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Eni gears up to drill Montenegro well as rig arrives

Italy’s oil and gas company Eni and Russia’s Novatek will start drilling an exploration well in wate...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count down two weeks in a row

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. has dropped for the second week in a row and is now stands a...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Three Noble rigs coming back from warm-stack for new gigs

Noble Corporation has won several new contracts for its fleet of drilling rigs, which will see three...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Equinor gets go-ahead to drill North Sea well duo

Norwegian offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), has given Equinor con...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Petrodec reactivates decades-old jack-up rig for decommissioning jobs

Petrodec has reactivated Haeva jack-up rig to DNV standards and the unit is now reporting for duty a...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Seadrill facing coercive fine as serious breaches of regulations come to light

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog has given Seadrill two orders and a decision on a coercive fine a...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Equinor strikes oil near Johan Castberg field

Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor has made an oil discovery near the Johan Castberg field, located...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Total stops drilling Suriname well before reaching deeper targets

Total has decided to conclude drilling operations on the Keskesi East-1 discovery well off Suriname ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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SWS delivers two jack-ups for operation offshore China

Chinese ship and rig builder Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) delivered two JU2000E jack-up ri...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Aban Offshore selling four jack-ups and two drillships

Aban Offshore is selling two jack-up rigs, a drillship, and a floating production unit owned by Aban...

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  • Project & Tenders
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ExxonMobil set to spud new Guyana well

Oil major ExxonMobil is nearly ready to start drilling the second of three exploration wells at the ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Samsung to pay $411 million to Stena Drilling after losing rig dispute

Samsung Heavy will have to pay $411 million to rig owner Stena Drilling after losing a dispute relat...

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  • Business & Finance
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Erria to handle marine warranty surveys for Maersk Drilling’s rigs

Danish maritime services provider Erria and Maersk Drilling have entered into a three-year agreement...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Saudi Arabian investment fund to buy ADES International

Innovative Energy has made an all-cash $12.5 per share offer to take UAE-based oil & gas drillin...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count drops to 14

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. is down by three units over the last week, according ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Maersk to reactivate jack-up rig for Dutch North Sea job

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract by Petrogas E&P Netherlands, which will emp...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Saipem to pay up for overtime work violation on rig

Saipem will have to pay compensation to two offshore workers in Norway due to the violation of worki...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Mixed results for Shelf Drilling rig fleet

Shelf Drilling has revealed a mixed bag of results for its jack-up rig fleet with several of its rig...

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  • Project & Tenders
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ExxonMobil comes up dry in Guyana wildcat

Oil major ExxonMobil has failed to find commercial hydrocarbons at the Bulletwood-1 wildcat well in ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Valaris gets court approval for Chapter 11 plan, delays drillship deliveries

Valaris has obtained court approval for its Chapter 11 plan of reorganization and agreed with a ship...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Noble rig hired to drill two wells near Dorado

Santos has hired the Noble Corporation-owned Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig to drill two exp...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Lundin and Odfjell firm up rig contract worth $33 million

Lundin Energy and Odfjell Drilling have now signed a contract for the Deepsea Stavanger rig followin...

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  • Project & Tenders
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count up by one

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. is up by one unit over the last week, according to a ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Neptune kicks off appraisal drilling at Dugong discovery

Neptune Energy and its partners in the Dugong licence have started drilling on the Dugong appraisal ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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DNO gets nod to plug North Sea wells with Dolphin rig

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog has given DNO Norge consent for the use of the Borgland Dolphin r...

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  • Authorities & Government
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