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Bermuda: Teekay Offshore Partners Announces Pricing of ...

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE: TOO) announced today that it has priced ...

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USA: Offshore Drilling Isn’t Dead Issue for Florida

Framing it as an issue of energy independence and national security, U.S. Senate hopeful Marco Rubio said Tuesday ...

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USA: 80% of Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico Still in Water

Nearly 80 percent of the oil spilled from a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico is still in the gulf, US scientists have ...

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USA: NEPA Improves Analysis for Offshore Drilling

Today the White House Council on Environmental Quality issued a report on the NEPA analysis that preceded ...

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Federal Agency in Alaska Clarifies Rules for Oil and ...

A federal agency that regulates offshore oil and gas drilling in Alaska has clarified its rules this summer after a ...

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U.S. Judge Martin Feldman Reviews Offshore Drill Bans

The same judge who scrapped a six- month moratorium on drilling in waters deeper than 500 feet in the wake of the ...

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US Requires More Reviews Before Approving New Offshore ...

The Obama administration said Monday that it would require significantly more environmental review before approving ...

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US Companies Fill Racketeering Lawsuit Against British ...

A civil racketeering lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Mississippi against British Petroleum, ...

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USA: Widespread Energy surrenders offshore petroleum ...

Widespread Energy says it has surrendered an offshore petroleum exploration licence, noting the risks were too high ...

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Switzerland: Transocean Ltd. Provides Fleet Update Summary

Transocean Ltd.  today issued a monthly Fleet Update Summary covering only newly signed contracts, significant ...

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Bermuda: Seadrill Secures New Contracts for Jack-ups

Seadrill’s majority owned subsidiary Scorpion Offshore Ltd. has received a binding Letter of Agreement for a ...

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Bermuda: Seawell to Acquire Allis-Chalmers Energy in ...

Seadrill’s majority owned subsidiary Seawell Limited and Allis-Chalmers Energy Inc. announce that their ...

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USA: Endeavour to Participate in The 2010 Oil and ...

Endeavour International Corporation  will participate in The 2010 Oil and Conference ® hosted by EnerCom ...

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Brazil: OGX Finds Hydrocarbons in BM-C-40 Block, Campos Basin

OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. , the Brazilian oil and gas company conducting the largest private sector ...

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Brazil: Petrobras Awards Aban Offshore $500 M Contract ...

Aban Offshore, India’s largest offshore drilling and oil-field services provider, has won a ...

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STX Norway Offshore To Build Two AHTS Vessels In Brazil

STX Norway Offshore has through its subsidiary STX Brazil Offshore entered into two new contracts for Norskan ...

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USA: Approaching Storm to Delay Relief Well Drilling in ...

Approaching storms forced crews to suspend drilling the final stretch of a relief well aimed at shooting a ...

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Canada: Enormous Iceberg Poses a Threat to Offshore Oil Rigs

The Canadian government’s top ice experts have begun planning how to deal with a massive iceberg that broke ...

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USA: Vantage Drilling Company Reports 2nd Q 2010 Results

Vantage Drilling Company reports a net loss of $(7.0) million or $(0.03) per diluted share for the three months ...

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Norway: Songa Offshore Provides Rig Fleet Update for July

Songa Venus achieved operating efficiency of 96% during the month, the rig continued its work on the first out of 3 ...

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Mexico: Prosafe Bags Bareboat Contract for Safe Lancia ...

Interpetroleum Services has awarded Prosafe a bareboat contract for Safe Lancia operating for Pemex offshore ...

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USA: BP Believes *Static Kill* to Be a Success. Relief ...

BP today provided an update on developments in the response to the MC252 oil well incident in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

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USA: BP Names Mike Utsler its Representative to Unified ...

BP appoints Mike Utsler as BP’s lead representative in the Unified Area Command (UAC)  and as chief operating ...

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USA: Abanaki Publishes 2nd Edition of Oil Skimming ...

Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming and coolant maintenance products, announced the ...

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Canada: Chevron Given a Green Light for Beaufort Sea ...

Chevron is making a major bet that the oil industry will be allowed to develop Canada’s Arctic offshore resources, ...

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249 Lawsuits Filed Against Transocean Over Deepwater ...

Close to 250 lawsuits or claims have been filed against Transocean, the company which owns the BP-leased offshore ...

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Subsea 7 and CRC-Evans Announce Global Technology ...

Subsea 7 Inc , one of the world’s leading subsea engineering and construction companies, announced today that ...

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