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Petronas VP calls for more service providers, equipment in Asia Pacific to develop unconventional, ultra-deepwater resources

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

Finding suitable rigs in the Asia Pacific for deepwater drilling programs remains a difficult task. Even more deficient is…

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Talent management, borderless careers among industry tactics for personnel development

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

From managing talent to managing generational gaps to offering “borderless” careers, companies in the oil and gas…

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Industry veterans urged to pass on more tacit knowledge to younger generation

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

There’s a lot of concern in the industry over the imminent loss of an older-generation of employees as they begin to retire…

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3 steps to bridging the competency gap for HSE risk management professionals

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

The drilling industry is placing increasing demands on HSE risk management professionals, yet training and education are not keeping pace…

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Deloitte: Despite low prices, shale gas stands as game-changer for US energy producers

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

Favorable pricing and American ingenuity triggered the shale gas revolution, and those forces will drive a resurgence in the future…

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Baker Hughes launches portable water treatment, waste recycling facilities

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

Baker Hughes has introduced two new mobile services to provide convenient water treatment and drilling waste…

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Anadarko’s well offshore Mozambique increases estimated recoverable resource to 15-30 tcf

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

Anadarko Petroleum announced the successful Barquentine-3 appraisal well encountered more than…

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Eni awarded two exploration contracts in Indonesia

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

Eni, through its subsidiary Eni Indonesia, has been awarded two new production-sharing contracts in the West Papua Province in East Indonesia and in the…

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Statoil to expand presence offshore Indonesia

Posted on 29 November 2011 in News

Statoil has been awarded the operatorship and a substantial working interest in the Halmahera II block offshore eastern Indonesia. Statoil will operate the…

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McMoRan: Ultra-deep gas discovery may open new gold mine for Gulf of Mexico shallow water

Posted on 28 November 2011 in News

In light of the completion and flow test of one of McMoRan Exploration’s wells in the Gulf of Mexico, James R “Jim Bob” Moffett, co-chairman, president and CEO…

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