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Chevron Names Brazil Chief To Lead Venezuela Operations After Arrests
Monday, June 18, 2018 Chevron has permanently assigned its Brazil country chief to run its Venezuelan operations.
Cox Oil to Buy Energy XXI Gulf Coast for $322 Million
Monday, June 18, 2018 Cox Oil snaps up Energy XXI Gulf Coast for $322 million, a 21% premium to its June 15 share price.
Equinor Hands $3.7B Deals To Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes
Monday, June 18, 2018 Equinor has awarded drilling and well service contracts worth 30 billion Norwegian crowns ($3.68 billion).
Union Cleared To Strike Over Black Employees' Scheme At S. Africa's Sasol
Thursday, June 14, 2018 South African government mediators cleared the Solidarity trade union to strike in a dispute with Sasol.
Venezuela Appoints Bank Exec Medina As Oil Company CFO
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 The Venezuelan government has appointed a new chief financial officer for PDVSA.
Shelf Drilling Plans To Expand Its Rig Fleet After Oslo IPO
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Shelf Drilling plans to add one or two premium rigs to its fleet.
Document: Japanese Trader Itochu Seeks North Sea Sale
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Japanese commodity trading house Itochu is seeking buyers for stakes in two North Sea oilfields, a pipeline and a terminal.
Equinor Becomes Founding Patron in UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business
Friday, June 08, 2018 Equinor becomes a founding patron in the United Nations Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business.
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UK-Based Pryme Group Acquires Hydratron
Friday, June 08, 2018 Pryme Group, a UK-based service provider for the oil and gas industry, acquires Hydratron as part of its 'growth plans'.
Baker Hughes: US Drillers Add Oil Rigs For Third Week In A Row
Friday, June 08, 2018 US energy companies added oil rigs for a third week in a row even though crude prices have declined about 8% over the past three weeks.
NHV Secures North Sea Helicopter Services Contract with Dana Petroleum
Thursday, June 07, 2018 NHV Group secures a new long-term contract with Dana Petroleum for the provision of helicopter services to the oil and gas firm's central and northern North Sea assets.
In Norway's Oil Region, Business Outlook Keeps Rising -Survey
Thursday, June 07, 2018 Business conditions strengthened significantly in Norway's western oil-producing regions during the last three months, while the outlook rose to five-year highs, a sentiment survey shows.
North Sea Energy Service Hub Receives Government Grant
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Montrose Port Authority, a support and service hub for the North Sea energy industry, receives a $2 million grant from the Scottish government.
Devon Energy To Sell Some Midstream Stakes To Cut Debt, Sharpen Focus
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Devon Energy Corp plans to sell its interests in EnLink Midstream to an affiliate of fund manager Global Infrastructure Partners for $3.13 billion in cash.
Saudi Aramco Names New Head Of Finance After Govt Reshuffle - Sources
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 Saudi Aramco names at least 5 new heads of departments after a government reshuffle last week saw several executives at the oil giant moving to other state posts, industry sources say.
Zachry Engineering to Close Texas Design Center
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 The company will be closing the doors to its design center in Amarillo later this summer.
OGTC Technology Start-Up Program Begins
Monday, June 04, 2018 The Oil & Gas Technology Centre's TechX Pioneer accelerator program has now begun.
Egdon to Increase Stake in Wressle Oil Discovery
Monday, June 04, 2018 Egdon Resources plc announces the acquisition of an additional 5% interest in PEDL180 and PEDL182, which contain the Egdon operated Wressle oil discovery and Broughton North Prospect.
Poland Confident Of Meeting 2022 Deadline For Completing Gas Link To Norway
Monday, June 04, 2018 Poland is confident of meeting a 2022 deadline for completing a new Baltic Sea gas pipeline to Norway, a government official says.
Johan Sverdrup Drilling Platform Installed
Monday, June 04, 2018 The 22,000-ton topside for the drilling platform at Johan Sverdrup has now been installed, Equinor reveals.
Greenpeace Activists Gatecrash Oil Major Total's AGM
Friday, June 01, 2018 Greenpeace activists disrupt Total's annual shareholders meeting in Paris on Friday.
New Rope Access Training Center Opens in Aberdeen, Creates New Jobs
Friday, June 01, 2018 Maintenance, inspection and integrity specialist, MInteg, opens a new rope access training center at parent company EnerMech's Aberdeen headquarters.
Oil Major Total's CEO Says Possible To Return One Day To Iran
Friday, June 01, 2018 Oil major Total would be able to return to Iran one day if it is forced to abandon the South Pars 11 gas project due to U.S. sanctions.
Lone Star Bets On China In $401MM Bid For Australia's Sino Gas & Energy
Thursday, May 31, 2018 Australia's Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Ltd agrees to a $401 million takeover offer from U.S. private equity firm Lone Star.
Johan Sverdrup Drilling Topside Begins Sailaway
Thursday, May 31, 2018 The Johan Sverdrup drilling topside begins its sailaway from the Aibel yard in Haugesund.
