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2013-02-20 16:23:18

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN) announced today that it has realigned its segment reporting. As a result, beginning with the 2012 fourth quarter and full-year results (scheduled to be released Tuesday, February 26, 2013), the Company will report business segment information for four reportable segments as follows: Drilling Products and Services, Onshore Completion and Workover Services, Production Services and Subsea and Technical Solutions....

2013-02-18 08:20:38

HOUSTON, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cameron (NYSE: CAM) has signed an agreement with EEPNL, an ExxonMobil affiliate, for the supply of subsea production systems to the Erha North Phase 2 development. The scope of supply includes five subsea production trees, two water injection trees, three manifolds, production and topside controls and associated equipment. Deliveries will commence in 2014. Cameron Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jack B. Moore said, "Cameron is pleased...

2013-02-14 04:20:23

HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) ("Endeavour" or the "Company") today announced a drilling update on the East Rochelle well (15/27-E1y) in the U.K. Central North Sea. Following a severe storm lasting several days, the Company performed a routine inspection of the conductor, well head and blow out preventer systems using a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV). Inspection of the well revealed that the cement around the top of the 36"...

2013-02-12 20:20:14

HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) announced that it has secured contracts with a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) to provide three subsea blowout preventer (BOP) control systems. These contracts add over $40 million to Oceaneering's Subsea Products backlog. The contracts are for discrete hydraulic systems that will be used on existing semi-submersible drilling rigs that Transocean is modifying to comply with the American Petroleum...

2013-02-05 08:23:59

HOUSTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sulzer Pumps Ltd and FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) strengthened their existing relationship through the signing of a long-term and exclusive collaboration agreement. This agreement addresses the supply of pumps for subsea applications and the further development of pumping technology of Sulzer Pumps to meet the future needs of FMC Technologies and the subsea exploration and production industry. Through this agreement, both companies aim to further...

2013-02-04 08:21:59

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order from BP (NYSE: BP) for the manufacture and supply of subsea equipment to support water injection in the Thunder Horse field. The Thunder Horse oil field is located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico, 150 miles (240 kilometers) southeast of New Orleans in approximately 6,300 feet (1,920 meters) of water. FMC Technologies' scope of supply includes two...

2013-01-30 20:21:17

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) announced today that a wireline evaluation program has confirmed the previously announced light oil discovery in the Kangaroo-1 exploration well on block S-M-1101, in the Santos basin, offshore Brazil.  The well was drilled as part of an agreement announced by the Company on September 18, 2012, as a minimum work commitment for both the S-M-1101 and S-M-1165 blocks, where...

2013-01-11 04:20:14

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, January 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Welltec Corporation, a Danish-based oil and gas services company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a direct contract from Total Angola (TEPA) for the supply of conveyance and intervention services. Total Angola has awarded Welltec(R) a landmark, three (+1 +1) year contract to provide its pioneering conveyance and intervention technologies and services. Welltec(R) technologies and services increase...

2013-01-10 08:20:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order from CNR International Ltd. (NYSE: CNQ) for subsea equipment for the Baobab field. The Baobab field is located in Block CI-40 West Africa approximately 16 miles (25 kilometers) offshore from the Ivory Coast. FMC Technologies' scope of supply includes six subsea trees, eight wellheads, three manifolds, and a Subsea Control System including subsea distribution systems...

2013-01-08 12:21:49

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic technology and services, is pleased to announce the successful deployment of its SuperCable(TM) microseismic acquisition system. In use by a Microseismic Research Consortium to monitor hydraulic fracturing operations in Western Canada, the system provides longer-term borehole acquisition at lower cost than traditional wireline-based acquisition equipment. (Logo:...