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Poll: Is Pacific Drilling a takeover candidate?

Bloomberg Business earlier in June reported that the offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling was being looked ...

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‘Borgsten Dolphin’ stays with Total until 2018

Dolphin Drilling Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy, has entered into a contract amendment for the provision ...

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ABS to class Baoham Offshore's rigs

ABS, a provider of marine and offshore classification services, has been selected by Baoham Offshore (HK) Ltd. to ...

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Lundin spuds exploration well in Norwegian North Sea

Swedish independent oil company Lundin Petroleum has started drilling the exploration well 16/4-9 S on the Luno II ...

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Largest offshore rig scrapping cycle ahead

Offshore drilling industry is on the verge of the largest ever retirement cycle in history, as 88 units within the ...

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Orca gets cash boost for Songo Songo development

Orca Exploration Group Inc.  is proceeding with the first phase of the Songo Songo gas field development in ...

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Odfjell Drilling hired for drilling at Johan Sverdrup

Norwegian oil company Statoil has awarded two contracts at a total value of more than NOK 4.35 billion ($558 ...

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Seadrill: Drillers facing grim outlook

Seadrill, one of the world’s largest drilling contractors, today said that the drillers’ market outlook ...

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Kayaktivists 'welcome' Shell's drilling rig in Seattle

  “Oil battle in Seattle”, this is how recent developments surrounding a Shell-operated oil rig ...

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Paragon Offshore CEO: Rig dayrates on a downward slope

Paragon Offshore CEO Randall D. Stilley has in the first quarter results presentation provided a bleak outlook for ...

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Profitable first quarter for Ocean Rig

Ocean Rig UDW, an offshore drilling company owned by the Greek shipping magnate George Economou, has reported its ...

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Fred. Olsen Energy: Rig supply/demand gap to be here in 2016

Fred. Olsen Energy, a Norwegian company owning drilling rigs, has said that floating rigs market continues to be ...

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Ensco scores two rig contracts in Middle East

Ensco plc has entered into a three-year contract with NDC for a new premium jackup, ENSCO 110. This newbuild rig is ...

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Hi-Spec rig fleet a competitive advantage

Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling S.A. has reported net income for the first quarter 2015 of $51.7 ...

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Cameron launches LETOURNEAU Jaguar Class rig design

Cameron has announced the introduction of its new LETOURNEAU Jaguar Class self-elevating mobile offshore drilling ...

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KrisEnergy hits oil at Rayrai-1 well, offshore Thailand

KrisEnergy Ltd. has said today that its Rayrai-1 exploration well in G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand, has reached a ...

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Gallery: ‘COSL Prospector’ ready to drill (China)

China’s CIMC Raffles shipyard has delivered a new semi-submersible drilling rig to COSL. The rig named COSL ...

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KrisEnergy’s Thailand well encounters oil & gas

KrisEnergy Ltd., an independent oil and gas company focused on Southeast Asia, has said that its third exploration ...

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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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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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Riser problems force Cobalt to plug Gulf of Mexico well

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. has plugged and abandoned its North Platte #2 appraisal well in the deepwater ...

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