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In Norway, Salaries, Investment Move North

Dec 17, 2019

A slew of reports out of Norway over the past month point to rising oil industry salaries (and therefore costs) after two years that saw heavy investments offshore.For the 225,000 Norwegians who work in oil and gas, both hikes are good news…

S&P Cuts Tullow Oil's Credit Rating

Dec 13, 2019

Ratings agency S&P Global on Friday downgraded Tullow Oil's long-term credit rating to 'B' from 'B+', days after the Africa-focused company's Chief Executive Officer stepped down and it scrapped its dividend.The London-listed company, which…

W&T Takes Over as Magnolia Operator

Dec 12, 2019

W&T Offshore announced it has acquired a 75% working interest in and operatorship of the Magnolia field in the central region of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico from ConocoPhillips for $20 million. The oil-weighted producing property, located in Garden Banks blocks 783 and 784…

Energy Transition and Sustainability Talks at 2020 WPC

Dec 11, 2019

The 23rd World Petroleum Congress will set the scene for a discussion about the energy transition, climate change and innovative technologies.Set for December 6-10, 2020, in Houston, considered the energy capitol of the world, the WPC typically draws 10…

Deckers to Retire as SBM Board Chairman

Dec 11, 2019

SBM Offshore's longtime chairman of the supervisory board Floris Deckers will retire following the company's April 2020 annual general meeting (AGM), the Dutch floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) specialist announced.Roeland Baan…

Rocsole Taps Tienhaara as CEO

Dec 11, 2019

Tomography technology company Rocsole said it has appointed Mika Tienhaara as the new chiefe executive officer starting in 2020.Tienhaara has previously been CEO of the Ascom Separation which was acquired by Sulzer Chemtech AG, and has held various roles in Aker Solutions…

Malaysian State Open to Buying Petronas Stake

Dec 11, 2019

Malaysia's Terengganu state said on Wednesday it was open to buying a stake in national energy giant Petronas, after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he was considering such a sale to raise funds for his heavily-indebted federal government…

Halliburton, Petrofac Sign On Maersk Drilling's Seapulse Pact

Dec 11, 2019

Maersk Drilling said it has signed agreements with services firms Halliburton and Petrofac to collaborate on the exploration program to be delivered under the Danish-based offshore drilling contractor’s master alliance agreement with Bermuda-based explorer Seapulse…

Schlumberger CFO Ayat to be Replaced by Biguet

Dec 10, 2019

Schlumberger NV Chief Financial Officer Simon Ayat is stepping down after nearly 12 years in the role and will be replaced by second-in-command Stephane Biguet, the top oilfield services provider said on Tuesday.Reuters last year reported that Biguet…

Vår Energi Completes ExxonMobil Norway Acquisition

Dec 10, 2019

Having now completed the $4.5 billion acquisition of ExxonMobil’s upstream business in Norway, Vår Energi has doubled its production to become the second largest operator on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) – with more growth planned in the years ahead…

Providence Resources CEO Steps Down

Dec 09, 2019

Providence Resources chief executive officer Tony O’Reilly has stepped down from his position and resigned from the board with immediate effect to pursue outside opportunities, the Irish-based energy company announced.The company's board has initiated a process to identify and recruit a new CEO…

Tullow Production Falls, CEO Resigns

Dec 09, 2019

Tullow Oil said its Chief Executive Officer Paul McDade has resigned and the oil and gas explorer also scrapped its dividends, as it continues to face issues at its fields in Ghana.'While financial performance has been solid, production performance…

Neodrill, InterMoor Partner

Dec 09, 2019

Pre-rig technology solutions company Neodrill announced a global cooperation agreement with mooring, foundations and subsea installation services provider InterMoor for project execution and installation support.Effective immediately, the new…

Zentech, WW Industries Partner

Dec 06, 2019

Two Houston based firms have teamed up to provide offshore drilling rig surveys, engineering and manufacturing for rig modifications or upgrades.Marine engineering and naval architecture firm Zentech Incorporated said it has partnered with fabrication…

Timeline: Saudi Aramco's Winding Road to IPO

Dec 06, 2019

State-run oil giant Saudi Aramco has priced its initial public offering (IPO) at the top of its indicative range, making it the world's biggest flotation by raising more than Alibaba's $25 billion listing in 2014.Here are key events in the Saudi state oil giant's planned stock market debut…

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