Wood Group to snip and freeze workers' salaries

Wood Group to snip and freeze salaries

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has today (Wednesday, December 17) announced plans to reduce the rates paid to its UK-based ...

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VIDEO: Shell’s Prelude – Around the world

VIDEO Shell's Prelude – around the world

Shell has released a new video of Prelude FLNG, the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. ...

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Repsol in $8.3B Talisman takeover

Repsol-in-$8.3B-Talisman-takeover

Canada’s Talisman Energy Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Repsol S.A. under which Repsol ...

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Total begins drilling at its deepest offshore project

West Jupiter drillship

French oil company Total has started what it describes as an intensive drilling program at the Egina offshore ...

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Injured worker airlifted from Murchison platform

Injured-worker-airlifted-from-Murchison-platform

An offshore worker was transported to a hospital from a North Sea platform this weekend after being struck by a ...

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Production from Ebouri field resumes (Gabon)

VAALCO fixes Ebouri field problems

VAALCO Energy, Inc. today announced that production from Well 2-H in the Ebouri field, offshore Gabon, has resumed ...

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Falling oil prices call for faster reform (UK)

Oil-&-Gas-UK-Falling-oil-prices-call-for-faster-reform

In light of falling oil prices, which were at a five-year low last week, Oil & Gas UK has called for the ...

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Rosneft pays $7B part of TNK-BP Loan

Igor Sechin, Rosneft CEO

Russian oil company Rosneft has repaid part of a loan taken to pay for the acquisition of TNK-BP. Rosneft has said ...

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Scarabeo 5 back to work

Statoil recommissions Scarabeo 5

Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use Scarabeo 5 for plugging and ...

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Sub-Atlantic lands three ROV orders

Kirbymoorside Sub-Atlantic ROV

Sub-Atlantic has secured three international contracts with a combined value of over £3.5 million for the ...

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Afren shares jump on Seplat talks

Nigeria's Seplat makes preliminary approach for Afren

After share price of Afren PLC, an Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company, rose around 16 per cent today, ...

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Eni CEO meets Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

Eni CEO meets Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Karim Massimov, and the Minister of Energy, Vladimir Shkolnik, met Eni’s CEO ...

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FPSO ‘Petrojarl I’ upgrade in Damen’s hands

FPSO Petrojarl I

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), has been awarded an EPC contract ...

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Neon withdraws from MEO merger

Neon withdraws from MEO merger

Neon Energy Limited has pulled out of a proposed merger agreement with MEO Australia.  Under the proposed merger ...

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Lundin: Green light for Luno II exploration

Lundin Green light for Luno II exploration

Lundin has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to carry out exploration drilling of ...

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Providence wins case against Transocean

Providence Resources wins case against Transocean

Irish oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources has informed that it has won a court case against offshore ...

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Karoon elects new independent chairman

Karoon-elects-new-independent-chairman

The board of directors of Karoon Gas Australia Ltd have appointed Dr. David Klingner as the new Independent ...

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Ocean Yield delivers ‘Geco Triton’

Ocean-Yield-delivers-'Geco-Triton'

Norway’s Ocean Yield has informed that the vessel “Geco Triton” has now been delivered to its new ...

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NZOG buys Cue stake

NZOG buys Cue stake

New Zealand Oil & Gas (NZOG) has agreed to purchase 19.99 per cent of shares in ASX-listed exploration and ...

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Premier Oil reaps $147M from asset sales

Premier Oil reaps $147M from asset sales in UK and Norway

Premier Oil, a UK-based independent oil and gas company has completed two previously announced asset sales ...

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‘VOS Glamour’ heads for North Sea

'VOS Glamour' heads for North Sea

Vroon has taken delivery of the ‘VOS Glamour’ vessel at Fujian South East Shipyard (FSES) in Fuzhou, ...

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Popular news, December 15 – 21, 2014

Popular news, December 15 - 21, 2014

A story on Halliburton’s decision to cut workforce amid tough market conditions was the most read during the ...

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U.S. Offshore rig count drops

Weekly U.S. offshore rig count at 58

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted yet another Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. ...

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Rem Offshore’s newbuild suffers setback

Rem Offshore's newbuild suffers setback

Norway’s Rem Offshore ASA has informed that the delivery of the Offshore Construction Vessel (OCV) the ...

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Huntington resumes at reduced rate

Huntington resumes at reduced rate

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has informed that a temporary approval has been granted to resume production at ...

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