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ADNOC Awards $1.83B Drilling-related Services Deals

Aug 31, 2022

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) on Wednesday announced the award of five framework agreements valued at $1.83 billion (AED6.72 billion) for Directional Drilling and Logging While Drilling (LWD).According to ADNOC, the deals are the largest…

Schlumberger, Subsea 7 and Aker Solutions to Form Subsea Engineering Firm

Aug 30, 2022

U.S. engineering firm Schlumberger and Norway's Aker Solutions plan to merge their subsea oil and gas construction business and to bring in a third rival, Oslo-listed Subsea 7, as a partner, the firms said on Tuesday.Aker Solutions will receive…

Schlumberger Lifts Revenue Forecast as Oilfield Services Demand Booms

Jul 22, 2022

Schlumberger NV SLB.N on Friday raised its annual revenue forecast after beating analysts' second-quarter earnings expectations, buoyed by higher demand for its oilfield services and equipment.The company has benefited from a boost in activity driven by stronger oil and gas prices…

CMIC to Deliver Liftboat Jacking Systems to CTW

Jul 21, 2022

Chinese companies CMIC and CTW (Tianjin) Offshore Engineering (CTW) on July 18 signed an agreement for strategic cooperation and supply of four liftboat jacking systems to CTW.'The strategic cooperation framework provides the basis of cooperation for the construction of liftboats…

Baker Hughes Posts Bigger Quarterly Loss on Russia-related Charges

Jul 20, 2022

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes on Wednesday reported a bigger second-quarter loss, hit by a $365 million charge from suspension of its Russian operations and supply chain inflation, dampening the benefits of higher oil prices.The company's shares fell about 4…

Halliburton Sees Years of Oil Drilling Demand after Profits Jump

Jul 19, 2022

Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co on Tuesday posted a nearly 41% rise in second-quarter adjusted profit compared to the first quarter, and predicted multiple years of growth in demand for drilling.Driven by high oil prices, the increase…

Banks to Mop Up New Saipem Shares for 592M Euros after Cash Call

Jul 15, 2022

A pool of banks will have to buy shares worth almost 600 million euros in Saipem SPMI.MI after a cash call by the Italian energy services firm fell short of the 2 billion euro target it was seeking from investors to shore-up its finances.Saipem on…

Aker Solutions Raises 2022 Revenue Outlook

Jul 14, 2022

Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions raised its 2022 revenue outlook as it sees increased activity from oil and gas companies, with tender activity heading for a new record, it said on Thursday.The company now expects its 2022 revenues to rise by around 30% year-on-year…

Saipem Shares Drop After Cash Call Falls Short

Jul 12, 2022

Shares in Italy's Saipem fell as much as 40% on Tuesday after investors subscribed for only 70% of its 2 billion euro cash call, signaling limited confidence in the turnaround plan for the Italian energy services group.Saipem said on Monday it had raised around 1…

Neptune Energy Awards Technical Services Deal to TechnipFMC in Norway

Jul 11, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has awarded a new contract to oilfield services firm TechnipFMC for the performance of technical services in Norway.Bulding on the existing technical service agreement, TechnipFMC will continue to provide a wide range of engineering…

Vår Energi In Strategic Partnership Deals with Aker Solutions, Havfram, and Saipem

Jun 30, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi on Thursday signed strategic partnership agreements with Aker Solutions AS, Havfram, and Saipem for SPS/SURF deliveries, in preparation for record high activity level on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Petrofac Sees Modest Free Cash Outflow, Net Debt Drop

Jun 28, 2022

Oilfield services provider Petrofac Ltd said on Tuesday it expects modest free cash outflow during 2022 due to delays in cash collections from clients, although it projects net debt to be reduced in the second half of 2022.Shares of the company jumped nearly 5% in early trading…

Spending in Global E&P Industry Poised to Accelerate Broadly, Schlumberger CEO says

Jun 22, 2022

Spending in the global oil exploration and production industry is 'poised to accelerate broadly' and drive an increase in production, Olivier Le Peuch, chief executive of top oilfield firm Schlumberger, said at a conference on Wednesday.'The…

Weatherford CFO Jennings to Leave in July

May 16, 2022

U.S. oilfield services company Weatherford International announced Monday that H. Keith Jennings, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, would leave the company on July 31, 2022. '[Jennings'] leaving the company is not the result…

Well Integrity and P&A: HydraWell and READ Agree to Merge

May 16, 2022

Norway's HydraWell and UK-based READ have agreed to merge to create a well integrity specialist focused on late-life oilfield activities, including permanent plugging and abandonment of hydrocarbon wells.According to a statement issued Monday…

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