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Helge Lund has resigned as president and CEO of Statoil.

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

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

Indonesia Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said reported on Nov. 4 that he had signed a letter to replace the director general for oil and gas at the ministry, according to The Jakart...

Shell appoints new chairman

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 General Meeting.

Total names de Margerie’s successors

Total has appointed Thierry Desmarest as chairman of the board of directors and Patrick Pouyanné as CEO and president of the Executive Committee.

Noble Energy elects president and CEO

Noble Energy Inc.'s board of directors has elected David L. Stover as president and CEO. 

Willbros Group elects CEO

Robert R. Harl has relinquished his CEO and director positions at Willbros ahead of his planned retirement on Jan. 2, 2015.

Total chairman and CEO dies in plane crash in Moscow

Total has confirmed that Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie died just after 10 pm (Paris time) on Oct. 20 in a private plane crash at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow, following a collision with a sn...

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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. 

Company News

Woodside to explore ultra-deepwaters offshore Morocco

Woodside has contracted to explore offshore Morocco in the Rabat Ultra Deep Offshore area.

Keppel AmFELS delivers fourth rig to Perforadora Central

Keppel AmFELS LLC has delivered the jackup rig, Coatzacoalcos, to Mexico’s Central Panuco SA De CV, a subsidiary of Mexico's Perforadora Central SV De CV on time, within budget, and with zero lost-...

Helix contracts Damen for MSV Seawell upgrade

Helix UK has contracted Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen for a major upgrade on the MSV Seawell, a light well intervention/dive support vessel. The Seawell is expected at the yard in the latter part of ...

Seabox to lead subsea water treatment JIP

Seabox will lead a joint industry project with Az ACG Ltd. (the state oil company of the Azerbaijan Republic – SOCAR), Suncor, SIPCO, and two oil majors, with Research Council of Norway support, to...

Ikon Science joins SEAM

Ikon Science has joined the consortium for the SEG Advanced Modeling (SEAM) program and will work on the third phase of this initiative to evaluate and advance the current methodologies for pre-dri...

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Frac Smarter with Hydrocarbon Tracers

Water, Oil & Gas phase tracers applied during the hydraulic stimulation can tell you how your wellbore is producing.

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Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2014

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award – the top five offshore field development projects for 2014. The projects were selected on the basis of best u...
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