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Safety body finds irregularities on Leiv Eiriksson rig

The PSA has found seven non-conformities and six improvement points during an audit of the Leiv Eiriksson drilling rig.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count unaltered

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged last week, according to weekly rig count reports by ...

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BP hires Blackford Dolphin rig for UK North Sea well

The contract is worth around $8.2 million, meaning the dayrate for the rig is around $136.000.

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Shareholders approve Transocean's acquisition of Songa

Offshore drilling giant Transocean has received shareholders' approval to acquire its Norway-focused rival Songa ...

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Speedcast's comms for Noble Corp. drilling fleet

Speedcast has been selected by Noble Corporation to provide IT communications equipment and connectivity services ...

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KS Drilling scores contract extension

KS Energy's subsidiary KS Drilling has secured a contract extension for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.

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Vantage jack-up wins more work

Offshore driller Vantage Drilling has been awarded more work by CPOC for one of its jack-up drilling rigs. 

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DSM in mooring ops for 'Deepsea Bergen'

Deep Sea Mooring has begun providing pre-lay mooring products and services to the Deepsea Bergen semi-sub offshore ...

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Demand for deepwater rigs in South America to double by 2021

Up to 50 offshore rigs could be working on deepwater programs in South America depending on how new prospects turn out.

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Statoil gets safety clearance to use 'Deepsea Bergen'

Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well off Norway with ...

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Noble finds work for two rigs, stacks three

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has found work in Europe and Asia Pacific for two of its jack-up ...

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Scotland blocks movement of ex-Diamond rig trio

Scottish authorities are preventing the movement of three drilling rigs previously owned by Diamond Offshore and ...

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Cooper preparing for Sole wells

Australian regulator has accepted an environment plan submitted by Cooper Energy for an abandonment of one and ...

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Spirit Energy gains nod to drill Fogelberg well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted a drilling permit to Spirit Energy for an appraisal well in the ...

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Northern Offshore expands fleet with new jack-up rig

U.S. offshore driller Northern Offshore has taken delivery of a new jack-up drilling rig built by Shanghai ...

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JDC spinning drill bits in Middle East, Malaysia

Japanese offshore drilling company JDC has informed that two of its drilling rigs have started drilling operations ...

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UK union slams driller for sending rigs to remote scrapyards

British trade union RMT has raised concerns over the North Sea decommissioning industry, following the cash sale of ...

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Report: Transocean finds work for idle drillship

U.S. oil company Murphy Oil has reportedly hired a drillship from the Swiss-based offshore driller Transocean.

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count climbs to 19

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes has reported that the U.S. weekly offshore rig count has risen to 19 active ...

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Stena Drilling to cut crew as three drillships remain idle

Offshore Drilling contractor Stena Drilling is looking to cut workforce, being unable to find work for its three ...

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Spirit Energy to drill with Island Drilling rig

Spirit Energy has received consent from the PSA for drilling and testing wildcat wells in the Norwegian Sea with ...

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Lundin comes up dry in Barents Sea well

Lundin Norway has failed to find hydrocarbons after completing the drilling of wildcat well 7219/12-3 S in the ...

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BP's Ravenspurn North drilling falls short

BP has abandoned it exploration project at the Ravenspurn North field in the UK North Sea started more than a year ago.

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Lundin cleared to use COSL rig for North Sea well

Norwegian offshore safety regulator has given its consent to Lundin to use the COSLInnovator rig to for an ...

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ADES scores jack-up hat-trick

ADES rigs keep working offshore Egypt

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Tullow looking to hire another rig for Ghana drilling

Offshore drilling companies will be holding their fingers crossed for this one.

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Report: More work for PV Drilling II jack-up rig

Vietnamese offshore driller PV Drilling has reportedly found more work for the PV Drilling II jack-up drilling rig.

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