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Posted: 4 months ago

Vår Energi getting ready to spud North Sea wildcat

Vår Energi has secured a drilling permit to drill a wildcat well in the North Sea, using one of the ...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Two firms pool resources to secure top spot in rig inspection market

ABL’s Rig Inspection division and Integrity HSE have forged a strategic alliance in a bid to expand ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 4 months ago
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Equinor comes up dry in North Sea well

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

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 months ago
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Diamond Offshore rig kicks off its four-year gig with Petrobras

Diamond Offshore has confirmed the start of a new assignment for one of its semi-submersible rigs, w...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Galp strikes black gold off Namibia

Galp has confirmed a light oil discovery in a well in license PEL 83 offshore Namibia, located close...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 4 months ago

Nine Valaris rigs collect over $1 billion for new jobs

Valaris has tucked $1.14 billion under its belt, thanks to multiple new contracts and extensions for...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
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Noble jack-up rig finds more work in North Sea

Noble Corporation has secured a new assignment for one of its harsh environment jack-up rigs with Wi...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
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Dolphin Drilling mulling over proposed payment plan for rig job in Nigeria

Dolphin Drilling is pondering over a proposed payment plan, which has been received from General Hyd...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

December brings international offshore rig count activity to a standstill

Baker Hughes’ rig count report shows that no new rigs joined the working fleet in December 2023. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Gulf of Mexico operator asks Noble drillship for an encore

Noble Corporation has added more work to the backlog of one of its seventh-generation drillships in ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Noble and Petronas strike a rig swap bargain offshore Suriname

Noble Corporation has worked out the details for a rig swap offshore Suriname with Petronas Suriname...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
Industry Contribution

SeaRenergy and ASSC bring “Spirit of Emden” into service – offering Cargo Runs in the German North Sea

The accelerating expansion of offshore energy projects together with the backlog of works due to the...

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

Collaboration enables Damen to lead hydrogen introduction

Seven partners from the inland shipping industry join in the WEVA project, resulting in the construc...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Valaris drillship staying in Brazil for multi-year gig with Petrobras

Valaris has tucked a long-term contract in Brazil under its belt for one of its drillships, which wi...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Galp’s drilling ops offshore Namibia bring ‘preliminary’ signs of hydrocarbons

Galp is currently drilling a well in license PEL 83 offshore Namibia, located close to Shell’s Graff...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 4 months ago
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Offshore drilling highlights: Top paid rigs in 2H 2023

Three rigs stand out as the highest-paid ones during the second half of 2023. Unsurprisingly, all th...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 4 months ago
Industry Contribution

Haptic control development for mechatronic devices

The current generation of maritime remote-control systems has countless features to ensure ship safe...

Categories:
  • Equipment
Posted: about 1 year ago
  • long read
Posted: 4 months ago

2024 offshore drilling outlook: Westwood’s top three predictions for rig market

Westwood Global Energy, an energy market research and consultancy firm, has outlined its top three p...

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  • Market Outlooks
Posted: 4 months ago
  • video
Posted: 4 months ago

WATCH: All about upgrade works for three new jack-up rigs in drilling player’s fleet

Arabian Drilling has provided an update on the upgrades to its new offshore rigs, which have been hi...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Two Seadrill drillships pick up $1.1 billion for work in Brazil

Seadrill has found long-term assignments for two drillships with Brazil’s state-owned oil and gas gi...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
Industry Contribution

The Pioneers of Offshore Engineering

GustoMSC, part of NOV’s Marine and Construction business, is recognized for providing advanced desig...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Noble rig clinches South American drilling gig with Petrobras

Noble Corporation has added more work to the backlog of one of its semi-submersible rigs offshore Co...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

500-day assignment in UK lands on Dolphin Drilling rig’s worklist

Dolphin Drilling has inked a letter of intent (LOI) for a long-term drilling program, enabling one o...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Dolphin Drilling hit with legal action over rig termination deal

Dolphin Drilling is now facing legal action after ending a contract in Nigeria for a semi-submersibl...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Two newbuild drillships join Valaris rig fleet

Valaris Limited has taken delivery of two newbuild drillships from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

Borr Drilling rig moves to another field as multi-well infill drilling campaign comes to an end

Canada-based Valeura Energy has wrapped up a four-well infill drilling campaign at its oil field off...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

More work with TotalEnergies in Africa for semi-submersible rig

Northern Ocean has landed a contract extension for one of its semi-submersible rigs for activities i...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

WATCH: China’s first ultra-deepwater drillship all set to embark on sea trials

China has tucked a new milestone under its belt by naming its first drillship, which is now ready to...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

North Sea assignment lengthened for another Noble jack-up rig

Noble Corporation has won a contract extension for one of its jack-up rigs with Harbour Energy for o...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 5 months ago

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