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  • 10 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    ExxonMobil’s Romanian subsidiary together with Petrom has started exploration drilling on Domino-1, the first deepwater exploration well in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea​. The Domino-1 well is located in the Neptun Block, 170 kilometers offshore in water about 1,000 meters deep and will be drilled using state-of-the-art industry technology. The well is being […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As part of the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the oil and gas industry’s ability to respond in the event of a deepwater blowout and ensure that offshore oil and gas production can continue to expand safely and responsibly, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar charged the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) with conducting […]

  • 27 August 2012

    QGOG Constellation announced, on August 25, the arrival of the ultra-deepwater drillship Amaralina Star to Brazil. The Amaralina Star was built by the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard, located in South Korea. The shipyard is also currently building the Laguna Star drillship, which belongs to QGOG Constellation and will be operated by QGOG. The unit was […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      China Oilfield Services Limited (“COSL”) announced that HYSY708, a deepwater survey vessel, has successfully completed a sampling mission for a geological drilling engineering and a 300-meter seabed drilling. The quality of these samples has met the standards of geological drilling engineering sampling. This milestone achievement officially marked the operation commencement of the survey vessel. […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    CNOOC Limited has made a new mid-to-large sized natural gas discovery Lingshui 25-1 on the independent deepwater exploration. The Lingshui 25-1 structure is located in the northeast of Ledong Sag in Qiongdongnan Basin of South China Sea, with an average water depth of about 980 meters. The discovery well Lingshui 25-1-1 was drilled and completed […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Saipem has entered into an agreement to acquire the ultra-deepwater pipelay and construction vessel Lewek Constellation.

  • 24 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pacific Drilling S.A. announced today that one of its subsidiaries has reached an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries to extend until October 31, 2011 an option to construct a seventh ultra-deepwater drillship. With its best-in-class drillships and highly experienced team, Pacific Drilling is a fast growing company that is dedicated to becoming the preferred ultra-deepwater […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Pacific Drilling S.A. announced today that one of its subsidiaries has reached an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries to extend until October 31, 2011 an option to construct a seventh ultra-deepwater drillship. With its best-in-class drillships and highly experienced team, Pacific Drilling is a fast growing company that is dedicated to becoming the preferred […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Guyana’s Government Information Agency (GINA) has informed that the Deepwater Champion drillship is in position at the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana. The drillship is scheduled to start drilling for ExxonMobil today, March 5, 2015.  According to the agency, this oil exploration project is worth $200 million. However, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won a $12 million order to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for a deepwater pipe laying vessel. The vessel, tentatively named Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 (“DLV2000”), will be constructed at Keppel Singmarine in Singapore and delivered in 2015 to Hydro Marine Services, Inc., a subsidiary […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS Limited is on course to deliver ENSCO 8505, the sixth of seven ENSCO 8500 Series® ultra-deepwater semisubmersible (semi) drilling rigs to Ensco safely, on time and within budget. The rig is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2012 with zero lost-time incidents in over five million man-hours worked. Upon completion, […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      (Westshore Shipbrokers AS)-  Following in Petrobras’ footsteps, Shell Brasil is about to embark on its > 2,000m water depth portfolio. Drilling will continue into the second quarter of 2012 in the Santos Basin. On the one hand, it’s just another  oil major doing something not much different from other operations in the likes of […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) has selected Remora’s proposals under the Ultra-Deepwater Program for negotiations leading to funding awards. The Statement of Work (SOW) covers a 1 year study involving US operators and execution of Industry related work shops addressing various HiLoad DP offloading scenarios in the US Gulf of Mexico […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The value of a settlement to resolve civil claims against oil major BP arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico between the company and the US and the five Gulf states rose to USD 20.8 billion, the US Department of Justice informed. The global settlement is the largest settlement with a single […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind’s 144MW Revolution Wind project will create approximately 700 direct regional construction jobs in and around the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts, the company announced.

  • 16 January 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Ruling on the issues raised in the Phase 2 trial of the Deepwater Horizon case: the quantification of oil spilled and BP’s source control efforts following the accident, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana found BP was not grossly negligent, reckless, wilful, or wanton in its source control planning. However, the company is still facing a multi-billion […]

  • 24 August 2016

    South Korea’s offshore rig builder Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering has reportedly delivered a drillship to Transocean, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors. According to Pulse, a South Korean business news website, DSME on Wednesday said it delivered the DSME-12000 type drillship ordered back in 2013. Transocean’s latest fleet status report from July […]

  • 13 June 2008

    Construction work at the Kikiaola small boat harbour on Kauai, Hawaii is expected to start in mid-June, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources announced earlier this month.

  • 21 May 2015

    BP has reached settlement agreements with oilfield services firm Halliburton and drilling contractor Transocean, to resolve remaining issues, which includes indemnities between the parties and dismissal of all claims against each other over the April 20, 2010, Macondo Well incident involving the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. “We are pleased to have reached an […]

  • 2 July 2008

    Environmental Issues – July 2, 2008 AP reports that, after years of delays, the PCB dredging project on the upper Hudson River looks ready to get under way. Said AP: “Workers hired by General Electric in Fort Edward are finishing a canal-side wharf for barges and a hangar-sized building to squeeze dry polluted river mud. […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Equipment, Infrastructure, Innovation, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    U.S. oilfield services player Weatherford has achieved the industry’s first 12 ¼-inch casing sidetrack for an undisclosed operator.

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Venari Resources, a deepwater oil exploration and production company in the Gulf of Mexico, has appointed a new chief operating officer (COO). The company said on Wednesday that the new COO would be Robert “Bob” Abendschein, formerly a vice president of Anadarko Petroleum. Abendschein joins Venari with over 30 years of experience at Anadarko Petroleum, […]