Offshore


Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Engineering News

Technip begins work on Marine Well Containment Company’s response system

Technip announced today that the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) has awarded it a contract for the design, procurement and fabrication of the umbilical,

March 16, 2011
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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
News

Japan Drilling Company awards US$210 million jackup contract to Keppel

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract worth about US$210 million from Japan Drilling Company (JDC) to build a KFELS Super B Class jackup

March 15, 2011
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News

Despite Second GoM Permit, Don’t Expect Surge In US Deep-Water Drilling

Though US regulators have decided to allow a second deepwater Gulf of Mexico drilling project, don’t bet on a rush of permits to follow, FBR Capital

March 15, 2011
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Sanko and Hellespont join offshore forces

The Sanko Steamship Co Ltd and Hellespont Group have entered into a joint venture for manning and/or shipmanagement services to Sanko’s and

March 15, 2011
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Thursday, March 10, 2011
News

Exxon CEO Takes Umbrage At BP Chief’s Comments About DWH Explosion

In an unusual sign of discord between two top executives of major western oil producers, Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) Chief Executive Rex Tillerson strongly

March 10, 2011
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Obama Administration Will Appeal Judge’s Order On Drilling Permits

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Obama administration will appeal a ruling from a federal judge who has ordered it to act on pending permits for oil drilling

March 10, 2011
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
News

BP CEO: Still Planning On $60-$90 A Barrel Of Oil For Long Term

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- Oil giant BP PLC (BP.LN, BP) continues to use an oil-price range between $60 and $90 a barrel in its long-term planning despite rising

March 9, 2011
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Oil Spill Co-Chair Praises Industry’s Response, Asks For Safety Organization

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–William Reilly, co-chair of the presidential panel tasked with investigating causes of the BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) oil spill, on Tuesday

March 9, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Engineering News

Keppel to build new jackup worth US$195 million for Mexico

Keppel AmFELS LLC, a US wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has won a contract from Mexico’s Perforadora

March 8, 2011
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Engineering News

London Array OffShore Wind Farm Sees First Foundation Installed

LONDON (Dow Jones)–DONG Energy, E.ON AG (EOAN.XE) and Masdar said Tuesday that the first of 177 foundations has been installed at the U.K.’s

March 8, 2011
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News

Pemex CEO: Gulf Of Mexico 1st Round Tenders Expected Late ’11, Early ’12

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Mexico’s state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, expects to have a first round of tenders on some areas of the

March 8, 2011
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Monday, March 7, 2011
Defense

Two Rescued From Burning, Non-Producing Oil Platform In US Gulf

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men from a burning Gulf of Mexico oil platform on Sunday. The platform, owned by Houston-based Arena

March 7, 2011
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Saturday, March 5, 2011
News

BOEMRE Probe Finds No Evidence Of Safety Risk At BP’s Atlantis Platform

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. investigators said Friday that problems with engineering documents on a BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) production platform in the Gulf of

March 5, 2011
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Friday, March 4, 2011
News

SBM Sees Oil Majors Trying to Push Risks to Sub-Contractors

AMSTERDAM (Dow Jones)–Major oil companies are increasingly trying to push liabilities of offshore oil projects onto sub-contractors as risk awareness has

March 4, 2011
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Teekay sells remaining 49 percent interest in Teekay Offshore

Hamilton, Bermuda – Teekay Corporation (Teekay) announced today that it has agreed to sell its remaining 49 percent interest in Teekay Offshore Operating

March 4, 2011
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News

Noble Corporation Exercises Option to Construct New Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today announced that a subsidiary has exercised its first option with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (“HHI”) for

March 4, 2011
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WSJ: Spill Panel Co-Chair Says Offshore Regulatory System ‘Not One We Can Rely On’

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The co-chairman of the presidential panel that investigated last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Thursday the

March 4, 2011
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Transocean CEO Newman Paid $6.3M In First Year At Driller’s Helm

HOUSTON — Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Chief Executive Steve Newman received compensation valued at $6.3 million in his first year at the helm of the

March 4, 2011
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BP is largest stakeholder in Gulf’s first issued deep-water drilling permit since Horizon disaster

While Noble Energy (NBL) made headlines as the first operator to receive a deep-water drilling permit in the US Gulf since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the

March 4, 2011
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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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