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Genel signs rig for Africa campaign

May 01, 2013

Genel Energy is pleased to announce that it has signed a drilling rig contract with Noble Corporation for its African offshore drilling programme. The Noble Paul Romano deepwater, semisubmersible rig will be used to deliver a high impact drilling campaign over a 2 year period…

Tanzania success for BG Group

May 01, 2013

BG Group today announced it had completed another successful drill stem test in Block 1 offshore Tanzania, with initial results from the Mzia-2 well showing better than expected properties in the deeper Cretaceous reservoir.  The test on Mzia-2…

Nordic awarded Danish licence

May 01, 2013

Nordic Energy PLC, a company focussed on making investments in the North Sea oil and gas sector, is pleased to announce that NikOil Limited (‘NikOil’), a private company jointly owned by the Directors of Nordic, has been awarded by the Danish Government the 3…

David Kemp joins Wood Group

May 01, 2013

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO). David Kemp joins Wood Group's largest division from Trapoil, an independent E&P company where he was financial director. He replaces Duncan Skinner, who is retiring from the industry…

OTC.13: IHC Merwede presents vessels, technological innovations

May 01, 2013

The IHC Merwede stand (number 2625) will feature a diverse range of innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support activities at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). The company is exhibiting at the annual event in Texas…

PGS' Ramform Sovereign

Apr 30, 2013

With 70m broad stern, Petroleum GeoServices' (PGS) new Ramform Titan holds the honor of being the widest streamer vessel, capable of towing 24 streamers. Before the Ramford Titan, there was the 22 streamer Ramford Sovereign. Unveiled in 2008…

Gardline in Brazil oil spill JV

Apr 30, 2013

Gardline Marine Sciences, the world’s largest independently owned survey group, and OceanPact, Brazilian leading oil spill response company in Brazil, today announced the establishment of a joint venture\. he new company is to be called Gardline Marine Sciences do Brasil S…

Jim Hepburn joins Coretrax

Apr 30, 2013

Aberdeen-based oilfield services firm Coretrax Technology Limited has appointed an operations manager to focus on the planning, development and execution of wellbore cleanup and displacement. In his new role, Jim Hepburn is responsible…

Ferguson agrees East Africa partnership

Apr 30, 2013

The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of DNV 2.7-1/EN12079 certified containers, tanks, baskets, refrigeration containers, accommodation and engineering modules to the offshore energy sector, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Alpha Logistics Services (EPZ) Ltd…

Fairfield starts 3D seismic in North Sea

Apr 30, 2013

Fairfield Energy, the North Sea-focused independent oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the start of a 400km² Broadband 3D seismic survey over their recently awarded 27th Round Licence P2089 Block 43/28. The survey will be acquired…

Siem Offshore orders cable layer

Apr 30, 2013

Siem Offshore has entered into a shipbuilding-contract with Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Poland.   The contract has been signed for the construction of a dynamically positioned Cable Lay Vessel (“CLV”) scheduled for delivery in April 2015…

Corac wins Tullow North Sea study

Apr 29, 2013

Corac Group plc, a group of innovative UK based engineering companies, active in energy and environmental technologies, is pleased to report that its subsidiary Corac Energy Technologies (CET) will commence a funded feasibility study on behalf of FTSE 100 global oil and gas explorer…

TWMA wins W. African processing gig

Apr 29, 2013

TWMA has been awarded a contract to supply its offshore processing services to support Glencore Exploration Cameroon Ltd’s drilling campaign offshore Cameroon. The 400-day contract, which commenced in March this year, is TWMA’s first offshore thermal processing project in the region…

Tekmar invests £1m in north east

Apr 29, 2013

Tekmar, the leading subsea technology company, has announced a £1million investment programme, which will more than treble the size of its North East England facility and create in excess of 30 new jobs. The Newton Aycliffe-based company…

New Exec VP for Songa

Apr 29, 2013

Songa Offshore SE today announced the recruitment of Jan Rune Steinsland as new Executive Vice President of Songa Offshore SE. Steinsland will report to interim CEO Jens A. Wilhelmsen and work alongside CFO Geir Karlsen to strengthen the company's financial control and reporting structures…

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