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Thursday, November 24, 2011
Chevron Throws the Brakes on Current and Future Drilling Offshore Brazil
News

Chevron Throws the Brakes on Current and Future Drilling Offshore Brazil

SAN RAMON, Calif., November 23, 2011 – Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today reports that while its subsidiary, Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda., has

November 24, 2011
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Is the Industry Ready to Drill in the Arctic?  Stena Drillmax Ice Nears Delivery
Blog

Is the Industry Ready to Drill in the Arctic? Stena Drillmax Ice Nears Delivery

By Alexander Wardwell, Det Norske Veritas Scheduled for delivery in March 2012, the most recent addition to Stena Drilling’s fleet will be the

November 24, 2011
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Tuesday, November 22, 2011
DSME FLNG Israel Daewoo Shipbuilding
Engineering News

Floating LNG Off Israel? DSME Signs Initial Agreement

SEOUL -(Dow Jones)- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (042660.SE) said Tuesday that it has signed an initial pact with companies that own the

November 22, 2011
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Chevron: Brazil Govt Has Not Advised Deep-Water Status Under Review
Offshore

Chevron: Brazil Govt Has Not Advised Deep-Water Status Under Review

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian regulators have not advised U.S. oil major Chevron Corp. (CVX) that its license to drill in ultra-deep waters is

November 22, 2011
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Monday, November 21, 2011
Spill Could Lead to a Chevron and Transocean Ban from Brazil’s Deep Waters – REPORT
Offshore

Spill Could Lead to a Chevron and Transocean Ban from Brazil’s Deep Waters – REPORT

Despite Chevron taking full responsibility (and up until now the majority of heat from Brazil’s oil regulating agency, ANP) for the estimated 5,000 to

November 21, 2011
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Fred Olsen Wins Contract for Belford Dolphin and Newbuild Drillship
Offshore

Fred Olsen Wins Contract for Belford Dolphin and Newbuild Drillship

Fred Olsen Energy’s drilling unit, Dolphin Drilling, says it has entered into contracts with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) for the provision of

November 21, 2011
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Sunday, November 20, 2011
brazil oil spill clean up chevron
Incidents

Up to 8,000 Barrels of Oil Leak Offshore Brazil, Chevron Takes “Full Responsibility”

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–The Brazilian unit of major U.S. oil company Chevron Corp. (CVX) takes “full responsibility” for a leaking well

November 20, 2011
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Friday, November 18, 2011
Technip, Odebrecht Joint Venture Lands $1B Petrobas Contract
Offshore

Technip, Odebrecht Joint Venture Lands $1B Petrobas Contract

PARIS (Dow Jones)–French oil service company Technip SA (TEC.FR) and a unit of Brazil’s conglomerate Norberto Odebrecht won a contract to supply

November 18, 2011
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011
US Judge: BP Not Covered By Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon Insurance
Offshore

US Judge: BP Not Covered By Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon Insurance

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–A U.S. judge said Tuesday that BP PLC (BP) isn’t entitled to receive money from Transocean Ltd.’s (RIG) insurers for

November 15, 2011
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Chevron Plugs Leaking Well Offshore Brazil
Offshore

Chevron Plugs Leaking Well Offshore Brazil

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Chevron Corp. (CVX) said Tuesday that it successfully contained the flow from a deep-water appraisal well offshore Brazil suspected

November 15, 2011
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Monday, November 14, 2011
Rear Admiral James Watson to Head New BSEE, Bromwich Out
Offshore

Rear Admiral James Watson to Head New BSEE, Bromwich Out

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Obama administration has found a replacement for offshore drilling safety chief Michael Bromwich, a highly polarizing figure

November 14, 2011
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Saturday, November 12, 2011
Brazil-Oil-Leak-to-Frades-Production-Chevron-Says
Incidents

“Crack in the Seabed” Causing Oil Slick in Campos Basin Off Brazil, Not Chevron’s Frade FPSO

RIO DE JANEIRO -(Dow Jones)- The Brazilian unit of U.S. oil company Chevron Corp. (CVX) is rushing equipment to find the cause of an oil leak at the offshore

November 12, 2011
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Thursday, November 10, 2011
Hornbeck Ups Stock Offering For Massive U.S.-Flag Newbuild Program
Offshore

Hornbeck Ups Stock Offering For Massive U.S.-Flag Newbuild Program

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that it has increased the number of shares in its public offering of common stock by 250,000 to a

November 10, 2011
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Ocean Monarch semisubmersible DIamond offshore
News

Diamond Signs Largest Deepwater Drilling Contract in Indonesian History

Niko Resources (TSX: NKO), a Calgary-based independent oil and gas operator, announced yesterday that it had signed a contract worth in excess of $700 million

November 9, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Obama’s 5-Year Drilling Plan – Open Up Arctic but Pacific and Atlantic a No-Go
Offshore

Obama’s 5-Year Drilling Plan – Open Up Arctic but Pacific and Atlantic a No-Go

(Dow Jones) The Obama administration proposed a moderate expansion of offshore drilling Tuesday, revealing a five-year plan that represents the first blueprint

November 8, 2011
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Kinder Morgan to Invest in $400M Oil Terminal on Houston Ship Channel
Offshore

Kinder Morgan to Invest in $400M Oil Terminal on Houston Ship Channel

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) said it will invest in Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Co., a venture with TransMontaigne Partners LP (TLP) that

November 8, 2011
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HOS Bluewater 240ED Class Offshore Supply Vessel
Engineering News

Hornbeck Offshore Pulls the Trigger on a $720M US-Flagged Shipbuilding Program

COVINGTON, La.,- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new vessel construction program for

November 8, 2011
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Monday, November 7, 2011
Damen PSV 3300 platform supply vessel
Engineering News

Damen Shipyards to Launch an Environmentally-Friendly Offshore Supply “Sea Truck”

Damen Shipyards will unveil its new Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) at EUROPORT 2011 and will launch a complete PSV range in the next few months. The PSV 3300 E3

November 7, 2011
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Sunday, November 6, 2011
NYSE:RIG Transocean
Finance

Market Talk: Citi Keeps BUY Rating on Transocean

(Dow Jones) Many analysts have taken Transocean to the cleaners after it barely eked out a 3Q profit, but Citi is keeping its buy rating while lowering

November 6, 2011
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Saturday, November 5, 2011
Hydril Blow Out Preventer Discoverer Clear Leader
News

Transocean CEO: Refitting Rigs Taking Longer Than Expected

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- The third-party vendors refitting Transocean Ltd.’s (RIG) well control systems and blow-out preventers to comply with new rules

November 5, 2011
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