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Posted: 4 hours ago

Western Gas spuds high-impact exploration well off Australia

Western Gas has informed that a Valaris-owned semi-submersible rig has started drilling its operated...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Three new executives added to Valaris leadership

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has appointed three new members of the executive management com...

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  • Business & Finance
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Equinor’s new oil discovery could add ‘valuable volumes’ to Barents Sea project

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has made a new oil discovery in Snøfonn Nord with the exploratio...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Eni goes full speed ahead with drilling plans off Cyprus

Following the arrival of a Vantage Drilling-owned drillship from Egypt, Eni and TotalEnergies are ki...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Keppel finds work for two more jack-up rigs

Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine has signed contracts for the bareboat charter of anot...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Aker BP all set to get Norwegian Sea drilling ops underway

Aker BP has received a drilling permit from Norwegian authorities for a wildcat well located in the ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Two Norwegian operators cleared for offshore drilling ops

Equinor and Aker BP have secured permits from Norwegian authorities for three wildcat wells off Norw...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Posted: 7 days ago

New long-term job for Shelf Drilling in India

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a long-term deal for one of its jack-up rigs...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Turkey welcomes arrival of fourth drillship

Following a recent report that Turkey is about to welcome the fourth addition to its fleet of drills...

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  • Vessels
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Transocean names world's first 8th gen drillship

Transocean has recently held a naming ceremony in Singapore for its delayed newbuild Deepwater Atlas...

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  • Vessels
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Uranus rig to drill on gas field off Turkey

Trillion Energy has signed a definitive offshore drilling services contract with GSP to secure a jac...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 8 days ago
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The Next Generation of Offshore Crew Change

New modes of fast, reliable and fuel efficient transport for offshore crew and provisions promise to...

Posted: 10 days ago
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voestalpine Grobblech’s next generation Carbon Manganese steel “F 550 TMCP toughcore®” to replace expensive Ni steel for LCO2 cargo

Safe and efficient LCO2 shipping – voestalpine Grobblech and HB Hunte Engineering offer the solution...

Posted: 14 days ago
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Drilling ops on track for next week as Valaris rig sets off towards Western Gas well

Since a Valaris-owned rig has kicked off mobilisation activities, Western Gas is preparing to drill ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Petrofac takes on decom scope in Mauritania

Petrofac has grown its presence in Africa after having been selected by Tullow Oil to provide well d...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Borr Drilling wins four-year gig for jack-up rig

Borr Drilling has secured a binding Letter of Award (LOA) for a jack-up drilling rig from an undiscl...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 9 days ago
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Decom market re-shuffled by Ukraine war: postponement and delay

What effect will the situation have on the energy market according to 4 AYOP-members The war in Ukra...

Posted: 17 days ago
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Equinor spuds first of two wells offshore Canada

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has started its drilling campaign offshore Canada. The success of thi...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lamprell loads out first of two IMI rigs

Lamprell and IMI have completed load-out and float-off operations for the first of two jack-up rigs ...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Westwood: Offshore rig utilisation even higher than reported

Westwood has revealed that the offshore rig utilisation is expected to continue its upward traction ...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: 10 days ago
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Validating a Certificate of Competence

MTCS are the industry-leading and internationally trusted company for assisting in the development a...

Posted: 3 months ago
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Maersk rig kicks off four-well intervention campaign

Karoon Energy has started its intervention campaign on the Baúna field offshore Brazil using a Maers...

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  • Exploration & Production
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As recovery moves forward, revenues go up for Vantage

As the offshore drilling market continues to improve, Vantage Drilling managed to reduce its net los...

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  • Business & Finance
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Posted: 11 days ago

Odfjell rig to drill six more wells for Equinor

Equinor has exercised its option to drill more wells with Odfjell Drilling’s rig, extending th...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Turkey awaits arrival of its fourth drillship

Turkey’s latest drillship, bought last year from a South Korean shipyard, is set to join three other...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Australian regulator seeks public input on Inpex’s two-well drilling campaign

Inpex has submitted an environment plan to the country’s regulator for exploration drilling in Commo...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Odfjell Drilling to take over management of yet another rig from Seadrill

SFL has inked a new deal with Odfjell Drilling, enabling the latter to replace Seadrill as the manag...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: 14 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

Shelf Drilling expects jack-up rig utilisation and pricing to surpass pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Shelf Drilling has secured more work for its rigs and it expects the global jack-up utilisation and ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 15 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

Valaris rig to kick off drilling ops for Western Gas in less than two weeks

Western Gas has informed that a Valaris rig is set to be towed to the Sasanof-1 well location offsho...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 15 days ago