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Searcher Seismic, BGP to Carry Out Seismic Survey in Offshore Canning Basin
Friday, November 28, 2014 Searcher Seismic and BGP will undertake a seismic campaign in the offshore Canning Basin, Australia early next year.
SeaBird Suffers Amid Weakening Demand for Surveys
Friday, November 28, 2014 SeaBird Exploration falls into loss as it sees global demand for seismic surveys weaken substantially.
Indonesia to Name One of Three Candidates for Top Post in Pertamina
Friday, November 28, 2014 Indonesia is set to appoint one of three shortlisted candidates to head Pertamina shortly.
EnerMech Forms JV with Abdulla Fouad Group to Boost Growth in Saudi Arabia
Friday, November 28, 2014 EnerMech inks joint venture agreement with Abdulla Fouad Group to expand operations in Saudi Arabia.
Tethys Petroleum Appoints John Bell as Chairman
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Central Asia-focused Tethys Petroleum appoints John Bell as its new executive chairman.
Beach Energy Appoints Former Woodside EVP Robert Cole as MD
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Beach Energy appoints former Woodside executive vice president, Corporate and Commercial Robert Cole as its new managing director.
Russia's Lukoil 3Q Profit Halves to $1.6B on Weak Oil, Rouble
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Russia's Lukoil is hit hard by low oil prices and a weak rouble.
Urals Receives Payment for Tanker Shipment
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Russia-focused junior Urals Energy receives payment from Petraco Oil Company following a recent tanker shipment.
Seadrill Shares Dive after Dividends Suspended
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Oilfield services firm Seadrill suspends dividend payments to help it weather a slump in offshore drilling rig market rates.
Starting Out As An Exploration Geoscientist With Shell
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Shell profiles Helen Doherty, Exploration Geoscientist for Upstream International New Ventures: Sub-Saharan Africa.
Neon Energy Updates on Evoworld's Latest Moves Relating to the Company
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Neon Energy provides update on Evoworld's latest moves relating to the company.
Odjfell Revenues, Profits Decline during 3Q
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Norway's Odfjell sees its revenues and profits fall amid a continued softening of demand for oilfield services.
Keppel AmFELS Delivers Jackup Coatzacoalcos to Perforadora Central
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Keppel AmFELS delivers newbuild jackup Coatzacoalcos to a unit of Mexico's Perforadora Central.
PGS Moves Asia Pacific HQ to Malaysia
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 PGS relocates its regional headquarters in Asia Pacific to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Singapore as the firm restructures its business activities.
Arctech Starts Construction of Sakhalin Icebreaking Vessel
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Arctech Helsinki Shipyard begins construction of an icebreaking multi-purpose supply vessel that will serve Sakhalin-2 region energy production sites.
Faroe Completes Sale of Glenlivet Stake
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Faroe Petroleum sells its 10-percent stake in the West of Shetland Glenlivet field for $15.7 million.
Essar Appoints Former HOEC's MD as CEO - Exploration & Production
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Essar Oil appoints former Hindustan Oil Exploration Co.'s managing director Manish Maheshwari as CEO - Exploration & Production.
Hoidi Lands COSL's Jackup Leg Construction Contract
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Hoidi lands a contract to construct rig leg for a China Oilfield Services Ltd.'s jackup.
NZEC Closes Vancouver Office, Focuses on New Zealand Upstream Assets
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 New Zealand Energy Corp. closes its Vancouver office in Canada to cut costs and focuses attention on its New Zealand upstream assets.
Ineos Hires To Expand Into North Sea Oil And Gas Production
Monday, November 24, 2014 Ineos is looking to expand into North Sea oil and gas production by hiring a number of senior and mid-level staff, according to its website.
Norwegian Energy Company Replaces CEO With CFO
Monday, November 24, 2014 Norwegian Energy Company elevates Chief Financial Officer Tommy Sundt to CEO to replace Svein Arild Killingland as the firm tries to resolve production and financial difficulties.
Salamander Backs Ophir Takeover Offer
Monday, November 24, 2014 UK oil and gas explorer Ophir Energy says its $418-million takeover of Salamander Energy has been recommended by the target firm's board.
Pryor to Retire from ExxonMobil
Friday, November 21, 2014 Stephen D. Pryor, president, ExxonMobil Chemical Company and vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation, elects to retire on January 1, 2015, after more than 44 years of service.
Sonardyne Grows Presence in Australasia, Chooses Scope Engineering as Agent
Friday, November 21, 2014 Sonardyne appoints Scope Engineering as its agent to expand business presence in Australasia.
Snoozebox Wins Workforce Hotel Deal with Premier Oil
Friday, November 21, 2014 Snoozebox to provide an 80-bedroom temporary workforce hotel to Premier Oil.
