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Capital markets, M&A activity down despite mega-merger, says GlobalData

05/29/2015

88 Energy exits acreage offshore Morocco

05/29/2015

Moroccan government officials have granted approval for 88 Energy’s country subsidiary to divest from its interests in the Tarfaya block.

UK Energy Bill puts oil and gas development ahead of onshore wind

05/29/2015

The UK will emphasize domestic oil and gas production rather than onshore wind farms as the government seeks energy security ahead of reduced carbon emissions.

North Sea Cladhan heading for mid-summer startup

05/29/2015

Statoil awarded four licenses offshore Nicaragua

05/29/2015

Statoil has secured operatorship of four frontier licenses offshore the Nicaraguan Pacific coast.

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First North Sea Cat D rig scheduled to sail in June

05/29/2015

Songa Offshore has issued an update on construction of its newbuild Cat D drilling rigs for Statoil in South Korea.

PanPacific drops offshore field sale proposal

05/29/2015

PanPacific Petroleum has dropped plans to seek offers for various oil and gasfield interests.

North Sea mattress study identifies concrete re-use options

05/29/2015

Jee has completed a contract for Decom North Sea to new methods of salvage and re-use options for concrete subsea mattresses in the UK sector.

Fugro to supply satellite positioning to DeepOcean

05/29/2015

DeepOcean has contracted Fugro to provide satellite positioning.

Atkinson retires from IADC

05/29/2015

John Atkinson, IADC regional director-North Sea, will retire effective June 1, 2015.

Further drilling possible at Huntington in North Sea

05/29/2015

Iona Energy has issued an update on two of its UK North Sea field developments.

Atlantic launches third newbuild rescue ship

05/29/2015

Atlantic Offshore Rescue was due to name its latest Class A multi-role and emergency response and rescue (MRV/ERRV) vessel, today, May 29, at Aberdeen Harbor.

Latest Carcará well offshore Brazil proves light oil extension

05/29/2015

Galp Energia says a second well on the Carcará discovery in the presalt Santos basin offshore Brazil has encountered light oil.

Polarcus, NAMCOR to collaborate offshore Namibia

05/29/2015

Polarcus Ltd. and the National Petroleum Corp. of Namibia (NAMCOR) have signed a memorandum of understanding dealing with the exploration and development of Namibia's offshore petroleum resources. 

Hess names Harris CapRock for Stampede telecommunications

05/28/2015

Hess Corp. has selected Harris CapRock Communications to provide turnkey telecommunications to the Stampede offshore development. 

SPE honors Weatherford VP

05/28/2015

Weatherford International’s Bill Lane has received the Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Regional Production and Operations Award for his outstanding contributions to SPE and dedicated service to the Gulf Coast region.

OneSubsea tapped for North African subsea production system

05/28/2015

OneSubsea has been awarded a subsea production systems contract totaling more than $330 million for a gas project offshore North Africa.

McEvoy named to Seven Group board

05/28/2015

Seven Group Holdings has elected David McEvoy to its board as a non-executive director.

Seatronics and Neptune Oceanographics announce global rental agreement

05/28/2015

Acteon’s Seatronics has signed a rental agreement with Neptune Oceanographics, granting Seatronics access to Neptune’s range of leak detection systems globally.