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Navy’s Largest Exercise Underway in Middle East

November 1, 2014

The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX), the world’s largest naval exercise, with 44 participating nations from six continents, began with the Maritime Infrastructure Protection Symposium in Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 27.  The exercise is organized and led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet. IMCMEX is an opportunity for more than 6,500 personnel from… Continue Reading »

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Enhanced Oil Recovery: Can Chemical EOR Take Off?

November 1, 2014

In the second of three articles on enhanced oil recovery, research firm Visiongain looks at the prospects for chemical EOR, outlining why the least prominent of the enhanced oil recovery (EOR) methods is beginning to see significant growth. CHEMICAL EOR: A CHECKERED HISTORY Chemical formulations act as a displacing fluid, thus lowering the interfacial tension… Continue Reading »

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Oceaneering Profits Rise

November 1, 2014

Oceaneering International has reported record earnings for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. On revenue of $973.1 million, Oceaneering generated net income of $124.3 million, or $1.16 per share. For the third quarter of 2013, Oceaneering reported revenue of $853.3 million and net income of $104.4 million, or $0.96 per share. For the second… Continue Reading »

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Odyssey’s HMS (1744) Victory Shipwreck Project to Move Forward

October 31, 2014

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.welcomed the statement by the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence giving consent to proceed with the archaeological investigation and recovery of at-risk artifacts from the HMS Victory (1744) wreck site in accordance with the project design that has been approved by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Department for… Continue Reading »

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Shell Appoints New Chairman, Reports Upbeat 3Q Results

October 31, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell announced Thursday that it has appointed a new chairman as it reported third-quarter results that were ahead of expectations. Shell has appointed Chad Holliday as its new chairman, with Jorma Ollila stepping down after serving as the firm’s chairman for nine years. Holliday was appointed a non-executive director of the company in… Continue Reading »

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Argentine Congress Passes Law Aimed At Attracting Oil Investment

October 31, 2014

Argentina’s Congress gave final approval on Thursday to a law revamping energy investment regulations, the latest step by President Cristina Fernandez to lure foreign companies into the country’s promising shale sector. The law, passed by a 130 to 116 vote in the lower house, cuts the minimum investment needed for companies to be exempt from… Continue Reading »

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Offshore Energy 2014 Beats Expectations

October 31, 2014

The 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI attracted 13,452 visitors representing 81 nationalities, an increase of 47% compared to last year. OEEC 2014 featured 630 exhibitors on 21,000 sq.m. floor space and 106 speakers in 22 sessions. Official opening OEEC 2014 was opened by… Continue Reading »

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NOAA in Debris Removal Off Hawaii

October 31, 2014

A team of 17 NOAA divers sailing aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette has returned from a 33-day mission to remove marine debris from Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world.  In total, they removed approximately 57 tons of derelict fishing… Continue Reading »

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Texas RRC Issues New Regulations on Fracking Disposal Wells

October 31, 2014

New regulations covering disposal wells from fracking operations go into effect in Texas beginning in November 2014. The new regulations by the Texas Railroad Commission (Texas RRC, or Commission), the state’s regulating entity for oil and gas, are centered on the possible linkage between seismic activity and disposing wells. There are four main components of… Continue Reading »

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Saab to Build ROV for UHDT

October 31, 2014

Defence and security company Saab has won a contract to deliver a Water Borne Improvised Explosive Device Remotely Operated Vehicle (WBIEDROV) in cooperation with the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Team’s (UHDT), Technical Support Working Group (TSWG). The aim of this project is to deliver to the UHDT an increased capability that will tackle the growing… Continue Reading »

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