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ADES clinches 2-year jack-up deal in Egypt

Offshore driller ADES has secured a drilling contract for its Admarine III jack-up rig in Egypt. The contract is ...

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Serious breaches found during 'Rowan Stavanger' audit

Norway’s safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found serious breaches during an audit of ...

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VV: Pacific Drilling rig fleet value drops from $6B to $1B

Debt-laden Pacific Drilling which this week filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy has seen its fleet value drop from ...

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Statoil gets permit to drill Tune Statfjord well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil a drilling permit for an appraisal well at the Tune ...

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Vantage Drilling, ADES in deepwater drilling JV

Offshore driller Vantage Drilling has entered into a joint venture with ADES to provide deepwater drilling services ...

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OMV gains nod to drill Hades & Iris well

OMV Norge has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian ...

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GALLERY: OOS unveils new jack-up design

OOS Energy, has revealed a new design for a multi activity unit (MAU).

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Aker BP to use Transocean rig on North Sea well

Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given consent to Aker BP to drill the ...

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Quadrant secures Ensco rig for Dorado well

Quadrant Energy has signed a contract with Ensco to drill the highly anticipated Dorado-1 exploration well using ...

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Noble keeps its offshore rig busy with Hess till 2Q 2018

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured another contract extension for its drilling rig Noble ...

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Safety body takes a look at 'COSLPromoter' again

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found eight non-conformities and two improvement points during an audit of ...

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Bassoe: Zombie offshore rigs don’t threaten rig supply

Some of them are walking dead, but old rigs aren’t coming back to get us.

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Songa swings to loss

Songa Offshore's revenues dropped due to lack of contribution from two stacked rigs. 

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Vantage lands two-year extension

Vantage Drilling has been awarded an extension of its drilling services contract for the Emerald Driller jack-up ...

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Asia Pacific leads in October offshore rig numbers

Baker Hughes’ international rig count for October 2017 was 951, up 20 from the 931 counted in September 2017, ...

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Vantage Drilling revenues jump in 3Q

Vantage Drilling recorded an increase in its third quarter 2017 revenues while its net loss was almost the same as ...

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Reuters: Petrobras asks Odebrecht to stop drillship work

Reuters: Petrobras asks Odebrecht to stop drillship work

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has reportedly asked offshore drilling contractor Odebrecht to stop operations of ...

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Impairments drag Maersk Drilling to the red

Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling booked a loss for the third quarter 2017 compared to a profit in the ...

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Lundin picks up drilling permit for Barents Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for wellbore 7219/12-3 S ...

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Mubadala wraps up two Manora wells

Mubadala Petroleum has completed the drilling of two development wells on the Manora field in the G1/48 concession ...

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U.S. offshore rig count drops by two

According to a weekly rig count report by Baker Hughes, a GE company, the number of U.S. offshore rigs dropped by two. 

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No more drilling for Naga-1 rig. JDC sells it for scrap

Japanese offshore drilling company JDC has sold its 43 years old semi-submersible drilling rig Naga-1 for scrap.

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Prosafe sinks to loss over impairment charges

Prosafe sank to a loss during the third quarter 2017 due to impairments. 

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Transocean posts $1.4B loss in 3Q on fleet impairment

For comparison, the company for the same period last year reported a net income attributable to controlling ...

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Nexen hires Maersk rig for Buzzard campaign

The drilling campaign is for the Buzzard Phase II Development Project and is planned to start around July 2018.

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Statoil to drill Gullfaks Sør using Askeladden rig

Norway’s Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Askeladden Cat-J ...

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Kosmos fails to find oil or gas in Hippocampe well

Oil company Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Hippocampe-1 exploration well located in Block C-8 ...

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