Statoil to drill Kayak well with 'Songa Enabler'

Norway’s Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well ...

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More jack-up work for Rowan

Offshore drilling contractor Rowan Companies has been awarded more work for its jack-up drilling rigs in Saudi ...

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Damaged helicopter removed from rig off Brazil

A CHC helicopter that crash-landed last week on the Petrobras-operated Sevan Brasil drilling rig off Brazil has ...

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Report: Vietsovpetro charters Aban Offshore's jack-up

Vietsovpetro, a Russian-Vietnamese joint company for oil and gas exploration, has reportedly hired one of Aban ...

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Report: CNOOC takes deepwater rig HYSY 981

Chinese oil explorer CNOOC Limited has reportedly awarded a five-month drilling contract to the Hai Yang Shi You ...

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Report: Repsol hires Ensco 52 jack-up rig

Spanish oil company Repsol has reportedly hired the Ensco 52 jack-up drilling rig, owned by the UK driller Ensco. ...

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Nido to drill Galoc sidetrack

ASX-listed oil and gas company Nido Petroleum will drill a sidetrack well on the Galoc field, in the Palawan Basin ...

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U.S. offshore rig count down a notch

The U.S. weekly offshore rig count fell down a notch compared to last week, Baker Hughes, one of the world’s ...

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PHOTO: Alaskan Star enjoying one of its last sunsets

Captain Neil Johnston has shared with Offshore Energy Today this beautiful photo of a semi-submersible drilling rig ...

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Aker BP to drill North Sea well with 'Island Innovator'

E&P company Aker BP has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well ...

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GSP Offshore finds work for Uranus jack-up rig

Romanian offshore drilling contractor GSP Offshore has secured a drilling contract for two offshore wells in the ...

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Lundin completes Edvard Grieg appraisal

Lundin Petroleum has completed the Edvard Grieg Southwest appraisal well 16/1-27, located offshore Norway.  The ...

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ConocoPhillips hires two rigs for ten-year terms

North Atlantic Drilling Limited (NADL), a subsidiary of Seadrill, has secured ten-year contract awards for the ...

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BP takes 'West Aquarius' for well off Canada

Offshore driller Seadrill Partners LLC has secured a one-well contract with BP for the West Aquarius rig in eastern ...

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Statoil further extends 'Bideford Dolphin' contract

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy, has entered into a ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count unaltered

The U.S. offshore rig count was unchanged during last week, the oilfield services provider Baker Hughes reported on ...

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Statoil picks up Barents Sea wildcat permit

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted oil major Statoil a drilling permit for a wildcat well ...

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Northern Offshore puts two jack-ups on back burner

COSCO’s Dalian shipyard and drilling contractor Northern Offshore have agreed to postpone the delivery of two ...

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International offshore rig count on downward spiral

The international offshore rig count for March 2017 was once again down both sequentially and year over year, Baker ...

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Go-ahead for Aker BP's North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for a wildcat well located in the ...

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Bassoe: Offshore Brazil is looking better again

Petrobras has been shedding rigs at an unprecedented rate over the last few years. Out of the 29 rigs they have on ...

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Out of layup & back to work

The worst is over, the layup list is decreasing. But after the most brutal downturn in memory, what are we left ...

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Lamprell delivers second Shelf Drilling rig

UAE-based offshore rig builder Lamprell has completed and delivered a new jack-up rig to Shelf Drilling, a jack-up ...

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Cairn finds no oil at deeper VR-1 target

Oil and gas company Cairn Energy has failed to unearth commercial quantities of oil from its exploration target at ...

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Vantage buys jack-up from bankrupt Hercules

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling has acquired the Hercules 260 jack-up rig from the bankrupt driller ...

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KS Drilling scoops Vietnam work

Singapore’s KS Drilling has been awarded a contract for its jack-up drilling rig KS Java Star 2 for work ...

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Intecsea presents new low-mo floaters

A deepwater engineering company Intecsea, a part of the WorleyParsons Group, has launched a range of next ...

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