Statoil exits three Greenland licenses

Statoil exits three Greenland licenses

Norway’s Statoil has confirmed that the company has handed back three of its four oil and gas exploration ...

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Oil & Gas UK: Industry desperate for tax regime changes

A UK North Sea platform (Image source: Taqa)

Seeing Brent crude oil falling below $50 a barrel, Oil & Gas UK, an industry body representing offshore oil and ...

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Another assignment for Atwood Mako jack-up

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After the Atwood Mako jack-up rig began its new contract in Malaysia on January 2, Atwood Oceanics, Inc., a ...

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Swap or no swap?

An Ocean Rig drillship (Illustration)

In the past couple of days, several internet sources have suggested that George Economou, Greek shipowner and CEO ...

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Shell hires HNZ for offshore flights in Canada

A HNZ helicopter (Illustration only)

HNZ Group Inc. has been awarded a contract by Shell Canada Energy (“Shell”) to provide offshore ...

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Advent lining up seismic survey for NSW block (Australia)

Advent lining up seismic survey for NSW block (Australia)

MEC Resources has reported that its subsidiary Advent Energy is preparing an Environment Plan for a seismic data ...

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VIDEO: Zamakona Yards refits VOS Hera and VOS Hades

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The Zamakona Yards in Pasajes, Spain has finished refitting two vessels, VOS Hades and VOS Hera, owned by Vroon ...

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Suncor to use 'Borgland Dolphin' for Norwegian sea well

Suncor to use 'Borgland Dolphin' rig for Norwegian sea well

Suncor Energy Norge AS, a Norwegian subsidiary of Canada’s Suncor, has received consent to drill an ...

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IWCF launches well control training for top talent

IWCF launches well control training for top talent

The International Well Control Forum (IWCF) has launched a new training standard in drilling and well intervention. ...

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OSV damages Gulf of Mexico platform

South Timbalier 27 IA Platform

An offshore support vessel (OSV) Connor Bordelon allided with a gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday ...

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Ennsub wraps up Wheatstone work

Ennsub wraps up Wheatstone LNG platform work

Subsea products and equipment manufacturer Ennsub has successfully completed the design, manufacture, testing and ...

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New smartphone launched for offshore oil & gas sector

New smartphone launched for offshore oil & gas sector

Motion Software, the Aberdeen-based hardware, software and tagging specialist for the oil and gas industry, has ...

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PA Resources’ Board to meet, decide on liquidation

Didon platform with drillig rig, Tunisia

The board of Sweden’s PA Resources has approved the balance sheet for liquidation purposes and will convene ...

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Intermoor done with Juniper job (Trinidad)

Intermoor done with Juniper foundation installation (Trinidad)

InterMoor has completed a mooring and foundation installation campaign for BP’s Juniper gas project offshore ...

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Imtech Marine's technology on 'Pieter Schelte'

Imtech Marine tech partner on 'Pieter Schelte'

Pieter Schelte, Allseas’ groundbreaking new-build vessel, recently arrived in the port area of Rotterdam. Imtech ...

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Belfreight containers for ‘Prirazlomnaya’

Belfreight containers for 'Prirazlomnaya'

JSC “Belfreight” will supply the Gazprom-operated drilling platform “Prirazlomnaya” with reusable offshore ...

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Popular news, January 19 – 25, 2014

The article titled "Baker Hughes axes 7,000 jobs" has been the most read news of this past week

As the oil industry sector is looking for ways to reduce costs amid falling oil prices, similarly to the week of ...

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54 offshore rigs operating in U.S.

54 offshore rigs operating in U.S.

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website, according to which ...

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Report: OSV Connor Bordelon hits platform, causes fire

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Bordelon Marine’s DP2 offshore supply vessel (OSV) Connor Bordelon has reportedly allided with a natural gas ...

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IndustriALL, Total ink deal to protect 100.000 workers

IndustriALL, Total ink deal to protect 100.000 workers

IndustriALL Global Union yesterday in Davos, Switzerland, signed a landmark agreement with Total, the French oil ...

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Wintershall starts Imsa drilling

Wintershall spuds Imsa well

Wintershall Norge AS has started drilling of exploration well 6406/2-8 in the Imsa prospect, in the Norwegian Sea.  ...

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UK fast-tracks consultation on o&g investment allowance

UK's Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander

The Prime Minister David Cameron reinforced the government’s support for the UK’s oil and gas industry at a meeting ...

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5 Oil & Gas companies themes to look out for in 2015

5 Oil & Gas companies themes to look out for in 2015

Wood Mackenzie, an energy intelligence group, has issued a list assessing the challenges facing the Majors, ...

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Record 4Q for Santos (Australia)

Record 4Q for Santos (Australia)

Australia’s oil and gas company Santos has announced company records for sales revenue in both the quarter ...

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‘African Inspiration’ vessel delivered to Marine Platforms

African Inspiration

Marine Platforms, an oil and gas subsea support services firm, located in Nigeria and Aberdeen, has taken delivery ...

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EnQuest cuts 2015 capex

EnQuest has been carrying out major modification and life extension work on an FPSO (Floating Production Storage & Offloading vessel). The Vessel is pictured here arriving in Tyneside where it was towed to it’s berth at Hadrian Yard, Wallsend, Newcastle, owned by OGN. 18th Oct 2013.

EnQuest, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company has said it will slash its 2015 capital ...

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Statoil to explore Snefrid Nord prospect

Statoil to explore Snefrid Nord prospect (Norway)

Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to drill exploration well 6706/12-2, ...

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Former BP exec joins Apache as new CFO

Former BP exec joins Apache as new CFO

Apache Corporation has announced that Stephen Riney, former chief financial officer for BP exploration and ...

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