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

atwood mako

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

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Valemon field output cut

Valemon field output cut

Production from Statoil’s Valemon field in the North Sea has been reduced due to processing problems. ...

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Wood Mackenzie reviews Europe’s upstream sector in 2014

Wood Mackenzie reviews Europe's upstream sector in 2014

Wood Mackenzie’s European upstream research team have assessed the most significant events of 2014 impacting ...

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Ghana approves OCTP offshore development

Ghana approves OCTP offshore development

Eni, Vitol and Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) signed today with the President of the Republic of ...

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PTTEP scrapping offshore Myanmar development?

PTTEP scrapping offshore Myanmar development

Thai oil company PTTEP is reportedly looking to put a halt to its operations in Myanmar. According to Sea Ship ...

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Technip nets two Stone Energy deals

Technip nets two Stone Energy deals

Technip has been awarded by Stone Energy Corporation both a flexible pipe supply contract and an installation ...

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Exclusive: Ocean Rig dismisses media writings

An Ocean Rig drillship

Following press speculation that George Economou, CEO of Ocean Rig UDW, an offshore drilling contractor, is looking ...

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Hess slashes capital and exploratory budget

Tubular Bells

Hess Corporation has announced a 2015 capital and exploratory budget of $4.7 billion, a 16 percent reduction from ...

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Afren in restructuring talks. Shares nosedive

Afren in restructuring talks

Afren plc, a struggling oil company focused on Africa and Middle East, has today said that in light of the ...

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Fastnet in management shuffle

Fastnet in management shuffle

Fastnet Oil and Gas, the UK and Irish listed E&P company with assets in Ireland and Morocco, has announced ...

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India’s Greatship expanding PSV fleet

India's Greatship expanding PSV fleet

India’s Greatship is expanding its fleet with an additional Platform Supply Vessel. The company, a subsidiary ...

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TAS Offshore sells three vessels

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Malaysia’s shipbuilding and ship repair services firm, TAS Offshore Berhad, has secured contracts for the sale of ...

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Exxon CEO voted Petroleum Executive of the Year for 2015

Exxon CEO

Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has been named Petroleum ...

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Four offshore blocks for Spike Exploration

Bjørn Inge Tønnessen – CEO Spike Exploration

Spike Exploration Holding AS (Spike) has been awarded four licenses in the 2014 Norwegian APA (Awards in ...

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ERRV VOS Faithful on its way to North Sea

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Vroon has informed that the vessel VOS Faithful left Jiangsu Islands Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. in Nanjing, ...

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Huisman cranes onboard four Maersk SSVs

Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane

Huisman, a specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, secured a contract from COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard ...

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Subsea Expo to turn spotlight on technology

Dr Gordon Drummond

For the first time, Subsea UK’s annual conference and exhibition, which takes place from 11 to 13 February, will ...

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PSA looks into Gina Krog jacket fabrication

PSA looks into Gina Krog jacket fabrication

From 15 to 17 December 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway carried out an audit of the jacket ...

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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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