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Norway: Safer Drilling System in Development

In the wake of the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, many are questioning the safety of offshore drilling. One ...

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Thailand: Salamander Energy Done with Development ...

Salamander Energy has successfully completed Phase IV of development drilling on the Bualuang oil field, Block ...

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East Irish Sea: Serica Energy Commences Drilling Conan ...

Serica Energy announces that on Monday 10th May it commenced drilling the Conan exploration well in Block 113/26b ...

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Chevron Canada Ltd. Starts Drilling Deepest Well Off ...

Chevron Canada Ltd. is preparing to start drilling the country’s deepest offshore oil well off Newfoundland ...

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USA: Schwarzenegger’s Hasta la Vista to Offshore ...

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he will find another way to help close the state’s $20 billion budget deficit ...

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USA: Keppel Delivers EXL Rig to Rowan Drilling Company

Keppel AmFELS Inc., the US wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), has ...

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China:CNOOC’s New Offshore Drilling Platform to ...

A home-made 3,000-meter offshore oil drilling platform, owned by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), ...

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UK: Ensco Plc Announces a Sale of Jackup Drilling Rig

Ensco plc announced today that a subsidiary of the Company has sold ENSCO 57, a F&G L-780 MOD II-C design ...

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Centrica Energy Gets Go-Ahead for Norwegian Sea Drilling

Centrica Energy has received consent to conduct exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea using the West Alpha ...

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India: Aban Offshore Adds Amendment to Deep Venture Contract

Aban Offshore today announced that `Venture Drilling (a 50% indirect joint venture of the company) and Maersk Oil ...

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USA: Salazar Reveals Research Plan for Drilling ...

Federal scientists have until Oct. 1 to decide what additional research is needed to determine the effects of ...

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Gulf of Mexico: ATP Granted a Lease for Offshore ...

ATP Oil & Gas Corp. said that the Minerals Management Service has accepted ATP’s bid of $232,100 for ...

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Cote d’ Ivoire: Lukoil Declares Drilling Orca ...

Vanco, along with partners Lukoil and the state oil company Petroci, has completed drilling the Orca exploration ...

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Statoil gives Seadrill a Letter of Intent for Drilling ...

Seadrill has a letter of intent from Statoil for a new harsh environment jackup to drill on the Norwegian ...

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Keppel Delivers DSSTM 21 Deepwater Semisumersible to ...

Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS) has delivered the third DSSTM 21 deepwater semisubmersible (semi) drilling rig to ...

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