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  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cairn announced it has secured a long term contract with Transocean for the “Cajun Express” drilling rig. The rig, which is on an initial one-year contract, will be used on Cairn’s planned multi-well frontier exploration programme in Senegal, Morocco and potentially other areas. Subject to obtaining the necessary approvals the rig will be mobilised to […]

  • 19 December 2013

    Transocean Ltd. last night issued a monthly Fleet Update Summary which includes new contracts, significant changes to existing contracts, and changes in estimated planned out-of-service time of 15 or more days since November 18, 2013. The total value of new contracts since the November 18, 2013 Fleet Update Summary is approximately $292 million. The Swiss-based drilling […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Transocean is set to retire six of its ultra-deepwater floating rigs. The rigs in question are GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas. The rigs will be classified as held for sale and will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner, Transocean […]

  • 11 June 2014

    Cairn has modified the Senegal drilling programme in order to incorporate essential maintenance.

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Cairn and its joint venture partners have discovered oil in the FAN-1 exploration well, offshore Senegal. The well, located in 1,427 metres (m) water depth and approximately 100 kilometres offshore in the Sangomar Deep block, has reached a Target Depth (TD) of 4,927 m and was targeting multiple stacked deepwater fans. As stated prior to the […]

  • 3 June 2013

    FAR Limited  has secured Ministerial approval for its farm in agreement of its 3 offshore Senegal Blocks, to leading UK independent oil and gas company Cairn Energy PLC (Cairn). The terms of the farm-in deal included: • FAR being fully funded through a high impact exploration well ‐ expected early 2014 • FAR to be paid approximately […]

  • 19 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Atwood Oceanics ,  Houston-based International Drilling Contractor ,announces that effective February 1, 2011 Mr. Arthur McGinnis (“Mac”) Polhamus will be appointed Vice President, Operations and will be the principal operating officer of the Company. Mr. Polhamus comes to Atwood after nearly 16 years at Transocean in positions of increasing general management and operations responsibility involving […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Drilling has started on the offshore exploration well, FAN-1, offshore Senegal in which FAR Ltd holds a 15% interest (Cairn Energy PLC 40%, ConocoPhillips 35%, Petrosen 10%). The well will test a stacked fan structure with the potential to contain approximately 900 million barrels of oil (mmbbls) with approximately 135mmbbls net to FAR. The well […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Project & Tenders

    FAR Ltd has informed that drilling has resumed on the FAN-1 well offshore Senegal.

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Serica Energy plc confirms the start of drilling operations in the Foum Draa licence, offshore Morocco. Cairn Energy, as Operator, announced this morning that drilling operations have commenced with the FD-1 wildcat exploration well using the Cajun Express, a fifth generation semi-submersible drilling unit. The well is located in 1,500 metres of water approximately 120 […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Cairn announced that it has entered into a farm down agreement with ConocoPhillips for three contiguous blocks located offshore Senegal, West Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, which is subject to Government of Senegal approval, ConocoPhillips will acquire a 25% working interest from Cairn in the three contiguous blocks – Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cairn announces that it has entered into a farm down agreement with ConocoPhillips for three contiguous blocks located offshore Senegal, West Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, which is subject to Government of Senegal approval, ConocoPhillips will acquire a 25% working interest from Cairn in the three contiguous blocks – Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has stacked six rigs and has received new rig contracts as well as changed dayrates for several of its rigs.  In the company’s latest fleet status report, covering a period from April to July 2016, the driller revealed that six rigs have been stacked; the 1999-built drillship Deepwater Millennium, the 2001-built semi-submersible […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy together with its joint venture partners has announced that the FAN-1 exploration well, offshore Senegal, has discovered oil. The well, located in 1,427 metres water depth and approximately 100 kilometres offshore in the Sangomar Deep block, has reached a Target Depth of 4,927 m and was targeting multiple stacked deepwater fans. Preliminary analysis indicates: – 29m of net oil bearing reservoir in Cretaceous sandstones; – No water contact was encountered […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    FAR Ltd has received $5 million from Capricorn Senegal Ltd, a subsidiary of Cairn Energy, in relation to its Senegal Farm-out deal (following final approvals from the Senegal government). FAR will be drilling two back to back wells in Senegal the first of which is expected to spud in Q1 2014. The receipt of the […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has been awarded several new contracts for its drilling rigs. In addition, the driller’s newbuild drillship started a contract with Shell.  In the company’s latest fleet status report covering a period from October 2015 till February 2016, Transocean said that in February its newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Thalassa started operations on […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has taken delivery of the Cajun Sun, a 50,000 dwt methanol carrier, from its compatriot shipbuilder Minaminippon Shipbuilding. Equipped with 2-stroke dual-fuel low-rev main engine capable of running on methanol, the Cajun Sun is the third vessel in a series of three eco-ships ordered in July 2015. In addition, MOL […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Island Offshore announced that Total E&P UK Limited has extended the contracts for M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express with two years each. M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express are platform supply vessels of Rolls-Royce design, type UT 755 LN, designed for transporting solid and liquid cargo to and from offshore oil and […]

  • 6 May 2020
    IT & Software, Vessels

    Florida-based ship owner and operator Crowley Maritime Corp. has signed a contract with satellite communications provider Inmarsat to install high-speed broadband service Fleet Xpress on a majority of its vessels. The deal was signed following successful trials in Alaska on Aframax tanker, California, and the recently reflagged vessel Rio Grande Express. The trials showcased the use of […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who is the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), said that he modified the Port of Iberia authorization in the final bill to allow the deepening project to move forward. “The Port of Iberia, known as the Gulf Coast Cajun Connection, needed to be […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Norwegian provider of offshore support vessel Island Offshore has announced that Total E&P UK Limited has extended the contracts for M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express vessels with two years each. M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express are platform supply vessels of Rolls-Royce design, type UT 755 LN, designed for transporting solid and […]

  • 13 February 2012

      The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two more contracts to repair flood damage to levees along the Missouri River. A contract was awarded to Cajun Constructors, Inc. of Baton Rouge, La., on Feb. 9 for approximately $1.9 million to repair the Missouri River Levee System 455L (Buchanan […]