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Activists Climb Jackup in Dundee

Jan 06, 2020

Activists on Monday boarded a jackup drilling rig in Dundee harbor, in Scotland, aiming to prevent the rig from departing for scheduled drilling operations for Shell in the North Sea.The 'occupied' rig, Valaris' KFELS Super A jackup Valaris Ju-122…

Mexico and Pemex Face Downgrade Risk

Jan 03, 2020

Mexico threw troubled state oil company Pemex a lifeline in 2019 to stop $80 billion in bonds held by investors worldwide being labeled junk by credit rating agencies. Now, investors worry that the state itself is a risk for Pemex.Mexico's creditworthiness came under increasing scrutiny in 2019…

Gould Elected to Oxy Board of Directors

Jan 02, 2020

US based oil and gas company Occidental Petroleum announced on Thursday that former Schlumberger Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Gould has been elected to its Board of Directors effective March 1, 2020.Gould has more than 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry…

Carapa Wildcat Disappoints in Guyana

Jan 02, 2020

Shares of Tullow Oil dropped by nearly a fifth on Thursday as the oil producer's update on the commercial viability of its new well offshore Guyana disappointed investors.Tullow said the Carapa well in the Kanuku offshore block contains oil…

Petrobras Board Member Lins Resigns

Jan 02, 2020

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said on Thursday that board member Clarissa Lins had tendered her resignation.In a securities filing, Petrobras said Lins cited 'professional reasons that prevent (her) at this time from continuing to perform such duties…

Petronas Buys Stakes in Two Campos Fields

Dec 30, 2019

Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) announced it has acquired stakes in two deepwater fields in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.Petronas said on Sunday its subsidiary Petronas Petróleo Brasil Ltda. (PPBL) completed its acquisition…

Top 20 Stories of 2019

Dec 30, 2019

From reporting on major new deepwater discoveries and impressive engineering and technological feats, to expert commentary on impactful market trends, Offshore Engineer delivered no shortage of exciting offshore industry coverage throughout 2019…

Fugro Takes Over Seabed Geosolutions

Dec 30, 2019

Fugro announced on Monday it has entered into an agreement to acquire CGG’s 40% shareholding in Seabed Geosolutions and to terminate the Seabed Geosolutions’ joint venture agreement effective December 30, 2019 in exchange for a cash consideration of $35 million…

Petrobras Approves Sete Brasil Plan

Dec 26, 2019

Petrobras reports that its Executive Board and Board of Directors have approved the final terms of an agreement with Sete Brasil subject to the fulfillment of precedent conditions.The Agreement preserves the terms previously announced: (i) maintenance…

Noble Corp Names Butz CFO

Dec 26, 2019

London-headquartered offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has appointed Stephen M. Butz as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective December 19, 2019.From 2014 until its merger with Ensco plc, Butz served as…

Schlumberger Commits to Emissions Reductions

Dec 20, 2019

Oilfield services firm Schlumberger announced its commitment to setting a science-based target to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement to reduce climate change.Schlumberger has submitted its…

OE’s Top of the Festive Video Pops

Dec 20, 2019

It's that time of the year again, when Christmas trees become, well, actual Christmas trees!Just for you, in our annual ‘top of the corporate festive video pops’ we've pulled together a selection of some of this year's best.A strong strain through many…

Balmoral Invests in Blaze Manufacturing Solutions

Dec 19, 2019

Aberdeen engineering outfit Balmoral Group said it has invested a six-figure sum in Blaze Manufacturing Solutions, taking a 70% stake in the Aberdeenshire-based company.This latest move comes after Balmoral significantly raised its shareholding in another Aberdeenshire company…

Malin Group Eyes Oil & Gas Growth

Dec 19, 2019

Marine services company Malin Group has appointed Alan Hunter in a new business development role, as the company looks to continue its growth in the oil and gas sector.With a presence in the marine industry stretching back over 100 years, Malin…

A Blue/Green Energy Revolution

Dec 17, 2019

A seismic shift in the dialogue around big oil and climate has occurred in the past 12 months. It’s a change in how big oil is orientating itself around what many call the energy transition. Climate goals - governmental, international and industry…

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