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Shell Mulls Largest US Oil Field Sale and More
Saturday, June 19, 2021Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...

McDermott Bags BHP Gulf of Mexico Deal
Thursday, June 17, 2021McDermott International has been selected by BHP to provide a marine installation campaign for the Shenzi Subsea Multiphase Pumping Project.

Schlumberger and Subsea 7 Share Bacalhau Contract
Wednesday, June 16, 2021Equinor has awarded a Schlumberger-Subsea 7 partnership a contract for its Bacalhau project. IMAGE SOURCE: Schlumberger

Transocean to Take Advantage of Reddit Darling Status
Tuesday, June 15, 2021The drilling contractor's shares have gained 75% this year.

Wood Renews Offshore Canada Platform Partnership
Friday, June 11, 2021The Hibernia platform offshore Newfoundland and Labrador achieved first oil in 1997. PHOTO SOURCE: Wood

Worley Nets 2 Year Ithaca Deal
Wednesday, June 09, 2021Worley (ASX: WOR) has been awarded a two year contract to provide engineering and procurement services for Stage 2 of Ithaca Energy's Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery project in the central North Sea.

Analysts See Possible 12% Inflation for Shale E&Ps
Tuesday, June 08, 2021Costs for steel, labor, diesel, and more have been rising.

Saipem to Fabricate Subsea Equipment in Guyana
Tuesday, June 08, 2021Saipem has inaugurated a new offshore construction facility in the port of Georgetown, Guyana. PHOTO SOURCE: Saipem

Baker Hughes Rig Counts Show USA Dip and Canada Surge
Saturday, June 05, 2021Baker Hughes reported the total number of operating rotary drilling rigs fell slightly in the USA and surged in Canada this week.

McDermott Completes Historic India Subsea Project
Friday, June 04, 2021McDermott International reported that it has completed work on a pioneering subsea project off India's east coast.

Dancing Robot Set to Help Energy Sector
Wednesday, June 02, 2021A robot made famous by dancing on YouTube is set to help save lives and cut carbon dioxide emissions by supporting hazardous environment research at the National Robotarium, Heriot-Watt University has announced.

$17B Shale Player to Emerge and More
Saturday, May 29, 2021Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...

Technip Energies Bags Significant Deal
Friday, May 28, 2021Technip Energies (PARIS:TE) has been awarded a 'significant' contract for project engineering and management services.

N-Sea Offshore Ltd Appoints Administrators
Friday, May 28, 2021Aberdeen based N-Sea Offshore Ltd is appointing administrators to take control of the company, a statement on the company's website has revealed.

Odfjell Drilling to Mobilize Rig for Equinor
Thursday, May 27, 2021The contract for Deepsea Stavanger includes three firm wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Odfjell Drilling

UK Offshore Workforce Mix to Change Significantly
Wednesday, May 26, 2021A new UK Offshore Energy Workforce Transferability Review by Robert Gordon University has highlighted that the UK offshore energy workforce mix will change significantly in the next 10 years.

Eagle Ford Insider Reports Prudent Drilling Activity
Monday, May 24, 2021Here is a preview of what to watch this week in the oil and gas markets.

Subsea 7 Wins Very Large Petrobras Contract
Monday, May 24, 2021Subsea 7 revealed on Monday that it has been awarded a 'very large' contract by Petrobras for the development of the Mero-3 field offshore Brazil.

Baker Hughes USA Rig Count Edges Upward
Saturday, May 22, 2021The USA oil rig count accounted for the increase.

Gulf of Mexico Fatality and More
Saturday, May 22, 2021Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...

HAL and TGS in Seismic Reservoir Monitoring Team Up
Wednesday, May 19, 2021Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) and TGS-NOPEC Geophysical ASA (OSLO: TGS) have announced a collaboration to bring advanced seismic imaging to fiber optic sensing.

Shale Drillers Show Restraint in Q1
Tuesday, May 18, 2021So far, shale explorers are passing the test.

Semco Maritime Wins Tyra Deal
Tuesday, May 18, 2021A consortium comprising Semco Maritime and Actemium Oil & Gas Commissioning has been awarded a commissioning services contract for the Tyra redevelopment project in an international tender.

TechnipFMC Wins Significant Subsea Contract
Tuesday, May 18, 2021TechnipFMC (NYSE, Paris: FTI) has been awarded a 'significant' engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract.

Iran Awards $1.8B Gas Field Contract to Petropars
Monday, May 17, 2021Iran's Petropars Ltd. will be awarded a $1.78 billion contract by the National Iranian Oil Co. to develop the giant Farzad-B gas field that was previously intended to be tapped by a group of Indian companies.

