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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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U.S. weekly offshore rig count remains unchanged

The number of U.S. offshore rigs remained flat during the past week, said Baker Hughes in its weekly rig report.

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Transocean lands 22-well contract with Statoil

Offshore driller Transocean has been awarded a contract for the harsh environment semi-submersible rig Transocean ...

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Aker BP to use Transocean rig on North Sea wildcat

Aker BP has received consent from the PSA to drill an exploration well off Norway with the Transocean Arctic ...

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NADL's West Phoenix to drill Fenja field wells

Following a recent letter of intent, North Atlantic Drilling Ltd has now been awarded a contract for for the ...

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Fredriksen's Northern Drilling buys another rig, eyes more

Northern Drilling Ltd, a newcomer in the offshore drilling space, has exercised its option to buy the ...

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Rosneft spuds ultra-deepwater well in Black Sea

Russian oil company Rosneft has spudded the Maria-1 exploration well in the Black Sea. Forecasted oil in place for ...

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Statoil extends 'Deepsea Bergen' gig

Norwegian oil company Statoil has exercised its first option in the Deepsea Bergen rig’s drilling contract.  ...

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