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Posted: about 1 month ago

Transocean delays deliveries for the world’s first 8th gen ultra-deepwater drillships

Transocean has agreed with Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary, Jurong Shipyard Pte, on the delayed deliver...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Turkey unveils new gas discovery in Black Sea

Turkey’s national oil and gas company TPAO has discovered 135 bcm of natural gas in the North Sakary...

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

Safety watchdog audits Aker BP’s well plans due to challenging location

Norwegian offshore safety regulator has carried out an audit of Aker BP and its planning for explora...

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

ExxonMobil goes back to drilling Guyana well

ExxonMobil has restarted drilling operations at the Jabillo-1 wellsite on the Canje Block, located o...

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

U.S. offshore rig count down by one

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. decreased by one unit last week, according to Baker Hughes a...

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

Deepwater Tornado well pays off for Talos

Talos Energy has completed drilling operations on the Tornado 3 sidetrack well, in the U.S. Gulf of ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Wheels are in motion for Trident's three-well campaign

Following the arrival of a jack-up rig, Trident Energy is gearing up to drill three wells at its ope...

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

Karoon adds more wells to Maersk rig backlog

Karoon has exercised an option to add two wells at the Patola field offshore Brazil to the work scop...

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

Karoon to more than double output rates with new project off Brazil

Australia’s Karoon has taken the Final Investment Decision to proceed with the development of ...

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

Valaris scores second rig deal in two days

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris is still on a hot streak as it secured another contract extensi...

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

OMV gearing up for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV a drilling permit for a well in the North ...

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

TotalEnergies books Valaris drillship

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has been awarded a one-well contract for a drillship with Total...

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

Equinor bites dust in Barents Sea well

Oil and gas giant Equinor has concluded the drilling of a wildcat well in the Barents Sea, but the w...

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

OKEA to develop gas discovery as first Draugen tie-back

OKEA, Petoro, and Neptune Energy Norge have made the decision to develop the Hasselmus gas discovery...

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

Velesto abandons sunken rig while progressing insurance claims

Malaysian rig owner Velesto Energy is progressing on the insurance claims and it has issued a notice...

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

Borr upbeat about market amid strong tendering and contracting activity

Borr Drilling is optimistic and encouraged by signs of shallow water rig market recovery amid strong...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Equinor set to drill Norwegian Sea wildcat

Norwegian oil major Equinor has been given a drilling permit to drill a new wildcat well in the Norw...

Categories:
  • Infrastructure
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

U.S. offshore rig count stuck at 14 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained steady last week but was up two units year over yea...

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  • Infrastructure
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Seadrill chairman steps down

Seadrill Limited’s chairman will be stepping down from the board with immediate effect, having...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 1 months ago
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Fate of two delayed ex-Seadrill drillships still uncertain

Northern Drilling has no rigs in operation but it does have two new 7th generation ultra-deepwater d...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 1 months ago

Equinor and Aker BP get drilling permits for Norwegian wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP and Equinor drilling permits for their wells...

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

Repsol and Yme partners to buy Maersk Drilling jack-up

Maersk Drilling has made plans to sell one of its jack-up rigs to Havila, which will, in turn, lease...

Categories:
  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Dolphin Drilling boasts green credentials

Dolphin Drilling has secured Energy Management System ISO 50001:2018 certification following an audi...

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  • Certification & Classification
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Seadrill positions for future with key executive changes

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has elected a new CFO and a new COO as well as a new d...

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

Equinor awards well intervention gig to Maersk rig

Equinor has exercised an option to add well intervention work at the Martin Linge to the previously ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago