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Posted: 18 days ago

Well-Safe preparing for rig acceptance audits

Well-Safe Solutions has completed the intake of its new asset, the Well-Safe Protector, and is now p...

Categories:
  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: 18 days ago
Posted: 18 days ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count up by two

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

Categories:
  • Infrastructure
Posted: 18 days ago
Posted: 19 days ago

Cosco delivers fifth jack-up newbuild

China’s Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry has delivered the second jack-up drilling rig to China N...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 19 days ago
Posted: 20 days ago

Stena drillship arrives in Mexico ahead of new gig

A Stena Drilling-owned drillship has arrived in Mexico ahead of its offshore contract with the Spani...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 20 days ago
Posted: 20 days ago

Axess to continue providing periodic surveys for Odfjell rigs

Axess Group and rig owner Odfjell Drilling have signed an extension of a frame agreement held betwee...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 20 days ago
Posted: 21 days ago

Vår Energi granted permits for four wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Vår Energi a drilling permit for four wells located ...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 21 days ago
Posted: 22 days ago

Neptune amends volume estimate for Dugong discovery

Neptune Energy has reduced its volume estimate for the Dugong discovery, located in the North Sea, f...

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

U.S. offshore rig count down by one unit

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. decreased by one unit last week, according to weekly rig cou...

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

Another Maersk rig coming back from warm-stack for new job

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract with Aker BP for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig...

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

Equinor picks up permit for Barents Sea appraisal well

Norwegian oil major Equinor has been given a drilling permit to drill a new appraisal well in the Ba...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 22 days ago
Posted: 25 days ago

Velesto rig lands ConocoPhillips gig

Malaysian contractor Velesto Drilling has received a letter of award from ConocoPhillips for the pro...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 25 days ago
Industry Contribution

“ETICA IP” ROV & USV a staunch green ally for the blue economy indystry & ocean sustainability

By Ioana Laura Grigore. Our concept of blue economy & ocean sustainability in offshore industry ...

Posted: 5 months ago
Industry Contribution

Efficient spare part management through mobile 3D printing in remote locations

In remote locations, the fast and reliable provision of spare parts is critical for the smooth syste...

Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 25 days ago

West Mira rig returning to work in April after dropping X-mas tree on seabed

Following an equipment failure on the West Mira rig while it was working for Wintershall Dea in Norw...

Categories:
  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: 25 days ago
Posted: 25 days ago

Total takes Jacktel’s Haven rig for Tyra job

Offshore accommodation provider Jacktel has won a contract from Total E&P for the use of the acc...

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

Lundin makes minor oil discovery in North Sea

Oil and gas company Lundin Energy Norway has made a minor oil discovery near the Solveig field in th...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 25 days ago
Industry Contribution

Technical challenges with collection of subsea minerals for use in EV batteries can be overcome

Front-end engineering design study paves the way for development of new subsea mining riser system, ...

Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 26 days ago

Eni and Novatek kicking off drilling ops off Montenegro

Italy’s Eni and Russia’s Novatek are starting drilling operations in waters offshore Montenegro, usi...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 26 days ago
Posted: 26 days ago

Noble Corp. to combine with Pacific Drilling

Noble Corporation and Pacific Drilling have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which N...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 26 days ago
Posted: 26 days ago

Equinor to use Transocean rig on Gullfaks well duo

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 26 days ago
Posted: 26 days ago

Shelf Drilling clinches two-year extension in Egypt

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract extension for one of its jack-up ...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 26 days ago
Posted: 27 days ago

Equinor makes largest NCS discovery so far this year

Norwegian oil major Equinor has made the biggest discovery so far this year on the Norwegian contine...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 27 days ago
Posted: 27 days ago

Borr Drilling adding $48 million to contract backlog

Borr Drilling has entered into agreements potentially adding a total of $48 million over approximate...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 27 days ago
Posted: 28 days ago

Offshore drilling set for two consecutive years of growth, Rystad says

After a challenging 2020, oil and gas demand recovery – supported by vaccinations and OPEC+ cuts – i...

Categories:
  • Market outlooks
Posted: 28 days ago
Posted: 28 days ago

Drilling stops on Wintershall Dea field after serious rig incident

An investigation has been launched following a serious incident on the West Mira rig, which happened...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 28 days ago
Posted: 28 days ago

Disappointing results for Chrysaor in North Sea well

Chrysaor has concluded the drilling of the Jerv exploration well located in the North Sea off Norway...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 28 days ago
Posted: 29 days ago

Odfjell to drill one more well for Equinor

Norwegian oil major Equinor has awarded more work to a semi-submersible rig owned by offshore rig ow...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 29 days ago
Posted: 29 days ago

Offshore vessel owner buys 1 per cent of Noble Corp.

Cyprus-based offshore vessel operator S.D Standard Drilling has secured a 1 per cent ownership in of...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 29 days ago