http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Keppel FELS delivers eleventh jackup to Mexico http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/keppel-fels-delivers-eleventh-jackup-to-mexico SINGAPORE -- Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore and Marine, has delivered a KFELS B Class jackup rig to Pemex. Northern Offshore delays delivery of two new jackups http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/northern-offshore-delays-delivery-of-two-new-jackups Northern Offshore has negotiated a nine-month delay in the delivery of two high specification jackups, Energy Engager and Energy Encounter, from a shipyard in China, the company reported Tuesday. API urges BOEM not to cut already-restrictive offshore leasing plan http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/api-urges-boem-not-to-cut-already-restrictive-offshore-leasing-plan WASHINGTON -- The federal government’s proposal for future offshore oil and natural gas leasing is already too restrictive and should not be reduced any further, according to comments API submitted to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Monday. VAALCO Energy strikes out offshore Angola http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/vaalco-energy-strikes-out-offshore-angola VAALCO Energy’s post-salt Kindele-1 well, its first exploration well on Block 5 offshore Angola, was drilled to a total vertical depth of approximately 1,829 m, the company confirmed Monday. The objective reservoir, the Mucanzo sand formation in the Pinda Group section, was found to be water-bearing and the well is in the process of being plugged and abandoned. Rosneft focuses on Russian gas as Latin American prospects appear limited: GlobalData http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/rosneft-focuses-on-russian-gas-as-latin-american-prospects-appear-limited-globaldata Despite the recent Memorandum of Understanding between Rosneft and Golar LNG, the former’s current gas strategy is narrowly focused on developing domestic reserves and initiating LNG projects in Russia, according to GlobalData. BNSF slows oil trains up to 30% to boost safety after accidents http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/bnsf-slows-oil-trains-up-to-30-to-boost-safety-after-accidents BNSF Railway Co. is cutting the speed of oil-carrying trains in some urban areas to as slow as 35 miles per hour, a 30% reduction, to improve safety following crude-by-rail accidents this month. Eni, Reliance ink PSCs for exploration offshore Myanmar http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/eni-reliance-ink-pscs-for-exploration-offshore-myanmar Eni and India's Reliance Industries have signed production sharing contracts (PSCs) for two blocks each, offshore Myanmar. Eni is partnering with with Petrovietnam and Reliance has a JV with the local Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise. Maersk Oil starts production from new platform in Danish North Sea http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/maersk-oil-starts-production-from-new-platform-in-danish-north-sea Maersk Oil has started production from the new unmanned platform Tyra Southeast-B, the company reported Tuesday. Wood Group wins major Total contract http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/wood-group-wins-major-total-contract Wood Group has been awarded a five-year, multi-million dollar contract by Total, which includes the option for two, one-year extensions. McDermott wins subsea contract for Chevron's Jack and St. Malo expansion http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/mcdermott-wins-subsea-contract-for-chevrons-jack-and-st-malo-expansion McDermott International has been awarded a sizeable contract to transport and install subsea umbilicals, manifolds, jumpers and flying leads for Chevron U.S.A. Inc. to support the brownfield expansion of the Jack and St. Malo fields in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. BP cancels one rig contract, extends another, Seadrill Partners says http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/3/31/bp-cancels-one-rig-contract-extends-another-seadrill-partners-says Seadrill Partners has received a notice of termination from BP Exploration and Production for the contract for the West Sirius, which will be effective after the semisubmersible completes its current well and demobilizes, which Seadrill Partners estimates to be by early May 2015.