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Posted: about 1 year ago

Japanese firm taking over country’s only offshore drilling contractor to fortify its oil & gas business

Japan’s JX Nippon is in the process of acquiring the country’s rig owner, JDC, in a bid to strengthe...

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

U.S. raises the offshore rig count ante

Baker Hughes’ weekly rig count report reveals that the number of offshore rigs in the U.S. was on th...

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

WATCH: Saipem’s recently named jack-up rig leaves shipyard ahead of new gig

A 300-ft jack-up drilling rig built by CIMC Raffles has joined the fleet of Italy’s contractor Saipe...

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

Eni hits oil offshore Mexico

Eni has made a new oil discovery in an exploration well located in Block 7 in the Sureste Basin off ...

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

With ‘abundance of gas pay’ uncovered, two more Black Sea wells coming online in March

Canada’s oil and gas player Trillion Energy has drilled another well in its 2022 – 2023 drilling cam...

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

Offshore oil & gas set for ‘highest growth in a decade’

With more than $200 billion of greenfield investments expected by 2025, the offshore oil and gas sec...

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  • Market Outlooks
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Oil worker medevacked from offshore platform in U.S.

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has performed an emergency evacuation via helicopter of a 37-year-old ma...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Equinor ready to spud Norwegian Sea prospect this month

Equinor has secured a drilling permit from Norway’s authorities for an exploration well in the Norwe...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
  • long read
Posted: about 1 year ago

Fresh oil & gas discovery in North Sea brings another Troll tie-back to the table

Equinor has made a new oil and gas discovery near the Fram field in the North Sea off Norway, using ...

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

Lack of training played a part in fatality aboard drillship

Following the investigation report about a fatality aboard a drillship in the Gulf of Mexico, BSEE h...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

U.S. offshore rig count moves down a couple of notches

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

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

Dolphin Drilling’s semi-sub rig lands another gig off Nigeria

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has inked another deal for a semi-submersible rig, whi...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

UK urged not to kill 'golden goose’ with rhetoric and taxes

The North Sea Chapter of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) has urged poli...

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

Two North Sea wells lined up for Equinor

Equinor has secured a drilling permit from the country’s authorities for two wells in the North Sea ...

Categories:
  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Shelf Drilling jack-up rig gets long-term gig off Nigeria

Shelf Drilling has secured a long-term contract for one of its jack-up rigs with an undisclosed comp...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
  • long read
Posted: about 1 year ago

Offshore drilling upcycle whets appetite for stacked rigs

Westwood says offshore rig scrapping is at its lowest level in years, as the offshore drilling marke...

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  • Market Outlooks
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Three Maersk Supply Service anchor handlers hired by Petrobras

Denmark-headquartered Maersk Supply Service has won a three-year contract with Brazilian oil and gas...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Seadrill drillship gets more work in Gulf of Mexico

Seadrill has secured a contract extension for one of its drillships, which will continue to carry ou...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Aker BP gets all-clear to deploy Noble rig at North Sea oil & gas field

Aker BP has received consent from Norway’s regulator to use one of Noble’s rigs at a field loc...

Categories:
  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Vessel scores its ‘first major drilling contract’

Caspian Sunrise, an oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, has inked a deal for the Caspian...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Drillship lands work in East Africa

Aquadrill, formerly known as Seadrill Partners, and Vantage Holdings’ subsidiary have reached an agr...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Valaris finds work for stacked drillship and two more rigs

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has secured new contracts for two drillships, including a stack...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

International offshore rig count takes a nosedive

Baker Hughes’ international rig count report shows that the number of offshore rigs took a downturn ...

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

U.S. offshore rig count slips a notch

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

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

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 ...

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

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