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Norway: IOS Offshore to be Renamed IOS InterMoor AS

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has announced that Acteon’s recently acquired subsidiary, IOS Offshore AS, will now ...

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Angola: FMC Technologies Receives $36 Million Call-Off ...

FMC Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received a call-off order from Total Exploration & ...

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USA: Department of Energy Reviews Petroleum Service ...

In the interest of complete transparency, the Department of Energy said it would review all petroleum service ...

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Singapore: Keppel Shipyard Secures Contract to Modify ...

Keppel Shipyard Limited (Keppel Shipyard) has secured a contract for the modification of the Floating Production ...

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Following a Successful Ambient Pressure Test BP Begins ...

Saturday at 6:40am CDT, the forty-eight hour ambient pressure test was deemed successful. Under the guidance and ...

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Norway: Noreco Farms Into Upcoming Exploration Well at ...

Norwegian Energy Company ASA  has entered into an agreement with BG Norge to acquire a 10% interest in PL392 in the ...

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Australia: Tap Oil to Drill Four Wells in Next Few Months

Oil and gas production and exploration company Tap Oil (ASX: TAP) has updated the progress and timing of the ...

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Qatar: TI Africa Sings Contract with Maersk for FSO ...

Euronav NV announced today that TI Africa Ltd., the owner of FSO Africa, has signed a new contract with Maersk Oil ...

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Alabama: Fast Response Prevents Time Loss for General ...

When oil was leaking from the stern tube seals of a general cargo vessel, Hydrex mobilized a certified ...

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New Zealand: The Labour Party issues environmental ...

The Labour Party says safety and environmental issues must be considered when oil exploration permits are granted ...

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France: Technip and PETRONAS Subsidiaries Agree to ...

Technip announces today that it has agreed with MISC(1) and MHB(2), subsidiaries of the Malaysia National Oil ...

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UK: New CEO for Odfjell Drilling

Simen Lieungh (50) will take over as the new CEO of Odfjell Drilling on October 1, 2010. Mr. Lieungh comes from the ...

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Norway: Oil and Gas Discovery East of Gudrun

Oil and gas estimated at between three and 19 million barrels of oil equivalent have been found by Statoil roughly ...

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China: CNOOC Ltd. Announces Changes in Senior Managment

The board of directors of CNOOC Limited today announces that Mr. Fu Chengyu will resign from the role of Chief ...

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Lebanon Hopes to Start Offshore Gas and Oil Exploration ...

Lebanon is keen to start all-out offshore gas and oil exploration by the start of 2012 once interested companies ...

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Canada*s Parliamentary Reports Urging The Government to ...

Two new parliamentary reports are urging the government to take a closer look at threats to Canada’s ...

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Norway: Statoil Changes its Organisational Structure ...

Statoil ASA will change its organisational structure as a response to future business opportunities and challenges, ...

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UK: Wellstream International Ltd. Wins Offshore ...

Wellstream International Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wellstream Holdings Plc , announced the award of a ...

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USA: Post oil spill delay issuing new federal drilling ...

A post-oil-spill delay in issuing new federal drilling permits in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico, at ...

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India: Aban Offshore Concludes Agreement with Cairn ...

Aban Offshore today said it has signed a contract with Cairn Energy India for deploying a jack-up rig in the Ravva ...

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U.A.E: Gmmos Gets $185m Loan Facility

Dubai Deutsche Bank AG London Branch (DB) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), along with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ...

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Argentina: Rockhopper Remains Optimistic About its ...

The UK’s Rockhopper  remains optimistic about its drilling campaign offshore the Falkland Islands despite ...

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Brazil: FPSO To Be Used on Offshore Tupi Currently en ...

The Cidade de Angra dos Reis FPSO vessel to be used by Brazil’s federal oil firm Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) on the ...

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China: Dalian Port’s Oil Terminal Starts Operation

Dalian Port’s 450,000-ton crude oil terminal was put into operation on Aug. 16, and the biggest oil terminal ...

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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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Norway: Shell receives consent to drill on Ormen Lange

Shell has received consent to carry out exploration drilling on Ormen Lange using the mobile facility West ...

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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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