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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…

NZ awards exploration blocks

Dec 11, 2012

Offshore leasing blocksAnadarko, TAG Oil secure multiple NZ leases New Zealand's government has awarded 10 exploration permits during its 2012 block offering, the country's petroleum and minerals agency announced on 11 December 2012.The ministry said that the block offering…

Kongsberg in Apply Nemo buyout

Dec 11, 2012

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS (KOGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG), has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Apply Nemo AS, an independent supplier of advanced engineering services…

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…

Marathon COO resigns

Dec 10, 2012

David E. Roberts, Jr.David Roberts resigns as Marathon Oil's COODavid E. Roberts, Jr. has resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Marathon Oil Corporation, the company confirmed on 10 December 2012.Roberts' resignation is effective 14 December…

Mozambique Channel Discovery holds sole Comoros license

Dec 10, 2012

In October 2012, the government of the Comoros Islands issued a statement that only one company, Mozambique Channel Discovery Ltd. (MCD), a subsidiary of Luxembourg-based Boulle Mining Group, has oil and gas exploration and production rights throughout the territorial waters of the Comoros…

Toogood, Johansen named to Energistics board

Dec 10, 2012

Energistics, the upstream oil and gas standards consortium, announced today that Eric Toogood, Diskos Manager for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), and Espen S. Johansen, Ph.D., Vice President Marketing and Commercialization – Production and Completion Systems for Weatherford…

Mighty Moorings

Dec 09, 2012

Subsea mooring connector specialist First Subsea has invested over £200,000 in new mooring connector test rig facilities at its production site in Lancaster, UK. Designed for proof load and minimum breaking load testing up to 2600te (25…

Rope Trick

Dec 09, 2012

UK business minister Michael Fallon opened market leader Bridon International’s new state-ofthe-art wire rope manufacturing facility in Newcastle last month. The event marked the commencement of manufacturing at Bridon Neptune Quay, developed…

Portugal Plant

Dec 09, 2012

Lankhorst Ropes offshore division has relocated its Portuguese production facility for deepwater mooring ropes and single point mooring (SPM) hawsers to a new purpose-built factory on the coast at Viana do Castello, about 80km north of Porto…

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…

Rosneft, Exxon form tight oil project

Dec 07, 2012

ExxonMobil's Rex TillersonMajors to jointly develop Siberian tight oil Rosneft and ExxonMobil signed a pilot development agreement establishing a joint project to assess the possibility of commercial production of tight oil reserves at the Bazhenov and Achimov formations in Western Siberia…

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…

ITT

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…

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