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Posted: about 1 year ago

Equinor prepares for test well on North Sea discovery

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has received consent from the country’s offshore safety re...

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

Seadrill gets jack-up contract suspension

Seadrill has received a contract suspension for the jack-up drilling rig AOD II operating in the Mid...

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

Petronas hires Maersk rig for Suriname well

Maersk Drilling has secured a contract for the semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer, which will be e...

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

Aker BP gears up for Norwegian Sea drilling

Aker BP is set for drilling operations in the Norwegian Sea with the Deepsea Nordkapp rig following ...

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

U.S. offshore rig count stuck at 11 units

The U.S. weekly offshore rig count has not changed over the last week, but it remains stuck at 11 un...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Norway's tax relief to boost rig demand

Norway’s recent tax relief package for the oil and gas industry is expected to cut breakeven p...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Dolphin Drilling eyes 3-well campaign in Norway

Dolphin Drilling has secured a letter of intent with a Norwegian operator for a three-well P&A o...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

ONGC suspends work on 2 rigs due to 54 positive corona cases

India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) has temporarily suspended operati...

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  • Safety
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Petrobras gives Sete more time to fulfill settlement terms

Brazilian oil major Petrobras has prolonged the deadline for certain conditions of an agreement and ...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Aker BP gets licence to drill two Norwegian Sea wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for two wells locate...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Samsung Heavy ducks $250M damage claim by Petrobras

The US District Court of Texas has rejected a $250 million damage claim filed by Petrobras America a...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Irregularities found during ‘Maersk Inspirer’ AoC audit

Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found irregularities d...

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  • Safety
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Keppel starts arbitration process against Awilco

Keppel has started an arbitration process to resolve a dispute with Awilco Drilling related to a ter...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Lukoil begins drilling Caspian Sea prospects

Russian oil and gas company Lukoil has started drilling of an exploration well at the Shirotno-Rakus...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Spirit preparing for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy a drilling permit for a wildcat well i...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Seadrill shares starts trading on OTC Markets

Seadrill has transitioned to quotation on OTC Capital Markets following its delisting from the NYSE ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count down to 11 units

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped by two units over the last week, according to a week...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Equinor gears up for North Sea well

Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for exploration drilling in t...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Shelf Drilling hit by another early termination

Shelf Drilling has received an early termination of a drilling contract for a jack-up rig operating ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Perenco starts Pickerill decommissioning process

Decommissioning services specialist Petrodec has completed skidding operations for the topside remov...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Equinor gets drilling permit for North Sea wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor a drilling permit for two wells located in t...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Wintershall Noordzee starts gas production from second Sillimanite well

Wintershall Noordzee, a joint venture of Wintershall Dea and Gazprom, has started gas production fro...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
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Posted: over 2 years ago
Premium

Paving the way for restructuring of offshore drilling market

There is a case to be made that the coronavirus crisis has been setting the stage for the restructur...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Mubadala adds extra well to Manora campaign

Mubadala Petroleum has added another development well to its Manora drilling campaign in the Gulf of...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Saudi Aramco suspends Shelf Drilling jack-up rig charter

Saudi Arabian oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco has suspended its contract for the Shelf Drilling-owned...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago