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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UK CAA makes progress in ensuring 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

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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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McDermott installs 3,250-ton jacket in GoM

McDermott installs 3,250-ton jacket in GoM

McDermott International, Inc. has announced that the Derrick Barge 50 (DB50) recently completed the installation of ...

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Gulf Marine Services gets SESV contract

Gulf Marine Services gets SESV contract

Gulf Marine Services, a provider of self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESV) serving the offshore oil, ...

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Karoon completes Kangaroo sidetrack

Karoon completes Kangaroo sidetrack (Brazil)

Karoon Gas Australia has completed drilling the first of two sidetracks of the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, located ...

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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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