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Offshore Well Management Contract Goes to AGR
Wednesday, July 14, 2021Western Gas has awarded energy services firm AGR a well management contract.

AGR Signs MOU with SP Offshore for Work Offshore Comoros Islands
Thursday, May 07, 2015AGR signs memorandum of understanding with SP Offshore Energy Services to provide exploration services and drill one ultra-deepwater well off the Comoros Islands.

BP Norge Awards AGR New Frame Agreement
Tuesday, June 10, 2014AGR wins a Frame Agreement with BP Norge for delivering Consultancy Services.

Ghanaian Parliament Ratifies South Deepwater Tano Deal
Monday, January 27, 2014The Parliament of the Republic of Ghana ratifies an agreement with a consortium of exploration firms to explore and operate the South Deepwater Tano Block.

AGR Wins Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Contract
Friday, August 16, 2013AGR wins 'major' two-year contract with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.

Svenska Petroleum Awards Guinea Bissau Well Management Contract
Monday, August 05, 2013Svenska Petroleum awards AGR Well Management a contract to plan, manage and execute its upcoming exploration campaign offshore Guinea Bissau.

AGR and Marin Group Form Strategic Alliance
Friday, July 12, 2013Ultra deep-water specialist recovery firms AGR Seabed Invervention and Marin Group forms strategic alliance.

AGR Enhanced Drilling Bags Riserless Mud Recovery Services off Sakhalin
Thursday, June 13, 2013AGR Enhanced Drilling bags a deal to provide Riserless Mud Services to an operator for a project off Sakhalin, Russia.

AGR Scores Well Management Gig Offshore Tunisia
Tuesday, May 22, 2012AGR has been awarded a well management contract from Cooper Energy Tunisa Bargou (CTEB).

AGR Cements Well Management Contract with Statoil
Tuesday, January 17, 2012AGR has been awarded a frame agreement which includes the possibility for total well management services with Statoil.

Oceaneering to Purchase AGR Field Operations
Wednesday, November 23, 2011Oceaneering has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AGR Field Operations from AGR and FieldCo Invest AS.

Total Extends RMR Contract
Friday, November 04, 2011Total has extended its contract for AGR's Riserless Mud Recovery system (RMR) by four years.

AGR Appoints New Manager for America's Region
Wednesday, October 12, 2011John-Paul Guerrero has been appointed as Manager, Business Development for the America's region.

AGR Awarded Framework Agreement with Statoil
Monday, September 26, 2011AGR Field Operations has been awarded a global Framework Agreement with Statoil for the delivery of pre-operational Operations and Maintenance studies.

AGR Lands Lundin Drilling Services Contract
Wednesday, September 14, 2011AGR has been awarded a three year frame agreement with Lundin Norway AS for Drilling Services on the Norwegian continental shelf, plus two one year options.

AGR Notes New Drilling Technology and Growth Strategy
Thursday, September 01, 2011AGR Group is embarking on a new growth strategy that will allow it to maximize opportunities presented by today's market conditions.

AGR Receives Contract Extension from Statoil
Thursday, July 14, 2011AGR Field Operations has been awarded an extension by Statoil for Inspection and Certification of non-complex lifting equipment.

AGR Awarded Subsea Inspection Contract Offshore AU
Thursday, June 23, 2011AGR Field Operations has been awarded a major contract to perform a subsea inspection of offshore facilities in the Bass Strait of Australia.

AGR Selected for Eni's Barents Sea Project
Wednesday, June 22, 2011ENI has chosen technology from AGR Drilling Services for multi-well projects in the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea.

Shell Extends Ormen Lange Contract with AGR
Tuesday, June 21, 2011Norske Shell AS is extending its use of AGR's deep-water excavation technology and expertise on the Ormen Lange field.

Statoil Exercises Options in Surface Management Contract
Wednesday, June 08, 2011Statoil has exercised options in the current framework agreement with AGR Field Operations for surface management services.

AGR Creates New Advisory Services Dept.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011AGR Field Operations has established a new Advisory Services department.

Statoil Secures AGR's RMR for GOM Rigs
Monday, May 23, 2011AGR and Statoil have joined forces to push the limits of Riserless Mud Recovery technology even further.

AGR Names New CFO
Monday, March 14, 2011The role of Chief Financial Officer at AGR Drilling Services has been taken on by Rune M. Daae.

AGR to Provide Services for Timor Sea Fields
Wednesday, March 09, 2011PTTEP Australasia has engaged AGR for expert engineering, project management and support services for the subsea well abandonment of the subsea facilities for Challis and Jabiru fields.

AGR Names VP of Projects and Facilities Engineering
Wednesday, February 23, 2011AGR Field Operations has appointed Marc Chable as Vice President for Projects and Facilities Engineering.

AGR Technology Lands Contract for Shell's Ormen Project
Tuesday, February 15, 2011Norske Shell has signed a letter of intent with AGR Drilling Services for a contract for the Ormen project.

