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Posted: 2 months ago

Saipem bags offshore drilling contract worth $325 mln

Italian oilfield services contractor Saipem has been awarded a contract by Aker BP for a drilling ca...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Equinor obtains permit for another North Sea well

Equinor has secured a permit from the country’s authorities for the drilling of another wildcat well...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Fresh UK North Sea deal for Maersk jack-up

Danish offshore rig owner Maersk Drilling has been awarded a five-month contract in the UK sector of...

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  • Project & Tenders
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KCA Deutag to add carbon-reduction tech on Cat J rigs

KCA Deutag has been appointed to carry out an energy optimisation project for Equinor on two Cat J r...

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  • Transition
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Equinor sets its sights on Barents Sea wildcat

Oil and gas giant Equinor has received a drilling permit from Norwegian authorities for a wildcat we...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Valaris drillship collides with bulk carrier - updated

A Valaris drillship and a bulk carrier have collided in Pascagoula, Mississippi with both vessels su...

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  • Vessels
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U.S. offshore rig count slips down a notch

After no change for two consecutive weeks, the number of offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped to 11 uni...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Petronas picks Velesto's suite of rigs

Velesto has secured new work for its jack-up drilling rigs in Malaysia with the country’s oil and ga...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Two rigs getting new names following manager change

Offshore drilling contractor Northern Ocean has decided to rename its two rigs following a recent de...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
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Eco one approval shy of closing Azinam deal

Eco Atlantic has completed all the steps required to close the acquisition of the Azinam Group and i...

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  • Business & Finance
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Empyrean to ‘let the drill bit do the talking’ after firming up rig slot

Empyrean Energy has managed to work out a rig slot with its Chinese partners to kick off the drillin...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Industry Contribution

Integrating DVLs on USVs for robust navigation capabilities

There is no “one size fits all” solution when it comes to sensors on Uncrewed Surface Vehicles (USVs...

Posted: 7 months ago
Industry Contribution

Counting down to Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2021

In less than two weeks, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2021 will open its doors! The in...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
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Noble rig picking up where it left off for Santos

Santos is preparing to re-start drilling operations on its well off Australia following a recent pau...

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  • Exploration & Production
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North Sea wildcat well comes up dry

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has found no traces of hydrocarbons in its latest exploration ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Noble and Maersk reveal board members for combined company

Offshore rig owners Noble Corporation and Maersk Drilling have revealed a board of directors for the...

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  • Business & Finance
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Industry Contribution

Severstal keeps focus on Offshore Projects

Author of the Article: Konstantin BarabashHead of the Technical Sales Department for Export markets,...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 8 months ago
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Masirah Oil swaps tankers in Oman, seeks rig contractor for new drilling campaign

Following a floating storage tanker change, Masirah Oil plans to carry out a drilling campaign in th...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Norway’s Equinor spuds North Sea wildcat well

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has started drilling operations on the Kveikje exploration well ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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No oil for Shell in North Sea well

Oil major Shell has failed to find hydrocarbons following the drilling of an exploration well locate...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Industry Contribution

Buzzing networking drinks at OEEC!

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) is coming close! Following the press conference by ...

Posted: 8 months ago
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WATCH: Valaris reactivating four stacked rigs

Valaris has shared a video update, detailing its progress in reactivating four stacked rigs ahead of...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
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Empyrean in talks with Chinese partners to confirm rig slot

Empyrean is engaged in further discussions with COSL and CNOOC to finalise a spud date for the Jade ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. offshore rig count stands firm for two consecutive weeks

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained moored at 12 units without any upward or downward d...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Dorado partner pursuing options to fund its share of project ahead of FID

Carnarvon Energy is working to secure financing for the Santos-operated Dorado project off Australia...

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  • Business & Finance
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South Africa JV secures rig for high-impact exploration well

A joint venture partnership for a block off South Africa has secured a rig from a Norwegian contract...

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  • Project & Tenders
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ConocoPhillips picks up drilling permit for Norwegian Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted ConocoPhillips Skandinavia a drilling permit f...

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  • Authorities & Government
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New drilling contract for Japan’s rig owner

Japan Drilling Co. (JDC) has secured a new contract for one of its jack-up rigs for operations offsh...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Santos securing Australian well over potential cyclone threat

Santos is securing its well, currently being drilled off Australia, and down-manning the rig due to...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago