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7/16/18 Tidewater To Buy GulfMark As Offshore Drilling Eyes Recovery Posted on Sunday July 15, 2018
Tidewater says it will buy smaller rival GulfMark Offshore in an all-stock deal to create a $1.25 billion company.
Protesters At Iraq's Siba Gas Field Demand Jobs, Better Services Posted on Sunday July 15, 2018
About 200 protesters gathered at the main entrance to Iraq's Siba natural gas field on Monday, police sources say.
China Willing To Invest $3B In Nigerian Oil Operations - NNPC Posted on Sunday July 15, 2018
China National Offshore Oil Corp is willing to invest $3 billion in its existing oil and gas operation in Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says.
Aker BP Appoints New Exploration SVP Posted on Sunday July 15, 2018
Aker BP announces Monday that it has appointed Evy GlĂ¸rstad-Clark as its new exploration SVP.
Norwegian Shipowner's Association: Norwegian Offshore Rig Strike Escalates Posted on Sunday July 15, 2018
A strike on Norwegian offshore oil and gas rigs has escalated, the Norwegian Shipowner's Association revealed Monday.
WoodMac: OPEC Will Continue to Play Important Role in Oil Market to 2040 Posted on Sunday July 15, 2018
OPEC will continue to play an important role in the oil market to 2040, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie.
Analysts: SDX's Egypt Appraisal Well Result 'Very Encouraging' Posted on Sunday July 15, 2018
North Africa focused oil and gas company SDX Energy Inc announces that a 'successful' production test has been conducted at its SD-4X appraisal well at South Disouq in Egypt.
Argentina to Include New Companies in Vaca Muerta Labor Deal Posted on Thursday July 12, 2018
The Vaca Muerta play in Patagonia is one of the world's largest reserves of unconventional hydrocarbons.
Oil Rises But Declines for the Week As Supply Concerns Ease Posted on Thursday July 12, 2018
Oil prices rose on Friday as strike actions in Norway and Iraq hit
supplies, but futures were set for a second straight week of
Weak Start for Vitol's Viva Energy on Australian Bourse Posted on Thursday July 12, 2018
Vitol and its unnamed partners built Viva Energy after buying Shell's former refinery in Geelong near Melbourne and its petrol stations in Australia for $2.6 billion in 2014.
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