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Petronas hires Destini for well services

Malaysia's Destini Berhad has been awarded a contract by Petronas Carigali.

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GulfSlope granted suspension for Gulf of Mexico block

The U.S. BOEM has granted GulfSlope approval for a suspension of production designation for its Lease OCS-G 35193, ...

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Murphy farms into Wintershall Dea's blocks offshore Brazil

Wintershall Dea has farmed down a 30% participating interest in its three Potiguar offshore exploration blocks to ...

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Equinor expands in Australia with new exploration permit

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has been awarded exploration acreage in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore ...

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Shelf Drilling lands three-year gig in India

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received an award for a three-year contract for the Trident II ...

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Solo Oil enters North Sea

UK-based Solo Oil has made an agreement with ONE-Dyas to acquire a package of its non-operated interests in natural ...

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Maersk Supply secures new job in Brazil

Maersk Supply Service will provide an integrated mooring lines life extension solution for Shell’s FPSO Fluminense, ...

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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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Springfield kicks off drilling operations offshore Ghana

Ghanaian company Springfield Exploration and Production Limited has started drilling the Afina-1x well located off ...

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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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Shelf Drilling bags 3-year extension for jack-up rig

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract extension for the High Island VII ...

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Rovuma LNG work goes to consortium of three firms

A consortium between JGC Corporation, Fluor Corporation, and TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, ...

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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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Kotug, Horizon Maritime establish Canadian JV company

Towage operator Kotug International and Horizon Maritime have formed a joint venture company which will offer ...

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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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Bristow set to emerge from Chapter 11

Offshore helicopter operator Bristow Group expects to emerge from Chapter 11 by the end of the month following a ...

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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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BOEM proposes 78 million-acre Gulf of Mexico lease sale

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed to offer around 78 million acres for a region-wide ...

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Santos achieves strong oil flow from Dorado

The initial flow test of the Caley reservoir from the Santos-operated Dorado-3 appraisal well off Australia has ...

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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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Ex-Schlumberger CEO formally becomes Borr Drilling chairman

Former CEO of Schlumberger Paal Kibsgaard has been formally appointed as the new chairman of the offshore drilling ...

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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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