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Kosmos' Lamantin prospect fails

Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Lamantin-1 exploration well located in Block C-12 offshore Mauritania. The ...

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Anglo African stalls Tilapia drilling plans

Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) has been forced to postpone its drilling plans at the Tilapia oil field offshore Congo.

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U.S. offshore rig count flat

The number of U.S. offshore rigs remained unchanged last week, according to a Friday report by Baker Hughes, a GE ...

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PSA to investigate fatal Tambar accident

The Petroleum Safety Authority, has begun an investigation of an incident on the Maersk Interceptor rig where one ...

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Transocean's subsidiary sued over breach of bond indenture

Offshore driller Transocean is facing a lawsuit that could have an adverse effect on its liquidity. The ...

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CHC to support Centrica's Fogelberg drilling

CHC has been awarded a contract from Centrica to provide helicopter services in support of its drilling program at ...

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Gangway detaches at Statoil’s Mariner field

A gangway connecting Statoil-operated Mariner A platform with an accommodation rig disconnected last night, ...

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International offshore rig count down by 28 units

International offshore rig count for November 2017 was down by 28 rigs year-over-year, according to Baker ...

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Prosafe stalls delivery of two accommodation rigs

Prosafe has further extended its standstill agreement with China's Cosco Qidong shipyard for two semi-submersible ...

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Investigation begins into offshore rig worker's death

BSEE and the U.S. Coast Guard have begun an investigation into a worker fatality aboard the Petrobras 10000 ...

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Nigeria: Erin spuds Oyo-NW well

Erin Energy has started drilling of the Oyo North West well (Oyo-NW) offshore Nigeria with plans to tie the ...

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Offshore safety body clears Cat J rig for Vestflanken 2 ops

The Petroleum Safety Authority has given consent to oil major Statoil to use the Askepott drilling rig to perform ...

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Worker dies aboard Petrobras 10000 drillship in GoM

A worker died in an incident aboard the Petrobras 10000 drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico last week. Brazilian ...

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VNG awards Fenja drilling contract to NADL rig

VNG Norge has issued a Letter of Intent to North Atlantic Drilling Limited (NADL) for drilling of the development ...

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Cat J rig fulfills offshore safety conditions

KCA Deutag has received the acknowledgment of compliance (AoC) from the Norwegian safety body, the Petroleum Safety ...

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UMW confirms rig contract with ConocoPhillips

Following a report from last week, UMW has confirmed that the UMW Naga 4 rig received a contract from oil major ...

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Byron spuds Gulf of Mexico well

Byron Energy has started drilling an offshore well at its South Marsh Island 71 block, in the Gulf of Mexico, ...

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Mubadala hits pay in Manora wells

Mubadala Petroleum has completed two wells at the Manora-6 prospect in the G1/48 concession in the Gulf of Thailand.

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Siccar completes Lyon farm-out. Drilling scheduled for 2018

Siccar Point Energy has extended a contract for the semi-submersible West Hercules which it will use to drill its ...

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PV Drilling finds work for jack-up rig

Petrovietnam Drilling and Well Service Corporation (PV Drilling) has found work for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.

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Lundin spuds Hurri well in Barents Sea

Lundin Petroleum has started drilling an exploration well in the Barents Sea, targeting the Hurri prospect. Located ...

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U.S. offshore rig count drops by two units

The number of offshore rigs operating in the U.S. is down by two units last week, according to a report by Baker ...

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Report: ConocoPhillips hires UMW's jack-up rig

Oil and gas major ConocoPhillips has reportedly hired a jack-up drilling rig from Malaysian offshore driller UMW ...

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Safety body slaps Rowan with safety order

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has issued an order to Rowan Norway to rectify faults noted during an audit ...

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Ensco rig arrives at SM 71 platform off Louisiana

The Ensco 68 jack-up drilling rig has arrived on location at Byron Energy’s SM 71 F Gulf of Mexico platform on ...

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Premier Oil hires Apexindo's jack-up rig

London-listed oil firm Premier Oil has reportedly hired one of Apexindo’s jack-up drilling rigs on a three-month ...

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W&T observes 'strong wet gas shows' in GoM well

W&T Offshore has encountered strong wet gas shows while drilling the ST 224 #1 well in the Gulf of Mexico.

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