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  • 12 October 2015

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it has charged a vice president at a Cheniere unit and his friend with insider trading in the Houston-based LNG player in 2011 and 2012. “The SEC has charged Nicolas Zanen, Vice President of Trading at a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy, Inc., and his college friend, Francis J. van […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hyperdynamics, a U.S.-based oil company with operations in Guinea, has reached an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and will pay a penalty for breaching certain sections of the Exchange Act.   Namely, following an investigation, the SEC has found that Hyperdynamics failed to accurately record certain payments made by its subsidiary […]

  • 28 June 2016

    The U.S. government’s agency Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday adopted rules to require resource extraction issuers to disclose payments made to governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals. According to SEC, the rules, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, are intended to further the […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has come step closer to resolving legacy issues with the conclusion of a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation.

  • 30 September 2016

    Oil services company Weatherford has agreed to pay a $140 million penalty to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) claims that it inflated earnings by using deceptive income tax accounting. The agency stated on Tuesday that two of the company’s senior accounting executives at the time have agreed to settle charges that they were […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is closing its investigation into Eni related to its involvement into a license located offshore Nigeria as well as its activities in Congo.

  • 20 November 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling company Vantage Drilling has agreed to pay a settlement fee and resolve the SEC’s investigation into a potential bribery case related to a drillship deal with Petrobras.

  • 29 January 2015

    The SEC has terminated its investigation into Cobalt’s alleged involvement in a bribery case in Angola.

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged shipping conglomerate Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) and its former chief financial officer (CFO) Myles R. Itkin with failing to recognize around USD 512 million in tax liabilities in its financial statements. According to the SEC’s order instituting settled cease-and-desist proceedings, OSG’s credit agreements from 2000 to […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    FMC Technologies, a Houston-based company providing subsea and surface technology to the international oil and gas market, will pay a penalty for overstating profits. According to a statement by the Securities and Exchange Commission FMC Technologies has agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty to settle charges that it overstated profits in one of its […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Chesapeake Energy Corporation confirmed that the company and its Chairman and CEO, Aubrey K. McClendon, have been notified by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that its Fort Worth Regional Office has commenced an informal inquiry and requested that the company and Mr. McClendon retain certain documents. The SEC noted in its request, which was […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) and Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a period of five years, appointing Bahri to transport all the equipment, tools, spare parts and products imported from outside by SEC. The MoU was signed by Engr. Ibrahim Al-Omar, CEO of Bahri and Engr. […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Brazilian oil major Petrobras has said it has paid $682.6 million as part of the non-prosecution settlements entered into last year with the U.S. and Brazilian authorities over the investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

  • 28 June 2016

    Oil, gas and mining companies in the United States will have to disclose payments to governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals, under the new rules adopted by the SEC.

  • 15 October 2007

    ENSCO International Incorporated (NYSE: ESV) announced today that its Contract Status of Offshore Rig Fleet Report has been updated as of October 15, 2007. The Report is available on the Company’s website at https://www.enscous.com and can be accessed from the home page by clicking on “Rig Contract Status.” The Report also can be accessed through […]

  • 28 July 2017

    Oilfield services giant Halliburton has agreed to pay $29.3 million for violation of U.S. foreign corrupt practices laws in relation to its business in Angola. The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday Halliburton was charged for violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) while […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Seismic player CGG has decided to delist its American Depositary Shares from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and deregister with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). CGG said it believes that the costs associated with continuing the listing and registration of its ADSs exceed the benefits received by CGG, as the primary […]

  • 2 May 2017

    The U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into the activities of the U.S. engineering firm KBR’s UK subsidiaries for suspected offences of bribery and corruption related to an ongoing investigation of Unaoil.   The Unaoil probe was launched over a year ago in a case which implicated big multinational oil companies and […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Höegh LNG Holdings said that Höegh LNG Partners (MLP) has made a confidential submission to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of an initial draft registration statement for an initial public offering (IPO) of common units of the MLP. The IPO of the common units is expected to commence after the SEC completes […]

  • 8 May 2019

    Flex LNG has publicly filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the proposed listing of shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

  • 17 January 2007

    ENSCO International Incorporated (NYSE:ESV) announced today that its Contract Status of Offshore Rig Fleet Report has been updated as of January 16, 2007. The Report is available on the Company’s website at https://www.enscous.com and can be accessed from the home page by clicking on “Rig Contract Status.” The Report also can be accessed through the […]

  • 15 February 2007

    ENSCO International Incorporated (NYSE:ESV) announced today that its Contract Status of Offshore Rig Fleet Report has been updated as of February 15, 2007. The Report is available on the Company’s website at https://www.enscous.com and can be accessed from the home page by clicking on “Rig Contract Status.” The Report also can be accessed through the […]