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Thursday, March 24, 2011
U.S. drilling permits keep coming
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U.S. drilling permits keep coming

Keeping to his word, Michael Bromwich and BOEMRE are beginning to issue GoM drilling permits at an accelerated rate.  Today BOEMRE announced that it is

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 17

DNV Report Points To BOP Design Flaw
Offshore

DNV Report Points To BOP Design Flaw

BP PLC came within 1.4 inches or less of preventing the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, say engineers studying the safety device that failed in last

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 270

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Joint Investigation into Deepwater Horizon explosion turns focus onto the BOP
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Joint Investigation into Deepwater Horizon explosion turns focus onto the BOP

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Joint Investigation Team, which is

March 23, 2011
Total Views: 170

BOEMRE approves fourth GoM drilling permit for Exxon Mobil
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BOEMRE approves fourth GoM drilling permit for Exxon Mobil

NEW ORLEANS –  The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a fourth deepwater drilling permit that

March 23, 2011
Total Views: 49

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
W&T Offshore and Stone Energy join Helix Well Containment Group
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W&T Offshore and Stone Energy join Helix Well Containment Group

The Helix Well Containment Group (HWCG) announces W&T Offshore, Inc. (and its wholly owned subsidiary W & T Energy VI, LLC) and Stone Energy

March 22, 2011
Total Views: 34

Oil and guns
Offshore

World Turmoil And The Energy Crisis

The economist brings us and interesting article on the turmoil in the Middle East as it relates to oil discovery and consumption. They write: TWO factors

March 22, 2011
Total Views: 2

Bromwich: More US Gulf Drilling Permits In Next Week [UPDATED]
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Bromwich: More US Gulf Drilling Permits In Next Week [UPDATED]

NEW ORLEANS (Dow Jones)–Michael Bromwich, the top U.S. offshore drilling regulator, said Tuesday that the speed with which some oil and gas companies are

March 22, 2011
Total Views: 4

Monday, March 21, 2011
US approves Shell’s deepwater Exploration Plan in Gulf of Mexico
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US approves Shell’s deepwater Exploration Plan in Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R.

March 21, 2011
Total Views: 16

Friday, March 18, 2011
News

BOEMRE issues third drilling permit since Horizon disaster

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a third additional deepwater drilling permit that

March 18, 2011
Total Views: 1

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Apache joins Marine Well Containment Company
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Apache joins Marine Well Containment Company

Apache Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Apache Deepwater LLC, has agreed to join the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), a not-for-profit,

March 17, 2011
Total Views: 9

BOEMRE approves Gulf’s first deepwater FPSO facility
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BOEMRE approves Gulf’s first deepwater FPSO facility

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today provided the final approval necessary for Petrobras

March 17, 2011
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Technip begins work on Marine Well Containment Company’s response system
Engineering News

Technip begins work on Marine Well Containment Company’s response system

Technip announced today that the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) has awarded it a contract for the design, procurement and fabrication of the umbilical,

March 16, 2011
Total Views: 249

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
News

Japan Drilling Company awards US$210 million jackup contract to Keppel

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract worth about US$210 million from Japan Drilling Company (JDC) to build a KFELS Super B Class jackup

March 15, 2011
Total Views: 19

News

Despite Second GoM Permit, Don’t Expect Surge In US Deep-Water Drilling

Though US regulators have decided to allow a second deepwater Gulf of Mexico drilling project, don’t bet on a rush of permits to follow, FBR Capital

March 15, 2011
Total Views: 1

Sanko and Hellespont join offshore forces
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Sanko and Hellespont join offshore forces

The Sanko Steamship Co Ltd and Hellespont Group have entered into a joint venture for manning and/or shipmanagement services to Sanko’s and

March 15, 2011
Total Views: 137

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Exxon CEO Takes Umbrage At BP Chief’s Comments About DWH Explosion
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Exxon CEO Takes Umbrage At BP Chief’s Comments About DWH Explosion

In an unusual sign of discord between two top executives of major western oil producers, Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) Chief Executive Rex Tillerson strongly

March 10, 2011
Total Views: 21

News

Obama Administration Will Appeal Judge’s Order On Drilling Permits

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Obama administration will appeal a ruling from a federal judge who has ordered it to act on pending permits for oil drilling

March 10, 2011
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
News

BP CEO: Still Planning On $60-$90 A Barrel Of Oil For Long Term

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- Oil giant BP PLC (BP.LN, BP) continues to use an oil-price range between $60 and $90 a barrel in its long-term planning despite rising

March 9, 2011
Total Views: 4

Oil Spill Co-Chair Praises Industry’s Response, Asks For Safety Organization
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Oil Spill Co-Chair Praises Industry’s Response, Asks For Safety Organization

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–William Reilly, co-chair of the presidential panel tasked with investigating causes of the BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) oil spill, on Tuesday

March 9, 2011
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Engineering News

Keppel to build new jackup worth US$195 million for Mexico

Keppel AmFELS LLC, a US wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has won a contract from Mexico’s Perforadora

March 8, 2011
Total Views: 5
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