisory Board. The shareholders appointed the French major shareholder Maurice Dijols (63), the German counsellor Dr. Ralf Wojtek (69) and the French manager Remi Paul (48) to the Supervisory Board. The new members elected Maurice Dijols as Chairman of ...
  • Exillon Energy: Produces 16,945 bbl/day in January February 26, 2015 - Exillon Energy plc, a London Premium listed oil producer with assets in two oil-rich regions of Russia, Timan-Pechora (“Exillon TP”) and West Siberia (“Exillon WS”), is pleased to announce unaudited production data for the month of January 2015 (“the Period”). ·     Our average daily production[1] was 16,945 bbl/day during the ...
  • Gazprom and Ukraine in Dispute Over Gas Supplies and Payment February 25, 2015 - Kiev (AFP) – Russia’s state-owned gas giant Gazprom warned Tuesday it could cut off gas deliveries to Ukraine within two days, upping the stakes in the crisis there — and threatening supplies to the rest of Europe, The Gazprom announcement came hours ahead of a Paris meeting of the foreign ...
  • Gazprom: Cost Saving Expected to Lead to Budget Surplus February 25, 2015 - The Gazprom Board of Directors took notice of the information about the progress with implementing the Company’s Investment Program, Budget (Financial Plan) and Cost Optimization (Reduction) Program for 2015. The Investment Program, Budget and Cost Reduction Program comply with the criteria approved by the Board of Directors in December 2014. In addition, Gazprom closely monitors the ...
  • Gazprom: Looks to Expand Export Routes February 25, 2015 - The Gazprom Board of Directors approved the Company’s strategy aimed at diversifying its export routes and increasing the Russian gas competitiveness. It was noted that gas supply alternatives as well as enhanced reliability and safety of supplies were of primary importance to make Gazprom’s products attractive for international markets over a long term. With a view to provide stable and well-balanced supplies of Russian gas ...
  • Jupiter Energy: Well 19 hits 85m of Net Pay February 25, 2015 - The Board of Jupiter, the Kazakhstan-focused oil exploration and production company, is pleased to provide shareholders with the following well 19 drilling update. • Well 19 has been drilled to its final depth of 3068m; mud logs and open hole wireline logs indicate hydrocarbons in the Mid Triassic horizon. • ...
  • Nostrum Oil & Gas: Proven Reserve Replacements Ratio at 65% February 23, 2015 - Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC, an independent oil and gas company engaging in the production, development and exploration of oil and gas in the pre-Caspian Basin, today announces the results of the independent reserves audit of its licenses in north-western Kazakhstan as at 31 December 2014. Highlights from the 2014 ...
  • Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar: Appoint Alexander Koryakin as General Director February 23, 2015 - Alexander Koryakin is appointed Director General of Gazprom Dobycha Krasnodar. Alexander Koryakin was born in Chelyabinsk in 1968. He graduated from Perm Polytechnic Institute in 1992, majoring in Oil and Gas Field Development. Alexander Koryakin has an MBA degree. He has been employed at Gazprom for 22 years. Between 1992 and 1993 – oil and gas production operator of the 5th grade, oil and ...
  • BP: Loses Bid to Reduce Macondo Civil Fine February 20, 2015 - BP has lost its bid to reduce the maximum civil fine of $13.7bn (£8.9bn) it could face for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. A US judge rejected BP’s appeal to pay a cap of $3,000 per barrel under the country’s Clean Water Act. Government prosecutors ...

