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Equinor drills duster in Barents Sea

Norwegian oil major Equinor has failed to find hydrocarbons after drilling a wildcat well in the Bar...

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  • Exploration & Production
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MOL Norge gets drilling permit for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted MOL Norge a drilling permit for a wildcat well...

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  • Exploration & Production
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BP starts drilling Platina field offshore Angola

Oil major BP has begun drilling on the Platina field in Block 18 offshore Angola using Valaris’ DS-1...

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  • Exploration & Production
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What will become of oil and gas exploration efforts in the near- and longer-term following a drastic...

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Sapura Drilling’s rig heads for Congo to start drilling for Total

Sapura Energy’s drilling subsidiary Sapura Drilling has sent one of its rigs on its way to Con...

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  • Business & Finance
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Seadrill Partners files for voluntary Chapter 11 protection

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Partners has filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the...

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  • Business & Finance
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Borr Drilling faces challenging financial situation amid payment delays in Mexico

Borr Drilling is facing a very challenging financial situation amid a difficult market environment c...

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  • Business & Finance
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Equinor gearing up for fresh Barents Sea well

Equinor has received consent from the offshore safety authority to drill an exploration well in the ...

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  • Authorities & Government
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BPC sees increase in costs of Perseverance #1 well over virus mitigation measures

London-listed oil company Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) has raised the cost estimates for the dril...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. offshore rig count stable at 12 units

The number of active rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged over the course of last week, according to ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Total selects two Maersk Drilling rigs for Suriname campaign

Maersk Drilling has received a Conditional Letter of Award from Total for the supply of two deepwate...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Bankruptcy court approves Noble’s reorganization plan

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Holding Corporation has received approval from a bankruptcy court...

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  • Business & Finance
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Creditors allow Seadrill suspension of pay under leases for three rigs

Seadrill has agreed on the suspension of payments with creditors related to leasing arrangements for...

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  • Business & Finance
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Odfjell Drilling firms up two contract awards with Equinor

Offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has firmed up contract awards with Equinor for drillin...

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  • Project & Tenders
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U.S. offshore rig count down by one unit

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped by one unit over the last week, according to the lat...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Seadrill boosts backlog with new deals but plans for recycling spree

Seadrill has added approximately $52 million to its backlog following the end of 3Q and is looking t...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Noble Energy defers Colombian well plans and Maersk drillship contract

Noble Energy has changed its contract for a Maersk Drilling-owned drillship following a decision not...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Drilling permit to Equinor for North Sea wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for two wells in the...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Equinor set to drill North Sea well duo

Equinor is ready to drill two wells in the North Sea offshore Norway following the receipt of approv...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Transocean adds $297 million to backlog as Petrobras extends two drillships

Transocean has been awarded contract extensions for two of its drillships that have been working for...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Vantage wins more drillship and jack-up rig work

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling has secured drilling work for its jack-up rig in Indon...

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  • Project & Tenders
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BPC preparing to spud Bahamas well in December

Stena Drilling’s Stena ICEMax drillship is preparing to set sail soon to the Bahamas to spud t...

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  • Exploration & Production
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ExxonMobil makes non-commercial discovery at Tanager-1 well off Guyana

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has made another oil discovery at the Tanager-1 well off Guyana but the di...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin bites dust at Polmak well

Swedish oil and gas company Lundin has not been able to find any hydrocarbons at the Polmak well exp...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Shell awards more work to Maersk drillship in Brunei

Following a recent one-well contract award, Maersk Drilling has now also secured a one-well extensio...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 19 days ago
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U.S. offshore rig count inches up to 13 units

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. inched up by one unit last week after a small decline...

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  • Exploration & Production
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