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Key ready to move on Cyrene-1

by on November 21, 2012 6:49 am GMT
Key announced on Wednesday that Western Australia’s Department of Mines & Petroleum had approved the drilling application for the well while its joint venture partners had also approved the authority for expenditure.The approvals mean Key can now mobilise the drilling rig DCA Rig-7 to the wellsite, which lies about 100

BP gets its life back

by on November 15, 2012 5:15 pm GMT
BP gets its life backSAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Two years after a deadly combination of incompetence and negligence sank the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, after unleashing the worst oil spill ever in U.S. waters, after nearly going bankrupt, BP got its life back.It wasn't cheap. Including the $4.5 billion

BP to pay $4.5 billion fine to resolve criminal and securities claims relating to Deepwater Horizon accident

by on November 15, 2012 11:09 am GMT
BP to pay $4.5 billion fine to resolve criminal and securities claims relating to Deepwater Horizon accidentHOUSTON -- BP has reached agreement with the United States government, subject to court approval, to resolve all federal criminal charges and all claims by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against the company stemming

Case against Halliburton exec dismissed

by on November 13, 2012 10:57 pm GMT
Joseph Andolino, 59, the senior vice president of tax for Halliburton, faced trial on Friday for the charges stemming from a police sting aimed at combating sellers and buyers of illegal sexual services. Andolino and six other men were ensnared in the sting in which undercover investigators with the vice unit