Oil & Gas
FEBRUARY 7, 2013 — New Shell CEO Ben van Beurden has told investors that Shell has decided to keep its exploration program for Alaska on hold 2014. He cited a recent Ninth Circuit Court decision…
FEBRUARY 6, 2013 — Singapore's Keppel FELS shipyard  has secured a $218 million contract from UMW Drilling 8 (L) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (UMW Oil & Gas),…
FEBRUARY 5, 2014 — The most recent Annual Report from offshore services giant Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) was full of all sorts of imagery of runners, with the one sporting the company's logo "setting the pace."…
FEBRUARY 4, 2014 —  Offshore drilling contractor Ensco plc (ESV) has sold its two remaining cold-stacked jack-up rigs for $33 million. The net book value of the two rigs, ENSCO 69 and Wisconsin, both built…
FEBRUARY 3, 2014—Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Galliano, LA, has acquired "effectively all of the assets" of the fleet of Bee Mar, LLC, Broussard, LA, according to a senior executive at Bollinger Shipyards. The purchase price…
FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — The four 76-meter (252 ft) platform supply vessels building forJackson Offshore Operators at BAE Systems Jacksonville, FL, shipyard are the first in a new GPA 675J PSV series designed by Guido…
FEBRUARY 3, 2014—Spain's Zamakona Yards Group recently launched the 66.8m Field Support Vessel Ocean Marlin at its shipyard in Pasajes in Northern Spain. The Ocean Marlin is the second in a series of three FSVs…
FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company Guido Perla & Associates, Inc. (GPA) has marked its beginning of 2014 with the successful delivery of the GPA 696 IMR Bourbon Evolution 804.…
JANUARY 31, 20014 — Geneva, Switzerland, headquartered Promar Shipping Services SA has ordered two platform supply vessels from Damen Shipyards Group. The first of the two Damen PSV 3300 design vessels will be delivered in…
JANUARY 30, 2014 — Norway's Kongsberg Maritime will be the supplier and integrator of all electrical, telecom and integrated control systems for the new Petrofac JSD 6000 deepwater derrick lay vessel (see earlier story). The…
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