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  • 16 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Exxon Mobil Corporation said it would donate $1 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide disaster relief assistance in response to the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The company has also implemented a worldwide program to match employee, retiree, dealer and distributor donations to Japanese disaster relief, up to a further […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Exxon Mobil Corporation announced yesterday it will donate $500,000 to the American Red Cross to provide disaster relief assistance in response to the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma and the southwest United States. “We extend our heartfelt sympathies to all who have been impacted by the devastating tornadoes,” said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Sabella, a Frech tidal energy developer, has installed its D10 tidal turbine at Fromveur Passage, off Ushant Island. Sabella has completed the turbine installation yesterday, June 25, at 6.30 pm. Tidal Energy Today spoke to Sabella who confirmed that the company will continue with the operation of connecting the turbine to the island today. Sabella […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands and Myanmar are making good progress in cooperation in the field of water management, Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment said during her visit to Myanmar. Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen and Myanmar’s Vice President U Nyan Tunthe, attended the seminar Developing Myanmar Waters Sustainably: from Vision to Implementation […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Research & Development

    The Block Island Residents Association (BIRA) sent the results of a poll regarding the Block Island Wind Farm to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which show that 53% of the interviewed people are in favour of the project and 38% are opposed to it, writes The Block Island Times. The results of the public […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The Deep-Sea Scientific Drilling Vessel Chikyu, operated by Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), has completed the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 343 for Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project (JFAST). The scientific objective of this expedition was to reveal the frictional properties of the plate boundary fault which caused the Tohoku […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Exploration & Production

    A looming offshore rig workers’ strike in Norway has been averted as the employers and the workers have reached a settlement on wages through mediation. To remind, the SAFE union had threatened its workers aboard rigs “Rowan Viking” and “Rowan Gorilla” would go on a strike should the mediation fail. However, the strike has been […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bilfinger Salamis UK has been awarded a contract for technical manpower services on Shell UK southern North Sea assets.

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has issued a response to the reports that the oil and gas sector could create up to 39,000 jobs in the UK over the next two years, according to new research released today by the Bank of Scotland. Dr Alix Thom, Oil & Gas UK’s employment and skills issues manager, says […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Certification & Classification, Technology

    Classification society DNV GL has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a concept of maritime Re-Fire fuel cell application, jointly developed by electric mobility solutions provider eCap and fuel cell technology developer Re-Fire Technology. The partnership was launched back in 2019 as the two companies decided to combine the technical and economic know-how for […]

  • 21 April 2011

      Fluor Corporation announced today that its Houston, Texas, office recently achieved the significant safety milestone of 100 million safe work hours without a lost-time incident. During the 17-year span, dating back to 1994, thousands of office employees have worked safely with no lost-time injuries. To commemorate the occasion, the company held a celebration for […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers began searching for 10 sailors from USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), missing since the guided-missile destroyer and merchant vessel Alnic MC collided early on August 21, 2017. Equipped with surface supplied air rigs, divers will access sealed compartments located in damaged parts of the ship. Additionally, they will conduct […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The international oil & gas advisory and classification society, DNV GL, has elected two new people for roles at its Aberdeen office in an effort to further develop its consultancy services.  DNV GL said that Peter Boyle was named as the Aberdeen Operations Manager while John Morgan would be taking up the role of UK […]

  • 20 August 2010

    Tideland Signal and its agents P.C. Jansen have upgraded a package of aids to navigation that will be used by Seaway Heavy Lifting’s HLV Stanislav Yudin to install a new platform for GDF SUEZ E&P Nederland BV in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The revised package consists of a Tideland ML-300 MaxLumina lantern, […]

  • 25 April 2012

    API’s Chief Economist John Felmy told reporters yesterday that when America’s oil and natural gas industry reports solid earnings it means jobs are being created and more revenue is being delivered to government. He said raising taxes on the industry would hurt both jobs and revenue: “If first quarter earnings are solid, it will be […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has reached an agreement with Rex W. Tillerson, former chairman and chief executive officer, to sever all ties with the company to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements associated with his nomination as secretary of state. To remind, after the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in December 2016 elected Tillerson as his choice for secretary […]

  • 23 November 2012

    Kleven Verft has delivered OLYMPIC TAURUS, a Multipurpose Offshore Vessel with diesel electric propulsion, low fuel consumption and high flexibility to the Olympic Shipping AS on November 20th 2012. The vessel represents a new generation of environmentally friendly and operational state of the art multipurpose vessels, where much attention is put on fuel economy, low […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) will provide an independent performance assessment of Verdant Power’s 5th Generation (Gen5) tidal turbine system to be deployed for commercial demonstration in New York City’s East River in 2020. The deployment will be conducted under Verdant Power’s Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) project and will be comprised of three […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Brazilian oil and gas services provider Ocyan, formerly known as Odebrecht Oil & Gas, has been awarded a contract for the Norbe VI rig by Petrobras. 

  • 17 August 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Oil prices fell to near six-year lows on Monday as Japan’s economy contracted and producers in the United States added drilling rigs for a fourth straight week despite a recent rout in prices.

  • 19 August 2020
    Business developments & projects

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been designated with Renewable Energy Testing Laboratory (RETL) status, the highest international designation for marine energy test laboratories. RETL designation is awarded by the International Electrotechnical Commission – Renewable Energy System (IECRE) which operates a global certification system addressing three renewable energy sectors: solar photovoltaic (PV), wind energy, […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]