Is EOR the future of Angola’s oil output?

Interview with Geraldo Ramos, Sonangol EP

‘Maersk Deliverer’ continues with Chevron ...

Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited, a Chevron subsidiary in Angola, has extended the current contract for the ultra ...

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Karoon to drill Kangaroo-2 in November (Brazil)

Karoon Gas Australia has informed the company expects to start the 2-4 well appraisal and exploration drilling ...

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Soco discovers oil offshore Congo

Soco International has made an oil discovery offshore the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville). The discovery was made ...

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Statoil gets green light for Saturn well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 7227/10-1, in the ...

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Heerema to build Culzean jacket

Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited, operator of the Culzean development in the North Sea, has awarded a contract for ...

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Det norske to use ‘Transocean Winner’ on ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has given Det norske oljeselskap ASA consent to use the Transocean ...

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Greenpeace boards Eni’s Prezioso platform (Gallery)

Activists from the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior have boarded the Prezioso offshore oil platform operated by the ...

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Extreme weather suspends ‘Safe Bristolia’

Prosafe, a Cyprus-based owner of offshore accommodation rigs, has informed its accommodation rig Safe Bristolia has ...

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Offshore workers should take part in safety talks, PSA ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of the organisation of employee participation ...

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Keel laying ceremony for new jack-up rig in China

China’s Huangpu Shipyard recently held the keel laying ceremony for the H6001 R-550D Zentech jack-up rig ...

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MacGregor mooring systems for Mermaid’s tender rigs

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won new contracts that will see electrically-driven versions of its mooring ...

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U.S. offshore rig count down again

According to the Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count report, the U.S. offshore rig count is down three rigs from last ...

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New contract, cut dayrate for ‘Noble Driller’

Noble Corporation has been awarded two short-term contract extensions for its Noble Driller semi-submersible ...

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Maersk Drilling’s giant rig XLE-2 finally in Stavanger

Following a 12,345 nautical miles long journey from Singapore, the XLE-2 drilling rig, dubbed largest of the kind ...

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‘Prospector 1’ rig starts Total contract

Prospector Offshore Drilling S.A. has informed that Prospector 1 rig  has been placed on Total E&P ...

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‘COSLProspector’ on sea trials

COSL Prospector, the fourth semi-submersible drilling built by CIMC Raffles for COSL, has set off on sea trials in ...

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Stone Energy hires ENSCO 8503 rig for GoM work

Stone Energy Corporation has entered into an agreement to contract the ENSCO 8503 dynamically positioned deep water ...

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‘Ensco 122’ jack-up getting ready for NAM ...

Ensco, a UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has informed that, following a long journey from Singapore, its new ...

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Noble Energy to use Thunder Hawk platform for GoM fields

SBM Offshore has signed a Production Handling Agreement (PHA) with Noble Energy to produce the Big Bend and ...

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Kongsberg to provide simulators for Ocean Rig

Ocean Rig UDW Inc., an international offshore drilling contractor, has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to supply an ...

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Ensco wins jack-up rig contract in Malaysia

Ensco, a UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has secured a three-year contract for its ENSCO 52 jack-up rig.

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Keppel delivers ENSCO 122 jack-up rig

Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS) has delivered ENSCO 122, the third ultra-premium harsh environment ENSCO 120 Series ...

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Total, Ocean Rig confirm drillship contract

French oil company Total has signed long term drillship contract for exploration in Angola. Ocean Rig UDW Inc. a ...

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Orga Offshore installs Circle-H helideck lights on Ensco rigs

Orga Offshore has installed its innovative CAP 437-compliant Circle – H LED touchdown, positioning and ...

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Transocean rig contracts worth $209 mln

Transocean Ltd. has issued a comprehensive Fleet Status Report which provides the current status and contract ...

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Ensco orders two jack-ups for Middle East needs

Ensco plc has ordered two high-specification jack-ups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141 in order to fulfill customer demand ...

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