Jack-up rig Mercury christened in Astrakhan (Russia)

Caspian Energy Group has announced that the christening ceremony for a jack-up rig “Mercury” took place on a site ...

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GMG shipyard orders jacking system from TSC

TSC Group Holdings’ subsidiary Zhengzhou TSC Offshore Equipment Co., Ltd. has secured a jacking system order ...

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‘Songa Dee’ to leave Invergordon in ...

Songa Offshore has informed that the scope of work for the Songa Dee Special Periodic Survey (SPS) has progressed ...

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Genel finds oil in Sidi Moussa block off Morocco

Serica Energy plc has informed that the SM-1 well in the Sidi Moussa block offshore Morocco has reached a total ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count drops

Baker Hughes Incorporated has announced a Weekly Rig Count report to its Investor Relations website. Offshore rigs ...

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‘Pacific Sharav’ starts 5-year Chevron contract

Chevron Corporation has announced that the Pacific Sharav, a deepwater drillship built to Chevron’s ...

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New client for ‘Transocean Leader’

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has won new contracts worth around $610 million, the company has said in ...

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New charter for accommodation vessel Bibby Bergen

Bibby Maritime has secured a new charter for floating accommodation vessel ‘Bibby Bergen’, starting 15th October ...

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ATP-IP to pay penalty for oil discharges from offshore ...

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Environmental ...

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VAALCO: Etame drilling begins

VAALCO Energy, Inc. today announced the start of a new six well drilling campaign offshore Gabon on its Etame Marin ...

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Sevan, Cosco agree rig delivery delay

Sevan Drilling and Cosco have agreed to amend the termination rights of the construction contract for the Sevan ...

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Lundin hits dry hole in Vollgrav (Norway)

Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum AB has completed the drilling of the wildcat well 33/12-10 S, offshore ...

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Odfjell Drilling, WJM in offshore rigs engineering co-op

Odfjell Drilling has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with William Jacob Management (WJM). Under ...

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PSA Norway audits emergency preparedness at ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has carried out an audit of Statoil’s management of emergency ...

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‘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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