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Thursday, July 14, 2011
FPSO cidade de paraty SBM offshore
News

SBM Offshore Signs Contract For FPSO Cidade de Paraty

AMSTERDAM (Dow Jones)–SBM Offshore NV (SBMO.AE) said Thursday that contracts for the twenty year charter and operation of FPSO Cidade de

July 14, 2011
Total Views: 92

sembcorp marine
News

Sembcorp Marine: Unit Secures Contract Worth Close To S$600M

  SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) said Thursday its unit, SMOE Pte. Ltd., has secured a contract close to S$600 million to

July 14, 2011
Total Views: 8

Valhall platform Kjetil Alsvik BP HESS production platform
Fire Incidents

UPDATE: BP’s Valhall Platform Still Shut Down Following Fire

Image by Kjetil Alsvik –Average production of 60,000 barrels equivalent a day to be lost as result of shutdown –Accident to be investigated by

July 14, 2011
Total Views: 23

Monday, July 11, 2011
New Study Bodes Well For Gulf Oil and Gas Industry
Offshore

New Study Bodes Well For Gulf Oil and Gas Industry

Gulf Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Could Support Over 400,000 Jobs Nationwide by 2013 A new study released today by the National Ocean Industries Association

July 11, 2011
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GDF suez offshore windfarm
News

France Boosts Investment In Wind Energy

(Dow Jones)–The French government announced Monday the launch of a EUR10 billion tender offer to build five off-shore wind farms, in a bid to muscle up

July 11, 2011
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Thursday, July 7, 2011
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News

Transocean: Rig Off Ghana Remains Stable After Taking On Water

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Transocean Ltd. (RIG) said Thursday that the deep-water drilling rig off Ghana that was evacuated Wednesday after it took on water

July 7, 2011
Total Views: 104

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Transocean marianas deepwater drilling rig
Incidents

Transocean Marianas Oil Rig In Danger Of Sinking [BREAKING NEWS REPORT]

  The world’s most storied deepwater oil rig, the Transocean Marianas, has developed a critical list after an anchor punctured her poontoon and is

July 6, 2011
Total Views: 710

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
GE LM2500
Engineering News

GE Awarded Chevron Contract To Deliver 3 Gas Turbine Modules

The General Electric LM2500 gas turbine engine Energy giant Chevron Corp. (CVX) awarded General Electric Co. (GE) a contract in the Gulf of Mexico, in which

July 5, 2011
Total Views: 326

Maersk drilling drillship
News

Maersk places $1.3B drillship order from Samsung Heavy Industries

Maersk Drilling, a business unit within the A.P. Moller- Maersk group, has declared its option to build two ultra deepwater drillships at Samsung Heavy

July 5, 2011
Total Views: 60

Songa Offshore logo
News

Songa Wins $2.5 Billion Rig Pact

Norwegian oil-rig operator Songa Offshore SE said Tuesday it has been awarded a $2.5 billion contract to charter two new semisubmersible drilling rigs to

July 5, 2011
Total Views: 9

Monday, July 4, 2011
jackup windfarm installation A2SEA
News

Teekay to enter the offshore windfarm installation business

Hamilton, Bermuda, June 29, 2011 – Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK) (Teekay) today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with A2SEA

July 4, 2011
Total Views: 13

Inside look at Alstom’s 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine [VIDEO]
Multimedia

Inside look at Alstom’s 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine [VIDEO]

Alstom, a global leader in offshore wind power technology released this video the other day showing the engineering and construction of their new 6MW offshore

July 4, 2011
Total Views: 3

Sunday, July 3, 2011
Thad Allen USCG
Defense

US Senate approves resolution honoring retired USCG Admiral Thad Allen

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran Offers Resolution, Expresses Appreciation to Coast Guard Leader WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today approved a

July 3, 2011
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Keppel secures third jackup order from Asia Offshore Drilling, YTD orders hit S$7.4 billion
Engineering News

Keppel secures third jackup order from Asia Offshore Drilling, YTD orders hit S$7.4 billion

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s new orders for the year-to-date reaches S$7.4 billion Keppel FELS Limited’s (“Keppel FELS”) repeat

July 3, 2011
Total Views: 2

Friday, July 1, 2011
Moonpool offshore drilling riser flex joint
Defense

Coast Guard to use risk-based targeting to enhance oversight of offshore drilling

WASHINGTON – To complement its existing safety inspection regime for foreign-flagged vessels operating in U.S. waters, the U.S. Coast Guard Friday

July 1, 2011
Total Views: 44

Thursday, June 30, 2011
BOEMRE raises fines for offshore violations
Offshore

BOEMRE raises fines for offshore violations

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The Interior Department is asking Congress to increase fines for oil and natural gas companies that break offshore drilling laws, with

June 30, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
INTERVIEW: Ezra Moving FPSO To Vietnam As Company Eyes Deep Water
News

INTERVIEW: Ezra Moving FPSO To Vietnam As Company Eyes Deep Water

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Singapore-listed Ezra Holdings Ltd. (5DN.SG) is due to ship a large offshore floating oil production unit to Vietnam this week,

June 29, 2011
Total Views: 83

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
osx Eike Batista
Engineering News

Brazil OSX Gets Go-Ahead To Start Building Acu Shipyard

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian oil-field services company OSX Brasil SA (OSXB3.BR) said Monday that it had received approval to start construction

June 28, 2011
Total Views: 12

Monday, June 27, 2011
SBM Offshore to moor world’s first FLNG
Engineering News

SBM Offshore to moor world’s first FLNG

SBM Offshore has been awarded a contract from the “TSC” Consortium (made up of Technip and Samsung Heavy Industries) for the engineering,

June 27, 2011
Total Views: 14

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Billy Pugh Logo
Blog

gCaptain Interview with BILLY PUGH CEO Paul Liberato

In the world of gCaptain coverage we tend to favor cutting edge technology over quality products that mariners have relied on for decades. But why?

June 26, 2011
Total Views: 213
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