Lebanon offshore round tender invitation

The blocks open for bidding are Blocks 1, 2, 5, 8, and 10

Sevan, Cosco agree rig delivery delay

Sevan Drilling and Cosco have agreed to amend the termination rights of the construction contract for the Sevan ...

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Lundin hits dry hole in Vollgrav (Norway)

Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum AB has completed the drilling of the wildcat well 33/12-10 S, offshore ...

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Odfjell Drilling, WJM in offshore rigs engineering co-op

Odfjell Drilling has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with William Jacob Management (WJM). Under ...

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PSA Norway audits emergency preparedness at ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of Statoil’s management of emergency ...

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‘Maersk Deliverer’ continues with Chevron ...

Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited, a Chevron subsidiary in Angola, has extended the current contract for the ultra ...

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Karoon to drill Kangaroo-2 in November (Brazil)

Karoon Gas Australia has informed the company expects to start the 2-4 well appraisal and exploration drilling ...

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Soco discovers oil offshore Congo

Soco International has made an oil discovery offshore the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville). The discovery was made ...

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Statoil gets green light for Saturn well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 7227/10-1, in the ...

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Heerema to build Culzean jacket

Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited, operator of the Culzean development in the North Sea, has awarded a contract for ...

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Det norske to use ‘Transocean Winner’ on ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has given Det norske oljeselskap ASA consent to use the Transocean ...

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Greenpeace boards Eni’s Prezioso platform (Gallery)

Activists from the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior have boarded the Prezioso offshore oil platform operated by the ...

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Extreme weather suspends ‘Safe Bristolia’

Prosafe, a Cyprus-based owner of offshore accommodation rigs, has informed its accommodation rig Safe Bristolia has ...

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Offshore workers should take part in safety talks, PSA ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of the organisation of employee participation ...

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Keel laying ceremony for new jack-up rig in China

China’s Huangpu Shipyard recently held the keel laying ceremony for the H6001 R-550D Zentech jack-up rig ...

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MacGregor mooring systems for Mermaid’s tender rigs

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won new contracts that will see electrically-driven versions of its mooring ...

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U.S. offshore rig count down again

According to the Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count report, the U.S. offshore rig count is down three rigs from last ...

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New contract, cut dayrate for ‘Noble Driller’

Noble Corporation has been awarded two short-term contract extensions for its Noble Driller semi-submersible ...

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Maersk Drilling’s giant rig XLE-2 finally in Stavanger

Following a 12,345 nautical miles long journey from Singapore, the XLE-2 drilling rig, dubbed largest of the kind ...

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‘Prospector 1’ rig starts Total contract

Prospector Offshore Drilling S.A. has informed that Prospector 1 rig  has been placed on Total E&P ...

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‘COSLProspector’ on sea trials

COSL Prospector, the fourth semi-submersible drilling built by CIMC Raffles for COSL, has set off on sea trials in ...

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Stone Energy hires ENSCO 8503 rig for GoM work

Stone Energy Corporation has entered into an agreement to contract the ENSCO 8503 dynamically positioned deep water ...

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‘Ensco 122’ jack-up getting ready for NAM ...

Ensco, a UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has informed that, following a long journey from Singapore, its new ...

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Noble Energy to use Thunder Hawk platform for GoM fields

SBM Offshore has signed a Production Handling Agreement (PHA) with Noble Energy to produce the Big Bend and ...

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Kongsberg to provide simulators for Ocean Rig

Ocean Rig UDW Inc., an international offshore drilling contractor, has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to supply an ...

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Ensco wins jack-up rig contract in Malaysia

Ensco, a UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has secured a three-year contract for its ENSCO 52 jack-up rig.

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Keppel delivers ENSCO 122 jack-up rig

Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS) has delivered ENSCO 122, the third ultra-premium harsh environment ENSCO 120 Series ...

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Total, Ocean Rig confirm drillship contract

French oil company Total has signed long term drillship contract for exploration in Angola. Ocean Rig UDW Inc. a ...

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