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Ex-Schlumberger CEO to become Borr Drilling chairman

Ex-Schlumberger CEO to become Borr Drilling chairman

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i3 spuds Liberator pilot well

i3 Energy has started drilling a pilot well at its Liberator field in the UK North Sea using the Borgland Dolphin ...

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BPC to use Seadrill rig for Bahamas drilling in 2020

Bahamas Petroleum Company has entered into a framework agreement with drilling contractor Seadrill, setting the ...

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Seadrill posts $206M 2Q loss. Long-term work rates improving

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill posted a net loss of $206 million in the second quarter of 2019, compared to ...

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Equinor strikes oil at Sputnik wildcat

West Hercules; Source: Lundin

Equinor has made an oil discovery at the Sputnik prospect in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. 

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DOF AHTS duo to support OMV drilling ops in New Zealand

Oslo-listed offshore supply vessel owner DOF has won work for two AHTS contracts to support OMV's drilling ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises to 27 units

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. rose to 27 units last week, Baker Hughes reported in its weekly rig ...

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Petrofac, Socar awarded Absheron support work

UK oilfield services provider Petrofac has in a joint venture with SOCAR won an engineering and technical services ...

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Lundin makes small oil discovery in North Sea

Lundin Norway has made a small oil discovery in the North Sea offshore Norway, 285 kilometers west of Stavanger.

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Prosafe bags Mariner extension for 'Safe Boreas'

Equinor has exercised the fourth of six one-month options to extend Prosafe's Safe Boreas flotel at the Mariner ...

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PGNiG gains consent to use Odfjell rig on Norwegian Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Polish state-controlled oil and gas company PGNiG a drilling ...

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Kosmos hires Maersk drillship for E. Guinea well

Maersk Voyager

A Maersk Drilling-owned drillship has been hired by Kosmos Energy to drill an exploration well offshore Equatorial ...

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Santos making progress at Dorado's second appraisal well

The Noble Tom Prosser jack-up rig

Australian Santos is making progress with drilling operations at its second appraisal well on the Dorado oil and ...

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Seadrill teams up with Gulf Drilling for Qatar contract

West Castor

Seadrill Limited has entered into a joint venture with Gulf Drilling International (GDI) following a recent ...

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Well-Safe awards contracts for rig upgrade into P&A unit

Well-Safe Solutions has awarded two multi-million-pound contracts to continue the refurbishment of the Well-Safe ...

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Cairn taps Island Drilling rig for North Sea well

Island Drilling Company has received a letter of intent from Capricorn Norge for operations in the North Sea ...

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Petrobras payments lift Vantage back to profit

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling returned to quarterly profit on the back of drilling contract ...

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Shell drops options for Awilco's only operational rig

Shell has decided not to exercise its remaining options for Awilco Drilling's only operational rig - WilPhoenix - ...

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Total takes Pacific drillship for GoM well

Pacific Drilling has won an offshore drilling contract for one of its drillships with Total for operations in the ...

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'Borgland Dolphin' on the move to Liberator area

UK independent i3 Energy has said that the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig has completed its ...

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Safety body looks at 'West Mira' ahead of AoC award

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found irregularities during a duo of ...

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Pacific clinches drillship extension in Mauritania

Pacific Drilling has been awarded a one-well extension for its drillship working for French oil major Total in ...

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Equinor cleared to use 'West Hercules' on Lanterna well

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

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Wintershall Dea begins production drilling on Dvalin

Wintershall Dea has begun drilling four production wells on the Dvalin gas field in the Norwegian Sea, getting ...

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BW kicks off drilling campaign on Dussafu Marin permit

BW Energy has started drilling an exploration well at the Hibiscus Updip prospect on its Dussafu Marin permit ...

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Tullow makes first oil discovery on Orinduik license

Tullow Oil has made an oil discovery at its Jethro-1 exploration well, drilled on the Orinduik license offshore Guyana.

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U.S. offshore rig count climbs to 25 units

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

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