Popular news, February 12 – 18, 2018

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U.S. offshore rig count up by two units

The U.S. offshore rig count has risen to 18 active drilling units this past week, according to a report by Baker Hughes.

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Statoil gears up for Brazilian drilling campaign

Norwegian energy giant Statoil is about to start drilling on the Carcará discovery offshore Brazil, using a ...

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Northern Offshore sells semi-sub rig for conversion

Northern Offshore has sold its semi-submersible rig Energy Driller to an unnamed party for conversion to alternative use.

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SeaBird cans seismic vessel charter

Marine seismic acquisition provider SeaBird Exploration has terminated an agreement for the charter of the Munin ...

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Man seeks damages over injuries sustained in Noble rig tilt

A trial is set to start in Houston on Monday in a case of a worker injured in a 2012 shipyard accident when a ...

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New player emerges as Sea Trucks sheds four vessels

Telford Offshore, a new name in the global oil and gas industry, officially launched on Wednesday after acquiring ...

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Fieldwood's Noble assets buy goes along with Chapter 11

Houston-based Fieldwood Energy has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy ...

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Higher oil prices and production growth lift Eni's profit

Italian oil company Eni recorded a significant increase in its quarterly profit owing to higher oil prices and ...

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GC Rieber's subsea vessels sold out for summer season

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping is sold out for the summer season of 2018, following the latest ...

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Noble to bring stacked rig back to work

Offshore driller Noble Corporation will be bringing one of its warm stacked rigs back to work following a binding ...

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Petrobras extends DOF anchor handler deal

Norwegian shipping company DOF has been awarded an extension of a contract for one of its anchor handlers working ...

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Arabia 2018 Conference and Exhibition

Offshore Arabia is a focused prestigious meeting place of the Offshore Industry, and it’s diverse spectrum from the Oil & Gas…

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International Petroleum (IP) Week 2018

International Petroleum (IP) Week, hosted by the Energy Institute (EI) is a renowned and highly respected event where leaders from the global…

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FPSO Europe Congress 2018

The FPSO Europe Congress 2018 builds on these themes, lending a particular focus to FPSO Value Preservation and Operational Excellence…

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Offshore Pipeline Technology

Join 200+ key offshore pipeline professionals to exchange ideas, innovation and technology development to help…

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Hunter eyes subsea growth through IKM units buy

Hunter Group has entered into a share purchase agreement with IKM Gruppen for the acquisition of all IKM Subsea & ...

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Neptune closes Engie E&P buy

Private-equity backed Neptune Energy has completed the acquisition of Engie E&P International from the French ...

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No dayrate for Transocean rig until repair works are done

Contract backlog for offshore driller Transocean has been reduced due to changes in the drilling contract for one ...

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Aker Solutions, Cognite in digital solutions push

Aker Solutions has signed a long-term collaboration with software company Cognite for the development of digital ...

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HydraWell to work on Absheron P&A campaign

Total E&P Absheron B.V. has selected HydraWell to execute a part of a P&A campaign at the Absheron field in the ...

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Ex-Hercules CEO to head Tidewater

Tidewater has appointed a new president, CEO, and member of the board of directors, effective March 5.

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Saipem picks GranEnergia's accommodation unit for Kaombo

Italian giant Saipem has awarded GranEnergia a contract for the DP3 compact semi-submersible vessel Venus.

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Fieldwood buys Noble's GoM assets

Noble Energy has executed an agreement to sell its deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets to Fieldwood Energy for a total ...

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Another rig deal slips through Awilco's fingers

Awilco Drilling has lost an opportunity for a potential contract for its only active rig as an unnamed operator no ...

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Woodside working on terms with NWS to process Browse gas

Woodside aims to finalize commercial terms to process Browse gas through existing infrastructure of the NWS project ...

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Stena Drilling secures another rig gig

Offshore driller Stena Drilling has signed a contract with Timor Sea Oil & Gas Australia Pty Limited (TOGA) for the ...

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FPSO tender for SNE field slated for 1Q 2018

Partners in the SNE field development offshore Senegal have achieved a concept select decision and the tendering ...

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Indian shipyard explosion victim remains critical

Following a fatal explosion on an ONGC rig in a shipyard in India one person remains in critical condition.

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Awilco swings to loss in 4Q

Awilco Drilling sank to a loss in the fourth quarter 2017 dragged down by an impairment charge related to the ...

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Oceanteam mulls cross border merger, Oslo delisting

Oceanteam is making plans for a cross border merger with its Dutch subsidiary and delisting from the Oslo Stock ...

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