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04/15/2014: Ruspetro receives 20-year licence extension to its Russian projects

04/15/2014: Safe Hibernia secures contract extension in Mexico

04/15/2014: DNV GL Oil & Gas to expand footprint in West Norway

04/15/2014: Aker Solutions wins subsea contract for Total's Kaombo project

04/15/2014: Oil climbs to five-week high as Ukraine-Russia tension escalates

04/15/2014: Natural gas futures drop as milder U.S. weather cuts fuel demand

04/15/2014: Keystone foes learn how to be arrested if oil pipeline approved

04/15/2014: Encana seeks to tap oil royalties demand in unit IPO by June

04/15/2014: Prosafe secures new contracts for accommodation rigs

04/15/2014: Fairmount Marine tug tows Sevan Louisiana to Curacao

04/14/2014: Houlder opens Houston engineering base

04/14/2014: Norway brings foreign minister home amid Ukrainian crisis, scraps Houston appearance

04/14/2014: Texas upstream petroleum economy sustains record run

04/14/2014: Drydocks World to build jackups for Malta Oil & Gas

04/14/2014: Antero Resources tumbles after slashing Utica gas estimate

04/14/2014: Iran to maintain oil sales at 1 MMbpd into July

04/14/2014: FMC wins $322 million subsea contract for BP's Shah Deniz

04/14/2014: Maersk Drilling takes possession of world’s largest jackup

04/14/2014: BG's Sunbird-1 well hits hydrocarbons offshore Kenya

04/14/2014: Encana to sell U.S. LNG assets to Stabilis Energy

04/14/2014: KCA Deutag enters Canada's offshore sector with Exxon contract

04/14/2014: Magnolia LNG, SKEC Group sign technical services agreement

04/14/2014: Total launches Kaombo ultra-deep project offshore Angola

04/14/2014: BW Offshore: Termination of the LOI for acquiring stake in Polvo oil field

04/14/2014: Trade curb on Crimea-based oil company adds to U.S. sanctions

04/14/2014: Tanzanian President wary of backlash as gas super tax considered

04/14/2014: Brent crude rises with WTI as tension escalates in East Ukraine

04/14/2014: Odfjell Drilling becomes major shareholder in Robotic Drilling Systems

04/14/2014: Enbridge fails to win local support for Northern Gateway pipeline

04/13/2014: Ohio toughens permit conditions for drilling near faults, areas of seismic activity

04/13/2014: OMV awards well management contract to AGR

04/13/2014: API welcomes Senate letter from Democrats on Keystone

04/13/2014: NPD issues Statoil drilling permit for PL169

04/12/2014: Petrobras CEO met with police at headquarters as scandals deepen

04/12/2014: First-quarter well count rises 4% on 2013, Baker Hughes says

04/12/2014: Gazprom Neft selects contractor for Badra oil field

04/12/2014: Emerson’s new ultrasonic flow meters improve accuracy

04/12/2014: CH2M HILL appoints chief strategic development officer

04/12/2014: Emerson invests $60 million in new flow measurement facility

04/12/2014: Trelleborg opens new Houston office for marine operations

04/11/2014: South Sudan's Unity State oil production to restart by July

04/11/2014: Lukoil starts seismic survey at Iraq’s Block 10

04/11/2014: Oil India said to study purchase of Shell's Nigerian oil blocks

04/11/2014: ConocoPhillips raises Eagle Ford resource estimate

04/11/2014: Kashagan leak probe hindered by Caspian Sea ice, Total says

04/11/2014: dGB announces collaboration with OMV, Joanneum Research

04/11/2014: Statoil in discovery near the North Sea's Valemon field

04/11/2014: OPEC will need to pump more oil after March plunge, IEA says

04/11/2014: Abu Dhabi oil incumbents stand ‘good chance’ of winning renewals

04/11/2014: Shell shelves plans to boost Ormen Lange gas output

04/11/2014: Iran oil shipments highest since sanctions began, IEA says

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