The combined number of oil and gas rigs active so far this year has averaged 480 rigs, according to Baker Hughes data, Reuters reported.
Failed mediation between Industri Energi and the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association triggered the initial strike at the Norwegian units of Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, Oceaneering and Oceaneering Asset Integrity, Reuters reported.
Aquaterra Energy and Plexus Holdings have developed a light weight, dual barrier HP/HT riser system capable of being deployed by a jackup.
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High costs and the technical challenges posed by powering a long-distance subsea development from land have led Statoil and its partners to offshore gas turbines to power the Johan Castberg development.
India’s Gujarat State Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (GSPC) is looking for a strategic partner to solve problems the company is facing in developing the Deen Dayal West (DDW) Field in the shallow-water KG-OSN-2001/3 Block, off Bay of Bengal.
Norway’s Akastor ASA oil service investment company signed an agreement with Japan’s Mitsui & Co. Ltd. to acquire the Skandi Santos hull from DOF Subsea Rederi AS and the Skandi Santos topside from AKOFS Offshore AS through a joint venture with 50:50 ownership.
Petrobras on Sept. 20 cut its planned investment by 25% in a drive to reduce the largest debt burden among global petroleum firms and revive investor confidence battered by a corruption scandal.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said Sept. 12 it agreed to buy Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM) assets for $2 billion.