Oilfield Services Job Count Rises in USA
Friday, May 14, 2021The Energy Workforce and Technology Council finds the OFS sector added nearly 20,000 jobs in March and April.

NOV Wins Barossa Submerged Turret Contract
Friday, May 14, 2021A unit of NOV will supply a submerged turret production system for the Santos-operated project.

Geothermal Energy Is a Different Kind of Renewable Resource
Thursday, May 13, 2021Geothermal firm exec offers his perspective on collaboration between the geothermal and oil and gas sectors.

McDermott Nets Gulf of Mexico BHP FEED Deal
Wednesday, May 12, 2021McDermott has been selected by BHP to provide the FEED of a semi-submersible floating production unit for the Trion Project in the Gulf of Mexico.

Schlumberger and NOV Want Faster Automated Drilling Adoption
Wednesday, May 12, 2021The companies are teaming up in digital drilling automation for wellbore construction. IMAGE SOURCE: Schlumberger

Petrofac Nets BP GTA Deal
Monday, May 10, 2021Petrofac (LON: PFC) has announced that it has secured a contract with BP (NYSE: BP) to develop operational procedures for its Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Project in Mauritania and Senegal.

Chevron Awards GOM Services Contract
Friday, May 07, 2021Worley will establish a subsea tieback development scheme for the Ballymore field.

Haynesville Shale Operator Awards Gas Frac Fleet Contract
Wednesday, May 05, 2021The 100% natural gas-fueled frac fleet deployment is slated to begin in early 2022.

Saipem Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, May 05, 2021Saipem (BIT: SPM) has revealed that its board of directors has appointed Francesco Caio as the company's new chief executive officer and general manager.

Transocean Encouraged by Rising Customer Enquiries
Wednesday, May 05, 2021Transocean's (NYSE: RIG) president and chief executive officer, Jeremy Thigpen, has announced that the company is encouraged by an increasing number of customer inquiries.

ADNOC Streamlines Oilfield Procurement Process
Wednesday, May 05, 2021ADNOC has launched a program standardizing procurement terms and conditions across its value chain. PHOTO SOURCE: ADNOC

Offshore Drilling Contractor Completes Reorganization
Tuesday, May 04, 2021Valaris Limited has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Maersk, Shell Partner for GOM Workforce Training
Tuesday, May 04, 2021Maersk Training has revealed that it has established a new partnership with the Shell Robert Training and Conference Center in Louisiana.

Sembcorp Marine Faces Skilled Worker Shortage
Tuesday, May 04, 2021Sembcorp Marine has announced that the group continues to face Covid-19 supply chain constraints and a shortage of skilled workers.

Baker Hughes Wins Brazil Subsea Contract
Tuesday, May 04, 2021Petrobras has awarded Baker Hughes a subsea oilfield equipment contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Baker Hughes

Bristow Bags Aker BP Deal
Sunday, May 02, 2021Bristow Group has secured a three year contract extension with Aker BP to support air transportation crew change services for Aker BP's operations in the Norwegian continental shelf.

Trelleborg Sells Norway Oil Operation
Friday, April 30, 2021Trelleborg announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to divest its oil and gas operation in Norway.

Offshore China Well Contract Goes to AGR
Friday, April 30, 2021AGR will assist with well planning and engineering.

Houston Energy Event Organizers Make History
Thursday, April 29, 2021The hybrid in-person/virtual events will take place in Houston August 16.

Equinor Advances Unmanned North Sea Platform Project
Thursday, April 29, 2021Equinor will use ABB know-how to develop next-generation autonomous oil and gas platforms.

Offshore Africa Contract Goes to Zenith
Monday, April 26, 2021The Ocean BlackRhino is one of two Diamond Offshore drillships bound for Sangomar later this year. PHOTO SOURCE: Zenith Energy

California Gov Orders Fracing Permit Ban
Friday, April 23, 2021Gov. Gavin Newsom's order Friday follows multiple failed legislative attempts to prohibit hydraulic fracturing in the state.

Schlumberger Sees Growth in Overseas Work
Friday, April 23, 2021"A new growth cycle has finally commenced," said Schlumberger CEO Olivier Le Peuch.

Welltec Signs Significant Aramco Deal
Thursday, April 22, 2021Welltec announced this week that it has signed a 'significant' contract with Saudi Aramco.

Diesel Frac Glut Hinders Lower-Carbon Fleet Adoption
Wednesday, April 21, 2021EWS has been in business for five years and has deployed seven crews in the USA, well below its expectation of about 20 by now.