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Gabon green-lights Tortue oil field development plan

Gabonese government has approved the amended Field Development Plan (FDP) for the Tortue oil field located offshore ...

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Driller slapped with safety order after fatal incident

The PSA has turned a notice of order given to Maersk Drilling following a fatal accident on the Maersk Interceptor ...

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International offshore rig count goes up in December

The international offshore rig count for the last month of 2017 increased sequentially but dropped on a ...

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Bassoe: Offshore rig market shakeup to continue in 2018

The theme for 2017 was perseverance. For 2018, it’s adaptation.

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ExxonMobil in sixth oil discovery off Guyana

Oil giant ExxonMobil has revealed positive results from its Ranger-1 exploration well, marking the company's sixth ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count drops to 17

The number of U.S. offshore rigs dropped to 17 units this past week

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Scarabeo 8 rig awaits Shell work

Oil major Shell has taken a semi-submersible rig on a term charter from offshore drilling rig provider Saipem.

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Lundin gets drilling permit for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin a drilling permit for a well located offshore Norway. 

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Rowan buys two jack-ups from Petrobras

Offshore driller Rowan Companies has bought two jack-up drilling rigs from Petrobras for a total of $77 million. 

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Report: Petrovietnam finds work for jack-up rig

The Japan Vietnam Petroleum Co. (JVPC) has reportedly chartered one of PetroVietnam’s jack-up drilling rigs.

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Keppel delivers first of five jack-up rigs to Borr Drilling

Offshore driller Borr Drilling has taken delivery of the jack-up rig Saga, built by Keppel in Singapore.

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Diamond, Petrobras settle rig dispute

Diamond Offshore and Petrobras have settled a lawsuit related to an early rig contract termination back from 2016. 

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ExxonMobil down-mans facilities off Canada ahead of storm

ExxonMobil has down-manned personnel from the Thebaud platform and the Noble Regina Allen rig ahead of a storm ...

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PSA: 'Serious shortcomings' lead to fatality on Maersk rig

The PSA has given a notice of order to Maersk Drilling following an investigation of the fatal accident on the ...

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Report: Northern Offshore sells 36-year-old jack-up

Offshore driller Northern Offshore has reportedly sold one of its jack-up drilling rigs to oil company Perenco.

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Global oil exploration spend to drop further in 2018

Global oil exploration investments in 2018 are expected to be lower than in 2018

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Statoil drills duster near Gina Krog

Norway’s Statoil has completed the drilling of wildcat well 15/6-14 S near the Gina Krog field in the North ...

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International Maritime Industries launched in Saudi Arabia

The yard will have the capacity to build more than 11 fixed offshore platforms and four drilling rigs per year.

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Byron gears up for another Gulf of Mexico well

Byron Energy is working to complete one well in the Gulf of Mexico for production and start drilling another one ...

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Tullow hires Maersk drillship in 4-year contract

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a four-year contract for the deep-water drillship Maersk Venturer by Tullow in Ghana.

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Everything you need to know about offshore rig market

Offshore Energy Today has been given a permission by an analyst at Bassoe Offshore to use an infographic with ...

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U.S. offshore rig count down to 18 units

The number of U.S. offshore rigs dropped to 18 units last week, according to a Friday report by Baker Hughes, a GE ...

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VIDEO: Saipem rig passing straight and narrow

Italian contractor Saipem has launched a video of its semi-submersible drilling rig Scarabeo 9 crossing the ...

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Byron hits pay in Gulf of Mexico well

Byron Energy has encountered four discrete hydrocarbon bearing sands in the SM 71 F2 well within the South Marsh ...

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Siccar Point seeks permit to drill exploration well

Aberdeen-based oil company Siccar Point Energy has applied to the UK government for consent to drill an exploration ...

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SembMarine to sell NADL rig for $500 million

Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard has signed an agreement for the sale of the semi-submersible rig West ...

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Saipem bags new batch of contracts worth $380 million

Saipem has won a batch of contracts with a total value of about $380 million, which will see the company work ...

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