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Thursday, August 4, 2011
Mars TLP Tensioned Leg Platform
News

The Bureau gives Shell a green light to drill in Gulf of Mexico

Mars Tensioned-Leg Platform (TLP), Image by Garve Scott-Lodge  HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) said Thursday it has received approval from

August 4, 2011
Total Views: 70

Accounting fraud, low earnings force Veolia to ditch U.S. Marine Services business, among others
Offshore

Accounting fraud, low earnings force Veolia to ditch U.S. Marine Services business, among others

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Pointing to a worsening business environment in Italy, North Africa and the U.S. that resulted in a net loss for the half-year and a

August 4, 2011
Total Views: 99

sbm offshore fpso conversion
Engineering News

Keppel wins FPSO conversion contract from SBM Offshore

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Keppel Corp. (BN4.SG) said Thursday its unit has secured two contracts worth a total of S$146 million. As part of the first

August 4, 2011
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
U.S. offshore renewable energy industry: Big brother is watching you
Offshore

U.S. offshore renewable energy industry: Big brother is watching you

The big brother of offshore, BOEMRE, today said that it has partnered with the National Research Council’s Marine Board to conduct a study on regulating

August 3, 2011
Total Views: 0

“We’ll take all of it” – Siem Offshore grabs full ownership of drillship from Transocean
Offshore

“We’ll take all of it” – Siem Offshore grabs full ownership of drillship from Transocean

Siem Offshore has taken over the remaining 50% ownership interest in Overseas Drilling Ltd (ODL) from a subsidiary of Transocean, including full management of

August 3, 2011
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
nautilus offshore minerals map
Engineering News

Let’s try this again boys…Deepwater Digging for Minerals and Ore, take 2.

KALGOORLIE, Australia (Dow Jones)–Nearly a third of the world’s minerals could come from the deep sea using technology similar to that employed by

August 2, 2011
Total Views: 31

sembcorp
Engineering News

Sembcorp: “The fundamentals driving the offshore oil industry remain intact”

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Sembcorp Marine Ltd. (S51.SG) said Tuesday its second-quarter net profit fell 15% from a year earlier because of a sharp

August 2, 2011
Total Views: 3

BorWin Alpha ABB offshore wind
Engineering News

ABB wins $1,000,000,000 offshore wind contract

HVDC Light transmission link will connect North Sea wind farms to German power grid Zurich, Switzerland, Aug. 2 2011 – ABB, the leading power and

August 2, 2011
Total Views: 154

Monday, August 1, 2011
What happened to the oil in the Gulf?  WHOI answers in new study
Offshore

What happened to the oil in the Gulf? WHOI answers in new study

NOTE: Last week the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute taught us about the chemical makeup of the oil plume created after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. 

August 1, 2011
Total Views: 50

Saturday, July 30, 2011
subsea 7 gorgon project installation
News

Gorgon Project: Subsea 7 wins $440M installation contract offshore Australia

Norwegian seabed-to-surface engineering and construction contractor Subsea 7 SA (SUBC.OS) Friday said it has won a $440 million contract from Chevron Australia

July 30, 2011
Total Views: 18

Friday, July 29, 2011
Tropical Storm DON infrared
News

BP Evacuating Three US Gulf Platforms For Tropical Storm Don

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) said Thursday it is pulling all personnel from offshore oil platforms located in the southern Green Canyon area

July 29, 2011
Total Views: 5

Thursday, July 28, 2011
sbm offshore
Engineering News

SBM Offshore Slumps On Hefty Charge For Cost Overruns

AMSTERDAM (Dow Jones)–SBM Offshore NV’s (SBMO.AE) shares slumped Thursday after the Dutch oil services company booked a $450 million charge

July 28, 2011
Total Views: 8

shell logo
News

Shell CEO: In Early Talks With Rosneft, ‘Interested’ In Arctic

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA.LN) Chief Executive Peter Voser said Thursday the Anglo-Dutch energy giant is in early stage talks with

July 28, 2011
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Bob Dudley Alastair Grant/AP
News

BP Chief Plays Down Idea of a Breakup

Image by Alastair Grant/AP LONDON — BP PLC shares fell Tuesday amid investor frustration at the company’s growth strategy in the wake of the Gulf

July 27, 2011
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
BG and BP
News

To BG and Not BP, That Is the Answer

In the tale of two U.K. energy companies Tuesday, there was only one winner. Natural-gas-focused BG Group and oil company BP both reported higher first-half

July 26, 2011
Total Views: 10

Monday, July 25, 2011
Six Vessels Booked To Store Crude Off Gulf Of Mexico – ICAP
Offshore

Six Vessels Booked To Store Crude Off Gulf Of Mexico – ICAP

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The number of ships storing crude off the U.S. Gulf Coast has risen to six, shipbroker ICAP said Friday in a note. Three very large

July 25, 2011
Total Views: 5

Saturday, July 23, 2011
India Clears Way for Major BP Venture
Finance

India Clears Way for Major BP Venture

NEW DELHI—India on Friday approved Reliance Industries Ltd.’s proposed $7.2 billion asset sale to BP PLC, paving the way for the U.K. oil

July 23, 2011
Total Views: 5

Friday, July 22, 2011
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Defense

US Investigators Delay Report On Deepwater Horizon Spill

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. investigators are delaying the release of a much-anticipated report on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, citing the need for

July 22, 2011
Total Views: 26

Hornbeck Offshore Centerline
News

Hornbeck Offshore and Marine Spill Response Corporation Announce Long-term Contract in Gulf of Mexico

COVINGTON, LA  Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) and Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) announced today that they have entered into a

July 22, 2011
Total Views: 23

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Oil-Drilling Safety Bill Stalls Amid Fight Over Oil Royalties
Offshore

Oil-Drilling Safety Bill Stalls Amid Fight Over Oil Royalties

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–A group of mostly Republican lawmakers blocked a key vote on legislation to strengthen oil-drilling safety Thursday after efforts

July 21, 2011
Total Views: 4
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