Quiet diplomacy among the world's biggest oil producers has heated up this week, yet observers see few signs that renewed discussion among Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and others will lead to action on output.
Asry, a leading Bahrain-based rig and ship repair yard, has entered into new negotiations with several European fleets.
The company said it has seen several new business prospects come online as a result of exhibiting at SMM Hambu
Raytheon Co is in final negotiations to sell an air-defense system to Oman, a significant deal that would help keep the company's international sales strong in 2013, chief financial officer David Wajsgras told analysts on Thursday.
Russia urged global powers on Tuesday to hold new talks with Iran on its nuclear programme as soon as possible, saying Tehran had proved it was ready for serious negotiations.
The remarks suggest Russia is mo