China watchdog probes Sinopec

China watchdog probes Sinopec

China’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) has launched an inspection into China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Group), Reuters has reported today, quoting Xinhua news agency.  According ...

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CNOOC starts flows at South China Sea fields

Xijiang 24-3

CNOOC Limited has announced that the Huizhou 25-8 Oilfield/Xijiang 24-3 Oilfield Xijiang 24-1 District Joint ...

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Benthic inks geotechnical investigation deal

Jaya Vigilant

Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum ...

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GDF Suez buys North Sea license stake

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GDF Suez has signed a contract with Idemitsu for the acquisition of 10% share in the license PL 420, in the North ...

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Sound Oil to launch takeover bid for Antrim Energy

Sound Oil to launch takeover bid for Antrim Energy

Sound Oil, the European focused upstream oil and gas company, intends to launch a public offer for 100 per cent of ...

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New CEO, CFO for Noreco

New CFO for Noreco

Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) has appointed Odd Arne Slettebø as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Tommy ...

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Beach Energy takes further interest in Otway

Polarcus-Asima

3D Oil Limited (TDO) has announced that Beach Energy Limited has agreed to increase its funding of the expanded ...

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Shell hires Subsea 7 for Gulf of Mexico job

Shell hires Subsea 7 for Gulf of Mexico job

Subsea 7 S.A. has been awarded a contract by Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) for installation work in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

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Hoidi's legs for COSL jack-up rig

Hoidi's legs for COSL jack-up rig

Singapore-based Hoidi International’s production division in China, will build legs for a COSL jack-up rig. ...

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MacGregor in Gulf of Mexico deal with Shell

Pusnes Shell Cargotec Macgregor Gulf  of Mexico

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Shell for a Pusnes permanent mooring system. Contract value ...

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One week left to enter 2015 Offshore Achievement Awards

SPE Aberdeen director Ian Phillips, chief executive of the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre

Offshore oil and gas and renewables companies have just days left to enter the 2015 Offshore Achievement Awards, ...

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Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ on its way to Rotterdam

Giant 'Pieter Schelte' on its way to Rotterdam

A twin-hull behemoth, a giant, the world’s largest vessel, largest catamaran, biggest offshore vessel, the ...

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U.S. offshore rig count up

Baker Hughes weekly rig count

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. The U.S. offshore ...

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Most popular news of the week

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The articles you have read the most this past week include the one on Halliburton’s take-over of Baker ...

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Reuters: ExxonMobil in talks over Ivory Coast offshore blocks

Reuters ExxonMobil in talks over Ivory Coast offshore blocks

Ivory Coast is working to wrap up Production Sharing Contracts for two offshore blocks with the U.S. oil company ...

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Petrobras brings new FPSO online (Brazil)

Cidade de Ilhabela FPSO produces first oil

BG Group today announced the start-up of the Cidade de Ilhabela floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) ...

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Download OPITO's TRAIN-R app

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Offshore workers will for the first time be able to access their training records at the touch of a button wherever ...

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Statoil calls timeout on Angola drilling

Statoil cancels another rig contract

Statoil has cancelled a contract for yet another drilling rig. This time it is the Stena Carron drillship, in ...

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Bumi Armada: 3Q profit falls

Bumi Armada 3Q profit falls

Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services provider, Bumi Armada Berhad saw its 3Q 2014 profit drop to ...

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