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Rowan drillship gets more GoM time with Exxon

ExxonMobil has exercised the first two options for the Rowan Companies-owned drillship Rowan Relentless.

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Aker BP granted drilling permit for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for a wildcat well located in the North ...

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ABS, GE teaming up on digital twin tech for offshore rigs

ABS, one of the world’s leading classification societies, has teamed up with GE collaborating on digital twin ...

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U.S. offshore rig count down by two units

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

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Northern Drilling to take early delivery of 'West Mira'

Northern Drilling has decided to take early delivery of its newbuild semi-submersible rig West Mira as a result of ...

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Romania: GSP Offshore bags Midia deal

Black Sea Oil & Gas has awarded the EPCIC contract for all offshore and onshore facilities for the Midia Gas ...

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Shareholders say 'yes' to $2.7B Transocean-Ocean Rig merger

Ocean Rig's Leiv Eiriksson semi-sub / Image by Lundin Petroleum

Offshore drilling companies Transocean and Ocean Rig have informed that their respective shareholders have voted in ...

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Wellesley to use Transocean rig for North Sea duo

Wellesley Petroleum has received consent from the PSA to drill exploration wells in the North Sea with the ...

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Ensco hires Texo for jack-up rig upgrade

Aberdeen-based Texo Group has been awarded a contract to upgrade the Ensco 100 jack-up drilling rig.

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Safety body takes closer look at drilling ops on Gullfaks

The has found irregularities during an audit of KCAD’s and Equinor’s drilling operations on the Gullfaks field ...

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Aker BP gains consent for Bøyla drilling

Aker BP has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the Scarabeo 8 rig.

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Total to appraise Norwegian Sea discovery

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Total E&P Norge a drilling permit for an appraisal well located in ...

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Lundin set for Barents Sea well

Oil company Lundin Norway is ready to drill a well in the Barents Sea following the receipt of a drilling permit ...

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FOE restructuring hampered by potential rig buyer exit

Offshore driller Fred. Olsen Energy is considering other restructuring alternatives or it might be facing ...

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Rolls-Royce to deliver mooring solutions for two newbuilds

Rolls-Royce has signed agreements for the supply of mooring equipment to two drilling rigs under construction in ...

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New gig to keep Seadrill rig in Malaysia

Offshore Driller Seadrill Partners has secured a contract for its West Capella drillship with Petronas in Malaysia.

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Equinor gets consent to use 'Songa Endurance' on Troll field

Norway’s Equinor has been given consent by the Petroleum Safety Authority to use the Songa Endurance drilling rig ...

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Seadrill sees rig dayrates improving in 2019-20

After a couple of years of negative sentiment in the offshore drilling industry caused by the low oil prices and ...

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Saudi Aramco makes it rain for suppliers

Saudi Arabian oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco has said it has this week signed $27.5 billion worth of deals with ...

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Premier hires Hakuryu-11 jack-up for Indonesia ops

JDC has entered into a drilling contract with Premier Oil for the provision of the Hakuryu-11 jack-up drilling rig.

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Drilling restarts at AAOG's Tilapia field off Congo

Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) has resumed drilling operations on the TLP-103C well at its Tilapia field offshore Congo.

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No significant hydrocarbon shows in KrisEnergy's Thai well

KrisEnergy has failed to find significant hydrocarbon shows in the Montha-1 exploration well in the reservation ...

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Equinor awards extension to Maersk jack-up

Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling has been awarded a four-month extension for the Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig. 

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Eni gets drilling permit for appraisal well in Barents Sea

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Eni Norge a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the ...

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Borr Drilling reveals a batch of new jack-up contracts

Borr Drilling, one of the youngest drilling companies in the offshore industry, on Tuesday said it had secured six ...

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Fred. Olsen Energy risks bankruptcy

Fred. Olsen Energy (FOE) might be facing bankruptcy if no solution is found to its refinancing, which is being ...

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Equinor hits gas in Barents Sea

Equinor has made a gas discovery northwest of Atlantis gas discovery located in the Barents Sea offshore Norway.

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