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US WARSHIP JOHN S McCAIN COLLIDES WITH OIL TANKER NEAR SINGAPORE

August 22, 2017

On August 21 the US guided-missile destroyer USS John S McCain based in Yokosuka, Japan, collided with the oil tanker Alnic MC east of Singapore at ar...

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TOTAL ACQUIRES MAERSK OIL FOR $7.45 BILLION

August 21, 2017

Total announces that the Boards of Total and A.P. Moller – Maersk have both approved the acquisition of 100% of the equity of the E&P company Ma...

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DANISH AND TURKISH STRAITS: THE CHOKEPOINTS FOR EUROPE’s OIL SUPPLIES

August 21, 2017

Chokepoints are narrow channels along widely used global sea routes and are critical to global energy security. The inability of oil to transit a majo...

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NORWAY ARRESTS GREENPEACE ACTIVISTS AND SEIZES ARCTIC SUNRISE

August 21, 2017

On August 15, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise entered the safety zone around the Songa Enabler semi-submersible drilling in the in the Korpfjell fi...

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NOBLE SECURES THREE-YEAR CONTRACT FOR THE DRILLSHIP NOBLE BOB DOUGLAS

August 21, 2017

Noble Corporation advised that the company has secured a three-year contract with ExxonMobil for the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Bob Douglas to dr...

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50 LET POBEDY ON A MEMORIAL VOYAGE TO THE NORTH POLE

August 19, 2017

The 50 Let Pobedy (50th Anniversary of Victory) nuclear-powered icebreaker on Sunday sailed off from Russia’s northwestern port of Murmansk on a mem...

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GREKA DRILLING AWARDED NEW CBM DRILLING CONTRACTS IN SHANXI PROVINCE

August 18, 2017

Greka Drilling announced that it has been awarded two new drilling contracts with PetroChina Huabei (subsidiary of CNPC) in addition to the one curren...

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SAIPEM AWARDED CONTRACT FOR AL ZOUR REFINERY ONSHORE KUWAIT

August 18, 2017

Saipem has been awarded a new contract in the onshore E&C sector worth approximately 850 million USD. Activities involve engineering, procurement,...

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MAERSK DRILLING: NEW CONTRACTS FOR MAERSK DEVELOPER, RESOLUTE & RESOLVE

August 17, 2017

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract by Shell for the deepwater semi-submersible rig Maersk Developer. The contract covers the drilling and com...

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