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November 23, 2014 5:52 AM ET

USCG Assist Duck Hunters Near Harrington Beach Park

  The Coast Guard and the Port Washington and Cedar Grove Fire Departments came to the assistance of two duck hunters on Lake Michigan Friday. The names of those involved are not being released. A 911 dispatcher contacted Coast Guard Station Sheboygan  at 11:30 a.

November 23, 2014 5:41 AM ET

Sapurakencana Wins 3 Petronas Oil blocks

  SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad today announced that it has entered into Sale and Purchase Agreements to acquire the entire interest of PETRONAS in 3 blocks offshore south Vietnam (Blocks 01/97 & 02/97, Blocks 10&11.1, Block 46-CN) for a total purchase price of US$400 million.

November 23, 2014 5:34 AM ET

Kemp Succeeds Semple at Wood Group

  Wood Group announced following changes to its senior management team. Alan Semple, chief financial officer (CFO) has advised the board that he intends to retire and step down from his current role and from the board at the company’s annual general meeting in May 2015,

November 23, 2014 5:29 AM ET

Baker Hughes to Present at Wells Fargo's 2014 Energy Symposium

 Baker Hughes Incorporated announced today that the Company's Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Derek Mathieson, will present at Wells Fargo's 2014 Energy Symposium on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time.  The presentation

November 23, 2014 5:22 AM ET

Russia Has No Plan to Cut Oil Output

  Russia, the world's biggest energy exporter, does not plan to cut oil production to shore up prices, Rossiya 24 television quoted Energy Minister Alexander Novak as saying on Saturday. Russia, which relies on oil and gas exports for about half its federal budget,

November 23, 2014 5:13 AM ET

ST Engineering Rejigs Top Deck

  Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced the appointment of senior management personnel to new key management positions in the Group with a view to further strengthen its leadership team. Mr Lee Fook Sun, currently

November 23, 2014 5:10 AM ET

HMAS Success Deploys to Middle East

After months of preparation, HMAS Success departed Garden Island in Sydney today for a six-month deployment to the Middle East Region to provide logistic support for coalition forces as part of Operation MANITOU.   Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells,

November 23, 2014 5:05 AM ET

Rosneft Ships First Oil From Chayvo Field

  Rosneft commenced shipment of crude oil extracted at the Northern Tip of Chayvo license off the coast of Sakhalin, with the first tanker carrying Sokol-grade crude leaving port on November 21. The tanker was loaded at the Sokol single-point oil terminal located 5.

November 23, 2014 5:02 AM ET

MHI Receives "Best IR Award"

 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received one of this year's "Best IR Awards" presented annually by the Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA). The company was cited for the clear and detailed way in which it has delineated and explained

November 23, 2014 4:58 AM ET

Houston Port Commission Approves budget

  The Fiscal Year 2015 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Thursday during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.   Projections by the Port Authority anticipate increased revenues in 2015, driven in large

November 22, 2014 6:01 AM ET

7 Rescued from Sinking Freighter Near Haiti

   Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday.   Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center in Miami received

November 22, 2014 5:49 AM ET

Gazprom Transgaz Ufa Organizes Arts Festival

  Over 200 healthy children and children with disabilities from Bashkortostan as well as the Volga Region participated in the Breaking the Barriers second interregional children’s arts festival, which took place in Ufa on November 14 under the slogan

November 22, 2014 5:39 AM ET

Time-out for Kwanza Drilling

  Statoil has decided to cancel the Stena Carron rig contract after fulfilling the work commitments in the Statoil-operated blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola. The rig contract will cease with effect from 21 November 2014. Statoil’s

November 22, 2014 5:27 AM ET

President Pryor Retires from ExxonMobil Chemicals

  Stephen D. Pryor, president, ExxonMobil Chemical Company and vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has elected to retire on January 1, 2015, after more than 44 years of service. It is anticipated that the board of directors of Exxon Mobil Corporation will appoint Neil A.

November 22, 2014 5:19 AM ET

Oil Deal Between Iraqi Kurdistan & Baghdad Welcomed

  The United States welcomes an agreement between Iraq's central government in Baghdad and its northern Kurdistan region over the management of oil exports, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday. Biden told an Atlantic Council summit in

November 22, 2014 5:07 AM ET

Canadian Pipeline Expansion Continues

  Kinder Morgan Energy Partners said on Friday that crews have resumed survey work related to its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby, even as Canadian police arrested more protesters at two work sites. Kinder

November 22, 2014 5:01 AM ET

Nigeria to Cut Petrol Subsidy by Half

Nigeria plans to cut subsidies on petroleum products by half next year after sharp falls in global crude prices, spurred the government to revise its 2015 budget downwards, data from the revised budget seen by Reuters showed on Friday. President Goodluck

November 22, 2014 4:43 AM ET

USS Oscar Austin Deploys to 6th fleet

  Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departed Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 21 for a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The ship will conduct maritime security operations and provide theater security cooperation efforts within the AOR.

November 22, 2014 4:36 AM ET

Steven Palazzo Visits HII, Newport

  Huntington Ingalls Industries today hosted Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., for a tour of the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division. Palazzo represents the fourth district of Mississippi, which includes Newport News' sister shipyard, Ingalls Shipbuilding.

November 22, 2014 4:26 AM ET

Orlando Ashford is President, Holland America Line

  Holland America Line announced today that effective Dec. 1 Orlando Ashford will join the company as president to lead the award-winning cruise line's brand and business, including its fleet of 15 premium vessels carrying approximately 850,000 guests annually to all seven continents.



 
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