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Oct 1, 2014
Volume 74, Issue 10
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Remembering Doc Laborde

Offshore's 60th Anniversary Coverage

Alden James “Doc” Laborde, an offshore industry pioneer, recently passed away at his home in New Orleans. He was 98. Laborde designed and built the first mobile offshore drilling unit, the submersible Mr. Charlie, and the first purpose built semisubmersible, the Ocean Driller.

Topsides, Platforms and Hulls conference 2014

Top Moments from Topsides, Platforms & Hulls 2014 conference

Check out a slideshow covering highlights from the Topsides, Platforms & Hulls 2014.

Commodity Index

Special Reports

All Offshore News

Lundin to spud Lindarormen prospect

10/30/2014

Lundin Petroleum has commenced exploratory drilling of well 6405/12-1 in PL584.

SEG 2014: Lenovo workstation design supports Landmark DecisionSpace G1

10/29/2014

Halliburton and Lenovo have agreed to use the ThinkPad W540 workstation to support Landmark’s DecisionSpace G1 edition. The announcement came at the 2014 SEG International Exposition and 84th Annual Meeting in Denver.

SEG 2014: CGG features full waveform inversion

10/29/2014

Full waveform inversion is one of the topics featured by CGG at the 2014 SEG International Exposition and 84th Annual Meeting.

 

Pre-funding agreed for Gulf of Mexico subsalt StagSeis program

10/29/2014

CGG says an unnamed international E&P company has committed pre-funding of the contractor’s entire multi-client Gulf of Mexico StagSeis 871 offshore block program.

 

SPE ATCE 2014: Diamond drill bit provides improved durability in tough formations

10/29/2014

Schlumberger company Smith Bits has introduced the StingBlade conical diamond element bit. This is designed to increase run length and rate of penetration while also providing improved steering response in directional drilling.

 

CHPL secures rig for Sea Horse area prospect

10/29/2014

Carnarvon Hibiscus Pty Ltd. has signed a rig share agreement for an exploration well in the VIC/P57 permit offshore southeast Australia.

 

BP resumes gas flow from Rhum in North Sea

10/29/2014

BP confirms it has restarted gas production at the Rhum field in the UK central North Sea.

Offshore Middle East contract for Saipem rig

Two potential bids for Salamander Energy

10/29/2014

Salamander Energy has received a conditional takeover offer from Ophir Energy.

Lundin chases more reserves north of Johan Sverdrup

10/29/2014

The semisub Island Innovator has spud the Kopervik exploration well offshore Norway for operator Lundin Norway.

Lundin to spud Lindarormen prospect

10/30/2014 Lundin Petroleum has commenced exploratory drilling of well 6405/12-1 in PL584.

Lundin to spud Lindarormen prospect

Oct 30, 2014 Lundin Petroleum has commenced exploratory drilling of well 6405/12-1 in PL584.

PGNiG set for stake in Gina Krog project offshore Norway

10/29/2014 Total E&P Norge has agreed to sell interests in various North Sea fields to Po...

BP resumes gas flow from Rhum in North Sea

10/29/2014 BP confirms it has restarted gas production at the Rhum field in the UK central No...

Lundin to spud Lindarormen prospect

10/30/2014 Lundin Petroleum has commenced exploratory drilling of well 6405/12-1 in PL584.

Unique Wellube to supply ADMA-OPCO with seal plugs

10/29/2014 Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (ADMA-OPCO) has contracted Unique Wellube, a divisi...

BG to rethink options for Jackdaw in North Sea

10/29/2014 BG Group and its partners are delaying a sanction decision on the ultra-high-press...

Lundin to spud Lindarormen prospect

10/30/2014 Lundin Petroleum has commenced exploratory drilling of well 6405/12-1 in PL584.

Hess, partners sanction Stampede development in the deepwater GoM

10/29/2014 Hess Corp. and its partners will proceed with the development of Stampede, an oil ...

Technical Brief

Advances in Subsea Recovery

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Pre-funding agreed for Gulf of Mexico subsalt StagSeis program

Oct 29, 2014 CGG says an unnamed international E&P company has committed pre-funding of the...

Two potential bids for Salamander Energy

Oct 29, 2014 Salamander Energy has received a conditional takeover offer from Ophir Energy.

PGNiG set for stake in Gina Krog project offshore Norway

Oct 29, 2014 Total E&P Norge has agreed to sell interests in various North Sea fields to Po...

SPE ATCE 2014: PDC cutting system achieves improved ROP

Oct 29, 2014 Tercel Oilfield Products has unveiled its PDC drillbit MicroCORE cutting system, d...

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