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Colorado, Indonesia Schools Win Schlumberger Scholarships
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Schlumberger announces its contribution of five scholarships to the American Association of Petroleum Geologists' (AAPG) Outstanding Student Chapter Awards.
Europa Gives Up Romanian and African Licenses
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Europa says it is relinquishing licenses in Romanian and the Saharawi Arab Democratic Rebublic to focus on projects in Western Europe.
Shake Up Among Kuwaiti Oil Executives
Monday, May 20, 2013 Kuwait Petroleum Corporation gets new Chief Executive and a reshuffle of oil executives takes place at KPC subsidiaries.
Egypt Appoints New Chief of State Oil Firm
Monday, May 20, 2013 Egypt appoints Tarek El-Barkatawy as Chief Executive of Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.
Bureau Veritas Selected as SEMS Audit Service Provider for COS
Monday, May 20, 2013 Bureau Veritas Certification announced its provisional accreditation as an official SEMS Audit Service Provider for the Center for Offshore Safety (COS).
Bolttech Mannings Increases Presence in Canada with Latest Acquisition
Friday, May 17, 2013 Bolttech Mannings signs an agreement to acquire Alberta-based Red Flame Industries Inc.
Lekoil Plans to be Pan-African Player
Friday, May 17, 2013 Junior oil company Lekoil raises $49 million on Londonís Alternative Investment Market as it seeks to become a pan-African oil and gas player.
Petroceltic to Farm Out More of Isarene
Friday, May 17, 2013 Petroceltic says it is closer to farming out a further 18.375-percent interest in its Isarene Permit that contains the Ain Tsila, onshore Algeria.
Salamander Pens PSC for Central Kalimantan Licenses
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Salamander signs Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) for the Northeast Bangkanai and West Bangkanai license areas.
Transocean Inks New Contracts, Extensions; Sees More Downtime
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Transocean reports downtime for its drilling fleet but inks several new contracts for its rigs.
Cal Dive Makes a Big Splash with Pemex Contract
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Pemex awards Cal Dive with two additional contracts for work in the Bay of Campeche.
PA Resources Welcomes New CEO
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 PA Resources has decided with immediate effect to appoint Board member Philippe R Probst as the company's CEO.
Dana Sees 17% Jump in 1Q 2013 Profit
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Dana Gas reports a 17-percent jump in the first quarter profit as it pre-qualifies for Lebanon's first offshore licensing round.
Aker Appoints New VP for Subsea Greenfield Projects
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Aker Solutions appoints Bob Shaw as vice president to lead subsea greenfield projects.
BG Group Seeks More Active Portfolio Management Strategy
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 BG Group plans to take a more-active approach to managing its portfolio of assets as it estimates group production of up to 660,000 boepd for 2013.
Statoil, Noble Ink Deal for Newbuild Jackup
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Statoil awards Noble Corp. a contract for a newbuild jackup for drilling at the Mariner project in the UK North Sea in 2016.
Statoil, Total Agree to Barents Sea Asset Swap
Monday, May 13, 2013 Statoil agrees to swap 10-percent stake in production license 395 for 10 percent in Total's PL 535 asset.
Transocean Chairman to Leave
Monday, May 13, 2013 Oil and gas driller Transocean says Chairman Michael Talbert plans to step down in 2014.
HRT Names Milton Franke New Chief Executive
Monday, May 13, 2013 HRT says that Milton Franke will take over as chief executive, completing an unexpected management shakeup at the firm.
Bechtel to Open Global Engineering Center in UAE
Monday, May 13, 2013 Bechtel announces it will establish a global center of engineering excellence in the UAE initially focused on rail and marine engineering projects.
Bilfinger Salamis Wins Chevron North Sea Contract
Friday, May 10, 2013 Bilfinger Salamis UK wins $77.5 million contract to supply maintenance services to Chevron's North Sea platforms.
New Concept Icebreaker Set for 1Q 2014 Delivery
Friday, May 10, 2013 Aker Arctic Technology confirms spring 2014 due date for delivery of its "oblique icebreaker" concept vessel to Russia's Ministry of Transport.
Hess CEO to Step Down As Board Chairman
Friday, May 10, 2013 Hess says CEO John Hess will step down as board chairman, a move to address criticism of its board days before shareholders choose 5 new directors from rival slates.
New CFO for Faroe Petroleum
Friday, May 10, 2013 Faroe Petroleum appoints Jonathan Cooper as its new CFO.
Expro Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary at OTC
Friday, May 10, 2013 Expro is celebrating its 40th anniversary at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston by showcasing its investment in new technology and innovation.
Women's Energy Network Forms New South Texas Chapter
Friday, May 10, 2013 Women's Energy Network (WEN) is forming a new chapter focused on South Texas.
Repsol Profit Up 38% on Higher Output, Refining Margins
Thursday, May 09, 2013 Repsol says its first-quarter profit rose 38% on the year, mainly due to higher production and refining margins.
Ophir Energy Clinches Rig for Offshore East Africa Program
Thursday, May 09, 2013 Ophir Energy secures a drilling rig and executed a letter of agreement for Rig Share Assignment with BG Group for the continuation of its 2013-2014 East African offshore drilling program.
OTC 2013 Sees Second-Highest Attendance in Show History
Thursday, May 09, 2013 Attendance at the 2013 OTC reached a 30-year high of 104,800, the second highest in show history and up 17 percent from last year.