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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Golden Eagle Development Area Project Nexen Petroleum's Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) project includes development of the Golden Eagle and Peregrine (formerly Pink) fields in blocks 20/1, 20/1N and 14/26a of the North Sea, approximately 110km north-east of Aberdeen, UK. The water … Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT RigNet to deliver remote offshore communications services to Southeast Asian company US-based RigNet has been selected to deliver remote offshore communications services to an unnamed Southeast Asian offshore drilling and production assets operator. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Dokka Fasteners Ramps Up Hot-Forging Capacities for a New ‘Mega Bolt’ up to M100 In the second half of 2014, Dokka Fasteners AS Norway built up additional hot-forging capacities for a new 'mega bolt' strategy. 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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Raise the stakes: engineer Daan Gerritsen on fast-track offshore crane projects German crane manufacturer JD Neuhaus and Dutch engineering specialist Gerritsen On- & Offshore Services recently completed a complex deck crane engine replacement project in the Dutch North sea in just one week. Julian Turner gets the inside track fr… Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Israel proposes new offshore guidelines to let Noble and Delek control Leviathan field Israel has proposed a new plan that will involve the US-based Noble Energy and Israel's Delek Group keeping control of the Leviathan offshore project. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Shell announces final investment decision to advance Appomattox Platform in Gulf of Mexico Royal Dutch Shell is set to advance the Appomattox deepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico after announcing the final investment decision (FID). 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