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As contract backlog tops $3.9 billion, Valaris upbeat about future rig opportunities

Valaris has managed to boost its contract backlog by almost 60% compared to the sum from twelve mont...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Equinor preparing to spud Barents Sea wildcat with Transocean rig in spring

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

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

Dutch firm’s jack-up rig kicks off drilling ops at Perenco’s asset off Gabon

Perenco has started drilling activities at an appraisal well offshore Gabon, using a jack-up rig own...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Transocean ends 2023 on high note with ‘company-best’ uptime performance, says CEO

Transocean has secured a $3.2 billion boost in contract backlog during 2023, thanks to a series of n...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Aker BP gearing up to spud North Sea well with Noble rig

Aker BP has received consent to use one of Noble Corporation’s jack-up rigs for exploration activiti...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Equinor getting ready to embark on North Sea drilling ops with Odfjell rig

Equinor has received consent from the country’s offshore safety regulator to use one of the semi-sub...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Interview: With new oil & gas horizons calling, will the North Sea hold sway over its existing rig fleet?

This interview sheds more light on whether there will be a greater rig exodus from the North Sea mar...

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  • Market Outlooks
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Valaris rigs collect $1.2 billion for drilling jobs spanning geographies

Valaris has landed a batch of new contracts and extensions across multiple geographies for three flo...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Posted: 2 months ago

No hydrocarbons for Equinor in another North Sea well

Equinor has drilled an exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, which turned out t...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Transocean rigs pick up drilling gigs in Angola, Gulf of Mexico, and Black Sea

Transocean has secured more work for three floaters in its rig fleet, enabling it to collect $326 mi...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Two rigs bought from Transocean come under the wing of Dolphin Drilling

Dolphin Drilling has confirmed the start of operations and the final transfer of ownership for two s...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
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KEMA Labs drives energy transition through large expansion of HVDC testing capabilities

Our world stands at a crucial crossroads on the journey to reduce carbon emissions and adopt renewab...

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  • Transition
Posted: 5 months ago
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FICEP beveling machine series ENERGY serving SIF’s XXXL monopile production lines

The CNC beveling machine of Italian specialist FICEP will be integrated into PEMA production automat...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Noble jack-up rig staying longer in North Sea

Noble Corporation has found more work for one of its jack-up rigs off the coast of the Netherlands, ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Double whammy for Vår Energi in North Sea as both wells come up dry

Vår Energi has drilled two wildcat wells in the North Sea, using one of Odfjell Drilling-managed sem...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Island Drilling set on challenging rig contract termination

Island Drilling is in the process of evaluating all legal recourse at its disposal to contest a rece...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution

HB Hunte receives AiPs for new LCO2 tank design with voestalpine’s F550 TMCP toughcore material

BV, DNV, and RINA have approved HB Hunte Engineering’s revolutionary tank design made of voest...

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  • Carbon Capture Usage & Storage
Posted: 5 months ago
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Posted: 2 months ago

Fresh oil, gas, and drilling plays shape global energy ecosystem

This is an overview of some of the moves made over the week, so come away with us on a journey of th...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Borr Drilling finds more work for three jack-up rigs

Borr Drilling has managed to extend existing and secure new assignments for three premium jack-up ri...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Norwegian oil & gas player to spud North Sea wildcat with Odfjell Drilling-managed rig

Norwegian authorities have handed out a drilling permit for an exploration well in the North Sea off...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution

New voestalpine carbon-steel approved for LCO2 transport and storage

voestalpine’s new F550 TMCP toughcore has been approved by Bureau Veritas as per IGC and IMO g...

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  • Innovation
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Operator pulls the plug on Island Drilling rig’s campaign off Africa due to safety issues

Trident Energy has decided to brake off the deal with Island Drilling for the 2012-built semi-sub ri...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Two Diamond Offshore floaters find more work in Gulf of Mexico and North Sea

Diamond Offshore has secured a new job in the UK sector of the North Sea and a contract extension in...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

License extension off Cameroon comes while funding talks continue ahead of drilling ops

Tower Resources has secured a license extension of the first exploration period of a production-shar...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Dana Petroleum entering Shell’s North Sea license ahead of drilling ops

Deltic Energy is in the process of divesting a partial stake in a Shell-operated license to Dana Pet...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

TotalEnergies doles out $199 million for lion’s share in Vantage drillship

TotalEnergies is in the process of acquiring a majority stake from Vantage Drilling International in...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Valaris rig kicks off drilling ops at Woodside’s gas field off Australia

Valaris has confirmed the spudding of the first well in an eight-well campaign, which is being under...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

1979-built jack-up rig wraps up its assignment off UAE

Ocean Oilfield Integrated Solutions has confirmed the completion of a plug & abandonment program...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

International offshore rig count activity gets a boost in January

Baker Hughes’ rig count report shows that more than one rig joined the working international offshor...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago

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