Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS) has delivered ARABDRILL 60, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to Arabian Drilling Company (ADC) five days ahead of schedule, on budget and with a perfect safety record.
Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad has announced that Masirah Oil Limited, a jointly-controlled entity of Lime Petroleum Plc (“Lime”), suspended (on 19 December 2013), for safety reasons, its 1st exploration well, Masirah North North #1 (“MNN #1”) in Block 50 Oman for further evaluation.
Ocean Rig UDW Inc., a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced that it took delivery of its newbuilding drillship, the Ocean Rig Skyros, on Friday, December 20, 2013.
Russian oil and gas company Soyuzneftegaz has signed an offshore exploration deal with the Syrian government. According to the Syrian news agency SANA, the Russians will search for oil in the Syrian territorial waters in the area between Banyas city and Tartous city.
Over 3,000 offshore workers have called on Oil & Gas UK (O&GUK) bosses to urgently act in order to improve the safety of helicopter transfers to and from North Sea installations.
The Syrian National Coalition, consisting of opposition groups in the Syrian civil war, has condemned the oil and gas exploration deal the Syrian government signed with the Russian oil company Soyuzneftegaz.
December 29, 2013