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One dead in U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform explosion

An explosion at a Fieldwood Energy operated platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico killed one contractor and injured at least one another person Thursday.

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BP Plans Deeper Drilling for Offshore Oil Despite Ruling

Even as it faces $50 billion in potential liabilities from the worst U.S. offshore oil spill, BP Plc (BP/) is leading the effort to extract crude from deep below the sea, a place as extreme and inhospitable as the surface of Mars.

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Transocean: BP ruling ‘effectively eliminates’ financial risk

Switzerland-based Transocean said Friday that the Deepwater Horizon ruling against BP “effectively eliminates” its financial risk for the underwater portion of the 2010 well blowout accident.

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U.S. Rig Count Rises by 11 to 1,925, Baker Hughes Says

Rigs targeting natural gas in the U.S. rose for the fifth straight week, capping the longest streak of gains since 2010, amid higher futures prices and growing pipeline capacity.

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U.S. Rig Count Rises by 11 to 1,925, Baker Hughes Says

 

Rigs targeting natural gas in the U.S. rose for the fifth straight week, capping the longest streak of gains since 2010, amid higher futures prices and growing pipeline capacity.

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Ghana set to build 3rd FPSO

 

Ghana is set to build its third Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel as part of the process to make the country an oil hub in West Africa.

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Energy Minister visits TEN Project FPSO

 

Minister for Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah on Tuesday 26 August 2014, led a delegation to visit the TEN Project Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in Singapore, where it is under construction.

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Petroleum Commission to deal with offshore salaries issues

 

Ghana’s Oil and Gas upstream industry regulator, the Petroleum Commission, Ghana (PCG) says it will take concrete steps to deal with issues regarding the salaries of Ghanaians working on offshore vessels to prevent further agitations.

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Shell to sell oilfields and pipeline in Nigeria

 

Shell has struck a deal to sell some of its onshore oil and gas fields in the Niger delta.

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Exxon Pipeline Co. to pay US$ 1.43 million for 2012 Louisiana spill

 

Exxon Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, has agreed to settle a federal suit out of court by paying a US$ 1.43 million fine.

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Deep Water Fracking Next Frontier for Offshore Drilling

 

Energy companies are taking their controversial fracking operations from the land to the sea -- to deep waters off the U.S., South American and African coasts.

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Fracking Foes Force Some Oil Drillers to Tread Lightly

 

A fight over fracking is looming inTexas. Another stand-off is shaping up in Colorado. Yet drillers’ reactions couldn’t be more different.

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Saltpond CEO rubbishes Wall Street Journal's report; says it’s smear campaign

 

The Chief Executive Officer of Saltpond Offshore Producing Company Limited Ghana, Quincy Sintim-Aboagye is threatening legal action against US newspaper, Wall Street Journal, for publishing falsehood about the company's operations.

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