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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
gCaptain is on the road….
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gCaptain is on the road….

The entire gCaptain team is converging on New Orleans this evening for this week’s International Workboat Show, so unfortunately we haven’t been

November 29, 2011
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Sunday, October 23, 2011
DSV Koosha-1
Incidents

Koosha 1 – Iranian DSV Sinks With Divers Inside Decompression Chamber

Eight divers were decompressing aboard the Iranian flagged dive support vessel Koosha-1 when it sank three days ago in the Persian Gulf. The official in charge

October 23, 2011
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Sunday, October 2, 2011
Department of the Interior DOI
Defense

A Hard Sell… US Interior Department Struggles To Recruit Offshore Drilling Safety Chief

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Interior Department is struggling to recruit a top official for its offshore oil-drilling agency, in large part because

October 2, 2011
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Lloyd’s Register unveils new program tailor-made for deepwater drilling
News

Lloyd’s Register unveils new program tailor-made for deepwater drilling

ModuSpec BV and Scandpower AS, members of the Lloyd’s Register Group, are developing a new tool with origins from the nuclear power industry that may

September 26, 2011
Total Views: 60

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Brazil In The Cross Hairs – Latest Finds Boost Brazil’s Emergence As Global Oil Player
Offshore

Brazil In The Cross Hairs – Latest Finds Boost Brazil’s Emergence As Global Oil Player

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazil’s emergence as a hot frontier for oil and natural gas was boosted Wednesday by two fresh discoveries, with

September 22, 2011
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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Well Containment Company Receives New “Capture Vessel”
Offshore

Well Containment Company Receives New “Capture Vessel”

The Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) says it has taken delivery of an integral part of its expanded containment system, a new Aframax tanker. The 107,500

September 21, 2011
Total Views: 16

Sunday, September 4, 2011
Scarabeo 9 cuba drilling semi-submersible deepwater repsol yantai raffles
News

5 Billion Barrels of Undiscovered Oil: US delegates head to Cuba to discuss deepwater ambitions

Liberian-flagged and DNV-classed, Scarabeo 9 is a semi-submersible drilling vessel recently built by Yantai Raffles.  It will be on contract by Repsol YPF for

September 4, 2011
Total Views: 65

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
Total Views: 52

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Transocean T Logo
Offshore

Transocean CEO: Wanted To Boost Norway Presence First And Foremost

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)- Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Chief Executive Steven Newman said that the company’s primary motivation to bid for Norwegian rig owner Aker

August 16, 2011
Total Views: 40

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: 66

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Carnival announces newbuild hat trick – And you thought YOUR cruise was expensive?
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Carnival announces newbuild hat trick – And you thought YOUR cruise was expensive?

Carnival’s newest ship, Carnival Breeze, is to debut in June 2012. Image courtesy Carnival Carnival Cruise Lines announced today that it will be building

August 3, 2011
Total Views: 6

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: 30

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

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

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
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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
Total Views: 10

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 22, 2011
Time to Take Alaska Out of the Icebox
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Time to Take Alaska Out of the Icebox

By Scott Borgerson and Scott Minerd The Arctic might be the world’s final — and possibly most attractive — emerging market. While most

July 22, 2011
Total Views: 31

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
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Rowan Sells Land Rigs to Bolster Offshore Expansion
Offshore

Rowan Sells Land Rigs to Bolster Offshore Expansion

HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- Rowan Cos. Inc. (RDC) on Wednesday said it will sell its fleet of land rigs to Ensign Energy Services Inc. (ESI.T, ESVIF) for $510

July 21, 2011
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