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Shelf Drilling rig spins the drill bit at UK North Sea well

IOG plc has started drilling the second Blythe production well, as part of the Saturn Banks Project ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Shell makes another deepwater oil discovery offshore Namibia

Shell has made a new oil discovery in an exploration well offshore Namibia with Northern Ocean’s Dee...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Saipem bags $400 million for new drilling deal

Saipem has been awarded a new contract in Ivory Coast worth $400 million for a recently chartered se...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Aker BP’s North Sea well comes up dry

Aker BP has completed the drilling of an exploration well near the Edvard Grieg field in the Norwegi...

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  • Regulation & Policy
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Recent oil discovery in Barents Sea puts forward tie-back to existing FPSO

Vår Energi’s oil discovery near the Goliat field in the Barents Sea has brought the possibilit...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Diamond Offshore positioned to be ‘key beneficiary’ in deepwater offshore drilling upcycle

Diamond Offshore has recorded strong operational performance during the fourth quarter of 2022 and e...

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  • Business & Finance
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Repsol tasked with addressing nonconformities on jack-up rig

Norwegian regulator is awaiting a response from Repsol regarding the way the identified nonconformit...

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  • Authorities & Government
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After worker suffers ‘crushing injuries’ during work on jack-up rig, probe reveals nonconformities

Norwegian offshore safety regulator has completed an investigation into an incident involving a pers...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Dolphin Drilling anticipates further contract awards in niche moored semi-sub market

Dolphin Drilling has revealed its expectations of reaping the benefits in the future, thanks to impr...

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  • Business & Finance
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Noble sees offshore drilling scene as ‘very promising’

Noble Corporation has reaped the benefits of its combination with Maersk Drilling, as shown within i...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. offshore rig count hits the brakes

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

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  • Exploration & Production
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WATCH: Diamond Offshore’s giant semi-sub rig getting ready for its North Sea job

Diamond Offshore’s Ocean GreatWhite rig is in the process of wrapping up its preparations for its up...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
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Transocean envisages ‘multi-year upcycle’

Transocean is anticipating further growth in rig demand over the coming years, which will bring high...

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  • Business & Finance
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TotalEnergies embarking on multi-well drilling campaign offshore Namibia

TotalEnergies is in the process of starting a multi-well appraisal and exploration drilling programm...

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  • Exploration & Production
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2022 sets Valaris up for 'unfolding industry upcycle'

Valaris has revealed a robust performance during 4Q 2022 while kicking off 2023 with new contracts a...

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  • Business & Finance
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Seadrill drillship starts work off Brazil

Seadrill has confirmed that one of its drillships kicked off its assignment at a field offshore Braz...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Norwegian oil & gas firm all set to spud North Sea wildcat

Wellesley Petroleum has secured a drilling permit from the country’s authorities for an exploration ...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Aker BP gets all-clear to drill North Sea prospect with Saipem rig

Aker BP has secured a drilling permit from the country’s authorities for an exploration well in the ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. player gets work on rig conversion project covering three jack-ups

New Fortress Energy (NFE) has awarded an engineering and project management contract for the convers...

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  • Project & Tenders
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As first well hits net oil-bearing pay off Brazil, second one gets the go-ahead

Karoon Energy has decided to drill the second well within an existing oil discovery off Brazil, foll...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Two ‘highly-prospective’ offshore blocks open doors to Equatorial Guinea for Canadian player

Africa Oil Corp. has entered into Equatorial Guinea, thanks to the inking of two production sharing ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Drilling vessel gets new gig in Caspian Sea

Caspian Sunrise has won a new deal for the Caspian Explorer drilling vessel, enabling it to carry ou...

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  • Project & Tenders
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U.S. offshore rig count drops down a notch

Baker Hughes’ weekly rig count report has revealed that the number of offshore rigs in the U.S. slip...

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  • Exploration & Production
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WATCH: Transocean crew talks about first 8th-gen drillship’s voyage from shipyard to ops in Gulf of Mexico

Transocean has posted a short video, featuring the rig crew from the world’s first eighth-generation...

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  • Vessels
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On a mission to curb rig emissions, Diamond Offshore joins forces with Norwegian firm

In a bid to reduce its carbon footprint and improve energy efficiency, Diamond Offshore, has teamed ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago

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