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Vitter pushes for more offshore drilling in USA (VIDEO)

Senator David Vitter (R-La.), Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, yesterday pushed for ...

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DW: Nail-biting period ahead for offshore drillers

Companies in the deepwater drilling market have lost more than half of their value over the last year; Transocean, ...

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INPEX invests in methane hydrate development offshore Japan

Japan's oil and gas company INPEX has invested in Japan Methane Hydrate Operating Co., Ltd., a joint venture ...

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Repsol resumes offshore drilling in Namibia

Spanish oil company Repsol has resumed drilling at its Welwitschia well offshore Namibia

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Fitch: Reduced day rates ahead for offshore drillers

Offshore drillers are facing a softening market with credit implications linked to asset quality and financial ...

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Noble Corp. CEO Confident about Long-Term Outlook for ...

Noble Corporation today reported fourth quarter 2013 net income of $174 million, up from $127 million in earned in ...

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Sterling Energy Lifts Force Majeure on Ntem Block, ...

Sterling Energy Plc has announced it has agreed with its partners in the Ntem Concession, offshore Cameroon to lift ...

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Icahn Pushes Transocean for $4.00 per Share Dividend

Carl Icahn, the world’s 26th richest billionaire according to the latest Forbes billionaires list, has,  for ...

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Statoil Splashes USD 5 Billion on New Offshore Drilling ...

Statoil Splashes USD 5 Billion on New Offshore Drilling Contracts (Norway)

Statoil has on behalf of relevant licensees awarded contracts for drilling services on as many as 18 fixed ...

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Australia: Senate Approves Single Offshore Drilling Regulator

Australia’s senate has passed laws to set up a single national regulator for offshore petroleum exploration ...

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USA: CFO Leaves Noble Corporation

Noble Corporation  today announced the resignation of Thomas L. Mitchell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial ...

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Switzerland: Transocean BoD Nominates Steve Lucas as ...

  Transocean Ltd. ,one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, today announced that the ...

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USA: Rowan Companies 2010 Net Income Dives

  For the three months ended December 31, 2010, Rowan Companies, Inc. (“Rowan” or the ...

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Seadrill Announces 4Q 2010 and Full Year 2010 ...

  Seadrill reports fourth quarter and preliminary 2010 results: Highlights Seadrill generates fourth quarter ...

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AGR Wins Major Software Contract with Petronas (Malaysia)

  AGR Petroleum Services has secured a contract worth more than £450,000 to provide its risk management ...

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Seadrill: Private Placement in North Atlantic Drilling ...

  North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (“NADL” or the “Company”) has completed the first ...

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Canada: Talisman Energy Expects to Deliver Strong ...

Talisman Energy Inc.  announced its capital spending plans for 2011. The company expects 5-10% production growth ...

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MEO Australia MD Discusses Forward Strategy

  MEO Australia Managing Director Jürgen Hendrich Discusses Forward Strategy with Openbriefing.com: MEO ...

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BG Group Strikes Gas Offshore China

BG Group today announced a discovery on Block 64/11 offshore China after the Lingshui 22-1-1 exploration well ...

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Greece: GSP Saturn Starts Drilling Campaign in Prinos ...

GSP Saturn entered under a new contract with Energean Oil & Gas S.A., the only operator of Oil and Gas in ...

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Lundin Petroleum Awarded New Block in Indonesia

Lundin Petroleum AB (“Lundin Petroleum”)  announces that it has been awarded a new production sharing ...

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