WorldOil Aker Solutions wins BP contract for work offshore Norway Aker Solutions won a framework agreement to provide maintenance and modifications services at BP-operated oil and gas fields offshore Norway. Oil falls as U.S. supplies weighed against drilling decline Oil fell in New York for the first time this week as the U.S. supply glut weighs on prices after crude inventories rose for a ninth week. Canadian Oil Sands seeks white knight as Suncor closes in on bid Suncor Energy Inc.’s battle for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. is getting more crowded. Lundin’s Selada wildcat disappoints offshore Malaysia Lundin Malaysia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lundin Petroleum, has completed the Selada-1 exploration well in Block PM308A, offshore Malaysia. Wood Group wins $90-million contract in Iraq Wood Group has won a new contract worth approximately $90 million to deliver services to one of the blue-chip international oil companies (IOC) in Iraq. Bankers Petroleum bags Hungarian exploration block Bankers Petroleum has announced a successful bid, in the third Hungarian bid round, for the Püspökladány Block (Block "P"), within the Pannonian basin, in north eastern Hungary. Katalyst Data Management enters Australia, awarded major seismic data project Mere months since their market entry into the Asia-Pacific, Katalyst Data Management, through its Australian subsidiary KDM SpectrumData, has taken on a major oil and gas seismic data management project for the Geological Survey of Queensland and the Department of Natural Resources and Mines in Australia. eDrilling opens new office in Singapore eDrilling, a provider of drilling and well performance solutions, has announced the opening of a wholly owned subsidiary, eDrilling APAC, Inc., in Singapore. Aberdeen-based IMES invests in inspection technology IMES has invested $75,387 (£50,000) in new technology, expanding its existing service offering for clients in the oil and gas industry. Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply design for offshore vessel conversion Dutch ship owner C-Bed has contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for rebuilding its Seismic Survey Vessel, the 'Viking II', for use as a hotel vessel. U.S. drillers idle 13 more rigs: Baker Hughes HOUSTON – Drillers in the U.S. idled 13 more rigs this week, according to the latest data released by Baker Hughes in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. According to the service provider, the number of oil-directed rigs has now fallen for 12 of the past 13 weeks.