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Offshore rig manager sentenced to 4 years in prison

Maersk Drilling, a Danish offshore drilling contractor, has won a case against its former employee o...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Statoil drills duster in North Sea

Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil has failed to find oil in its latest North Sea exploration well....

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  • Exploration & Production
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Petrofac reaches safety milestone

Petrofac, a UK-based oilfield services provider, has reached a safety milestone off the coast of Mal...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. offshore rig count dips again

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

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  • Exploration & Production
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Bergen Group files claim against Dolphin Drilling

Bergen Group on Thursday submitted an arbitrary subpoena against Borgland Dolphin Pte. Ltd (Dolphin)...

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  • Exploration & Production
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PSA looks into Statoil’s control room solution for Valemon

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out on May 20, 2015, an audit of Statoil’s...

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  • Exploration & Production
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NADL: Statoil ends West Venture rig contract after 15 years

West Venture, a semi-submersible drilling rig, has ended its adventure with Norway’s largest o...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Sevan Drilling hikes 2Q profit. ‘Sevan Developer’ decision coming up

Sevan Drilling Limited, an international drilling contractor specializing in the ultra deepwater seg...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Australia: Stena Drilling pleads guilty in fatal rig explosion case

Three years after two workers were killed in an offshore explosion on a drilling rig in Australia, t...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Seadrill: 2Q profit falls. 2016 to be challenging too

Seadrill, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, on Thursday reported its s...

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  • Business & Finance
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Statoil to use ‘Songa Trym’ on Sigrun East prospect

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Statoil consent to use Songa Trym drilling rig...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Statoil lands go-ahead for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for wel...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Maersk Oil to shut down North Sea platform. 200 jobs at risk

Maersk Oil, a Danish oil and gas company, is preparing to shut down one of its North Sea assets, a d...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Hercules wins contract with Eni

Hercules Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has been awarded a 20-day contract with Italian ...

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  • Business & Finance
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Noble in Humpback well delay due to operational issues

Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (FOGL) has informed that the completion of the Humpback exploration wel...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Xcite looking to cut price for Bentley development

Xcite Energy Ltd, the operator of an oilfield dubbed one of the largest undeveloped resources in the...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Gallery: Songa Offshore takes delivery of its second Cat D rig Songa Endurance

Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, on Monday took delivery of the Songa Endurance rig ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. offshore rig count falls

Baker Hughes Incorporated on Friday posted Weekly Rig Count reports. The U.S. offshore rig count is ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Prosafe posts fall in profit. Provides optimistic outlook

Prosafe, the Oslo-listed provider of offshore accommodation units, posted a drop in both its second ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Gazprom Neft brings second Arctic well in production

Gazprom Neft has brought its second well into production at the Prirazlomnoye field, with output tot...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Songa Offshore forecasts two challenging years for drillers

Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor listed on the Oslo exchange, on Friday reported a ne...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin ensures consent for duo of exploration wells

Lundin Norway has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to drill two exp...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Viking SeaTech wins Maersk Oil award

Specialist marine services provider Viking SeaTech UK has secured a long-term North Sea contract wit...

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  • Business & Finance
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PSA: Oil spill on ConocoPhillips’ Eldfisk caused by blowdown valve

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has completed its investigation into two incidents which...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Transocean wins two extensions with dayrates slashed

Transocean, one of the world’s largest drilling contractors, has won a pair of contract extens...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Awilco Drilling posts rise in profit. Looks for rig contract in uncertain market

Awilco Drilling, a UK based drilling contractor, on Wednesday reported its net profit for the quarte...

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  • Exploration & Production
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