Halliburton signs multilateral frame agreement with Statoil

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Statoil has contracted Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) to supply multilateral technology (MLT) for two mature fields offshore Norway.
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Jim Borthwick, BP Helios Simulator operator, talks about drilling safety training. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle)

BP displays new Gulf of Mexico safety system

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BP put its enhanced well monitoring capabilities in the Gulf of Mexico on display Tuesday to demonstrate the extra layers of safety the company put in place following the 2010 oil spill at its Macondo well.

DNO aiming to revive ailing field offshore UAE

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DNO says this spring it plans to start re-development of the Saleh field, 45 km (28 mi) offshore Ras al Khaimah, UAE.
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Dragon offshore Caspian Turkmen well program extended to injection, abandonment

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Dragon Oil aims to complete 13-15 wells and perform two workovers this year on its Cheleken Contract Area fields in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.
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Technip adds to offshore construction fleet

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Technip (Paris:TEC) has named its newest offshore construction vessel at an unveiling ceremony at the Metalships & Docks shipyard in northern Spain.
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Petronas adds platform at Yetagun offshore Myanmar

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Petronas Carigali has contracted Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for a new wellhead platform offshore Myanmar.
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TAQA contracts subsea control spread for Cladhan offshore North Sea

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Proserv has won two subsea control contracts in the North Sea worth a combined value of more than $23.4 million.
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Adira halts work on permit offshore Israel

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Adira Energy has suspended operations on its Gabriella license offshore Israel.
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The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010, the day after the blowout of BP's Macondo well. (Associate Press photo)

Transocean set to plead guilty to misdemeanor in spill case

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It’s Transocean’s turn in the penalty box.
(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

NC senators file fracking, Atlantic drilling bill

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Permits for companies to carry out a form of underground natural gas exploration in North Carolina could begin in March 2015, under a bill offered by Senate Republicans.