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Posted: over 3 years ago

April sees steep drop in worldwide offshore rig count

The worldwide offshore rig count in April 2020 has dropped 28 rigs year-over-year and 19 rigs sequen...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Wintershall Dea cleared to use West Mira rig on Nova field

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has received consent from the offshore safety body, the P...

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  • Safety
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

U.S. weekly offshore rig count inches down

The U.S. active offshore rig count last week dropped by one unit compared to the previous week, Bake...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Borr sells two jack-up rigs

Borr Drilling has decided to sell two jack-up rigs for total cash proceeds of $15.8 million. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
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UK approves IOG's plan for North Sea project

The UK Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) has approved IOG’s field development plan for the Core Pr...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Impairments take Transocean deeper into red

Transocean recorded a wider loss in the first quarter of 2020 when compared to the same period last...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Maersk Drilling bags $100Mn deal with Equinor

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract by Equinor for the drilling of three and plugging of one...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Valaris books $3 billion loss

Valaris booked $3 billion loss in the first quarter of the year affected by impairments and fleet ut...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Equinor bites dust in North Sea

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has drilled a dry well near the Oseberg field in the North Sea...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Spirit Energy to use Leiv Eiriksson rig in Barents Sea

Oil and gas company Spirit Energy has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Floatel gets charter extension from Equinor

Equinor has extended the charter for a Floatel International-owned accommodation rig for operations ...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
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Beach denies Diamond's invalid contract termination claim

Diamond Offshore has filed a complaint against Australia’s Beach Energy claiming that the oil ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Neptune kicks off Fenja campaign

Neptune Energy has kicked off its Fenja drilling campaign, located offshore Norway, following the sp...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 3 years ago
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NYSE to delist Diamond shares

Following its filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Diamond Offshore Drilling has received a ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Wellesley hires Dolphin rig for North Sea

Dolphin Drilling will carry out a programme of North Sea drilling work for Wellesley Petroleum. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Diamond seeks Chapter 11 protection

Offshore drilling contractor Diamond Offshore has started voluntary Chapter 11 proceedings to restru...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Petronas denies claims of shutting down 14 rigs

Petronas has refuted allegations in news reports stating the company has deactivated 14 rigs and shu...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: over 3 years ago
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U.S. weekly offshore rig count flat

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged with 17 active units last week, according...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Maersk Drilling to reduce offshore crew

Maersk Drilling has decided to stack a number of its North Sea drilling rigs to adapt to the changin...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Offshore drilling impairments drag Saipem into the red

Italian oilfield contractor Saipem sank into the red in the first quarter of the year dragged down b...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: over 3 years ago
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Neptune drills dry well

Neptune Energy has drilled a dry well near the Heidrun field in the Norwegian Sea. ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Posted: over 4 years ago

Ineos delays Floatel charter

A charter for a Floatel International-owned flotel with Ineos in the UK North Sea has been postponed...

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  • Business Developments & Projects
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Early terminations and rate reductions for Valaris rigs

Valaris has seen a number of its drilling contracts terminated and day rates slashed as oil and gas ...

Categories:
  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Borr takes rig delivery from Keppel

Singapore’s offshore rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine has delivered a newbuild jack-up...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Fugro secures work on Well-Safe Guardian rig

Fugro has won an initial three-year contract with UK-based decommissioning service provider Well-Saf...

Categories:
  • Project & Tenders
Posted: over 4 years ago

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