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Posted: 15 days ago

Noble jack-up rig ready to embark on its new gig in North Sea

Noble Corporation’s jack-up rig has left Port Esbjerg and is now ready to start working on a C...

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  • Carbon Capture Usage & Storage
Posted: 15 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

Equinor secures the all-clear for North Sea drilling ops with Transocean rig

Equinor has received consent from Norway’s regulator to use one of Transocean’s semi-submersible rig...

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

Equinor gearing up to drill Norwegian Sea prospect

Equinor has received consent from Norway’s regulator for exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea, ...

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

UK prospect nears spud date, while sanctioning of another West of Shetland project gets delayed

A rig has been hired for the drilling of a prospect in the UK later this year, but a FID for another...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 15 days ago
Posted: 16 days ago

All-systems-go for Equinor to deploy Shelf Drilling rig at North Sea oil & gas field

Equinor has received consent from Norway’s regulator to use Shelf Drilling’s jack-up rig for drillin...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 16 days ago
Posted: 16 days ago

Well test results at North Sea gas project ‘unexpected and disappointing’

IOG may need to go back to the drawing board to formulate a new plan for the production from the Sou...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 16 days ago
  • long read
Posted: 16 days ago

Fresh gas discovery in Norwegian Sea puts tie-back potential on the table

Norwegian state-owned energy giant Equinor has made a new commercial gas discovery in the Norwegian ...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 16 days ago
Posted: 16 days ago

Lien on five rigs to secure Transocean’s $1.175 billion of senior secured notes due 2030

Transocean has kicked off a private offering of $1.175 bln of secured notes due in 2030 to cover the...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 16 days ago
Posted: 17 days ago

OMV gearing up to drill two North Sea wells

OMV has secured a drilling permit from Norway’s authorities for two exploration wells in the Norwegi...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 17 days ago
Posted: 17 days ago

Semi-sub rig to sport new filterless ballast water management system

Island Drilling has decided to retrofit its semi-submersible drilling rig with Ecochlor’s EcoOne fil...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 17 days ago
Posted: 17 days ago

Island Drilling’s rig secures additional work in Africa

Island Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for its semi-submersible rig, which will prolo...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 17 days ago
Industry Contribution

Finding the cracks before they appear

The potential of vibration monitoring on winch systems The current As a result of the current surge ...

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  • Research & Development
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution

Boosting conversion rates

Repurposing existing vessels as an answer to rising prices and a changing climate The maritime indus...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 17 days ago

Shell hires Stena drillship for Mediterranean drilling campaign

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has secured a new drilling contract with Shell’s subsidi...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 17 days ago
Posted: 18 days ago

U.S. sees an upturn in offshore rig count activity

The U.S. stepped up its game last week and recorded an increase in the number of offshore rigs to 19...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 18 days ago
Posted: 18 days ago

Fresh gas discovery for Chevron

U.S.-headquartered energy giant Chevron has made a new gas discovery in the Eastern Mediterranean Se...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 18 days ago
Industry Contribution

SeaRenergy and ASSC bring “Spirit of Emden” into service – offering Cargo Runs in the German North Sea

The accelerating expansion of offshore energy projects together with the backlog of works due to the...

Categories:
  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 4 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 21 days ago
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Deep dive: What’s in store for Valaris rigs?

An in-depth review of Valaris’ rigs, including details about new contracts and extensions alon...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 21 days ago
Posted: 21 days ago

Saipem rig spins the drill bit at North Sea prospect

Aker BP has started drilling an exploration well in the North Sea off Norway, using one of Saipem’s ...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 21 days ago
Posted: 22 days ago

South America to stay ‘key region for high-impact exploration’, Westwood says in 2023 outlook

High-impact well numbers in 2023 are expected to be in line with 2020-2022, with 75-85 high-impact w...

Categories:
  • Outlook & strategy
Posted: 22 days ago
Industry Contribution

Collaboration enables Damen to lead hydrogen introduction

Seven partners from the inland shipping industry join in the WEVA project, resulting in the construc...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 5 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 22 days ago

Noble, Halliburton and Odfjell forge five-year rig alliances with Aker BP for drilling ops

Aker BP has entered into drilling and wells alliance agreements with Noble, Odfjell and Halliburton ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 22 days ago
Posted: 23 days ago

Shell finds gas in North Sea prospect and embarks on commerciality evaluation

Shell has made a gas discovery in an exploration well in the North Sea, which was spudded using a No...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 23 days ago
Posted: 24 days ago

DNV partners up with Ocyan, LZ Energia to decarbonise drilling operations

Ocyan, a subsidiary of the Novonor group that provides solutions for the upstream offshore oil and g...

Categories:
  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 24 days ago
Posted: 24 days ago

Shelf Drilling jack-up rig wraps up drilling assignment off Oman

Masirah Oil, a subsidiary of Singapore’s Rex International, has completed its drilling campaign off ...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 24 days ago
Posted: 24 days ago

Additional work in Nigeria extends Dolphin Drilling rig’s backlog

Dolphin Drilling has received a new Letter of Award (LOA) for a semi-submersible rig, which will pro...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 24 days ago
Posted: 24 days ago

Shelf Drilling secures more work for jack-up rig off Egypt

UAE-headquartered Shelf Drilling has won a contract extension for one of its jack-up rigs for operat...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 24 days ago
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Posted: 25 days ago

Transocean raising $500 million to partially fund acquisition of its second 8th-gen drillship

Transocean has kicked off a private offering of $500 mil of secured notes to cover in part the acqui...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 25 days ago
  • long read
Posted: 25 days ago

Acquisition to lift North Sea firm into top 10 UK producers

UK-based oil and gas player Serica Energy has outlined the strategic rationale behind its proposed a...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 25 days ago