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11/18/2014: DOF Subsea agrees significant pre-let of Aberdeen development

11/17/2014: Baker Hughes puts positive spin on pending merger with Halliburton

11/17/2014: Hess, Chevron confirm first oil from Tubular Bells in the Gulf of Mexico

11/17/2014: Petrobras lowers 2014 oil production growth target amid probe

11/17/2014: Total awards multi-million UKCS contract to Bibby Offshore

11/17/2014: Gazprom Neft completes drilling, well testing at Dolginskoye field

11/17/2014: ConocoPhillips' Ryan Lance urges U.S. crude exports

11/17/2014: Third Arctic oil shipment from Prirazlomnoye field delivered to Europe

11/17/2014: Big oil deals are back as Halliburton makes first move

11/17/2014: Occidental spinoff trades indicate lower-than-expected value

11/17/2014: Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for $34.6 billion, sell assets

11/17/2014: Paragon Offshore purchases majority stake in Prospector Offshore

11/17/2014: DNV GL tackles corrosion and integrity of ageing wells with new JIP

11/17/2014: Flowrox launches new scaling watch instrument for pipeline deposition issues

11/17/2014: GE Oil & Gas commences fabrication of subsea wellheads in Nigeria

11/17/2014: SBM Offshore pays $240 million for settlement over alleged improper payments

11/15/2014: Billionaires Soros, Loeb cut YPF holdings as oil prices tumble

11/15/2014: Halliburton sets in motion hostile takeover of Baker Hughes as deal talks fail

11/14/2014: U.S. DOE authorizes Freeport LNG to export LNG to non-FTA countries

11/14/2014: Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal would face ‘pretty deep’ scrutiny

11/14/2014: October Norwegian oil production up 8% from September

11/14/2014: IPAA pushes back against abuse of Endangered Species Act

11/14/2014: Range Resources’ Jeff Ventura honored by IPAA

11/14/2014: Vallourec awarded major contract for the Kaombo ultra-deepwater project offshore Angola

11/14/2014: BP loses bid for new trial over Macondo spill negligence

11/14/2014: Norske Shell completes ninth Ormen Lange exploration well

11/14/2014: Putin says Russia preparing for ‘catastrophic’ oil price slump

11/14/2014: EIA head, ConocoPhillips chief in sync on message to independent producers

11/14/2014: ABD, WEP set world depth record with High Strength Composite Casing

11/14/2014: U.S. shale-oil surge to continue amid price slump, IEA says

11/14/2014: Halliburton, Baker Hughes consider merger amid downturn

11/14/2014: Deepwater GoM production to reach 1.9 MMboed in 2016, Wood Mackenzie says

11/14/2014: Technip bags PMC contract for the Nasr Field development project

11/14/2014: Ikon Science develops new software for intelligent well locations and drilling plans

11/14/2014: TouGas finalizes strategic partnership and investment agreement with Sumitomo

11/13/2014: UPDATE: Baker Hughes confirms preliminary merger discussions with Halliburton

11/13/2014: WSJ: Halliburton in talks to acquire Baker Hughes

11/13/2014: Condensate exports without U.S. approval seen as norm

11/13/2014: Technip to invest $85 million to modernize flexible pipe plant

11/13/2014: ION Geophysical names Steve Bate as new CFO

11/13/2014: T.D. Williamson executes inline inspection operation in subzero temperatures

11/13/2014: UK names winners in one of the most successful licensing rounds in 50 years

11/13/2014: Lloyd’s Register launches offshore collision guidance

11/13/2014: Polarcus to conduct new 3D survey offshore Guinea-Bissau

11/13/2014: Premier Oil reduces size of Falklands Sea Lion project on costs

11/13/2014: AMEC completes acquisition of Foster Wheeler

11/13/2014: Genel to develop Kurdish gas fields for Turkey export

11/13/2014: OPEC cuts seen more remote by Goldman Sachs as oil extends slump

11/13/2014: Norway embraces Chinese cash in race for Arctic oil riches

11/13/2014: IPAA '14: Analyst tells independents to expect $75 oil in 2015

11/13/2014: Serinus commences drilling in Moftinu-1001 well in Romania

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