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Posted: 27 days ago

Ocyan rig days away from starting field revitalisation gig for PetroRio

PetroRio is gearing up to start a revitalisation campaign off Brazil after the country’s regulator a...

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

Vaalco kicks off production from second Gabon well

Vaalco Energy has brought on stream its second well in the 2021/2022 four-well drilling campaign off...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 27 days ago
Posted: 28 days ago

New 10-well job for Seadrill drillship

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has announced a new contract has been secured by Sonadrill, Se...

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

Shell gets closer to drilling North Sea gas target this year

Shell and Deltic Energy are planning to drill an exploration well on the Pensacola gas prospect in t...

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

As its order book grows, Dyna-Mac forges two new alliances

Singapore’s Dyna-Mac has secured a total of two contracts, bringing its net order book to date...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 28 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

UK regulator shares concerns over Noble-Maersk merger

The UK’s competition regulator has found that the merger of Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling co...

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

All systems go for Equinor's North Sea ops

Equinor has received two types of consent from Norway’s offshore safety regulator for ops in the Nor...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
  • video
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Valaris rigs embarking on new assignments

Several offshore rigs owned by Valaris are embarking on their new assignments in the Gulf of Mexico,...

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

ADES to take over jack-up rig from Maersk

Maersk Drilling has entered into an agreement with ADES to sell a jack-up rig for $42.5 million in a...

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

Aker BP all set to drill North Sea wildcat

Aker BP has received a drilling permit from Norwegian authorities for a wildcat well located in the ...

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

Maersk rig to resume Ichthys field work for another year

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has secured a contract extension for a semi-subm...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 month ago
Industry Contribution

Pushing the limits of offshore wind farm installation and transportation

With the rapid increasing size of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG’s), the transportation and installati...

Posted: 6 months ago
Industry Contribution

Make the industry cleaner and safer by a multidisciplinary approach

Reducing the carbon intensity is the main theme for the Maritime industry. The International Maritim...

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Empyrean ticks off ‘major box’ at Chinese well

Empyrean has confirmed the presence of gas clouds over the Jade well off China with drilling results...

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

Santos runs out of luck in second Australian well

Santos has failed to find commercial hydrocarbons in the second exploration well in its campaign off...

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

All systems go for Australian well

With all regulatory and environmental approvals in place, SapuraOMV is preparing to drill the Kanga-...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
Industry Contribution

Heavy Lift, Light Impact: Industry Looks to Heavy Lift Cranes for Sustainable Solutions

As the demand for sustainable technology grows in the offshore heavy lift industry so does the need ...

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

India’s Aban Offshore sells four jack-up rigs to UAE player

India’s Aban Offshore has entered into an agreement with the UAE-based operator ADES for the s...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
  • long read
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Equinor now gearing up for exploration campaign off Canada

Norway’s Equinor is mobilising to drill two exploration wells in waters offshore Canada, which...

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

Keppel terminates two contracts and keeps four jack-ups

Singapore’s Keppel has terminated two separate contracts for a total of four jack-up rigs, kee...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 month ago
Industry Contribution

Pon Power: “Our retrofit IMO III solution makes sustainability possible”

It had been discussed in the market for some years and on 1 January 2021, it became a fact that newl...

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Noble and Maersk expect to sell certain North Sea rigs to get merger clearance in UK

Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling expect they will have to divest certain North Sea rigs to get merger...

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

UK player restores North Sea well into production with temporary fix

IOG has restored production from the Blythe well in the UK sector of the North Sea, after implementi...

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

Maersk rig booked for 31-well campaign

Maersk Drilling has secured a 19-month P&A contract through a rig sharing agreement between Tota...

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

Empyrean kicks off drilling ops offshore China

Following several delays, Empyrean Energy has started drilling the Jade prospect well, located in Bl...

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

Equinor spuds ‘one of the largest gas prospects in Norway in 2022’

Equinor has started drilling a wildcat well, located in the North Sea offshore Norway, using an Odfj...

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

Santos spuds second well off Australia using Noble rig

Santos has kicked off drilling operations on the second well in its campaign offshore Western Austra...

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

Equinor takes over TotalEnergies’ slot for Valaris drillship contract

A notable update relates to a Valaris drillship contract in the Gulf of Mexico, which has now been n...

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

Western Gas on track with drilling campaign in Australia

After confirming rig mobilisation date, Western Gas has set all the wheels in motion to drill the Sa...

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