Parker Drilling sinks deeper into red

Parker Drilling, a Houston-based provider of offshore and onshore contract drilling services, sank deeper into red ...

read more →

Rowan retires jack-up pair, lands extensions

Offshore drilling contractor Rowan Companies has cold stacked one rig, sold two, and received several extensions ...

read more →

PHOTO: Anchor handling trio moving 'Henry Goodrich'

Danish offshore shipowner Maersk Supply Service (MSS) shared a picture through its social media channels on Monday ...

read more →

'Safe Boreas' in another Repsol Sinopec extension

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK, formerly Talisman Sinopec Energy UK, has exercised a further month of options for the ...

read more →

Awilco Drilling's profit sinks in 4Q

UK-based offshore drilling contractor Awilco Drilling posted a lower profit and revenues for the last quarter of ...

read more →

AGR scores work on Haven rig

AGR, a construction and engineering project management service company, has been awarded a contract from Jacktel ...

read more →

U.S. rig count goes down

The weekly U.S. offshore rig count dropped by one unit, according to rig count report by the oilfield services ...

read more →

Impact of Saudi Aramco, Rowan JV on Middle East rig market?

The joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Rowan is very significant, and will undoubtedly have implications in all ...

read more →

Impairments drag Noble deeper into red

Drilling contractor Noble Corporation posted a bigger loss for the fourth quarter 2016, compared to the year-before ...

read more →

Transocean scraps two, idles three rigs

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has decided to scrap two semi-subs and idle two drillships and one ...

read more →

Prosafe shrinks quarterly loss

Prosafe, an operator of accommodation rigs known as flotels, narrowed its loss during the fourth quarter 2016 and ...

read more →

Lundin picks up drilling permit for Edvard Grieg appraisal

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

read more →

Maersk Drilling sinks to loss

Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling posted a net loss for the fourth quarter of 2016 “in the middle of ...

read more →

BP puts Diamond's rig on standby rate

Houston-based drilling contractor Diamond Offshore has informed that its new drilling rig the Ocean GreatWhite is ...

read more →

International offshore rig count sinks in January

The international offshore rig count for the first month of the year was down both sequentially and year over year, ...

read more →

Diamond bounces back to profit

Drilling contractor Diamond Offshore went from red to black during the fourth quarter of 2016 while its revenues ...

read more →

Songa rig heads back to field

Drilling contractor Songa Offshore has informed that the Cat D rig Songa Encourage is on its way back to a field ...

read more →

Ensco finds work for jack-up rig

The UK-based offshore driller Ensco has reportedly found work for one of its jack-up drilling rigs for a ...

read more →

Maersk Drilling rig no longer named after Azeri president

  Maersk Drilling’s semi-submersible drilling rig Heydar Aliyev, working for BP in Azerbaijan, has been ...

read more →

Norwegian union slams driller for cheap labor use

Norwegian offshore workers’ union Industri Energi has discovered social dumping on the Ocean Rig-owned ...

read more →

Johan Sverdrup resources stay the same after appraisal well

Norway’s Statoil has completed drilling of an appraisal well on the Johan Sverdrup field in the Norwegian section ...

read more →

Statoil hits gas at Valemon

Statoil Petroleum has made a gas discovery after drilling an exploration well at the Valemon field in the North ...

read more →

Woodside swaps Atwood rigs

Australian energy company Woodside has transferred a drilling contract from one of Atwood Oceanics’ rigs to ...

read more →

Report: ConocoPhillips keeps COSL's accommodation rig

ConocoPhillips has reportedly extended its charter agreement for COSL’s accommodation rig, the COSLRival, ...

read more →

Hercules offloads 13 rigs

U.S.-based, bankrupt offshore driller, Hercules Offshore, has sold its fleet of thirteen Gulf of Mexico rigs for a ...

read more →

Repsol Sinopec awards more time to Prosafe's flotel

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK, formerly Talisman Sinopec Energy UK, has exercised further options to extend the ...

read more →

Dleif rejects drillship offer

U.S.-based Dleif Drilling has rejected an offer made by Borr Drilling, formerly known as Magni Drilling, for the ...

read more →