Scotland wants bigger slice of global subsea market

Scotland has revealed a new Subsea Engineering Action Plan with the aim of capturing an even bigger slice of the ...

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Aker BP takes Simon Møkster's PSV

Norway’s Simon Møkster Shipping has agreed a contract extension for one of its vessels with its compatriot, ...

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Big Oil back on the acquisition trail as outlook brightens

The world's top oil companies are back in acquisition mode, targeting smaller exploration and development firms to ...

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EMGS extends Boa Thalassa vessel charter at reduced dayrates

EMGS extends Boa Thalassa vessel charter at reduced dayrates

Norwegian marine seismic firm Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has signed a new charter agreement for the vessel BOA ...

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OneSubsea scores Utgard subsea system work

OneSubsea has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Statoil to supply the subsea ...

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Lundin gets nod for Barents Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for wellbore 7219/12-1 A, in ...

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Sterling undergoes board changes

Sterling Energy, the AIM-listed oil and gas exploration company, has made several non-executive changes, which are ...

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KTV Group wins Martin Linge contract

KTV Group, a maintenance and service provider to the oil and gas industry, has been selected as a supplier of ...

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TGS launches first seismic survey of 2017

TGS, a marine seismic data acquisition specialist, has announced its first multi-client acquisition project in ...

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Statoil gains nod to modify Sleipner

Norwegian oil company Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to make modifications ...

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Standard Drilling buys three more PSVs

S.D. Standard Drilling has made plans to buy three large Norwegian-built platform supply vessels (PSVs) on a wholly ...

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Eni slapped with Goliat safety orders

Norway’s offshore safety regulator has issued two orders to the Norwegian subsidiary of the Italian oil ...

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Oil rises from one-week low

By Libby George and Christopher Johnson LONDON (Reuters) – Oil bounced back from a one-week low on Thursday ...

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OPITO mourns death of chief executive David Doig

Oil and gas skills and workforce development organization OPITO has confirmed that its CEO David Doig suffered a ...

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Rystad: 2016 offshore discoveries 90% lower than in 2010

The 2016 total offshore discovered liquids resources reached only slightly below 2.3 billion bbl, 90% lower than in ...

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Prosafe to sell 'Safe Lancia' for scrap

Prosafe, an owner and operator of semi-sub accommodation rigs, has decided to sell one of its units for scrap after ...

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Sparrows in Kraken FPSO crane work

UK’s offshore crane services specialist Sparrows Group has secured a contract for the provision of crane ...

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Lundin to boost capex in 2017

Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum plans for its 2017 development, appraisal and exploration budget of $1.3 ...

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Statoil extends Altus Intervention deal

Oil major Statoil has extended its contract with a well intervention specialist, Altus Intervention, for power ...

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UKOG extends license off Isle of Wight

UK’s Oil and Gas Authority has extended UK Oil & Gas Investments’ (UKOG) P1916 license offshore ...

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Siem scraps another PSV order

Shipping company Siem Offshore has canceled another order for a platform supply vessel (PSV) made in Poland.  The ...

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PHOTO: Ensco jack-up heads for Dutch North Sea

Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg on Tuesday shared a photo on its social media channels showing the Ensco 72 jack-up ...

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Baker Hughes & Schlumberger in Cat J rigs service work

Statoil has informed that Baker Hughes and Schlumberger will be awarded the contracts for integrated drilling and ...

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Songa rig sent for repairs after water leak

Songa Offshore has informed that its Cat D rig Songa Encourage is undergoing repairs in Norway, following water ...

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Statoil picks up permit for Mim well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for wellbore 6507/3-12, ...

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Ulstein delivers Island Venture OCV

Norwegian offshore shipbuilder and designer Ulstein has delivered the Island Venture offshore construction vessel ...

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Aker BP bags new licenses off Norway

Aker BP, a new exploration & production player in Norway, has ben offered interests in 21 new production ...

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