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Posted: 19 hours ago

Aker BP gains consent to use Maersk Invincible rig on Valhall field

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for plu...

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  • Safety
Posted: 19 hours ago
Posted: 1 day ago

Continued scrapping of rigs needed to balance demand and supply, Maersk Drilling says

Maersk Drilling believes that continued rig scrapping is needed to obtain a healthier balance betwee...

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  • Business & Finance
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OMV ready to drill Norwegian Sea well after getting green light from regulators

OMV is ready to drill an appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea following an offshore safety approval f...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Posted: 2 days ago

Beach Energy preparing for drilling ops offshore New Zealand

Beach Energy is preparing for exploration drilling in the Canterbury Basin offshore New Zealand, whi...

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  • Environment
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Posted: 2 days ago

BPC picks Stena instead of Seadrill for Bahamas drilling contract

Bahamas Petroleum has signed a drilling contract with Stena Drilling for the provision of a rig for ...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Posted: 3 days ago

ConocoPhillips gets safety nod to use Valaris rig for Ekofisk wells

ConocoPhillips has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority to use the Rowan Norway rig ...

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  • Safety
Posted: 3 days ago
Posted: 4 days ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count stuck at 12

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

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  • Exploration & Production
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Posted: 6 days ago

Archer firms up North Sea job with TAQA

Archer has secured a formal contract award for the provision of a modular drilling unit and associat...

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  • Business & Finance
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Posted: 7 days ago

Noble Corp. CEO transitions to executive chairman role

CEO of Noble Corporation has transitioned to the role of executive chairman of the board while a new...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 7 days ago

First steel cut for ARO Drilling’s new jack-up rig

International Maritime Industries (IMI) has cut the first steel on the first of two newbuild rig ord...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 7 days ago

Borr Drilling working to secure liquidity runway until 2022

Borr Drilling is working to secure a liquidity runway until 2022 even in an unlikely low scenario wi...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 9 days ago

Odfjell Drilling to idle rig prior to Total gig in South Africa

Odfjell Drilling and Total have agreed to keep Odfjell’s semi-sub rig Deepsea Stavanger idle i...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 9 days ago
Posted: 10 days ago

Repsol gets green light for use of Maersk Inspirer rig on Yme

Spanish oil company Repsol has received consent from the Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petrole...

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  • Safety
Posted: 10 days ago
Posted: 10 days ago

Jotun has got Deepsea Stavanger covered

Odfjell Drilling’s semi-submersible drilling rig Deepsea Stavanger is preparing for drilling o...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 10 days ago
Posted: 11 days ago

Equinor bites dust in North Sea well

Equinor has drilled a dry well near the Fram field in the North Sea offshore Norway. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 11 days ago
Posted: 11 days ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count tumbles third week in a row

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. has dropped for the third week in a row and now stands at ju...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 11 days ago
Posted: 13 days ago

West Mira rig ready for Wintershall Dea’s Vega field

Oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleu...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 13 days ago
Posted: 14 days ago

Seadrill gets termination for drillship deal

Seadrill has been hit by early termination of a drilling contract for a drillship operating in South...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 14 days ago
Posted: 14 days ago

Shelf Drilling books loss over rig impairments, takes action to cut costs

Shelf Drilling booked a loss of $185 million in the first quarter of 2020 due to rig impairment cha...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 14 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

Prosafe contract hangs in the balance as Shell delays Shearwater work

The future of Prosafe’s contract for the Safe Zephyrus flotel with Shell is uncertain followin...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 15 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

Mubadala set to kick-off three-well Manora drilling campaign

UAE-based Mubadala Petroleum has decided to drill, complete, and put on production three wells in th...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 15 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

Odfjell Drilling profit up despite oil price turmoil and COVID-19

Due to the limited impacted of the COVID-19 outbreak during the first quarter of 2020, offshore dril...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 15 days ago