Wintershall confirms start of Maria field drilling

German oil firm Wintershall has started drilling operations on the Maria field, offshore Norway. According to ...

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More work on the horizon for drillship Deepsea Metro I

Odfjell Drilling has secured a letter of intent (LOI) with an undisclosed party for a two well contract for the ...

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4Subsea in double contract win

Subsea technology and services provider 4Subsea has been awarded a master service agreement with Statoil and a ...

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Safety body probes Lundin's managed pressure drilling

Norwegian safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found three improvement points during a safety ...

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Transocean to sell entire jack-up fleet to Borr Drilling

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling, formerly known as Magni Drilling, is planning to buy 15 ...

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Rig delivery deferral may not always be the best option

Packed full of jackup rigs which owners don’t want to take delivery of, shipyards are doing little to help their ...

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Island Drilling eyes restructuring

After finding itself in dire straits, the Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Island Drilling ASA has made a ...

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Noble to drill another development well on Leviathan

The operator of the giant Leviathan gas field offshore Israel, Noble Energy, will drill another development and ...

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Atlantic Navigation lands liftboat charter in Middle East

Atlantic Navigation, a provider of marine logistics services, has, through its country representative in the Middle ...

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More NCS work for 'Deepsea Bergen'

Norwegian offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling has received a letter of intent for further employment of its ...

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Eni hits dust in Barents Sea well

Italian oil company Eni has completed drilling of an exploration well in the Barents Sea but found no hydrocarbons ...

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Petrofac hires UMW's jack-up

Malaysian drilling contractor UMW Offshore Drilling has won a contract from oilfield services provider Petrofac for ...

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Gas leaks on Statoil's Asgard field

Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil has launched an investigation into a gas leak on the company’s ...

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GustoMSC presents new jack-up rig design

Dutch design and engineering company GustoMSC has presented its latest NG series self-propelled jack-up design, the ...

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Wärtsilä to service Songa's Cat D rigs

Finland’s Wärtsilä has signed a five-year technical management and services agreement with Songa Offshore for ...

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Ocean Rig cleaning up its act in social dumping case

Offshore driller Ocean Rig has reached an agreement with the Norwegian offshore workers’ union, Industri Energi, to ...

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Hoang Long resumes TGT drilling

Oil and gas company Hoang Long has resumed the 2017 Te Giac Trang (TGT) drilling program, offshore Vietnam. Te Giac ...

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Paragon bags North Sea deal

Drilling contractor Paragon Offshore has been awarded a contract for a jack-up rig in the UK sector of the North ...

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UMW wins drilling contract with Vestigo

Malaysian drilling contractor UMW Offshore Drilling has been awarded a contract for the provision of a jack-up ...

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Seadrill settles 'West Mira' dispute

Offshore driller Seadrill has reached a settlement agreement with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd. (HSHI) in ...

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U.S. offshore rigs climb up to 20 units

The U.S. offshore rig count climbed up to 20 units last week, according to weekly rig count reports by the oilfield ...

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Rig impairments drag Paragon deeper into red

Drilling contractor Paragon Offshore posted a deeper net loss for the fourth quarter 2016 compared to the ...

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Statoil hits Mim pay

Norwegian oil company Statoil has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6507/3-12 and appraisal well 6507/3-12 A, ...

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Bassoe: Newbuild jack-up delivery outlook not improving

While delivery dates for the 107 jackups under construction get pushed back toward 2020, the path to achieving ...

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Ophir set to drill off Ivory Coast in May

Oil company Ophir Energy is planning to spud an exploration well off Ivory Coast in May with the Seadrill-owned ...

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Red ink for Vantage Drilling

Offshore driller Vantage Drilling posted a net loss for the last quarter of 2016 amid low jack-up and deepwater rig ...

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Ezion in talks to buy four Swissco JV rigs

Interim judicial managers of Singapore’s Swissco, a debt-burdened provider of offshore rigs and vessels, have ...

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