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Sarawak Seeks to Recoup Tax from Petronas

Nov 21, 2019

Malaysia's state of Sarawak filed a writ summons and statement of claim against national energy firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd on Thursday to recover taxes owed, according to media reports.National news agency Bernama reported that the company…

ABB Tests Subsea Power Technology System

Nov 21, 2019

The completion of a final 3,000-hour test phase of the Swiss-Swedish technology multinational ABB’s subsea power infrastructure signals the culmination of a $100m partnership with world oil majors.The company has officially announced the completion…

Standard Drilling Sells Second PSV

Nov 20, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel owning company Standard Drilling has agreed to sell  Standard Supporter, a large Norwegian built platform supply vessels (PSV) through its wholly owned subsidiary Standard Supporter AS.The Vessel is a large PSV, built at STX Brevik…

Pirates Attack OSV in the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 13, 2019

Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the latest outbreak of robbery and piracy to hit oil platforms and infrastructure in the area…

Tullow Oil Shares Sink

Nov 13, 2019

Tullow Oil cut its outlook for production and cash flow because of persistent problems in Ghana, while revealing that the quality of oil recently discovered in Guyana was heavy in nature, sending its shares down more than 20%.Commenting for…

Bit Effects off Norway

Nov 12, 2019

It’s been quite a week offshore Norway, with Equinor notching a commercial-looking find and ConocoPhillips finding oil and gas, as drill bits turn and investments get the nod.While OE Digital reported Equinor’s find, ConocoPhillips’ discovery…

Pemex Struck by Ransomware Attack

Nov 12, 2019

A ransomware attack hit computer servers and halted administrative work on Monday at Mexican state oil firm Pemex, according to employees and internal emails, in hackers' latest bid to wring ransom from a major company.Hackers have increasingly…

Baker Hughes Wins Subsea Deal from Apache

Nov 07, 2019

Baker Hughes announced today that Apache Corporation’s North Sea subsidiaries have awarded, through a multi-year frame agreement, a suite of subsea equipment and services including six trees, wellheads and an associated service package. This…

Industrial Control Systems, Cyber Security and Hygiene

Oct 30, 2019

SamSam, Shamoon, Stuxnet and Triton are just some of the popular viruses that have been targeted at Industrial Control Systems (ICS). They have caused a lot of damage. Triton’s purpose was causing loss of life; now, that is serious. In the IT security environment…

WAGO Names New PR Coordinator

Oct 28, 2019

WAGO announced Barry Nelson is the newest addition to its Marketing Communications team. Nelson will take the reins as the company’s public relations coordinator overseeing publicity, editorial content, social media and other written material…

Pemex Posts $4.4 Bln Loss

Oct 28, 2019

Slumping revenues pushed Mexico's Petroleos Mexicanos to a net loss of 87.4 bln pesos ($4.43 billion) in the third quarter, but the struggling state oil firm said on Monday it had cut back its hefty debt load, bucking the trend of recent years…

CNOOC Says Production Not Affected by Sanctions

Oct 24, 2019

CNOOC, China's largest offshore oil and gas producer, on Thursday said it would be affected by U.S. sanctions on its COSCO shipping firm but there would be no impact on its oil and gas production.'(The sanctions) will have some impact on our…

GE Powers World’s Largest Crane Vessel

Oct 23, 2019

In September, Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Sleipnir completed its first project, installing the topsides for the Leviathan development in the Mediterranean, a world record lift.At 220 meters long and 102 meters wide…

Mayflower Wind Survey Wraps Up

Oct 22, 2019

Marine surveyor TerraSond said it has completed a high-resolution geophysical survey for Mayflower Wind, 20 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.Over the two-month campaign, which began in July 2019, TerraSond, an Acteon company, acquired…

Swedish Military Blocks Taggen OWF

Oct 22, 2019

Swedish utility Vattenfall  and co-sponsor Wallenstam have cancelled plans to further develop the 300MW Taggen offshore wind project off the south coast of Sweden due to military opposition.According to a Reuters report, te partners, through a joint company called Taggen Vindpark…

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