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Vard orders 8 ROVs from Forum

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has received an order from Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”) to supply eight Perry XLX 150HP work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems....

September 2 2014 / Read More »
Viper Subsea to supply subsea equipment for Caspian Sea oil field

Viper Subsea to supply subsea equipment for Caspian Sea oil field

Viper Subsea has secured its largest contract to date for the supply of subsea hydraulic and electrical distribution equipment to an oil field in the Caspian Sea. The multi-million pound order includes the design and...

September 2 2014 / Read More »
Damen completes ‘Rowan Viking’ a month ahead of schedule

Damen completes ‘Rowan Viking’ a month ahead of schedule

The Rowan Viking jack-up rig yesterday received clearance to operate on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Damen Shiprepair was responsible with helping the rig meet the stringent Norwegian standards. Dutch yard Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, part of...

September 2 2014 / Read More »
Wood Group completes acquisition of Agility Projects

Wood Group completes acquisition of Agility Projects

Wood Group confirms that it has today completed its acquisition of Agility Projects AS. In July 2014, Wood Group reached an agreement with Agility Group to acquire Agility Projects AS, a Norwegian engineering, procurement, construction management,...

September 2 2014 / Read More »
BP looking for next generation of leaders

BP looking for next generation of leaders

BP today started its 2015 Future Leaders Programme (FLP), a recruitment campaign which aims to fast-track early career recruits to be the business leaders of the future. The FLP is a highly selective global recruitment...

September 2 2014 / Read More »
Statoil, DNV GL to apply LEGO bricks logic on subsea equipment

Statoil, DNV GL to apply LEGO bricks logic on subsea equipment

Statoil has entered into an agreement with DNV GL to establish an industrial cooperation to introduce an international industry standard for subsea process technology. DNV GL will lead a joint industry project (JIP) with important...

September 2 2014 / Read More »
Rosneft, ExxonMobil start 2D seismic studies in Laptev Sea

Rosneft, ExxonMobil start 2D seismic studies in Laptev Sea

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Outlook 2014 preliminary projections...

September 2 2014 / Read More »
FPSO works call for Huntington field shutdown

FPSO works call for Huntington field shutdown

Certain equipment on board the FPSO Voyageur Spirit will need to be replaced before production can be restored to full rates....

September 2 2014 / Read More »
Headlines

Halliburton to pay $1.1 B for Macondo incident

Halliburton today announced that it has reached an agreement to settle a substantial majority of the plaintiffs’ class claims asserted against the company as...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

10 hotspots in African oil & gas (Infographic)

Africa is on an upward growth curve, and investors are optimistic about the potential for growth in the oil and gas sector, EY writes...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

KCA Deutag’s RDS FEEDs Sea Lion

RDS, a rig design and engineering specialist, has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by AMEC for Premier Oil’s Sea Lion development in...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

EIA: Energy reforms could lift Mexico’s long term oil output by 75%

Energy reforms in Mexico will improve the long-term outlook for growth in Mexico’s petroleum and other liquids production, the U.S. Energy Information Administration writes in...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

New North Sea player attracts $500M investment

Siccar Point Energy, a new exploration, development and production company, is led by Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Roger, the former Managing Director of Centrica...

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

Jasper unable to pay for floatel. Shipyard seeking new buyer

Jasper unable to pay for floatel, may be forced to sell drillship ...

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

ONGC approves $863M investment for Daman offshore project

India's largest oil company ONGC will be investing Rs. 5219 crore ($863 million) in the Daman Development project to enhance production of Natural Gas...

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

DW: UK set for drilling activity growth?

Offshore exploration activity on the UK Continental Shelf is slated for growth, Douglas Westwood writes in its DW Monday report titled: “A Boost for UK Offshore Drilling?” From...

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

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Baker Hughes: U.S. offshore rig count up by two

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website, according to which the U.S. offshore rig count rose by two....

