Top Stories Shetland to become leading decom hub in Northern North Sea?

Shetland to become leading decom hub in Northern North Sea?

£20m investment in Shetland to secure its place as a global decommissioning centre of excellence....

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Western GOM Lease Sale attracts 93 bids from 14 oil firms

Western GOM Lease Sale attracts 93 bids from 14 oil firms

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Gulf of Mexico Regional Director John Rodi will open the Gulf of Mexico Western Planning Area Lease Sale 238 at 9:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, August 20, 2014...

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‘Maersk Intrepid’ receives AoC

‘Maersk Intrepid’ receives AoC

Maersk Drilling's jack-up drilling rig, Maersk Intrepid, has received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC)....

August 20 2014 / Read More »
EMAS AMC signs subsea installation deal with Apache

EMAS AMC signs subsea installation deal with Apache

EMAS AMC has been awarded a three-year frame agreement with Apache North Sea Ltd. for offshore construction services, following completion of a competitive tender exercise....

August 20 2014 / Read More »
Kansai Electric Power acquires interest in Ichthys project

Kansai Electric Power acquires interest in Ichthys project

Inpex announced today it has agreed to transfer 1.2% of its equity interest in the Ichthys LNG Project to Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (Kansai Electric Power)....

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Apache wraps up drilling at Phoenix South discovery

Apache wraps up drilling at Phoenix South discovery

Apache has completed drilling operations at its Phoenix South-1 well, in the North West Shelf in Western Australia....

August 20 2014 / Read More »
ASCO’s Marine Supply Base in Darwin becomes operational

ASCO’s Marine Supply Base in Darwin becomes operational

International oilfield support services company ASCO yesterday, August 19, opened its new Marine Supply Base in Darwin, Australia. ...

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Chariot Farms Out stake in Brazilian blocks

Chariot Farms Out stake in Brazilian blocks

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited has signed a farm-out agreement in Brazil with AziLat Limited....

August 20 2014 / Read More »
Headlines

Bumi Armada pens its largest FPSO deal

Bumi Armada has announced the signing of a contract with eni Angola S.p.A. for the chartering, operations and maintenance of a Floating Production, Storage...

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Shell evacuates North Sea platform after power supply problems

The decision to evacuate was made after several failed attempts to restore the power....

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Statoil: Damaged pipe shuts down Troll C production

Statoil has shut down production on the Troll C platform in the North Sea on Sunday 17 August after an inspection programme on the...

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Ensco wins jack-up rig contract in Malaysia

Ensco, a UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has secured a three-year contract for its ENSCO 52 jack-up rig....

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Record first half for Woodside

Record revenue, record profit, record production, record dividend...

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Bumi Armada bags $1.18 B worth FPSO contract

Husky-CNOOC Madura Limited (HCML) and Malaysia's Bumi Armada have signed a letter of intent for the supply of an FPSO for the Madura BD...

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

Norway’s Prime Minister opens Gudrun platform

The prime minister of Norway Erna Solberg officially opened the Gudrun platform in the North Sea today, 19 August. This is the first new...

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Indonesia, Vietnam deemed high risk countries for Oil & Gas investors

Indonesia’s climate for investments in the oil & gas sector weakened significantly due to restrictions on foreign direct investments....

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

Maersk Oil 2Q results hit by Brazilian assets impairments

Denmark's Maersk Oil made a loss of USD 1.4 billion in the second quarter of 2014 versus $249 million profit achieved in the same...

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‘Sevan Louisiana’ stops operation due to BOP leak

Norwegian drilling contractor Sevan Drilling has reported a leakage on one of its offshore drilling rigs....

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Costain wins two oil and gas sector contracts

Costain wins two oil and gas sector contracts

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, continues to develop its activities in the oil & gas sector with the winning of two new contract extensions....

