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    Superior Energy Services


    Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to oil and gas companies. The company operates in four segments: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Subsea and Technical Solutions.

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    Hallin awarded $8M West Africa project


    Superior Energy appoints new chief


    Superior Energy Services Inc. has selected David Dunlap as CEO. Dunlap, a veteran oil and energy executive, most recently served as executive vice president and COO of BJ Services Co.

    HB Rentals taps Ferguson director, global business development


    HB Rentals, a Superior Energy Services company, has named Ken Ferguson the director of global business development.

    Superior Energy Services introduces new barge


    New Orleans-based Superior Energy Services, a global provider of oilfield services and rental equipment, has received the newest vessel in its fleet, the derrick barge Superior Pride.

    Railroad Commission plugs wrong well, tells owners no relief

    02/11/2009 The Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) admits it wrongfully plugged a well owned by Gulf Energy Exploration Corp. in offshore Texas waters and now tells the company it will not make good on its mistake.

    Berry Petroleum to make $300 million senior note offering

    02/11/2009 Independent oil and gas production and exploitation company Berry Petroleum Co. expects to publicly offer $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2014 and intends to use the net...

    Knowledge Reservoir upgrades deepwater gulf knowledge base

    02/11/2009 April 14 - Knowledge Reservoir LLC, a geosciences and engineering consulting services company to the oil and gas sector, has issued the 2009 release of its Deepwater Gulf of Mexico knowledge base, ...

    SMT's KINGDOM supports Windows Vista

    02/11/2009 April 14 – KINGDOM software provided by SMT (Seismic Micro-Technology), a provider of Windows-based geoscientific interpretation software to the oil and gas industry, now supports customers on Micr...

    Ford Spoleti Holdings acquires Eagle Oil Holding

    02/11/2009 Ford Spoleti Holdings Inc. has acquired Eagle Oil Holding Co., an oil production company with an oil field in East Texas. Eagle Oil's field is one of the largest in East Texas located on the establ...

    Petroflow enters Hunton Production acquisition

    02/11/2009 Petroflow Energy Ltd. has entered into a Letter Of Intent with a third party to acquire additional producing oil and gas assets in Oklahoma. The company has completed an internal valuation of the n...

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    Gulfport Energy names Gaydosik CFO

    Jul 10, 2014 Gulfport Energy Corp. has appointed Aaron Gaydosik to serve as CFO. Most recently, Gaydosik served as vice president of finance at Kodiak Oil &...

    Revenue, net income show small increases in 4Q2012

    May 1, 2013 Revenues for the group of publicly-traded US-based companies tracked by Oil & Gas Journal and Oil & Gas Financial Journal grew in the final...

    Helix completes sale of oil and gas business

    Feb 6, 2013 Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.has closed the previously announced sale of Energy Resource Technology GOM Inc. (ERT), the company’s oil and gas s...

    Revenue, net income drop sharply in 3Q12

    Feb 1, 2013 Revenues for the group of publicly-traded US-based companies tracked by Oil & Gas Journal and Oil & Gas Financial Journal continued their d...

    WPX Energy makes natural gas discovery in Niobrara formation

    Jan 23, 2013 Tulsa, OK-based oil and gas exploration and production company WPX Energy said January 22 that a recent Niobrara gas discovery in western Colorado ...


    Private company update

    Jul 8, 2015 Independent research firm IHS has provided OGFJ with updated production data for the OGFJ100P periodic ranking of US-based private E&P companie...

    Private company update

    Apr 10, 2015 Independent research firm IHS has provided OGFJ with updated production data for our OGFJ100P periodic ranking of US-based private E&P companie...

    LLOG makes deepwater Gulf of Mexico discovery

    Oct 23, 2014 Covington, LA-based LLOG Exploration and its partner, Ridgewood Energy, drilled a successful exploration test at the Mississippi Canyon 79 “Otis” p...

    Vantage Energy files for $400M IPO

    Jul 8, 2014

    Vantage Energy Inc., a privately-held oil and gas company, plans to raise approximately $400 million in an IPO. 

    Rock Oil increases capital commitment, adds to management

    Jun 10, 2014 Wells Fargo Energy Capital and BNP Paribas have made investments and capital commitments to Rock Oil Holdings LLC. In addition, Rock Oil has named ...

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    Saudi Aramco restructures with creation of supreme board

    Following the January death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, the country has been reorganizing its energy industry, and this process has included the creation of a supreme board to oversee state-run Saudi Aramco, according to Bloomberg.   &nb...

    LINN plans to close Denver office, eliminate positions

    LINN Energy plans to eliminate 55 positions in Denver, Colorado, and close its office there, according to Fuel Fix, which reported that LINN stated its intentions in a letter to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

    Petrobras discovers oil and gas in Amazon and Espírito Santos basins

    Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has confirmed the discoveries of oil and gas accumulations in Brazil’s Amazon and Espírito Santos basins.

    Gunvor Group to withdraw petition for PA Resources bankruptcy

    Gunvor Group has informed the company that it intends to withdraw its petition for bankruptcy in PA Resources AB.

    Statoil makes second gas discovery in Aasta Hansteen area

    Operator Statoil has, together with PL602 partners, made a gas discovery in the Roald Rygg prospect in the Norwegian Sea. This is the second Statoil discovery in the Aasta Hansteen area in 2015.

    IFR forms subsidiary for Mexico oil and gas initiative

    International Frontier Resources Corp. has formed a Mexican subsidiary, Petro Frontera SAPI de CV, that will allow for the study of, and bidding on, assets in Mexico's initial oil and gas Energy Reform bid round in 2015; the acquisition and partic...

    Calvalley to liquidate due to crisis in Yemen

    Calvalley Petroleum Inc.’s board of directors has decided to restructure and liquidate the company. Subsequently, Calvalley will enter into an arrangement agreement with Calvalley Energy Ltd. (CVE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Calvalley organized...