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Published Dec 6, 2016
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Exploration extracts

Statoil Awarded Licences in Mexico’s Deepwater Round
Statoil has been awarded blocks 1 and 3 in the Saline Basin in the Deepwater exploration tender in the Mexican
Round 1...

Total Awarded Exploration Blocks in Offshore Mexico
BP Announces Start of Drilling in Southern North Sea
Energean Secures Exploitation License for West Katakolon Offshore Block
Rig market

GustoMSC Presents the Scylax Drillship Design
The Scylax is designed to make developments available in the mid to deep–water market at reduced building and operating costs by providing fit-for-purpose capabilities...

Weekly Rig Counts from Baker Hughes
Hyperdynamics Signs Definitive Contract with Pacific Drilling
Supplier Contracts

Aker BP Awards a New Frame Agreement to DNV GL
Aker BP has awarded a new frame agreement to DNV GL, covering a wide range of safety, verification, inspection and classification services across its installations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf...

Bibby Offshore Wins Significant North Sea Contract with Shell
IKM Consultants AS Signs Frame Agreement with Aker BP
SpeedCast Awarded Multi-Year North Sea Service Contract
Quensh Awarded Contract by Premier Oil Plc
GE Oil & Gas Signs Agreement to Install New TUMAS Software
Subsea Integration Alliance Awarded Deepwater Integrated EPCIC Contract
Company news / Financial

BP Buys 10% Interest in Egypt’s Super-Giant Zohr Gas Field
BP has announced that it has agreed to buy from Eni a 10% interest in the Shorouk concession offshore Egypt, which contains the super-giant Zohr gas field, for USD 375 million...

Technip and FMC Technologies Shareholders Approve Business...
Ancala Midstream Acquisitions Agrees to Acquire SAGE Interest...
Next Geosolutions Boosts Middle East Presence
Pryme Group Acquires SengS
New Sandvik Distribution Centre to Open in Singapore
Akastor Completes Sale of Frontica Business Solutions to...
Rigmarine Opens Aberdeen Facility
ABS Joins SEA\LNG, Bringing Decades of LNG Experience and Broadening the Coalition’s Efforts

New energy business

Siemens Wind Power Presents First Customised Turbine Transport Vessel
Sea transportation and Roll on-Roll off-loading (Ro-Ro) are both key in Siemens’ new offshore logistics concept launched in 2015...

Taiwan Job for Offshore Wind Consultants
Alimak Group Acquires Avanti Wind Systems
Tata Steel Improving its Carbon Footprint with EnergyNest...
ÅF Acquires the Energy Division of Spanish Solar Engineering...
Deepocean Awarded Array Cable Installation Contract
MacGregor Makes Further Inroads into Renewable Energy Sector


Production Drilling Started on Mariner
Statoil reports that production drilling has started on the Statoil operated Mariner field in the UK North Sea. Up to five wells will be drilled before the Mariner A platform hook up...

Oda Field Development Plan Submission
BP Approves Mad Dog Phase 2 Project in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico


NEL Densitometer Calibration Facility Reduces Instrument Calibration Time by 30%
NEL, the flow measurement specialist, has completed a major upgrade of its Densitometer Calibration Facility – the only independent calibration facility of this type in the UK...

Emerson Helps Kuwait Oil Company Maximise Value of Reservoir...
Trelleborg Expands Houston Offshore Engineering Team
Emerson Simplifies System Health and Security Monitoring with New Lifecycle Management Capabilities

Shipping / Yard News

New DP Maintenance Refresher Course Meets Latest IMCA Guidelines
Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new Dynamic Positioning (DP) Maintenance Refresher Course for personnel involved in the maintenance of a vessel’s DP System...

Optimarin First BWT System Supplier to Obtain USCG Approval
Energy-Saving EnergoProFin Propeller Cap from Wärtsilä
Teamwork Smoothed Path of Repair Schedule on FPSO...
PBES Norway and Høglund Marine Automation Announce...
Dramatic Reduction in Fuel Costs and Emissions with Selected Hull Performance Solutions from Jotun

General News

S&P Global Platts Announces Formal Proposal on Additional Crudes for Dated Brent Benchmark
S&P Global Platts, independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, is inviting feedback on its proposal for the addition of new crude grades to the Dated Brent benchmark...

New President of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration...
Asset Guardian Solutions Appoints UK Business Development...
New Presidents of ExxonMobil Production Company and ExxonMobil Development Company

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