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Atwood Beacon jackup to leave Israel for Italy

Jun 10, 2013

On June 5, Houston-based Atwood Oceanics Inc. announced a new drilling services contract with Eni S.p.A. for the Atwood Beacon. The independent leg cantilever jackup rig is currently working offshore Israel but will finish by July 2013. The…

Maersk launches oil industry computer game

Jun 10, 2013

Maersk launched a new computer game called Quest for Oil, which the company designed to open the oil business to everyone.  Quest for Oil is the first game of its kind and with the convergence of forces, innovation and technology. Maersk…

PPE opens new Houston facility

Jun 07, 2013

Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE), opened its new Houston facility on May 30th.  The facility is located on the Sam Houston Tollway, northwest of downtown. Brett Finley, VP of Fluid & Metering Technologies and PPE’s Managing Director Paul Gillyon…

Forum, Quantum to acquire Global Tubing

Jun 06, 2013

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.  and Quantum Energy Partners have entered into a definitive agreement to jointly acquire Dayton, Texas based Global Tubing from ARC Financial Corp., a Calgary-based private equity firm, and a group of investors…

CGG appoints new Senior VP

Jun 06, 2013

Christophe Barnini has been appointed as Senior Vice President, group communications for CGG. Barnini will report to Jean-Georges Malcor, CEO of CGG, and has become a permanent member of CGG’s management committee. This appointment took effect on 15th May 2013…

GE wins Pemex subsea deal

Jun 05, 2013

GE Oil & Gas and Pemex Exploration and Production have signed an US$84 million agreement for the supply and installation of subsea wellheads for Pemex’s deepwater and ultra-deepwater drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement…

Shell picks FMC for subsea trees

Jun 05, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Shell for subsea equipment for its portfolio of projects in the Gulf of Mexico. The scope includes the supply of 12 enhanced vertical deepwater trees and controls. 'FMC Technologies has been…

Marathon recruits new CIO from Anadarko

Jun 05, 2013

Bruce A. McCullough was selected to succeed Thomas K. Sneed (pictured) as VP and CIO of Marathon Oil, beginning June 17, 2013. McCullough joins Marathon Oil from Anadarko Petroleum Corp. where he is currently the director of Global Business Systems…

GE tapped for supply vessel propulsion

Jun 04, 2013

GE’s Power Conversion business was awarded a contract by the Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Fl. The contract entails GE supplying integrated diesel-electric power, propulsion and vessel control systems for two multipurpose supply vessels (MPSVs) with installed horsepower of 12…

Keppel O&M to build US$800 million semi

Jun 04, 2013

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) through its subsidiaries Caspian Rigbuilders BV (an affiliated company of Keppel FELS) and Caspian Shipyard Company (CSC), has secured a contract from Caspian Drilling Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)…

DNV focuses on shipping safety

Jun 03, 2013

DNV Maritime Oil and Gas is increasing its focus on ship safety when identifying critical issues in shipping. An extended focus on risk-based rules, safety barriers and identifying high-risk areas are ways the company plans enhance safer shipping…

Peru launches offshore round

Jun 03, 2013

Nine offshore oil concessions are up for grabs in Peru's international bid round, which the country launched on Friday, 31 May 2013. The government estimates that the round could rake in US$450 million with companies investing a minimum of $50 million…

HRT spuds Murombe prospect

Jun 03, 2013

HRT's wholly-owned subsidiary HRT Walvis Petroleum Ltd., has the spud-in of the Murombe-1 (2212/06-1) off Namibia, the second offshore well in its back-to-back exploratory drilling campaign.  The well is targeting the Murombe Prospect…

GAC and POLOG partner for Arctic

May 30, 2013

GAC Norway AS and Polar Logistics Group APS (POLOG) have partnered to strengthen GAC’s network within the Arctic Circle. The move is the latest stage in the company’s strategy to better serve the Arctic region by bringing together organizations…

Atwood Eagle wins work off Australia

May 30, 2013

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. through one of its subsidiaries, has won a drilling services contract for the semisubmersible rig Atwood Eagle. This contract is for a term of 24 months and will be performed offshore Australia at a day rate of approximately $460…

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