Oil & Gas
MARCH 27, 2014—Alberta, Canada has some of the world's largest proven reserves of oil—about 170 billion barrels. Almost all of those reserves are locked away in oil sands (more commonly referred as "tar sands"). Oil…
MARCH 27, 2014 — Classification society ABS reports that Rowan Companies' newbuild Rowan Renaissance drillship is the first in the world to have earned ABS' Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM) notation. Capable of drilling wells…
MARCH 27, 2014 — Tor-Øyvind Bjørkli (42) will join Nordic American Offshore as CEO, effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Bjørkli will be working out of the Oslo office on the same premises as Orion Tankers;…
MARCH 26, 2014 — Oslo-listed Oceanteam Shipping ASA reports that, together with Mexico's Grupo Diavaz, it has established a new shipping company named DOT Shipping. Oceanteam, whose business includes the owning, chartering and managing of…
MARCH 25, 2014 — Shipyard De Hoop, which has shipyards in Lobith and Foxhol in the Netherlands,has won an order to design and construct a 68.23 m x 15. 77 m offshore service/support vessel ANL…
MARCH 24, 2014 — Rolls-Royce is to provide integrated design and equipment packages for two more offshore supply vessels to be built at COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd in China for Singapore based Chellsea Group.…
MARCH 24, 2014 — In a ceremony held at the Keppel FELS shipyard, Singapore, March 21, Karen Tiffen, wife of Martin Tiffen, Managing Director of Total E&P Norge AS, named the ultra harsh environment jack-up…
MARCH 20, 2014 — BP was the high bidder on 24 tracts in yesterday's Central Gulf of Mexico lease sales with bids for $41.6 million. BP was back in the arena within days of signing…
MARCH 20, 2014 — DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of Norway's DOF ASA, has chartered a third Jones Act vessel to support ongoing operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Following on from the recent charter of…
MARCH 17, 2014 — Jaccar Holdings, the private investment company controlled by Jacques de Chateauvieux, Chairman of the Board of Bourbon, is preparing a bid for the Paris headquartered offshore services giant. Jaccar Holdings currently…
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