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Posted: over 2 years ago

COSL Drilling eyes new North Sea contract

COSL Drilling Europe has signed a letter of intent for the use of COSLInnovator rig on the Norwegian...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Eni to pay $185 million to Transocean after settling drillship dispute

Transocean and Italian oil company Eni have reached an agreement in a dispute related to a contract ...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Borr Drilling wins back NYSE compliance

Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling has regained compliance with the New York Stock Exchange ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
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Transocean hired to drill on Shenandoah

Transocean has been awarded a contract for drilling and completion services on the LLOG-operated She...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. offshore rig count climbs to 12 units

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

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  • Exploration & Production
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PSA clears drilling ops for Equinor and ConocoPhillips

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), Norway’s offshore safety regulator, has approved two offshore ...

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  • Safety
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Odfjell rig heads to South Africa for Total campaign

Odfjell Drilling’s semi-submersible drilling rig Deepsea Stavanger has mobilized from Norway t...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Worldwide offshore rig count in June down 65 units Y-o-Y

The worldwide offshore rig count in June 2020 dropped by 65 rigs year-over-year and 2 rigs sequentia...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Wellesley ready to use Dolphin rig for Norwegian well

Wellesley Petroleum has received consent from the Norwegian offshore safety authority for exploratio...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Eversendai to buy liftboat operator Vahana

Eversendai has decided to acquire a 100 per cent equity interest in service provider Vahana Offshore...

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  • Business & Finance
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Vantage secures gig with Eni

Vantage Drilling has entered into a contract with Eni for its premium jack-up rig, the Topaz Driller...

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  • Exploration & Production
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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