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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
gulf oil spill
Offshore

BP Contractors Could Face Fines Over Gulf Oil Spill

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The prospect that contractors for BP PLC could be fined by the government over the Deepwater

October 12, 2011
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Monday, October 10, 2011
USCG: Deepwater Horizon Is NOT Source Of Gulf Oil Sheen
Offshore

USCG: Deepwater Horizon Is NOT Source Of Gulf Oil Sheen

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday the wreckage of Transocean Ltd.’s (RIG) Deepwater Horizon rig, which sank last year,

October 10, 2011
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Friday, October 7, 2011
Wärtsilä To Supply Propulsion Equipment For First U.S.-Flagged LNG-Powered OSV’s
Offshore

Wärtsilä To Supply Propulsion Equipment For First U.S.-Flagged LNG-Powered OSV’s

Harvey Gulf International has awarded a contract to Wärtsilä to supply liquified natural gas propulsion equipment for two of Harvey Gulf’s newbuild

October 7, 2011
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Seadrill Secures Contracts For Two Ultra-Deepwater Newbuilds
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Seadrill Secures Contracts For Two Ultra-Deepwater Newbuilds

Seadrill announced today that it has secured contracts for two of the companies newbuild ultra-deepwater semi-submersibles currently under construction in

October 7, 2011
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Thursday, October 6, 2011
Marathon Oil Mulling “Farming Down” Gulf of Mexico Portfolio
Offshore

Marathon Oil Mulling “Farming Down” Gulf of Mexico Portfolio

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) said Thursday it is considering selling minority stakes in its U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets in order to

October 6, 2011
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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Petrobras Ocean Rig Posiedon
Maritime Security Incidents

Tanzania: Petrobras Vessel Attacked By Pirates

Yesterday, just months after arriving on location, the newly built Ocean Rig Drillship Poseidon, was attacked by pirates while drilling off the coast of

October 5, 2011
Total Views: 222

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Waterspout Causes Liftboat to Capsize Off Louisiana Coast
Offshore

Waterspout Causes Liftboat to Capsize Off Louisiana Coast

A Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) liftboat capsized last week after it was struck by multiple waterspouts off the coast of Louisiana.  Hercules Offshore says

October 4, 2011
Total Views: 329

Caterpillar Secures Order to Power 16 New Offshore Vessels in Brazil
Engineering News

Caterpillar Secures Order to Power 16 New Offshore Vessels in Brazil

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) said today that it has secured a contract to power 16 offshore supply vessels for use in the Brazilian offshore market. Caterpillar

October 4, 2011
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Monday, October 3, 2011
Chuckchi Sea Shell arctic drilling
News

Arctic Ocean Drilling Approved

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal The Obama administration said Monday it was moving forward with oil-drilling leases off the coast of Alaska issued

October 3, 2011
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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
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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
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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
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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
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USCG and BOEMRE Appear To Be Flinching Amid Threat of Congressional Scrutiny
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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
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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
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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
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