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Monday, October 17, 2011
Drilling Pact Brings Ensco Newbuild Semi-Sub To Gulf Of Mexico
Offshore

Drilling Pact Brings Ensco Newbuild Semi-Sub To Gulf Of Mexico

UK offshore contractor Ensco says it has teamed up with drilling giants Anadarko, Apache and Noble Energy in a deal to send its newbuild ultra-deepwater

October 17, 2011
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Fred Olsen Extends Drillship Option With Hyundai Heavy
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Fred Olsen Extends Drillship Option With Hyundai Heavy

Fred Olsen today said it has reached an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries to extend its option for a second newbuild drillship originally set to expire

October 17, 2011
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Daewoo Shipbuilding Exceeds Yearly Order Target by $1B
Engineering News

Daewoo Shipbuilding Exceeds Yearly Order Target by $1B

SEOUL (Dow Jones)–Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (042660.SE) has exceeded its annual order target of $11 billion by 9%,

October 17, 2011
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Deepwater Horizon Disaster: Anadarko Settles with BP for $4 Billion

LONDON—BP PLC on Monday said it had reached a $4 billion out-of-court settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to settle claims related to the deadly

October 17, 2011
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Sunday, October 16, 2011
Too Close For Comfort – U.S. To Inspect Cuban Rig
Offshore

Too Close For Comfort – U.S. To Inspect Cuban Rig

U.S. officials are trying to make sure the American coastline will be protected as Cuba begins drilling a deep water oil well later this year about 60 miles

October 16, 2011
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Friday, October 14, 2011
deepwater horizon
Offshore

Breaking Precedent: Oil Firms Face Liability Protection Challenges

HOUSTON —The U.S. government broke precedent by issuing citations to contractors Halliburton Co. and Transocean Ltd. in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill,

October 14, 2011
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Thursday, October 13, 2011
U.S. Allows BP In First Gulf Lease Sale Since Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Offshore

U.S. Allows BP In First Gulf Lease Sale Since Deepwater Horizon Disaster

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The U.S. has decided to allow BP PLC to bid on new oil-drilling leases that go up for sale in the

October 13, 2011
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BP north sea
News

BP Makes Highest Ever Investment Into the North Sea

LONDON—BP PLC Thursday announced it would make its highest-ever annual investment in the U.K., despite a steep tax increase on crude production enacted

October 13, 2011
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
gulf oil spill
Offshore

BP Contractors Could Face Fines Over Gulf Oil Spill

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The prospect that contractors for BP PLC could be fined by the government over the Deepwater

October 12, 2011
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Monday, October 10, 2011
USCG: Deepwater Horizon Is NOT Source Of Gulf Oil Sheen
Offshore

USCG: Deepwater Horizon Is NOT Source Of Gulf Oil Sheen

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday the wreckage of Transocean Ltd.’s (RIG) Deepwater Horizon rig, which sank last year,

October 10, 2011
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Friday, October 7, 2011
Wärtsilä To Supply Propulsion Equipment For First U.S.-Flagged LNG-Powered OSV’s
Offshore

Wärtsilä To Supply Propulsion Equipment For First U.S.-Flagged LNG-Powered OSV’s

Harvey Gulf International has awarded a contract to Wärtsilä to supply liquified natural gas propulsion equipment for two of Harvey Gulf’s newbuild

October 7, 2011
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Seadrill Secures Contracts For Two Ultra-Deepwater Newbuilds
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Seadrill Secures Contracts For Two Ultra-Deepwater Newbuilds

Seadrill announced today that it has secured contracts for two of the companies newbuild ultra-deepwater semi-submersibles currently under construction in

October 7, 2011
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Thursday, October 6, 2011
Marathon Oil Mulling “Farming Down” Gulf of Mexico Portfolio
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Marathon Oil Mulling “Farming Down” Gulf of Mexico Portfolio

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) said Thursday it is considering selling minority stakes in its U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets in order to

October 6, 2011
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Petrobras Ocean Rig Posiedon
Maritime Security Incidents

Tanzania: Petrobras Vessel Attacked By Pirates

Yesterday, just months after arriving on location, the newly built Ocean Rig Drillship Poseidon, was attacked by pirates while drilling off the coast of

October 5, 2011
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Waterspout Causes Liftboat to Capsize Off Louisiana Coast
Offshore

Waterspout Causes Liftboat to Capsize Off Louisiana Coast

A Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) liftboat capsized last week after it was struck by multiple waterspouts off the coast of Louisiana.  Hercules Offshore says

October 4, 2011
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Caterpillar Secures Order to Power 16 New Offshore Vessels in Brazil
Engineering News

Caterpillar Secures Order to Power 16 New Offshore Vessels in Brazil

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) said today that it has secured a contract to power 16 offshore supply vessels for use in the Brazilian offshore market. Caterpillar

October 4, 2011
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Monday, October 3, 2011
Chuckchi Sea Shell arctic drilling
News

Arctic Ocean Drilling Approved

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal The Obama administration said Monday it was moving forward with oil-drilling leases off the coast of Alaska issued

October 3, 2011
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Sunday, October 2, 2011
Department of the Interior DOI
Defense

A Hard Sell… US Interior Department Struggles To Recruit Offshore Drilling Safety Chief

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Interior Department is struggling to recruit a top official for its offshore oil-drilling agency, in large part because

October 2, 2011
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Friday, September 30, 2011
cuban drilling cuba offshore scarabeo
News

Want to drill in Cuban waters? Perhaps forget doing business in the United States then…

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–More than 30 House lawmakers are urging Spanish energy company Repsol YPF S.A. (REP.MC) to abandon its plan to drill for oil in

September 30, 2011
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Deepwater Horizon Oil Sheen
Offshore

Is The Deepwater Horizon Leaking Oil?

The U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday it is working with Transocean Ltd. to find out whether last year’s wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon rig is the source

September 28, 2011
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