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Bourbon gets takeover offer

Struggling French offshore vessel owner Bourbon has received an offer for the takeover of its assets and activities. 

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SBM Offshore closes Brazil legacy case

Dutch FPSO operator SBM Offshore has confirmed a formal closure of its Brazil legacy case related to legacy bribery ...

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Consent for Equinor to use 'West Hercules' in North Sea

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the ...

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Equinor to extend Alve field life by 15 years

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the PSA to use the facilities on the Alve field beyond their ...

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Bourbon Rhode searchers spot potential distress flare

The search for survivors from the Bourbon Rhode tug supply vessel that sank in late September after finding itself ...

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DNO gains permit for Norwegian Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted DNO a drilling permit for a well located in the Norwegian Sea.

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DOF Subsea finds itself in challenging position

Norwegian subsea service business DOF Subsea has found itself in a challenging financial position as a result of ...

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Bourbon Rhode survivors arrive in Fort de France

Three survivors from the Bourbon-owned tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode, that sank in the Atlantic Ocean in late ...

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Northern Drilling cancels drillship deal with DSME

Northern Drilling has canceled the resale contract for the West Cobalt drillship with the South Korean shipbuilder ...

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Equinor decides not to exercise Buchan option

Norway's Equinor has elected not to exercise the three-month option which was granted by Jersey Oil & Gas over a ...

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Hibiscus to acquire UK North Sea license

Malaysian operator Hibiscus Petroleum has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire License ...

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Neptune Energy promotes new VP of operations for Europe

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has appointed a new vice president of operations for Europe.

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Fugro names new group director for Europe and Africa

Dutch offshore services firm Fugro has appointed a new group director for Europe and Africa.

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Worldwide offshore rig count in September up 43 rigs Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count in September 2019 decreased by four units sequentially, but increased by 43 units ...

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Equinor sees increased costs on four Norwegian projects

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has reduced costs for eight of its operated projects in Norway since ...

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Jersey awards Greater Buchan Area contracts

Jersey Oil & Gas, an independent oil and gas company, has awarded contracts for the Greater Buchan Area (GBA) ...

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Dolphin rig spuds i3 Energy's Serenity well

i3 Energy has started drilling the SA-01 appraisal well at the Serenity field located in the UK North Sea using ...

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GALLERY: Equinor fires up giant Johan Sverdrup field

On October 5 Equinor started production from the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea, more than two months ...

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OPEC, gas counterpart GECF ink MoU to strengthen cooperation

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) have ...

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Irregularities spotted during Petrojarl Knarr audit

The PSA has found irregularities during an audit of Teekay Petrojarl and Petrojarl Knarr FPSO concerning structures ...

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Popular news, September 30 - October 6, 2019

The most popular news on Offshore Energy Today last week.

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Bourbon calls off search for missing sailors

French offshore vessel owner Bourbon Offshore has canceled the search operation for the seven crew members of its ...

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PGS in 'significant increase of project activity'

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Norwegian seismic services company PGS will operate eight vessels over the winter season amid a significant ...

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Wintershall Dea agrees on job cuts with unions

Following a merger between Wintershall and DEA into a new entity named Wintershall Dea, the German oil and gas ...

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Saipem gets three contracts on BP's Caspian project

Saipem, in consortium with Bos Shelf and STAR GULF FZCO, has recently been awarded three new contracts by BP for ...

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BP CEO Bob Dudley to retire

Bob Dudley, CEO of BP, has decided to retire from the position and from the company's board in March 2020.

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Subsea 7 lands Pierce work with Shell

Subsea 7 has been awarded a sizeable contract by Shell for the Pierce depressurization project, located ...

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