Business Briefs

Ensco ranks first in customer satisfaction survey

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 Ensco plc has earned first place for total customer satisfaction in the Oilfield Products & Services Customer Satisfaction Survey, which was co...

Kongsberg Maritime to expand facility in Louisiana

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 Kongsberg Maritime has purchased about 5.2 acres for the construction of an 82,980-sq ft (7,710-sq m) office and training facility in St. Rose, Lou...

Oil and gas mergers and acquisitions hit 10-year highs for deal value and volume

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the oil and gas industry hit 10-year highs in terms of deal value and volume in 2014, according to PwC US.

BG Group contracts KBR for technical support

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 BG Group has signed a global alliance with KBR that will involve KBR providing technical support, services in both the pre-front-end engineering an...

Wintershall extends ESS North Sea catering deal

Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Wintershall Noordzee has renewed its offshore contract/hygiene services contract with ESS Support Services Worldwide by three more years.

Shell Canada arranges Shelburne air transportation

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 Shell Canada Energy has contracted HNZ Group to provide offshore personnel and cargo transportation, medical evacuation services, and search and re...

New Industries delivers labs, modules to CSA

Tue, Jan 27, 2015

New Industries Inc. has delivered of two laboratories and two operational modules to CSA Ocean Sciences Inc.

JSC to supply more containers to Prirazlomnaya

Tue, Jan 27, 2015

JSC “Belfreight” will supply the Prirazlomnaya drilling platform with additional reusable offshore containers.

Aker Geo changes name to First Geo

Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Subsurface consultancy Aker Geo is now operating under the First Geo brand.  

Wood Mackenzie looks at oil industry business prospects

Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Wood Mackenzie has listed the parameters it expects to see at work that will affect the upstream petroleum industry going forward.

People on the Move

Deepwater Operations

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

A record-breaking 1,442 people attended the Deepwater Operations Conference & Exhibition in Galveston, Texas, on Nov. 4-6, 2014.

Flowrox to image paraffin wax, asphaltene, and sanding deposit in piping

Thu, Jan 15, 2015 Flowrox is releasing a new instrument designed to enhance monitoring of pipelines and related flow-process equipment affected by paraffin wax, sand...

People

Fri, Dec 12, 2014 The board of directors of Royal Dutch Shell plc has appointed Charles O. Holliday as chairman with effect from the conclusion of the 2015 Annual Ge...

Ensco announces management changes

Fri, Dec 5, 2014

Ensco plc has promoted Carey Lowe to executive vice president. 

People

Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Helge Lund has resigned as president and CEO of Statoil.

Webcasts

Standardization of Offshore Production Systems

The EPC strategy and an update on the construction of the eight units will be presented as well as an overview of future opportunities.

( 03/26/2015 / 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time / 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time / 07:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 14:00 GMT )

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