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  • 11 October 2007

    US authorities have charged two men with killing the captain and three crew members of a chartered fishing boat they are accused of trying to hijack. Kirby Archer and Guillermo Zarabozo were found alone in the life raft of the Joe Cool after it was reported missing in the Bahamas last month.

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Archer, the global oilfield service provider, has secured a contract with Statoil for the permanent plugging and abandonment of 12 gas wells on the Heimdal field in the Norwegian North Sea. Palfinger Marine cranes will be used to support the operations. Archer has selected the German rig manufacturer MAX STREICHER GmbH & Co. KG aA […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The IADC (International Association of Drilling Contractors) North Sea Chapter recognised the very best in safety performance at its annual Safety Awards Ceremony held in Aberdeen recently. “The Safety Awards Dinner is our opportunity to applaud the continous efforts of our workforce who strive daily to achieve the safest working environment possible,” said North Sea […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Archer, the global oilfield service provider, has secured a contract with Statoil for the permanent plugging and abandonment of 12 gas wells on the Heimdal field in the Norwegian North Sea. Archer has selected the German rig manufacturer MAX STREICHER GmbH & Co. KG aA for its VDD 400.2 -TOPAZ modular drilling rig to decommission […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Asset intelligence company Archer Knight has completed a £500,000 equity raise. Assisted by M&A and financing experts Gneiss Energy, Archer Knight secured the funds from 22 industry investors throughout the global subsea hubs. The Aberdeen based firm will use the capital to help grow its overall service offering and launch their market intelligence software platforms […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Archer, an international oilfield services provider, will lay off more workers due to drop in activity in the U.S. and Latin America. The company in the first quarter of the year reduced its headcount by approximately 1,200 positions or 13.6% of its total workforce. It also made adjustments to compensation, bonus and benefits plans “in order to […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    What sparked your interest the most in the previous week was an article containing an infographic that details how oil prices affect everything. A research was carried out to investigate how the price of oil has had a huge effect on the global economy and how it impacts our lives in general. You will find that the […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded three drilling contracts for drilling, completion, intervention services, plugging, maintenance and modifications on 18 of its fixed platforms. 

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has exercised options for previously awarded drilling service contracts for fixed installations. Options have been exercised for 17 installations on the Norwegian continental shelf. In 2012, Statoil awarded contracts for four years with options for three times two-year extension to Archer, KCA Deutag and Odfjell. The company now extends the contracts with the suppliers, […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Dear readers, in today’s list of the most read articles of this past week is an article of the arrival of the Pieter Schelte vessel to Rotterdam.  To call it just a ‘vessel’ is an understatement. A platform installation / decommissioning and pipelaying vessel in one, it has been described as a twin-hull behemoth, a giant, the world’s […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oil services company Weatherford has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO) and a President for regional operations, both effective December 13. Weatherford said on Thursday that Christoph Bausch was named the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Bausch joined the company in May of 2016 as Vice President and Controller of Product Lines […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Solstad Offshore has entered into a contract with OMV Taranaki for the provision of a platform supply vessel (PSV) for operations offshore New Zealand. 

  • 24 April 2020
    IT & Software

    Archer Knight has rolled out a new software-as-a-service platform to make it easier for subsea companies to win more business. The Aberdeen-based subsea market intelligence and consultancy firm, formed by Mike Watson & David Sheret, has launched Flowline. The platform gives companies from the subsea supply chain greater insight into where they can find the […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Archer has elected Kjell-Erik Østdahl as chairman of the board and James O’Shaughnessy as a new board member in the company to fill a vacancy on the board. Kjell-Erik Østdahl has had a tenure of 21 years at Schlumberger in a number of senior positions within operations, business development, marketing and executive management in China, […]

  • 27 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 22 – April 28). TechnipFMC Bags iEPCI for ConocoPhillips TOR II Development Shell Makes Blacktip Oil Find in Gulf of Mexico 10 Jobs Up for Grabs as Archer Knight Secures £500K Boost WWII Wreck of SS Iron […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Buccaneer Energy Limited has an update on the “Endeavour – Spirit of Independence” jack-up rig and Buccaneer’s offshore Alaskan projects in the Cook Inlet. The Endeavour is owned by Kenai Offshore Ventures, LLC (“Kenai Offshore”), which is a joint venture between Buccaneer, Singapore based Ezion Holdings Limited and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Seadrill, one of the world’s largest drilling contractors, has announced plans to implement a new management structure to ensure continued safe and efficient operations and support its global strategy. Since acquiring Smedvig ASA in 2006 Seadrill has operated its management service company, Seadrill Management AS out of Stavanger, Norway. Globally the company […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    US electrical grid has the potential to handle large amounts of installed offshore wind capacity which would also lead to less pollution and reduced electricity costs, according to a study carried out by researchers from the University of Delaware and Princeton University.

  • 22 May 2012

    Statoil has on behalf of relevant licensees awarded contracts for drilling services on as many as 18 fixed installations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The contracts are worth a total of NOK 30 billion (USD 5.05 billion), including options. This represents the biggest contract award by Statoil on the NCS since 2010. KCA Deutag, […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Buccaneer Energy Limited provides the following operational update on acquisition of Adriatic XI Jack-Up Rig. The Company’s 50% owned subsidiary Kenai Offshore Ventures, LLC (“KOV”) previously executed a binding Purchase Agreement with Transocean Offshore Resources Limited (“Transocean”) a subsidiary of Switzerland-based Transocean Limited, to acquire the GSF Adriatic XI offshore jack-up rig (“Rig”). The total […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Research & Development

    University of Delaware (UD) researchers, who studied wind conditions at the Cape Wind offshore site, have found that offshore wind in the northeastern United States may be more powerful, yet more unstable than expected.  The findings could have important implications for the future development of offshore wind farms in the U.S., including the assessment of how much […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. food-processing and commodities-trading corporation Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM) has reached an agreement to sell a 50 percent stake in its export terminal in Barcarena, in the northern Brazilian state of Pará, to Glencore. The ADM-Glencore joint venture that will own and operate the facility following the transaction also plans to quadruple the […]