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Ruling clears Dolphin to work in Russian Kara Sea

Dolphin has received confirmation from the Export Control Division of the Norwegian Foreign Department that the recently announced contract in the Kara Sea is not subject to the current trade restr...

CHI awarded offshore GoM helicopter contract

CHI Aviation has won a five-year contract to provide search and rescue services, and helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) using a Sikorsky S-92 for a major oil and gas producer in the Gulf ...

Deep Sea Mooring opens base in Australia

Deep Sea Mooring, a provider of mooring solutions, is expanding its international footprint with the opening of a new office in Perth, Australia. The facility, which will officially open Oct. 8, wi...

Atkins acquires Houston Offshore Engineering

WS Atkins plc has acquired Houston Offshore Engineering LLC, an oil and gas offshore engineering business based in Houston, for $73 million (£45 million).

MOL merges companies, upgrades bridge simulator

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. reports the merger completion of MOL Marine Consulting Ltd. and MOL Cable Ship Ltd., effective Oct. 1. The new company, called MOL Marine Co. Ltd., will continue to develop...

AFGlobal completes integration of VerdErg Connectors

AFGlobal Corp. has completed its integration of VerdErg Connectors Ltd., a UK-based supplier of customized subsea pipeline and control connection systems. AFGlobal acquired VerdErg Connectors in la...

Petronas signs MOUs extending operations in Americas

Petronas has signed agreements with Mexico’s PEMEX and Argentina’s YPF, extending its aspirations for growth in the Americas.

 

ONGC Videsh signs MOU with PEMEX subsidiary

ONGC Videsh Ltd. and Pemex-Exploracion y Produccion, the upstream subsidiary of PEMEX, have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in the hydrocarbon sector in Mexico.

ICR Integrity acquires Quickflange

Aberdeen-based energy services group ICR Integrity Ltd. has added Norwegian pipeline company Quickflange AS to its portfolio.

Swissco acquires additional rigs for a stronger upstream presence

Swissco Holdings Ltd. has acquired four additional mobile offshore drilling units (MODU), bringing its fleet of rigs to eight.

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The 2014-2015 board of directors for the Society of Exploration Geophysicists are: incoming President Chris Liner, President-elect John Bradford, Rob Stewart as first vice president, Eve Sprunt as ...

Fogal announces retirement

Bob “Sonny” Fogal has decided to retire from front-line work as Zentech’s director of business development after more than 57 years in the offshore oil and gas industry. 

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Premier Oil has appointed Tony Durrant as CEO.

Nigeria president appoints new executives for NNPC, NPDC

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Joseph Dawha as group managing director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC). The president has also appointed Anthony Muoneke as managin...

ANP approves Petrobas’ plan to upgrade Marlim field

The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has approved a plan for Petrobras to renew its development plan for the Marlim field offshore Brazil.

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Improving the Design of Subsea Riser Systems

Join us on October 7 for a 30-minute live webinar, where experts from Intel, Cray and Altair will discuss a high-performance computing (HPC) solution proven to improve speed and performance for oil...
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