Offshore North America News - page 188

Spectra buys Express-Platte pipeline

Dec 11, 2012

Spectra Energy Corp announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 100% of the ownership interests in the Express-Platte Pipeline System from Borealis Infrastructure, the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners for $1…

Canada OKs CNOOC, Petronas bids

Dec 10, 2012

Prime Minister Stephen HarperCanada grants approval for Nexen, Progress grabsThe Canadian government announced on Friday that it would approve two controversial investments in local firms by foreign state-owned companies.Minister of Industry…

Testing Times

Dec 09, 2012

Four independent testing rooms, an integrated command and control center, a core preparation laboratory, and an extensive perforated core analysis laboratory for post-test evaluation are among the facilities at Halliburton’s new state-of…

Enbridge plans $6.2B expansion

Dec 07, 2012

Light Oil Market Access Program mapPipeline expansion targets light oil markets Enbridge Inc. has received shipper support to proceed with a $6.2 billion program to expand access to markets for growing volumes of North Dakota and western Canada light oil production…

Richard Williams named president of Baker Hughes’ US Region

Dec 07, 2012

Richard Williams has been named president of Baker Hughes’ US Region. Previously the company’s Gulf of Mexico region president, Williams’ responsibilities in his new role include overseeing the US land region and the Gulf of Mexico geomarket.

Mark Papa presented with the 2012 L Frank Pitts Energy Leadership Award

Dec 07, 2012

Mark Papa chairman and CEO of US independent EOG Resources was presented with the 2012 L Frank Pitts Energy Leadership Award by the Dallas-based Maguire Energy Institute at SMU Cox School of Business. The award recognises a spirit of entrepreneurship…

Max Ruelokke named CEO of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board

Dec 07, 2012

Max Ruelokke has been named as CEO of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board. Chairmanship of board has now transferred to Ed Drover.

David Porter named president of Crystal Engineering

Dec 07, 2012

David Porter has been named president of Crystal Engineering. He has been with the company for nine years.

Bill Smart appointed North America BDM for Aquatic Engineering & Construction

Dec 07, 2012

Bill Smart has been appointed North America BDM for Aquatic Engineering & Construction. He previously served in engineering and project management roles with Oceaneering Intervention Engineering, Oil States and Global Compression Services.

FMC Technologies and Edison Chouest Offshore

Dec 07, 2012

FMC Technologies and Edison Chouest Offshore formed a joint venture based in Houston to provide integrated vessel-based subsea services for offshore oil and gas fields globally. The JV will offer equipment intervention, riserless light well intervention…

Weatherford International

Dec 07, 2012

Weatherford International officially opened a new strategic base for Asia Pacific operations in Singapore last month to meet increasing demand for services across the region. The four-storey facility brings together the company’s 300-strong…


Dec 07, 2012

ITT plans to invest $22 million in its Seneca Falls, NY, manufacturing operations and R&D laboratory to better serve the global oil & gas market. The corporation is in the process of adding Bornemann Pumps to its existing Goulds Pumps brand…

Cobalt hits homer at N. Platte

Dec 06, 2012

Ensco 8503Cobalt says deepwater oil find is significant Cobalt's deepwater Gulf of Mexico prospect North Platte has encountered significant oil pay, the company announced on 5 December 2012.Cobalt characterized the discovery as containing…

Reflex Marine holds FROG demo

Dec 04, 2012

The FROG in actionReflex Marine demos FROG transport in HoustonReflex Marine, a global leader in safe marine transfer solutions, has attracted interest from operators in the Gulf of Mexico after hosting a crane and lifting open day at its new Accredited Service Center (ASC) in Houston…

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…

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