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  • Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for $35 billion

    After much speculation, oilfield services companies Baker Hughes and Halliburton confirmed that the two have agreed to a merger. Here, the updates.  


    Donadio elected to Marathon board

    Marathon Oil Corp. has elected, Marcela Donadio--Ernst & Young's previous Americas Oil & Gas Sector Leader--to the company's board of directors.


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    Naked on the hedge front

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    From left: David Sheret, GM Global Business Development (Bibby Offshore); Dr. Ian Duncan MEP; John Kelman, Base Manager (Bibby Offshore)

    Bibby Offshore hosts MEP for Scotland, Dr. Ian Duncan

    Aberdeen, Scotland-based subsea installation contractor Bibby Offshore hosted Conservative MEP for Scotland, Dr. Ian Duncan, on October 30, as part of a fact-finding mission into the oil and gas industry.


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    Re-election of Rousseff hampers Brazil’s oil and gas sector

    Frost & Sullivan Environment Research Analyst Maria Benintende comments on how the narrow margin re-election of President Dilma Rousseff will affect the Brazilian energy markets.


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