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Saturday, September 3, 2011
Halliburton: BP Hid Gulf Disaster Details
Offshore

Halliburton: BP Hid Gulf Disaster Details

BP PLC’s effort to save money while drilling the Deepwater Horizon oil well led it to withhold critical information from contractor Halliburton Co. in

September 3, 2011
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Friday, September 2, 2011
Halliburton Sues BP Over False Information, Defamation
Offshore

Halliburton Sues BP Over False Information, Defamation

Halliburton Co. (HAL) yesterday filed a lawsuit against BP PLC in Texas state court claiming negligent misrepresentation, business disparagement and defamation

September 2, 2011
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News

Japan makes a big move into offshore wind; closes $324M deal with DONG Energy

Image by Ghene Snowdon TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Looking to expand its presence in the renewable energy field, Marubeni Corp. (8002.TO) said Friday it has

September 2, 2011
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Thursday, September 1, 2011
Noble orders its fourth ultra-deepwater drillship this year
Offshore

Noble orders its fourth ultra-deepwater drillship this year

Noble Corporation said today that it has exercised its option with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of an additional ultra-deepwater drillship,

September 1, 2011
Total Views: 11

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News

Arctic Riches Lure Explorers — Exxon, Rosneft, Shell Set to Pour Billions Into Potentially Huge, Risky Prospects

By Russell Gold, Wall Street Journal, above image courtesy GAZPROM ExxonMobil Corp.’s blockbuster $2.2 billion deal to drill for oil in the frigid

September 1, 2011
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
GulfMark orders three PSV’s for North Sea market
Engineering News

GulfMark orders three PSV’s for North Sea market

Houston based GulfMark Offshore says it will be building at least three new PSV’s as part of a vessel construction program initiated today.  The program

August 31, 2011
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Finance

DryShips Swings to 2Q Loss; Stock down 42% this year

Image courtesy Samsung Heavy Industries (Dow Jones) DryShips Inc.’s (DRYS) swung to a sharp loss in its fiscal second-quarter as write-downs from the

August 31, 2011
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Sorry BP:  ExxonMobil scores multibillion-dollar Arctic oil deal with Russia
Offshore

Sorry BP: ExxonMobil scores multibillion-dollar Arctic oil deal with Russia

ExxonMobil Corp. and OAO Rosneft, the state-controlled Russian oil giant, reached a sweeping strategic alliance Tuesday that will give the U.S. titan access to

August 30, 2011
Total Views: 56

Friday, August 26, 2011
GAO: Coast Guard, FBI must beef up security plans for maritime energy supply
Offshore

GAO: Coast Guard, FBI must beef up security plans for maritime energy supply

Photo courtesy OneEighteen via Flickr HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Bureau of Investigation must develop a joint national plan

August 26, 2011
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Thursday, August 25, 2011
Offshore industry contractor orders world’s largest hammer
Offshore

Offshore industry contractor orders world’s largest hammer

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has a reputation for going big, and today, the company is living up to that hype, announcing an order for the world’s

August 25, 2011
Total Views: 183

NOAA Joins Forces With Big Oil To Share Ocean Data
Defense

NOAA Joins Forces With Big Oil To Share Ocean Data

NOAA, Shell , ConocoPhillips, and Statoil today signed an agreement to collaborate on scientific ocean, coastal and climate data for the Arctic. The agreement

August 25, 2011
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Blog

Shipyard Magic – One Crane Lifting a 10 Story Steel Block

Click on the image for the Hi-Resolution version 12,481 employees, 64 wheel powered hydraulic jack transporters, 1000 foot floating drydocks plus assorted

August 25, 2011
Total Views: 495

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Aker Solutions adding 500 new jobs in UK
Offshore

Aker Solutions adding 500 new jobs in UK

International oil services company Aker Solutions says it is will be creating up to 500 new jobs in the UK over the next year as the company looks to

August 24, 2011
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
greenland jeff shea fjord landscape
Engineering News

Commercial exploitation of Greenland and the Arctic region… Denmark says, “We are not nervous”

By Flemming Emil Hansen, Dow Jones & Co, Image by Jeff Shea/NY Times COPENHAGEN—Denmark this week launched its first formal strategy for the Arctic

August 23, 2011
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Sunday, August 21, 2011
Rescuers Find Fourth Body In Petrobras Helicopter Crash, Search Ends
Incidents

Rescuers Find Fourth Body In Petrobras Helicopter Crash, Search Ends

Photo: Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras,

August 21, 2011
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Saturday, August 20, 2011
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Incidents

4 missing after Petrobras helicopter ditches off coast of Brazil

(Dow Jones) Rescue teams in Brazil on Saturday morning resumed their search for a helicopter with four people on board that made an emergency landing at sea

August 20, 2011
Total Views: 23

Friday, August 19, 2011
ExxonMobil
News

Exxon’s Billion-Barrel Secret

HOUSTON— (Dow Jones) The only thing that surprised the energy industry more than ExxonMobil Corp.’s mammoth oil find in the Gulf of Mexico is

August 19, 2011
Total Views: 60

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Marshall Islands Marine Casualty Report into Deepwater Horizon Disaster [gCAPTAIN REVIEW]
Blog

Marshall Islands Marine Casualty Report into Deepwater Horizon Disaster [gCAPTAIN REVIEW]

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) released their Marine Casualty Report yesterday morning, going into great detail the circumstances leading to last

August 18, 2011
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Subsea 7 forced to sell off pipelay vessel amid competition concerns
Offshore

Subsea 7 forced to sell off pipelay vessel amid competition concerns

Subsea 7 S.A.’s Acergy Falcon courtesy GSP The UK’s Office of Fair Trading (OTF) has agreed not refer the merger between Subsea 7 and Acergy SA,

August 17, 2011
Total Views: 51

Marshall Islands Releases DEEPWATER HORIZON Marine Casualty Report [EXECUTIVE SUMMARY]
News

Marshall Islands Releases DEEPWATER HORIZON Marine Casualty Report [EXECUTIVE SUMMARY]

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator has today released the DEEPWATER HORIZON Marine Casualty Investigation Report (RMI

August 17, 2011
Total Views: 50
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