Popular news, January 26 – February 1, 2015

The most popular article of the last week was a story about a new smartphone launched for use in hazardous areas in the offshore market. This new smartphone was designed for operationally challenging environments such as the North Sea. 

You also read about three oil majors, Chevron, BP, and ConocoPhillips, teaming up for Gulf of Mexico exploration; a list of five oil & gas companies themes to look out for in 2015 issued by Wood Mackenzie; an article about OSV damaging a gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico; and an exclusive from Ocean Rig, an offshore drilling contractor, denying media speculations that the company is looking to swap drillships for tankers.


Scroll down for more popular news.


1. New smartphone launched for offshore oil & gas sector


2. Three oil majors team up for Gulf of Mexico exploration


3. 5 Oil & Gas companies themes to look out for in 2015


4. Will falling oil prices boost plug & abandonment ops?


5. OSV damages Gulf of Mexico platform


6. New Russia-Turkey offshore pipeline route approved


7. Exclusive: Ocean Rig dismisses media writings

Offshore Energy Today Staff