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Brent crude oil dips to $79.20 as traders' hopes of an output cut by OPEC wane
25 November, 2014
The price of Brent crude oil dropped towards $79.20 a barrel today as traders' expectations of a major output reduction by OPEC...
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Production starts from Xijiang 24-1 district joint development project, China
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has started production at the Xijiang 24-1 district joint development...

Russia faces $140bn losses a year due to political sanctions and oil prices slump
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Russia faces losses of about $140bn a year due to lower oil prices and sanctions imposed on the country by the West, according to its finance...

Brent steadies around $80 as OPEC production policy meeting nears
Monday, November 24, 2014 The price of Brent crude oil steadied around $80 a barrel today ahead of OPEC's production policy meeting this...

Offshore explosion at Fieldwood Energy's Echo platform kills worker
Monday, November 24, 2014 An offshore explosion at Fieldwood Energy's Echo platform in the Gulf of Mexico has killed one person and injured...

Technip wins flexible piping contract for Iracema North pre-salt field, Brazil
Monday, November 24, 2014 The Tupi BV consortium of Petrobras Netherland, BG, and Galphabe has contracted Technip to supply flexible piping for the Iracema North pre-salt field in the Santos basin, offshore...

Oil increases towards $80 amid increased OPEC output cut expectations
Friday, November 21, 2014 Brent crude oil increased towards $80 a barrel today on strong US oil consumer data and increased expectations of a production cut by the OPEC at its meeting next...

Oyster Petroleum to acquire 30% interest in UK North Sea P.2132 licence
Friday, November 21, 2014 Exploration and production firm Oyster Petroleum has agreed to acquire a 30% interest in the P.2132 licence, UK North...

SeaBird secures $176m LOA from TGS for 2D surveys in Mexico and US
Friday, November 21, 2014 SeaBird Exploration has secured a letter of award (LOA), worth about $176m, from TGS-NOPEC Geophysical (TGS) to undertake 2D seismic surveys in Mexico and the US...

Brent crude steadies above $78 ahead of OPEC oil production meeting
Thursday, November 20, 2014 The price of Brent crude steadied above $78 a barrel on Thursday as the market awaits news of a possible oil production cut ahead of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries'...

Cairn Energy and partners complete SNE-1 well drilling programme, offshore Senegal
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Cairn Energy and its joint venture (JV) partners have completed operations on the SNE-1 well, offshore...


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Press Releases

New MSA PrimaX® IR Combustible Gas Monitor for Reliable Performance in Extreme Conditions
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by MSA MSA's SIL 2-certified PrimaX IR Combustible Gas Monitor withstands the most challenging environmental conditions....

‘Fit and Forget’ Tubing for the Offshore Industry
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by Fine Tubes Fine Tubes has been manufacturing high-performance tubing for critical applications for more than 70 years, and the offshore oil and gas sector has long been a key market for the company....

Dutch Koseq Introduces the Compact 502 System at US Clean Gulf Exhibition 2-4 December 2014 in San Antonio, Texas, US
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by Koseq Koseq invites you to be informed about the Compact 502, our new innovation in combating oil pollution....

VINGTOR and STENTOFON Become One Global Brand
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by Zenitel Zenitel, a global leader and owner of the VINGTOR® and STENTOFON® brands of communication systems, is proud to announce the unity of these two brands into one -...

Management of Change Webinar
Monday, November 24, 2014 by Coreworx Coreworx is offering a free webinar on the value of integrated work processes for the management of change in capital projects....

Mactech Offshore Presents the ID Pipe Sever Machine
Monday, November 24, 2014 by Mactech Offshore Mactech Offshore has introduced the new and innovative ID Pipe Sever Machine....

Maritime Coastguard Agency Certificate for Proficiency in Security Awareness
Monday, November 24, 2014 by Global TCC The unprecedented increase in security challenges for the offshore industry worldwide has reached every area of the industry, from screening of potential job applicants to policing of...

Zenitel Secures Atlântico Sul Communications Contract
Monday, November 24, 2014 by Zenitel Global leader and supplier of the STENTOFON® and VINGTOR® brands of communication systems Zenitel has been awarded the contract to provide communications to seven drillships for...

MSA’s Chemgard Photoacoustic Infrared Gas Monitor can Monitor 100 Gases
Friday, November 21, 2014 by MSA The Chemgard photoacoustic infrared (IR) gas monitor with IR sensing technology provides precise, low-cost, high-performance monitoring for one hundred different industrial...

Teledyne Webb Research Delivers Slocum G2 Gliders to DOF Subsea North America
Friday, November 21, 2014 by Teledyne Gavia Teledyne Webb Research has announced the recent sale and delivery of Slocum G2 gliders to DOF Subsea North America for use in commercial oil and gas-related...


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