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Seadrill wins two contract extensions, but at a price…

Seadrill Partners has secured one-year contract extensions for the T-15 and T-16 tender rigs with Ch...

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  • Business & Finance
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Ocean Rig CEO: It will be hard to obtain new rig deals in 2016

George Economou, CEO of Ocean Rig UDW, a provider of ultra-deepwater drilling services, expects 2016...

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  • Exploration & Production
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‘Songa Endurance’ arrives in Norway. Preparing for Statoil contract

Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has informed that its second Cat D drilling rig, So...

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  • Exploration & Production
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VIDEO: Firefighting efforts continue at Gunashli 10 platform

The video above has been shared by the Azeri ministry of emergency situations. The footage, posted o...

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  • Exploration & Production
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‘Songa Equinox’ kicks off its 8-year contract with Statoil

Songa Offshore’s first Cat D rig, Songa Equinox, has started drilling operations at the Troll ...

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  • Business & Finance
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Gunashli fire: Six bodies found (Azerbaijan)

Dead bodies of six offshore workers, which went missing following the explosion of Socar’s Cas...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Husky: Further drilling planned for Bay du Nord discovery

Statoil is advancing the appraisal work on the Bay du Nord oil discovery, offshore Newfoundland and ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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International offshore rigs stay on downward trend

Baker Hughes, one of the world’s largest oilfield services companies, reported on Monday that ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Jack-up Maersk Guardian back on the water with new 5-year deal

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract with Maersk Oil for the jack-up rig Maersk Guardian for ...

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  • Business & Finance
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IOG eyes Skipper well spud date

Independent Oil and Gas plc (IOG), the North Sea-focused oil and gas company, has secured funds and ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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KrisEnergy spuds exploration well in Sakti (Indonesia)

KrisEnergy, an independent upstream oil and gas company, has announced that the KS Java Star jack-up...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Transocean clinches two-year deal offshore Canada

Transocean, an offshore drilling contractor, announced on Monday that one of its rigs has been award...

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  • Business & Finance
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Statoil gets nod to use ‘COSLInnovator’ on Troll field

The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Statoil Petroleum its consent to use the CO...

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  • Equipment
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Muhibbah chooses SPT Offshore for Ophir wellhead platform services

The Netherlands-based contractor SPT Offshore has received a Letter of Intent (LoI) from Muhibbah En...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. offshore rigs down by five units

Baker Hughes has posted its Weekly Rig Count reports, and the numbers are down, both offshore and on...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Prosafe raises $69 million

Prosafe, the world’s largest provider of offshore accommodation rigs, has raised NOK 590 milli...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Marathon abandons Solomon well in Gulf of Mexico

Marathon Oil Corporation, an exploration and production company based in Houston, has abandoned its ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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NADL stalls West Rigel rig delivery

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) has reached a standstill agreement with Singapore’s Jurong...

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  • Business & Finance
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Safety watchdog gives green light for Songa Equinox rig

Songa Offshore, a Norway-based midwater drilling contractor, has received an approval from the Norwe...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Sembcorp Marine lawyers up for rig dispute case

Sembcorp Marine’s PPL Shipyard on Tuesday started a court action in the Singapore High Court a...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Noble to lay off 130 workers?

Noble Corporation, a UK-headquartered offshore drilling contractor, might lay off up to 130 employee...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Sembcorp Marine issues profit warning

Sembcorp Marine Ltd, a Singapore-based offshore rig builder, has issued a profit warning for the upc...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Anadarko avoids maximum penalty for Deepwater Horizon spill

Anadarko, an independent oil and gas company based in Texas, will pay $159 million for its involveme...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Approval in principle given for new jack-up rig design

DNV GL, one of the world’s largest classification societies, has given an approval in principl...

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  • Equipment
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Marco Polo stands its ground in SembMarine rig spat

The rig construction dispute between Marco Polo Marine’s Marco Polo Drilling (MP Drilling) and...

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  • Exploration & Production
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‘Transocean Arctic’ wins work in Norway

Transocean has secured a contract for the semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Arctic. It will b...

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  • Business & Finance
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