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Posted: about 1 month ago

Vantage secures jack-up gig with Eni

Vantage Drilling has entered into a contract with Eni for its premium jack-up rig, the Topaz Driller...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Equinor prepares for test well on North Sea discovery

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has received consent from the country’s offshore safety re...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Seadrill gets suspension for jack-up contract in Middle East

Seadrill has received a contract suspension for the jack-up drilling rig AOD II operating in the Mid...

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

Maersk to reactivate semi-sub rig for Petronas well

Maersk Drilling has secured a contract for the semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer, which will be e...

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

Aker BP gears up for drilling in Norwegian Sea

Aker BP is set for drilling operations in the Norwegian Sea with the Deepsea Nordkapp rig following ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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U.S. offshore rig count stuck at 11 units

The U.S. weekly offshore rig count has not changed over the last week, but it remains stuck at 11 un...

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

Norway’s tax relief to boost rig demand but UK demand to take the biggest hit, Rystad says

Norway’s recent tax relief package for the oil and gas industry is expected to cut breakeven p...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Dolphin Drilling eyes three-well campaign in Norway

Dolphin Drilling has secured a letter of intent with a Norwegian operator for a three-well P&A o...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Report: ONGC suspends work on two rigs after 54 positive COVID-19 cases and one fatality

India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) has temporarily suspended operati...

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  • Safety
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Petrobras gives Sete Brasil more time to fulfill settlement terms

Brazilian oil major Petrobras has prolonged the deadline for certain conditions of an agreement and ...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Aker BP gets licence to drill Norwegian Sea well duo

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for two wells locate...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Samsung Heavy ducks $250 million damage claim by Petrobras

The US District Court of Texas has rejected a $250 million damage claim filed by Petrobras America a...

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

Irregularities found during ‘Maersk Inspirer’ AoC application audit

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found irregularities d...

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  • Safety
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Keppel starts arbitration to resolve rig dispute with Awilco

Keppel has started an arbitration process to resolve a dispute with Awilco Drilling related to a ter...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Lukoil begins drilling several Caspian Sea prospects

Russian oil and gas company Lukoil has started drilling of an exploration well at the Shirotno-Rakus...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Spirit Energy preparing for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy a drilling permit for a wildcat well i...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Seadrill shares start trading on OTC Markets following NYSE delisting

Seadrill has transitioned to quotation on OTC Capital Markets following its delisting from the NYSE ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count down to 11 units

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

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Equinor gears up for pilot hole in North Sea

Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for exploration drilling in t...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Shelf Drilling hit by another early termination of jack-up contract

Shelf Drilling has received an early termination of a drilling contract for a jack-up rig operating ...

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

Perenco advances Pickerill decommissioning with topsides removal

Decommissioning services specialist Petrodec has completed skidding operations for the topside remov...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Equinor gets drilling permit for two North Sea wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor a drilling permit for two wells located in t...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Wintershall Noordzee starts gas production from second Sillimanite well

Wintershall Noordzee, a joint venture of Wintershall Dea and Gazprom, has started gas production fro...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Covid-19 crisis setting the stage for restructuring of offshore drilling market

There is a case to be made that the coronavirus crisis has been setting the stage for the restructur...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Mubadala adds extra development well to Manora campaign

Mubadala Petroleum has added another development well to its Manora drilling campaign in the Gulf of...

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

Saudi Aramco suspends Shelf Drilling jack-up rig charter

Saudi Arabian oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco has suspended its contract for the Shelf Drilling-owned...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago