NEMESIS 2015: Offshore SAR exercise in Cyprus

The government of Republic of Cyprus informed that the first phase of the multinational search and rescue (SAR) ...

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Statoil to use 'Maersk Integrator' on Gina Krog

Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use Maersk Integrator rig for ...

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ConocoPhillips gains nod for 'Maersk Gallant' use

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has granted ConocoPhillips consent to use the Maersk Gallant drilling ...

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‘Polar Pioneer’ on the move. Activists detained

Shell-operated Polar Pioneer semi-submersible drilling rig is apparently on the move out of Seattle, with Alaska as ...

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Largest offshore rig scrapping cycle ahead

Offshore drilling industry is on the verge of the largest ever retirement cycle in history, as 88 units within the ...

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Odfjell Drilling hired for drilling at Johan Sverdrup

Norwegian oil company Statoil has awarded two contracts at a total value of more than NOK 4.35 billion ($558 ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises

Baker Hughes Incorporated has issued its Weekly Rig Count reports, and offshore rigs in the U.S. have climbed up ...

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Chevron moves to 3 weeks off, 3 weeks on rota in North Sea

Oil giant Chevron has decided to follow its UK North Sea peers when it comes to changing offshore workers’ ...

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'Safe Boreas' cleared for Edvard Grieg work

Prosafe Offshore Limited, the owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, has received ...

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Exxon: Jotun A and B to live on till 2021

ExxonMobil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use Jotun A and Jotun B, in the ...

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Lundin completes two Alta appraisal wells

Lundin Petroleum has completed the drilling of appraisal well 7220/11-2 and sidetrack 7220/11-2 A in the western ...

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Aqualis Offshore to provide marine warranty services to ONGC

Aqualis Offshore, a London-based offshore marine and engineering consultancy, has been reappointed by United India ...

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Suncor spuds Niobe (UK)

The Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) informed that drilling of the Niobe exploration well in UK licence P1889, ...

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Lundin gains nod for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-23 S, in the ...

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Erin Energy awaits Oyo-7 production by mid-June

Erin Energy Corporation, formerly known as CAMAC Energy, has informed that it is continuing the completion ...

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Sen. Murkowski visits Shell’s Arctic-bound drilling rig

Alaska’s senator Lisa Murkowski has paid a visit to a controversial oil rig moored in the Port of Seattle, ...

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CIMC Raffles cuts first steel for Beacon Pacific rig

CIMC Raffles has started the construction of the semi-submersible drilling rig Beacon Pacific for Beacon Pacific ...

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Statoil in minor gas discovery

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 602, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 6706/11-2 in ...

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Maersk Integrator jack-up receives AoC from PSA

Maersk Drilling has received the Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway ...

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More Big Foot woes for Chevron

Three more tendons planned to be used to keep a Chevron Gulf of Mexico oil platform connected to the seabed have ...

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Arctic drilling could affect future of U. S. crude supply

Despite surging production from U.S. shale plays, the scale of long-term production remains uncertain, leading to ...

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PSA looks into Gassco’s B11 platform removal

Between 14 and 27 March 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of Gassco and the removal ...

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Karsten Moholt to work on Songa rigs

Karsten Moholt AS, a specialist in electro-mechanical machinery that serves energy, offshore, shipping and subsea ...

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Apply wins its largest contract ever

Norway’s Apply Leirvik has signed a contract for an EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) delivery ...

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'Safe Astoria' remains with Shell in the Philippines

Shell has extended a contract for a Prosafe-owned offshore accommodation rig in the Philippines. According to the ...

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Panoro Energy enters into rig contract with Saipem

Panoro Energy ASA, a London-based oil and gas E&P company focused on West Africa, has entered into a rig ...

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Suncor starts Niobe prospect ops

Trapoil, the independent oil and gas exploration, appraisal and production company focused on the UK Continental ...

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