AGR Awarded Maintenance Contract for Goliat FPSO
Tuesday, February 01, 2011AGR has been awarded a contract by Hyundai Heavy Industries for the provision of Maintenance Engineering and Inspection Planning services for the Goliat FPSO.

Statoil Extends Surface Management Contract with AGR
Wednesday, October 06, 2010Statoil has exercised options in the current framework agreement with AGR Field Operations for surface management services.

AGR Field Operations Inks Deal with PTTEP Australasia
Wednesday, June 23, 2010AGR Field Operations has signed a 2+1 year contract with PTTEP Australasia for the provision of Logistics and Supply Base operations.

AGR Drilling Clinches Contract for Gorgon Project
Monday, June 21, 2010AGR Drilling has signed a contract with Van Oord, whereby AGR DS will provide excavation services to the Gorgon Project.

AGR Field Operations, Statoil Extend Contract
Thursday, June 10, 2010Statoil has exercised the option to extend the current framework agreement for Pipeline Integrity Services with AGR Field Operations.

AGR Field Operations Secures Extension with Odfjell Drilling
Thursday, May 27, 2010AGR Field Operations has secured an extension of the contract to Odfjell Drilling AS.

AGR Launches Technology to Streamline Complex Projects
Tuesday, May 25, 2010AGR has drawn on its vast experience of delivering challenging projects to develop new technology called Eikos.

Statoil Extends AGR's Engineering Contract
Wednesday, May 19, 2010Statoil has extended AGR Field Operations' contract to provide maintenance engineering services.

AGR Nominates New Chairman
Thursday, May 06, 2010AGR Group nominated Eivind Reiten as new Chairman of the Board of Directors.

AGR Nominates New Chairman
Monday, May 03, 2010AGR Group nominated former Minister of Energy of Norway and former CEO of Norsk Hydro ASA, Eivind Reiten as new Chairman of the Board of Directors.

AGR Secures Major North Sea Drilling Campaign
Monday, April 26, 2010AGR Petroleum Services will undertake a multi-well, multi-client drilling campaign on behalf of seven international operators in the Norwegian North Sea.

AGR, Chevron Charge Ahead with New Drilling System
Tuesday, March 16, 2010AGR Drilling Services has been working for more than 18 months in conjunction with Chevron, on the design and development of a fully integrated, Dual Gradient Drilling System.

AGR to Provide Drilling Services West of Shetland
Friday, February 26, 2010Hurricane Exploration has contracted AGR Petroleum Services for well construction and project management services in its West of Shetland drilling campaign.

AGR Lends a Hand to McMoRan in GOM Campaign
Tuesday, February 16, 2010AGR FJ Brown is providing engineering consultation and drilling management support to McMoRan during a major exploration campaign in the Gulf of Mexico.

AGR Welcomes Sr. VP for Americas Region
Thursday, February 11, 2010AGR Field Operations has appointed Jeffrey (Scott) Thetford as Senior Vice President for the Americas region based in Houston, Texas, USA.

AGR Inks MGSA with ConocoPhillips Australia
Tuesday, February 09, 2010AGR Asia Pacific and ConocoPhillips Australia have entered into a long term Master Goods and Services Agreement for the provision of Professional Engineering Services and Support.

Mako Touts AGR's Subsea Solutions in US Gulf Coast Region
Monday, February 08, 2010Mako will promote AGR Subsea's well-proven SeaVator and ClayCutter X seabed excavation service lines in the US Gulf Coast region.

AGR Puts Riserless Technology to Work in GOM, 100th Well
Wednesday, December 30, 2009AGR has achieved two highly significant milestones with their proven Riserless Mud Recovery system -- the successful application on Statoil's Krakatoa well in the GOM, and the global well count for RMR technology surpassing 100.

AGR Wins 3-Year Maintenance Gig for AWE's Perth Basin Assets
Friday, December 11, 2009AGR Field Operations' Asia Pacific entity has signed a 3-year contract with AWE for the contract Operations and Maintenance of their Perth Basin assets in Western Australia.

AGR Subsea Welcomes New Sr. VP for the Americas Region
Thursday, December 10, 2009AGR Subsea has announced the appointment of Terry Scanlon to the position of Senior Vice President, responsible for the Americas Region.

AGR Group Shuffles Executive Management Team
Tuesday, December 08, 2009Norway-based oil technology and services group AGR has announced important changes in its executive management, effective February 15, 2010.

AGR Field Operations Strengthens Management Team
Wednesday, November 25, 2009AGR Field Operations announced that Mr. Gunnar Hilsen has been appointed Vice President of Maintenance Management. At the same time Mr. Arvind Chetty has been appointed Vice President Sales and Marketing.

AGR Pushes Boundaries with Launch of Hi-Tech Group
Tuesday, October 27, 2009AGR Petroleum Services has launched a new collaboration to develop cutting-edge computer technology to dramatically reduce costs during oil and gas projects.