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Bumi Armada Profit Up 28.5% in Q1

May 27, 2019

Malaysia's offshore oilfield services firm Bumi Armada announced that its first-quarter net profit jumped 28.5% on-year, mainly thanks to joint ventures, lower cost of sales, and lower distribution costs.Net profit for the January-March period climbed to 62…

TenneT Issues EUR1.25bln Green Bond

May 22, 2019

Netherlands-based transmission system operator TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced another Green Bond issue of EUR 1.25 billion, with proceeds set to be used for investing in offshore wind.The Green Bond issue is split in two tranches…

Tyne Port Attracts Offshore Wind Players

May 22, 2019

The Port of Tyne, which comprises the commercial docks in and around the River Tyne in Tyne and Wear in the northeast of England, is increasing their offer to potential offshore wind manufacturers.Offshore wind could provide 30% of Britain's electricity generation by 2030…

EMGS Proposed Changes to its Board

May 21, 2019

The chairman of the board of directors of the Norwegian geophysical services company Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS), Eystein Eriksrud, has notified the company that he will not seek re-election at the end of his current service period…

Brookfield Eyes TeeKay Offshore Partners

May 20, 2019

Canada-based Brookfield Business Partners has made an offer to purchase the publicly traded units of Teekay Offshore Partners (TOP), midstream services provider to the offshore oil production industry,  that it doesn't already own.The offer was for $1…

Bristow Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

May 15, 2019

Offshore helicopter services provider Bristow Group filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after reaching a deal with senior bondholders on a plan to slash its debt load.The struggling Houston-based helicopter operator for offshore oil and…

Aqualis, Braemar Form Offshore Alliance

May 14, 2019

Offshore engineering consultant Aqualis has entered into an agreement to acquire the marine, adjusting, and offshore business lines from the London-based  Braemar Technical Services (BTS), a division of Braemar Shipping Services,  in exchange for an equity stake in the group…

LNG Trailblazer Eisbrenner Dies at 58

May 13, 2019

Kathleen M. Eisbrenner, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry pioneer and Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors at US based LNG development company NextDecade Corporation, has passed away at the age of 58.Eisbrenner enjoyed a remarkable career…

Geoquip Marine Names Laloe as Director

May 13, 2019

Switzerland-headquartered  geotechnical engineering and offshore drilling company Geoquip Marine has announced the appointment of industry veteran Jean-Luc Laloe to its Board of Directors.Jean-Luc, who has almost 40 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas industry…

Weatherford to File for Bankruptcy

May 13, 2019

Irish-domiciled multinational oil and natural gas service company Weatherford International has entered into an agreement with its top creditors that will allow the company to file for a 'prepackaged' Chapter 11 bankruptcy - after more than four years without making a profit…

Survitec Restructures Offshore Division

May 13, 2019

Survitec Group, a manufacturer of marine safety and survival equipment, has restructured its offshore division to better serve customers with assets operating in the oil, gas and wind (renewable) energy sectors, it said.The reorganization of…

Ørsted Green Bonds Successful

May 10, 2019

Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has secured nominal GBP 900 million through the issuance of green senior bonds.The fund is to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investment in the offshore wind farm Hornsea 2 in the United Kingdom with a capacity of 1…

Semco Chosen for 'Energean Power' FPSO

May 09, 2019

TechnipFMC has chosen Semco Maritime to deliver telecommunication systems, topside firefighting equipment and safety equipment for the ‘Energean Power’ FPSO for the Karish & Tanin fields, offshore Israel.As a total systems integrator Semco Maritime…

ExxonMobil, ADNOC Eye Upstream Collaboration

May 07, 2019

US oil giant ExxonMobil and Abu Dhabi's national oil company have met to discuss new opportunities for collaboration in the upstream and downstream sectors. The discussions were held during a joint visit to review the two firm's US$ 30 billion (AED 110 billion) Upper Zakum expansion project…

Anadarko Backs Occidental's Revised Bid

May 07, 2019

Anadarko Petroleum Corp’s board on Monday backed a US$38 billion bid from Occidental Petroleum Corp, adding pressure on rival Chevron Corp to raise its offer or walk away from the takeover contest.The decision capped a series of moves by Occidental…

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