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Eleven found dead after helicopter crash off west Norway

At least 11 died and two were missing after a helicopter carrying people from a Statoil ASA-operated oil and gas field offshore Norway crashed near Bergen on Norway’s west coast.

SIMMONS EDECO wins key contract with major operator

SIMMONS EDECO, a supplier of wellhead and valve maintenance and onshore drilling services, has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract by a major North Sea oil and gas operator.

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.

Cnooc revenue drops as output gain outweighed by oil tumble

Cnooc Ltd., China’s biggest offshore oil and gas explorer, reported a 31% decline in revenue and an increase in output amid a crash in crude prices.

Tullow's Jubilee field to resume production offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil Plc said production at its flagship field offshore Ghana will resume in the next few days, while another project under development in the nation’s waters remains on track.

McDermott completes Otis Subsea tieback for LLOG

McDermott International has completed the installation scope associated with the Otis development in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of LLOG Exploration Offshore.

Wood Group wins $500-million EPCM contract in Azerbaijan

ABERDEEN, Scotland -- Wood Group has won a new five-year contract with BP-operated projects, valued at $500 million, to deliver services to eight facilities, offshore Azerbaijan.

Samsung Heavy loses $4.6-billion FLNG order from Shell on oil drop

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., the world’s third-largest shipbuilder, said an order to build three floating LNG production facilities was canceled after the energy development project was scrapped amid a plunge in oil prices.

Drilling at Manora Oil Development in Gulf of Thailand complete

Mubadala Petroleum, operator of the Manora Oil Development joint venture, has advised that drilling of the MNA-15 and MNA-16 development wells in the Northern Gulf of Thailand has now been completed.

Top Norwegian rainmaker predicts oil crash is nearing bottom

Shipping is about to lead a recovery in global offshore markets that have been battered by plunging oil prices, according to one of Norway’s biggest dealmakers over the past three decades.

Aker Solutions and ABB join forces to power subsea production

Aker Solutions and ABB agreed to build on their combined strengths in subsea, power and automation technologies to develop solutions that will improve oil and gas production for the global energy industry.

API: Key moment for next decade of U.S. energy leadership and affordable energy

API called on the administration to maintain and promote U.S. oil and natural gas development through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) 2017-2022 offshore program, API Group Director of upstream and industry operations Erik Milito said today in a briefing with journalists.

TIW UK secures three-year contract extension with Total E&P UK

TIW UK Limited has signed a three-year contract extension with Total E&P UK.

CNOOC starts production at Panyu 11-5 oil field in South China Sea

HONG KONG -- CNOOC’s Panyu 11-5 oil field has started production, the company said in a statement.

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).

Wild Well raises the bar for riserless plug & abandonment

Wild Well Control, a Superior Energy Services company, said Thursday that its DeepRange tool, in conjunction with its 7Series riserless intervention system, has successfully performed full plug and abandonment operations on four subsea wells in the Gulf of Mexico.

Veolia signs long-term contract to supply water treatment chemicals to TOTAL in Angola

Veolia Water Oil and Gas Angola Lda has been contracted by TOTAL and Sonangol to supply Veolia’s range of Hydrex chemicals for its FPSO fleet operating off the coast of Angola.

Aqualis Offshore and CSDC join forces

Aqualis Offshore and China Ship Design & Research Center Co., Ltd (CSDC) have signed an agreement to cooperate on engineering projects both in China and internationally.

DeepOcean awarded EPRD contract on Varg field by Repsol

DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, announced that the company has been awarded a contract for provision of engineering, procurement, removal and disposal (EPRD) of Varg Subsea facilities by Repsol Norge AS.