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Friday, February 18, 2011
Bourbon named Shipowner of the Year 2010 by Offshore Support Journal
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Bourbon named Shipowner of the Year 2010 by Offshore Support Journal

BOURBON is named ‘Shipowner of the Year 2010’ by the Offshore Support Journal. The Group is publicly recognized by this award as “the company

February 18, 2011
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Thursday, February 17, 2011
US Officials Probe Death Of Worker On Apache Platform
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US Officials Probe Death Of Worker On Apache Platform

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. offshore-drilling regulators are investigating the death of a worker who died Wednesday aboard a natural-gas production

February 17, 2011
Total Views: 17

Exxon-Led Consortium: Oil Spill Response System Ready To Deploy
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Exxon-Led Consortium: Oil Spill Response System Ready To Deploy

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–A consortium of oil giants led by ExxonMobil Corp. (XOM) said Thursday that an early version of its containment system for deepwater

February 17, 2011
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
News

Senators Urge Interior Secretary Salazar to Streamline Offshore Drilling Permit Process

Introduce Resolution Calling for Adequate Guidance for Shallow and Deep Water Operators WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators,

February 16, 2011
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Petrobas scores again in Santos Basin
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Petrobas scores again in Santos Basin

Petrobras today announced the discovery of a new accumulation of good quality oil (26º API) in the Santos Basin pre-salt reservoirs. The discovery resulted

February 16, 2011
Total Views: 72

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Lawsuit: BP Vice President Resigned Before Spill Over Safety Concerns
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Lawsuit: BP Vice President Resigned Before Spill Over Safety Concerns

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- A BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) vice president in charge of drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico resigned over safety concerns just months

February 15, 2011
Total Views: 49

Defense

2012 Budget includes $358.4 million for BOEMRE reorganization and Reform

WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama today announced his request for $358.4 million to fund the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and

February 15, 2011
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Obama’s Budget Would Charge Oil and Gas Drillers New Fees
Defense

Obama’s Budget Would Charge Oil and Gas Drillers New Fees

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Oil and gas drillers would be charged new fees and royalty rates under President Barack Obama’s 2012 spending plan announced

February 15, 2011
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News

Bureau Veritas speeds deepwater development with Brazilian university

International classification society Bureau Veritas has agreed a technical co-operation deal with COPPE/UFRJ, the Ocean Engineering department of the

February 15, 2011
Total Views: 25

Maersk places $1.2b jack-up order with Keppel
Engineering News

Maersk places $1.2b jack-up order with Keppel

Maersk Drilling, an entity within the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, has signed a contract with Keppel FELS Limited in Singapore for the construction of two

February 15, 2011
Total Views: 54

Monday, February 14, 2011
Engineering News

Keppel FELS Brasil secures two FPSO topside contracts worth R$500 million

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiary Keppel FELS Brasil, has secured two contracts totalling R$500 million (approx.

February 14, 2011
Total Views: 20

News

BOEMRE – Oil Spill Containment Systems Not Ready Yet

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Oil companies haven’t been able to show that they can effectively respond to a future oil spill in the deep-water Gulf of

February 14, 2011
Total Views: 75

News

Seadrill considers reorganization of its harsh environment activities

Hamilton, Bermuda – Seadrill is currently evaluating the structure of the company’s harsh environment activities which include the six drilling

February 14, 2011
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Sunday, February 13, 2011
News

Marlink Expands Contract with DOF ASA

Marlink, the global provider of maritime satellite communications, has secured a new three year contract with DOF ASA, a Norwegian based operator of offshore

February 13, 2011
Total Views: 42

Friday, February 11, 2011
Petrobras approves order for 7 deepwater rigs for $4.64B
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Petrobras approves order for 7 deepwater rigs for $4.64B

Petrobras’ board of directors approved the bidding process for the construction, in Brazil, of the first seven of a total of 28 offshore drilling rigs

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 16

MSRC orders $1.3 million oil spill detection system from Rutter
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MSRC orders $1.3 million oil spill detection system from Rutter

St. John’s, NL, Canada: Canadian based Rutter Technologies, a division of Rutter Inc. (TSX: RUT), has entered into an agreement MSRC to provide its Oil

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 5

News

Chevron Sees Deepwater Drilling In Gulf Restarting Before Year End

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- Oil giant Chevron Corp. (CVX) said this week it expects the federal government to start issuing permits for deepwater drilling in the

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 4

Engineering News

Gamesa, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Launch Offshore Wind Technology Center

Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind energy leader, and the shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corp., America’s largest shipbuilder, yesterday

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 5

Remora HiLoad DP Completes Final Sea Trials with Kongsberg Maritime Dynamic Positioning in Control
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Remora HiLoad DP Completes Final Sea Trials with Kongsberg Maritime Dynamic Positioning in Control

State-of-the-art Integrated Automation and DP system supports unique HiLoad concept The 27th January 2011 was a milestone in the development of the unique

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 29

News

Transocean provides fleet summary report

ZUG, SWITZERLAND — Transocean Ltd. today issued a monthly fleet update summary covering only newly signed contracts, significant changes to existing

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 6
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