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Transocean’s semi-sub gets early termination from ExxonMobil

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has received a notice of early termination for one of its se...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Orca wraps up offshore program on Songo Songo

Orca Exploration Group has announced the completion of its offshore workover and drilling program on...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Vantage inks two-year extension for ‘Tungsten Explorer’

Vantage Drilling, an offshore drilling contractor with a fleet of three ultra-deepwater drillships, ...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. Offshore rig count stable

Baker Hughes Incorporated, an oil field services provider, on Friday posted Weekly Rig Count reports...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Statoil drops, Total picks up ‘Maersk Gallant’ contract

Maersk Drilling, an offshore drilling contractor, has informed that a Norwegian oil firm Statoil has...

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  • Business & Finance
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Ensco scoops Chevron gig in Indonesia. Delays jack-up newbuild in Singapore

Ensco, a UK-based offshore drilling contractor, has received a contract award for one of its drillin...

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  • Business & Finance
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Paragon Offshore stacks one more rig

Paragon Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has stacked one of its drilling rigs after it arr...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Fred. Olsen slips on impairments

Fred. Olsen Energy, a Norwegian offshore drilling company, sank to a loss in the fourth quarter of 2...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Byron Energy spuds Gulf of Mexico well

Byron Energy has spudded the SM-6 #2 well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico using the Hercules 205 jack-up ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Ocean Rig gets another rig contract termination

Ocean Rig UDW, a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced on Tuesday that ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Pacific Drilling gets NYSE warning

Offshore drilling company Pacific Drilling has received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange, ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Transocean swings axe in Norway

Transocean, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, is reportedly planning t...

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  • Exploration & Production
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First Qatar-built liftboat delivered to Gulf Drilling International

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), the joint venture shipyard between Qatar’s Nakilat and...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. Offshore rigs drop down a notch

Baker Hughes Incorporated on Friday posted Weekly Rig Count reports, according to which the U.S. off...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Paragon Offshore reaches agreement with creditors. Settles dispute with Noble

Paragon Offshore, a jack-up rig operator that came into existence after spinning off from Noble Corp...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Blackstone sets up fund for struggling offshore drillers

Blackstone, one of the world’s largest investment firms, has set up a fund to finance the troubled o...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Transocean picks up new deals. Newbuild drillship starts Shell ops

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has been awarded several new contracts for its drilling rigs...

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  • Business & Finance
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Noble scores rig deal extension, but at a discount

Noble Corporation, a UK-based offshore driller has managed to extend a contract for one of its drill...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Premier ends contract for ‘Eirik Raude’. Postpones Chatham well

Premier Oil, an independent oil and gas company, has ended a contract it had with the offshore drill...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hercules Offshore contemplating a sale of its business?

Hercules Offshore, Inc., a U.S. offshore driller is exploring its options, including a merger or a s...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Awilco sees loss after impairment charge in 4Q

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

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  • Exploration & Production
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Byron sets Hercules’ rig in motion to spud Gulf of Mexico well

Byron Energy, the operator of several blocks in the Gulf of Mexico, has mobilised Hercules Offshore&...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Maersk Drilling profitable in 2015. Expects inferior 2016

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling reported a hike in profits both for the fourth q...

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  • Exploration & Production
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One more Songa Cat D rig in BOP ordeal

Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has informed that another one of its Cat D drilling...

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  • Exploration & Production
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ConocoPhillips fined for 2012 offshore gas leak

ConocoPhillips, one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production compan...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Diamond Offshore swings to loss

Diamond Offshore Drilling, a deepwater drilling contractor, on Monday posted a net loss of $245 mill...

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  • Exploration & Production
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