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Lukoil, PanAtlantic, and Romgaz have discovered a gas field at the Trident block (EX-30) in the Black Sea, offshore Romania.
Hurricane Joaquin, barrelling its way towards the US East Coast, claimed its first significant ship scalp overnight.
Ezra Holdings Limited, a contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced on Monday that its Subsea Services division, EMAS AMC has completed the first two of three Noble Energy-operated subsea tieback projects in the US Gulf of Mexico.
INPEX Corporation announced Thursday that the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG project, located off Australia, launched its central processing facility (CPF) on September 19, 2015 from the offshore floating dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where it is being constructed.
Norway’s engineering and construction company Kvaerner has signed the final contract for delivery of the steel jacket for the drilling platform to be deployed at the Statoil-operated Johan Sverdrup field.
Oceaneering International, Inc. has been awarded a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. to supply umbilicals for the deepwater Appomattox development located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
French oil major Total, operator for the Egina oil field offshore Nigeria, together with its construction and survey partners, has installed a Fusion 6G subsea positioning network to support its development of the $15 billion project.
Whole areas of UK North Sea infrastructure are at increased risk of being shut down as a result of low oil prices and the weak economics of the basin, the new UK upstream regulator said in a report Monday, suggesting its progress so far had been limited.
Frost & Sullivan finds that safety benefits and reduction in non-productive drilling time will drive strong uptake of managed pressure drilling technology in North America
Petrobras has terminated its drillship contract with Vantage Drilling, alleging that the NYSE-listed contractor has “breached its obligations” under the contract.
Maersk Oil, a Danish oil and gas company, is preparing to shut down one of its North Sea assets, a decision that could cause the loss of up to 200 jobs.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) suspended the search for a man who reportedly jumped overboard from a freighter on Lake Michigan.
Houston-headquartered Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., an oil and gas services company, has been awarded by Shell a deepwater trenching contract in Parque das Conchas field (BC-10) offshore Brazil.
Fletcher Shipping, a provider of offshore supply vessels to exploration and production firms operating predominately across the North Sea, has been forced into administration.
Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, on Monday took delivery of the Songa Endurance rig from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea.
The US Coast Guard (USCG) is continuing to monitor a weekend oil spill in the waters off Bayonne, New Jersey
Mexico has cut the level of required corporate guarantee for the second phase of its Round One auction of offshore oil and gas drilling blocks.
Mexico’s debut foray into opening up its oil field rights was such a damp squib it has postponed upcoming deepwater auctions and will adjust terms of future tenders, it was announced on Wednesday.
Dragados Offshore, an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the oil and gas industry, Saturday loaded out the jacket for the Mariner project, located in the UK North Sea.
Polarcus Limited has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) from an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic project offshore West Africa.
The subsea sector is highly consolidated with just five players servicing the $12 billion annual requirements of the global E&P community, Douglas-Westwood, an energy intelligence group, has said in its DW Monday report.
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has authorised the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal offshore Puerto Rico.
Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which the U.S. offshore rig count has once again remained unaffected
Panoro Energy ASA, the independent E&P company with assets in Nigeria and Gabon, has announced that drilling has started on the Aje-5 production well on the OML 113 license, offshore Nigeria.
Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. The U.S. offshore rig count has stayed the same when compared to last week’s count.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a 5-year contract extension for the semi-submersible Heydar Aliyev rig with BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited acting as Operator of the Shah Deniz field, offshore Azerbaijan.
ConocoPhillips, the world’s biggest exploration and production company, announced on Thursday still more substantial cuts to its spending plan with the most impact being felt on its deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico
The so-called “kayaktivist” movement, which has recently been focused on Shell’s planned Arctic oil drilling and has staged its major actions at the Shell fleet’s Seattle staging post, is bringing its message national including to Washington DC
Lundin Norway AS has completed wildcat well 10/4-1 located in the North Sea offshore Norway. The well is dry.
South Korea’s shipbuilding, or in this case, offshore rig building giant, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) is seeking arbitration against Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor.