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Posted: about 1 month ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count stuck at 13

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged over the last week, according to a Friday...

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

Neptune Energy set to drill two North Sea wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Neptune Energy a drilling permit for two wildcat wel...

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

Gulf of Mexico operations returning to normal following storm Cristobal

Offshore oil and gas operators are resuming operations on platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico f...

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

Keppel rejects Awilco’s contract termination

Keppel has denied and rejected the termination of a rig construction contract by Awilco. ...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 1 months ago

Awilco Drilling cancels rig order with Keppel

Awilco Drilling has decided to cancel a semi-submersible rig order with rig builder Keppel due to br...

Categories:
  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 1 months ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count up a notch

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

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Worldwide offshore rig count tumbles in May

The worldwide offshore rig count in May 2020 dropped 54 rigs year-over-year and 37 rigs sequentially...

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

Hokchi opts for early termination of drilling contract with Mexico’s Grupo R

Mexico’s Grupo R has received an early termination of a drilling contract with Hokchi Energy d...

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

Borr delays deliveries of five jack-up rigs as part of financial restructuring

Borr Drilling has postponed deliveries of five jack-up rigs until mid-2022. ...

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

Court in Brazil accepts corruption complaint against ex-Sembcorp Marine employee

A court in Brazil has accepted a money laundering and corruption complaint against a former Sembcorp...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Irregularities found during emergency preparedness audit of Valaris rig

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found several irregula...

Categories:
  • Regulation & policy
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

COSL, Equinor ink new master framework agreement

COSL Drilling Europe (CDE) has signed a master framework agreement with Equinor on the Norwegian Con...

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

More improvement needed before West Bollsta rig gets compliance award

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found one improvement ...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Prosafe gets relief from lenders while working on long-term plan

Prosafe has gained support to an extension to the forbearance arrangement with a majority of its len...

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

Kawasaki Heavy Industries orders Blue Marlin lithium-ion capacitor from Corvus Energy

Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) has placed an order for the first commercial un...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Seadrill takes $1.2 billion impairment and moves to ditch NYSE listing

Seadrill booked a huge loss in the first quarter of the year due to impairment charges amid a signif...

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

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

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. remained flat at 12 units for the second week running...

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

Go-ahead for Neptune to use Deepsea Yantai rig for Gjøa production drilling

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

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Aker BP gains consent to use Maersk Invincible rig on Valhall field

Norwegian oil company Aker BP has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for plu...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Continued scrapping of rigs needed to balance demand and supply, Maersk Drilling says

Maersk Drilling believes that continued rig scrapping is needed to obtain a healthier balance betwee...

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

OMV ready to drill Norwegian Sea well after getting green light from regulators

OMV is ready to drill an appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea following an offshore safety approval f...

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

Beach Energy preparing for drilling ops offshore New Zealand

Beach Energy is preparing for exploration drilling in the Canterbury Basin offshore New Zealand, whi...

Categories:
  • Environment
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

BPC picks Stena instead of Seadrill for Bahamas drilling contract

Bahamas Petroleum has signed a drilling contract with Stena Drilling for the provision of a rig for ...

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

ConocoPhillips gets safety nod to use Valaris rig for Ekofisk wells

ConocoPhillips has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority to use the Rowan Norway rig ...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count stuck at 12

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged over the last week, according to the late...

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

Archer firms up North Sea job with TAQA

Archer has secured a formal contract award for the provision of a modular drilling unit and associat...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago