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Helicopter crash off western Norway kills all 13 onboard

A helicopter flying people from a Statoil ASA-operated oil and gas field offshore Norway crashed on its way to Bergen on the country’s west coast, killing all passengers and crew onboard.

BP awards Petrofac Duty Holder contract for Miller platform

Petrofac has been awarded a Duty Holder contract from BP to support the late life management of the Miller platform, located in the Central North Sea.

Premier Oil completes acquisition of E.ON's North Sea assets

Premier Oil has completed the acquisition of the UK North Sea assets of E.ON, the London-headquartered company said Friday.

Eni posts larger-than-expected loss amid oil price slump

Eni posted a first-quarter loss that was worse than analysts’ estimates amid a collapse in crude prices.

EV acquires Epidote Limited

Specialist in well diagnosis, EV, has announced the acquisition of Aberdeenshire-based well integrity software supplier, Epidote Limited, to enable a world-class well diagnosis service.

Maersk Oil awards four-year contract for Culzean development

Maersk Oil has awarded information management specialist Datum360 a four-year contract to implement Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for the Culzean development in the UK North Sea.

Wood Group secures four Statoil contracts

Wood Group has recently won four subsea contracts with Statoil on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

Aibel wins contract for BP’s Glen Lyon FPSO

Aibel has been awarded a contract for yardstay and assistance with the final preparations of the Glen Lyon FPSO. The vessel arrived in Haugesund, Norway, on Wednesday.

Cheniere's LNG set to reach Europe as U.S. shale gas goes global

Within a decade of revolutionizing domestic natural gas markets, U.S. shale will for the first time enter Europe, a region dominated by Russian and Norwegian supplies.

Statoil launches new subsea concept

Statoil has presented a new subsea concept, called Cap-X, that is designed to reduce cost and increase efficiency.

BP investors reject CEO's 20% pay increase amid oil industry slump

BP Plc shareholders voted in protest at the company’s decision to award CEO Bob Dudley a 20% pay increase after the company reported a record net loss and announced thousands of job cuts following oil’s slump.

Bibby Offshore wins first Norwegian contract

Bibby Offshore’s Norway division, Bibby Offshore AS, has secured its first contract in the region with ConocoPhillips Skandinavia.

Offshore innovations boost efficiencies, solve subsea problems

Staff, World Oil

This year’s collection of new technologies and new-generation improvements on existing products covers a wide swath of equipment and functions, ranging from expandable liners, liner-hangers and ratchet collars, to submersible pumps, subsea compression and water analysis sensors.

Statoil awards contracts for removal, disposal and recycling of Huldra platform

Hereema Marine Contractors Nederland SE will remove Statoil’s Huldra platform and transport it to shore, while AF Offshore Decom AS has been awarded the contract for disposal and recycling of the platform.

Statoil in oil discovery southwest of North Sea’s Oseberg South field

Statoil Petroleum, operator of production license 035/272, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat wells 30/11-11 S and 30/11-11 A.

Premier reports first oil from Solan field

Premier Oil achieved first oil from Solan field on Tuesday, the London-based company said.

DOF wins new contracts in North Sea

A DOF Group subsidiary has signed two separate contracts with operators in the North Sea.

ConocoPhillips awards Archer five-year contract

ConocoPhillips has awarded Archer a five-year contract for the provision of mechanical wireline services for the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Proserv seals Statoil contract for Gullfaks field

Proserv has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with Statoil for the provision of production control equipment in Norway.

Collaboration is key for new wells decommissioning offering

Well management and performance improvement specialist Exceed has bolstered its decommissioning credentials through a strategic alliance with Weatherford.