CNOOC starts production from two Weizhou wells

CNOOC has begun production from two infill wells in the Weizhou 12-8 fields in the Beibu Gulf offshore China.

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Dorado an 'incredible find' as Quadrant finds more oil

Quadrant Energy has made additional oil discoveries in the Crespin and Milne Members of its Dorado-1 well offshore ...

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Shell drills duster in Norwegian Sea

This is the second dry well in a row drilled by Shell using the Scarabeo 8 rig

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BP to drill sidetrack well at Aspy D-11 site offshore Canada

Canadian authorities have approved BP's plans to drill a sidetrack well at the Aspy D-11 well site, offshore ...

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Eni picks COSL rig for South China Sea work

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has been awarded a drilling contract from Italian oil major Eni.

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Nexen hires COSL rig for Buzzard II development

Offshore drilling contractor COSL Drilling Europe has been awarded a contract for its COSLPioneer semi-submersible ...

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Cooper shuts Sole-4 well ahead of pipeline connection

Cooper Energy has informed that Sole-4, the second of two production wells for the Sole Gas Project off Australia, ...

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Kosmos Energy to spud well off Suriname in mid-August

Kosmos Energy will begin drilling operations on the Pontoenoe well offshore Suriname in mid-August.

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Safe Caledonia flotel to stay with BP until end of November

British oil major BP has exercised the one-month option to extend the charter of Prosafe’s Safe Caledonia.

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Prosafe, Cosco agree on flexible rig delivery timing

Offshore accommodation rig specialist Prosafe has reached an agreement with the Chinese shipyard Cosco over the ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises to 17 units

The number of U.S. offshore rigs rose to 17 active units during this past week, according to the weekly rig count ...

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No gas discoveries after Black Sea drilling campaign

Black Sea Oil & Gas has completed a two-well exploration drilling program in the XV Midia block, offshore Black Sea.

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Noble retires three rigs as net loss deepens

Noble Corporation has retired two semi-submersible rigs and one jack-up rig. The driller's quarterly loss deepened ...

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Quadrant moves closer to Phoenix South-3 target

Quadrant Energy has set and cemented a liner at around 5,205 meters and is continuing with the Phoenix South-3 well ...

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Damen to refit Stena Don semi-sub

Damen Verolme Rotterdam has been awarded a contract by Stena Drilling for a refit of its drilling rig Stena Don.

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COSL in 7-year framework agreement with Wintershall

COSL Drilling Europe AS has signed a framework agreement with Wintershall for the potential use of its ...

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CCB lands Stena Spey SPS job

Norway’s Coast Center Base (CCB) has been awarded a contract for a Special Periodic Survey of the Stena Spey ...

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Rowan sinks deeper into the red

Offshore driller Rowan Companies sank deeper into the red as its revenues fell amid lower rig utilization and ...

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ARO wins 18 years worth of offshore drilling contracts

The U.S. offshore drilling company Rowan has informed that ARO Drilling was awarded six three-year contracts by ...

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Husky extends Henry Goodrich rig deal

Transocean has secured a one-year contract for one of its semi-submersible drilling rigs in Canada.

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Soco: Output from Vietnam fields falls short amid rig delays

Oil production from CNV and TGT fields offshore Vietnam has been below expectations amid operational issues, and ...

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Transocean posts $1.1B net loss on impairments

Offshore drilling company Transocean posted a net loss attributable to controlling interest of $1.135 billion. The ...

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Quadrant spots elevated gas readings at Dorado well

Quadrant Energy has observed elevated gas readings at the Dorado-1 well off Australia, further indicating the ...

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Diamond Offshore slips to the red

Diamond Offshore recorded a loss in the second quarter amid impairment charges and lower revenues. 

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Shell hires Naga 7 jack-up for Malaysia drilling

Malaysia’s Velesto Drilling has scored a drilling contract with Shell for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.

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U.S. offshore rig count drops to 16 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. decreased to 16 units last week, according to a Friday report by Baker ...

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Shelf completes rig deal with Diamond

Shelf Drilling has completed the purchase of the Ocean Scepter jack-up rig from Diamond Offshore. 

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