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DownUnder Geosolutions hooks-up with SGI to boost geoanalytics capability
DownUnder GeoSolutions (DUG) has announced the purchase of high performance computing (HPC) hardware from SGI - 22nd October 2014
Total names Patrick Pouyanné as CEO and Thierry Desmarest as caretaker chairman
Following the tragic and unexpected death of its long-time head and industry stalwart, Christophe de Margerie, Total has decided to raise Patrick Pouyanné into the position of chief executive officer and Thierry Desmarest as chairman until the two roles are combined next year - 22nd October 2014
Occidental prepares to unload assets to Oman Oil Company
Oman Oil Company is preparing to acquire assets from Occidental Petroleum in a move that could see key areas of production taken back under state control - 22nd October 2014
Enap Magallanes has achieved a milestone in its production of tight gas in the Arenal Block, Tierra del Fuego, reaching 500,000 cubic metres per day - 22nd October 2014
Bell Geospace has won tender for the provision of airborne geophysical surveys in Ethiopia - 22nd October 2014
Shell has announced a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa - 22nd October 2014