Technip Wins Brazilian Flexible Pipe Deal
Friday, November 21, 2014 French oilfield services firm Technip wins a deal to supply high-tech flexible pipes to the Iracema North pre-salt field offshore Brazil.
Ophir Energy Offers to Buy Salamander in SE Asia Push
Friday, November 21, 2014 British oil and gas explorer Ophir Energy offers to buy Salamander Energy Plc for 267 million pounds ($419 million) to expand in southeast Asia.
Cosco Delivers Self-Erecting Drilling Tender Barge to Energy Drilling
Friday, November 21, 2014 Cosco Guangdong delivers a newbuild self-erecting drilling tender barge to Energy Drilling.
Ocean Installer Wins Delta House SURF Contract
Friday, November 21, 2014 Ocean Installer wins a contract for an umbilical installation project with Oceaneering for LLOG on the Delta House project in the Mississippi Canyon Area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Intan Extends Charter for 5 OSVs to Emas Offshore by 2 Years for $23M
Friday, November 21, 2014 Perisai Petroleum's unit Intan Offshore extends charter for five of its offshore support vessels to Emas Offshore by two years for around $23 million.
App Launched to Help Protect Oil, Gas Workers from Ebola
Friday, November 21, 2014 International SOS launches a free app aimed at helping oil and gas workers traveling to West Africa to stay updated about Ebola.
Caribbean FLNG Facility Undergoes Commissioning, Delivery by End of 2Q 2015
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Newbuild Caribbean FLNG facility undocks at Wison Offshore & Marine's Nantong yard in China ahead of delivery to Colombia by the end of June 2015 quarter.
Oil Services Firm CGG Rebuffs $1.8B Offer From Rival Technip
Thursday, November 20, 2014 CGG rebuffs a $1.84 billion takeover offer from larger rival Technip, which wants to broaden the range of services it can offer cost-wary oil companies.
Drillsearch Energy Names Walter Simpson as Chief Operating Officer
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Drillsearch Energy names Walter Simpson as chief operating officer.
Opus in Expansive Mood on First Drillship Delivery
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Opus Offshore, poised to take delivery of its maiden drillship in China soon, has unveiled plans to double its drilling fleet by the end of this decade.
TransCanada Plans To Double Dividend Growth Rate Through 2017
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 TransCanada says it planned to double its dividend growth rate through 2017 as it brings about $11.47 billion worth of small and medium-size projects on line over the next five years.
Technip Names New Diving Support Vessel
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 French oilfield services firm calls its latest diving support vessel the 'Deep Explorer'.
COSL Takes Delivery of Newbuild Seimsub COSLProspector from CIMC Raffles
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 China Oilfield Services Limited takes delivery of the newbuild COSLProspector semisub from CIMC Raffles at Yantai yard in Shandong province, China.
CIMC Raffles to Build Deepwater Semisub Accommodation Rig for C.Helios
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 CIMC Raffles clinches order to build a deepwater semisub accommodation rig from C. Helios and has revealed plans to develop a new generation semisub drilling rig with Bassoe Technology.
Pacific Radiance Lands $140M Contract for Newbuild OSV
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Pacific Radiance lands $140 million contract for a newbuild offshore support vessel to be delivered in 2016/17.
Statoil Changes Staff Pension Scheme
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Norway's Statoil shifts from a defined benefit pension scheme to one that is based on defined contributions.
Mermaid Maritime Extends Reach in Indonesia with Charter-in of DSV
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Mermaid Maritime extends reach in Indonesia with the charter-in of dive support vessel Windermere, renamed Mermaid Nusantara, for five years.
Eni Expands its Presence in Turkmenistan
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Italy's Eni signs a deal in Turkmenistan that will see it extend its production sharing agreement covering the Nebit Dag area of the country.
Xcite Signs Rig Provision Agreement for Bentley Field
Monday, November 17, 2014 Xcite Energy signs a deal with China Oilfield Services Limited for the provision of a new jackup rig for use on the company's Bentley field in the North Sea.
Man-Camp Providers Emerge Strong Picks on LNG potential
Monday, November 17, 2014 Oilfield camp providers banking on the long-term prospects of liquid natural gas export terminals in British Columbia are emerging as hot stock picks as their shares slump.
Sinopec to Spend Billions to Handle Oil Pipeline Safety Problems
Monday, November 17, 2014 China's Sinopec pledges to spend $4.6 billion over three years to address safety concerns related to its oil pipelines.
CEPSA Says no Longer Interested in Buying Salamander Energy
Monday, November 17, 2014 A consortium led by Spain's Compania Espanola de Petroleos said it was withdrawing from the bidding to acquire oil firm Salamander Energy, reducing the competition for rival suitor Ophir.