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Thursday, 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
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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
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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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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: 27

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: 61

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Marshall Islands Marine Casualty Report into Deepwater Horizon Disaster [gCAPTAIN REVIEW]
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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
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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: 57

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
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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Offshore

Transocean CEO: Wanted To Boost Norway Presence First And Foremost

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)- Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Chief Executive Steven Newman said that the company’s primary motivation to bid for Norwegian rig owner Aker

August 16, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011
Gulf Spill Trial Given Start Date In Late February
Offshore

Gulf Spill Trial Given Start Date In Late February

A civil trial to determine liability in last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been given a preliminary start date of Feb. 27, 2012, with the expected

August 15, 2011
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Aker-Spitsbergen_oil-rig
News

Transocean to Buy Norwegian Firm Aker Drilling

By Katarina Gustafsson Aiming to supplement its fleet in the arctic, American drilling giant Transocean Ltd. said it plans to acquire Norwegian drilling-rig

August 15, 2011
Total Views: 95

Friday, August 12, 2011
Gannet-Alpha-drilling-platform
Incidents

Shell Fighting Oil Spill At North Sea Platform

Image by Oilrigphotos LONDON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSA.LN, RDSB, RDSB.LN) said Friday an oil spill has occurred at its Gannet Alpha

August 12, 2011
Total Views: 86

KM_Kpos_ Dynamic Positioning ( DP ) Classroom
News

Maritime Union Expands into Drilling Industry: AMO now offers Dynamic Positioning Training

American Maritime Officers’ (AMO) union training facility, the STAR Center, has announced it will be expanding it’s simulation training

August 12, 2011
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furgro-drillers watching sunset
Finance

FUGRO: Lack of activity in Gulf of Mexico putting pressure on margins

AMSTERDAM (Dow Jones)–Dutch oil and gas-services provider Fugro NV (FUR.AE) Friday warned that current economic uncertainty is causing delays in the

August 12, 2011
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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Drilling in the Arctic – DNV Summer Student Program Explores its Feasibility
Offshore

Drilling in the Arctic – DNV Summer Student Program Explores its Feasibility

Today DNV’s summer students presented the results of seven weeks of intense and targeted work with a concept for year-round drilling and exploration

August 10, 2011
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noble drilling company
Finance

Noble Rises in Rank [INVESTORS ANALYSIS]

Noble Corp. (NE: NYSE) By Global Hunter Securities ($29.33, Aug. 9, 2011) Off 41% from its recent high as of Monday’s close and the worst performer in

August 10, 2011
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Petrobras plans for floating LNG terminals off Brazil
News

Petrobras plans for floating LNG terminals off Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazilian federal oil company Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, has received three design proposals for

August 9, 2011
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Deepwater Horizon Remains On The Seafloor - 3d model
Blog

Google Releases 3D Model Of Deepwater Horizon

gCaptain was recently invited to visit Google HQ to meet Jenifer Austin Foulkes, the head of Google Oceans’ team, to share our ideas of integrating

August 9, 2011
Total Views: 377

Friday, August 5, 2011
Discoverer Americas Transocean Drillship Robert Rob Almeida photography
News

Transocean CEO on new contracts, speculative shipbuilding, and the Deepwater Horizon [WEBCAST BREAKDOWN]

In a webcast yesterday, Transocean, Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) CEO, Steven Newman, had a lot of positive news for investors, in stark contrast to their dismal stock price

August 5, 2011
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