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Statoil's president and CEO resigns

Helge Lund has resigned as president and CEO of Statoil. 

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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.

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.

Woodside keen to explore offshore Lake Tanganyika

Woodside has finalized an agreement to farm-in to the Lake Tanganyika basin in western Tanzania.

UK government launches offshore tax consultations

Oil & Gas UK has welcomed an announcement by Britain’s HM Treasury’s of a formal consultation into the future of the UK offshore oil and gas tax regime.

LLOG names Philip LeJeune as CFO

LLOG Exploration Co., L.L.C. has named Philip S. LeJeune as its Chief Financial Officer.

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Offshore at 60: The Blue Water breakthrough

In January 1962, a strange contraption under lease to Shell Oil, called the Blue Water 1, spudded a record-setting offshore well in 297 ft (91 m) of water in the Gulf of Mexico. The maiden voyage o...

Aqualis clinches rig move deals with ONGC, Total

Aqualis Offshore’s Middle East division has won three new contracts.

Seismic survey list starts offshore Africa

TGS announces acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone.

Ceona Amazon floats in Bremerhaven and progresses to final outfitting

Ceona has successfully floated the Ceona Amazon, the company's new fully owned field development vessel, in Bremerhaven, Germany.

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