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Posted: over 2 years ago

U.S. offshore rig count drops down a notch

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

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  • Business developments & projects
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Shell and Aker BP cancel Maersk Drilling's contracts

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has received notices of termination for two dril...

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  • Business & Finance
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Contract cancellation for Transocean's drillship

Transocean has received a contract termination for a drillship operating in Egypt. ...

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  • Business & Finance
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Total delays North Sea gig for Prosafe’s accommodation rig

Offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe and oil major Total have agreed to delay Total’s 202...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Saipem's Scarabeo 9 rig crosses Bosphorus

Saipem’s Scarabeo 9 semi-submersible offshore drilling rig has crossed the Bosphorus Strait fo...

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  • Exploration & Production
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OMV makes discovery off New Zealand

OMV has discovered hydrocarbons at an exploration well offshore New Zealand. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Borr Drilling gets early terminations and new contracts

Borr Drilling has received notices of early termination for several of its drilling rig contracts, b...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Vaalco releases Vantage rig

Houston-based oil and gas company Vaalco Energy has completed workover operations on the South East ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lamprell mothballs one yard

Offshore construction yard Lamprell is implementing a program aimed at achieving a significant reduc...

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  • Business developments & projects
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Energy Drilling completes heavy lift off Indonesia

Tender rig specialist Energy Drilling has completed the heavy lifting of the drilling equipment set ...

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  • Heavy lifting
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Pacific Drilling's NYSE listing at risk

Pacific Drilling has received notice from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stating that the compan...

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  • Business & Finance
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OMV halts New Zealand ops

OMV has decided to postpone its drilling plans offshore New Zealand and Greenpeace is claiming a win...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Oil price war and coronavirus bite into Noble’s rig contracts

The oil price war and the coronavirus pandemic are already taking their toll on the oil and gas serv...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: over 2 years ago
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U.S. offshore rig count unchanged

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. has not changed for two weeks in a row now and is stuck at 1...

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  • Infrastructure
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Offshore drillers will be living on the edge

The Covid-19 epidemic and the ongoing oil price war have ravaged global energy markets during the la...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Prosafe in talks with operators

Prosafe, a provider of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, is in talks with operators related to po...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Seadrill gets listing warning

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has been given a continued listing standard notice fro...

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  • Business & Finance
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Equinor finds oil in first operated Gulf of Mexico well since 2015

Norwegian oil major Equinor has encountered oil in the Monument exploration well in the U.S. Gulf of...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Aker BP makes minor gas discovery near Skarv field

Aker BP has made a minor gas discovery southwest of the Skarv field in the Norwegian Sea.  ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Shelf Drilling gets third termination in less than a month

Shelf Drilling has entered into a mutual agreement with a customer to shorten the contract for anoth...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count flat at 18

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

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  • Exploration & Production
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Worldwide offshore rig count in March drops by 4 rigs Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count in March 2020 has dropped four rigs sequentially and year-over-year...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Apache in second oil discovery off Suriname

Oil and gas company Apache Corporation has made a ‘significant oil discovery’ at the Sap...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Rig utilisation in Southeast Asia set for decline, Rystad’s analysis shows

Southeast Asia’s rig market, which was poised for growth in 2020, is now set for a decline. Several ...

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  • Market outlooks
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ABS to class new jack-up drilling units for Silver Eagle

ABS, a global classification provider, will provide classification for a series of self-elevating dr...

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  • Regulation & policy
Posted: over 2 years ago