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U.S. weekly offshore rig count flat at 18

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged over the last week, according to a Friday report ...

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Worldwide offshore rig count in March drops by 4 rigs Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count in March 2020 has dropped four rigs sequentially and year-over-year, according to ...

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Tullow identifies further cost savings

Tullow Oil has identified further cost savings while its lenders have approved its credit facility with a $1.9 ...

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Apache in second oil discovery off Suriname

Apache Corporation has made a 'significant oil discovery' at the Sapakara West-1 well drilled offshore Suriname on ...

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PSA finds irregularities in 'West Bollsta' AoC application

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog has found irregularities regarding an application for the Acknowledgement of ...

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Rystad: Rig utilization in Southeast Asia set for decline

Southeast Asia’s rig market, which was poised for growth in 2020, is now set for a decline. Several oil companies ...

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ABS to class new drilling units for Silver Eagle

ABS, a global classification provider, will provide a classification for a series of self-elevating drilling units ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count inches down

The U.S. active offshore rig count last week dropped by one unit compared to the previous week, Baker Hughes ...

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Valaris gets two contract terminations in Angola

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has received contract terminations for two rigs operating offshore Angola, one ...

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Vaalco wraps up drilling campaign off Gabon

Vaalco has completed its 2019/2020 drilling campaign in the Etame Marin permit offshore Gabon, which included three ...

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Maersk drillship's gig with Tullow cut short

Maersk Drilling has received a notification from Tullow Oil of early termination for convenience of the drilling ...

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Noble rig first to arrive at Nigg Oil Terminal jetty

Global Energy Group has welcomed the first jack-up rig to berth at the Nigg Terminal jetty where it would be in lay ...

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Prosafe to claim full contract value from EnQuest

Following EnQuest's cancellation of mobilization of the Prosafe-owned Safe Zephyrus accommodation rig in the North ...

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Another early termination for Shelf Drilling's rig

Shelf Drilling has received an early contract termination for a jack-up rig operating offshore Nigeria. 

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Byron Energy hits pay in Gulf of Mexico well

Oil and gas company Byron Energy has hit oil and gas pay in the F5 well in the Gulf of Mexico but decided to ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count stuck at 19

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged over the last week, according to a Friday report by ...

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Operator shortens Middle East gig for Shelf Drilling's rig

A contract for the Shelf Drilling-owned jack-up drilling rig operating in the Middle East has been changed to end ...

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i3 Energy secures Dolphin rig for summer appraisal campaign

i3 Energy has awarded a drilling contract to a Dolphin Drilling-owned rig and agreed on a sale of an interest in a ...

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MOL makes oil and gas discovery in North Sea

MOL Norge has made an oil and gas discovery near the Balder field in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

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Total hits pay in UK North Sea well

Total has discovered hydrocarbons in the Upper Jurassic and Triassic sandstone reservoirs of its Isabella ...

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Prosafe rig to support subsea tank removal at Thistle

Prosafe has been awarded a contract to provide accommodation in support of the redundant subsea tank removal and ...

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Cairn granted permit for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Capricorn Norge a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the North Sea.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count in sharp drop

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped to 19 units last week, according to weekly rig count reports on ...

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Equinor cleared to drill North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has given Equinor a drilling permit related to the drilling of a wildcat ...

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Siem's PSV to support Lundin's drilling campaign

Norwegian shipping company Siem Offshore has been awarded a charter contract by Swedish oil company Lundin for one ...

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Pacific lands new job in Mexico

Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has secured a new contract in Mexico for its drillship Pacific Sharav.

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Helix amends credit for Q5000 semi-sub

Helix Energy Solutions has amended its existing credit agreement related to its Q5000 semi-submersible well ...

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