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2011-08-17 17:28:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2011 of US$4.6 million, or US$0.03 per diluted share. This compares to a net loss of US$0.5 million, or US$0.0 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2010. Revenues for the second quarter of 2011 were US$49.9 million compared to US$48.9 million for the second quarter of 2010. For the six months ended June 30, 2011, net income was US$7.0 million...

2011-08-08 07:43:00

ZUG, Switzerland, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today announced that it has been awarded a contract for the semisubmersible rig Noble Paul Romano and received a contract extension on the semisubmersible rig Noble Max Smith, two rigs located in the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, the Company has been awarded a contract for the jackup rig Noble George Sauvageau operating in the Southern sector of the North Sea. The Noble Paul Romano has been awarded a six well,...

2011-07-11 01:17:00

ZAGREB, Croatia, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CROSCO Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that CROSCO semisubmersible  Zagreb 1 is undergoing a comprehensive maintenance and service program as well as a five-year survey at the BrodoTrogir d.d. Shipyard in Trogir, Croatia. Maintenance and service work is being done by CROSCO's Maintenance and Engineering Division.   The five-year survey is being conducted by Lloyd's...

2011-07-07 08:44:00

HOUSTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group, the international energy services company, has been granted a multi-million dollar, three-year contract by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. to commission the Big Foot extended tension leg platform (E-TLP) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Work will be performed by DSI, Wood Group PSN's commissioning services business. DSI's scope of work covers the full commissioning process, from development of procedures, through inspection and testing of every...

2011-06-02 03:00:00

HOUSTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group, the international energy services company, has been granted a multi-million dollar, 42-month contract by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for the planning, managing and field execution of commissioning for the Jack & St. Malo semi-submersible hub production facility. Work will be performed by DSI, Wood Group PSN's commissioning services business. The Jack & St. Malo platform will be installed in 7,000 feet of water in the Walker Ridge section...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'