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Oilfield Equipment and Services Spending to Fall to 2005-Low

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Global spending on oilfield equipment and services this year will fall 21% from 2019 to $211 billion, the lowest level since 2005, according to a report to be released on Wednesday by consultancy Spears & Associates, as oil and gas producers slash spending.The decline comes as the coronavirus pandemic has crushed oil and gas demand, and Saudi Arabia and Russia pump full bore in a grab for market share that has shale producers reeling…

Chinese Buyers Snap Up U.S. Oil Purchases at Widest Discounts Ever

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China has increased U.S. crude purchases with some buyers snapping up cargoes at the widest discounts ever as sellers seek to offload excess supplies in Asia, six trade sources said on Wednesday.China started processing in March applications from its companies to waive import tariffs on U…

New CFO for Ocean Installer

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Norway-based offshore oil and gas installation company Ocean Installer has appointed Ingrid Due-Gundersen as new Chief Financial Officer.Due-Gundersen has worked for international shipping company Leif Höegh & Co her whole career. She joined…

Eco Atlantic: Board, Management Salaries Cut up to 40%

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Guyana and Namibia focused oil and gas company Eco Atlantic has said that its board and management have agreed to voluntary pay cuts of up to 40 percent, in the wake of the situation with the coronavirus and the low oil prices.The company has…

PetroVietnam Reduces Salaries to Cope with Coronavirus, Low Oil Prices

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Vietnam Oil and Gas Group is cutting employee salaries to rein in costs as it grapples with low oil prices and a coronavirus pandemic that has infected 212 people in the southeast Asian nation, the company said on Wednesday.The move was part of efforts to cut costs by 15% to 30%…

Polarcus to Cut Jobs, Salaries

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Marine seismic company Polarcus is set to reduce workforce and employees' salaries, and stack survey vessels, as a response to the uncertainty marine seismic industry is facing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and the current low oil prices…

Solstad Offshore, Creditors Agree on Draft Restructuring Plan

Mar 31, 2020

Norway's offshore service vessels (OSVs) supplier Solstad Offshore and its creditors have agreed on a draft restructuring plan, which includes converting 10 billion crowns ($962.17 million) of debt into equity, the company said on Tuesday.The large majority of stakeholders…

Norway: No Oil Production Cuts Despite Price Drop

Mar 31, 2020

Norway's oil production remains profitable despite the recent plunge in prices and it does not plan to shut output, the country's Minister of Petroleum and Energy said on Tuesday.The price of North Sea Brent crude fell to its lowest level in…

Norwegian Oil and Gas Names Ex-Minister as CEO

Mar 31, 2020

Norwegian Oil and Gas Association has appointed Anniken Hauglie, former Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, as its new CEO.The association representing interests of oil and gas companies in Norway expects to benefit from Hauglie's political experience…

Neptune Energy to Cut Spending Plans by $300M

Mar 31, 2020

Private equity-backed gas producer Neptune Energy plans to cut its budget for development projects by around $300 million this year and will not pay a cash dividend to its owners Carlyle and CVC Capital Partners, it said on Tuesday.Following the collapse in oil prices…

Abu Dhabi's Gulf Marine Services Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal

Mar 31, 2020

Abu Dhabi-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS) said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with its syndicate of banks to restructure its debt that will help it weather the coronavirus crisis.London-listed GMS provides support vessels for offshore oil and gas and other energy installations…

ABS to Class Silver Eagle's New Jack-Ups

Mar 31, 2020

ABS, a classification services provider to the marine and offshore industries, will provide classification for a series of 'highly innovative Self-Elevating Drilling Units (SEDU)' for Silver Eagle Global.Silver Eagle, of Manama, Bahrain, says…

CNRI Files Removal Plan for Two North Sea Floaters

Mar 31, 2020

CNR International (CNRI) has filed plans for the removal of the Petrojarl Banff FPSO and the Apollo Spirit FSO, from its Banff and Kyle fields in the North Sea. Apart from the two floaters, CNRI will also remove the associated risers and mooring systems…

COVID-19 Oil Demand Hit Renders OPEC+, Trump Actions Irrelevant

Mar 31, 2020

Imagine for a moment that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia had agreed at the start of this month to extend and deepen their crude oil output cuts. It wouldn't have made the blindest bit of difference.While it was only three and half weeks ago…

SE Asia Rig Market Set for Decline. Deepwater Projects at Risk

Mar 31, 2020

Norwegian energy intelligence company Rystad Energy has painted a bleak picture for the drilling rig market outlook in South East Asia but has also said that Malaysia's Petronas will have a large role in where the market goes. Further, the intelligence…

Current News

Chinese Buyers Snap Up U.S. Oil Purchases at Widest Discounts Ever

Chinese Buyers Snap Up U.S. Oil Purchases at Widest Discounts Ever

Oilfield Equipment and Services Spending to Fall to 2005-Low

Oilfield Equipment and Services Spending to Fall to 2005-Low

New CFO for Ocean Installer

New CFO for Ocean Installer

Eco Atlantic: Board, Management Salaries Cut up to 40%

Eco Atlantic: Board, Management Salaries Cut up to 40%

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