Statoil gets nod to drill Snefrid Nord well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well the 6706/12-2, cf. ...

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Gas leak at Gudrun platform

There has been a gas leak at the Statoil-operated Gudrun platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. According ...

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Offshore worker exposed to radiation

A worker on an offshore platform in the UK North Sea has been blasted with radiation

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Saudi Aramco sets heavy lift record with Hasbah

Saudi Aramco has informed that the heavy lift barge Lan Jing completed the installation of the Hasbah tie-in ...

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Report: Rig on fire in Gulf of Mexico

A semi-submersible drilling rig reportedly caught fire in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Friday, February 13, 2015. ...

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Transocean CEO steps down

Transocean, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, has said that its President and Chief ...

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Gallery: Keppel delivers 'world's largest jack-up' to Maersk

Keppel FELS Limited has delivered the ultra-harsh jack-up rig, Maersk Integrator, to Maersk Drilling, thirty days ...

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Lundin spuds exploration well on Gemini

Lundin Petroleum has announced that drilling of exploration well 16/1-24 in PL338C southwest of the Edvard Grieg ...

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BP gets green light for gas lift at Valhall IP

BP Norge AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for gas lift at Valhall water ...

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BG Group drills duster east of Knarr

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has informed that BG Group AS, operator of production licence 373 S, is ...

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U.S. offshore rig count goes up

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

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Seadrill-Petrobras rig deal falls through?

Seadrill has informed it will remove US$1.1 billion from the backlog reported in its third quarter earnings release ...

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Westcon ready for ‘Transocean Leader’

Norway’s Westcon Yards has been given the Special Periodic Survey (SPS) contract for the  Transocean Leader ...

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Eni picks TOOLS for Goliat

Eni Norge has entered into a contract with TOOLS for the provision of services and supplies to the Goliat FPSO, ...

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Loss deepens for Hercules Offshore

Hercules Offshore, a U.S.-based drilling contractor, has reported a net loss of $154 million for the fourth quarter ...

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Sembcorp Marine: 4Q profit falls 5%

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine, a company building offshore drilling rigs has reported a drop in its quarterly ...

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Kenz Cranes’ equipment on ‘West Rigel’

West Rigel, a harsh-environment semi-submersible drilling rig, currently under construction in Singapore, will ...

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VAALCO takes first oil from 2nd Etame well

VAALCO Energy has announced first production from Etame 10-H, the second development well drilled from the newly ...

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Photo: Bollsta Dolphin semi shows its face

Following several artistic impressions of the Bollsta Dolphin semi-submersble drilling rig, Fred. Olsen Energy, the ...

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Technip delivers Heidelberg spar hull to Anadarko

Technip has delivered a 23,000-ton truss spar hull to Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for its Heidelberg field ...

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Hibiscus plans to drill Sea Lion in June

Hibiscus Petroleum’s wholly-owned entity, Carnarvon Hibiscus Pty Ltd (CHPL), has progressed the plan to start the ...

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Dana Petroleum finishes Lille John drilling

Dana Petroleum has completed the drilling of the Lille John-2 appraisal well and side-track on the Lille John oil ...

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Keppel, Sembcorp deny bribery allegations (Brazil)

Following media reports that Singapore’s offshore rig builders Keppel and Sembcorp Marine have been involved ...

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Unmanned wellhead platform chosen for Oseberg

Statoil and its licence partners have chosen an unmanned wellhead platform as the concept for the Oseberg Future ...

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Prosafe: Weaker demand for flotels in North Sea

Prosafe, the world’s largest owner of offshore accommodation rigs, known as flotels, has today reported its ...

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Statoil proves Krafla area

Operator Statoil has together with PL035 partners completed a two-well programme in the Krafla area in the North ...

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Diamond Offshore cuts special dividend. 4Q profit up

Diamond Offshore Drilling, a Houston-headquartered drilling contractor, today reported its fourth quarter 2014 net ...

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