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AHTS Bourbon Dolphin was an anchor handling tug supply vessel of Bourbon Offshore Norway.
Aker Drilling, was a Norwegian drilling rig operation company; based in Stavanger, Norway and majority owned by the Aker Group.
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Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
William Perry Clements Jr. (April 13, 1917 – May 29, 2011) was an American businessman, university executive, and Republican Party politician from Texas.
Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (born June 10, 1971) is an American politician who was the 55th Governor of Louisiana between 2008 and 2016, and previously served as a U.S. Congressman and as the vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association.
BP plc (stylised as bp), formerly British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England.
The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
The chief financial officer (CFO) is the officer of a company that has primary responsibility for managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.
The chief operating officer (COO), also called the chief operations officer, is one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Dail Mòr (or Dalmore) is a hamlet situated in the Northside of Carloway, a major settlement on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland.
Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater, dynamically positioned, semi-submersible offshore drilling rig owned by Transocean.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill/leak, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) is an industrial disaster that began on 20 April 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect, considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and estimated to be 8% to 31% larger in volume than the previous largest, the Ixtoc I oil spill.
Discoverer Enterprise is a fifth generation deepwater double hulled dynamically positioned drillship (ASTANO FPSO design) owned and operated by Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc., capable of operating in moderate environments and water depths up to 3,049 m (10,000 ft) using an, 15,000 psi blowout preventer (BOP), and a outside diameter (OD) marine riser.
A drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth subsurface.
A drillship is a merchant vessel designed for use in exploratory offshore drilling of new oil and gas wells or for scientific drilling purposes.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) (et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and another concerning bribery of foreign officials.
Galveston Bay is the seventh largest estuary in the United States, located along the upper coast of Texas.
The Military Administration in France (Militärverwaltung in Frankreich; Occupation de la France par l'Allemagne) was an interim occupation authority established by Nazi Germany during World War II to administer the occupied zone in areas of northern and western France.
GlobalSantaFe Corporation, which traded on the NYSE as GSF was an offshore oil and gas drilling contractor, which owned or operating a fleet of 59 marine drilling rigs.
GlobeNewswire is an American press release distribution company, headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain.
An investment bank is typically a private company that provides various finance-related and other services to individuals, corporations, and governments such as raising financial capital by underwriting or acting as the client's agent in the issuance of securities.
A jackup rig or a self-elevating unit is a type of mobile platform that consists of a buoyant hull fitted with a number of movable legs, capable of raising its hull over the surface of the sea.
Kenneth Lee Salazar (born March 2, 1955) is an American politician who served as the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior in the administration of President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013.
Lewis (Leòdhas,, also Isle of Lewis) is the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides archipelago in Scotland.
In United States maritime law, the Limitation of Liability Act of 1851 (46 U.S.C. app. § 183 (1984)) historically, or (46 U.S.C. §§ 30501 - 30512) since Feb.
In a limited company, the liability of members or subscribers of the company is limited to what they have invested or guaranteed to the company.
This is a list of oilfield service companies – companies which provide services to the petroleum exploration and production industry but do not typically produce petroleum themselves.
Loch Ròg or Loch Roag is a large sea loch on the west coast of Lewis, Outer Hebrides.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Marketwired is a press release distribution service headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
McDermott International, Inc. (formerly J. Ray McDermott) is an American multinational engineering, procurement, construction and installation company with operations in the Americas, Middle East, the Caspian Sea and the Pacific Rim.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are transactions in which the ownership of companies, other business organizations, or their operating units are transferred or consolidated with other entities.
Merrill A. Miller Jr., more commonly known as Pete Miller, was the chairman and chief executive officer of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) a supplier of oilfield services, equipment and components to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry.
The Royal Ministry of Justice and Public Security (Det kongelige justis- og beredskapsdepartement) is a Norwegian government ministry in charge of justice, police and domestic intelligence.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
Offshore drilling is a mechanical process where a wellbore is drilled below the seabed.
An oil platform, offshore platform, or offshore drilling rig is a large structure with facilities for well drilling to explore, extract, store, process petroleum and natural gas which lies in rock formations beneath the seabed.
The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles (Na h-Eileanan Siar or Na h-Eileanan an Iar), Innse Gall ("islands of the strangers") or the Long Isle or the Long Island (An t-Eilean Fada), is an island chain off the west coast of mainland Scotland.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
The president is a common title for the head of state in most republics.
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.
The S&P MidCap 400 Index, more commonly known as the S&P 400, is a stock market index from S&P Dow Jones Indices.
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just the S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
Schlumberger Limited is the world's largest oilfield services company.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Semi-submersible may refer to a self-propelled vessel, such as.
Shetland (Old Norse: Hjaltland), also called the Shetland Islands, is a subarctic archipelago of Scotland that lies northeast of Great Britain.
A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design.
SIX Swiss Exchange (formerly SWX Swiss Exchange), based in Zurich, is Switzerland's principal stock exchange (the other being Berne eXchange).
Sonat, Inc., headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, was a large Fortune 500 American energy holding company.
Songa Offshore SE is a European offshore drilling contractor founded in 2005 with offices in Cyprus, Stavanger, Oslo, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, Aberdeen, and Singapore.
The Swiss Market Index (SMI) is Switzerland's blue-chip stock market index, which makes it the most important in the country.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
ThinkProgress is an American news website.
United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
Vernier is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.
Whaling is the hunting of whales for scientific research and their usable products like meat, oil and blubber.
Aker Barents, Aker Spitsbergen, Cajun Express, Deepwater Expedition, Deepwater Frontier, Deepwater Pathfinder, Dhirubhai Deepwater KG1, Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2, GSF C.R. Luigs, GSF Development Driller, GSF Jack Ryan, Petrobras 10000, R & B Falcon, R&B Falcon, Reading & Bates, Reading & Bates Drilling Co., Sedco, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Sedco Inc., Sonat Offshore, TransOcean, Transocean Drilling, Transocean Inc., Transocean Inc. (New), Transocean Ltd, Transocean Ltd., Transocean Management, Transocean Management Ltd., Transocean Offshore, Transocean Offshore Inc., Transocean, Inc., Triton Asset Leasing GmbH.