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Expro Scores Heavy Oil Testing Gig for Bentley Field  | Rigzone

by  Expro International Group|Press Release|Monday, July 23, 2012TweetExpro has been awarded a contract to provide equipment and services in support of Xcite Energy's 90 day extended well test in the Bentley field.Located in Block 9/3b, 99 miles (160 kilometers) east of the Shetlands, the Bentley Field is said to contain 116 million barrels of proven and probable reserves.

DVIDS - News - Taking aim: 2nd Marine Division prepares for deployment

Smoke filled the air as Marines with 2nd Marine Division opened fire during a range training exercise in preparation for an upcoming deployment at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 23-28, 2018. Marines assigned to the Maritime Raid Force took part in a close quarters tactics enablers course with Expeditionary Operations…

50m motorsailer Meira launched by Neta Marine

The 50 metre motorsailer yacht Meira was launched on April 2 by Turkish yard Neta Marine. Currently offered for sale and for charter with Ocean Independence, this steel-hulled yacht was styled inside and out by Evan K Marshall, with a dark blue hull and canoe stern, while Fuat Turan developed the naval architecture. Take…

Oil spill that caused Indonesia fire was due to broken pipe

An oil spill that caused a fire that killed five people and sickened hundreds in an Indonesian port city came from a broken pipe the state-owned energy company was using to transfer crude oil, police said Thursday.A preliminary investigation had identified the leaking substance as marine fuel oil, but East Kalimantan police…

Blockchain ledger lays foundation for programmable economy

In part one of this report, we examine the prospect of a new programmable economy, predicted by Gartner Inc. vice president David Furlonger. Here in part two, we look at what the programmable economy will look like in action, the technological environment -- including the blockchain ledger -- that will be required to enable it, as well as recommendations for CIOs to prepare for it.

Yemeni rebels attack Saudi oil tanker: coalition

Newly recruited Huthi rebel fighters chant slogans in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on July 16, 2017 (AFP Photo/Mohammed HUWAIS)MoreRiyadh (AFP) - Yemeni rebels on Tuesday attacked a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea, causing "minor damage", state media said citing the Saudi-led military coalition against the Iran-backed insurgents."A…

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter Conference Call on the Web NYSE:HP

TULSA, Okla., April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In conjunction with Helmerich & Payne, Inc.s (NYSE:HP) second quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. (ET) with John Lindsay, President and CEO, Juan Pablo Tardio…

Bollinger delivers 28th Sentinel-class fast response cutter

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the 154’x25′ Nathan Bruckenthal, the 28th Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC) to the Coast Guard. The USCG took delivery at the end of March 2018 in Key West, Fla. The vessel’s commissioning is scheduled for July 2018 in Washington D.C.To build the FRC, Bollinger used a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan Patrol Boat 4708.

Sembcorp Marine unit further extends standstill agreement for drilling rig, Companies & Markets

JURONG Shipyard has agreed with its client to delay, for the fifth time, the delivery of a semi-submersible drilling rig by another six months.Sembcorp Marine, which fully owns Jurong Shipyard, said that the standstill agreement between Jurong Shipyard and North Atlantic Drilling Ltd for the delivery of West Rigel has been extended to Jan 6…

Source of Suspected Bunker Spill in Balikpapan Fire Remains Unknown: Ship Managers

Screenshot from footage posted on YouTube said to be of Saturday's blaze. The source of oil in a suspected bunker spill and fire at the weekend in Indonesian waters off Balikpapan, Borneo remains unknown, the Managers of MV Ever Judger have said in a statement emailed to Ship & Bunker. State-owned oil firm Pertamina yesterday…

Eni On Track to Complete West, East-Hub Development Projects in Angola  | Rigzone

by  Andreas Exarheas|Rigzone Staff|Tuesday, April 05, 2016TweetRigzone looks at the progress of the West Hub and East Hub Development Projects in Block 15/06 offshore Angola.In an ongoing effort to complete its West Hub Development Project (WHDP) in Block 15/06 offshore Angola, Italian energy firm Eni S.p.A announced Jan.

Politics corrupts religion, offshore drilling bad for Maine, break our addiction to violence — Lette

April 2, 2018 10:07 amPolitics corrupts religionHere is a stunning statement from conservative columnist Marc Thiessen: Christian conservatives are judging Trump not by his faith but by his works. And when it comes to life and liberty, his works are good. I am a born-again Christian, and what this advocates for is, in principle…

Belgian Port Has Brexit Britain in Its Sights

At Antwerp’s sprawling port, the ripples from Brexit are already apparent.The Belgian port saw trade with the U.K. drop 5 percent in 2017, the first decline in five years. Against that backdrop, Antwerp -- described by Napoleon as a “pistol pointed at the heart of England” -- is seeking a representative in the U.K.’s industrial heartlands.“We investigated…

Beware! Selfie on railway tracks may land you in jail | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: Taking a selfie by trespassing on to railway tracks or railway property, which may pose danger to ones own security or others or lead to disruption of train services, might land you in jail. Railway police have started a campaign to inform people not to do adventures while taking selfies, which might pose danger and affect railway services.

Oil Prices Rise as U.S. Drilling Slows

Oil prices rose on Monday, holding near $70 a barrel, underpinned by a slowdown in U.S. drilling activity and falling global stocks.Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, rose 0.6% to $69.74 a barrel on Londons ICE Futures exchange. reported the first fall in U.S. rigs drilling for oil in three weeks, with rigs falling by seven to 797.

Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Ships Movement, Cargo Handling Report 02 April 2018

the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Monday. hours closed at 217,970 Metric tons. during the said period. Commodity wise handling in metric tons is given below.

Renewed Consolidation Called For Singapore Stock Market

The Singapore stock market has finished higher in two of three trading days since the end of the four-day losing streak in which it had tumbled more than 100 points or 2.9 percent. The Straits Times index now rests just above the 3,430-point plateau although it figures to head south again on Tuesday.The global forecast…

Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Shipping Intelligence Report 02 April 2018

hours on Monday. D. Gen. Bulk-Sh. D. L. Cnt. D. L. Cnt. Berth Vacant... D. L. Cnt. D. L. Cnt. 02/04/18 Not Sched 600 Cnt. 600 Cnt. P-Delta 04/04/18 Not Sched 300 Cnt. 500 Cnt. P-Delta 11/04/18 Not Sched 300 Cnt. 500 Cnt. Xin Xia Men P-Delta 13/03/18 NOt Sched 1500 Cnt. 1500 Cnt. Vessel Name Type Agent expected Berth No. Shifted from B.NO. 14/15 to O/A. Shifted from OP-2 to O/A.

A Pale Smoke - The New York Times

I had picked up cheese, eggs, vegetables, chicken tenders and ice cream. I stopped by the deli counter for sliced meat when I noticed an older man, some would say very old, with a cap on his head above a checked wool jacket too light for the season. His pants were out of fashion, baggy, rolled up and stained with oil, cinched…