April 27 (Reuters) - Pan Orient Energy Corp ::Pan Orient Energy Corp: East Jabung PSC AYU-1X exploration well update.Pan Orient Energy-operator of East Jabung production sharing contract said estimated commencement of drilling of AYU-1X exploration well delayed to late Q2 2017.Pan Orient Energy Corp - estimated commencement of drilling of AYU-1X exploration delayed due to delays related to unusually heavy monsoon rainfall.
April 27 (Reuters) - Aker BB Asa :Awards framework contract to Schlumberger.Has entered into a framework contract with Schlumberger for acquisition of 4D seismic data.The framework contract has a duration of four years, with an option for 2+2 years.The contract includes WesternGeco marine acquisition of 4D seismic data over the Aker BP-operated fields Alvheim, Bøyla, Skarv/Snadd and Ula in 2017.This part of the agreement, which has the support of the partners on the four fields, has an independent market value of around USD 30 million.This year’s extensive seismic acquisition effort starts in May, and will be carried out by the WG Amundsen seismic vessel.
April 26 (Reuters) - FLEX LNG LTD :FLEX LNG: ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTEMPLATED ACQUISITION OF TWO HIGH-END MEGI.ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTEMPLATED ACQUISITION OF TWO HIGH-END MEGI LNGC NEWBILDS AND PRIVATE PLACEMENT.IS CONTEMPLATING TO ENTER INTO TRANSACTION FOR ACQUISITION OF TWO HIGH-END MEGI LNG CARRIERS CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT DAEWOO SHIPBUILDING AND MARINE ENGINEERING.TOTAL CONSIDERATION TO BE PAID BY THE COMPANY FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE VESSELS IS USD 180 MILLION PER VESSEL.20% OF THE CONTRACT PRICE IS PAYABLE WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS FROM A SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PRIVATE PLACEMENT.SAYS REMAINING PART OF THE CONTRACT PRICE IS PAYABLE UPON DELIVERY OF THE VESSELS.SAYS ACQUISITIONS OF VESSELS ARE SUBJECT TO PRIVATE PLACEMENT BEING COMPLETED.NET PROCEEDS FROM PRIVATE PLACEMENT WILL BE USED FOR PAYMENT UNDER FIRST INSTALMENT OF TRANSACTION, WORKING CAPITAL AND GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSES.
April 25 (Reuters) - Canacol Energy Ltd ::Canacol Energy Ltd. Consolidates core gas exploration position with acquisition of operated interest in the ssjn7 e&p contract, lower magdalena valley basin.Canacol Energy Ltd - has purchased pacific exploration and production's 50 pct operated interest in ssjn7 exploration and production contract.Canacol - purchased interest in ssjn7 contract for consideration of assumption of contractual exploration obligations to agencia nacional de hidrocarburos.Canacol Energy-ssjn7 block increases canacol's net exploration acreage position 43 pct from 785,000 acres to 1,120,000 acres within lower Magdalena valley basin.
April 18 (Reuters) - African Petroleum Corporation Ltd ::HEADS OF TERMS & EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT - SENEGAL & THE GAMBIA.SIGNS NON-BINDING HEADS OF TERMS AND BINDING EXCLUSIVITY AGREEMENT WITH AN OIL AND GAS COMPANY.AGREEMENTS PROVIDE FRAMEWORK FOR INCOMING THIRD PARTY TO SECURE A 70 PERCENT OPERATED INTEREST IN COMPANY'S SOSP PRODUCTION SHARING CONTRACT IN SENEGAL AND A1 AND A4 LICENCES IN GAMBIA.
Oil Basins Ltd : Company has received an unsolicited approach from Zeecol International advising of its intention to acquire a controlling interest in company through a merger . Board wishes to advise shareholders that they do not need to take any action at this stage .Company is currently liaising with Zeecol in relation to correspondence in order to determine details of proposed intention.
Seadrill Ltd : north atlantic drilling announces contract awards for the West Wlara and the West Linus . Total additional backlog for new contract awards is estimated at $1.4 billion excluding performance bonuses. . As part of agreement, company has agreed to a dayrate adjustment on existing west linus contract effective from april 2017, resulting in a $58 million reduction in current backlog. . New west elara contract which is expected to commence in october 2017 includes a period of fixed dayrates until march 2020 and contributes approximately $160 million of contract backlog. A . Contract on west linus has been extended from may 2019 until end of 2028 at a market indexed dayrate, which company believes will contribute an estimated $706 million of contract backlog. .Work is for ConocoPhillips at the Ekofisk field off Norway..
John Wood Group Plc : Awarded a multi-year contract from Karoon Petróleo & Gás .Contract to provide owner's engineering services to support full field development for Echidna field offshore Brazil.
Inpex Corp <1605.T>:Says it has begun supplying natural gas to Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. through the Toyama Line extension of its natural gas trunk pipeline network that travels from Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan to Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan.