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2014-09-22 12:22:29

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Offshore Drilling Market by Services, Applications & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Offshore drilling market has been witnessing high growth, due to increase demand and high oil prices in the international market.Exploration and development activities offshore have been increasing owing to...

2014-09-17 16:23:18

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the September Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of September 17, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for August 2014,...

2014-09-17 16:23:05

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The onshore mature oil & gas reserves shifts the focus of operator companies towards deep water offshore areas. The increasing demand of energy has pushed the exploration and production activities in the deep and ultra-deep region thereby growing the demand for the offshore drilling services. The escalated demand of these services is backed off by the increasing demand of energy and soaring capital expenditures by the various oil and gas...

2014-09-05 23:02:50

ReportsnReports.com adds “Offshore Drilling Market by Services (Contract Drilling, Directional Drilling and Logging while Drilling), Applications (Shallow Water, Deepwater, Ultra-Deepwater) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The report classifies the offshore drilling market in accordance to services, geography, and application areas. The offshore drilling services included in this report are...

2014-09-02 12:22:45

NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) spearheading the litigation emanating from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill today announced that it has reached an approximately $1.1 billion settlement with Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. (HESI) stemming from its role in the incident. The settlement, which will be overseen by Judge Carl A. Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana, includes two classes of eligible claimants. The...

2014-09-02 12:22:33

Settlement includes alleged punitive damage claims and assigned claims for commercial fishermen and property owners directly affected by oil MT. PLEASANT, S.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Halliburton Energy Services Inc. and the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee announced a $1.028 billion settlement for alleged punitive damage claims and claims held by the class that were created as part of the Economic and Property Damages Settlement in In re Oil Spill by the Oil...

2014-08-25 12:21:23

CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG-Free Report), Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO-Free Report), Parker Drilling Co. (NYSE:PKD-Free Report), Vantage Drilling Co. (AMEX:VTG-Free Report) and Noble Corp....

deepwater horizon drifters
2014-08-22 03:30:49

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Science consortium offers new information to predict how oil and other pollutants move in the ocean A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. The findings provide new information to help predict the movements of oil and other pollutants in the ocean. Nearly two years to the day...

2014-08-13 12:22:30

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI-Free Report), Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM-Free Report), Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG-Free Report), Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A-Free Report) and Chiquita Brands International...

2014-08-06 16:24:11

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income of $24.7 million or $0.43 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2014 compared to net income of $7.1 million or $0.12 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2013. Second quarter 2014 revenues were $52.1 million compared to $29.1 million in the second quarter of 2013, primarily due to the higher volumes of crude liftings in the second quarter of 2014 as compared to the second quarter...


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