Oil & Gas
APRIL 4, 2014 — Edison Chouest Offshore could face penalties in relation to the grounding of the mobile offshore drilling unit Kulluk on the eastern coast of Sitkalidak Island, Alaska, on Dec. 31, 2012. And…
APRIL 3, 2014 — Wärtsilä says that the VS 485 design platform supply vessel ordered at Norway's Kleven Shipyard by Rem Offshore ASA in January (see earlier story) is the  first confirmed contract for Wärtsilä…
APRIL 2, 2014 – Netherlands based SBM Offshore today says that an internal investigation has found evidence that agents in Angola and Equatorial Guinea may have made pay offs to government officials. In respect of…
MARCH 31, 2014 — IRM, survey and light construction contractor Harkand has entered into a charter agreement with Hornbeck Offshore for the Jones Act qualified offshore construction vessel HOS Mystique for a firm period of…
MARCH 31, 2014 — Ulstein has released a few more details of the four SX157 design ocean going tugs that Japan's Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair in Japan will be build for the Dutch company ALP…
MARCH 28, 2014 — A Subsea IMR and Construction Vessel under construction for Ålesund, Norway, headquartered Volstad Shipping AS will be the first commercial vessel to be supplied with Rolls-Royce tunnel thrusters powered by permanent…
MARCH 28,2014 — Malaysia's Coastal Contracts Bhd has reported its first shipbuilding contracts for 2014. Worth a total of approximately RM178 million (about $55 million), they cover three offshore support vessels and what Coastal describes…
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;…
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