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2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Understanding The Current Conditions In The Offshore Drilling...

Various Wall Street firms have downgraded the companies in the offshore drilling industry.

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3 hrs ago | ABC News

Embattled Sen. Begich's Secret Weapon: Alaska

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Alaska, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

When oil spills, does anyone notice?

Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in April 2010.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, North America, Canada, World News, Oil Spill, Opinion

CBC News

'Dirty tricks' put same-season Arctic relief wells off the table: Sierra Club

John Bennett of the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation says the National Energy Board's process for approving alternatives to same season relief wells in Arctic waters is a 'dirty trick' meant to curb discussion of whether any alternatives are good enough.

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Seeking Alpha

Your Guide To Transocean Ltd.: Is The Company Really A Value Play?

Firstly, I need to state that this article is not a full analysis of Transocean .

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Related Topix: Transocean, Oil & Gas, Energy, Ensco International, Rowan Companies

The Hill

Go big on offshore drilling, industry groups tell Obama

The oil and gas industry and its allies are pushing the Obama administration to consider offshore drilling everywhere it can grant permits, including the east and west coasts of Alaska.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Oil Spill, Outsourcing, Energy, Chevron Corporation

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Arctic offshore drilling could resume next year before new federal rules are in place

Although federal regulators are closer than ever to imposing the first minimum standards for oil and gas activity in U.S. Arctic waters, those new mandates are not likely to be in place before next summer, when Shell might resume drilling in the region after a three-year hiatus.

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The Motley Fool

Transocean Earnings: Is the Turnaround Working?

However, further analysis shows that Transocean is still a long way off from where it needs to be to complete its turnaround.

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Related Topix: Transocean, Oil & Gas

GuruFocus.com

Ocean Rig: More Upside On Strong 2Q14 Results

Ocean Rig , which provides offshore drilling service, has moved higher by 5.4% since the company announced its results on August 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, ConocoPhillips

Seeking Alpha

Transocean Ltd: Complete Fleet Analysis As Of August 2014, And Recent Second Quarter Results

Transocean Ltd released its second-quarter results on August 5th. The company beat the street expectation with an impressive net revenue of $587 million and earnings of 1.61/sh.

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Related Topix: Transocean, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Riggs National, Banking

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Transocean Is A Great Buying Opportunity In A High-Yielding Stock

After a sharp drop in its stock price, now is an excellent opportunity for long-term investment in RIG's stock at a cheap price.

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Related Topix: Transocean, Banking, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Riggs National, Financial Markets

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Transocean Will Lose The Battle Of Day Rates

Transocean was able to post better-than-expected second quarter results. However, going forward, the company is still facing significant headwinds.

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Related Topix: Transocean, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Riggs National, Banking

NOLA.com

Louisiana business, civic leaders call for more offshore drilling areas

This 2006 file photo shows a rig worker preparing to feed additional drill pipe into an oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

National Public Radio

Comment Period For Offshore Drilling Ends Friday

The federal government is developing its offshore oil and gas leasing plan for a 5-year period that begins in 2017.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Quiet Period Expiration For Transocean Partners LLC: Full Steam Ahead

On August 26, the firm's IPO underwriters are allowed to publish research reports on the Transocean-formed owner and operator of offshore drilling rigs.

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Related Topix: Transocean, Banking, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Riggs National, Stanley

Seeking Alpha

Why Rowan Companies Plc's Earnings Will Surge Higher And Dividends Will Follow

Rowan Companies PLC is currently finding it hard to find any friends. The company's shares are driving down and have nearly touched a four-year low.

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Related Topix: Energy, Rowan Companies, Oil & Gas

Seeking Alpha

These Offshore Drillers Will Struggle Over The Next Few Years

The oil rig market can be a confusing place for inexperienced investors. For experienced investors, the market itself is not confusing, but the direction in which the industry is currently heading is almost impossible to interpret.

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Seeking Alpha

Rowan Companies: Complete Fleet Analysis As Of August 2014, And Recent Second-Quarter Results

Rowan company Plc., is a strong offshore driller with 30 jackup rigs and 4 UDW new drillship rigs including one to be delivered in 2015.

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Related Topix: Energy, Rowan Companies, Oil & Gas

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Reuters

Private equity firms double down on Venari's offshore drilling

Gulf of Mexico deepwater oil explorer Venari Resources LLC said on Wednesday it had raised $1.3 billion from original backers Warburg Pincus LLC, Kelso & Co, the Jordan Company and Temasek Holdings, as well as new investors.

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Related Topix: Startups, Warburg Pincus, Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

Seeking Alpha

Transocean And The Hunt For Hidden Needles In A Giant Haystack

Transocean reported earnings a short while ago. They delivered a healthy sized beat on both revenue and earnings.

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Related Topix: Transocean, Oil & Gas

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