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U.S. offshore rig count down to 24 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped to 24 units last week, according to weekly rig count reports ...

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BPC cuts cost estimate for its maiden Bahamas well

Bahamas Petroleum Company has further cut the estimated cost of its upcoming exploration well in the Bahamas, as it ...

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Equinor awards lay-up contract on Sverdrup to Haven rig

Jacktel, a subsidiary of Master Marine, has agreed with Equinor that its accommodation rig Haven will be laid up at ...

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Sapura nets $185 million in new contracts

Sapura Energy has secured three new contracts and two contract extensions worth approximately RM774 million ($185M).

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Archer secures North Sea job for modular drilling rig

Oil services company Archer has been awarded a contract with a North Sea operator for the provision of drilling ...

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OKEA to spud its first operated well in October

The Norwegian oil company OKEA has been given permission to drill its first operated wells offshore Norway.

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COSL rig mobilizes for Duyung drilling campaign

A COSL-owned jack-up rig has been mobilized for Conrad Petroleum's two-well campaign at the Duyung PSC in the West ...

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CGX hires PGS for Corentyne survey, defers rig contract

CGX Energy has hired PGS to conduct a 3D seismic survey over its Corentyne Block offshore Guyana. CGX has also ...

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Transocean cancels order for Ocean Rig drillship duo

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has canceled the orders with Samsung Heavy Industries for two Ocean Rig ...

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Hurricane spuds final Greater Warwick well

Hurricane Energy has started drilling the third and final well in its Greater Warwick Area campaign located in the ...

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IOG raises nearly $110M, releases Maersk rig

Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has confirmed that a settlement of its EUR 100 million ($109.7M) five-year senior ...

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BP confirms 'world-scale gas resource' off Senegal

Oil major BP has confirmed a 'world-scale gas resource' offshore Senegal after drilling the Yakaar-2 appraisal ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count slips to 25

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped for a second week in a row, according to weekly rig count reports ...

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Equinor cleared to use West Hercules rig on CO₂ well

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration ...

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OKEA needs to improve plans for first NCS drilling ops

The PSA has found improvement points during an audit of OKEA's planning of its first drilling operations on the NCS.

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Maersk jack-up lands more Martin Linge work

Equinor has exercised two options of two months each for the Maersk Drilling-owned Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig to ...

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Lamprell: Still no firm order for ARO jack-up duo

UAE-based offshore oil rig builder Lamprell has yet to receive a firm order for the construction two jack-up rigs ...

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Green light for MOL to use Odfjell rig in North Sea

MOL has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), for exploration ...

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Inpex hands in Ichthys development drilling plan

Japan's Inpex has submitted its environment plan for the Ichthys development drilling campaign WA-50-L - Phase 2 to ...

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Equinor finds gas in Norwegian Sea well

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has found gas in the Ørn exploration well south-west of the Marulk field in ...

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Norwegian regulator moves to block Prosafe-Floatel merger

The transaction involves the two closest competitors in the Norwegian market for offshore accommodation services

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Tamarind halts Tui drilling after disagreement with COSL

Tamarind Resources has reportedly put its New Zealand offshore drilling plans to a halt after being unable to reach ...

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ExxonMobil makes 14th discovery on Stabroek

ExxonMobil has made an oil discovery on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana at the Tripletail-1 well in the Turbot area.

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Failure of rig's mooring chains hampers Cooper's well plans

Cooper Energy has decided to cut short its drilling program offshore Australia due to failure of two mooring chains ...

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Repsol gains consent to use ‘Rowan Viking’ on Yme field

Spanish oil company Repsol has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority ...

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Tullow hits second oil discovery off Guyana

Tullow Oil has made a second oil discovery offshore Guyana. The Joe-1 exploration well has opened a new Upper ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count down to 26

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. decreased to 26 units this week, according to weekly rig count reports ...

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