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Posted: about 1 year ago

Equinor to use Transocean rig for Oseberg well ops

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Kinsale decommissioning preparations in full swing

PSE Kinsale Energy is preparing for the decommissioning campaign of its Kinsale area gas field locat...

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

Vantage Drilling cuts quarterly loss but sees red ink in 2020

Vantage Drilling managed to cut its losses in the last quarter of 2020 when compared to the same per...

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

New job to Zentech from BW Energy

Houston-based Zentech has been awarded a contract by BW Energy related to a conversion of a jack-up ...

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

Only minor oil shows for Tullow in Suriname well

Oil and gas company Tullow Oil has encountered good quality reservoir but only minor oil shows at it...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Serica Energy spuds Columbus well off UK

Oil and gas company Serica Energy has started drilling the Columbus well located in the North Sea us...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Odfjell rig lands more work with Equinor

Offshore rig owner Odfjell Drilling has been awarded more work for one of its semi-sibmersible rigs ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Chrysaor finds hydrocarbons in North Sea well, but final results still not in

Chrysaor has encountered hydrocarbons in the Jerv exploration well located in the North Sea offshore...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Seadrill handed safety order over rig incident

Norway’s safety watchdog has completed its investigation of an incident on the Seadrill-operat...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Wintershall Dea gets permit for appraisal well west of Maria

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Dea Norge a drilling permit for an...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Seadrill laying off 162 Gulf of Mexico workers

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is laying off 162 offshore workers in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Swift Drilling hired for long-term P&A job in North Sea

Swift Drilling has been awarded a long-term contract by Wintershall Noordzee to perform a plug and a...

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

Eni gears up to drill Montenegro well as rig arrives

Italy’s oil and gas company Eni and Russia’s Novatek will start drilling an exploration well in wate...

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

U.S. weekly offshore rig count down two weeks in a row

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. has dropped for the second week in a row and is now stands a...

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

Three Noble rigs coming back from warm-stack for new gigs

Noble Corporation has won several new contracts for its fleet of drilling rigs, which will see three...

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

Equinor gets go-ahead to drill North Sea well duo

Norwegian offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), has given Equinor con...

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

Petrodec reactivates decades-old jack-up rig for decommissioning jobs

Petrodec has reactivated Haeva jack-up rig to DNV standards and the unit is now reporting for duty a...

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

Seadrill facing coercive fine as serious breaches of regulations come to light

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog has given Seadrill two orders and a decision on a coercive fine a...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Equinor strikes oil near Johan Castberg field

Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor has made an oil discovery near the Johan Castberg field, located...

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

Total stops drilling Suriname well before reaching deeper targets

Total has decided to conclude drilling operations on the Keskesi East-1 discovery well off Suriname ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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SWS delivers two jack-ups for operation offshore China

Chinese ship and rig builder Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) delivered two JU2000E jack-up ri...

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

Aban Offshore selling four jack-ups and two drillships

Aban Offshore is selling two jack-up rigs, a drillship, and a floating production unit owned by Aban...

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

ExxonMobil set to spud new Guyana well

Oil major ExxonMobil is nearly ready to start drilling the second of three exploration wells at the ...

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

Samsung to pay $411 million to Stena Drilling after losing rig dispute

Samsung Heavy will have to pay $411 million to rig owner Stena Drilling after losing a dispute relat...

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

Erria to handle marine warranty surveys for Maersk Drilling’s rigs

Danish maritime services provider Erria and Maersk Drilling have entered into a three-year agreement...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: about 1 year ago