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26.06.2014 COSL Charters a New Drilling Rig, Excellence I

China Oilfield Services Limited (“COSL” or the “Group) announced that it has chartered a 400-feet jack-up rig, “Excellence I”, from ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. under an operating lease, and a naming ceremony for this rig hosted earlier today.

23.06.2014 Lukoil Eyes Stake in Hess Project Offshore Ghana

Lukoil and US independent Hess Corp. are said to be in talks regarding a project offshore Ghana. Lukoil is considering picking up a stake in Hess’ Deepwater Tano/Cape Three Points Block.

19.06.2014 Statoil makes another high-impact gas discovery offshore Tanzania

The discovery in the Piri prospect is Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil’s sixth discovery and the fifth high-impact discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania.

17.06.2014 Lukoil teams up with Gazprom in Barents

Russia’s largest private oil company turns away from last year’s statement not to invest in Arctic offshore.

16.06.2014 INPEX awarded permit to explore Block WA-504-P (Exploration Block) offshore Western Australia

INPEX Browse E&P Pty Ltd (INPEX Browse), am INPEX subsidiary, was awarded an exploration permit for Release Area WA-504-P (the Block), the company reported in a news release.

12.06.2014 Fine Tubes to Supply Advanced Tubing for Total’s Egina Project

Fine Tubes has been awarded a major order by FMC Technologies for the supply of advanced tubing for Total's offshore Egina project, the company reported in a news release.

11.06.2014 ‘World first’ 10k High Pressure Riser System completed by Aquaterra Energy

Aquaterra Energy has successfully completed the ‘world’s first’ installation and retrieval of a 10,000psi rated, 25” OD full bore riser for Apache North Sea, the company reported in a news release.

03.06.2014 Marathon not to sell UK offshore assets

Marathon Oil is no longer looking to sell its UK offshore assets, it has been announced, BBC reported on June 2.

Marathon operates the Brae complex, and also has stakes in the East Brae and Braemar fields as well in the Foinaven project west of Shetland.

13.05.2014 Suretank Launches New Low Profile Tank Range

Suretank, provider of engineered solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, has developed a new range of low profile tanks for the transport of oilfield chemicals and fuels.

06.05.2014 JDR Targets Global Growth With New Brazilian Facility

JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the offshore energy industry, is increasing its global footprint with the opening of a new service and maintenance facility in Brazil.The JDR facility will be the latest addition to the bustling port city of Macaé when it