National Oilwell Varco Inc


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  • Dearth of oil finds threatens long-term supplies, price Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    STAVANGER, Norway, Aug 27- The rate of oil discoveries continues to disappoint after a record low last year and firms could even cut their exploration budgets to save on costs, a risk to long-term supplies and prices, industry executives said.

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  • July 29- National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, forecast falling demand for deepwater rigs, overshadowing robust demand for jack-up rigs, used in shallower waters, as well as land rigs.

  • July 29- National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, reported a better-than-expected rise in profit for the fourth quarter in a row due to higher margins in its rig systems business.

  • July 29- National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher demand for its rig systems. Net income attributable to the company rose to $619 million, or $1.44 per share in the second quarter ended June 30, from $531 million, or $1.24 per share, a year earlier.

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