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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ConocoPhillips reports 4Q loss. Reduces capex again

Ryan Lance, chairman and chief executive officer

ConocoPhillips today reported a fourth-quarter 2014 net loss of $39 million, or $0.03 per share, compared with ...

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Soco slashes capex and production guidance

Soco slashes capex and production guidance

Soco International has said that its capital expenditure for 2014 should be around $90 million, down from $161 ...

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Gallery: Seaway Heavy Lifting installs topsides and jacket

Gallery- Seaway Heavy Lifting installs topsides and jacket in GoM

Seaway Heavy Lifting has announced the completion of installation of four topsides and a jacket in the Gulf of ...

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Glacier Energy is hiring (UK)

Jim McAleese, Managing Director of Glacier's Heat Transfer Division.

As the oilfield services companies across the world have been forced to lay off workers due to oil majors cutting ...

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SEC terminates Cobalt corruption probe

SEC wraps up Cobal corruption probe.

The SEC has terminated its investigation into Cobalt's alleged involvement in a bribery case in Angola.

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N. Carolina Governor applauds Obama's offshore plan

Governor Pat McCrory

North Carolina Governor, Pat McCrory, chairman of the OCS Governors Coalition, has applauded President Barack ...

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Shell to cut spending by $15B over three years

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden

Royal Dutch Shell has today said its capital expenditure in 2015 will be lower than that in 2014. The company has ...

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Repsol elects new independent director

J. Robinson West.

The Repsol Board of Directors, which met yesterday (January 28) in Houston (USA), has agreed the appointment of J. ...

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Wintershall to use Vega facilities

Wintershall to use Vega facilities

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has given Wintershall Norge AS consent to use the facilities on the ...

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Tidewater’s PSV launched at LEEVAC Shipyards (VIDEO)

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LEEVAC Shipyards Jennings, LLC has launched their hull 367 on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. According to LEEVAC, the ...

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Lundin gets green light for Barents Sea well

Lundin gets green light for Barents Sea well drilling

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7220/11-2, in the ...

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SAExploration gets seismic survey contracts

SAExploration gets seismic survey contracts

SAExploration has received contracts for ocean-bottom marine seismic data acquisition services collectively valued ...

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UK CAA makes progress in offshore helicopters safety

UK CAA makes progress in ensuring safety in offshore helicopters

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published today a progress report on the recommendations and actions from ...

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Three oil majors team up for GoM exploration

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Chevron Corporation will work with BP Exploration and Production Inc. and ConocoPhillips Company to explore and ...

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Will falling oil prices boost plug & abandonment ops?

Image for illustration only (Source: Baker Hughes)

In December, hotel occupancy rates in Aberdeen dropped 4.5% compared to the same period in 2013, according to ...

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Gallery: Simon Møkster gets hands on new PSV

Simon Møkster gets hands on new PSV

Norway’s Simon Møkster Rederi yesterday took delivery of a newly built Platform Supply Vessel. The ...

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Murkowski slams Obama’s Alaska drilling ban plan

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski from the State of Alaska, has criticized the Obama administration following the release ...

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Gallery: Keppel delivers new jack-up to Maersk

Keppel-delivers-new-jack-up-to-Maersk

Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its third ultra harsh environment jack-up, XLE-3, from the Keppel FELS ...

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Yinson FPSO for Eni's OCTP block

Yinson's FPSO Knock Allan (For illustration only)

Malaysia’s Yinson has been awarded a contract for the chartering, operation and maintenance of an FPSO ...

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Another Culzean award for Ramboll

Another Culzean award for Ramboll

Maersk Oil UK has awarded Ramboll Oil & Gas the detailed design for the two jackets for a central processing ...

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Vroon takes delivery of ‘VOS Glory’

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Vroon Offshore Services has earlier today, Wednesday January 28, taken delivery of VOS Glory at Fujian Shipbuilding ...

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New Russia-Turkey offshore pipeline route approved

New Russia-Turkey offshore pipeline route approved

Route for the new gas pipeline across the Black Sea between Russia and Turkey was approved yesterday at  working ...

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U.S. releases offshore drilling plan. Atlantic included.

DOI opens Atlantic for drilling.

The U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross ...

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Stirling offers safety course for Oil & Gas pros

Stirling offers safety course for Oil & Gas pros

Stirling Group, a company specializing Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) services with the head office in UAE, ...

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MEO appoints Managing Director (Australia)

MEO appoints Managing Director (Australia)

MEO Australia, an independent oil and gas company, has said that its CEO Peter Stickland, will be appointed to the ...

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