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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Rolls-Royce’s UT 755’s in High Demand – North Sea Company Places Two Vessel Order
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce’s UT 755’s in High Demand – North Sea Company Places Two Vessel Order

Rolls-Royce said today it has received orders for two of its popular UT 755 series offshore supply vessels. The vessels were ordered by Gulf Offshore North Sea

December 7, 2011
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Tuesday, December 6, 2011
BP: Halliburton Destroyed Oil-Spill Evidence
Offshore

BP: Halliburton Destroyed Oil-Spill Evidence

By Tom Fowler and Angel Gonzalez BP PLC is alleging that Halliburton Co. destroyed evidence in the weeks following the Deepwater Horizon explosion in 2010 that

December 6, 2011
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Monday, December 5, 2011
Exxon Mobile's Berkut drilling platform
Offshore

Global Oil and Gas Spending to Hit Record Highs in 2012 [BARCLAYS REPORT]

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Oil and gas companies are expected to spend at record levels in exploration and production projects worldwide in 2012, with

December 5, 2011
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HHI Loads World’s Largest Offshore Platform – North Rankin B
Offshore

HHI Loads World’s Largest Offshore Platform – North Rankin B

It’s hard to talk about “world’s largest” in maritime and offshore manufacturing without mentioning Hyundai Heavy Shipyard, and this is

December 5, 2011
Total Views: 171

Friday, December 2, 2011
Chevron: Brazil Well Shutdown Accounts For Less Than 10% Of Frade Oil Output
Offshore

Chevron: Brazil Well Shutdown Accounts For Less Than 10% Of Frade Oil Output

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian oil regulators once again penalized U.S. oil major Chevron Corp. (CVX) for safety issues at the company’s

December 2, 2011
Total Views: 8

Thursday, December 1, 2011
Rolls-Royce Inks Petrobas Contracts
Offshore

Rolls-Royce Inks Petrobas Contracts

Rolls-Royce said today it has been awarded new contracts worth potentially $650 million by Petrobras to support production activities offshore Brazil. The

December 1, 2011
Total Views: 11

Norway Regulator: “Very Serious Shortcomings” In BP Safety
Offshore

Norway Regulator: “Very Serious Shortcomings” In BP Safety

By Katarina Gustafsson and Alexis Flynn BP PLC’s (BP) efforts to monitor and respond to sudden pollution releases such as oil spills in the Norwegian Sea

December 1, 2011
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Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Transocean to Offer 26 Million Shares to Help Refinance Aker Purchase
Offshore

Transocean to Offer 26 Million Shares to Help Refinance Aker Purchase

Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN.VX) said it is offering 26 million shares of its common stock as the offshore oil drilling giant looks to raise funds to help

November 30, 2011
Total Views: 6

Seadrill Logo
Finance

Seadrill (NYSE:SDRL) Delivers One of Their “Best Quarterly Operating Profits Ever”

“At a point in time when there is turbulence in the financial markets we are very pleased to deliver one of our best quarterly operating profit ever

November 30, 2011
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Deep Sea Metro Takes Delivery of Second Drillship
Offshore

Deep Sea Metro Takes Delivery of Second Drillship

Deep Sea Metro has taken delivery of the newbuild drillship Deepsea Metro II from Hyundai Heaby Industries, according to a statment released by the company. 

November 29, 2011
Total Views: 42

Friday, November 25, 2011
Offshore Wind Farm Installation
News

Offshore Wind Power Gains Another Foothold in the North Sea

STOCKHOLM — Swedish utility Vattenfall AB Friday announced plans to build an offshore wind farm in the North Sea after it recently bought the license

November 25, 2011
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Thursday, November 24, 2011
pazflor subsea architecture total angola
News

A West African Giant – Total’s Pazflor FPSO is Inaugurated

Launched by Total in December 2007, Pazflor is one of the largest offshore oil production projects in the world, and a major development for Angola.  This

November 24, 2011
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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
Total Views: 3

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
Total Views: 105

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
Total Views: 12

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
Total Views: 38

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
Total Views: 37

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
Total Views: 28
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