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Statoil contracts new Mokul Nordic for North Sea charter

Statoil has contracted Nordic Maritime’s newest DP-2 vessel, Mokul Nordic, for a 30-day firm charter, plus a 15-day option, in the North Sea. 

ABS completes second deepwater vessel with ISQM notation

ABS has completed the Rowan Resolute ultra-deepwater drillship.

Pacific Drilling wins firm contract extension for Pacific Bora

Pacific Drilling SA reports that Star Deep Water Petroleum Ltd., an affiliate of Chevron, has signed a firm contract extension for the Pacific Bora.

Citec completes acquisition of M7 Offshore

Citec has completed its acquisition of M7 Offshore, and M7’s Norway location now functions under the name of Citec Norway AS, while its operations in Singapore now functions under the name of Citec...

TGS to begin new 3D survey offshore Sierra Leone

TGS is set to begin acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone, and is chartering the 12-streamer Polarcus Alima for this survey.  

 

Strategic Marine unveils Generation 3 crew transfer vessel

Strategic Marine, a specialist shipbuilder for the oil and gas sector, has unveiled its Generation 3 crew transfer vessel for the international offshore markets.

ONS 2014: ACE Winches launches new RDS technology

ACE Winches has launched its new Reel Drive Systems (RDS) technology at ONS Stavanger this week.

 

ONS 2014: Trelleborg launches thermal insulation portfolio

Trelleborg has consolidated its range of high-performance thermal insulation materials under one brand – Vikotherm. The company has presented this new arrangement at ONS, in Stavanger.

Crowley’s Ocean Sky completes blackout testing in Gulf of Mexico

Crowley’s Ocean Sky has completed back-up station-keeping and holdback services in the Gulf of Mexico.

Optimism reigns following Mexico’s oil and gas reform

Optimism regarding Mexico’s oil and gas future continues to grow as new rules and operating procedures are rolling out subsequent to last year’s constitutional amendment and the more recent passage...

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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.

FMC, operators to develop next-gen subsea equipment

FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI) has signed an agreement that establishes a joint industry program (JIP) with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., BP, ConocoPhillips, and Shell to develop a new generation of...

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Willbros Group Inc. has promoted Earl Collins to president.

Webcasts

Advanced AUV Upgrades for Pipeline Inspection and GeoHazard Surveys

Pipeline inspection surveys with an ROV have historically been lengthy and costly. Forthis webcast, C & C Technologies will demonstrate how its enhanced AUV technology has revolutionized the wa...
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Accelerate Exploration Data Access With Flash Storage

This webinar, sponsored by HGST, will explore the interfaces, server appliances, integration and configuration of flash storage, consider the advantages and limitations of PCIe, SAS and SATA, and s...
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