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Posted: about 1 year ago

ExxonMobil spuds Sapote-1 well off Guyana

ExxonMobil has started drilling the Sapote-1 well located on the Canje Block, offshore Guyana. This ...

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

Operators shut in 96 pct of oil output in Gulf of Mexico as Hurricane Ida slams coast

Nearly 96 per cent of oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has been shut in as Hurricane Ida sl...

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  • Safety
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

U.S. offshore rig count stuck at 15

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged last week, according to weekly rig count ...

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

Saudi yard inks deal to localize rig product manufacturing

International Maritime Industries (IMI), the largest maritime yard in the MENA region, has signed a ...

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

Transocean clinches $252 million contract for newbuild drillship

Transocean has been awarded a $252 million firm contract by BOE Exploration & Production for a n...

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

Noble to sell four jack-up rigs for $292 million

Noble Corporation has reached a definitive agreement to sell four jack-ups to ADES International for...

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

Spirit Energy prolongs North Sea field life with new gas find

Spirit Energy has found more gas at its Grove field located in the UK North Sea, which will prolong ...

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

ExxonMobil gearing up to spud third well in Canje block

ExxonMobil is nearly set to spud a new exploration well located in the Canje block offshore Guyana, ...

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

BW Energy hits oil pay offshore Gabon

BW Energy has made an oil discovery in the Hibiscus North exploration well (DHBNM-1) in the Dussafu ...

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

Guyana JV spuds ‘one of the most exciting exploration wells in the world’

The Kawa-1 exploration well, located on the Corentyne block offshore Guyana, has been spud, using th...

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

U.S. offshore rig count goes up to 15 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. increased to 15 units over the last week, according to weekl...

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

Valaris CEO, CFO step down. Former Seadrill head named acting CEO

President and chief executive officer (CEO) of offshore drilling contractor Valaris will step down f...

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

Northern Drilling cancels drillship order from DSME

Billionaire John Fredriksen-owned offshore drilling firm Northern Drilling has cancelled a drillship...

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

Lundin Energy cleared to drill North Sea wildcat well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Swedish oil firm Lundin Energy a drilling perm...

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

Valaris scores drillship deal brace with Shell

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has been awarded two one-well contracts for one of its drillshi...

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

Lukoil starts drilling first well in Block 12 off Mexico

Russian independent oil company Lukoil has started drilling its first exploration well at Block 12 l...

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

U.S. offshore rig count flat for two weeks in a row

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged for the second week in a row, according t...

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

Repsol cleared to start production from Yme field offshore Norway

The Norwegian authorities have granted Repsol the consent for the start-up of the Yme field in the N...

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

Borr Drilling scores more work for Gunnlod jack-up rig

Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling has secured a letter of award (LOA) for one of its jack-u...

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

DNO spuds Gomez well offshore Norway

Norwegian oil and gas company DNO has spud the Gomez exploration well in production license 006C in ...

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

U.S. offshore rig count unchanged for the week

After a three-unit drop the week before, the number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Noble secures new work for ex-Pacific rigs

Noble Corporation has secured new contracts for legacy Pacific rigs but it has also retired two of i...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
  • long read
Posted: about 1 year ago
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Fresh start for Valaris with new contracts and three stacked rigs returning to work

Valaris is seeing early signs of recovery in rig demand evidenced by new contracts for its fleet of ...

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

Transocean cuts losses, sees utilisation and day rates improving

Transocean reduced its quarterly losses despite lower revenues and is encouraged by the current upcy...

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

IOG spuds Blythe development well ahead of first gas

UK gas company IOG plc has started drilling the Blythe development well located in the UK North Sea ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago