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Lundin gets go-ahead for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Offshore rig count stands still

Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website, acc...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lamprell extends rig options, adds new one to the mix

Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the energy industry, ha...

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  • Exploration & Production
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UMW Oil & Gas revenues slip on lower charter rates

Malaysia’s UMW Oil & Gas has seen its third quarter 2015 revenues and profit drop due to l...

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  • Exploration & Production
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More floaters scrapped in one year than in previous two decades

Offshore drillers have scrapped forty-four floating drilling rigs in a little over a year, due to a ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Prosafe mulls over delivery delay for ‘Safe Zephyrus’

Prosafe, the operator of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, is considering a delay in delivery of ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Axis Offshore posts 3Q loss. Awaits ‘Axis Nova’ sea trials

Axis Offshore, a provider of flotels servicing the offshore oil & gas industry, has posted a net...

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  • Exploration & Production
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GALLERY: CIMC Raffles delivers North Dragon rig

CIMC Raffles, a Chinese rig builder, on Thursday delivered a new semi-submersible drilling rig. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin Petroleum drills dry well offshore Malaysia

Swedish oil and gas explorer Lundin Petroleum has failed to unearth oil and gas at an offshore in we...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Joint industry project to tackle wear limits for jack-up systems

DNV GL, one of the world’s largest classification societies and advisory body for the offshore oil a...

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  • Equipment
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Sembcorp Marine, Marco Polo rig dispute heating up

Responding to Marco Polo Drilling’s Tuesday announcement about launching a contractual dispute...

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  • Business & Finance
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VIDEO: Anadarko upends Heidelberg spar in Gulf of Mexico

Anadarko Petroleum, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has recently post...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hercules clinches Gulf of Mexico gig with Renaissance

U.S. offshore drilling contractor Hercules Offshore has informed that one of its drilling rigs has s...

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  • Business & Finance
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Quadrant spins drill bit at Roc (Australia)

Quadrant Energy, an Australian oil and gas company, has started drilling the Roc-1 well, offshore Au...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Marco Polo asks money back from Sembcorp Marine

Marco Polo Marine’s subsidiary, Marco Polo Drilling (MP Drilling), on Tuesday initiated the co...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Sevan Drilling sees profit comeback

Sevan Drilling, an international drilling contractor specializing in the ultra deepwater segment, ha...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Seadrill posts $1.9 billion net loss on impairments

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill on Tuesday reported a drop in revenue and net income for the t...

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  • Exploration & Production
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SapuraKencana takes UMW jack-up rig

Malaysia’s UMW Oil & Gas subsidiary, UMW Offshore Drilling, has received a letter of award...

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  • Business & Finance
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Lundin spuds Barents Sea wildcat

Lundin Petroleum, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has started drillin...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Contract extension for Java Star jack-up drilling rig

Singapore’s KS Energy has secured a contract for a jack-up drilling rig in Indonesia. Accordin...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Transocean delisting from Swiss SIX Exchange

Transocean Ltd., one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, is looking to delis...

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  • Business & Finance
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Songa Offshore launches counterclaim against DSME

Songa Offshore is considering a counterclaim against South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding a...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Baker Hughes: U.S. offshore rig count goes down

According to Baker Hughes’ latest Weekly Rig Count reports, the number of the U.S. offshore ri...

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  • Exploration & Production
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UK: Shell charged for North Sea oil leak

Anglo/Dutch oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell has reportedly been charged over an oil leak in the ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Companies face manslaughter charges over fatal rig explosion

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged three companies and three individuals with crimes related...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Two Noble rigs see off-rate time

Two Noble Corporation’s drilling rigs have experienced operational downtime with zero dayrate ...

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  • Business & Finance
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