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Thursday, January 12, 2012
News

Aker Solutions awarded NOK 870 million contract with Talisman Energy Norge

12 January 2012 – Aker Solutions has been awarded a frame agreement for engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPCI) for Talisman

January 12, 2012
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Brazil’s OSX Raises $227.9 million for Construction of Brazilian Shipyard
Engineering News

Brazil’s OSX Raises $227.9 million for Construction of Brazilian Shipyard

OSX Brasil said today that it has secured $227.9 million in financing for the construction of a shipyard and industrial complex in Brazil.  Construction of

January 10, 2012
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Blog

What if… Is The US Prepared For Cuban Oil Rigs?

Will the United States be prepared if Cuba’s new offshore rigs spill oil into US waters? To address this question, personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard

January 10, 2012
Total Views: 7

Monday, January 9, 2012
Keppel’s US Yard to Build Semisubmersible for Diamond
Engineering News

Keppel’s US Yard to Build Semisubmersible for Diamond

Diamond Offshore said today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a $300 million contract with Keppel Offshore and Marine for the construction of a

January 9, 2012
Total Views: 43

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Statoil Looks to Expand Offshore Operations in the Norwegian Arctic

OSLO — While recent Norwegian oil discoveries by Statoil ASA (STO) are exciting, the Norwegian oil sector needs access to new acreage to avoid a

January 9, 2012
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Offshore

Aker Solutions wins $48M Drilling Riser Contract from DSME

9 January 2012 – Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the delivery of a deepwater

January 9, 2012
Total Views: 9

Saturday, January 7, 2012
US Lets ExxonMobil Keep Julia, and her Billion Barrels of Oil
News

US Lets ExxonMobil Keep Julia, and her Billion Barrels of Oil

Federal officials have settled a dispute with Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) and Statoil ASA (STO, STL.OS) over one of the largest offshore oil discoveries ever

January 7, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Transocean CFO Steps Down, Former CFO Takes Interim Role
Offshore

Transocean CFO Steps Down, Former CFO Takes Interim Role

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG), the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor, said today that its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial

January 5, 2012
Total Views: 7

Hyundai Heavy Unveils FLNG Concept Model
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Unveils FLNG Concept Model

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipbuilder, has just announced completion their Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Plant (FLNG) concept model.

January 5, 2012
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Offshore

Aker Solutions Wins Bøyla Subsea Production System Contract

5 January 2012 – Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Marathon Oil Norge AS to supply a subsea production system for the operator’s Bøyla

January 5, 2012
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
BP Wants Haliburton to Pay All Costs Related Gulf Oil Spill
Offshore

BP Wants Haliburton to Pay All Costs Related Gulf Oil Spill

BP Plc (BP) said all of its costs and damages from the Deepwater Horizon incident and resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico should be paid by cementing

January 3, 2012
Total Views: 9

Monday, January 2, 2012
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Blog

Alaskans Express Serious Concerns About Arctic Offshore Drilling

In an article in the Anchorage Daily News, Lois Epstein, Arctic Program director for The Wilderness Society, and member of the Offshore Energy Safety Advisory

January 2, 2012
Total Views: 118

Friday, December 30, 2011
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News

Rig Hand Killed off Brazil, Two Others Injured

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones Newswires), Brazilian state-controlled oil and gas producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR, PETR4.BR) said a worker died and two were

December 30, 2011
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News

North Sea Oil Exploration Continues with the Award of 46 New Licenses

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The U.K. has awarded 46 new licenses to explore for oil and gas in the North Sea, the Department of Energy and Climate Change

December 30, 2011
Total Views: 389

Thursday, December 29, 2011
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News

Aker Solutions Awarded Subsea Production System Job on Norwegian Continental Shelf

29 December 2011 – Aker Solutions has been awarded a job by Statoil for the engineering, procurement and construction of a subsea production system for

December 29, 2011
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Pieter Schelte, Offshore Supercat – The World’s Largest Catamaran
Engineering News

Pieter Schelte, Offshore Supercat – The World’s Largest Catamaran

In 2011, Allseas announced that they had awarded Daewoo Shipbuilding a 1.3Bn Euro contract for the construction of a massive catamaran designed for

December 29, 2011
Total Views: 475

Sunday, December 25, 2011
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Incidents

Shell Nigeria Receives “Support and Understanding” From Local Communities After Huge Oil Spill

IBADAN, Nigeria (Dow Jones)–Shell Petroleum Production Co., or SNEPCo, on Sunday said the oil leak from its Bongo facility off the Nigerian coast has

December 25, 2011
Total Views: 8

Friday, December 23, 2011
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News

Hercules 185 Jackup Repaired, Heads Back to Work Off West Africa

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) to transport the jack-up drilling rig Hercules 185 from

December 23, 2011
Total Views: 66

Thursday, December 22, 2011
U.S. Conducts First Unannounced Oil Spill Drill Since MMS Reorganization
Offshore

U.S. Conducts First Unannounced Oil Spill Drill Since MMS Reorganization

The recently formed Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), one of two federal agency’s that resulted from the reorganization of the

December 22, 2011
Total Views: 9

Christmas Comes Early for Keppel
Engineering News

Christmas Comes Early for Keppel

Keppel Corporation’s offshore and marine division announced today that it has secured a contract for the design and construction of a semisubmersible rig

December 22, 2011
Total Views: 5
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