Offshore


Thursday, March 3, 2011
Engineering News

Ulstein Verft delivers PSV “Rem Hrist”

Ulstein Verft today delivered the new PSV ‘Rem Hrist’ to Remøy Shipping.  ‘Rem Hrist’ is Remøy Shipping´s first vessel from

March 3, 2011
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011
News

McDermott Wins Contracts Totaling More Than $700 Million

HOUSTON — McDermott International, Inc., announced today that certain of its subsidiaries in the Middle East and Caspian region were recently awarded a

March 2, 2011
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US Interior Dept Will Act On Offshore Oil Permits By March Deadline

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–A U.S. official said Wednesday the Interior Department will meet a court-imposed deadline to act on five deepwater drilling permit

March 2, 2011
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Gulf Drilling Restart Could Trigger Shortages

(Dow Jones) If Noble Energy’s (NBL) deepwater-drilling permit is indeed the first of several to come for the Gulf of Mexico–as US regulators

March 2, 2011
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Blog

POLL: Flag State Changes to Dynamically Positioned Drilling Vessels…

As of recently, deepwater self-propelled drilling vessels were considered “MODUs”, or mobile offshore drilling units.  Recent changes to flag

March 2, 2011
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
News

DNV to issue new offshore technical guidance on offshore gas terminals

Rising demand for floating offshore gas terminals has resulted in the development of new technologies and specialised units, leading to a number of innovative

March 1, 2011
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Monday, February 28, 2011
News

Noble Receives First Deepwater Drilling Permit Since BP Oil Spill

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. officials have approved the first permit for deepwater drilling since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, granting Noble Energy

February 28, 2011
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Sunday, February 27, 2011
Offshore

US Regulators State Refusal To Restart Drilling Despite Political Pressure

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said that U.S. regulators would not bow to political pressure to restart deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico before they

February 27, 2011
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Friday, February 25, 2011
Blog

Fire On The Horizon – Hits Bookstores Nationwide This Tuesday!

Fire On The Horizon – the new book by gCaptain – hits bookstore shelves nationwide this TUESDAY! The reviews have been amazing, hundreds of

February 25, 2011
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Thursday, February 24, 2011
News

Wilhemsen Ships Service providing support to Australia’s largest oil and gas project

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is providing a range of support services to the Gorgon project, Australia’s largest ever oil and gas project. Services include

February 24, 2011
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Shell secures ‘Noble Jim Day’ for GoM operations

Noble Corporation today announced that the Company has secured a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc for the 12,000

February 24, 2011
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Transocean CEO: Internal Deepwater Horizon Investigation Out In ‘Month Or Two’

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Chief Executive Steven Newman said the contract driller’s internal investigation into April’s

February 24, 2011
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce wins large deep water anchor handling equipment contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract by STX OSV Trading to supply technologically advanced anchor handling systems. The equipment will be installed on three

February 24, 2011
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Engineering News

UOB Kay Hian Securities Bullish On Shipyards; Upgrades Keppel

UOB KayHian (Thailand) says jack-up rig orders are “roaring” while containership ordering has begun. The house upgrades Keppel Corp. (BN4.SG) to

February 24, 2011
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Chevron Sees US Deepwater Drilling Resuming By Midyear

MIDLAND, Texas (Dow Jones)–Chevron Corp. (CVX), the second-largest U.S. oil company, expects to be able to resume its ambitious drilling program in the

February 24, 2011
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011
News

Republicans To Hold More Hearings On US Offshore Oil Permits

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Republicans in the House of Representatives announced Wednesday a series of public hearings about permits to drill for oil off

February 23, 2011
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Technip awarded an EPIC subsea contract for the Gygrid project in Norway

Technip was awarded by Statoil a contract, worth approximately €90 million, for the Gygrid field development located in the Norwegian Sea at a water

February 23, 2011
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011
News

Shell: Prelude FLNG Go-Ahead ‘Next Few Months,’ More Planned

PERTH (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) said Tuesday that it expects to sign off on its first floating liquefied natural gas project within

February 22, 2011
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Monday, February 21, 2011
News

Aker Drilling confirms order of new Ultra Deepwater Drillships from DSME

Soon-to-be-listed Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Aker Drilling ASA said Monday that through its Aker Drilling Offshore Services Public Ltd. unit it has

February 21, 2011
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Friday, February 18, 2011
News

Bourbon named Shipowner of the Year 2010 by Offshore Support Journal

BOURBON is named ‘Shipowner of the Year 2010’ by the Offshore Support Journal. The Group is publicly recognized by this award as “the company

February 18, 2011
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