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Offshore watchdog finds irregularities in ‘West Bollsta’ AoC application

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog has found irregularities regarding an application for the Acknowl...

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Rig utilization in Southeast Asia set for decline, Rystad’s analysis shows

Southeast Asia’s rig market, which was poised for growth in 2020, is now set for a decline. Several ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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ABS to class new jack-up drilling units for Silver Eagle

ABS, a global classification provider, will provide a classification for a series of self-elevating ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count inches down

The U.S. active offshore rig count last week dropped by one unit compared to the previous week, Bake...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Valaris gets two rig contract terminations in Angola

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has received contract terminations for two rigs operating offsh...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Vaalco wraps up drilling campaign offshore Gabon

Vaalco has completed its 2019/2020 drilling campaign in the Etame Marin permit offshore Gabon, which...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Maersk drillship’s gig with Tullow cut short

Maersk Drilling has received a notification from Tullow Oil of early termination for convenience of ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Noble rig first to arrive at Nigg Oil Terminal jetty

Global Energy Group has welcomed the first jack-up rig to berth at the Nigg Terminal jetty where it ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Prosafe to claim full contract value after EnQuest cancels rig mobilization

Following EnQuest’s cancellation of mobilization of the Prosafe-owned Safe Zephyrus accommodat...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Another early termination for Shelf Drilling’s jack-up rig

Shelf Drilling has received an early contract termination for a jack-up rig operating offshore Niger...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Byron hits pay in Gulf of Mexico well. Further operations on hold due to coronavirus

Oil and gas company Byron Energy has hit oil and gas pay in the F5 well in the Gulf of Mexico but de...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count stuck at 19

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged over the last week, according to a Friday...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Operator shortens Middle East gig for Shelf Drilling’s jack-up rig

A contract for the Shelf Drilling-owned jack-up drilling rig operating in the Middle East has been c...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

i3 Energy secures Dolphin rig for summer appraisal campaign

i3 Energy has awarded a drilling contract to a Dolphin Drilling-owned rig and agreed on a sale of an...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

MOL makes oil and gas discovery in North Sea

MOL Norge has made an oil and gas discovery near the Balder field in the North Sea offshore Norway. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Total hits pay in UK North Sea well

Total has discovered hydrocarbons in the Upper Jurassic and Triassic sandstone reservoirs of its Isa...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Prosafe rig to support subsea tank removal at Thistle platform

Prosafe has been awarded a contract to provide accommodation in support of the redundant subsea tank...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Cairn granted drilling permit for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Capricorn Norge a drilling permit for a wildcat well...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count in sharp drop

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped to 19 units last week, according to weekly rig count...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Equinor cleared to drill wildcat well in North Sea

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has given Equinor a drilling permit related to the drillin...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Siem Offshore’s PSV to support Lundin’s 10-well drilling campaign

Norwegian shipping company Siem Offshore has been awarded a charter contract by Swedish oil company ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Pacific Drilling lands new job for drillship in Mexico

Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has secured a new contract in Mexico for its drillship...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Helix Energy agrees extension of credit for Q5000 semi-sub

Helix Energy Solutions has amended its existing credit agreement related to its Q5000 semi-submersib...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Diamond Offshore hires Logan for rig upgrades and repairs

Hydraulic repair, manufacturing, and rental company Logan Industries has signed a ten-year contract ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Equinor suspends helicopter flights while waiting on coronavirus results

Equinor has suspended helicopter flights to several offshore installations due to suspected coronavi...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Equinor granted permit for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a wildcat well located...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago