Noble Corp. gets new head of marketing and contracts

Offshore driller Noble Corporation has named Robert W. Eifler as the vice president and general manager of ...

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Sevan Drilling adds Vantage man to board

Offshore drilling contractor Sevan Drilling has appointed a new member of the board of directors with effect from ...

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Petrobras reaches new pre-salt records

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras reached two new records in its production from the pre-salt layer in June.  The ...

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Cougar helicopter in emergency after landing gear issue

A Cougar helicopter carrying crew from an offshore installation in Canada had trouble landing at the St. John’s ...

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Popular news, July 10 – 16, 2017

The most popular articles of the week. 

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U.S. offshore rig count stays flat

The number of U.S. offshore rigs remained unchanged for the second week in a row, according to a Friday report by ...

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U.S. irritated by Japan-Russia offshore exploration deal

 The U.S. is reportedly irritated by the recently signed offshore exploration cooperation agreement between Rosneft ...

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Tidewater looking to expand fleet post-reorganization

Tidewater, one of the world’s largest offshore vessel owners, has had its reorganization plan, which would ...

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U.S. to offer 76M acres in new Gulf of Mexico lease sale

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on Thursday said Department would offer 75.9 million acres offshore ...

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BOEM approves Eni's Beaufort Sea exploration plan

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has conditionally approved a Beaufort Sea exploration plan (EP) it ...

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Exxon hunting for new Liza in Suriname

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil has confirmed it has, with its partners Hess and Statoil, signed a production sharing ...

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WoodMac podcast: Zama discovery 'exciting for Mexico'

Wood Mackenzie’s “Energy Alert” podcast took a closer look at this week’s big news regarding Talos’ ...

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Man in 'critical condition' medevaced from offshore vessel

U.S. Coast Guard crews medevaced a 67-year-old man off an offshore supply vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, about ...

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Brazil's former president Lula sentenced to 9.5 years

Brazil’s former president Luis Inacio Da Silva – popularly known as Lula – has been sentenced to nine and a ...

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Statoil hires Seadrill drillship in Brazil

Offshore driller Seadrill has secured a firm contract for one well and one drill stem test with Statoil for the ...

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Cobalt expands Anchor unit in Gulf of Mexico

Houston-based oil company Cobalt International Energy has expanded its Anchor unit in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with ...

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Software company CEO joins ConocoPhillips board

American energy corporation ConocoPhillips has elected the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of ClearStory ...

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Ampelmann wins Venezuela gangway deal

Dutch offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has been awarded a contract by Cardon IV (CIV) in support for a ...

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Mexico: Eni boosts Amoca estimates to one billion boe

This week is proving to be a big one for the Mexican offshore oil and gas sector. After Talos said it had made a ...

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Mexico's first private offshore well hits 1 billion barrels

The discovery was made at the Zama-1 exploration well in Block 7,

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Apply Leirvik to construct Peregrino II LQ for Statoil

Norway’s Apply Leirvik has been awarded a new living quarters engineering, procurement, and construction ...

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Statoil takes further interest in Brazilian offshore license

Statoil and Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) have signed an agreement for Statoil to acquire QGEP’s 10% ...

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Shell buys FPSO Turritella for $1 billion

Shell has exercised its option to buy SBM Offshore’s FPSO Turritella, which is being used to produce oil from ...

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Eni recruits engineering staff from Orion

Orion Group, a personnel specialists, has signed a multi-million pound contract to provide expert engineering staff ...

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Woodmac: Number of upstream FIDs set to double in 2017

This year might be a turning point when it comes to the number of expected final investment decisions for upstream ...

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Worldwide offshore rig count drops to 221 in June

Baker Hughes, as of recently GE company, announced today that worldwide offshore rig count for June 2017, fell to ...

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Two dusters for Statoil, Husky in Flemish Pass, Canada

Norwegian oil company Statoil and its Canadian partner Husky Energy have not been able to find oil and gas in their ...

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