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Long-serving Mexico oil union boss resigns amid graft probe

Carlos Romero Deschamps, the head of Mexico’s oil worker’s union, has resigned after almost three decades in ...

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Three new rig deals add $75M to Transocean's backlog

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Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured three new drilling contracts, adding around $75 million to its ...

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Noble secures more work for two rigs

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured a contract extension for a drillship in South America ...

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SBM Offshore pays $150M for Constellation's share in 5 FPSOs

SBM Offshore has been designated as the successful bidder for Constellation's share in five Brazilian FPSOs.

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Vaalco encounters oil in Gabon appraisal well

Houston-based Vaalco Energy has encountered oil sands in its Etame appraisal well located offshore Gabon. 

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TechnipFMC scoops Pyxis prize

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) ...

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DOF anchor handler stays with Equinor for another six monts

Norwegian shipping company DOF has been awarded a contract extension by oil major Equinor for the anchor handling ...

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AGS wraps up 'world’s largest OBN survey'

Axxis Geo Solutions (AGS), a Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic company, has completed the Utsira multi-client ...

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Baker Hughes sheds name appendix after GE separation

Baker Hughes, a GE company, has announced its name change to Baker Hughes Company.

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BHP strikes oil in Trinidad and Mexico

Australia's BHP has drilled two additional exploration wells as part of a deepwater drilling campaign offshore ...

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Keppel: Majority of orders in 2019 from gas and renewables

The company has so far this year secured one offshore drilling rig order

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Polarcus wins XArray work in Australia

Seismic services provider Polarcus has secured high industry prefunding for a multi-client project in Australia.

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PGS returns to profit amid improving market

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Norwegian seismic services provider Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) returned to profit in the third quarter of the ...

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Woodside makes Pyxis Hub FID

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has confirmed it has made a Final Investment Decision for its Pyxis Hub ...

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Premier cheers Tolmount East well success

Oil and gas company Premier Oil has cheered the success of the Tolmount East well located in the UK Southern Gas Basin. 

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Nexans holds block party for Nexans Aurora cable layer

French offshore cabling specialist Nexans has hosted a grand block ceremony for its new cable installation vessel, ...

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SBM Offshore secures $1.14 billion loan for Liza Unity FPSO

Dutch FPSO provider SBM Offshore has secured project financing for the FPSO Liza Unity for a total of $1.14 billion.

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Chimera well comes up dry for Cairn

Cairn Energy has completed drilling of wildcat well 03/17a-3, known as Chimera, but failed to find hydrocarbons. 

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Wood names new CEO of its Americas business

Oilfield services provider Wood has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO) of its Americas business.

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'Cleanest' dual-fuel shuttle tanker duo named in South Korea

Shuttle tanker company AET has named what it says are two of the world’s first LNG Dual-Fuel Dynamic Positioning ...

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Rystad: Norway's 2019 wells near all-time high levels

While global offshore exploration activity has been flat year-to-date, the situation has been far more buoyant on ...

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U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output to break records

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production is expected to set new production records in 2019 and 2020

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Norway: Former oil minister to become offshore oil worker

Ola Borten Moe, the former minister of energy in Norway, is set to become an offshore oil worker.

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Suncor in another incident on Terra Nova FPSO

Canadian offshore regulator has reported a near miss incident on the Terra Nova FPSO operating in the Atlantic ...

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LLOG orders 'first-of-kind' subsea trees for Shenandoah

The U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator LLOG has ordered subsea trees from TechnipFMC for its Shenandoah project in the ...

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GustoMSC's design for Saudi jack-ups

Dutch offshore rig designing company GustoMSC has signed a license agreement with Saudi company International ...

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Petrobras orders another FPSO from MODEC

Japan's MODEC has received a letter of intent for the supply, charter, and operations of an FPSO vessel for Marlim ...

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