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Saturday, June 18, 2011
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News

Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon Insurers Seek Court Opinion On Paying BP

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Transocean Ltd. (RIG) said Friday that insurers of its sunken Deepwater Horizon drilling rig have asked a federal judge to decide if

June 18, 2011
Total Views: 54

Friday, June 17, 2011
Fresh Start For Tony Hayward
Offshore

Fresh Start For Tony Hayward

“Most hated man in America”, Tony Hayward, gets a fresh start with successfull initial public offering of new investment vehicle, Vallares PLC

June 17, 2011
Total Views: 9

Greenpeace Again Scales Oil Rig
Incidents

Greenpeace Again Scales Oil Rig

LONDON—The head of Greenpeace has scaled an oil rig offshore of Greenland operated by Cairn Energy PLC, defying a court order aimed at stopping activists

June 17, 2011
Total Views: 3

Thursday, June 16, 2011
Going deeper: Canyon Offshore’s ROV pilots explain there’s more than meets the eye
Blog

Going deeper: Canyon Offshore’s ROV pilots explain there’s more than meets the eye

By Trent Jacobs, Helix ESG Working thousands of feet below the ocean waves, in bone chilling temperatures and crushing pressures, remotely operated vehicles

June 16, 2011
Total Views: 234

Singapore Technologies, ST Engineering
News

Singapore Technologies Engineering: Marine Arm Wins S$171M Contract From Swire Pacific

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. (S63.SG) Wednesday said that its marine arm won a shipbuilding contract worth about S$171

June 16, 2011
Total Views: 112

Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Douglas-Westwood CEO: Emerging Markets Have Drillers in Deep Water
Offshore

Douglas-Westwood CEO: Emerging Markets Have Drillers in Deep Water

Speaking at the IADC World Drilling Conference in Copenhagen, Douglas-Westwood’s CEO, Andrew Reid, outlined the impact emerging markets will have on

June 15, 2011
Total Views: 2

Rolls-Royce wins offshore supply vessel order in Brazil
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce wins offshore supply vessel order in Brazil

The UT 700 series platform supply vessel courtesy Rolls-Royce On the heels of yesterdays annoucement from Incat Crowther that it has won a contract to design a

June 15, 2011
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
MWCC capping stack approved to 10,000 feet
Offshore

MWCC capping stack approved to 10,000 feet

The Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) announced today that its capping stack has met the requirements for containment operations in water depths up to

June 14, 2011
Total Views: 29

Another Diamond Rig Leaving Gulf
Offshore

Another Diamond Rig Leaving Gulf

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (DO) said Tuesday that it will move one of its deep-water rigs from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico later this

June 14, 2011
Total Views: 191

Global Drilling Boom: Oil and Gas Spending To Reach Record Level In 2011
Offshore

Global Drilling Boom: Oil and Gas Spending To Reach Record Level In 2011

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Oil and natural-gas companies are spending more than half a trillion dollars in the oil patch during 2011–a record level that

June 14, 2011
Total Views: 7

Monday, June 13, 2011
Saipem secures E&C Offshore contracts worth in excess of $1 billion
Offshore

Saipem secures E&C Offshore contracts worth in excess of $1 billion

Saipem has been awarded new E&C Offshore contracts in Egypt, in the North Sea and in Russia, worth in excess of $1 billion. In Egypt, Burullus Gas Company

June 13, 2011
Total Views: 11

Friday, June 10, 2011
Greenpeace drilling cairn energy
News

Greenpeace Is Set Back By Cairn in Greenland

AMSTERDAM — (Dow Jones & Co) Greenpeace activists have been barred from further disrupting oil company Cairn Energy PLC’s controversial Arctic

June 10, 2011
Total Views: 23

Thursday, June 9, 2011
A Gulf Drilling Revival; Despite setbacks, energy breakthroughs remain in oil and natural gas
Offshore

A Gulf Drilling Revival; Despite setbacks, energy breakthroughs remain in oil and natural gas

Exxon Mobil Corp.’s huge new oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico is good news for domestic energy production, but it’s even better news as a sign

June 9, 2011
Total Views: 2

ocean, sea, rob almeida
News

‘Healthy oceans are everyone’s business’

Photo By Rob Almeida, Copyright 2011 Remarks by NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco during Capitol Hill Oceans Week June 7, 2011 Good morning everyone! Let

June 9, 2011
Total Views: 11

Exxon announces major oil find in Gulf of Mexico
Offshore

Exxon announces major oil find in Gulf of Mexico

ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced two major oil discoveries and a gas discovery in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico after drilling the

June 9, 2011
Total Views: 68

Keppel lands tender contract from Seadrill
Offshore

Keppel lands tender contract from Seadrill

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has been awarded a US$142 million contract by Seadrill to build a repeat semisubmersible drilling tender (SSDT) based on the

June 9, 2011
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Shell launches development of major new Gulf of Mexico discovery
Offshore

Shell launches development of major new Gulf of Mexico discovery

Shell today announced a significant, multi-billion dollar investment to develop its major Cardamom oil and gas field in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico

June 8, 2011
Total Views: 1

Incidents

Brazil Officials Prevent Petrobras from Restarting Offshore Platform

RIO DE JANEIRO— (Dow Jones & Company) Brazilian labor officials prohibited Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, from restarting operations at a

June 8, 2011
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
BHP Billiton First to Bring New Deepwater Production Well Online Since Moratorium
Offshore

BHP Billiton First to Bring New Deepwater Production Well Online Since Moratorium

BHP Billiton Petroleum announced today that it is the first company in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico to bring a newly drilled well into production since the

June 7, 2011
Total Views: 8

Vietnam Kilo Class Submarine
Navy

Vietnam Announces Submarine Project In Response To Drillship Harassment By China

gCaptain has reported on the growing influence of China’s submarine fleet which includes Ballistic Missile and attack subs… a fact highlighted

June 7, 2011
Total Views: 13
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