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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Popular news, January 19 – 25, 2014

The article titled "Baker Hughes axes 7,000 jobs" has been the most read new 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

OSV-Connor-Bordelon

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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DNV GL expands with new office in China

DNV GL expands with new office in China

DNV GL, a ship and offshore classification society, has opened up a new office in Nanjing, China.  It will support ...

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'Duke' hired for Rocket shoot

'Duke'-hired-for-Rocket-shoot

Gardline CGG Pte Ltd has been awarded the Rocket 2D Phase 1 multi-client marine broadband seismic survey by ...

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Keppel warns of tough times ahead. 4Q profit rises

Keppel warns of tough times ahead. 4Q profit rises

Singapore’s Keppel Corporation has reported its revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $3,925 million was ...

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Shell isolates Curlew FPSO from gas line

Shell isolates Curlew FPSO from gas line. Fulmar gas export resumes

Shell has today said the divers have managed to isolate the Curlew FPSO from the Fulmar gas line, following a gas ...

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'Safe Boreas' sailing towards Lundin contract

Safe Boreas (Image credit: Prosafe)

Safe Boreas, a newly built offshore accommodation rig owned by Prosafe, is on its way to Norway. The rig was named ...

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Seismic survey completed offshore Bangladesh

Binh Minh 2

KrisEnergy Ltd., an independent upstream oil and gas company, announces that the Binh Minh 2 vessel has completed a ...

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‘Arendal Spirit’ on sea trials (VIDEO)

'Arendal Spirit' on sea trials

Teekay’s first offshore accommodation unit, the Arendal Spirit, has left for sea trials. The company has made ...

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‘Safe Bristolia’ returning to work soon

Safe Bristolia to return to work in April

Prosafe has said that its Safe Bristolia flotel will return to work in April this year.

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BPZ Energy: Positive results from A-27D well, offshore Peru

BPZ Energy, an today provided initial production rates from the Albacora A-27D development well at offshore Block ...

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Det norske starts drilling at Ivar Aasen field

Det norske starts drilling at Ivar Aasen field

Det norske oljeselskap ASA has initiated drilling at its Ivar Aasen field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. ...

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Vitter pushes for more offshore drilling in USA (VIDEO)

Vitter pushes for more offshore drilling in USA (VIDEO)

Senator David Vitter (R-La.), Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, yesterday pushed for ...

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Petrobras appoints Compliance Director

João Adalberto Elek Júnior and CEO Maria das Graças Silva Foster

Petrobras has held a ceremony, on January 19, to formally appoint the company’s new Director of Governance, Risk ...

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Bayerngas wins operatorship on two NCS licences

Arne Westeng

Bayerngas Norge has been awarded five licenses under the 2014 Norwegian APA (Awards in Pre-defined Areas) Licence ...

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