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Ghana pushing for field unitization for Eni & Springfield

The government of Ghana is pushing for a fast-track development of a new oil discovery made by domes...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin cleared to drill Barents Sea well

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has been given a drilling permit to drill the 7219/11-1 well in th...

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Vantage Drilling cuts losses

Offshore drilling company Vantage Drilling International saw its net loss shrink in the first quarte...

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Serica seals the deal for Awilco rig

Serica Energy and drilling contractor Awilco have signed a contract for the provision of WilPhoenix ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Equinor granted drilling permit for North Sea well

Norwegian oil major Equinor has been given a drilling permit to drill the 30/2-5 S well in the North...

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OMV cleared to use Island Innovator rig in Norwegian Sea

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum S...

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Demand for remote inspections of offshore rigs skyrockets

Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection and certification ...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count down to 15 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped by one unit over the last week, according to weekly ...

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PHOTO: U.S. warship 'says hi' to West Capella drillship

The USS Montgomery combat ship and the dry cargo ship USNS Cesar Chavez checked out the West Capella...

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Maersk Drilling in new round of layoffs

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has decided to take another swing with the job axe and lay...

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Saudi Aramco suspends Noble Scott Marks jack-up rig

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has suspended the contract for one of Noble Corporation’s offshore drilling r...

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Pacific Drilling improves in 1Q, challenging times ahead

Despite posting a loss in the first quarter of the year, offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilli...

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Rig impairments take Noble deeper into the red

Noble Corporation saw its quarterly net loss deepen after being negatively affected by rig impairmen...

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Deepsea Yantai cleared to drill North Sea wells for Neptune

Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given its consent to Neptu...

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Eni fails in Mexican well

Italian oil and gas company Eni has failed to find hydrocarbons in an exploration well located in th...

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Repsol hits two oil discoveries in Mexico

Repsol has made two significant offshore oil discoveries in Mexico’s deepwater with its Polok-1 and...

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Petrofac puts Awilco rig on standby

Petrofac has postponed the beginning of the plug & abandonment program on Rubie and Renee fields...

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April sees steep drop in worldwide offshore rig count

The worldwide offshore rig count in April 2020 has dropped 28 rigs year-over-year and 19 rigs sequen...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Wintershall Dea cleared to use West Mira rig on Nova field

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has received consent from the offshore safety body, the P...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count inches down

The U.S. active offshore rig count last week dropped by one unit compared to the previous week, Bake...

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Borr sells two jack-up rigs

Borr Drilling has decided to sell two jack-up rigs for total cash proceeds of $15.8 million. ...

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UK approves IOG's plan for North Sea project

The UK Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) has approved IOG’s field development plan for the Core Pr...

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Impairments take Transocean deeper into red

Transocean recorded a wider loss in the first quarter of 2020 when compared to the same period last...

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Maersk Drilling bags $100Mn deal with Equinor

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract by Equinor for the drilling of three and plugging of one...

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Valaris books $3 billion loss

Valaris booked $3 billion loss in the first quarter of the year affected by impairments and fleet ut...

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