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07/15/2014: Kan Tan IV completes drilling at Oi-2 well in PMP 38158 offshore Taranaki

07/15/2014: Otto Marine bags $404 mn in charter contracts for OSVs in 1H 2014

07/15/2014: HHIC to build the first LNG bunkering vessel

07/15/2014: GIP acquires 25% interest in Freeport LNG for $850 mn

07/15/2014: Viking secures $32 mn charter contract for land rig system

07/15/2014: Tangiers Petroleum provides TAO-1 operational update

07/15/2014: Sino Gas reports positive gas flow rate at Linxing PSC in Ordos basin

07/15/2014: Centrica spuds Pegasus West well in UK Southern North Sea

07/15/2014: AWE updates on drilling at Drover-1 well in EP 455 in Perth basin

07/15/2014: Ezion bags $122.6 mn contract to provide service rig

07/15/2014: Ezion receives $146 mn contract to provide service rig

07/15/2014: John Wright, BEARCO join Wild Well to deliver industry leading relief well engineering

07/14/2014: North Dakota crude production rose the most in 9 months in May

07/14/2014: Older tank cars to be phased out under oil, rail industry offer

07/14/2014: BG completes sale of interest in CATS pipeline, infrastructure

07/14/2014: World Bank funds Colombia LNG plant as regional demand booms

07/14/2014: Wood Group strengthens Norwegian offshore engineering capability with acquisition of Agility Projects

07/14/2014: FTO Services announces completion of its first vessel

07/14/2014: OMV awards EMGS contract for Barents Sea survey

07/14/2014: Sikorsky begins delivery of S-76D aircraft for executive transport

07/14/2014: InterOil suspends drilling at PNG well on safety concerns

07/14/2014: WTI heads for $100 as supply risks ease; Brent near 3-month low

07/14/2014: CNPC sees PetroChina closing $1.23 bn Dover oil-sands purchase soon

07/14/2014: Tullow reports dry well in Ethiopia

07/14/2014: Africa beats Middle East to rank second in luring top oil workers

07/14/2014: UK seeks tax advice from oil industry on North Sea investments

07/14/2014: Whiting’s $3.8 bn Kodiak deal crowns new Bakken shale king

07/14/2014: East Libya rebels commit to keep open largest crude export-port

07/14/2014: African Petroleum to farm-out interest in block CI-509 offshore Cote d’Ivoire

07/14/2014: African Petroleum to acquire 3D seismic offshore Sierra Leone

07/14/2014: Key Petroleum spuds Dunnart-2 well in EP 437, Perth basin

07/14/2014: MacGregor to supply offloading system for Bumi Armada's FPSO project

07/14/2014: Roxi Petroleum updates on license extension, operations at Galaz block in Kazakhstan

07/14/2014: Woodside acquires 70% interest in Tanzania's Lake Tanganyika South block

07/14/2014: Mosman makes oil find at Crestar-1 well in NZ's Petroleum Creek project

07/14/2014: Lakes Oil to acquire 100% stake in PEPs 167, 175 in Victoria's Otway basin

07/14/2014: LLOG Exploration names new CFO

07/14/2014: Weatherford to sell Russia, Venezuela units to Rosneft for $500 million

07/14/2014: Preferred Sands to expand Northern White Sands operations

07/12/2014: Athabasca falls as $1.23 bn oil-sands payments seen delayed

07/12/2014: U.S. oil rigs rise to record as drillers focus on Texas

07/11/2014: Wall Street: Oil prices will slump due to oversupply

07/11/2014: Iraq Kurds use army to boost control over Kirkuk oilfields

07/11/2014: Roc to weigh takeover offers as Horizon merger deal advances

07/11/2014: Halliburton forms JV for shale fracturing in China

07/11/2014: AMEC awarded FEED contract for Sea Lion development offshore Falklands

07/11/2014: Iraq oil exports to rebound in July amid unrest, IEA says

07/11/2014: Premier CEO seeks to top oil target, get Falklands partner

07/11/2014: Aubrey McClendon wildcats for $1.4 bn of bonds

07/11/2014: Falcon Oil CEO expects South Africa shale permit in second half

07/11/2014: Gazprom stuck with record tax bill after Ukraine defaults

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