Business Briefs

Ivory Coast signs deals with ExxonMobil for two oil blocks

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Ivory Coast has signed production sharing agreements with Exxon Mobil for two ultra-deepwater blocks in the Gulf of Guinea.

Fugro receives third and final vessel of series

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Fugro has received the third of a series of three Fugro offshore coastal survey vessels being built by Damen. Like the other vessels in this series...

African Petroleum enters first renewal period on Senegal license

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

African Petroleum Senegal Ltd. has received confirmation of its first renewal period on license Senegal Offshore Sud Profond.

MOS awarded subsea construction contract

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 Mermaid Offshore Services Ltd., recently renamed Mermaid Subsea Services (Thailand) Ltd., has been awarded a subsea construction contract in the Gu...

FMC Technologies awarded subsea systems contract offshore Nigeria

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 FMC Technologies Inc. has received an order from Star Deep Water Petroleum Ltd. (a Chevron company), operator of the Agbami field, to provide subse...

EMGS enters into data licensing agreement

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has entered into a data licensing agreement worth $7.1 million with an unnamed oil company for the provision...

2H Offshore to deliver lightweight conductor-supported platform

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 2H Offshore, an Acteon company, will deliver a lightweight conductor-supported platform for EQ Petroleum Developments Malaysia Sdn Bhd for installa...

Subsea 7 wins installation contract in US GoM

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Subsea 7 SA has won a contract from Hess Corp. for installation work in support of the Stampede Project in deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.

QIC extends international expansion with new base in Malaysia

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

QIC Inc. has established new offices in Kuala Lampur and Labuan, Malaysia, to further serve customers in the Asia/Pacific region.

MultiClient Geophysical awards Nordic Maritime 2D seismic survey

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Nordic Maritime Pte. Ltd. has won a contract to provide 2D seismic survey work offshore Indonesia by MultiClient Geophysical (Pte) Ltd.

People on the Move

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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. 

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Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Helge Lund has resigned as president and CEO of Statoil.

NH9 completes its first 1,000-m deepwater well in South China Sea

Tue, Nov 11, 2014

China Oilfied Services Ltd. says the NH9 semisubmersible has completed drilling the first 3,281 ft (1,000-m) deepwater well.

Indonesia energy minister appoints new oil and gas chief

Wed, Nov 5, 2014 Indonesia Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said reported on Nov. 4 that he had signed a letter to replace the director general for oi...

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