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money.jpg Technip, Samsung confirm Browse award http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405104/technip-samsung-confirm-browse-award Duo also to build the three FLNG vessels for offshore project following FEED deal if FID approved next year Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405104/technip-samsung-confirm-browse-award Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:19:17 +0000 live prelude1.jpg EnerMech gets $10m BP deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1405144/enermech-gets-usd-10m-bp-deal Engineering service provider extends service contract for the supermajor’s Caspian Sea operations (Anamaria Deduleasa) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1405144/enermech-gets-usd-10m-bp-deal Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:19:38 +0000 live EnerMech Vicon logo 2.jpg EnerMech Vicon 5.jpg Total ‘nears Mahakam decision’ http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1405133/total-nears-mahakam-decision French supermajor to decide imminently on percentage to retain at Indonesian block (Anamaria 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Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405106/sasol-drives-on-in-mozambique Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:34:48 +0000 live the beachfront in Maputo, Mozambique.jpg Lingo let go from Drillsearch http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405100/lingo-let-go-from-drillsearch Chief executive leaves by mutual consent as Australian company looks to expand beyond the Cooper basin Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405100/lingo-let-go-from-drillsearch Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:22:38 +0000 live Lingo.jpg Oil falls further http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405102/oil-falls-further Oversupply worries continue to weigh on prices as US rig count rises Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405102/oil-falls-further Fri, 03 Jul 2015 04:07:16 +0000 live Stock Trader Drop Down Origin hits TD in Yolla well http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405101/origin-hits-td-in-yolla-well Second 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chairman Dinesh Kumar Sarraf.jpg Repsol meet and greet in PNG http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405098/repsol-meet-and-greet-in-png Upstream executive in PNG to discuss its assets russell.searancke@upstreamonline.com (Russell Searancke) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405098/repsol-meet-and-greet-in-png Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:57:32 +0000 live PNG.jpg Green group: BP deal 'victory for wildlife' http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405066/green-group-bp-deal-victory-for-wildlife Environmental advocates, White House respond to news of Macondo settlement caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405066/green-group-bp-deal-victory-for-wildlife Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:33:56 +0000 live Macondo pelicans Vantage denies ties in Petrobras case http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405084/vantage-denies-ties-in-petrobras-case Former Petrobras executive suspected of taking bribes on contract for Vantage drillship caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline 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http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405061/enbridge-buys-stake-in-delfin-lng Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:43:30 +0000 live Steak_cut.jpg Total's Elk-Antelope plan confirmed http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405032/totals-elk-antelope-plan-confirmed Partner InterOil says partners back French supermajor's LNG development plan in PNG Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405032/totals-elk-antelope-plan-confirmed Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:28:16 +0000 live Patrick Pouyanne WGC.jpg Axis in open-ended Cosco rig delay http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405030/axis-in-open-ended-cosco-rig-delay Danish-Norwegian joint venture agrees with Chinese yard to extend flotel delivery but no new date set Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405030/axis-in-open-ended-cosco-rig-delay Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:51:57 +0000 live Axis GM500A Semisub Acc Vessel Cosco Qidong.png Red7Marine offshore wing goes bust http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405041/red7marine-offshore-wing-goes-bust Dozens of jobs lost as administrators called in at UK vessel player, but inland & coastal business salvaged Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405041/red7marine-offshore-wing-goes-bust Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:20:40 +0000 live Wallet_lock Johan Sverdrup spoils divvied up http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405002/johan-sverdrup-spoils-divvied-up Some players lose out and others gain as Norwegian ministry lays out new unitisation plan Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405002/johan-sverdrup-spoils-divvied-up Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:38:25 +0000 live TordLien3.jpg Worldview tries to stop Petroceltic issuing bonds http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1405028/worldview-tries-to-halt-petroceltic-bond-issue Investment management group and shareholder aims to prevent explorer’s move as it would ‘squander value’ (Anamaria Deduleasa) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1405028/worldview-tries-to-halt-petroceltic-bond-issue Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:49:19 +0000 live Petroceltic Ain Tsila Algeria Map.jpg Plexus inks Yantai Jereh deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405047/plexus-inks-yantai-jereh-deal Chinese oilfield services player to take stake in UK equipment outfit as licence agreement also signed Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405047/plexus-inks-yantai-jereh-deal Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:50:58 +0000 live