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Petrobras chooses Endeeper for petroleum geology software development

Petrobras chooses Endeeper for petroleum geology software development

Endeeper, a supplier of software and services for knowledge management and geological data integration, has signed a new contract with Petrobras for the provision of services related to the Endeeper’s software package for petroleum geology. The two-year contract allows the development of new modules for Petroledge,...

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Evoqua’s Chloropac system for ‘Pieter Schelte’

Evoqua’s Chloropac system for ‘Pieter Schelte’

Allseas Group S.A. has selected Evoqua Water Technologies’ Chloropac® electrochlorination system to protect onboard cooling water for Pieter Schelte, the world’s largest decommissioning and pipe laying vessel. The Chloropac system will protect the 382-meter long, 124-meter wide vessel’s onboard piping and equipment from marine fouling,...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

Tullow Oil invests $6 M in education through scholarship program

Tullow Oil invests $6 M in education through scholarship program

Tullow Oil has invested $6 million in global scholarship programme. The Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme (TGSS), now in its fourth year, is sponsoring over 110 scholars in Oil & Gas related postgraduate degrees. Scholars will begin their studies this September at leading universities in the...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

Deep Sea Supply takes delivery of PSV ‘Sea Swan’

Deep Sea Supply takes delivery of PSV ‘Sea Swan’

Deep Sea Supply, a Cyprus-headquartered owner of offshore support vessels, has taken delivery of the newbuilding Platform Supply Vessel 'Sea Swan' on Tuesday September 2, 2014....

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

BW Offshore hires Orange Business for VSAT services

BW Offshore hires Orange Business for VSAT services

BW Offshore, a Norway-based provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, has signed a 5-year, $12 million contract with Orange Business Services for an end-to-end satellite communication solution for its fleet of highly-specialized oil and gas production vessels. With a fleet...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

Vard equips PSVs with PARAT boiler plants

Vard equips PSVs with PARAT boiler plants

PARAT Halvorsen AS has during the last month collected four new boiler plant orders from the Vard Group and their multi purpose platform ships of Vard 1 08 design. Part of and included in PARAT’s scope of supply will be combined electric steam & hot...

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

Alewijnse completes Rowan Viking work

Alewijnse completes Rowan Viking work

Alewijnse Marine Systems has informed it has completed the electrical installation for remodelling the drilling rig Rowan Viking....

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

IKM’s MRR technology to be used in Malaysia

IKM’s MRR technology to be used in Malaysia

Norway's IKM Group will provide a riserless top-hole mud circulation system to Shell on the Malikai project offshore Sabah, Malaysia....

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

Polarcus expands presence within Brazilian market

Polarcus expands presence within Brazilian market

Polarcus has entered into a new representation agreement effective 01 September 2014 for the management of Polarcus do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro....

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »
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10 hotspots in African oil & gas (Infographic)

10 hotspots in African oil & gas (Infographic)

Africa is on an upward growth curve, and investors are optimistic about the potential for growth in the oil and gas sector, EY writes in its report....

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »

All North Sea helicopters equipped with EBS

All North Sea helicopters equipped with EBS

Every helicopter flying for the offshore oil and gas industry in the UK is now equipped with a new CAT-A Emergency Breathing System, the Step Change in Safety has revealed....

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

Van Oord orders new subsea rock installation vessel

Van Oord orders new subsea rock installation vessel

Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore...

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

Talk directly to employers at Scottish Energy Careers Festival

Talk directly to employers at Scottish Energy Careers Festival

Non-management roles in the oil and gas sector earned the highest average wages in Scotland in 2014 – sitting at £47,168....

Sep 1 2014 / Read More »

Jasper unable to pay for floatel. Shipyard seeking new buyer

Jasper unable to pay for floatel. Shipyard seeking new buyer

Jasper unable to pay for floatel, may be forced to sell drillship ...

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HSE sanctions Shell over gas leak on North Sea platform

HSE sanctions Shell over gas leak on North Sea platform

Shell UK Limited has been sanctioned by the UK Government’s Health and Safety Executive over a gas leak on a North Sea platform that occurred in June this year. The platform on which the leakage took place is the Brent Bravo platform located in the...

Aug 29 2014 / Read More »
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