http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Drilling advances https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/july-2019/columns/drilling-advances New Zealand’s faux ban Seadrill signs new JV with Sonangol, Angola https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/2/6/seadrill-signs-new-jv-with-sonangol-angola Seadrill Limited has announced that it has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Empresa de Serviços e Sondagens de Angola Ltda, an affiliate of Sonangol E.P. Halliburton President and CEO Jeff Miller appointed as chairman of the board https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/2/halliburton-president-and-ceo-jeff-miller-appointed-as-chairman-of-the-board Halliburton Company has announced its board of directors has appointed Jeff Miller, the company’s president and CEO, as chairman of the board, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Chevron names presidents of North America, Asia Pacific EandP https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/11/6/chevron-names-presidents-of-north-america-asia-pacific-ep Chevron Corporation has named Steven W. Green as president of Chevron North America Exploration and Production, effective March 1, 2019. Philippines hopeful for South China Sea energy deal https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/10/30/philippines-hopeful-for-south-china-sea-energy-deal Philippine Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi is optimistic that a deal to jointly explore disputed areas of the South China Sea for oil and gas will finally move forward when President Xi Jinping visits next month. Service companies chase international boom as U.S. shale drilling moderates https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/10/18/service-companies-chase-international-boom-as-us-shale-drilling-moderates The biggest providers of oilfield services are surfing a wave of international spending on the back of higher prices, but the good news is tempered by an activity slowdown in their own back yard. New products and services https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/september-2018/news-resources/new-products-and-services Weatherford International introduced its Rotaflex long-stroke pumping unit that improves artificial lift efficiency in deep, high-volume and high gas-to-liquids wells. Companies in the news https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/september-2018/news-resources/companies-in-the-news LLOG Exploration delivered first production from its Crown and Anchor fields in the Gulf of Mexico, during second-quarter 2018. Wood wins deepwater contract with Shell in the Philippines https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/20/wood-wins-deepwater-contract-with-shell-in-the-philippines Wood has secured a new, six-year contract with Shell to provide asset management services to the Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power project in the Philippines. New products and services https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/august-2018/news-resources/new-products-and-services Plenty-brand screw and vane pumps from SPX Flow are engineered to pump heavy viscous fluids, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes.