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Deal to End Lockout at Canada Uranium Mine

  Canadian uranium producer Cameco Corp and the United Steelworkers union, which represents 535 workers at the world's largest uranium mine and a nearby mill,

Oil Refiner Bound to Goldman, Deutsche Fee Agreements - NY Judge

  CVR Energy Inc is bound by agreements to pay Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Deutsche Bank AG more than $36 million in fees and expenses stemming from billionaire

Yang Ming Extends Charter Terms for Five 14,000-TEU Ships

  Seaspan Corporation announced today that Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., has confirmed the term of the fixed-rate time charters for the five 14000 TEU SAVER

GDF Suez to Appeal Client Database Access Ruling

Gas and power group GDF Suez said on Friday it will appeal the French competition authority's order forcing it to give competitors access to its client databases.

Scotland 'Yes' Vote Would Trigger Dispute Over Old Oil Rigs

Scotland will ask Britain to help finance the cost of removing old North Sea rigs and pipelines even if it votes for independence and gains most of the oil revenues,

Renzi Stands by Eni CEO After Nigeria Investigation News

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi stood by his appointment of Claudio Descalzi as head of state-controlled oil major Eni after news the CEO was being investigated in a Nigeria graft case.

India Allows Sick Italian Marine Home for Treatment

 India's top court on Friday granted permission for an ailing Italian marine facing murder charges to return home for four months for medical treatment. Massimiliano Lattore,

Bibby Offshore Opens Office in Stravanger, Norway

  Bibby Offshore Holdings Limited, [the subsea services provider to the oil & gas industry, is pleased to announce its continued international expansion with the opening of an office in Stravanger,

Eni Chief Under Investigation for Nigerian Oil Deal

Eni SpA chief Claudio Descalzi has been placed under investigation over alleged corruption relating to a big Nigerian oil deal, the company said on Thursday, just

New USCG Rule for Lifesaving Devices

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) published a final rule aligning its regulations with the 2010 Coast Guard Authorization Act. Before 2010, certain uninspected commercial

Pariah Containership Detained in NZ

The troubled German-owned, Liberia-flagged containership 'Vega Auriga', which was last week banned by Australia from entering its ports for three months, has now arrived in New Zealand,

Realizing the Promise of Brazil Shipbuilding

If and when Brazil gets its maritime act together, oh what a shipbuilding market force it could be. The modern Brazilian shipbuilding industry was established in the 1960s,

Petrobras Board Member Seeks Internal Probe of Kickback Allegations

A board member of Brazil's state-run Petrobras called on Monday for an internal inquiry into allegations the oil company was involved in a vast kickback scheme with dozens of high-profile lawmakers.

Can Brazil Finally Fulfil its Onshore Potential?

Petrobras has grown to become a major player in the global oil & gas industry following persistently high capital expenditure, especially on its deep water developments.

India Will Not Block Sick Italian Marine's Treatment

The Indian government will not prevent an ailing Italian marine facing murder charges from returning home for medical treatment, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

Tanzania Shelves Plans to Review Mining, Gas Contracts

Tanzania's tax authority has scrapped plans to review mining and gas contracts, after its announcement of the move last week rattled investors in the east African

Belgium Leads the Way With Maritime Single Window

  The EU directive on reporting formalities for seagoing ships is being successfully implemented in the Belgian ports. As of June 2015 all reporting between

Nebraska Court Hears Questions about Keystone XL Pipeline Plan

Nebraska's Supreme Court heard arguments on Friday about whether Governor Dave Heineman acted properly when he blessed a route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline,

Fines May Prompt BP to Cut Back in Russia, Elsewhere

The prospect of up to $18 billion in new fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could pressure BP to sell assets from the Americas to Asia and Russia, where

Iraq Refiles Case in US Court over Disputed Kurdish Crude Cargo

Iraq has refiled a suit in U.S. court in a bid to gain control of some 1 million barrels of disputed Kurdish crude oil on a tanker near Texas, days after the court

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