Maersk Supply growing in Aberdeen

OSV owner working on becoming more than just a vessel supplier.

Transocean secures work for four semi-subs

Transocean has been awarded new contracts for its drilling rigs for work offshore Norway, Australia, and Canada.

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Statoil gains consent to put Oseberg H into commission

Statoil has received consent from the PSA to put the Oseberg H platform offshore Norway into commission.

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Repsol finds oil offshore Gabon

Spanish oil company Repsol has encountered oil offshore Gabon with the Ivela-1 exploration well. 

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Lundin digs deep into new reservoir type in Barents Sea

Lundin Norway has started drilling operations for an extended well test on the Alta discovery in the southern ...

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Diamond launches new service to reduce BOP downtime

Diamond Offshore Drilling has launched its Sim-Stack service, the offshore drilling industry's first cybernetic BOP ...

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Two injured, one missing after vessel fire off Malaysia

An offshore drilling vessel caught fire while operating in the South China Sea offshore Miri, Malaysia, early ...

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Aker BP bites dust in North Sea well

Aker BP has drilled a dry well southwest of the Knarr field in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

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Gulf Marine bags two-year deal

Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has won a new long-term contract award for one of its mid-size class vessels.

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Quadrant spuds Phoenix South well

Quadrant Energy has started drilling the Phoenix South-3 well located offshore Australia.

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Statoil eyes Odfjell rig for six wells

Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a conditional letter of intent (LOI) by Statoil for a drilling contract for ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count climbs to 16

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. is up to 16 units, according to Friday's report by Baker Hughes.

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PHOTO: Noble semi-sub comes to life ahead of new gig

Noble Corporation's semi-submersible Noble Clyde Boudreaux is finishing up a reactivation and upgrade project at a ...

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Wellesley to use Transocean rig for North Sea well

Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority has given its consent to Wellesley Petroleum to drill an exploration well in ...

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Hess adds more time to Noble rig contract

Noble Corporation has been awarded a contract extension for one of its semi-submersible drilling rigs operating in ...

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Stena's drillship first to get DNV GL MPD class notation

UK-based Stena Drilling is the first drilling contractor to receive the notation Drill(MPD) for its harsh ...

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Rowan renames new rigs to honor former employees

Rowan Companies has renamed its latest additions to the rig fleet to honor the legacy of two former employees.

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Two Maersk units set up decommissioning JV

Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling and vessel provider Maersk Supply Service have established a joint venture ...

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Aquaterra installs Trinidad and Tobago's first CSP

Aquaterra Energy has completed the delivery of a Sea Swift conductor supported platform (CSP) for DeNovo Energy in ...

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Dry well for Aker BP

Aker BP has drilled a dry exploration well and encountered gas column in an appraisal well near and on Ærfugl field ...

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Spirit hits more gas with Fogelberg appraisal

Preliminary results of Spirit Energy's Fogelberg appraisal well located in the Norwegian Sea indicate that the ...

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BP obtains permit to prepare for Nova Scotia well

Canadian offshore regulator has authorized BP to start preparations for drilling an exploration well offshore Nova ...

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Lundin kicks off extended well testing ops on Alta discover

Lundin Norway has started drilling well 7220/11-5 on the Alta discovery in PL609 in the southern Barents Sea. ...

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International offshore rig count sinks to 185 units

The international offshore rig count for March 2018 dropped both sequentially and year-over-year, according to a ...

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Green oil: offshore rig tech disruption in Norway continues

The next generation of harsh environment semisubs is on its way as the Norwegian oil industry takes a step forward ...

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Safety body looks at Wintershall's use of 'West Phoenix'

The PSA has found several non-conformities during an audit of Wintershall's qualification and follow-up of the West ...

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MHWirth firms up drilling equipment order with Keppel

MHWirth has firmed up a $100 million worth drilling equipment order with Keppel FELS for a new semi-submersible rig ...

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Aker BP gets safety nod for Svanefjell well

Aker BP has received consent from the PSA to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea with the Deepsea Stavanger rig.

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