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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Tata Showcases Deepwater Pipeline Solutions at OTC
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Tata Steel will demonstrate its ability to deliver pipeline solutions to some of the world's most challenging and complex projects at the 2013 OTC.
Aker Boosts Order Book to All-Time High
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Oilfield services firm Aker Solutions releases results showing its order book rose to an all-time high of $12.2 billion during 1Q 2013.
GE Expands Technology Portfolio to Address Offshore Drilling Challenges
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Several GE business units are showcasing their latest products and services for the offshore sector at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference.
Viking SeaTech Appoints New GOM Managing Director
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Global offshore support specialist Viking SeaTech will officially announce the arrival of Gulf of Mexico Managing Director Tom Bower at OTC.
ATR Seeks Potential Acquisitions at OTC
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 ATR is seeking potential acquisitions at the world's largest oil show in Houston this week at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference.
Caterpillar Increases Power Rating for C280
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Caterpillar Global Petroleum announces that the Cat C280-16 generator sets with an increased power rating have been selected by Jurong Shipyard to power the Moss Maritime designed CS60 West Rigel.
GE to Launch New Next-Generation SeaONYX BOP
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 GE Oil & Gas announces it is launching its next-generation SeaONYX blowout preventer (BOP) surface control system and operator interface at the 2013 OTC.
Seadrill Sells Rig T15 to Partners
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Seadrill enters into an agreement to sell the companies that own and operate the tender rig T15 to Seadrill Partners.
Saudi Aramco to Open 3 US Research Centers
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Saudi Aramco announces the opening of three research centers in the United States with Houston named one of the cities to house a new facility focused on upstream research.
Tendeka to Grow Presence in North, South American Market
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Tendeka announces plans to significantly grow its North and South American market presence.
Swire Introduces New Modular Systems, SAFE Tanks for Gulf of Mexico
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Swire is introducing two new products to the Gulf of Mexico region at the Offshore Technology Conference.
Quickflange Increases GOM Footprint with INTEGRA Partnership
Monday, May 06, 2013 Quickflange appoints Texas-based INTEGRA Services Technologies as a local North American partner for nominated customers.
GE Awarded for New Technology Addressing Deepwater Drilling Challenges
Monday, May 06, 2013 GE Oil & Gas receives Spotlight on New Technology awards from OTC for two new products that address the challenges of deepwater drilling.
ECS Reveals Crisis Response Simulation at OTC
Monday, May 06, 2013 Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) unveils its Crisis Response Simulation (CRS) for the first time at the OTC on the showroom floor.
Burness Paull & Williamsons to Build International Client Base at OTC
Monday, May 06, 2013 Burness Paull & Williamsons LLP continues to build its international client base by attending the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.
Applus RTD Launches Revolutionary NDT Technology
Monday, May 06, 2013 Applus RTD unveils its most sophisticated ultrasonic 3D inspection technology to date - the latest addition to its revolutionary NDT3D technology range.