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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
Total Views: 23

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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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Piri Reis
Offshore

Turkey And Cyprus – Continued Scuffle Over Mediterranean Oil Rights

A Turkish oil and gas research ship is exploring off southern Cyprus in an area near the exploration rig operated by U.S. independent Noble Energy Inc., a

September 27, 2011
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Bay Shipbuilding Begins Construction on Tidewater PSV’s
Engineering News

Bay Shipbuilding Begins Construction on Tidewater PSV’s

Fincantieri Marine Group says its Bay Shipbuilding division has started construction on two Polar Class PSV’s for Tidewater Marine.  The PSV’s are

September 26, 2011
Total Views: 31

Lloyd’s Register unveils new program tailor-made for deepwater drilling
News

Lloyd’s Register unveils new program tailor-made for deepwater drilling

ModuSpec BV and Scandpower AS, members of the Lloyd’s Register Group, are developing a new tool with origins from the nuclear power industry that may

September 26, 2011
Total Views: 60

Friday, September 23, 2011
CNOOC FSO Lentera-Bangsa
Fire Incidents

Lentera Bangsa – CNOOC Oil Storage Tanker Ablaze In Jakarta

Built in 1983, the 261 meter-long & 127575 DWT oil tanker Lentera Bangsa caught fire 100 miles from the coast of Jakarta Bay Friday morning. The vessel

September 23, 2011
Total Views: 711

USCG and BOEMRE Appear To Be Flinching Amid Threat of Congressional Scrutiny
Blog

USCG and BOEMRE Appear To Be Flinching Amid Threat of Congressional Scrutiny

Just when we thought the Deepwater Horizon disaster had almost been sorted out… it’s apparent we have a long way to go. Today’s scheduled

September 23, 2011
Total Views: 5

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Hyundai Heavy Clinches 10th Drillship Order This Year
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Clinches 10th Drillship Order This Year

Hyundai Heavy Industries said today that its Korean shipyard has clinched a $530 million order from Noble Corporation for the construction of a new deepwater

September 22, 2011
Total Views: 4

Brazil In The Cross Hairs – Latest Finds Boost Brazil’s Emergence As Global Oil Player
Offshore

Brazil In The Cross Hairs – Latest Finds Boost Brazil’s Emergence As Global Oil Player

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazil’s emergence as a hot frontier for oil and natural gas was boosted Wednesday by two fresh discoveries, with

September 22, 2011
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ExxonMobil Beryl B platform
News

ExxonMobil Sells North Sea Assets to Apache

By Isabel Ordonez And Alexis Flynn, Wall Street Journal Apache Corp. is substantially expanding its U.K. presence by buying a number of ExxonMobil’s

September 22, 2011
Total Views: 148

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Well Containment Company Receives New “Capture Vessel”
Offshore

Well Containment Company Receives New “Capture Vessel”

The Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) says it has taken delivery of an integral part of its expanded containment system, a new Aframax tanker. The 107,500

September 21, 2011
Total Views: 15

US Churning Out Deepwater Permits Like It’s 2009
Offshore

US Churning Out Deepwater Permits Like It’s 2009

(Dow Jones) US offshore regulators are issuing deepwater drilling permits under new regulations like it was 2009–before the disastrous oil spill in the

September 21, 2011
Total Views: 5

Congressman Reintroduces Bill Barring Foreign-Flagged Drillships in US
Offshore

Congressman Reintroduces Bill Barring Foreign-Flagged Drillships in US

Congressman Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee, last week reintroduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would require all vessels

September 21, 2011
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Shell Clears Air Permit Obstacle for Alaska Offshore Drilling Plans
Offshore

Shell Clears Air Permit Obstacle for Alaska Offshore Drilling Plans

By Cassandra Sweet, The Wall Street Journal Online The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency removed a longtime obstacle to Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s Arctic

September 20, 2011
Total Views: 19

Monday, September 19, 2011
Watch Out: BOEMRE Will Sneak Up On You
Offshore

Watch Out: BOEMRE Will Sneak Up On You

The U.S. offshore regulator, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), has completed its first post-Macondo unannounced spill

September 19, 2011
Total Views: 3

Friday, September 16, 2011
Michael Bromwich
News

US Offshore Drilling Safety Chief holds on to current post… for now

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Michael Bromwich, the former federal prosecutor who has led the U.S. agency that oversees offshore drilling through its response

September 16, 2011
Total Views: 15

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Discoverer Deep Seas Transocean offshore drilling gulf of mexico
News

Getting back to work in the Gulf of Mexico… offshore drilling rebounds, finally.

– By Russell Gold, Wall Street Journal The Gulf of Mexico has staged a comeback as a source of oil for big energy companies, little more than a year

September 15, 2011
Total Views: 42

cyprus oil and gas drilling
News

Offshore Drilling, the Turkish Economic Zone, and Greek Cypriots… it’s complicated.

ANKARA, Turkey—Turkey said it will declare a border on the continental shelf if the island of Cyprus proceeds with offshore oil and gas drilling

September 15, 2011
Total Views: 109

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Admiral Papp Praises Deepwater Horizon Crew, Captain Kutcha Cleared
Blog

Admiral Papp Praises Deepwater Horizon Crew, Captain Kutcha Cleared

The Commandant of the US Coast Guard, Admiral Robert Papp, released his final report on the Deepwater Horizon Investigation today. The contents of the report

September 14, 2011
Total Views: 83
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