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09/02/2014: Lukoil said to have found oil offshore Ghana

09/02/2014: Statoil, DNV GL drive standardization of subsea factory interfaces

09/02/2014: Halliburton to pay $1.1 bn to settle Macondo lawsuits

09/02/2014: RGU to launch new data center for oil, gas industry

09/02/2014: Putin, Gazprom mark start of construction of 38 Bcm pipeline to China

09/02/2014: Putin willing to sell assets to China to aid CNPC, Sinopec

09/02/2014: WRI says 38% of world’s shale resources facing water stresses

09/02/2014: Rosneft’s Russian crude output falls to lowest since TNK-BP deal

09/02/2014: RDS wins FEED contract for Sea Lion development

09/02/2014: Egdon reports potential pay at UK's Wressle-1 exploration well

09/02/2014: Vaalco Energy provides update on offshore Gabon operations

09/02/2014: Rosneft, ExxonMobil begin Laptev Sea survey

09/02/2014: Santos acquires 25% stake in Sabah's deepwater Block S from Inpex

09/02/2014: Polarcus strengthens presence in Brazil

09/02/2014: Russia asks China to join Rosneft’s second-largest oil project

09/02/2014: Senecio-3 success adds momentum for gas field development in Perth basin, reports AWE

09/02/2014: Van Oord orders subsea rock installation vessel from China's Sinopacific

09/02/2014: IKM clinches contract from Shell for Malikai project offshore Sabah

09/02/2014: Gazprom Neft begins commercial production and oil deliveries from the Badra field in Iraq

09/01/2014: Statoil readies full In Amenas return

09/01/2014: WTI crude falls, ending longest rise in six months, Brent steady

09/01/2014: Excellent expected production rates at the Goudron field in Trinidad, reports Leni

09/01/2014: Athabasca completes $1.1 bn Dover deal with PetroChina

09/01/2014: Blue Water Energy, Blackstone and GIC invest $500 mn in Siccar Point Energy

09/01/2014: Roxi Petroleum updates on the deep discovery at BNG

09/01/2014: Lundin Petroleum spuds exploration well on Vollgrav South prospect

09/01/2014: Det norske drills dry well on Heimdalsho prospect

09/01/2014: Magseis to conduct seabed seismic acquisition for Hess Denmark

09/01/2014: Teekay and Modec said favored to win Petrobras Brazil contracts

09/01/2014: Samsung to merge shipbuilding, engineering units amid revamp

09/01/2014: BG Egypt enhances gas infrastructure to bring new wells on at West Delta Deep Marine concession

09/01/2014: MCG completes acquisition of the super high resolution MC2D survey in the Hoop area

09/01/2014: Ensigns's rig 916 prepares to drill Tamarama-1 well in Cooper basin

08/31/2014: Circulation Solutions promotes Grichor, Laurent to V.P. roles

08/31/2014: Bibby Offshore eyes NCS expansion with Stavanger office

08/30/2014: Proserv launches subsea technology roadshow

08/30/2014: HOLT CAT celebrates opening of Edinburg, TX, store

08/30/2014: Trelleborg launches subsea vibration suppression system

08/30/2014: Honeywell unveils software solutions to boost production

08/30/2014: Suretank launches world's first heated mud container

08/30/2014: Peak Well Systems introduces V3-certified SIMPLUS plug systems

08/29/2014: Baker Hughes rig count jumps by 18 to 1,914

08/29/2014: OPEC August crude output increases to one-year high in survey

08/29/2014: Total stands firm on Russian gas project amid Ukraine escalation

08/29/2014: Texas accounts for 49% of active land rigs, RCC says

08/29/2014: Lukoil Q2 profit up 14% as Iraqi oil output starts

08/29/2014: Luno II discovery may hold up to 71 MMboe, Lundin says

08/29/2014: PetroChina vows catch up with Sinopec starting with shale

08/29/2014: Afren probes $433 million on accounts after suspending directors

08/28/2014: ION files lawsuit against Russian entities for infringement of seismic surveying patent

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