Eni In Process Of Reducing Stakes In Mexico, Indonesia Oilfields-CFO
Thursday, May 31, 2018 Italy's oil and gas major Eni is in the process of reducing its stakes in its oilfields in Mexico and Indonesia, Chief Financial Officer Massimo Mondazzi says.
TechnipFMC Secures Subsea Contract with CNOOC
Thursday, May 31, 2018 TechnipFMC secures a subsea contract with CNOOC Limited for the Liuhua 16-2, 20-2 and 21-2 Oilfield Joint Development Project in the South China Sea.
UK's Tullow Oil Eyes New Ghana Offshore Assets - CEO
Thursday, May 31, 2018 Tullow Oil is interested in new oil blocks off Ghana's coast as part of the British explorer's plans to consolidate its operations in the West African nation, Chief Executive Paul McDade says.
BHGE to Create O&G Centre of Excellence in Scotland
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 BHGE is investing $41 million in its manufacturing footprint in the North East of Scotland.
Oman Oil Is Said to Seek Buyers for Stake in Khazzan Gas Field
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Oman Oil Co. is planning to sell a 10% stake in a key natural gas field in the sultanate.
Saudi Aramco Inks Halliburton Unconventional Gas Stimulation Services Deal
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Saudi Aramco signs an unconventional gas stimulation services contract with Halliburton.
Ex-BP, Amec Foster CEOs Recommended to Join Equinor Board
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Equinor's nomination committee has recommended that the company's corporate assembly elects Anne Drinkwater and Jonathan Lewis as new members to Equinor's board of directors.
TWMA Secures 5-Year UK North Sea Services Contract
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 TWMA secures a 5-year contract with Nexen Petroleum UK Limited for the provision of drilling waste management and associated services on multiple assets in the UK North Sea.
RBS To Stop Financing New Coal Plants, Oil Sands Or Arctic Oil Projects
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland tightens restrictions on project finance and general lending for high-carbon energy projects and companies.
Bristow Secures Contract Extension with Perenco UK
Friday, May 25, 2018 Industrial aviation service provider Bristow Group Inc. secures a 3-year contract extension with Perenco UK Ltd.
Apache North Sea Donates to Aberdeen Cancer Support Charity
Friday, May 25, 2018 Cancer support charity Maggie's Aberdeen is set to receive a $100,000 (GBP 75,000) donation from Apache North Sea.
UAE's Mubadala To Take Stake In Subsidiary Of Russia's Gazprom
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Abu Dhabi's state-owned Mubadala Investment Company acquires a 44% stake worth at least $271 million in an oil subsidiary of gas giant Gazprom, the Russian company says.
Inaugural Decom North Sea Awards Winners Revealed
Thursday, May 24, 2018 The winners of the inaugural Decom North Sea Awards have been revealed.
Software Development Company Expects to Create Aberdeen Jobs in 2019
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Verum Solutions, a software development company which serves the oil and gas industry, expects to create new jobs in Aberdeen by early next year.
Serica Says Awaiting US License For Rhum Field
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Serica Energy is still awaiting clarity on the impact of the renewal of US sanctions on fields in the North Sea.
Bibby Offshore Secures Multimillion Dollar North Sea Contract
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Bibby Offshore secures a two-phase multimillion dollar contract with a 'leading' oil and gas company.
Australia's Santos Rejects Harbour Energy's Final $10.8B Takeover Offer
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Australia's Santos terminates discussions with Harbour Energy.
Australia's Santos Gets Final Sweetened $10.8B Bid From Harbour Energy
Monday, May 21, 2018 U.S.-based Harbour Energy makes a final offer of $10.8 billion for Australia's Santos Ltd, hiking its bid for a fifth time in nine months.
Simmons Edeco Wins Multi-Million Dollar Deal with 'Major' N.Sea Operator
Monday, May 21, 2018 Oilfield services company Simmons Edeco secures a multi-million dollar contract with a 'major' North Sea oil and gas operator.
UK's Petrofac Awarded More Than $1.7B New Orders This Year
Friday, May 18, 2018 Oilfield service firm Petrofac Ltd secures more than $1.7 billion of new orders so far this year.
Ophir Energy CEO Steps Down
Friday, May 18, 2018 Ophir Energy plc announces that Nicholas Cooper, its current chief executive officer and executive director, has stepped down from the board with immediate effect.
Union Jack Oil 'Delighted' By BEIS Statement on UK Shale Industry
Friday, May 18, 2018 The executive chairman of Union Jack Oil plc says the company was 'delighted' by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's recently released written statement on UK shale.
BP Is Said in Talks for Conoco's UK Field Stake in Swap
Friday, May 18, 2018 BP and ConocoPhillips are in discussions for an asset swap deal, according to sources.
Australia's Santos Gets $10.4B Bid From Harbour; Investors May Want More
Thursday, May 17, 2018 U.S. investment fund Harbour Energy formalises its $10.36 billion bid for Australia's Santos Ltd on Thursday but fails to sweeten its offer.
Faroe Petroleum Completes Fenja Stake Sale
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Faroe Petroleum plc completes the sale of its 17.5% working interest in the Fenja development, located in PL586 in the Norwegian Sea.
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