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Byron's GoM well to reach TD by early February

Oil and gas company Byron Energy expects to reach total depth at the SM 71 F3 well in the Gulf of Mexico by early ...

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Popular news, January 15 – 21, 2018

The most popular news of the past week.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count unaltered

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged last week, according to weekly rig count reports by ...

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WesternGeco exiting seismic acquisition business

WesternGeco is exiting the business of marine and land seismic acquisition

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Schlumberger optimistic about 2018

Schlumberger in the fourth quarter recorded $3.041 billion of pretax charges

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PHOTO: 'Lichtenstein' returns to Singapore ahead of GoM gig

Diving support and construction vessel (DSCV) Lichtenstein, owned by Singapore-based Ultra Deep Solutions, has ...

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Seacor's new JV to buy eight PSVs in China

Offshore vessel owner Seacor Marine has formed a joint venture company with China's shipowner Cosco

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C-NLOPB suspends ops of Husky's SeaRose FPSO

Husky Energy has been ordered to suspend petroleum related operations aboard its SeaRose FPSO offshore Canada

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Vantage jack-up wins more work

Offshore driller Vantage Drilling has been awarded more work by CPOC for one of its jack-up drilling rigs. 

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Guyana: Tullow enters phase two on Orinduik block

London-based Tullow oil has decided to enter phase two of initial period of the Orinduik Block located offshore Guyana. 

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API boss to retire after ten years

President and CEO of API Jack Gerard has decided to step down when his current contract ends in August 2018.

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Demand for deepwater rigs in South America to double by 2021

Up to 50 offshore rigs could be working on deepwater programs in South America depending on how new prospects turn out.

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Shell completes $1B acquisition of Turitella FPSO

Shell has taken over the ownership of the FPSO Turitella, moored at the Stones field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

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Talos starts initial production from Tornado II well

Talos Energy has started initial production from the Tornado II deep water well located in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Fire breaks out aboard Petrobras FPSO in Santos Basin

A fire broke out aboard a Petrobras-operated FPSO early on Tuesday, the Brazilian oil company has informed.

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Petrobras sees record annual oil output

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has reported that its average oil production in Brazil achieved a historical record ...

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Is Florida really off the table for offshore drilling?

Senator is also questioning the extent of what „off the table“ for offshore drilling really means for Florida.

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BP to take $1.7 billion charge in 4Q

UK oil major BP will take a $1.7 billion post-tax non-operating charge in its fourth quarter 2017 results as the ...

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Ultra Deep's new DSCV heads to sea trials

Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) has mobilized its DSCV Picasso to perform deep dive trials off Hong Kong.

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Petrobras, Total finalize $1.95B offshore Brazil asset sale

Petrobras has completed the previously announced sale of shares in several Brazilian fields to France's  Total for ...

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Report: Transocean finds work for idle drillship

U.S. oil company Murphy Oil has reportedly hired a drillship from the Swiss-based offshore driller Transocean.

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New legislation looking to stop drilling off New England

Two U.S. congresswomen and a congressman have introduced legislation to stop drilling for oil and gas off the ...

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PHOTO: 'North Ocean 102' set to begin Atlanta work

McDermott posted an image via social media of the North Ocean 102 vessel arriving in Porto do Açu, Brazil, on January 12.

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Popular news, January 8 – 14, 2018

The most popular news of the past week.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count climbs to 19

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes has reported that the U.S. weekly offshore rig count has risen to 19 active ...

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FairfieldNodal closes WGP buy

FairfieldNodal has finalized its agreement to purchase the assets of WGP Group, a provider of marine geophysical ...

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API slams 'premature' Florida withdrawal from offshore plan

The American Petroleum Institute, and oil and gas industry association, has lambasted the U.S. Interior Secretary’s ...

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