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Thursday, January 26, 2012
38 Million Acres Up For Grabs in Latest (and Last) GoM Lease Sale
Offshore

38 Million Acres Up For Grabs in Latest (and Last) GoM Lease Sale

NEW ORLEANS — The Obama administration today announced that the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the

January 26, 2012
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Offshore

Another Top Level Executive at Transocean Resigns

Transocean, the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor, has announced yet another senior-level executive has resigned.  Transocean made the

January 26, 2012
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Engineering News

Husky Energy’s SeaRose FPSO Prepares for Drydock at Harland and Wolff, the Builder of the Titanic

Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd (H&W) has been awarded the contract for the drydocking and service of the SeaRose Floating Production Storage and

January 26, 2012
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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Noble 4Q Profit Jumps 29% As Gulf-Related Delays Recede
Offshore

Noble 4Q Profit Jumps 29% As Gulf-Related Delays Recede

Noble Corp.’s (NE) fourth-quarter profit rose 29% as the offshore driller’s contract revenue improved. Noble has been investing billions of dollars

January 25, 2012
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News

McDermott Awarded Their Largest-Ever Subsea Contract Offshore Australia

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) announced today that has been awarded a US$2 billion contract to develop the subsea infrastructure required for the

January 25, 2012
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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News

Shell Extends Contract for Seadrill’s West Navigator Drillship

Hamilton, Bermuda – North Atlantic Drilling has been awarded an 18 month contract extension for the drillship West Navigator by A/S Norske Shell. This

January 24, 2012
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Monday, January 23, 2012
Human Factor Named Biggest Challenge Facing Offshore Oil and Gas [SURVEY]
Offshore

Human Factor Named Biggest Challenge Facing Offshore Oil and Gas [SURVEY]

Human factors has been named the biggest challenge facing the offshore oil and gas industry, according to a survey of industry professionals released today by

January 23, 2012
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Engineering News

Wärtsilä and Kongsberg To Provide Full Dynamic Positioning Package for Songa Offshore

Wärtsilä and Kongsberg Maritime have been contracted to supply the power, positioning, and automation systems for two new drilling rigs ordered by Songa

January 23, 2012
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petrobras
News

Top Leadership Change at Petrobras… Gabrielli Expected to Depart for Political Bid

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Speculation is growing that a leadership change could be under way at Brazilian federal oil company Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR,

January 23, 2012
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News

2000 Miles from Nowhere… Statoil and Cairn Plan to Drill off Northwestern Greenland

Statoil has acquired a 30.625% working interest in the Pitu licence in Baffin Bay. The license was awarded to Cairn Energy during the first Baffin Bay

January 23, 2012
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Friday, January 20, 2012
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News

Shell Wins $970M Offshore Nova Scotia Ultra-Deepwater Exploration Bid, Largest Ever for Eastern Canada

Royal Dutch Shell has won a $970 million bid (NS 11-1) for exploration rights offshore Nova Scota, says the Canada – Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum

January 20, 2012
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News

Bienvenidos a Cuba! The Scarabeo-9 Deepwater Drilling Rig Arrives in Havana

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- An Italian drilling rig scheduled to drill a deep-water well offshore Cuba has arrived to the shores of Havana, Cuban media said

January 20, 2012
Total Views: 152

Thursday, January 19, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Chevron Nigeria Suspends Search for Missing Workers from Blown-Out Jack Up Rig

Chevron Nigeria reports they have suspended their search for the 2 missing rig workers from the jack up rig that blew out and caught fire on 16 January.  It

January 19, 2012
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STX OSV PSV Platform Supply Vessel offshore
News

World’s Largest Offshore Rig Builders, Keppel and Sembcorp, Deny Plans to Acquire Korean Shipbuilder

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Singapore-listed rig builders Keppel Corp. Ltd. (BN4.SG) and Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) both said Wednesday they aren’t

January 19, 2012
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COSL ahts sinks sinking china oilfield ship anchor handler
Incidents

Brand New Oilfield Support Ship Sinks at Chinese Dock

BEIJING -(Dow Jones)- A deepwater oil exploration vessel belonging to China Oilfield Services Ltd. (2883.HK) sank Saturday during construction at a dock in

January 19, 2012
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Tuesday, January 17, 2012
jack up blowout chevron nigeria
Fire Incidents

“The Rig Continues to Burn and has Partially Collapsed,” Chevron Contracts Transocean to Drill Relief Well

On 16 January 2011, a jack-up drilling rig offshore Nigeria caught fire, forcing a complete evacuation.  2 rig workers are still reported missing, and

January 17, 2012
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Nigeria Jack-Up Fire Update: Hercules Liftboat Caught in Fire, Two Still Missing from Chevron Rig
Offshore

Nigeria Jack-Up Fire Update: Hercules Liftboat Caught in Fire, Two Still Missing from Chevron Rig

Hercules Offshore has just reported that one of their liftboats was caught in the fire that originated from Chevron’s KS Endeavor jack-up yesterday

January 17, 2012
Total Views: 73

Monday, January 16, 2012
Jack-up Drilling Rig Catches Fire in Nigeria, UPDATE: Chevron Issues Statement
Offshore

Jack-up Drilling Rig Catches Fire in Nigeria, UPDATE: Chevron Issues Statement

A fire has broke out on a Chevron-owned jack-up rig operating offshore Nigeria.  The fire was reported on the K.S. Endeavor in the Nigeria Delta region on

January 16, 2012
Total Views: 102

Friday, January 13, 2012
Total and Inpex Launch $34 Billion Ichthys LNG Project Offshore Northwestern Australia
Engineering News

Total and Inpex Launch $34 Billion Ichthys LNG Project Offshore Northwestern Australia

Total and its joint venture partner INPEX Corporation today announced that they have taken the final investment decision for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas

January 13, 2012
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News

Technip Awarded Two Subsea Contracts for Statoil’s Vilje South and Visund North

Technip was awarded two contracts by the international energy company Statoil, worth a total of around €55 million, for the Vilje South field and Visund

January 13, 2012
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