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Keppel FELS delivers Primus jack-up

Dec 04, 2012

Keppel Fels JackupKeppel FELS delivers new jackup to Oro Negro Keppel FELS has delivered Primus, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to offshore Mexican oil field services company, Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, seven days early and with a perfect safety record…

Study highlights job prospects for minorities

Dec 04, 2012

Photo: ExproMinorities to fill 35% of energy jobs by 2030API President and CEO Jack Gerard released a new report by IHS Global Insight showing the oil and natural gas industry is in a strong position to expand its workforce with minority employees…

Study highlights job prospects for minorities

Dec 04, 2012

Photo: ExproMinorities to fill 35% of energy jobs by 2030API President and CEO Jack Gerard released a new report by IHS Global Insight showing the oil and natural gas industry is in a strong position to expand its workforce with minority employees…

Pangea to build Texas LNG facility

Nov 30, 2012

Pangea aims to build Texas LNG facilityPangea LNG is seeking approval to build a liquefied natural gas export facility at Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, the company announced on 30 November 2012.Pangea has filed an application with the U.S. Department…

PXP finalizes GOM acquisitions

Nov 30, 2012

Holstein | Photo: SeatraxPlains Exploration takes reins on Gulf assets Plains Exploration and Production (PXP) has closed on $6.1 billion worth of Gulf of Mexico assets belonging to BP and Shell, the company announced on 30 November 2012…

VAM expands Houston facility

Nov 30, 2012

VAM's Houston facilityHouston facility tests GOM shale applicationsVAM USA has plans to expand its Houston-based Connection Technology Center to 90,000 sq ft, doubling its R&D capacity, the company announced on 29 November 2012.The…

Black Elk death toll rises

Nov 29, 2012

Black Elk Energy production platformBody indentified as missing Grand Isle workerThe death toll from Black Elk Energy's 16 November platform fire has risen to three as the body of the sole missing worker has been recovered off Grand Isle…

BP barred from U.S. contracts

Nov 29, 2012

Deepwater Horizon accidentEPA says BP shows lack of business integrity The EPA has temporarily banned BP from receiving federal contracts, citing a ‘lack of business integrity' due to its role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, the U…

Foster Wheeler acquires Three Streams

Nov 29, 2012

Three Streams EngineeringFoster Wheeler buys Canadian engineering firmFoster Wheeler has acquired Calgary-based Three Streams Engineering for an undisclosed amount.Three Streams is a multi-discipline full service engineering, procurement…

API sues EPA over biofuels mandate

Nov 28, 2012

EPAThe American Petroleum Institute (API) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia late Monday against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its decision to mandate the use of 1.28 billion gallons of biodiesel in 2013…

Aker to acquire Thurm Energy

Nov 27, 2012

Aker Solutions plans to purchase Canadian asset integrity management (AIM) company Thurm Energy, the company announced on 22 November 2012.The financial details were undisclosed; however, Aker said the acquisition will grow its AIM portfolio and boost its presence in the Atlantic Canada market…

Black Elk fire victim dies

Nov 27, 2012

US Coast Guard PhotoA second worker has died of injuries sustained after a fire broke out on Black Elk Energy's production platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. announced on 23 November 2012.Baton…

Search ends for missing worker

Nov 27, 2012

US Coast Guard PhotoAfter 100 hours of search and rescue efforts, Black Elk Energy has ended its search for a missing worker who vanished following an explosion at its production platform offshore Louisiana on Friday, the company announced on 20 November…

Chevron hits NY Comptroller with ethics complaint

Nov 27, 2012

Thomas DiNapoliChevron has filed a complaint with the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics against state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in connection with the company's ongoing litigation in Ecuador, Chevron announced 20 November 2012…

BP touts Trinidad gas find

Nov 27, 2012

Photo: BPA new discovery at BP's Savonette field offshore Trinidad has doubled the field's estimated reserves to 2Tcf, the supermajor announced on 19 November 2012.The Savonette 4 exploration well encountered an estimated 1Tcf of gas in two reservoir intervals…

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