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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

08/20/2014: Inpex to sell 1.2% Ichthys LNG stake to Kansai Electric Power

08/20/2014: EMAS AMC awarded a three-year frame agreement for subsea installation in UK

08/20/2014: Badger Explorer inks co-operation agreement with CNPC DR

08/20/2014: Lukoil ships first batch of compensation oil as part of West Qurna-2 project in Iraq

08/20/2014: ClearSign contracts with Aera Energy LLC to demonstrate next-generation NOx emissions control technology in California's San Joaquin Valley

08/20/2014: EnQuest marks 11 years of safety achievements in North Sea

08/20/2014: XPD8 seals contracts in North Sea, Malaysia

08/20/2014: Woodside expects better priced M&A targets as oil giants sell

08/20/2014: Statoil officially opens Gudrun platform in North Sea

08/20/2014: Bumi Armada bags $1.18 bn FPSO contract

08/20/2014: Honeywell’s UOP technology selected to clean offshore natural gas in UK

08/20/2014: Integrated Drilling Equipment names Martin Paulk as Senior VP

08/20/2014: Trilantic Capital Partners sells majority interest in VantaCore Partners LP

08/20/2014: Wild well reports expansion in Asia Pacific region

08/19/2014: FMC nets order for five additional subsea manifolds from Petrobras

08/19/2014: Canada oil train crash report finds new safety steps needed

08/19/2014: Aker Solutions to match main rivals’ subsea margins after split

08/19/2014: Cairn Energy engages with Indian government on tax dispute

08/19/2014: BOEM to open bids for 21-million-acre Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale

08/19/2014: Interra completes CHK 1191 well in Myanmar's Chauk field as oil producer

08/19/2014: Providence begins 2D seismic survey in Goban Spur basin

08/19/2014: Kea Petroleum fails to find commercial oil at Puka-3

08/19/2014: GDF SUEZ E&P UK appoints new Managing Director

08/19/2014: Maersk raises 2014 profit forecast as container volume grows

08/19/2014: Nam Cheong receives orders for 4 offshore support vessels for $90 mn

08/19/2014: Oil Search temporarily suspends well in Kurdistan due to turmoil

08/19/2014: Suksan Salamader FSO receives first oil at Bualuang field offshore Thailand

08/19/2014: Salamander Energy completes North Kendang-2 exploration well drilling operations

08/19/2014: AWE provides update on drilling at Senecio-3 well in Perth basin

08/19/2014: URTeC prepares to take center stage in Colorado

08/19/2014: Rosneft, Statoil start exploration operations in Barents Sea

08/19/2014: Dolphin awarded new 3D seismic contract in South America

08/19/2014: Atwood Oceanics granted IADC accreditation for competence assurance program

08/18/2014: IEA rates Brazilian oil production as 'exceptional'

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