International offshore rig count rises in July

The international offshore rig count for July 2018 increased both sequentially and year-over-year, according to a ...

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Barakah Offshore inks 5-year contract with Sapura

Malaysia’s Barakah Offshore has secured a long-term contract to provide offshore services to Sapura Exploration and ...

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Petronas hires two Velesto rigs

Velesto Energy has received two letter of awards from Petronas Carigali for the provision of jack-up drilling rig ...

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CNOOC starts production from two Weizhou wells

CNOOC has begun production from two infill wells in the Weizhou 12-8 fields in the Beibu Gulf offshore China.

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Sevan expects to complete sale to Sembcorp in August

Sevan Marine, the Oslo-listed designer of offshore drilling and production units, expects to close the sale of a ...

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UAE: Indian companies focus on 2018 RAK licensing round

The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE has seen an increased level of interest from Indian companies in the 2018 ...

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Eni picks COSL rig for South China Sea work

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has been awarded a drilling contract from Italian oil major Eni.

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KCA Deutag subsidiary pairs with India's Kavin Engineering

RDS and Kavin Engineering and Services have entered into a strategic alliance to jointly pursue design and ...

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Prosafe, Cosco agree on flexible rig delivery timing

Offshore accommodation rig specialist Prosafe has reached an agreement with the Chinese shipyard Cosco over the ...

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Soco extends Armada TGT1 FPSO charter

London-listed oil company Soco International has via its Vietnamese JV HLJOC extended the charter for the FPSO ...

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Popular news, June 30 - August 5, 2018

Popular news, June 30 - August 5, 2018

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Soco: Output from Vietnam fields falls short amid rig delays

Oil production from CNV and TGT fields offshore Vietnam has been below expectations amid operational issues, and ...

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Barakah in service deal with EnQuest

Barakah Offshore has received a letter of award from EnQuest for the provision of maintenance, construction, and ...

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Shell hires Naga 7 jack-up for Malaysia drilling

Malaysia’s Velesto Drilling has scored a drilling contract with Shell for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.

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Popular news, July 23 - 29, 2018

The most popular news of the week.

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New FPSO for Perenco named at Keppel shipyard

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard, is on track to deliver a floating production storage and ...

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Prosafe, Cosco in another flotel delivery delay

Prosafe and Cosco have agreed to extend a standstill agreement regarding the delivery of two accommodation units.

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Tap identifies 32 leads in Thai concession

Tap Oil has identified 32 leads in the G1/48 concession, which contains the Manora oil field, located in the ...

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Transocean retires four floaters, lands new deals

In the last three months since its previous fleet status report, offshore driller Transocean has landed new ...

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Kim Heng buys two offshore support vessels

Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings Limited has acquired two offshore support vessels, Lewek Lynx and Swissco Summit. 

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Keppel wins $51M in FPSO, FSRU contracts

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd has through its subsidiaries been awarded two contracts with a combined ...

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Popular news, July 16 – 22, 2018

The most popular articles of the week.

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Sembcorp Marine swings to loss

Singapore’s rig builder Sembcorp Marine posted a loss for the second quarter of 2018 despite recording a ...

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Hakuryu-11 jack-up spinning drill bit offshore Vietnam

Japan Drilling Company’s offshore drilling rig Hakuryu-11 has started drilling under its contract in Vietnam.

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Woodside hunting for more gas offshore Myanmar

Australian oil and gas company Woodside is preparing to spud the Shwe Yee Htun-2 appraisal well offshore Myanmar ...

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Eni wins Most-Admired Explorer title

Italian oil and gas giant Eni has won Wood Mackenzie's Most-Admired Explorer title, an accolade awarded in ...

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Contract extension for Barakah

Malaysia-based Barakah Offshore has been awarded a contract extension from the state-owned operator Petronas. 

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