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McDermott to overhaul platforms offshore Middle East

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McDermott International (NYSE: MDR) has won offshore Middle East contracts for two projects with a total value of $900 million.
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Nord Stream opens consultations on additional Baltic gas lines

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The Nord Stream consortium has published a project information document (PID) concerning a proposed extension.
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North Sea Skarfjell well underlines commerciality

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Wintershall Norge is nearing completion of an appraisal well on the Skarfjell oil and gas discovery in the Norwegian North Sea.
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Statoil signs offshore Caspian exploration accord

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Statoil and SOCAR have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly explore and develop the Zafar-Mashal structures in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea.
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Total sticks with Wood Group for North Sea engineering

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Wood Group PSN has won a two-year extension to its contract to support Total’s UK North Sea operations.
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Subsea 7 extends Kommandor 3000 contract

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Petrobras has signed a contract worth more than $350 million with Subsea 7 for operation of the pipe lay support vessel Kommandor 3000.
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ABB adds more electrical work for Ichthys FPSO

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ABB is now the main electrical contractor for the Ichthys FPSO.
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SeaBird to start offshore seismic acquisition in Caribbean

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SeaBird Exploration Plc (OSE:SBX) has signed a $12.5-million, 85-day, agreement for the Geo Pacific to collect marine seismic data in the Caribbean.
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DNV releases comprehensive risk management software

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DNV Software has launched a structured and analytical risk management tool that incorporates EasyRisk Manager with Synergi Life risk and QHSE management.
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Apache high bidder of 14 central GoM leases

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Apache Corp. (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) reports that its subsidiaries were the apparent high bidders on nine shallow-water blocks and five deepwater blocks in the recent Central Planning Area Lease Sale 227 held by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
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