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Archer to let go 1.000 workers

Archer Limited, a supplier of drilling and well services, will lay off around 1.000 workers, pressured by the ...

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Talisman gets go-ahead for Snømus drilling

Talisman Energy Norge AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for exploration ...

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‘Songa Dee’ SPS exceeds planned budget

Songa Offshore’s semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Dee was on a scheduled special periodic survey (SPS) at ...

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Man overboard at Scarabeo 8 rig

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has resolved to investigate an incident where a person fell overboard ...

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Songa Offshore sets new delivery dates for Cat D rigs

Songa Offshore has agreed upon final delivery dates for Cat D rigs with South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo ...

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BP fails in attempt to reduce Macondo oil spill penalty

BP’s attempt to reduce a maximum fine for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill under the Clean Water Act has ...

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Rowan cold stacks another rig

Rowan Companies, a Houston-based drilling contractor, will shut down another rig. This time it is the Rowan ...

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Maersk Oil abandons Twillingen South well

Maersk Oil has decided to plug and abandon exploration well 6406/6-4 in the PL 510 licence, in the Norwegian Sea. ...

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Keppel, Transocean agree rig deliveries delay

Transocean Cepheus, Transocean Cassiopeia, Transocean Centaurus, Transocean Cetus and Transocean Circinus are five ...

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Report: Platform evacuation in North Sea

Canadian Natural Resources International (CNR) oil company has evacuated oil workers from its offshore platform in ...

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PSA probes gas leak at Gudrun platform

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has decided to initiate an investigation following a hydrocarbon leak ...

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Statoil gets nod to drill Snefrid Nord well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well the 6706/12-2, cf. ...

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Gas leak at Gudrun platform

There has been a gas leak at the Statoil-operated Gudrun platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. According ...

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Offshore worker exposed to radiation

A worker on an offshore platform in the UK North Sea has been blasted with radiation

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Saudi Aramco sets heavy lift record with Hasbah

Saudi Aramco has informed that the heavy lift barge Lan Jing completed the installation of the Hasbah tie-in ...

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Report: Rig on fire in Gulf of Mexico

A semi-submersible drilling rig reportedly caught fire in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Friday, February 13, 2015. ...

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Transocean CEO steps down

Transocean, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, has said that its President and Chief ...

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Gallery: Keppel delivers 'world's largest jack-up' to Maersk

Keppel FELS Limited has delivered the ultra-harsh jack-up rig, Maersk Integrator, to Maersk Drilling, thirty days ...

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Lundin spuds exploration well on Gemini

Lundin Petroleum has announced that drilling of exploration well 16/1-24 in PL338C southwest of the Edvard Grieg ...

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BP gets green light for gas lift at Valhall IP

BP Norge AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for gas lift at Valhall water ...

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BG Group drills duster east of Knarr

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has informed that BG Group AS, operator of production licence 373 S, is ...

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U.S. offshore rig count goes up

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which ...

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Seadrill-Petrobras rig deal falls through?

Seadrill has informed it will remove US$1.1 billion from the backlog reported in its third quarter earnings release ...

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Westcon ready for ‘Transocean Leader’

Norway’s Westcon Yards has been given the Special Periodic Survey (SPS) contract for the  Transocean Leader ...

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Eni picks TOOLS for Goliat

Eni Norge has entered into a contract with TOOLS for the provision of services and supplies to the Goliat FPSO, ...

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Loss deepens for Hercules Offshore

Hercules Offshore, a U.S.-based drilling contractor, has reported a net loss of $154 million for the fourth quarter ...

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Sembcorp Marine: 4Q profit falls 5%

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine, a company building offshore drilling rigs has reported a drop in its quarterly ...

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