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Anadarko to spend $1.1 B on GoM ops in 2018

U.S. oil company Anadarko will spend $4.2 to $4.6 billion on capital investments in 2018.  Of this amount, the ...

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More time for public input on Hilcorp’s Liberty project

BOEM has extended the period for accepting public comment on Hilcorp’s Liberty project environmental impact ...

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Pacific Drilling gets nod to continue paying wages

A U.S. bankruptcy court has granted a relief requested by offshore driller Pacific Drilling which earlier this week ...

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Cobalt in NYSE listing warning

The New York Stock Exchange has warned the oil company Cobalt International Energy that the company’s share ...

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VV: Pacific Drilling rig fleet value drops from $6B to $1B

Debt-laden Pacific Drilling which this week filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy has seen its fleet value drop from ...

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Mexico allows use of S-92 helicopters for offshore O&G ops

Mexico's Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) approved the use of Sikorsky S-92 helicopter in all ...

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Petrobras: Pre-salt output falls over FPSO shutdowns

Petrobras produced less oil and natural gas from the pre-salt layer in October than it did during September due to ...

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GulfMark emerges from chapter 11 bankruptcy

GulfMark Offshore has completed its financial restructuring plan and emerged from bankruptcy protection under ...

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IEA: Too early to write obituary for oil

Oil shouldn’t be written off too early, despite the expected sharp rise in gas and renewables over the next ...

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Liza FPSO conversion phase kicks off with tanker arrival

The Bahamas-flagged very large crude carrier (VLCC) Tina has arrived at Keppel Shipyard where it will be converted ...

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Spectrum in 2D seismic survey off Argentina

Seismic data specialist Spectrum has begun its multi-client 2D seismic survey covering the Austral and Malvinas ...

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ION makes well with NYSE

ION Geophysical has regained compliance with the NYSE's share price continued listing standards. 

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Africa Oil Corp. buys stake in Eco Atlantic

Through the acquisition, Africa Oil Corp. is getting access to Eco's exploration assets in Namibia and Guyana.

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Shell developing plan to repair fire-damaged asset

Following a fire on the Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico last week, Shell is developing a plan to repair ...

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Pacific Drilling: Two rig contracts in, one out

Pacific Drilling Two rig contracts in, one out

Debt-laden offshore driller Pacific Drilling has managed to secure two contracts for its drillships. The driller, ...

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Pacific Drilling files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Offshore drilling company Pacific Drilling has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.

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Popular news, November 6 - 12, 2017

The most popular articles of the week.

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USA: Weekly offshore rig count unchanged

U.S. weekly offshore rig count neither rose nor fell this past week, as Baker Hughes, a GE company, on reported on ...

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Canada: Oil industry body slams 'lengthy' consultations

Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (NOIA), Canada’s largest offshore oil and ...

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Keppel to start Liza FPSO work by year-end

Keppel Shipyard is expecting the arrival of a very large crude carrier (VLCC), which will be converted into an FPSO ...

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Former CEO of SBM Offshore admits paying bribes

CEO pleaded guilty to charges related to paying bribes to foreign officials to get contracts in return.

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Shell preparing for inspection after GoM platform fire

Planning is underway to determine when it will be safe to perform a detailed inspection of a ...

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Westwood: Solid year for floating production systems

Following a harrowing 2016 when not a single FPS unit was ordered, this year, 2017, has seen the FPS market return.

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Noble keeps its offshore rig busy with Hess till 2Q 2018

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured another contract extension for its drilling rig Noble ...

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Baron gives up on Peruvian offshore block

Baron Oil has decided to relinquish Block Z-34 located offshore Peru due to "impediments to activity" caused by the ...

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MODEC completes work on Gulf of Mexico TLP

Japan's MODEC has completed its contracted work-scope on the Hess-operated Stampede deepwater Tension Leg Platform ...

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BP: Angelin platform shaping up

British oil major BP has completed what it has described as a major milestone with its Angelin project in Trinidad. ...

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