Drydocks repairs ‘Beynouna’

Drydocks World, a Dubai-based service provider to the offshore oil & gas industry has completed refurbishment ...

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Shell wants Greenpeace off its rig

Royal Dutch Shell has filed a complaint to a federal court in Alaska asking for an order to remove six Greenpeace ...

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SBM Offshore denies reports of bribery case settlement

SBM Offshore, the world’s largest provider of FPSO units, entangled in a bribery case investigation with ...

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Mubadala completes eleven Manora wells

Tap Oil Limited has informed that all eleven Manora development wells, located in the Northern Gulf of Thailand, ...

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Statoil deserts Yeti wildcat

Norway’s Statoil has told Offshore Energy Today that the company has plugged and abandoned its Yeti wildcat ...

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Greenpeace activists board Arctic-bound drilling rig

  Greenpeace activists have boarded a semi-submersible oil drilling rig destined to drill for Shell, in the ...

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Report: Schahin halts work on five offshore rigs

Brazilian oil company Petrobras will stop operations on five offshore rigs leased from its compatriot supplier ...

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Brian Chang resigns from Bergen Group BoD

Brian Chang, known as a founder of a China-based rig builder  Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd., has resigned from ...

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KrisEnergy spuds exploration well in Gulf of Thailand

KrisEnergy has announced that the Key Gibraltar jack-up rig has started drilling of the Rossukon-3 exploration well ...

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Pemex resumes production at Abkatun platform

Pemex has informed that after a fire that occurred on the Abkatun Alpha platform, in the Bay of Campeche in Mexico ...

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Energean names tender rig Energean Force

Energean Oil & Gas, the international oil & gas exploration and production company focused on the ...

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Popular news, Mar 30 – Apr 5, 2015

A story about a fire outbreak on an offshore oil platform in Mexico was by far the most read article this past week ...

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U.S. Offshore rig count at its lowest since May 2011

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count earlier than usual, on Thursday, April 2, 2015, due to the ...

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Pemex identifies workers killed in platform fire

  Pemex has identified four workers killed in the Abkatun Alpha platform fire outbreak in Mexico’s ...

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Barakah wins topside maintenance gig from KPOC

Barakah Offshore Petroleum’s subsidiary, PBJV Group Sdn Bhd (PBJV), has received the Letter of Award from ...

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Hercules Offshore bags 5-year deal for jack-up rig

Hercules Offshore has signed a five-year contract with a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. for use of the Hercules 260 in ...

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Transocean’s rig scrapping tally hits 18

Transocean Ltd. has announced that it intends to scrap two more rigs. The company intends to dispose of a midwater ...

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Atwood may postpone delivery for two drillships

Atwood Oceanics has made changes to the delivery schedule for two of its newbuild drillships.  Namely, the Atwood ...

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Mexico: Abkatun platform fire out. No oil spill

Pemex has informed that the fire that broke out on an Abkatun Alpha platform yesterday has been extinguished.  ...

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Premier makes O&G discovery at Zebedee well

Premier Oil has announced that the Zebedee well (14/15b-5) in PL004b, offshore the Falkland Islands, discovered 81 ...

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Karoon spuds Echidna well (Brazil)

Karoon Gas Australia has announced the spudding of the third well in the current Santos Basin drilling campaign, ...

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Hess orders Stampede IMMS from BMT

BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT), has been selected by Hess Corporation to supply an Integrated Marine ...

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Lime Norway boosts interest in offshore licence

Hibiscus Petroleum’s jointly-controlled entity, Lime Norway, has executed an agreement with Skagen44 to ...

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SPE Aberdeen names new chairman

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has appointed Shankar Bhukya as its new chairman, taking ...

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CAMAC readies Oyo-8 well for production

CAMAC Energy Inc. has finished completion operations on the Oyo-8 well, located offshore Nigeria, and is now ready ...

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BP terminates another rig contract

UK-based offshore drilling contractor Ensco has, from oil company BP, received a notice of early termination for ...

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Keppel FELS hands over jack-up newbuild to Pemex

Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, has delivered a KFELS B Class jack-up rig to Mexican ...

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