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

‘Maersk Deliverer’ team trains local talent in Angola

‘Maersk Deliverer’ team trains local talent in Angola

The Maersk Deliverer rig team has initiated seven local acceleration programmes in Angola in order to train and develop local talent to take on increasingly challenging positions on-board the rig. In 2014, the rig team on Maersk Deliverer initiated seven local acceleration programmes as part of...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

‘Polarcus Naila’ done with UKCS survey with TGS

‘Polarcus Naila’ done with UKCS survey with TGS

Polarcus, a UAE-based seismic survey company, has said that its vessel ‘Polarcus Naila’ has continued to deliver superior performance since her propulsion upgrade in April this year.   The modern 3D seismic vessel has recently completed a two month program for TGS-NOPEC towing a large...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Omega to supply Statoil with well completion solutions

Omega to supply Statoil with well completion solutions

Omega Completion Technology, an independent well completion and intervention technology developer and manufacturer, has secured a completions framework contract with Statoil ASA. The contract awards Omega the right to supply its unique ReACT Technology (Remotely Activated Completion Technology) to all Statoil assets in the Norwegian...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Decom North Sea welcomes new General Manager

Decom North Sea welcomes new General Manager

Decom North Sea (DNS) has announced Karen Seath will join the organisation in September, in the role of General Manager. With the total cost of UKCS decommissioning expected to reach approximately £4.5billion in the next five years, these are strategically critical times for the North Sea...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Chinese shipbuilder orders MacGregor cranes for two PSVs

Chinese shipbuilder orders MacGregor cranes for two PSVs

The crane deliveries for this order are scheduled to begin in August 2014 and finish by the end of February 2015....

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

EMGS beefs up stake in North Energy

EMGS beefs up stake in North Energy

Norwegian geophysical services company EMGS is looking to increase its shareholding in North Energy ASA....

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Topaz gets $75 M cash injection in return for stake in business

Topaz gets $75 M cash injection in return for stake in business

Topaz Energy and Marine , an offshore support vessel company, has announced a US$75 million new equity investment in the business from Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”), one of the world’s leading emerging market private equity investors. Under the terms of the investment, SCPE will...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

North Energy increases presence in Norwegian Sea

North Energy increases presence in Norwegian Sea

North Energy ASA is increasing its equity holding in PL 484, offshore Norway, through an agreement on swapping licence interests with Explora Petroleum AS. Under the agreement on swapping licence interests, North Energy will acquire 20 per cent of PL 484 in the Norwegian Sea and transfer...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »
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Shell evacuates North Sea platform after power supply problems

Shell evacuates North Sea platform after power supply problems

The decision to evacuate was made after several failed attempts to restore the power....

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Yard stays, rig start-ups bring Maersk Drilling’s 2Q profit down

Yard stays, rig start-ups bring Maersk Drilling’s 2Q profit down

Financial result was impacted by three rigs undergoing planned maintenance, upgrades and class surveys, and start-up costs...

Aug 20 2014 / Read More »

Croatia’s Viktor Lenac delivers process module for IKA SW platform

Croatia’s Viktor Lenac delivers process module for IKA SW platform

Viktor Lenac, a shipyard from Croatia, yesterday delivered a process module for the IKA SW offshore platform, destined for deployment at the IKA South West gas field in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea....

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

‘Sevan Louisiana’ stops operation due to BOP leak

‘Sevan Louisiana’ stops operation due to BOP leak

Norwegian drilling contractor Sevan Drilling has reported a leakage on one of its offshore drilling rigs....

Aug 19 2014 / Read More »

Statoil shuts Sleipner A production after alarm goes off

Statoil shuts Sleipner A production after alarm goes off

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has shut production on one of its offshore platforms in the North Sea....

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »

Apache makes significant oil discovery offshore Australia

Apache makes significant oil discovery offshore Australia

Carnarvon has said that the discovery represents "one of the most significant developments in Australian oil and gas in recent times."...

Aug 18 2014 / Read More »
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