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Posted: over 4 years ago

Prosafe lays up 34 years old offshore accommodation rig

Prosafe, world’s largest provider of offshore accommodation rigs, will lay-up one of its flote...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Keppel’s first rig of the year goes to GDI

Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has delivered Halul, a K...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin spins drill bit on Fosen prospect (Norway)

Lundin Petroleum’s Norwegian subsidiary, Lundin Norway, has started drilling the exploration w...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin completes Bambazon well, offshore Malaysia

Swedish operator Lundin Petroleum has completed the Bambazon exploration well in Block SB307/SB308, ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Offshore rig count climbs up

The U.S. offshore rig count managed to climb up last week, Baker Hughes, one of the world’s la...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hyundai Heavy shutting rig construction yard due to lack of orders

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries, one of the world’s largest builders of offshore drilli...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Ocean Rig loses drillship contract

It seems like bad news for the offshore drillers will never stop, as another one has lost a rig cont...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Rowan scores jack-up deal with BP

Rowan Companies, an offshore drilling contractor, has been awarded a contract for one of its jack-up...

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  • Business & Finance
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PHOTO: Heerema installs Marathon’s Alba B3 platform

Heerema Fabrication Group, the Netherlands-based manufacturer of large structures for the oil and ga...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Vietnam claims China’s rig drilling in disputed waters. China denies wrongdoing

Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has warned China to withdraw its drilling rig fro...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Platform jacket in the making for Hummer prospect in Gulf of Mexico

Petsec Energy, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, informed on Wednesday ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin drills dust in Lorry prospect

Lundin Petroleum has completed the drilling and evaluation of exploration well 6407/10-4 on the Lorr...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Cairn returns to second appraisal well off Senegal

The second appraisal well to be drilled on the Cairn Energy-operated SNE oil field, 100km offshore S...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Prosafe defers last delivery instalment for ‘Safe Zephyrus’

Prosafe, an owner and operator of offshore accommodation rigs, has postponed its last portion of the...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Suncor bites dust in North Sea

Suncor Energy Norge, operator of production licence 571, has completed the drilling of wildcat well ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Odfjell Drilling scores ‘Deepsea Stavanger’ job in UK

Norwegian drilling company Odfjell Drilling has won a contract for its Deepsea Stavanger semi-submer...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Offshore rigs fall to 26 active units in U.S.

Baker Hughes has posted yet another Weekly Rig Count reports and yet again, offshore rigs in the U.S...

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  • Exploration & Production
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No new rig contracts for Noble. Dayrates talks underway

Offshore driller Noble Corporation has issued a monthly rig fleet status report, where, under the se...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Seadrill defers drillship deliveries

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Ltd has reached an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine E...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Come to the rig side: When Star Wars goes offshore (Gallery)

Offshore Energy Today is bringing you an exclusive interview with Craig Mann, the creator of a serie...

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  • Exploration & Production
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More rig delays for South Korean shipyard

One of South Korea’s major drilling rig builders Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Wärtsilä in long term maintenance deal with Prosafe

Finland’s solutions provider for offshore oil and gas industry Wärtsilä, has signed a long-ter...

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  • Exploration & Production
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SapuraKencana nets three deals worth $117 million

Malaysian offshore services provider SapuraKencana has revealed it has, through its subsidiaries, re...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Total gets nod to use ‘Maersk Gallant’ for North Sea wildcat

Total E&P (Total) has received consent from the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority to drill an...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Seven drilling contractors unite for well control equipment failure tool

Seven drilling contractors, including major players like Transocean and Seadrill, have joined forces...

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  • Equipment
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Wintershall spuds Kvalross well in Barents Sea

German oil and gas company Wintershall has started drilling the Kvalross exploration well 7224/2-1 l...

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  • Exploration & Production
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