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Serica Rolls Out Digital Safety Platform

Sep 05, 2019

Serica Energy has signed a deal to adopt the Restrata Platform – a piece of digital safety technology which provides real-time monitoring of people and assets – on its Bruce asset in the UK Northern North Sea.Restrata, a technology and services company focused on security…

Vroon Wins Work from Total

Apr 01, 2019

Vroon Offshore Services has secured a contract with Total E&P to deliver offshore logistical support to a planned maintenance campaign in the Dutch sector of the Southern North Sea.OPerations are already underway, and so far Vroon’s subsea support…

OPITO Names Asian Pacific VP

Mar 08, 2019

OPITO, a global, not-for-profit skills body for the energy industry, has appointed Hart Victor in the role of vice president of strategy for the Asia Pacific region.Victor had previously spent more than a decade with National Oilwell Varco (NOV)…

Citgo's New Board Arrives, to Hold First Meeting

Feb 21, 2019

A board of directors appointed this month by Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress to run state-owned oil firm PDVSA's U.S. unit Citgo Petroleum on Thursday was arranging its first meeting at the company's headquarters, according with two people familiar with the matter…

Fieldwood Optimistic About Gulf of Mexico

Nov 23, 2018

Just a few short years ago, few had heard of Fieldwood Energy. In five short years, the privately-held company purchased properties and assets when Apache, SandRidge and Noble Energy exited the area.Now, Fieldwood says it is the largest leaseholder in the Gulf of Mexico…

Liftboat Taking on Water in US Gulf

Nov 19, 2018

Fifteen people have been rescued from a liftboat that lost power and is listing and taking in water in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The master of the 134-foot liftboat Ram XVIII reported on Sunday that the vessel had a 45-degree list and no power…

UK Hydrographic Office Wins National STEM Inspiration Award

Nov 07, 2018

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has been awarded Highly Commended at the STEM Inspiration Awards, in recognition of their outstanding commitment to encouraging young people into science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.According to a press statement…

Petrobras Stops Chevron Plan to Drill Offshore Brazil

Oct 31, 2018

A decision by Petrobras not to invest in drilling new wells has derailed Chevron Corp's plan to resume exploration in a Brazilian offshore field, people familiar with the matter said.Chevron, which operates the field with a 52 percent stake…

Shell in Talks to Sell $1.3 Bln of Gulf Coast Assets

Sep 21, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is in talks to sell its assets in a Gulf of Mexico oilfield to Focus Oil to pay for its takeover of BG Group Plc, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with matter.The deal could value Shell's stake in the Caesar Tonga field at about $1…

Green Energy on the Rise in Thailand

Sep 13, 2018

BCPG Public Company is looking at ways in which innovation in technology and energy management are encouraging consumers to generate reusable energy and sell it on the retail market, Bundit Sapianchai told Oxford Business Group’s online broadcasting channel…

Security threat

Oct 01, 2017

A new report by Deloitte sheds light on a new vulnerability within oil and gas – cyber-attacks. Elaine Maslin reports. Image from iStock. The oil and gas industry is often accused of being behind the times…

OE17: Biggest challenge is attracting next generation

Sep 07, 2017

The one biggest challenge facing the industry – apart from trying to make it profitable – is attracting new young talent, says the former CEO of North Sea independent Premier Oil.  Nigel Wilson, who left Premier Oil in 2015, and is now…

Rovco secures funding for inspection tool

Dec 21, 2016

ROV services company Rovco has secured Innovate UK funding, which will enable the firm to carry out extensive research and development activity and perform a full feasibility study into the advancement of underwater 3D modelling technology…

West African risks and rewards

Jul 01, 2015

The tides are changing in many countries, which are ramping up their political policies to provide international operators the consistency and transparency needed to invest in the region. Heather Saucier reports. Noble Energy has distributed approx…

OTC15: Low oil price challenges for GoM companies

May 05, 2015

Low oil prices are challenging oil and gas operators. Two Houston-based companies, Fieldwood Energy and Schlumberger, whose operations are mainly in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) discussed some challenges that their companies face due to today’s…

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