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Bassoe: Enigma of offshore drilling rig values

Available assets, lack of capital, and sluggish fundamental market improvement are keeping rig values under pressure

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ADVantage in another drilling gig in Egypt

ADES has entered into a second deepwater drilling campaign with a top tier international oil company for deepwater ...

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Equinor set to use 'Floatel Endurance' on Martin Linge field

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for the use of the ...

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Equinor cleared for Norwegian wells

Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Deepsea Atlantic drilling rig for ...

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BPC, Seadrill working to agree critical drilling dates

Bahamas Petroleum Company is working on finalizing a long-form rig contract with Seadrill and preparing for ...

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Shelf Drilling lands three-year gig in India

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received an award for a three-year contract for the Trident II ...

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Consent for Equinor to use 'West Hercules' in North Sea

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the ...

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Springfield kicks off drilling operations offshore Ghana

Ghanaian company Springfield Exploration and Production Limited has started drilling the Afina-1x well located off ...

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Shelf Drilling bags 3-year extension for jack-up rig

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract extension for the High Island VII ...

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DNO gains permit for Norwegian Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted DNO a drilling permit for a well located in the Norwegian Sea.

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Northern Drilling cancels drillship deal with DSME

Northern Drilling has canceled the resale contract for the West Cobalt drillship with the South Korean shipbuilder ...

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Santos achieves strong oil flow from Dorado

The initial flow test of the Caley reservoir from the Santos-operated Dorado-3 appraisal well off Australia has ...

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Shelf Drilling wins extensions for four jack-up rigs

Shelf Drilling has secured contract extensions for four of its jack-up drilling rigs. 

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Worldwide offshore rig count in September up 43 rigs Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count in September 2019 decreased by four units sequentially, but increased by 43 units ...

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Dolphin rig spuds i3 Energy's Serenity well

i3 Energy has started drilling the SA-01 appraisal well at the Serenity field located in the UK North Sea using ...

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Sete Brasil reaches settlement with Singapore's rig builders

Brazilian drilling contractor Sete Brasil has reached agreements with Singapore's rig builders Keppel Offshore & ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count stays flat

The U.S. weekly offshore rig count remained flat during last week, according to a rig count report published on ...

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Suncor allowed to resume ops on Transocean Barents rig

Canadian offshore regulator has approved Suncor Energy’s plan to resume operations on the semi-submersible drilling ...

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BW: Hibiscus reserve estimates bigger than expected

BW Offshore has raised its reserves estimates at the Hibiscus structure located on Dussafu Marin Permit, offshore ...

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Conrad spuds first of two Duyung wells

Conrad Petroleum has started drilling the first of two wells at its operated Duyung Production Sharing Contract in ...

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Dolphin secures further work for Borgland Dolphin rig

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has secured further work for its Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible ...

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Transocean deploys hybrid energy storage on floating rig

Transocean has deployed the world’s first hybrid energy storage system aboard a floating drilling unit.

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PGNiG gets nod to drill its second operated well in Norway

The Polish oil and gas company PGNiG has been granted a license to drill an appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea.

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Valaris nets $245M in revenue backlog with new gigs

Valaris, previously known as EnscoRowan, has secured new contracts and contract extensions with associated revenue ...

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Valaris rig hired for Neptune's Seagull project

Neptune Energy has awarded Valaris, formerly known as EnscoRowan, a contract to provide a heavy-duty jack-up ...

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U.S. offshore rig count down to 24 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped to 24 units last week, according to weekly rig count reports ...

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BPC cuts cost estimate for its maiden Bahamas well

Bahamas Petroleum Company has further cut the estimated cost of its upcoming exploration well in the Bahamas, as it ...

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