Wind Lidars Supporting Offshore Rigs

Pioneering companies are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data.

'Maersk Giant' avoids stacking

Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Mærsk Giant with its ...

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Red Emperor: Hawkeye drilling running smoothly

Otto Energy, the operator of the Hawkeye well offshore Palawan, in the Philippines, has placed the blow-out ...

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Deepsea Metro I drillship starts contract in Vietnam

The drillship Deepsea Metro I has started drilling operations in Vietnam under its contract with VietGazprom. The ...

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Offshore rigs up from last week

U.S. weekly offshore rig count has climbed up from last week, Baker Hughes informed on Friday in its Weekly Rig ...

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Ocean Rig eyeing acquisitions. Posts rise in profit

Ocean Rig UDW, an offshore drilling contractor, has reported a rise in quarterly profit, and revealed it may be ...

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Offshore rig count dips in July

The worldwide offshore rig count in July 2015 dropped to 299 active units, down by ten from 309 in June 2015, and ...

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Pacific Drilling posts 2Q net income of $47M

Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has posted a drop in its second quarter 2015 profit, when compared to ...

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BSEE inspectors board Shell’s Arctic drilling rigs

Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors are overseeing Shell drilling operations 24/7 ...

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Lundin completes Edvard Grieg appraisal well

Lundin Norway AS has completed the drilling and logging of appraisal well 16/1-23 S on the Edvard Grieg field in ...

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Guyana: Drillship leaves contested waters

ExxonMobil has moved its drillship from the disputed waters offshore Guyana, where it recently made a significant ...

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Chevron: No Big Foot oil till 2018

Chevron has informed it does not expect any production from its giant Big Foot tension leg platform (TLP), in the ...

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Cape: BP deal to secure 170 jobs in UK

Cape plc, a UK-based energy services company, has won a contract extension worth £9.8million ($15.27M) on oil major ...

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Shell starts drilling offshore Alaska

Shell has kicked off drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska, using the Transocean-owned Polar ...

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Otto spuds Hawkeye (The Philippines)

Otto Energy has started drilling at the Hawkeye-1 exploration well, offshore Palawan Basin in the Philippines. ...

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Offshore rig count climbs back up

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which ...

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Awilco's semi-sub WilHunter gets early release from Hess

Awilco Drilling PLC, a UK-based drilling contractor, and Hess Limited have mutually agreed to release the WilHunter ...

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Otto to spud Hawkeye over the weekend

With the drillship Maersk Venturer loaded out and now at the Hawkeye drilling location, offshore the Philippines, ...

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Petronas in Irish spud

PSE Seven Heads Limited, the operator of SEL 4/07, and a subsidiary of PSE Kinsale Energy Limited, which is in turn ...

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Prosafe: 'Safe Scandinavia' conversion suffers slowdown

Prosafe, the owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels, has informed that the conversion of ...

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Ensco set to lay off over 100 workers

Ensco, a drilling contractor with headquarters in London, will reportedly be laying off staff.  According to BBC, ...

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Statoil to take more oil from Gullfaks South

Statoil has informed that production from the Gullfaks South (GSO) fast-track project for improved oil recovery in ...

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South Pars oil layer platform almost ready

The pre-startup of the oil layer platform of the giant offshore South Pars gas field is more than 98% complete, ...

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ConocoPhillips extends 'Maersk Innovator' gig

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for the jack-up rig the Mærsk Innovator with ConocoPhillips ...

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Panoro spuds Aje-5 well

Panoro Energy ASA, the independent E&P company with assets in Nigeria and Gabon, has announced that drilling ...

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Offshore rig count remains unshaken

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which ...

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Paragon Offshore in 'Prospector 6' setback

Paragon Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has signed an agreement with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding ...

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OMV to boost Maari's production

Cue Energy Resources has informed that a multi well workover campaign to further increase production from Maari ...

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