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Bergen Group disposes of rig-service yard

Bergen Group has decided to divest the company’s rig-service activity at Hanøytangen. The total transaction price ...

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Noble Energy farms into North Falkland basin

Argos Resources’ subsidiary, Argos Exploration Limited (AEL), has entered into a farm-out agreement with ...

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Statoil hits gas in Roald Rygg prospect

Operator Statoil has together with PL602 partners made a gas discovery in the Roald Rygg prospect in the Norwegian ...

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Karoon’s well in Brazil shows traces of oil and gas

Karoon Gas Australia’s Echidna-1 well, offshore Brazil, has intersected an oil bearing section in Paleocene ...

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Offshore rig count moves up

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. BHI Rig Count: ...

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Middle East hat trick for Noble Corporation

Noble Corporation, a UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has secured contracts for three of its drilling rigs in ...

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Green light to Talisman for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Talisman Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 15/12-24 ...

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Det norske gets approval to drill North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Det norske oljeselskap AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-22 S, in ...

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Total in minor gas discovery in Skirne East

Total E&P Norge AS, operator of production licence 627, is about to complete the drilling of wildcat well ...

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DeepOcean scoops riser installation work from Statoil

DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has been awarded the Riser Installation contract for the ...

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Statoil discovers oil in Yeti prospect

Statoil has made an oil discovery in its Miocene Yeti prospect located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM). “The Yeti ...

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BP extends 'Heldar Aliyev' contract in Azerbaijan

Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has won a contract extension for one of its offshore drilling rigs. ...

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Premier spuds Isobel Deep

Falkland Oil and Gas Limited, the oil and gas exploration company focused on its license areas to the North, South ...

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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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