Maersk Interceptor rig set to drill for Aker BP

Oil exploration and production company Aker BP has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to ...

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Safety body checks emergency preparedness on Maersk rig

Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found a number of ...

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Cooper hires Solstad Farstad AHTS duo

Australian energy company Cooper Energy has hired Norway’s offshore vessel provider Solstad Farstad to ...

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Quadrant picks Transocean rig for Phoenix South well

Australian oil and gas company Quadrant Energy has hired one of Transocean’s semi-submersible drilling rigs ...

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Statoil gains drilling permits for two Norwegian Sea wells

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

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Nature Group scoops waste management deal with Maersk Oil

Nature Group, an oil, gas, and maritime waste collection and treatment company, has secured a five-year contract ...

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Ocean Rig semi-sub stays with Lundin

Oil company Lundin Norway has declared its third option to extend the existing contract of the Ocean Rig-owned ...

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Maersk Drilling goes digital with extended GE pact

Danish offshore contractor Maersk Drilling is looking to reduce well costs through digital collaboration with the ...

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Statoil hits small gas discovery in Barents Sea

Norwegian oil company Statoil has made a small gas discovery in the Blåmann well, between the Snøhvit and Goliat ...

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KS Drilling further stalls jack-up rig delivery

Singapore’s offshore driller KS Drilling and China’s rig builder COSCO Nantong have agreed to further ...

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Petronas takes Vantage Drilling rig for Indonesia work

Vantage Drilling has secured a contract for one of its jack-up drilling rigs, the Topaz Driller. The Topaz Driller ...

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Lundin gains drilling permit for another Alta appraisal

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the ...

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U.S. offshore rig count stays flat

The number of U.S. offshore rigs remained unchanged for the second week in a row, according to a Friday report by ...

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Black Sea work for Noble drillship

Offshore driller Noble Corporation has been awarded a contract for one of its drillships with the French oil major ...

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Fred. Olsen sells 'Borgsten Dolphin' for scrap

Fred. Olsen Energy, a Norwegian offshore drilling contractor, will sell its tender support vessel Borgsten Dolphin ...

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Lundin confirms very good reservoir with Alta appraisal

Oil company Lundin Petroleum has completed the drilling and production testing of Alta appraisal well (Alta-4) in ...

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Statoil hires Seadrill drillship in Brazil

Offshore driller Seadrill has secured a firm contract for one well and one drill stem test with Statoil for the ...

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Private equity aids Shelf in jack-up trio buy

Private equity investment firm Castle Harlan and its partners, Champ Private Equity and Lime Rock Partners, have ...

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Providence kicks off drilling ops offshore Ireland

Irish oil and gas company Providence Resources has started drilling operations on the 53/6-A exploration well ...

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Mexico's first private offshore well hits 1 billion barrels

The discovery was made at the Zama-1 exploration well in Block 7,

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'Maersk Interceptor' cleared to drill two wells for Aker BP

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has received consent from the offshore watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority ...

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Ensco gets drillship contracts from three oil majors

UK driller Ensco has been awarded three drillship contracts offshore West Africa, representing an aggregate three ...

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Report: DSME delivers new drillship to Transocean

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has reportedly delivered a newbuild drillship to ...

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Offshore rig struck by giant wave in 2015 returns to work

Lundin Petroleum has hired the COSL Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig for one well offshore Norway. The ...

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Cairn finds oil in FAN South well

London-listed oil and gas company Cairn Energy has completed drilling of the FAN South-1 well in the South Fan ...

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Sparrows wins more fleet inspection work with Stena

Sparrows Group, a specialist equipment and integrated engineering services provider, has been awarded a ...

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Erin set to spud Oyo-9 well. Expects Oyo output to double

Erin Energy is set to start drilling at the Oyo-9 well offshore Nigeria by the end of July, and has informed ...

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