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Dolphin Drilling Enters Alliance with i3 Energy

Oct 31, 2019

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling announced a two-month contract extension with i3 Energy for use of the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig and agreed to enter into a four-year strategic operations agreement between both companies…

Well Intervention and Stimulation Alliance Formed

Oct 30, 2019

Aker BP, Schlumberger and Stimwell Services have established the Well Intervention and Stimulation Alliance to accelerate and boost oil production.The 5+5 year tripartite agreement was signed by the CEOs of the three alliance partners at a venue at Aker BP’s Headquarter at Fornebu on Tuesday…

Premier Oilfield Group Names Keenan CEO

Oct 29, 2019

Premier Oilfield Group has appointed Patrick “Paddy” Keenan as CEO, beginning October 28, 2019, the oilfield services company announced on Tuesday.Keenan brings to the role experience in both the US and international oil and gas industries,…

Norway Rejects Prosafe-Floatel Merger

Oct 29, 2019

The Norwegian Competition Authority has rejected the proposed merger between Scandinavian offshore accommodation/construction support providers Prosafe and Floatel.Oslo-listed accommodation services player Prosafe in a press release said that it will study the decision in detail…

C-Kore Systems Wins Queen's Award

Oct 25, 2019

C-Kore Systems announced it has been honored with The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, in the Innovation category.The company welcome two Deputy Lord Lieutenants of North Yorkshire, David Kerfoot MBE DL and Trevor Watson JP DL, to its offices near York…

International SOS Invests in Iquarus

Oct 25, 2019

Medical and security risk services company International SOS said it becoming the majority shareholder and taking sole ownership of Iquarus after increased its investment in the Aberdeen business.International SOS, which previously had a minority stake in Iqarus…

LEKOIL Secures $11.5 Mln Debt Facility

Oct 25, 2019

West African focused oil and gas company LEKOIL announced on Friday it has signed a new $11.5 million debt facility with FBNQuest Merchant Bank.The facility has a maturity of four years and is repayable quarterly with a margin of London Interbank…

Keenan Leaves Apache Corp

Oct 25, 2019

Oil and gas industry veteran Steven Keenan, who was credited with a high-profile shale discovery for Apache Corp, resigned on Wednesday from his position as senior vice president of worldwide exploration, the company said on Friday.Houston-based…

Saipem Chasing a Drilling Partner

Oct 24, 2019

Italian oil service group Saipem is pressing ahead with plans to find a partner for its drilling unit to focus on its core business of building offshore installations and pipelines, the company's chief said on Thursday.Saipem makes most of its…

Petrobras Workers Plan to Strike

Oct 23, 2019

Unionized workers at Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, said they will start a general strike on Saturday to press for higher wages as they negotiate a new contract.A group representing 12 oil worker…

TechX Program Launched for a Third Year

Oct 23, 2019

The Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC) has officially launched the third year of its accelerator program, TechX, with the announcement of new industry partner, Equinor.The TechX Pioneer Program – a unique technology accelerator and incubator…

Aker Solutions Eyes Low Carbon Tech

Oct 23, 2019

Aker Solutions aims to adjust its portfolio of products and technologies to include more renewable energy and low-carbon technologies over the next decade, Norway's largest oilfield services firm said on Wednesday.While oil and gas will remain its biggest market…

Swiss File First Charges in 'Car Wash' Probe

Oct 22, 2019

Switzerland has pressed charges against a person in a corruption probe of Brazilian state oil company Petrobras and construction firm Odebrecht, the attorney general's office said, adding it was seeking to conclude the case quickly.Prosecutors in Bern on Tuesday said they suspect the person…

Fugro Enters the South Korean Offshore Wind

Oct 22, 2019

Fugro said on Tuesday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Underwater Survey Technology 21 (UST21) in a move that opens up the South Korean offshore wind farm market.The agreement with UST21 will facilitate collaboration on marine projects in South Korean waters…

Halliburton Promises Cost Cuts

Oct 21, 2019

Halliburton Co on Monday promised more cost cuts after reporting a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly revenue as the oilfield services looks to counter weak demand from North American shale producers, sending its shares up about 7%.The biggest hydraulic fracking services provider…

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