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    MicroSeismic names Foster as president and CEO

    May 30, 2014

    MicroSeismic Inc. has appointed Jeff Foster as the company’s president and CEO. Founder of the company and past CEO, Peter M. Duncan, will continue with MicroSeismic as co-chairman.

    NZOG acquires new interest in Indonesia

    Dec 26, 2013

    New Zealand Oil & Gas has picked up a new interest in a production sharing contract (PSC) for onshore south Sumatra, Indonesia.

    Samson to acquire 3D seismic and additional well

    Dec 23, 2013

    Samson Oil and Gas has entered into a seismic and drilling agreement with Momentus Energy Corp., a Canadian exploration and development company located in Calgary, Alberta.

    TGS to begin first 3D multi-client seismic survey offshore Brazil

    Dec 4, 2013

    TGS, in partnership with Dolphin Geophysical, will begin a 3D multi-client survey, Olho de Boi, covering 5,000 sq km (1,931 sq mi) offshore Brazil.

    SAExploration awarded $40 M in new projects

    Dec 4, 2013

    SAExploration Holdings Inc. has received project awards with an aggregate value of $40 million. The awards include the company’s first project award for logistical services and seismic data acquisition in Brazil, along with a new project award in Alaska for similar services. 

    Interra Resources updates on TMT-57 and TMT-58 wells

    Nov 27, 2013

    Interra Resources Ltd.’s wholly owned subsidiary, Goldwater TMT Pte. Ltd., has completed development well TMT-57 at the Tanjung Miring Timur (TMT) field in South Sumatra, Indonesia, as an oil producer, and has begun drilling development well TMT-58.

    Houston American to participate in additional prospects

    Nov 21, 2013

    Houston American Energy Corp. has acquired interests in three additional prospects.

    Polar Petroleum enters into agreement with ConocoPhillips

    Oct 21, 2013

    Polar Petroleum Corp. has entered into a charter agreement seismic data use license with ConocoPhillips Co. and ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. to purchase a license for the use of 2D geophysical data related to Alaska's North Slope region.

    FTTN enters gas-to-liquids market, expands portfolio

    Oct 21, 2013

    First Titan Corp. is negotiating definitive agreements with BioFuels Power Corp. to finalize its entrance into the $5.29 billion gas-to-liquids market. The company is also evaluating a new play in South Texas with the potential for significant cash flow and resulting share price appreciation.

    Talks expected today regarding seizure of Anadarko-contracted vessel

    Oct 17, 2013

    While the exact agenda remains unknown, talks between Guyana’s Foreign Affairs Ministry and Venezuelan officials are expected to commence today in Port of Spain regarding the seizure the Teknik Perdana – a survey ship contracted by Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to conduct oil exploration surveys – in Guyana’s waters on October 10.

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    Carnarvon to explore two permits in Barrow sub-basin

    Jun 5, 2014

    Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. has been awarded two contiguous blocks on the eastern flank of the prolific oil producing Barrow sub-basin: Petroleum Exploration Permit EP-490 (bid block L11-6) and TP/27 (bid block T11-3) offshore Western Australia. Carnarvon is the operator and 100% working interest holder in these blocks, which cover a total area of 675 square miles (1,750 square kilometers).

    Report predicts surge in world subsea expenditure

    Jun 5, 2014

    Global subsea hardware capex could total $117 billion between 2014 and 2018, according to Douglas-Westwood’s latest market forecast.

    Hitachi Solutions Canada to unveil JV solution for oil and gas industry

    Jun 4, 2014

    Hitachi Solutions Canada, a global provider of industry solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics AX, will be launching an oil and gas joint venture solution using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

    Primoris wins underground contract work valued at over $10 M

    Jun 2, 2014

    Primoris Services Corp. has received a new contract award from a midstream oil and gas customer. The new contract was secured by Sprint Pipeline Services, a division of Primoris Energy Services, a Primoris subsidiary and part of the East Construction Service segment.

    NORTH AMERICA UPSTREAM

    Alpha Crude Connector to conduct open season

    Jun 2, 2014 Alpha Crude Connector LLC intends to conduct an open season for the Alpha Crude Connector pipeline, a new FERC-regulated crude oil transportation pipeline to be located in Lea and Eddy counties in ...

    MicroSeismic names Foster as president and CEO

    May 30, 2014

    MicroSeismic Inc. has appointed Jeff Foster as the company’s president and CEO. Founder of the company and past CEO, Peter M. Duncan, will continue with MicroSeismic as co-chairman.

    KMP to expand carbon-dioxide infrastructure

    May 8, 2014

    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP is set to invest $671 million to grow its carbon-dioxide infrastructure in southwestern Colorado and New Mexico.

    TPC Group expands polyisobutylene capacity

    May 1, 2014

    TPC Group, a provider of C4 based products and services, has achieved a milestone in its comprehensive expansion program to increase polyisobutylene capacity.

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