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Aker Solutions ASA: Drilling in Houston

Jan 02, 2012

International oil services group Aker Solutions is about to open North America's most advanced drilling equipment simulator in Houston, Texas. The simulator will be available to rig operators with the objective of making offshore drilling operations safer and more cost effective…

BOEM and BSEE: Guidance for Offshore Protection

Dec 30, 2011

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued guidance to oil and gas companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) extending existing guidance…

BV Completes first Energy Management Systems Audit

Dec 21, 2011

Bureau Veritas has completed the first certification audit of any shipping company in the world  to the new standard ISO 50001- 2011 - Energy Management Systems.  Stena’s ship management division,  Northern Marine Management Ltd including  Northern Marine Management (USA) LLC…

OGX, OSX: Countdown for the First Oil

Dec 16, 2011

OGX, the Brazilian oil and gas company responsible for the largest private-sector exploratory campaign in Brazil, and OSX, a private Brazilian corporation that provides equipment and services to the offshore oil and natural gas industry via integrated operations in naval construction…

Western GOM Lease Sale Attracts Bids of $337 Million

Dec 14, 2011

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced that its Western Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale 218, held today in New Orleans, attracted $337,688,341 in high bids and included 20 companies submitting 241…

Salazar to Open Western GOM Lease Sale 218

Dec 14, 2011

Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will open Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 218 in New Orleans today at 9 a.m. CST at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome with brief remarks. The sale, held by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)…

Gulf Firms Moving Cargo, Staff To Distant Rigs

Dec 13, 2011

More than a decade ago, deepwater oil production in the Gulf of Mexico surpassed shallow water output for the first time ever. These days, rigs are found hundreds of miles offshore. Companies need to get equipment, employees, fuel and mud to those sites economically and usually on a tight schedule…

Wishart to lead LR's London Energy Unit

Dec 12, 2011

John Wishart takes the helm as higher energy prices spur asset investment and demand for technical assurance. Wishart, who has assumed the role of Energy Director after joining the organisation from GL Noble Denton, will be based in London…

Reservoir Group Adds Companies and Services

Dec 12, 2011

Reservoir Group has strengthened its portfolio of completion and production services with the announcement that two well intervention specialists have joined the ‘club’. The Tool Company, located in Assen, The Netherlands and the Aberdeen-based firm…

Aker Solutions Maintains Growth Ambition

Dec 08, 2011

Aker Solutions will today announce at the company's capital markets day that it is maintaining its ambition of 9-15 percent annual revenue growth for the period 2011-15 due to a favourable market outlook for the oil services industry. The company…

MOL Earns Ship Energy Efficiency Certificate

Dec 07, 2011

MOL Earns World’s 1st Certification for Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan; Recognizing effectiveness of SEEMP in reducing vessel CO2 emissions. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP*1)…

BOEM to Hold Public Meeting in New Orleans

Dec 07, 2011

BOEM Will Hold Public Hearing on December 8th in New Orleans on Proposed Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a public hearing in New Orleans on Dec. 8, 2011, to provide an opportunity to comment…

World Petroleum Congress Poll on Energy Careers

Dec 07, 2011

Delegates at the World Petroleum Congress believe the oil and gas industry is not doing enough to encourage future generations to join the sector, according to research from GL Noble Denton.  Oil and gas industry professionals believe that…

IHC Merwede Appoints South East Asia CEO

Nov 23, 2011

IHC Merwede strengthens its internationalisation strategy with new CEO for South East Asia.IHC Merwede, a global maritime, engineering and manufacturing group, has appointed Denis Welch as its CEO for South East Asia. He will be responsible…

No Recordable Incidents for Signal Texas

Nov 22, 2011

Signal International announced that on November 16th, 2011, its Texas Operations in Orange, Texas achieved one full year, working 451,116 man-hours, without the occurrence of an OSHA recordable incident. This is a significant safety milestone…

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