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  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Renewable Devices Marine (RD Marine) is facing potential legal action from the Crown Estate following the conclusion of trials of its Capricorn tidal turbine technology.

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Renewable Devices Marine (RD Marine) plans to conduct real-sea testing of its Capricorn 5 tidal turbine, UK media report.

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill Limited announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Seadrill Partners pursuant to which the Company will sell to Seadrill Capricorn Holdings LLC, Seadrill Partners’ 51% owned subsidiary, all of the ownership interests in the entities that own and operate the drillship, the West Auriga. The Company owns the remaining 49% interest […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Capricorn Norge has received consents from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority, for exploration drilling in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 26 April 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore deepwater drilling contractor Seadrill has received notification from British oil giant BP to begin preparations to return the West Capricorn semi-submersible drilling rig back in operation. The 2011-built West Capricorn rig is under a long-term contract with the UK oil major operating in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Seadrill said on Wednesday that the […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has received consent from the Minister of Communications, Climate Action, and Environment for the transfer of 30 percent equity in FEL 2/14 off Ireland to Capricorn. Providence said on Monday that the consent followed the March farm-in by Capricorn, a subsidiary of Cairn Energy, where Capricorn will partner […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Renewable Devices Marine has developed a tidal turbine system that can be floated to the installation site, and work in both flow directions. The Capricorn turbine has a horizontal axis, contra-rotating, twin rotor architecture. Each rotor has three blades designed to be bi-directional in operation, which means that the turbine produces electricity both on ebb […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cairn Energy’s Norwegian subsidiary Capricorn Norge has hired CHC for the provision of helicopter services for its upcoming drilling operations in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard and Seadrill Limited set a key milestone on November 5, 2011 with the double naming of high-specification, ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs West Capricorn and West Leo. The double rig naming – a first for Seadrill and Jurong Shipyard – witnessed the christening of West Capricorn by Ms Evelyn MacLean and […]

  • 3 December 2013

    Seadrill Limited announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Seadrill Partners pursuant to which the Company will sell to (i) Seadrill Operating LP, the Company’s 70% owned subsidiary (“Seadrill Operating”), all of the ownership interests in the entities that own and operate the semi-submersible drilling rig, the West Leo  , and (ii) […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Cairn Energy and partner Santos have completed a 200-sq km (77-sq mi) 3D seismic survey over the Magnam discovery in the Bay of Bengal offshore Bangladesh. They have also acquired a second 3D survey of around 100 sq km (38.6 sq mi) over part of the Sangu gas field and the South Sangu discovery. Both […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has given its consent to Capricorn for exploration drilling in the North Sea, using the Island Innovator drilling rig. 

  • 17 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Kosmos has hired a Seadrill semi-submersible drilling rig for operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard and Seadrill Limited set a key milestone on November 5, 2011 with the double naming of high-specification, ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs West Capricorn and West Leo. The double rig naming – a first for Seadrill and Jurong Shipyard – witnessed the christening of West Capricorn by Ms Evelyn MacLean and […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Island Drilling Company has received a letter of intent from Capricorn Norge for operations in the North Sea offshore Norway.

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill Limited announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with Seadrill Partners (Seadrill Partners) pursuant to which the Company will sell to Seadrill Operating LP, the Company’s 70% owned subsidiary (Seadrill Operating), all of the ownership interests in the entities that own and operate the semi-submersible drilling rig, the West Leo (Leo Dropdown), […]

  • 7 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Seadrill has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with a major oil company for a five-year contract for operations in North America with the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig West Capricorn. The potential contract value for the firm five-year period is US$919 million, which includes a US$30 million mobilization fee. The oil company has the right […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Partners has received early termination notice for the West Capricorn rig contract approximately three months ahead of schedule.

  • 5 August 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Capricorn Norge has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6608/11-9 in the Norwegian Sea and the well is dry. 

  • 7 June 2017

    Irish oil and gas explorer Providence and Sosina, its partner in the Licensing Option 16/27, will farm out 50 percent working interest in the block to France’s Total. The block, located 150 kilometers off the south west coast of Ireland, contains the Paleocene “Avalon” exploration prospect. Providence holds an 80 percent interest, while Sosina holds […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Xodus Group has been awarded two environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) contracts for projects in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) blocks in Senegal, West Africa. Xodus’ environmental team will undertake the study for drilling activities in the Sangomar and Rufisque blocks for Capricorn Senegal Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill Limited reached an agreement with Seadrill Partners to which the Company will sell all of the ownership interests in the entities that own and operate the West Auriga drillship. The Auriga Acquisition, which is expected to close within 30 days, will be accomplished through a series of purchases, contributions and assumptions of debt and […]