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GE Teams with Catapult to "Stay Ashore!"

Nov 20, 2018

GE Renewable Energy and the UK's Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have announced a $11 million four-year research partnership aimed at minimizing the time people have to spend offshore, which will enhance both safety and operating costs for offshore wind farms…

Liftboat Taking on Water in US Gulf

Nov 19, 2018

Fifteen people have been rescued from a liftboat that lost power and is listing and taking in water in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The master of the 134-foot liftboat Ram XVIII reported on Sunday that the vessel had a 45-degree list and no power…

Energean to Drill More in Greece and Israel

Nov 15, 2018

UK-based international oil and gas exploration and production company Energean Oil & Gas said that it is on track to achieve first gas from the Karish-Tanin project off the coast of Israel in the first quarter of 2021.The company with operations offshore Israel…

China Names CNPC Exec Top Energy Official

Nov 14, 2018

China's government has appointed a senior oil industry executive as the country's top energy official, state-run media China Energy News reported on Wednesday.Zhang Jianhua, president of China's largest oil and gas group CNPC, has been named director of the National Energy Administration…

Rosneft's CEO Says VTB Did Not Finance Share Sale

Nov 14, 2018

Russian state bank VTB did not finance the recent deal by Qatar to buy a stake in Rosneft and it is verifiable by looking at who has the oil giant's shares as collateral, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said on Wednesday.Reuters reported last week that…

Gabon Launches Offshore Exploration Round

Nov 07, 2018

Gabon plans to scrap a 35 percent corporate tax on energy companies as part of a revised hydrocarbons law and has launched a new offshore oil and gas exploration licensing round for 34 blocks, Oil Minister Pascal Ambouroue said on Wednesday…

Wind Blowing for Offshore Energy in Ireland

Nov 06, 2018

Ireland is the only country in the EU with a significant Atlantic coastline that is not currently developing offshore wind resources.Up to  1000MW of offshore wind resource in the Irish Sea is deliverable in the immediate future, with 3000MW additional potential there…

Madagascar Opens Fresh Offshore Licensing Round

Nov 06, 2018

Island nation Madagascar puts 44 blocks  in the Morondava Basin up for grabs, detailing exploration and exploitation periods under production sharing contracts.In the framework of the development of Madagascar's oil and gas potential, the Malagasy…

Next-Gen Autonomous Survey Vessels

Nov 06, 2018

Fugro has signed a joint development agreement with autonomous vessel technology firm L3 ASV to create the next generation of autonomous vessels for the commercial survey market.The partnership brings together the expertise of both companies…

Deutsche Windtechnik Goes to Taiwan with Yunlin Deal

Nov 06, 2018

German wind turbine servicing company Deutsche Windtechnik AG said  it is creating a subsidiary in Taiwan where the company will service Wpd’s 640-MW Yunlin offshore wind farm upon completion.At the offshore wind farm Yunlin, Deutsche Windtechnik Co…

Halfwave Wins Pipeline Inspection Work

Nov 02, 2018

Halfwave said it has has been awarded two new in-line inspection (ILI) contracts by Woodside in Australia. The awards have been made as part of a Master Services Agreement (MSA).Woodside is an early adopter of Halfwave’s ultra-wideband acoustic resonance technology (ART) inspection technique…

Australia Awards Seven New Offshore Permits

Nov 02, 2018

The future of oil and gas exploration in Australia looks bright after new offshore petroleum exploration permits were awarded by the Government that could see more than $530 million invested over the next six years.Minister for Resources and…

Standard Drilling Sells PSVs

Oct 19, 2018

New World Supply, where S.D. Standard Drilling (SDSD) has an ownership of 26.2 percent, has completed a sale of two of its six medium sized platform supply vessels (PSVs).According to the Cyprus-based company that offers offshore drilling services to the oil and natural gas exploration industry…

Navigate Response Launched Unlimited Hours Contracts

Oct 17, 2018

Navigate Response, the global crisis communications network for the maritime sector, is introducing unlimited response hours contracts to help its shipping company clients manage the potentially open-ended costs of media management work during a crisis…

Shell Sees Nigeria Corruption Trial Lasting Many Months

Oct 11, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell expects a landmark corruption trial over a Nigerian oil deal to last many months, warning staff of continued critical media coverage in the $1.3 billion case, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.Shell's Legal Director…

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