Event News

  • SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference 2015 – Call For Papers is Open! February 13, 2015 - It is less than a month till call for papers deadline – 10 March 2015. The Society of Petroleum Engineers invites industry experts to take part in the SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference (26-28 October 2015, InfoSpace, Moscow, Russia). The full list of opportunities for papers submission is available at ...
  • SPE Continues to Accept Papers for SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference 2015! February 13, 2015 - It is less than a month till call for papers deadline – 10 March 2015. The Society of Petroleum Engineers invites industry experts to take part in the SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference (26-28 October 2015, InfoSpace, Moscow, Russia). The full list of opportunities for papers submission is available at ...
  • SPE Workshop “New Approaches in Reserves Estimation of Hydrocarbon Resources”: Registration Deadline – 6 February 2015 February 4, 2015 - The Society of Petroleum Engineers with the support of State Commission on Mineral Reserves (GKZ) holds the workshop “New Approaches in Reserves Estimation of Hydrocarbon Resources” on 11-12 February 2015 in Tyumen, Russia. The participants of the Workshop will be able to consider issues arising from new Russian classification of ...
  • 2nd Unconventional Oil Russia Technology Conference – Date and Venue Confirmed January 29, 2015 - We are pleased to be able to announce that Russia’s premier unconventional oil event, UOR, Unconventional Oil Russia Technology Conference, is returning for its second year. The 2nd UOR will take place on the 21st May 2015 in Moscow at the Baltschug Kempinski Hotel. With the falling oil price, western sanctions ...
  • RAO/CIS Offshore 2015: Prospects of Development of Offshore Oil and Gas Fields January 29, 2015 - 15 – 18 September 2015, RAO/CIS Offshore, 12th International Conference and Exhibition for Oil and Gas Resources Development of the Russian Arctic and CIS Continental Shelf, will be held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. RAO / CIS Offshore is the event with a twenty-year history, which leading Russian scientists and the world’s ...
  • The annual meeting of procurement executives of oil and gas companies will be held on March, 17 in InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya Hotel January 21, 2015 - On the 10th annual conference Oil and Gas Industry Supply Chain (NEFTEGAZSNAB-2015) procurement executives of Rosneft, Gazprom Neft, Transneft, Surgutneftegaz, Tatneft, Bashneft will meet with their suppliers. The conference NEFTEGAZSNAB-2015 which is held in InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya Hotel is the biggest Russian event where procurement executives are gathered. The main ...
  • SPE Russian Petroleum Technical Conference 2015 – Call For Papers is Open! January 19, 2015 - “The end of the oil era is still far away,” according to Christophe de Margerie. His prediction serves as the inspiration for this year’s Russian Petroleum Technical Conference, to be held 26-28 October in Moscow. The 2015 conference covers all the key issues and challenges of the oil and gas ...
  • RDCR 2015 – Less than 4 months to go! December 17, 2014 - The 3rd RDCR is taking place in less than 4 months at the Baltschug Kempinski Hotel in Moscow – have you ensured your attendance? The 9th April will see the 3rd instalment of the hugely successful RDCR – the leading drilling technology event for the Russian oil and gas sector. ...
  • The Inaugural SPE Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition (CTCE) Sets a High Standard December 16, 2014 - The inaugural SPE Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition (CTCE) – the first technical oil and gas conference ever to take place in the region – has come to a close after three packed days.    Over 500 industry professionals passed through the doors of the Korme Exhibition Center in Astana ...
  • Drillmec Conference: AHEAD & HoD December 9, 2014 - The Mobius Group was proud to host a turnkey, privately organized conference for Drillmec S.p.A. in central Moscow, on the 28th October, “The Drillmec Russian Technology Conference”. The Drillmec Russian Technology Conference, held at the Kempinski Baltschug, is one of Moscow´s most famous and prestigious 5 Star venues and was ...

Company News

  • Bentec: New Generation of Arctic Cluster Slider Rig Put into Operation February 27, 2015 - Major Russian client to benefit from superior and safe drilling performance As part of a major contract for the supply of two rigs in Komi Republic in the north of Russia, Bentec was in charge of designing, manufacturing and delivering a new generation of its arctic cluster slider rig. Coming ...
  • Exterran Holdings Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Results February 26, 2015 - Exterran Holdings, Inc. today reported EBITDA, as adjusted (as defined below), of $182.3 million for the fourth quarter 2014, as compared to $170.6 million for the third quarter 2014 and $154.4 million for the fourth quarter 2013. EBITDA, as adjusted, of $182 million for the quarter Organic horsepower growth of ...
  • Survivex: Appoints Chris Bews as Business Development Manager February 26, 2015 - Leading North East training provider Survivex has made a key managerial appointment.Following an internal promotion, Chris Bews takes up the position of Business Development Manager.  Tasked with day-to-day responsibility for leading the sales team and meeting pre-defined revenue targets, he takes the role at a crucial time in the company’s ...
  • NADL – North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. – Fourth Quarter and Preliminary 2014 Results February 26, 2015 - Highlights from the fourth quarter North Atlantic Drilling generates fourth quarter 2014 EBITDA*) of US$135.3 million North Atlantic Drilling reports fourth quarter 2014 net loss of US$474.7 million and earnings per share of US$(1.99) North Atlantic Drilling reports a non-cash charge to its goodwill of US$480.6 million Subsequent events North ...
  • C.A.T. oil AG: Selects New Board Maurice Dijols Appointed Chairman February 26, 2015 - The Extraordinary General Meeting of C.A.T. oil AG on 25 February 2015 has elected a new Supervisory Board. The shareholders appointed the French major shareholder Maurice Dijols (63), the German counsellor Dr. Ralf Wojtek (69) and the French manager Remi Paul (48) to the Supervisory Board. The new members elected Maurice Dijols as Chairman of ...
  • Wood Group PSN: Appoint Dave Stewart as CEO February 25, 2015 - Dave Stewart has been appointed as chief executive officer (CEO) of Wood Group PSN (WGPSN).  Effective April 2015, Dave moves into this role from his previous position as UK managing director of WGPSN’s UK operations. Dave has more than 38 years of oil and gas experience and joined Wood Group ...
  • Rigex: Offers Free Lifting Policy Template to Improve Industry Safety February 24, 2015 - With the aim of improving lifting standards across an industry that carries out multiple lifting operations everyday, Rigex the offshore lifting specialist has developed a comprehensive and free template to help companies produce their lifting policy, processes and procedures. Available to download from the Rigex website, the template helps users ...
  • AGR: Wins Contract with LUKOIL Overseas North Shelf AS for iQx Solution February 23, 2015 - Global oil and gas service provider, AGR, announces a further contract award for its well intelligence software solution, iQx™, with LUKOIL Overseas North Shelf AS. AGR’s iQx™ software, which was commercialized in 2013, was designed to simplify and increase efficiency of the planning and execution of drilling wells. It utilizes ...
  • Eurasia Drilling Company: Update on Schlumberger Merger Timetable February 20, 2015 - Eurasia Drilling Company Limited announces that Schlumberger B.V. (“SLB”) and the Company are continuing to cooperate with the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (“FAS”) to respond to requests for information regarding the transaction described in the circular to Shareholders dated 20 January 2015.  The merger (the “Merger”) between the Company and ...
  • Federal Anti-Monopoly Service Delays Schlumberger’s Purchase of Eurasia Drilling February 20, 2015 - Russia’s Eurasia Drilling said on Friday it was delaying a deal to sell a stake in the company to Schlumberger, pending approval from Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS). Last month, oil services giant Schlumberger said it planned to buy a 45.65 percent stake in Eurasia for about $1.7 billion, potentially ...

