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Posted: 1 day ago

FAR sees Gambian well costs go up after issue with fluid losses

Australia’s FAR Ltd has temporarily stopped drilling the Bambo-1 well located off The Gambia a...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. offshore rig count slips down to 13

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. went down to 13 units last week, according to Baker Hughes’ ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Posted: 4 days ago

OMV books Maersk rig for HPHT well in North Sea

Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract with OMV (Norge) for a high-pressure, high-temperatu...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 days ago
Posted: 4 days ago

Iran starts drilling ops in Persian Gulf in search of fresh reserves

POGC has started drilling operations in an attempt to find new hydrocarbon reserves at the South Par...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 days ago
Posted: 5 days ago

Samsung Heavy gets rid of ex-Ocean Rig drillship with hopes to sell three more

South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has agreed to sell a former Ocean Rig drillship t...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago

UK port set for revival with plans to recycle old rigs into foundations for floating wind farms

UK’s Ardersier Port, which was one of the largest oil rig fabrication yards in the world, is n...

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  • Transition
Posted: 5 days ago
Posted: 5 days ago

Vysus to inspect Well-Safe’s rig ahead of upcoming North Sea decom gigs

ModuSpec has been chosen to verify whether the Well-Safe’s rig is fit for purpose to complete the up...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 5 days ago
Posted: 6 days ago

TotalEnergies spuds Namibian ultra-deepwater well

TotalEnergies has started drilling the Venus-1X exploration well located offshore Namibia, using a M...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 6 days ago
Posted: 6 days ago

Lundin adds extra well to Odfjell rig’s backlog

Oil and gas company Lundin has decided to exercise its option for an additional well for an Odfjell ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 6 days ago
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Stena rig moving out of North Sea to Morocco for Chariot well

Africa-focused Chariot has revealed that the Stena Drilling-owned Stena Don rig has started its mobi...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 6 days ago
Posted: 6 days ago

Maersk rig re-hired for North Sea well

Maersk Drilling and Petrogas have agreed to exercise the previously agreed option to employ a jack-u...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 6 days ago
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Climate goals: wait for a stricter agreement or take responsibility?

Every time there is research done on CO2 pollution by a prominent university or leading indepen...

Posted: 21 days ago
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Damen FCS 5009 m/v Leonardo gets an upgrade that defies the roll of the sea

In a continuous effort to integrate revolutionizing products and ideas into the offshore crew and ca...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 7 days ago

Carnarvon still waiting on delayed Valaris rig to drill Buffalo well

Carnarvon Energy is waiting for a Valaris-owned rig to arrive at a drilling location in the Timor Se...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

More Gulf of Mexico work for Seadrill rigs

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has secured more work for its rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico,...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: 11 days ago

Seadrill to bag $549 million for Petrobras contracts in Brazil

Seadrill has been awarded two contracts worth $549 million by Petrobras for the work on the Búzios f...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 11 days ago
Industry Contribution

DUPI – tackling the challenges of insuring offshore energy

Maritime insurance undoubtedly plays a critical role in the offshore energy industry. And because th...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 11 days ago

U.S. offshore rig count stays flat for two weeks

Based on Baker Hughes’ weekly rig count report, the number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unc...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 11 days ago
Posted: 12 days ago

Western Gas locks in drilling slot for Valaris rig

Western Gas has executed the formal contract with Valaris for the MS-1 semi-submersible rig to drill...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 12 days ago
Posted: 12 days ago

Serica kicks off production from UK North Sea gas field

Upstream oil and gas company Serica Energy has started production from its Columbus field, located i...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 12 days ago
Industry Contribution

Pushing the limits of offshore wind farm installation and transportation

With the rapid increasing size of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG’s), the transportation and installati...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 13 days ago
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Brand new drillship joins Saipem fleet

A new ultra-deepwater drillship named Santorini has been delivered to Italy’s Saipem by South ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 13 days ago
Posted: 13 days ago

New three-year gig for Shelf Drilling’s rig in India

Shelf Drilling has received an award for a three-year contract with ONGC for offshore operations in ...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 13 days ago
Posted: 14 days ago

Lukoil strikes oil in waters off Mexico

Russian oil and gas company Lukoil has made an oil discovery within the Yoti West structure at Block...

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

IOG’s North Sea project still on track for first gas after repairs on Noble rig

IOG plc expects to continue working on a UK North Sea project soon following repairs to a damaged No...

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

Lundin secures permit for Norwegian wildcat well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Energy Norway a drilling permit for a wildcat...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 14 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

Repsol shuts in Yme field only weeks after start-up

Spain’s Repsol has been forced to halt production from its Yme field less than a month after t...

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

Borr rig spuds Dutch North Sea well for Kistos

Borr Drilling’s jack-up drilling rig has spudded Kistos’ Q11-B well in the Dutch North Sea. ...

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

Neptune preparing for busy year ahead with more wells added to Odfjell rig

Neptune Energy has extended a contract for Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Yantai rig to include addition...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 15 days ago