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Awilco Drilling PLC: Contract signed with Keppel FELS for the building of second new semi-submersible drilling rig

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Reference is made to the stock exchange release by Awilco Drilling PLC (“the Company”) on 8 March 2019 regarding the declaration of the first option rig. The Company is pleased to announce that its fully owned subsidiary Awilco Rig 2 Pte. Ltd. on 22 March 2018, signed a contract with Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore Read More

Vaalco Energy, Inc. Announces Changes in Company Leadership

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HOUSTON, March 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that Phil Patman, VAALCO’s Chief Financial Officer, has elected to resign from the Company, effective March 31, 2019, to pursue other interests. Elizabeth Prochnow, the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer, has been appointed by the Board to the role of Chief Financial Read More

Boeing, FAA officials called to testify in U.S. Senate on 737 MAX plane crashes

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ADDIS ABABA/JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co faced growing pressure in Washington on Wednesday as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets while the world’s biggest planemaker worked on returning the grounded fleet to the skies. Ethiopian Red Cross workers carry a body bag with the remains of Ethiopian Airlines Read More

Miner Vale quashed dam safety audit efforts before Brazil disaster: prosecutor

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Executives at Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, quashed efforts by Brazilian authorities to audit one of the company’s mining dams months before it collapsed and killed over 300 people, a state prosecutor was quoted as saying by news website G1 on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A rescue worker reacts Read More

Brazil miner Vale quashed efforts to validate dam safety before disaster: prosecutor

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Executives at Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, quashed efforts by Brazilian authorities to audit one of its mining dams months before it collapsed and killed over 300 people, a state prosecutor said, according to the news website G1. FILE PHOTO: Members of a rescue team search for victims Read More

Exclusive: How Iran fuel oil exports beat U.S. sanctions in tanker odyssey to Asia

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SINGAPORE/BAGHDAD/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port information, as well as interviews with brokers and traders. FILE PHOTO: A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush Read More

Democrats seek probe of key FAA decisions on 737 MAX approval

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives transportation committee and another key Democrat asked the Transportation Department’s inspector general on Tuesday to examine key decisions made by the Federal Aviation Administration in certifying Boeing’s 737 MAX jet for use. FILE PHOTO: Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Read More

European air regulator doesn’t trust American FAA, will keep 737 MAX grounded pending extra tests

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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will keep Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 grounded until it performs its own safety tests on the jet. In the US, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faces scrutiny for certifying the plane. “I can assure you that we will not let the plane fly on our side until we find Read More

RigNet and CertifiedSafety Announce Partnership to offer SmartConnect Connected Worker IIoT Solution with the IntelieLive Data Analytics Platform

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LEAGUE CITY, Texas and HOUSTON, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CertifiedSafety, a recognized industry leader in industrial safety operations support services, and RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), the leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions, today announced an agreement to introduce a new, state-of-the-art solution that integrates CertifiedSafety’s “SmartConnect” connected worker solution with RigNet’s IntelieLive Read More

‘NATO solidarity clause is called Article 5, not article F-35’ – French defense minister

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Europe must move away from full dependency on American weapon supplies, the French defense minister stressed, slamming President Donald Trump’s “conditional” approach towards NATO and his European allies. Expressing concern that Trump’s idea of NATO’s solidarity is “conditional on allies buying this or that equipment,” the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, wondered Read More