Schlumberger buys stake in EDC for $1.7 billion

Schlumberger, the world’s largest provider of oilfield services, will buy interest in a Russian drilling ...

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Dry Gulf of Mexico well for Noble Energy

Noble Energy, Inc. today announced that the Madison exploration well in the Gulf of Mexico reached the targeted ...

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Bilfinger wins deals with Taqa, Apache

Energy services firm Bilfinger Salamis UK, has won new contracts with a combined total value of over £100million. ...

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Penalty phase of BP oil spill trial set to begin (USA)

A trial is set to begin in New Orleans, Lousiana today, to determine how much BP will pay in Clean Water Act ...

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Statoil: ‘West Epsilon’ for Gudrun drilling

Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use West Epsilon rig for ...

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Lundin spuds Zulu

Petrolia’s subsidiary, Petrolia Norway AS, has announced that drilling of exploration well 26/10-1 in ...

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Offshore worker sexually assaulted woman on train

British Transport Police has issued an appeal to trace offshore worker with links to Great Yarmouth after woman ...

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PSA inspects BP's Ula

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of maintenance, process safety and ...

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OHAS on Leiv Eiriksson needs work

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of groups at particular risk and emergency ...

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DW: Nail-biting period ahead for offshore drillers

Companies in the deepwater drilling market have lost more than half of their value over the last year; Transocean, ...

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Claxton boosts riser stock for heavy-duty jack-ups

Claxton, an Acteon company, is extending its large surface riser inventory to meet operators’ needs as more ...

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PSA probes Statoil’s design engineering of Cat J rigs

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of Statoil’s design engineering of Cat J ...

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Popular news, January 12 – 18, 2015

The articles you have read the most in the past week include Offshore Energy Today’s coverage of two videos; ...

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BP facing $13.7B fine for Deepwater Horizon

Ruling on the issues raised in the Phase 2 trial of the Deepwater Horizon case: the quantification of oil spilled ...

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Repsol’s Canary Islands stint comes to an end

Spanish oil company Repsol has completed the exploration well, located offshore the Canary Islands. The well, ...

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Noreco reduces Xana ownership

Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) is reducing its ownership in licence 9/95 on the Danish continental shelf ...

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Ocean Rig secures cash for ‘Ocean Rig Apollo’

Ocean Rig UDW Inc., a provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, has received firm commitments from lenders ...

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Lifeboat incident on Maersk Giant under investigation

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has decided to investigate the lifeboat incident which occurred on the ...

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Eversendai starts construction of two liftboats

Eversendai Offshore RMC FZE, an oil & gas and marine fabrication company, has held the keel laying ceremony for ...

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Total brings West Franklin Phase 2 on stream

Total has started gas and condensate production from the West Franklin Phase 2 project in the Central Graben area ...

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Jutal nets platform jacket construction work

China-based Penglai Jutal Offshore Engineering Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (PJOE) has recently been awarded a ...

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COSCO Nantong delivers flotel to Mexican client

China’s COSCO Nantong shipyard has delivered a semi-submersible accommodation unit to a client in Mexico. ...

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H&W wins ‘Byford Dolphin’ upgrade gig

Harland and Wolff (H&W) has announced the contract award of the dry docking and Renewal / Special Periodic ...

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EFC Group builds BOP for new jack-up rig

EFC Group, a designer and manufacturer of instrumentation, monitoring, control and handling systems for the global ...

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Statoil finds buyer for Huldra platform

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has reportedly found a buyer for its Huldra platform, which has been on sale since 2011.

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COSLProspector semi-sub delivered

The first new-build semi-submersible drilling rig incorporating Wood Group Mustang Norway’s (WGMN’s) GG5000 ...

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Statoil gets nod for Knappen drilling

Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to carry out exploration drilling of ...

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