California governor signs bill to block offshore drilling

Governor of California has signed two pieces of legislation to block new offshore oil drilling along California’s coast.

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Talos expands with Whistler buy

Talos Energy entered into and completed a transaction to acquire Whistler Energy II LLC on August 31, 2018.

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Hilcorp’s Liberty project EIS released

The final environmental impact statement for Hilcorp’s Liberty project in the Beaufort Sea has been made available ...

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Seabed Geosolutions picks up 4D GoM survey extension

Seabed Geosolutions has secured an extension for 4D ocean bottom node seismic monitoring surveys in the U.S. Gulf ...

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Otto sets up Houston office

Australia-based oil and gas company Otto Energy has established its Houston office and appointed a U.S.-based ...

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Byron and partners agree to drill Bivouac Peak well

Partners of Byron Energy in the Bivouac Peak Prospect Area have chosen to participate in the drilling of an initial ...

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Seabed Geosolutions to conduct GoM surveys

Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a series of 4D OBN seismic monitoring surveys in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

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Global Maritime picks new U.S. country manager

Global Maritime, a marine, offshore and engineering consultancy, has appointed a new country manager for the U.S.

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Industry welcomes Trump's order focused on ocean economy

Trump’s Executive Order is revoking Obama's 2010 National Ocean Policy.

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Subsea 7 scores 'sizeable' Vito field contract with Shell

Shell has awarded Subsea 7 a contract for work at its deepwater Vito development, approximately 150 miles south of ...

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Louisiana Offshore Oil Port president to retire

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port LLC (LOOP) has informed that its President Thomas L. Shaw will retire from the company ...

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Sanctions won't harm Iran's oil exports if EU keeps its word

Iran’s oil minister Bijan Zangeneh does not expect the country’s oil exports to be hurt by the recently reimposed ...

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USA: Mixed reactions for proposal to change drilling rules

The decision by the BSEE to update oil and gas drilling regulations has been met with opposing comments from the ...

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U.S. to update O&G drilling regulations

The BSEE has proposed to update regulations covering offshore oil and gas drilling operations.

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Otto adds new board member to support U.S. expansion

Australia-based oil and gas company Otto Energy has made a new addition to its board of directors.

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US: Legislation to protect coasts from oil spills introduced

U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray have introduced the Clean Coast Act to protect coasts from ...

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No decrease for U.S. offshore royalty rates

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has said that the DOI will not lower royalty rates for future offshore ...

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Two senior exec appointments at EnerMech

Integrated engineering service provider EnerMech has made two new senior management appointments in the U.S. and UK.

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WWF: Beaufort Sea drilling a risk for Arctic future

The WWF has warned of the negative impact of reopening the Beaufort Sea to offshore drilling following BOEM's call ...

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Saudi Aramco awards $10B in deals to U.S. companies

Saudi Aramco has made deals with 14 U.S. companies worth over $10 billion during the Saudi-US CEO Forum in New York.

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BP names first woman chairman of BP America

BP has appointed the first female chairman and president of BP America Inc., BP’s chief representative in the ...

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