HOUSTON – McDermott has appointed Jack McCormack as executive VP and COO. McCormack succeeds John T. Nesser. 06/30/2011
The first scheduled US hearing concerning the sale of ATP Oil and Gas UK will take place on Dec. 19.
The Total-operated Saphir-1XB exploration well on block CI-514 has proved the presence of liquid hydrocarbons in the deep offshore west of Ivory Coast.
Aibel’s Singapore office will perform topside engineering services for Premier Oil’s Catcher project in the UK central North Sea with BW Offshore Singapore.
An exploration well has spudded on the Muridava prospect in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea, according to operator Sterling Resources.
Shell has reported an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The Rosmari-1 well is located 135 km (443 mi) offshore Malaysia in block SK318, and was drilled to TD of 2,123 m (6,965 ft).
Gulf International Services (GIS) has agreed to acquire Japan Drilling Co.’s 30% shareholding in Gulf Drilling International (GDI).