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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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Repsol has appointed Josu Jon Imaz San Miguel as CEO.

Willbros Group reveals executive management changes

Willbros Group Inc. has promoted Earl Collins to president, effective July 1, 2014. 

Company News

Nido to spud Gobi-1 well offshore Indonesia

Nido Petroleum Ltd. advises that Lundin Gurita BV, operator of the Gurita PSC offshore Indonesia, has informed the joint venture that the rig for the Gobi-1 well will be available to the JV in earl...

HARC launches Virtual Hydraulic Fracturing website

The Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Program, managed by the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), has launched its Virtual Hydraulic Fracturing website, which provides a virtual tour o...

Natixis funds two offshore floating production facilities

Natixis has closed an underwriting mandate for a $225-million six-year facility to finance two floating production facilities for PetroFirst Infrastructure Ltd., a joint venture between First Reser...

Cosco secures offshore and shipbuilding contracts

Two COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd. shipyards have secured contracts valued collectively at $230 million to build one floating accommodation unit and one module carrier.

OSIsoft renews enterprise agreement with Shell

OSIsoft LLC, which provides the PI System and real-time data and events infrastructure solutions, has continued its enterprise agreement with Shell.

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