Handshake Det Norske finds more at Ivar Aasen http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404999/det-norske-finds-more-at-ivar-aasen Norwegian player strikes oil at latest three appraisals on North Sea discovery Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404999/det-norske-finds-more-at-ivar-aasen Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:15:51 +0000 live Maersk_Interceptor1.jpg Noreco backs out of Denmark licences 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http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405008/taqa-denies-merger-reports Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:07:56 +0000 live Taqa Logo Otto closing in on Hawkeye spud http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404990/otto-closing-in-on-hawkeye-spud Drilling rig to be mobilised at the end of the month off the Philippines Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404990/otto-closing-in-on-hawkeye-spud Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:26:30 +0000 live Maersk_Venturer.jpg San Leon secures Moroccan rig http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405001/san-leon-secures-moroccan-rig Drilling on Tarfaya licence expected to start in August Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1405001/san-leon-secures-moroccan-rig Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:11:58 +0000 live San Leon Tarfaya Morocco.jpg Petrobras sells Campos basin stakes http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404998/petrobras-sells-campos-basin-stakes Brazilian giant offloads interest in two fields as part of its $15.1 billion divestment plan Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404998/petrobras-sells-campos-basin-stakes Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:50:43 +0000 live Sold Sign.jpg Oil steadies in early trade http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404997/oil-steadies-in-early-trade Sharp declines in previous session halted but supply glut continues Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404997/oil-steadies-in-early-trade Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:47:43 +0000 live traders Bumi to invest in FPSO unit http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404996/bumi-to-invest-in-fpso-unit Malaysian floater specialist reallocates funds from rights issue to focus on core business Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404996/bumi-to-invest-in-fpso-unit Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:30:21 +0000 live Malaysia Ringgits OMV completes Maari redevelopment http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404992/omv-completes-maari-redevelopment Output at offshore New Zealand field expected to nearly double Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404992/omv-completes-maari-redevelopment Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:24:18 +0000 live taranaki Wood Group wins Origin contract http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404993/wood-group-wins-origin-contract US$1 million design contract linked to Halladale, Black Watch and Speculant project russell.searancke@upstreamonline.com (Russell Searancke) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404993/wood-group-wins-origin-contract Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:27:48 +0000 live Melbourne.jpg Opus takes delivery of drillship http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404995/opus-takes-delivery-of-drillship Contract yet to be secured for Singaporean company's latest rig (Xu Yihe) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404995/opus-takes-delivery-of-drillship Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:56:23 +0000 live Opus Tiger.jpg Slow start at Taza test http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404991/slow-start-at-taza-test Oil Search abandons first drill stem test of Kurdish well following disappointing results Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404991/slow-start-at-taza-test Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:17:39 +0000 live Kurdistan_lights.jpg Hamm sues over Facebook post http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404986/hamm-sues-over-facebook-post Continental Resources chief executive says comments caused "severe mental and emotional stress" caroline.evans@upstreamonline.com (Caroline Evans) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404986/hamm-sues-over-facebook-post Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:29:17 +0000 live hamm.jpg Shell pulls Appomattox trigger http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404827/shell-pulls-appomattox-trigger Supermajor takes FID on deep-water development in US Gulf of Mexico Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404827/shell-pulls-appomattox-trigger Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:12:49 +0000 live Ben Van Beurden WGC.jpg Oklahoma opens door for quake suits http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404987/oklahoma-court-opens-door-for-quake-suits Supreme Court says homeowner injured in injection-well related tremblors can sue operators Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404987/oklahoma-court-opens-door-for-quake-suits Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:43:16 +0000 live 140703142340-large.jpg Lucas, Victory reach settlement http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404989/lucas-victory-reach-settlement Minnow merger officially ends as embattled player looks for new options Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404989/lucas-victory-reach-settlement Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:22:26 +0000 live Handshake Oil & gas implications in US health ruling http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404861/oil-and-gas-implications-in-us-health-ruling Court decision opens door for challenges to executive-branch regs, previously supported by old Chevron case Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1404861/oil-and-gas-implications-in-us-health-ruling Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:53:27 +0000 live US supreme court.jpg