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Thursday, November 10, 2011
Hornbeck Ups Stock Offering For Massive U.S.-Flag Newbuild Program
Offshore

Hornbeck Ups Stock Offering For Massive U.S.-Flag Newbuild Program

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that it has increased the number of shares in its public offering of common stock by 250,000 to a

November 10, 2011
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Ocean Monarch semisubmersible DIamond offshore
News

Diamond Signs Largest Deepwater Drilling Contract in Indonesian History

Niko Resources (TSX: NKO), a Calgary-based independent oil and gas operator, announced yesterday that it had signed a contract worth in excess of $700 million

November 9, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Obama’s 5-Year Drilling Plan – Open Up Arctic but Pacific and Atlantic a No-Go
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Obama’s 5-Year Drilling Plan – Open Up Arctic but Pacific and Atlantic a No-Go

(Dow Jones) The Obama administration proposed a moderate expansion of offshore drilling Tuesday, revealing a five-year plan that represents the first blueprint

November 8, 2011
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Kinder Morgan to Invest in $400M Oil Terminal on Houston Ship Channel
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Kinder Morgan to Invest in $400M Oil Terminal on Houston Ship Channel

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) said it will invest in Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Co., a venture with TransMontaigne Partners LP (TLP) that

November 8, 2011
Total Views: 40

HOS Bluewater 240ED Class Offshore Supply Vessel
Engineering News

Hornbeck Offshore Pulls the Trigger on a $720M US-Flagged Shipbuilding Program

COVINGTON, La.,- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new vessel construction program for

November 8, 2011
Total Views: 94

Monday, November 7, 2011
Damen PSV 3300 platform supply vessel
Engineering News

Damen Shipyards to Launch an Environmentally-Friendly Offshore Supply “Sea Truck”

Damen Shipyards will unveil its new Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) at EUROPORT 2011 and will launch a complete PSV range in the next few months. The PSV 3300 E3

November 7, 2011
Total Views: 97

Sunday, November 6, 2011
NYSE:RIG Transocean
Finance

Market Talk: Citi Keeps BUY Rating on Transocean

(Dow Jones) Many analysts have taken Transocean to the cleaners after it barely eked out a 3Q profit, but Citi is keeping its buy rating while lowering

November 6, 2011
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Saturday, November 5, 2011
Hydril Blow Out Preventer Discoverer Clear Leader
News

Transocean CEO: Refitting Rigs Taking Longer Than Expected

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- The third-party vendors refitting Transocean Ltd.’s (RIG) well control systems and blow-out preventers to comply with new rules

November 5, 2011
Total Views: 5

Friday, November 4, 2011
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Blog

Transocean’s Discoverer Americas Gets it Done for Statoil in the Gulf of Mexico

It’s about a two and a half hour helicopter flight from Louisiana to get to this lonely patch of ocean far out in the Gulf of Mexico, but the

November 4, 2011
Total Views: 31

Thursday, November 3, 2011
Engineering News

Sembcorp Marine – Future Looks Strong in Deep and Ultra-Deepwater Segments

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) said Thursday that its third-quarter net profit fell 25% from a year earlier due to weaker margins

November 3, 2011
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Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Oil Spill-Containment Companies: So can we operate in Cuban waters?
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Oil Spill-Containment Companies: So can we operate in Cuban waters?

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Several U.S. companies are asking the Obama administration for permission to respond to potential oil spills in Cuban waters, a

November 2, 2011
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Transocean semisubmersible drilling rig offshore
News

Transocean Reports 3rd Quarter Loss: Rig Utilization and Aker Drilling Acquisition are Factors

Transocean Ltd. (RIG) swung to a third-quarter loss on acquisition-related charges as a revenue shortfall hurt the offshore-oil driller’s margins.

November 2, 2011
Total Views: 11

Chikyu-tsunami-ship
Blog

Damaged by the Tsunami, A Drillship Fights Back

Reaching from Chile up to the Bering Sea, then down again to New Zealand, the fault lines circling the Pacific Ocean are named The Pacific Ring of Fire and

November 2, 2011
Total Views: 205

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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News

BP, Transocean, and Halliburton Decline Invite to Congress, Calendar Booked Solid

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The chief executives of BP Plc (BP, BP.LN), Transocean Ltd. (RIG) and Halliburton Co. (HAL) declined to testify this week before a

November 1, 2011
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Deepwater Horizon disaster BP Transocean oil spill blowout
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Transocean Fires Broadside at BP Over Contractual Agreements

Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN,VX) filed a motion in federal court on Tuesday morning to force BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) to indemnify it against damages related to the

November 1, 2011
Total Views: 12

Oil Rig derrick rig floor dual activity drillship transocean offshore drilling
News

Feds Extend 1,400 Offshore Drilling Leases for the Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. officials have extended oil-drilling leases for the vast majority of companies that say their work in the Gulf of

November 1, 2011
Total Views: 21

Monday, October 31, 2011
GDF SUEZ Neptune LNG Ship
News

GDF SUEZ Enters New LNG Agreement with CNOOC

Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman and CEO of French energy company and European LNG player, GDF SUEZ, reinforced his company’s commitment to China and to

October 31, 2011
Total Views: 27

Sunday, October 30, 2011
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News

Weekly Maritime and Offshore Industry Jobs Update – Week of 30 October

A few bits of good news this week, especially from the Gulf of Mexico region.  Matt Fuhrman, Recruitment Director from Swift Worldwide Resources commented for

October 30, 2011
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Thursday, October 27, 2011
EU Proposes New Rules For Improving Offshore Drilling Safety
Offshore

EU Proposes New Rules For Improving Offshore Drilling Safety

The European Commission has proposed increasing safety standards in offshore oil and gas operations from the design to the final removal of an installation.

October 27, 2011
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
BP is Back: Oil Giant Lands First Drilling Permit For US Gulf Post Spill
Offshore

BP is Back: Oil Giant Lands First Drilling Permit For US Gulf Post Spill

By Ryan Tracy And Angel Gonzalez, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—BP PLC on Wednesday got permission to drill its first well in the Gulf of Mexico

October 26, 2011
Total Views: 15
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