Nigerian Oil Unions Suspend 4-Day Strike

​Nigeria’s oil unions suspended their four-day national strike after reaching an agreement with the government, which included a push to pass an industry bill held up for years in parliament.

Eni Farms In To Blocks Offshore Portugal

Eni has entered Portugal’s upstream oil and gas sector after finalizing an agreement with Petrogal, a subsidiary of Galp Energia, according to a news release.

Wild Well Control Forms Engineering Group

Prospect Flow Solutions has joined Wild Well Control, a Superior Energy Services company, to serve as its new advanced engineering group, a news release said.

FMC Wins Subsea Contract Offshore Angola

FMC Technologies Inc has received an order from Eni Angola to supply subsea production systems for its deepwater Block 15/06 East Hub development, according to a news release.

API Publishes New RP For Structural Integrity Management

The API has published a new RP for structural integrity management.

Exxon Mobil Makes Second Shale Find in Vaca Muerta

Exxon Mobil Corp. successfully drilled its second shale oil and gas well this year in Argentina.

Cheniere, GE Sign Service Agreement For Sabine Pass LNG Terminal

GE and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., have entered into a $1 billion, 20-plus-year service contract under which GE will provide spare parts and planned inspections, maintenance services and technical support at the Sabine Pass LNG export facility.

Mariner Field Co-Venturers Award Contract To Schlumberger

Statoil has on behalf of the Mariner co-venturers awarded the contract for integrated drilling and well services on the Mariner Field on the UKCS to Schlumberger Oilfield UK Plc.

Murphy Oil Closes First Phase Of Malaysian Assets Deal

The first phase covers two-thirds of the transaction or 20% of Murphy’s Malaysian oil and gas assets with the remaining portion scheduled to close in first-quarter 2015.

MultiClient Geophysical Awards Seismic Survey Offshore Indonesia

The survey is expected to commence in December 2014 and will take about 60 days to complete.

Chevron Shale Exit Shreds Ukraine’s Hope Of Energy Independence

The second-largest U.S. energy producer will pull out of an agreement for exploring the Oleska field in western Ukraine, a government official said this week.

Independent Secures Cronx License Extension

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has extended Independent Oil & Gas’ Cronx license in the North Sea by a full 12 months to Dec. 31, 2015.