France: Technip Awarded $300 Million EPIC Contract by ...

Technip has been awarded a lump sum engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) contract by ...

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Marathon to Execute Manned Underwater Operations in ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Marathon consent to carry out manned underwater operations on ...

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Norway: Lundin Gets Approval for Gaupe Field Development

Lundin Petroleum AB (“Lundin Petroleum”) through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS announces ...

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Marine Subsea UK Bags Multiple North Sea Contracts

Marine Subsea UK, a provider of subsea well intervention, decommissioning and construction support solutions to the ...

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Aker Solutions Clinches 3-year Extension with Nexen in ...

Aker Solutions has secured a three-year contract extension for engineering and construction work with client Nexen ...

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UK: EnCore.s Catcher Wells Could Contain 300 MMbbls

EnCore Oil plc  provides an update on the Catcher East side-track well located in UK Central North Sea block 28/9. ...

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Apache’s UK North Sea Maule Field Commences ...

Apache Corporation today announced that its Maule Field in the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea has commenced ...

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Norway :TGS’ New Chief Financial Officer, Kristian ...

TGS announces 1 July 2010 as the official start date for the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, Kristian ...

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Switzerland: Noble Corp. Buys Frontier for $2.16B and ...

Noble Corporation  today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which it will ...

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Norway: Statoil Contracts Stena Don Drilling Rig

Statoil has signed a three-year contract with Stena Drilling for hire of the Stena Don drilling rig. The contract ...

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Norway: Det norske oljeselskap Gets Drilling Permit for ...

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Det norske oljeselskap ASA a drilling permit for wellbore 24/12-6 ...

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Norway: BG Norge Drills a Dry Well in the North Sea

BG Norge AS, operator of production licence 297, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well ...

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The Netherlands: SBM Offshore Completes US$ 750 Million ...

SBM Offshore NV (Amsterdam: SBMO) has successfully completed the refinancing and expansion of its existing ...

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Norway: ULSTEINs Oceanic Vega Vessel On Sea Trial

The seismic/research vessel Oceanic Vega for the shipowner Eidesvik Seismic Vessels AS, has the last week been on ...

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Ireland Invites O&G Companies to Explore Its ...

Minister Conor Lenihan  announced details of new exploration opportunities in Irish waters – the “2011 Atlantic ...

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Offshore Drilling: History and Overview

Offshore drilling typically refers to the discovery and development of oil and gas resources which lie underwater. ...

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UK North Sea: Isleburn Secured Multi-Million Pound ...

Leading Scottish fabrication and engineering company Isleburn has secured North Sea contracts totaling nearly ...

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France: Bourbon Offshore to Invest $ 2 Billion to Renew Fleet

A 2 billion US$ vessels new building program to renew the old and obsolete continental offshore fleet and meet ...

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Norway: PGNiG Acquires 10% of Gro Licence from Statoil

Statoil has sold a 10% interest in the Gro licence (PL 326) to PGNiG Norway. Statoil keeps a 30% interest in the ...

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Switzerland: Noble Corporation Reaches Agreement on ...

Noble Corporation announced that it has reached an agreement with one of its customers regarding the situation ...

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Norwegian Sea: Statoil Allowed to Use Morvin Facilities

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted Statoil consent to use the facilities on the Morvin field ...

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Portugal Launches its First Private ROV Operation

Portugal’s first and only private ROV operation has launched with a new Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV. Head of the ...

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Danish North sea: Pump Accident on Maersk Rig Causes Oil Leak

A pump accident at a Maersk oil rig is causing oil to leak out in the North Sea water of Denmark.   Source: ...

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The Netherlands: Dockwise Secures $35 Million in Heavy ...

Dockwise Ltd. today announces 10 awards for Heavy Marine Transport projects and two for engineering assignments ...

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Scotland: Baker Hughes Opens Eco-Centre Waste ...

This purpose-built waste processing center provides an unparalleled level of environmental compliance from the rig ...

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Norway: TGS Starts High Density Multi-client 3D Data ...

TGS announces the commencement of a 1650 km2 high density multi-client 3D seismic survey located in the outer part ...

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UAE: Polarcus Receives Letter of Intent from OMV

Polarcus Limited announced today that it has received a Letter of Intent from OMV (NORGE) AS for a 3D seismic ...

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