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Friday, October 14, 2011
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Offshore

Breaking Precedent: Oil Firms Face Liability Protection Challenges

HOUSTON —The U.S. government broke precedent by issuing citations to contractors Halliburton Co. and Transocean Ltd. in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill,

October 14, 2011
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Thursday, October 13, 2011
U.S. Allows BP In First Gulf Lease Sale Since Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Offshore

U.S. Allows BP In First Gulf Lease Sale Since Deepwater Horizon Disaster

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The U.S. has decided to allow BP PLC to bid on new oil-drilling leases that go up for sale in the

October 13, 2011
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News

BP Makes Highest Ever Investment Into the North Sea

LONDON—BP PLC Thursday announced it would make its highest-ever annual investment in the U.K., despite a steep tax increase on crude production enacted

October 13, 2011
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
gulf oil spill
Offshore

BP Contractors Could Face Fines Over Gulf Oil Spill

By Tennille Tracy, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The prospect that contractors for BP PLC could be fined by the government over the Deepwater

October 12, 2011
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Wednesday, September 14, 2011
New Federal Report Spreads Blame in Gulf Blowout, Spill
Offshore

New Federal Report Spreads Blame in Gulf Blowout, Spill

By Russell Gold A federal investigation into the cause of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico points the finger at BP PLC, but also its

September 14, 2011
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Saturday, September 3, 2011
Halliburton: BP Hid Gulf Disaster Details
Offshore

Halliburton: BP Hid Gulf Disaster Details

BP PLC’s effort to save money while drilling the Deepwater Horizon oil well led it to withhold critical information from contractor Halliburton Co. in

September 3, 2011
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Friday, September 2, 2011
Halliburton Sues BP Over False Information, Defamation
Offshore

Halliburton Sues BP Over False Information, Defamation

Halliburton Co. (HAL) yesterday filed a lawsuit against BP PLC in Texas state court claiming negligent misrepresentation, business disparagement and defamation

September 2, 2011
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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Sorry BP:  ExxonMobil scores multibillion-dollar Arctic oil deal with Russia
Offshore

Sorry BP: ExxonMobil scores multibillion-dollar Arctic oil deal with Russia

ExxonMobil Corp. and OAO Rosneft, the state-controlled Russian oil giant, reached a sweeping strategic alliance Tuesday that will give the U.S. titan access to

August 30, 2011
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
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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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
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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
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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
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Friday, July 15, 2011
BP Pledges Better Gulf Safety
Offshore

BP Pledges Better Gulf Safety

LONDON—BP PLC vowed to hold itself to a higher set of deepwater-drilling standards than those already prescribed by U.S. authorities, as the U.K. energy

July 15, 2011
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Thursday, July 14, 2011
FPSO cidade de paraty SBM offshore
News

SBM Offshore Signs Contract For FPSO Cidade de Paraty

AMSTERDAM (Dow Jones)–SBM Offshore NV (SBMO.AE) said Thursday that contracts for the twenty year charter and operation of FPSO Cidade de

July 14, 2011
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Valhall platform Kjetil Alsvik BP HESS production platform
Fire Incidents

UPDATE: BP’s Valhall Platform Still Shut Down Following Fire

Image by Kjetil Alsvik –Average production of 60,000 barrels equivalent a day to be lost as result of shutdown –Accident to be investigated by

July 14, 2011
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Transocean releases internal investigation report into DWH disaster
Incidents

Transocean releases internal investigation report into DWH disaster

The following is a press release issued by Transocean regarding an internal investigation into the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  The full report

June 22, 2011
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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
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Friday, May 20, 2011
Mitsui & Co. Steps Up, Accepts Partial Blame For Gulf Oil Spill
Offshore

Mitsui & Co. Steps Up, Accepts Partial Blame For Gulf Oil Spill

BP PLC (BP.LN, BP) scored a victory in its efforts to force other companies involved in last year’s disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill to cough up a

May 20, 2011
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Friday, May 13, 2011
Subsea 7 wins Life-of-Field contract in GoM
Offshore

Subsea 7 wins Life-of-Field contract in GoM

Subsea 7 S.A. has won a three year Life-of-Field Contract by BP Exploration & Production Inc., according to a statement released on their website.   The

May 13, 2011
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Technip awarded GoM Spar platform agreement from BP
Offshore

Technip awarded GoM Spar platform agreement from BP

Technip was awarded a 10-year master agreement by BP Exploration and Production, Inc. The agreement covers the design, procurement and construction of hulls

May 3, 2011
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