Technology News

  • TAM International Introduces Next Generation of TAM FastSwell® Technology February 25, 2015 - TAM International, Inc., an independent oilfield services company providing inflatable and swellable packers, has introduced a new swellable packer technology as part of their extensive FREECAP® swellable packer product line. The TAM FastSwell® technology utilizes a proprietary process that alters the geometric design of the elastomer to provide ultra-fast, but ...
  • Aker Solutions Develops Capping Technology to Limit Deepwater Drilling Risks February 19, 2015 - Aker Solutions delivered the key subsea component for the system being developed by Marine Well Containment Company to limit environmental risks from oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Subsea Containment Assembly, or SCA, is designed to contain a well-control incident by connecting and creating a ...
  • Schlumberger: Introduces “Infinity” Industry-First Fully Dissolvable Plug-and-Perf System February 16, 2015 - Infinity system degrades completely, leaving fullbore access without the need for intervention for faster production Schlumberger announced today the release of the Infinity* dissolvable plug-and-perf system. This unique solution uses fully degradable fracture balls and fully degradable seats instead of plugs to isolate zones during well stimulation. “Operators are continuously ...
  • Tenaris: Sakhalin Island’s ERD Wells Adopt Blue Connections February 5, 2015 - The high reliability of TenarisHydril Blue® connections proves instrumental in the installation of challenging horizontal casing strings in the Russian Far East. Reaching under the Sea of Okhotsk Located around 7 km off the coast of Russia’s Sakhalin Island under the freezing waters of the Sea of Okhotsk, the field ...
  • Tenaris: Improved Operational Performance in Siberia January 29, 2015 - Dopeless® technology and field services: a reliable combination for the Arctic region. Summary A major development inside the Arctic Circle In 2009, Tenaris supplied the operator with over 180,000m (590,000ft) of 7″ casing tubes with TenarisHydril Blue® Dopeless® connections. Tenaris also provided a broad range of associated field services, supplied ...
  • TATNEFT: Reservoir Pressure Maintenance System Development January 29, 2015 - JSC TATNEFT continues developing promising technologies for reservoir pressure maintenance (RPM) aimed at reducing energy costs and increasing production efficiency. The Company continued to work on injection wells downhole equipment protection against high pressure and corrosion as well as on optimization of the reservoir pressure maintenance processes. 199 new injection ...
  • Tenaris: Dopeless Proves its Worth in the Caspian January 19, 2015 - Improved operational performance in extreme weather conditions through Dopeless® technology and Tenaris service support. Dopeless® The use of Dopeless® technology, coupled with Tenaris onsite technical expertise, is helping the customer meet challenging operating conditions. The company’s post-evaluation of a recent casing application – carried out as part of its growing ...
  • Total: Successful Radial Cutting Torch Application in Russia January 15, 2015 - Weatherford, which specialists successfully completed complex interventions in severe High North environment, is successfully operating with major Russian and foreign operators at the oil fields of the Timan-Pechora Province, Komi Republic, as well as Nenets and Yamal and Nenents Autonomous Areas. Various mills, cutters, perforators and dressing tools, etc. are ...
  • ERIELL Group and Schlumberger Deploy New Rotary Steerable System in Samburgskoye Field December 25, 2014 - ERIELL Group and Schlumberger today announced the successfully completion of the construction of a 4245 m horizontal well in the Samburgskoye field using the latest rotary steerable system (RSS) from Schlumberger. The combination of the new PowerDrive Orbit vorteX RSS with a customized Smith polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) bit and ...
  • NorLense: Oil Trawl Sets New Standards for Oil Spill Response December 18, 2014 - The newly developed Oil Trawl from NorLense attracts international interest – and sets new standards for efficient oil spill recovery: – The system collects, concentrate and store oil in one operation – Can be operated by one vessel and one person – Deployment-time reduced to formidable 10 minutes – Integrated ...