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Posted: over 4 years ago

Providence shares in trading halt pending court ruling

Irish oil and gas company Providence Resources has requested a temporary suspension in trading of it...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Statoil to abandon two wildcats off Norway empty-handed

Statoil is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat wells 30/11-11 S and 30/11-11 A, off...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Ensco in arbitration against Petrobras and Samsung Heavy

UK-based offshore drilling contractor Ensco has initiated arbitration proceedings against Brazilian ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Safety watchdog keeps an eye on Statoil’s new drilling method

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has carried out an audit of how Statoil is meeting regulatory r...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Songa’s third Cat D rig starts drilling for Statoil

Offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore has informed that the Songa Encourage rig started drilli...

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  • Exploration & Production
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‘COSLInnovator’ findings to affect rigs in Norway, COSL says

Offshore drilling contractor COSL Drilling has said that the Petroleum Safety Authority’s inve...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Drillship Deepsea Metro I lands Petronas gig

Offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has secured new employment for the ultra deepwater dri...

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  • Business & Finance
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Mubadala to drill exploration well in Gulf of Thailand in May

Mubadala Petroleum is planning to drill an exploration well in the G1/48 Concession containing the M...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Cairn gears up for fourth well offshore Senegal

Cairn Energy is preparing to start drilling the fourth exploration well in the ongoing evaluation pr...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Noble Energy fails at Silvergate. Moves rig to Katmai well

Noble Energy, a U.S.-based offshore exploration company, has failed to find commercial hydrocarbons ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Investigation finds flaws on COSL rig after fatal incident

Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has revealed the resu...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Accommodation jack-up Haven gets more time with Maersk Oil

Danish oil company Maersk Oil has extended a contract for the accommodation jack-up Haven, offshore ...

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  • Business & Finance
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PSA points to safety breaches on ‘Rowan Viking’

The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority found several safety breaches during an audit of Rowan̵...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Sembcorp Marine, Marco Polo seek arbitration as blame game continues

Sembcorp Marine, a Singapore-based rig builder, has yet to resolve a contractual dispute which began...

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  • Business & Finance
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International offshore rig count down by over 100 rigs YOY

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes announced on Thursday that the international offshore rig co...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Green light for Statoil to drill two wells with ‘Songa Delta’

Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA)...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Statoil cleared to use ‘Stena Don’ for North Sea drilling

Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Statoil the go-ahead to use the Stena Don semi-...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hercules gains Saudi extension

Hercules Offshore has received a notice from Saudi Aramco extending the contract for one of its jack...

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  • Business & Finance
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OMV wraps up Wisting appraisal well

OMV Norge, operator of production licence 537, is in the process of completing the drilling of appra...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Awilco’s semi-sub still stuck in yard on zero dayrate

Awilco Drilling, a UK based drilling contractor that owns two semi-submersible drilling rigs, has in...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. offshore rig count decline continues

The number of drilling rigs is on a downward spiral, both for the onshore and offshore units, accord...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hercules Offshore hoping for ‘material and sustained’ oil price rally

Offshore driller Hercules Offshore, which in November last year emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Gallery: CIMC mates Frigstad’s second semi-sub

China’s rig builder CIMC Raffles completed the mating of the upper and lower hull for Frigstad...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Songa takes delivery of its fourth and final Cat D rig

Songa Offshore on Thursday took delivery of its fourth and final Cat D rig, Songa Enabler, from Daew...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Petrobras cans one, slashes rate for another Sevan Drilling’s rig

Sevan Drilling has received an early contract termination from Petrobras for one of its cylindrical ...

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  • Business & Finance
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Byron pulls out of Gulf of Mexico well

After attempts to free stuck drill pipe failed, Byron Energy, the operator of several blocks in the ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 4 years ago