Top Stories Noble nabs two rig contracts at reduced dayrates

Noble nabs two rig contracts at reduced dayrates

Noble Corporation, a U.S.-based offshore drilling contractor has secured two Gulf of Mexico contracts....

September 15 2014 / Read More »
McDermott wraps up Jack and St. Malo work for Chevron

McDermott wraps up Jack and St. Malo work for Chevron

McDermott International, Inc. has announced the successful completion of the Jack and St. Malo project, in the Gulf of Mexico, for Chevron U.S.A. Inc. The project involved the installation of jumpers, flying leads, subsea pump stations,...

September 15 2014 / Read More »
New shuttle tankers ordered for BG in Brazil

New shuttle tankers ordered for BG in Brazil

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers entered into new long-term charters with a subsidiary of BG Group plc, on 12 September 2014, to provide shuttle tanker services in Brazil....

September 15 2014 / Read More »
Standard Drilling back in offshore rigs game

Standard Drilling back in offshore rigs game

S.D. Standard Drilling is getting back into the drilling rigs game, but this time as an investor....

September 15 2014 / Read More »
Semi-sub ‘Borgland Dolphin’ up for 5-year Class Renewal Survey

Semi-sub ‘Borgland Dolphin’ up for 5-year Class Renewal Survey

Bergen Group Hanøytangen AS has been awarded a Letter of Intent (LOI) from Dolphin Drilling AS for upgrades and 5-year Class Renewal Survey (CRS) on the semi-submersible drilling rig Borgland Dolphin. The scope of the LOI...

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Petrobras brings 11 offshore wells on stream. Production rises

Petrobras brings 11 offshore wells on stream. Production rises

Brazil's Petrobras brought eleven new pre-salt wells on stream in August. The company's consolidated oil and natural gas production in Brazil and abroad reached 2,759 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed)....

September 15 2014 / Read More »
‘Pacific Gannet’ PSV named in Japan

‘Pacific Gannet’ PSV named in Japan

The platform supply vessel is the first of 10 G Class PSV vessels that SPO has commissioned JMU to build over the next three years. ...

September 15 2014 / Read More »
Centrica discovers gas at Pegasus West (UK)

Centrica discovers gas at Pegasus West (UK)

A gas discovery has been made at the Pegasus West well, offshore UK, Atlantic Petroleum, an exploration company based in Faroe Islands, has informed....

September 15 2014 / Read More »
Cal Dive has six months to avoid delisting from NYSE

Cal Dive has six months to avoid delisting from NYSE

On September 8, 2014, Cal Dive International, Inc. received notice from the New York Stock Exchange that it does not currently satisfy the minimum share price standard for continued listing of the Company’s common stock....

September 15 2014 / Read More »
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Millionth barrel of oil from Prirazlomnoye field

Gazprom Neft has reported that the millionth barrel of the new oil, ARCO (Arctic Oil), has been produced at the Prirazlomnoye deposit, in the...

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Camac: Leaks stop Oyo-8 drilling (Nigeria)

Camac Energy, an oil and gas exploration company focused on Africa, has stopped drilling offshore Nigeria following leaks discovered....

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Aker Solutions clinches $465M subsea job in Brazil

Aker Solutions’ subsidiary Aker Oilfield Services (AKOFS) has won a contract worth USD 465 million over five years from Petrobras to provide subsea intervention...

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Most popular articles of the week, September 8 – 14, 2014

VIDEO: How Auger platform escaped decommissioning Shell has launched a short movie, explaining why Auger, a tension leg platform in the U.S. Gulf of...

Sep 14 2014 / Read More »

Jobs slashed across Norwegian oilfield services sector

Norwegian oilfield services sector is being hit hard by austerity measures aka 'capital discipline' taken by oil companies, mainly Statoil....

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

Three Russian energy firms hit by new sanctions

It is official. The new package of sanctions by the EU against Russia has taken effect today, after the legal acts were published in...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

SBM Offshore hopes to get back on Petrobras’ bidders list

SBM Offshore, a provider of floating production storage and offloading vessels, expects it will be qualified to bid for Petrobras' projects again after October...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

Strengthened sanctions against Russia enter into force today

The Council of the European Union on Thursday announced that strengthened EU sanctions against Russia, for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, will enter...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

Statoil in Aasta Hansteen, Polarled farm-downs

Statoil has today announced it will farm down stakes in Aasta Hansteen, Asterix and Polarled projects and exit two assets on the NCS...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

ExxonMobil brings Malaysia’s largest EOR project online

ExxonMobil brings Malaysia's largest EOR project online...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

BP against Scottish independence

As the Scottish referendum approaches, everyone seems to have an opinion whether the Scots should remain part of the Kingdom or not. In a...

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »

APA 2014: 47 bidders for Norwegian Shelf acreage

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has informed that at the end of the application deadline for awards in predefined areas (APA) 2014 on the Norwegian shelf,...

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »




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TAP’s EIA gets green light from Italy

TAP’s EIA gets green light from Italy

The Minister of Environment, Gianluca Galletti, has signed the Decree of environmental compatibility of the project submitted by Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) for the Italian section of the pipeline, concluding another major milestone for the project. The approval comes after extensive engagement with all...

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

IKM Subsea to support Eni’s ops in Indonesia

IKM Subsea to support Eni’s ops in Indonesia

IKM Subsea has been awarded a contract by eni Indonesia to provide ROV services onboard the drill rig Scarabeo 7, operating in Indonesia for drilling various exploration and completion wells. The contract value including options is in the region of 16 million USD (100 million...

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Expro to unveil new base in Brazil

Expro to unveil new base in Brazil

Expro, international oilfield services company, is set to unveil its new facility in Macaé, Brazil – a seven-figure investment for the company. The 20,000 sqm facility, located in the neighbourhood of Novo Caveleiros, combines operational product lines, an employee training and development centre and state-of-the-art...

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

New premises for N-Sea

New premises for N-Sea

Aberdeen-based subsea IMR provider, N-Sea Offshore Ltd is to move into new premises as business continues to grow....

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Oceanica orders two Saab Seaeye Falcon ROVs for Petrobras ops

Oceanica orders two Saab Seaeye Falcon ROVs for Petrobras ops

Oceanica, Brazilian subsea engineering company, has ordered two Saab Seaeye Falcon ROVs for its expanding operations with Petrobras....

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Cecon sells OCV ‘Micoperi Pride’

Cecon sells OCV ‘Micoperi Pride’

Cecon ASA has reached an agreement to sell the Micoperi Pride, formerly Cecon Pride, to the single purpose vehicle (SPV) FTAI Pride Inc, a company controlled by Fortress Investment Group. Fortress is a highly diversified investment manager with more than $60 billion under management. Cecon will...

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Nam Cheong orders MacGregor winches

Nam Cheong orders MacGregor winches

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a winch package contract from Nam Cheong Limited group, Malaysia's largest offshore support vessel builder....

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Dolphin in Indian Ocean seismic survey

Dolphin in Indian Ocean seismic survey

Dolphin Group ASA has announced that the company continues to build strong winter back-log and has been awarded new 3D seismic contract....

Sep 15 2014 / Read More »

Oceaneering extends CSV ‘Bourbon Oceanteam 101′ charter

Oceaneering extends CSV ‘Bourbon Oceanteam 101′ charter

Oceanteam Shipping ASA has announced that Oceaneering International, Inc. has exercised both one year options on the CSV Bourbon Oceanteam 101 up to February 2017. The vessel will continue its field support services for work offshore Angola on blocks 18 and 31. Upon delivery in...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

SMD to launch new ROV training simulator

SMD to launch new ROV training simulator

SMD, a manufacturer of remote intervention equipment for operating in hazardous environments, has announced the release of the new advanced ROV Training Simulator....

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

TSC to provide BOP POD Transport Skids for two semi-subs

TSC to provide BOP POD Transport Skids for two semi-subs

TSC Group Holdings Limited and Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (“CIMC Raffles”) entered into an agreement for TSC to provide BOP POD Transport Skids for two D90 semi-submersible drilling platforms (H1277, H1278). Moreover, TSC also signed an agreement to provide CIMC Raffles’ Norshore Pacific drillship...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

Navingo sets date for Maritime & Offshore Career Event

Navingo sets date for Maritime & Offshore Career Event

Navingo BV has announced that the 9th annual Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) will be held on Wednesday 22 April 2015 at the Beurs World Trade Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. During the 2014 event the organizer, Navingo BV, welcomed 4.449 visitors and 131...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »
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Jobs slashed across Norwegian oilfield services sector

Jobs slashed across Norwegian oilfield services sector

Norwegian oilfield services sector is being hit hard by austerity measures aka 'capital discipline' taken by oil companies, mainly Statoil....

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

SBM Offshore hopes to get back on Petrobras’ bidders list

SBM Offshore hopes to get back on Petrobras’ bidders list

SBM Offshore, a provider of floating production storage and offloading vessels, expects it will be qualified to bid for Petrobras' projects again after October elections in Brazil, Reuters reports....

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

Strengthened sanctions against Russia enter into force today

Strengthened sanctions against Russia enter into force today

The Council of the European Union on Thursday announced that strengthened EU sanctions against Russia, for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, will enter into force upon the publication of the legal acts in the EU Official Journal on Friday. They include the following measures: Restrictions...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

ExxonMobil brings Malaysia’s largest EOR project online

ExxonMobil brings Malaysia’s largest EOR project online

ExxonMobil brings Malaysia's largest EOR project online...

Sep 12 2014 / Read More »

BP against Scottish independence

BP against Scottish independence

As the Scottish referendum approaches, everyone seems to have an opinion whether the Scots should remain part of the Kingdom or not. In a statement issued yesterday, Bob Dudley, the US-born CEO of BP, UK’s largest oil company, said that he, and the company, were in...

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »

Eni under investigation for alleged bribery in Nigeria

Eni under investigation for alleged bribery in Nigeria

The Milan Prosecutor’s office in Italy is investigating allegations that Claudio Descalzi, a CEO of the country’s largest oil company Eni, was involved in a bribery scandal in Nigeria....

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »

VIDEO: How Auger platform escaped decommissioning

VIDEO: How Auger platform escaped decommissioning

Shell has launched a short movie, explaining why Auger, a tension leg platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico is special....

Sep 11 2014 / Read More »

Sembcorp Marine acquires SSP Offshore

Sembcorp Marine acquires SSP Offshore

The key assets of SSP Offshore include its flagship SSP Floater technology – the next-generation circular hull form – and the company’s entire portfolio of proprietary SSP® (Satellite Services Platform) solutions, including the SSP Driller for deepwater drilling, the SSP Plus FPSO for production and...

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »

Maersk eyeing Chissonga sale?

Maersk eyeing Chissonga sale?

Danish oil company Maersk oil is looking to farm-out a portion of its Chissonga discovery, offshore Angola....

Sep 10 2014 / Read More »
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