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Posted: about 1 year ago

Petrobras sending rig hired for drilling ops at Brazilian block elsewhere following IBAMA’s rejection

After IBAMA’s rejection, Petrobras will move to another location a rig brought in preparation ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Shelf Drilling CEO: Rising rig demand in Asia to propel day rates to new heights

Shelf Drilling has boosted its backlog further during the first quarter of 2023, despite experiencin...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

More Norwegian gas on the horizon, as another discovery comes to light

Equinor has made a new gas and condensate discovery near the Kristin field in the Norwegian Sea, usi...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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U.S. offshore rig count continues its slow ascent with another upward step

Baker Hughes’ weekly rig count report shows that the number of offshore rigs in the United States ke...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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North Sea well on track to come online at UK gas project

IOG is continuing to drill the second Blythe production well, which is expected to be brought on str...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Decision time: To challenge or not first rig arbitration case ruling in favour of Keppel shipyard

Awilco Drilling has made up its mind about a potential appeal of the arbitration tribunal ruling in ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

‘Major’ operator books Transocean’s idle rig for work off Australia

Transocean has secured a new contract in Australia for a semi-submersible rig, which has been in idl...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
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New task for Transocean regarding rig working off Norway

Norwegian offshore safety regulator has carried out an audit of stability and marine systems on one ...

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  • Authorities & Government
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New jobs for Diamond Offshore’s rig fleet in U.S. and UK

Diamond Offshore has secured new contracts and extensions with higher day rates for several rigs in ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Petronas takes three Velesto jack-up rigs for drilling ops off Malaysia

Velesto has secured work with an estimated combined contract value of $128 million for three jack-up...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Field revitalisation yields ‘evidence’ of oil in prospect off Brazil

PRIO, formerly known as PetroRio, has uncovered proof of the existence of oil in a prospect located ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Rig deal for drilling campaign off Namibia confirmed

The rig will be used for a drilling campaign at a licence offshore Namibia close to Shell’s Graff an...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
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International offshore rig count slips a notch

Baker Hughes’ international rig count report indicates that the number of offshore rigs lost its for...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Buoyed by first oil discovery in 2023, Murphy spuds another exploration prospect in Gulf of Mexico

Murphy Oil started drilling its second well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, after making a new oil disco...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

U.S. offshore rig count moves up a gear after two weeks of being idle

Baker Hughes’ weekly rig count report shows that the number of offshore rigs in the United States cl...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Semi-sub rig booked for drilling gig off Namibia

Galp has hired a semi-submersible rig, owned by SFL Corporation (SFL) and managed by Odfjell Drillin...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Noble rakes in $1.1 billion thanks to new rig deals

Noble has won new contracts and extensions for multiple rigs in Guyana, Colombia, the U.S. Gulf of M...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Transocean hands out rig services deal to furnish its semi-sub with ‘game-changing’ solution

Transocean has awarded a rig services contract to InteliWell to equip one of its semi-submersible ri...

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  • IT & Software
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Noble rig hits oil-bearing intervals off Guyana

CGX Energy and Frontera have revised the total cost estimate for an exploration well, which recently...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Two Odfjell Drilling rigs get more work

Equinor has exercised options to drill additional wells with two Odfjell Drilling-owned rigs, extend...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Valaris wraps up rig sale and gets more work for its fleet as offshore drilling market tightens

A deep dive into Valaris’ rigs, including details about new contracts and extensions along wit...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Transocean sees recent rig deals as proof of ‘sustained upcycle’ in offshore drilling market

With “an outstanding quarter” now behind it, Transocean is looking forward to further growth in the ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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U.S. offshore rig count maintains the status quo for two weeks in a row

The U.S. has extended its break in offshore rig count activity by keeping the total number unchanged...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Equinor cleared to dispatch Odfjell Drilling rig for ops in Norwegian Sea

Equinor has received consent from Norway’s regulator to use one of Odfjell Drilling’s rigs for drill...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Saipem slapped with regulatory order for semi-sub rig after audit finds ‘serious’ breaches

The Norwegian offshore safety regulator has carried out an audit of Saipem and followed it up with a...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago

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