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Subsea Global Solutions Acquires Muldoon Marine Services

Nov 05, 2018

Commercial diving company Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) said it has acquired Muldoon Marine Services (Muldoon), a commercial diving firm based in Long Beach, Calif.'This is an exciting day for the SGS family as this acquisition will further…

Rowan Renaissance Wins Total Contract

Nov 05, 2018

Rowan Companies plc announced Monday that its R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship Rowan Renaissance has been awarded a contract in Mexico by Total with a firm term of one well with an estimated duration of 60 days. The agreement includes three…

Chevron Profit Doubles

Nov 02, 2018

U.S. oil and natural gas producer Chevron Corp on Friday reported that its quarterly profit doubled on record oil and gas production, sending its shares up as much as 5 percent.The results reflected strong gains in its oil and gas production…

Exxon Mobil Profit Tops Estimates

Nov 02, 2018

Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday reported a quarterly profit that topped analysts' estimate on higher prices received for its oil and natural gas but its production volumes fell on a year-over-year basis.The company's third-quarter net income rose 57 percent to $6…

Hope on the Gulf of Mexico Horizon

Nov 02, 2018

The Gulf of Mexico’s offshore oil industry appears to be climbing out of the latest downturn.Based on rig counts, well numbers, permitting data and information about sanctioned and expected projects, IHS Markit’s Bob Fryklund, vice president for upstream energy…

ConocoPhillips Announces Leadership Changes

Nov 01, 2018

Houston based E&P company ConocoPhillips announced it has realigned its executive leadership team following news that its executive vice president, Production, Drilling and Projects Al Hirshberg will retire.Effective January 1, 2019, Matt Fox…

Subsea 7 Awarded Additional Work in US Gulf

Nov 01, 2018

Subsea 7 has been awarded a second construction contract for the Vito development located approximately 150 miles south of New Orleans in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, with water depths up to 4,000 feet.The contract was awarded by Enbridge Offshore Facilities…

Pemex Likely to Launch Abkatun-A2 in April

Nov 01, 2018

Mexico's state-run Pemex is expected to start operating in April the largest offshore oil platform built in the country in a decade, which was constructed by McDermott International, an executive of the engineering firm said on Thursday.Pemex…

Rowan Reliance Awarded Fieldwood Contract

Oct 30, 2018

Offshore drilling contractor Rowan Companies plc announced Monday that its drillship Rowan Reliance has been awarded a contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico by Fieldwood Energy LLC.The contract is for a firm term of one year plus three 90-day options…

US Aims to Be Key Source of Global Energy Supplies

Oct 30, 2018

The United States will become a key source of energy supplies to meet growing demand globally, with innovation in technology and financing set to boost U.S. oil and gas production in the next decade, the country's top energy diplomat said.'In the next 5-10 years…

Baker Hughes Predicts Oil Market Growth, Misses on Profit

Oct 30, 2018

Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oilfield services arm, fell just short of estimates for profit in the third quarter while forecasting a rise in North American and foreign markets in 2019 that ran contrary to signals from its peers.The results…

Blackstone Energy Partners Acquires Ulterra Drilling Technologies

Oct 24, 2018

Blackstone Energy Partners announced today that it has entered into binding agreements to acquire a controlling, majority interest in Ulterra Drilling Technologies from affiliates of American Securities LLC.  American Securities and certain…

Van Oord Bags Husky Energy's West White Rose Project

Oct 19, 2018

Dutch offshore and dredging services specialist Van Oord has been awarded the contract to carry out offshore installation works for the West White Rose Project of the east coast of Newfoundland, Canada.The project will give Canadian oil company…

Tidewater, Gulfmark Announce Filing of Definitive Proxy Statement

Oct 17, 2018

Parties say transaction could close on or about November 15, 2018.Offshore services providers Tidewater and GulfMark Offshore announced today the filing of the joint definitive proxy statement and prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange…

Integrated Gas Compression: A Natural Fit for North America

Oct 17, 2018

Natural gas abounds in North America. At the end of 2016, Canada and the U.S. shared 414 trillion cubic feet of proved reserves, with the U.S. the world’s largest producer and Canada the fourth largest. Unsurprisingly, there’s a keen appetite for developing LNG facilities across the continent…

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