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Costain acquires EPC Offshore

Aug 01, 2013

EPC Offshore was acquired by Costain, one of the UK's Tier One engineering solutions providers. The deal marks the launch of Costain Upstream, a new divisional operation combining EPC Offshore’s capabilities with ClerkMaxwell, the oil…

PG provides marine tanks for new PSV

Aug 01, 2013

Norway's PG Marine Group is to provide six of its PG-MACS tanks for a newbuild dual-fuel platform supply vessel (PSV). The vessel, to be built at the Remontowa Shipyward, Romania, will be operated by Siem Offshore on long term charter to Norske Shell…

Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 233: 21 million acres offered

Jul 30, 2013

The US Dept. of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced final details for the Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 233. The sale will take place on August 28 and will cover about 20.7 million acres off Texas for oil and gas exploration and development…

OIS launches Wellintel service for decommissioning

Jul 30, 2013

Offshore Installation Services Ltd (OIS), an Acteon company, launched a new service designed to help operators fulfill their suspended well decommissioning plans. Wellintel is a well data collection and review service that gathers and prepares…

BP-led group takes control of Trans Asiatic Pipeline

Jul 30, 2013

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) announced today that BP Plc, Azeri SOCAR, France's Total SA, and Belgian Fluxys—members of the international consortium developing the giant Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan—have exercised their option to join the Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP)…

Tunisia: Circle Oil increases offshore, onshore investments

Jul 29, 2013

Irish independent Circle Oil Plc announced today that its subsidiary, Circle Oil Tunisia Ltd., has increased its stake in the offshore Mahdia license to 100%, after acquiring the remaining 30% working interest from Tethys Oil & Mining Inc…

BG strikes more gas offshore Tanzania

Jul 29, 2013

BG Group has made another gas discovery on its latest exploration well offshore Tanzania, adding to the potential for LNG development in the country.  The Mkizi-1 well in Block 1, was drilled by the Deepsea Metro I drillship in 1301m deep water…

Cluff adds to underground coal gasification acreage

Jul 26, 2013

Exploration firm Cluff Natural Resources (CNR) has been awarded rights to explore for offshore underground coal gasification prospects off the UK's coastline.  The rights are through two conditional underground coal gasification (UCG) licences…

BG finds Tanzania gas

Jul 25, 2013

BG Group has made a natural gas discovery in the Ngisi-1 well in Block 4 off Tanzania. The well, drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship, appraised the Chewa gas field resulting in an upgrade in estimated recoverable resources in the block…

CNR International signs PSC

Jul 25, 2013

CNR International signed a production sharing contract (PSC) for Block CI-12 off Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), with a 60% working interest. CNR International will operate the block, located west of the company’s Espoir and Baobab fields, in 250-300m water depths…

NOIA’s Randall Luthi Testifies at U.S. Senate Hearing

Jul 24, 2013

NOIA’s Randall Luthi Testifies at Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing Says Revenue Sharing and Offshore Access are Inextricably Linked During testimony today at a US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on offshore energy revenue sharing…

Eni and Rosneft gather Barents seismic

Jul 24, 2013

Eni and Rosneft began seismic operations in the icefree portion of the Russian Barents Sea. A 9950km 2D seismic survey is planned over the Fedynsky and Central Barents license areas. Eni and Rosneft formed joint venture companies to operate each of the Russian offshore projects…

BassDrill undergoes name change

Jul 23, 2013

Houston-based BassDrill Ltd. is changing its name to Atlantica Tender Drilling Ltd.  This change is part of a larger rebranding effort designed to reflect the growing strength of the company. “Atlantica is the name given to an ancient…

Wood Group wins Esso Highlands contract

Jul 23, 2013

Wood Group PSN was awarded a contract by Esso Highlands Ltd., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to support its Papua New Guinea (PNG) liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations…

Lundin spuds well on Biotitt prospect

Jul 23, 2013

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) began drilling of exploration well 16/4-7 in PL544. The well will target the Biotitt prospect, which is located some 35 km south of the Edvard Grieg Field and 46 km southwest of the Johan Sverdrup Field…

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