GDF Suez buys additional stake in North Sea license

GDF Suez buys additional stake in North Sea license

GDF Suez has signed a contract with Idemitsu for the acquisition of 10% share in the license PL 420, in the North Sea.  PL 420 is situated between the Gjøa field and the Skarfjell discovery, and contains the discovery ...

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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

OET_Popular Articles

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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BW's Helmut Sohmen retires

BW Offshore's FPSO

BW Offshore, an Oslo-based provider of floating production storage and offloading units to the international oil ...

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1 dead, 3 hurt in Gulf of Mexico platform blast

1 dead, 3 hurt in Gulf of Mexico platform blast

One man was killed and three others injured when an explosion occurred on an offshore platform in the Gulf of ...

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Ophir misses at Tende well, offshore Tanzania

Ophir misses at Tende well, offshore Tanzania

Ophir Energy plc has informed that its Tende-1 well in in East Pande licence offshore Tanzania, failed to ...

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Ichthys christmas trees reach Australia

Ichthys christmas trees reach Australia

First christmas tree systems for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project’s have arrived in Australia. The tree ...

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Ophir taking over Salamander

Ophir taking over Salamander

Oil company Ophir Energy has reached an agreement on a possible takeover offer for Salamander Energy. In a ...

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Technip’s flexible pipes for Petrobras

Technip's flexible pipes for Petrobras

France’s provider of oilfield services Technip has secured contract from Tupi BV, a consortium controlled by ...

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Another GoM client for CGG’s StagSeis

Another GoM client for CGG's StagSeis

France’s seismic survey specialist CGG announced today another significant commitment from an unnamed ...

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First Ulstein delivery for Kuma approaching

Ulstein-designed PSV hull launched

The first hull of Ulstein's P128 platform supply vessel design for Hong Kong based Kuma Shipping was launched in ...

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EMGS shoots 3D EM in Brazil

EM Leader vessel

Norway’s Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a contract worth USD 1.5 million for a research ...

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VOS Hera ERRV joins Vroon’s Aberdeen fleet

VOS Hera ERRV joins Vroon's Aberdeen fleet

VOS Hera vessel has joined the Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen fleet. Following its previous successful deployment ...

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Rosneft starts shipping oil from North Chayvo field

Rosneft starts shipping oil from Chayvo field

Russian oil giant Rosneft has begun shipment of crude oil extracted at the Northern Tip of Chayvo license off the ...

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