Kurdish Peshmerga fighters took control of Kirkuk in 2014, after the Iraqi army withdrew from the region, fleeing an Islamic State advance through northern and western Iraq. The hardline group also controls part of neighboring Syria. 

The strike comes after a disputed Aug. 27 presidential election, which was narrowly won by President Ali Bongo, but which opposition leader Jean Ping said was rigged, Reuters reported. 

Eni and Mozambique should, by the end of 2016, reach a final investment decision on a project to build a floating offshore platform with capacity to produce 3.3 million tonnes per year of LNG from gas in the Coral South Field.

Nobody was injured in the incidents. Production at Gullfaks A restarted late on Oct. 16, Statoil said. It was unclear when production at Statfjord A would resume, Reuters reported.

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) plans to cut its global employee expenses, including by temporary and permanent layoffs, by 20% in an effort to bring its cost base in line with reduced activity, according to a news release.

Most recently, William Collins was the vice president of aircraft, engine and components operations at American Airlines, handling the overhaul division in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Arun Kumar will take over from D.D. Jalan, who retired on Sept. 30, Vedanta Resources said. Jalan joined the company in 2001, Reuters reported.

The gas offers Mozambique an opportunity to transform itself from one of the world's poorest countries into a middle-income state and a major global LNG exporter, Reuters reported.

ABB, wireless, digital, oil

The benefits of modern network connectivity in the field make for a better, safer and more productive operation.

Mexico, Energy Secretary, Pemex, U.S. Shale, investment, auctions

Mexico’s energy company is struggling and auctions continue to lag, particularly in unconventional areas.

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.

Darrick J. Evong began working as a consultant to Cordy in February 2015, working with Mullen and the board of directors.