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Partners Bring AI to Energy

Nov 20, 2019

Baker Hughes, C3.ai, and Microsoft Corp. announced an alliance to bring enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to the energy industry on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform.This alliance will enable customers to streamline…

XOCEAN Attracts Funds for Global Growth

Nov 20, 2019

Ocean data company XOCEAN announced the completion of a €7.9 million ($8.8 million) funding round, fully subscribed by existing shareholders, to support its international growth plans.XOCEAN said it has set out to transform the way ocean data…

Angola Lifting All Boats

Nov 19, 2019

Suppliers of drilling and subsea services and equipment may already be feeling the partial lift offered by West African nation Angola clearing offshore investment bottlenecks.On Monday, Bergen-based subsea cable layer, Oceanteam, announced its vessel…

CGG Announces Largest Ever Seabed Survey

Nov 19, 2019

French geoscience company CGG said it will perform its largest seabed survey to date in the UK Central North Sea.Prefunded in part by BP, the multi-client ocean-bottom node (OBN) seismic survey has already received significant industry interest…

Norway's Oil Industry Faces Thinner Margins

Nov 19, 2019

Norway's oil industry faces thinner margins as smaller new discoveries boost per-barrel development costs, Statistics Norway (SSB) said in a report on Tuesday.'In the long term, it appears that the downturn that began in 2013, when output and prices fell…

Jadestone Buys Operating Stake in Maari

Nov 18, 2019

Independent oil and gas producer Jadestone Energy announced it has entered a deal with OMV to acquire its 69% operational stake in the shallow water Maari project offshore New Zealand for $50 million.The Maari Project is a mid-life producing asset located in permit PMP 38160…

Bourbon to Support Total in Namibia

Nov 18, 2019

Bourbon Marine & Logistics announced on Monday that it has been awarded an integrated logistics contract from Total to support the supermajor's deep offshore exploration campaign in South Namibia in 2020. The project scope covers provision of logistics base…

Expro Wins Ichthys LNG Extension

Nov 18, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro reports it has secured a contract extension to supply well test and subsea services for INPEX-operated, Ichthys LNG.The contract will see Expro continue to supply a high rate 175 MMscf/day well testing package…

Swire Seabed Shuttered

Nov 15, 2019

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) announced that it will be closing its wholly owned subsea services subsidiary, Swire Seabed AS and its three associated companies as oilfield services firms continue to feel the effects of the pronged industry downturn…

Saipem/Subsea 7 Merger Would Create Subsea Giant

Nov 15, 2019

Services firm Saipem is considering a merger with rival Subsea 7 in an effort to weather the prolonged industry downturn, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources said to have knowledge of the matter.Commenting on unconfirmed reports, Audun Martinsen…

Partners Target Subsea Gas Seperation

Nov 15, 2019

Aker Solutions said it is working with a group of leading oil and gas operators in a joint industry project that aims to make subsea gas separation a reality.Using CO2 injection to increase recovery rates in offshore oil and gas fields can improve the economics of a field significantly…

Weatherford CFO Steps Down

Nov 14, 2019

Oilfield services company Weatherford International announced on Thursday that Christoph Bausch will step down as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective November 14, 2019 to pursue other opportunities. He will remain with the Company through November 30…

Wärtsilä Opens Support Center in Singapore

Nov 14, 2019

Wärtsilä said it has established its latest Expertise Center (EC) in Singapore to provide support functions, including operational support and dynamic maintenance planning, for marine and energy customers.Together with nine other Wärtsilä EC units around the world…

Neodrill Enters Australian Market

Nov 13, 2019

Pre-rig technology company Neodrill announced it is bringing its CAN (Conductor Anchor Node) technology to Australia and New Zealand. To support this new phase of growth, the role of business development manager for the region has been created…

Foreign Players Unlikely to Bid in Brazil -BP Brazil Head

Nov 13, 2019

Foreign oil companies that have not joined Brazil's last two auctions of offshore 'pre-salt' fields are also unlikely to bid next year, BP Plc's Brazil president told newspaper Valor Economico in an interview published on Wednesday.Adriano Bastos argued that…

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