WorldOil Cameron launches new wireless, API-compliant flow computer Cameron (NYSE: CAM) announced the launch of the Scanner 3100 and 2100 model flow computers – introducing wireless, API-compliant flow computing for the oil and gas industry. Russia-Ukraine gas talks set to focus on price as EU seeks deal Russia and Ukraine were poised to wrangle over natural-gas prices at talks brokered by the European Union, which seeks to secure an agreement on supplies of the fuel through at least next winter. Russia-Turkey gas pipeline deal said to stall on price dispute Russia’s plan to build a new $15 billion pipeline to Turkey is at risk of delay because of a fight over gas prices, according to people with knowledge of the matter. VAALCO Energy names new COO VAALCO Energy has announced that Cary Bounds will join VAALCO as the company’s new COO, effective July 6. Statoil submits $115-million development plan for Gullfaks area Statoil and its partners have submitted an amendment to the Plan for Development and Operations (PDO) for the Gullfaks license to Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for phase 1 of the Shetland/Lista development. Technip wins contract for FPSO destined for Libra field Technip has been awarded a topsides detailed engineering and procurement services contract by Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. CNOOC starts production at Bozhong 28/34 oilfields comprehensive adjustment project CNOOC Limited’s Bozhong 28/34 oilfields comprehensive adjustment project has commenced production. The Bozhong 28/34 oilfields are located in Bohai, with an average water depth of approximately 22 m. Wood Group acquires BETA Machinery Analysis Wood Group has acquired BETA Machinery Analysis (BETA), a Calgary-based engineering consultancy specializing in advanced vibration analysis in a deal valued at $14.3 million. Rig rout puts smaller drillers in front as majors scale back LONDON (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil’s plunge is leaving drilling rigs idle from Africa to Latin America as the world’s biggest energy companies curtail spending and stall projects. Their smaller rivals are seizing the opportunity to gain ground. Oil holds losses below $60 as nuclear talks set to miss deadline Oil held losses below $60/bbl as investors weighed the prospects of Iran increasing crude exports in an oversupplied market. BP, Anadarko rejected by top U.S. court on Macondo spill fines The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from BP Plc and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and left intact a ruling that opens the companies to potentially billions of dollars in fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.