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08/22/2014: U.S. oil rigs decline by most since 2012, Baker Hughes says

08/22/2014: PetroVietnam sees Exxon pact by 2015 in $10 bn project

08/22/2014: Sinopec 1H profit rises as oil, gas output expands

08/22/2014: Enbridge avoids U.S. review with plan to boost oil sands flow

08/22/2014: North Atlantic Drilling hands Rosneft $1 bn stake

08/22/2014: AziPac acquires stake in Block 127, off Vietnam

08/22/2014: BP Atlantis $256 bn whistle-blower case tossed by judge

08/22/2014: Oceanografia ships said to be idle amid losses

08/22/2014: Premier Oil CEO seeking acquisitions after record cash flow

08/22/2014: Petrobras begins drilling in Libra field offshore Brazil

08/22/2014: Chesapeake Energy names Brad Sylvester VP, Investor Relations and Communications

08/22/2014: Petrobras proves potential of Sergipe-Alagoas basin’s Moita Bonita area

08/22/2014: Eni begins production at DEKA project in Egypt

08/22/2014: Keppel FELS delivers newbuild jackup Dukhan to Qatar's GDI

08/22/2014: Croft unveils mobile fuel-gas conditioning unit

08/22/2014: Santos makes gas-condensate discovery at Lasseter-1 well in Browse basin

08/22/2014: Statoil, Wenaas enter into Northern Europe’s largest PPE and work-wear contract

08/22/2014: 2H Offshore appoints Paul Hopkins to support Norway growth ahead of ONS 2014

08/22/2014: Pulse strengthens its position in Norway with new contract win

08/21/2014: Baker Hughes said to be favorite for main Petrobras drilling job

08/21/2014: U.S. oil imports fell to 19-year low for July, API report shows

08/21/2014: Gazprom Neft commences first sea transportation from Novy Port field

08/21/2014: Ryan Directional Services selects Alcoa's drill pipe for North American shale

08/21/2014: 2014 seismic acquisition complete, NPD says

08/21/2014: Permian shale boom upending values of heavy and light crude

08/21/2014: Robust activity is heating up North American frac market, PacWest says

08/21/2014: DNO faces delays in Kurdistan as suppliers flee Iraq violence

08/21/2014: IGas to drill its third UK shale well in Ellesmere Port

08/21/2014: Leni confirms oil pay at fifth Goudron well

08/21/2014: IKM bags $80 mn Goliat contract from Eni Norge

08/21/2014: MacGregor to supply subsea cranes to China's Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding

08/21/2014: Idemitsu makes gas, condensate find at blocks 05-1b & 05-1c off Vietnam

08/21/2014: WesternZagros confirms commercial discovery at Kurdamir

08/21/2014: Whitecap Resources buys Albertan light oil assets for $266.7 mn

08/21/2014: Polarcus successfully completes UKCS program for TGS

08/21/2014: Statoil shuts in production from Troll C platform in North Sea

08/21/2014: Lundin to drill Gobi-1 well in Gurita PSC in West Natuna in late September

08/21/2014: Galoc JV to decide on drilling in Phillipines' SC14C in end 2014/early 2015

08/21/2014: Bumi Armada inks $3 bn FPSO contract with Eni for Angola's East Hub field

08/21/2014: BP names new CEO of U.S. Shale unit

08/20/2014: Global wins, Tesoro waits on bringing Bakken crude to West

08/20/2014: BP highest bidder at Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale

08/20/2014: Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale yields $110 million in high bids

08/20/2014: Lloyd’s Register Energy to focus on safety at ONS 2014

08/20/2014: Iraqi Kurds, Turkey to double oil export pipeline capacity

08/20/2014: Lloyd’s Register launches new, consolidated, Rules for Offshore Units

08/20/2014: Chariot agrees Brazil farm out with AziLat

08/20/2014: Omega Completion Technology wins Statoil contract

08/20/2014: Ghana expects Hess offshore oil field to join project lineup

08/20/2014: Alaska rejects return to Palin-backed oil tax, early votes show

08/20/2014: Norway politics could make oil investments riskier, report says

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