PSA probes jack-up Maersk Intrepid

Between 17 and 20 March 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway carried out an audit of Mærsk Drilling ...

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ExxonMobil encouraged by oil discovery off Guyana

ExxonMobil recently discovered hydrocarbons offshore Guyana, while drilling the Liza-1 exploration well at the ...

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Suncor Energy gains nod for exploration well in North Sea

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Suncor Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 25/10-13 S, ...

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Statoil: Gudrun leak outcome could have been fatal

On February 18, 2015, a condensate leak occurred on the Gudrun platform in the North Sea. The incident has been ...

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Rowan bags new jack-up deals

Rowan Companies, a Houston-based provider of drilling services, has been awarded several contract extensions with ...

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Talisman bites dust in North Sea wildcat

Talisman Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 672, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 15/12-24 ...

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Shell's Draugen lives on

A/S Norske Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to extend the lifetime of ...

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Statoil to use 'Deepsea Atlantic' for Gullfaks Sør drilling

Norwegian oil major Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use the ...

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Bergen Group sells Hanøytangen yard after all

Bergen Group has now come to an agreement with Semco Maritime AS for sale of the rig service activity, and with ...

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COSL Drilling hires PSW Group for rig maintenance

PSW Group has entered into a frame agreement with COSL Drilling Europe for Subsea & Riser Maintenance services ...

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Transocean stalls jack-up delivery once more

Transocean Ltd., a drilling contractor, has amended its construction contracts with Singapore’s Keppel FELS ...

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Isobel Deep well results coming in June

Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (FOGL) has informed that the final results for the 14/20-1 “Isobel ...

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Kosmos finds gas offshore Mauritania

Kosmos Energy’s Tortue-1 exploration well in Block C8 offshore Mauritania has encountered additional ...

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Paddle in Seattle. More kayakers to protest against Shell

Dozens of protesters in kayaks gathered in the Port of Seattle on Saturday to protest against Shell’s Arctic ...

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'Floatel Victory' on its way to Westcon

Norway’s Westcon Yard has informed that the Floatel Victory flotel will be arriving at its yard in Ølensvåg, ...

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'Deepsea Metro I' to drill off Vietnam for VietGazprom

Odfjell Drilling has secured new employment for Deepsea Metro I drillship through signing a contract with ...

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Encana halts Deep Panuke production

The production from the Encana Corporation’s Deep Panuke platform, located offshore Nova Scotia, has been ...

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Maersk Drilling results positively impacted by fleet growth

Maersk Drilling has delivered a profit of $168 million in the first quarter of 2015 compared to $116 million in the ...

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Suncor Energy wraps up appraisal well in North Sea

Suncor Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 375, has completed drilling of appraisal well 34/4-14 S in ...

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OMV bites dust in Barents Sea wildcat

OMV (Norge) AS, operator of production licence 537, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well ...

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Indian Minister visits ONGC's offshore facilities

Dharmendra Pradhan, Indian Minister of State Petroleum & Natural Gas visited the Oil and Natural Gas ...

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Prosafe sees potential for new contracts. Net profit up

Prosafe, world’s largest provider of offshore accommodation rigs, has reported its net profit for the first ...

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More hurdles for Shell’s Arctic drilling plans

While Shell may have received a conditional approval by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to drill for oil ...

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BP to start drilling at Juniper field

BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (BPTT) has announced that the Ocean Victory semi-submersible drilling rig has arrived in ...

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‘Arendal Spirit’ reaches Brazil (VIDEO)

Earlier this month Teekay’s first offshore accommodation rig, Arendal Spirit, arrived to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...

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Tullow gains NPD nod for Zumba wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Tullow Oil Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6507/11-11 in ...

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Green light for Shell to use 'Transocean Barents' on Draugen

A/S Norske Shell has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to use the Transocean ...

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