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Posted: over 2 years ago

Court accepts charges against ex-SembMarine employee

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

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  • Authorities & Government
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Irregularities found during Valaris rig audit

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

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  • Regulation & policy
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COSL, Equinor ink new master framework agreement

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

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  • Business & Finance
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More improvement needed before ‘West Bollsta’ AoC award

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

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  • Safety
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Prosafe gets relief from lenders

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

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  • Business & Finance
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KHI orders Blue Marlin lithium-ion capacitor from Corvus

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

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  • Vessels
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Impairments drag Seadrill deeper into the red

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

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  • Business & Finance
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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...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Neptune gets green light to use Deepsea Yantai rig on Gjøa

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

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  • Safety
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Aker BP gains consent to use 'Maersk Invincible' on Valhall

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

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  • Safety
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Maersk Drilling says continued scrapping of rigs needed

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

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  • Business & Finance
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OMV ready to drill Norwegian Sea well

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

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  • Exploration & Production
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Beach preparing for drilling ops off New Zealand

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

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  • Environment
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BPC picks Stena instead of Seadrill for Bahamas well

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

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  • Project & Tenders
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ConocoPhillips to use Valaris rig for Ekofisk wells

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

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  • Safety
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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...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Archer firms up TAQA job

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

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  • Business & Finance
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Noble Corp. CEO transitions to chairman role

CEO of Noble Corporation has transitioned to the role of executive chairman of the board while a new...

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  • Business & Finance
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First steel cut for ARO Drilling's new jack-up

International Maritime Industries (IMI) has cut the first steel on the first of two newbuild rig ord...

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  • Business developments & projects
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Borr Drilling working to secure liquidity runway until 2022

Borr Drilling is working to secure a liquidity runway until 2022 even in an unlikely low scenario wi...

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  • Business & Finance
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Odfjell Drilling to idle rig prior to Total gig

Odfjell Drilling and Total have agreed to keep Odfjell’s semi-sub rig Deepsea Stavanger idle i...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Repsol gets green light for use of 'Maersk Inspirer' on Yme

Spanish oil company Repsol has received consent from the Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petrole...

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  • Safety
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Jotun has got Deepsea Stavanger covered

Odfjell Drilling’s semi-submersible drilling rig Deepsea Stavanger is preparing for drilling o...

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  • Vessels
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Equinor bites dust in North Sea

Equinor has drilled a dry well near the Fram field in the North Sea offshore Norway. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count down

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. has dropped for the third week in a row and now stands at ju...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
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