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Posted: 2 months ago

Appraisal of gas/condensate discovery boosts resource estimate

Wintershall Dea has drilled an appraisal well, which led to a minor increase in the resource estimat...

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

Santos eyes drilling ops off Australia

Santos has submitted an environment plan (EP) for drilling activities off the coast of Australia to ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Jack-up rig gets multi-well gig offshore Oman

Masirah Oil has hired a jack-up rig for a multi-well drilling program at a field in the Block 50 con...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago

Diamond Offshore’s CEO designates 2023 as ‘transformational year’ with multi-million-dollar rig deals in the bag

Diamond Offshore is looking forward to reaping the benefits of higher day rates once its rigs move t...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

DNO Norge books Noble jack-up rig for drilling gig in Norway

Noble Corporation has won a new short-term assignment for one of its jack-up rigs, which will undert...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 3 months ago
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Posted: 3 months ago

WATCH: Stena Drilling’s new drillship stops at South African port before its maiden gig with Shell

Stena Drilling has confirmed a short stay in a South African port for the newest drillship in its ri...

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  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago
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Noble’s CEO sees ‘highly encouraging’ signs ahead for its fleet thanks to surge in rig demand

Noble Corporation is anticipating a further boost to its contract backlog over the next two years. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago
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As contract backlog tops $3.9 billion, Valaris upbeat about future rig opportunities

Valaris has managed to boost its contract backlog by almost 60% compared to the sum from twelve mont...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Equinor preparing to spud Barents Sea wildcat with Transocean rig in spring

Equinor has secured a drilling permit from the country’s authorities for an exploration well in the ...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Dutch firm’s jack-up rig kicks off drilling ops at Perenco’s asset off Gabon

Perenco has started drilling activities at an appraisal well offshore Gabon, using a jack-up rig own...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago
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Transocean ends 2023 on high note with ‘company-best’ uptime performance, says CEO

Transocean has secured a $3.2 billion boost in contract backlog during 2023, thanks to a series of n...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
Industry Contribution

Rapid developments in offshore market require new production methods for Fast Crew Suppliers

Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam is gearing up to begin rapid series production of Damen’s Fast Cr...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: about 1 year ago
Industry Contribution

Supporting the energy transition with sustainable ships

Damen, with its ambition to become the world’s most sustainable shipbuilder has invested considerabl...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Aker BP gearing up to spud North Sea well with Noble rig

Aker BP has received consent to use one of Noble Corporation’s jack-up rigs for exploration activiti...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Equinor getting ready to embark on North Sea drilling ops with Odfjell rig

Equinor has received consent from the country’s offshore safety regulator to use one of the semi-sub...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago
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Interview: With new oil & gas horizons calling, will the North Sea hold sway over its existing rig fleet?

This interview sheds more light on whether there will be a greater rig exodus from the North Sea mar...

Categories:
  • Market Outlooks
Posted: 3 months ago
Industry Contribution

Going with the FLOW – Damen concept aims to tackle the next generation of offshore wind

Driven by ambitious targets and the drive for energy self-sufficiency, the offshore wind industry is...

Categories:
  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: about 1 year ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago

Valaris rigs collect $1.2 billion for drilling jobs spanning geographies

Valaris has landed a batch of new contracts and extensions across multiple geographies for three flo...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

No hydrocarbons for Equinor in another North Sea well

Equinor has drilled an exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, which turned out t...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Transocean rigs pick up drilling gigs in Angola, Gulf of Mexico, and Black Sea

Transocean has secured more work for three floaters in its rig fleet, enabling it to collect $326 mi...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 3 months ago
Industry Contribution

Greasing the wheels of progress

Developing lubricants dedicated to maritime and offshore clean, reliable & long-lasting Wit...

Categories:
  • Innovation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Two rigs bought from Transocean come under the wing of Dolphin Drilling

Dolphin Drilling has confirmed the start of operations and the final transfer of ownership for two s...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Noble jack-up rig staying longer in North Sea

Noble Corporation has found more work for one of its jack-up rigs off the coast of the Netherlands, ...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Double whammy for Vår Energi in North Sea as both wells come up dry

Vår Energi has drilled two wildcat wells in the North Sea, using one of Odfjell Drilling-managed sem...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Island Drilling set on challenging rig contract termination

Island Drilling is in the process of evaluating all legal recourse at its disposal to contest a rece...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago

Fresh oil, gas, and drilling plays shape global energy ecosystem

This is an overview of some of the moves made over the week, so come away with us on a journey of th...

Categories:
  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Borr Drilling finds more work for three jack-up rigs

Borr Drilling has managed to extend existing and secure new assignments for three premium jack-up ri...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Norwegian oil & gas player to spud North Sea wildcat with Odfjell Drilling-managed rig

Norwegian authorities have handed out a drilling permit for an exploration well in the North Sea off...

Categories:
  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Operator pulls the plug on Island Drilling rig’s campaign off Africa due to safety issues

Trident Energy has decided to brake off the deal with Island Drilling for the 2012-built semi-sub ri...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 3 months ago

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