Mubadala starts Manora production (Gallery)

Mubadala Petroleum has announced that production started at its Manora oil field in the northern Gulf of Thailand ...

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‘Jascon 34’ completes offshore Sakhalin work

Sea Trucks Group has completed its offshore accommodation campaign during the hook up and commissioning operations ...

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Maersk Drilling 3Q profit up on Venezuela divestment

Denmark’s Maersk Drilling made a 3Q 2014 profit of $192 million, compared to 3Q 2013 profit of $148 million, ...

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BMT hired for Kizomba maintenance (Angola)

BMT Group’s subsidiary BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT) has been selected by Esso Angola to provide ...

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‘Stena Clyde’ spuds Pryderi well (Australia)

As a partner in the WA-424-P Joint Venture, IPB Petroleum has received notification that the Stena Clyde ...

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Keel laid for ‘Beacon Atlantic’

China’s CIMC Raffles last Friday held a keel laying ceremony for a new semi-submersible drilling rig, the ...

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Songa Dee’s SPS coming to an end (UK)

Songa Offshore has informed that its semi-submersible rig Songa Dee is scheduled to leave the yard in Invergordon, ...

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Popular news, November 3 – 9, 2014

‘Largest ever subsea structure’ at Ichthys, Where did all the ‘Deepwater Horizon’ oil go?, Video of the ...

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U.S. offshore rig count remains unchanged

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. U.S. offshore rig ...

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HM MOS, Seafox merger creates largest offshore jack-up ...

HM MOS International Limited, parent company of Millennium  Offshore Services Superholdings LLC,  and Seafox ...

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Noble bags two rig deals at increased dayrates

While some drilling contractors are struggling to get work for their offshore drilling rigs, Noble Corporation has ...

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Transocean takes $2.8B charge. Delays 3Q results

Transocean Ltd. has announced that it expects its third quarter 2014 results to include a non-cash charge of $1.97 ...

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October offshore rig count up

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted the international rig count for October 2014 on its Investor relations ...

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Fincantieri, Technip go offshore hand in hand

Fincantieri and Technip in Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding aiming to increase their joint ...

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Statoil drills duster in Barents Sea

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 230, has completed drilling of wildcat well 7227/10-1, in the ...

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PSA: All good with well clean-up and well testing on NCS

In the first and second quarters of 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of ...

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Rowan 3Q profit up. New drillship set for delivery

Rowan Companies plc, a U.S.-based offshore drilling company, generated net income of $119.6 million in the third ...

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Statoil: Semi-sub Transocean Spitsbergen suspended

Statoil has decided to suspend two rigs due to overcapacity in the rig portfolio. Transocean Spitsbergen and Songa ...

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Odfjell Drilling welcomes newbuild rig Deepsea Aberdeen

Odfjell Drilling has today taken delivery of Deepsea Aberdeen from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering ...

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Statoil suspends ‘Songa Trym’ contract

Songa Offshore has informed that Statoil will suspend Songa Trym contract after the current well at the Oseberg ...

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Karoon spuds Kangaroo appraisal well (Brazil)

Karoon Gas Australia has announced the spudding of the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, offshore Brazil, at 2135 hrs BRST ...

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Sembmarine’s net profit jumps

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) achieved a 2% year-on-year increase in net profit from $130 million ...

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Pacific Drilling records 3Q profit of $48M

Pacific Drilling S.A., an offshore drilling contractor, reported net income for third-quarter 2014 of $48.1 million ...

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PSA audits jack-up Haven

From 16 to 18 September 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway carried out an audit of work by OSM ...

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PSA probes ‘Snorre B’ for emergency preparedness

From 11 to 24 September 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authoority (PSA) Norway carried out an audit of Statoil focused ...

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Shell to drill at Ormen Lange with ‘Transocean ...

Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use Transocean Barents to drill a ...

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Mubadala starts drilling two Manora wells

Mubadala Petroleum, Operator of the Manora Oil Development joint venture, has informed that drilling of the MNA-07 ...

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