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Posted: over 4 years ago

ATP Oil & Gas to pay $41.9M for unlawful oil discharge into Gulf of Mexico

U.S. energy company ATP Oil & Gas has agreed to pay $41.85 million for unlawful release of oil a...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Norway: Downturn in O&G investments to reverse in 2017?

Investment on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) will continue to decline in 2016 and 2017. Work ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Awilco Drilling: 3Q numbers rise, but…

Awilco Drilling, a UK-based driller operating two drilling rigs, has reported a rise in its third qu...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Marco Polo breaks off rig construction deal with Sembcorp Marine

Marco Polo Drilling (MP Drilling) on Tuesday terminated a newbuild rig construction contract with Se...

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  • Business & Finance
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Songa Offshore, DSME in dispute over cost overruns

Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, and South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuil...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hibiscus abandons Sea Lion dry hole (Australia)

Hibiscus Petroleum last week said that the drilling operation at the Sea Lion-1 well, offshore Victo...

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  • Exploration & Production
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China: Drillbit spins at Primeline’s new offshore well

Primeline Energy has started drilling the LS30-3-1 well in the East China Sea using the COSL HYSY 94...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Panoro: Aje drilling done. First oil in January

Panoro Energy on Monday announced the completion of well operations on the Aje field on the OML 113 ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Harland and Wolff completes ‘Byford Dolphin’ CRS

Harland and Wolff, a Belfast-based ship and rig repair yard, has completed the dry docking and SPS c...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Kosmos in second gas discovery offshore Mauritania

Kosmos Energy announced on Thursday that the Marsouin-1 exploration well, located in the northern pa...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Atwood sees rise in profit. Bags Noble contract extension

While many of its competitors in the offshore drilling market have suffered losses and lower revenue...

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  • Business & Finance
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Vantage Drilling: Lower rates, contract cancellation to disturb future profit

Vantage Drilling Company, an offshore drilling contractor with a fleet of three ultra-deepwater dril...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Eni wraps up Guendalina sidetrack (Italy)

Italian oil company Eni has completed the sidetrack well GU2-Dir A at the Guendalina gas field in th...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hibiscus drills dry hole in Sea Lion prospect (Australia)

Even though early results indicated potential, Malaysian Hibiscus Petroleum, an independent oil and ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Paragon Offshore suffers $1B loss. Delays newbuild delivery

Paragon Offshore, a provider of offshore drilling rigs, has expanded its loss for the third quarter ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Husky Energy installs offshore platform in Indonesia. Production set for 2017

Canadian oil and gas firm Husky Energy has moved a step forward towards production from its offshore...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Pacific Drilling’s third quarter profit plummets

Pacific Drilling, an offshore drilling contractor, on Sunday posted a drop in its third quarter 2015...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin spuds Selada well offshore Malaysia

Lundin Petroleum, a Swedish independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has started ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hibiscus hopeful about Sea Lion prospect

Hibiscus Petroleum has found indications of hydrocarbons at its Sea Lion prospect, offshore Australi...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hercules Offshore turns the page

Hercules Offshore, a Houston-headquartered offshore drilling contractor, has completed its financial...

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  • Business & Finance
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Boskalis Subsea extends Maersk Oil’s platform lifetime

Boskalis has completed reinforcing Maersk Oil’s Dan Bravo platform in the North Sea, offshore ...

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  • Equipment
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U.S. Offshore rig count dips

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count report on its website. According to the report...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Centrica cuts costs by employing new drilling method

Centrica Energy Norway, a subsidiary of the UK-based oil company Centrica, has adopted a new drillin...

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  • Equipment
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International offshore rig count falling off

Baker Hughes has reported that the international offshore rig count for October 2015 has declined ye...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Red ink for Songa Offshore

Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has recorded a net loss of $317 million for the thi...

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  • Exploration & Production
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BP speeds up Atoll development (Egypt)

UK oil and gas major BP has signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleu...

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  • Exploration & Production
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