Popular news, March 4 – 10, 2019

Offshore Energy Today's most popular news of the past week.

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Florida senators Rubio, Scott in anti-offshore drilling push

Marco Rubio / Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr - Shared under CC BY-SA 2.0 license

Florida Republican senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott have called on the U.S. Government to keep Florida out of ...

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Worldwide offshore rig count up both sequentially and Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count for February 2019 increased by 6 units sequentially and by 59 units ...

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Byron closes acquisition of Gulf of Mexico block

Byron Energy has closed the acquisition of South Marsh Island Block 58, SM 58 E1 producing wellbore, and the ...

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Morrison doubles pipelay barge fleet

Chet Morrison Contractors has acquired two pipelay/construction barges and a saturation diving system, effectively ...

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ExxonMobil expects earnings to increase by 140% by 2025

Darren Woods ExxonMobil CEO

ExxonMobil expects annual earnings potential to increase by more than 140 percent by 2025 from 2017 adjusted ...

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Chevron expects significant cashflow, production growth

U.S. oil major Chevron expects significant cashflow growth and production boost over the next five years.

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Bristow Group promotes new CEO

Houston-based offshore helicopter operator Bristow Group has named a new president and CEO of the company.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises to 22 active units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. rose to 22 units last week, according to weekly rig count reports released ...

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Pacific Drilling secures work for its drillships

Offshore drilling company Pacific Drilling on Monday said it had signed drillship deals with Total, Chevron, and Eni.

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Ampelmann wins first ever deal in Mexico

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has secured its first ever contract in Mexico.

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BW Offshore eyes Maromba field stake

BW Offshore is contemplating to enter into agreements to acquire 100% of the Maromba field offshore Brazil from the ...

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Seapulse in exploration partnership with EnQuest

Recently launched global oil and gas exploration firm Seapulse has entered into a strategic alliance with ...

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Popular news, February 25 – March 3, 2019

Offshore Energy Today's most popular news of the past week.

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Bahamas Petroleum still in talks over drilling funds

Bahamas Petroleum, a London-listed oil company with offshore blocks in the Bahamas, on Thursday released a stock ...

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Rowan slumps to loss in 4Q

Rowan Companies sank to a loss in the fourth quarter of 2018 from a profit in the year-before period. The driller ...

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ExxonMobil added 4.5 billion boe in 2018, boosted by Guyana

The Stena Carron drillship used by ExxonMobil in Guyana

U.S oil major ExxonMobil has said it added 4.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels of proved oil and gas reserves in ...

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BP kicks off gas production from Angelin project

BP Trinidad and Tobago has produced first gas from its Angelin development located offshore Trinidad and Tobago. 

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Kosmos Energy CEO: We’re stronger than ever

“Kosmos is stronger than ever,” Andrew G Inglis, CEO of the oil company said on Monday ahead of the Capital Markets ...

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Seadrill sees improvement in offshore drilling market

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is seeing continuous signs of improvement in offshore drilling market with ...

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McDermott posts $2.8B loss due to impairment charges

McDermott International reported a large loss for the fourth quarter of 2018 due to a $2.2 billion impairment.

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Petrobras spills oil from P-58 FPSO. Blames broken hose

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has spilled oil in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil, after a hose rupture during an ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count drops to 19 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped to 19 units last week, according to weekly rig count reports by ...

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Wintershall to name new Argentina managing director

A new managing director of Wintershall’s Argentinian entity will be named after the closing of the merger between ...

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Popular news, February 18 – 24, 2019

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PetroRio set for Phase 3 of Polvo field revitalization plan

Brazilian oil company PetroRio is set to invest further into the Polvo field as part of the offshore field's ...

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Bahamas Petroleum license quartet extended until end of 2020

Government of The Bahamas has awarded an extension of the second exploration period on four offshore licenses to ...

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