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  • 20 January 2010

    Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has delivered ENSCO 8502, the third of seven ENSCO 8500 Series® semisubmersible (semi) drilling rigs it has been contracted to build exclusively for Ensco International (NYSE:ESV). Dellivered seven days ahead of schedule, ENSCO 8502 is on track to commence operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in the second quarter […]

  • 22 January 2010

    Keppel FELS Limited has delivered Ensco 8502, the third of seven Ensco 8500 Series semisubmersible (semi) drilling rigs it has been contracted to build exclusively for Ensco International. Delivered seven days ahead of schedule, Ensco 8502 is on track to commence operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in the second quarter of 2010, under […]

  • 19 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) is on track to deliver ENSCO 8504, the fifth of seven ENSCO 8500 Series® ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs being built exclusively for Ensco plc . Keppel FELS expects to deliver the rig on time, within budget and with no lost time incidents. ENSCO 8504 has been contracted to TOTAL […]

  • 25 April 2010

    Ensco, USA, reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of US$1.11 for first quarter 2010, compared with US$1.59 per share in first quarter 2009. Earnings from discontinued operations were US$0.22 per share in the first quarter, compared to a loss of US$0.03 per share a year ago. Discontinued operations in first quarter 2010 included […]

  • 30 April 2013

    Ensco plc, a U.S.-based drilling contractor, reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.36 in first quarter 2013, compared to $1.20 per share in first quarter 2012. Discontinued operations primarily related to rigs and other assets no longer on the Company’s balance sheet resulted in a loss of $0.05 per share a year […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Egan-Jones, an independent proxy advisory firm, has joined Glass Lewis, another advisory firm, in endorsing Ensco’s acquisition of Atwood Oceanics ahead of shareholders meeting in October.  Ensco informed on Friday that Egan-Jones recommended that Ensco shareholders vote “FOR” the pending all-stock acquisition of Atwood Oceanics at the company’s upcoming general meeting of shareholders on October 5. Atwood’s shareholder meeting related to the […]

  • 8 February 2013

    International drilling contractor, Ensco plc reported that a vendor, GE Oil & Gas, recently communicated that certain batches of bolts used in offshore drilling should be inspected for possible replacement. GE Oil & Gas issued notices regarding these bolts after a competitor’s rig experienced operational problems in connection with the bolts. Ensco’s rigs have not […]

  • 7 January 2020

    Results from an independent, third-party contingent resource evaluation of the Talos Energy-operated Zama discovery off Mexico exceed the company’s previously guided resource range.

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc, a provider of offshore drilling services, has announced that its chief financial officer (CFO) Jay Swent is retiring at year end and he will be succeeded by Jon Baksht. The company’s new CFO, Jon Baksht, will be based in London. Baksht most recently was vice president – finance after joining Ensco as vice president – treasurer. […]

  • 5 February 2014

    Ensco plc has sold its two remaining cold-stacked jack-up rigs for $33 million. The net book value of the two rigs, ENSCO 69 and Wisconsin, both built in 1976, was approximately $9 million. The pre-tax gain on the sale is approximately $24 million, which will be included in first quarter 2014 operating results. Executive Vice President […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Finland’s Wärtsilä has signed a maintenance agreement with Ensco, an offshore drilling contractor, to create savings by optimising Ensco’s assets and improving predictability through condition monitoring services and parts supply management for Ensco’s four drillships equipped with six Wärtsilä 32 engines. Under the seven-year agreement, Wärtsilä will monitor Ensco’s installations in order extend time between equipment […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc announced today that based on preliminary inspections its U.S. Gulf of Mexico operations have not been damaged by Hurricane Isaac. Ensco’s drillship and semisubmersible rigs successfully mobilized away from the storm and a flyover inspection indicates no damage to the Company’s jackup rigs that were secured and evacuated ahead of the hurricane. Ensco’s […]

  • 21 October 2015

    Ensco, a UK-based drilling contractor, has secured a contract for one of its semi-submersible drilling rigs. According to the company’s fleet status report for September, the semi-submersible rig ENSCO 8505 was recently contracted for a multi-year term in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The rig has been hired by Marubeni Corporation. Ensco has moved the drilling rig […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Ensco has received several contract awards and an early contract termination in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  According to the drilling’s contractor’s latest fleet status report, Marubeni Corporation has exercised its right to early terminate the contract for the semi-submersible drilling rig Ensco 8505 effective August 2016. The rig, built in 2012, started its […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc announced today that it has entered into a five-year term drilling contract with BP for the new ENSCO DS-6 ultra-deepwater drillship at a rate of approximately $522,000 per day, plus cost adjustments. The contract adds more than $1 billion to Ensco’s revenue backlog. In addition, the contract includes two one-year options at mutually […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Business & Finance

      Ensco plc announced today that it has entered into a five-year term drilling contract with BP for the new ENSCO DS-6 ultra-deepwater drillship at a rate of approximately $522,000 per day, plus cost adjustments. The contract adds more than $1 billion to Ensco’s revenue backlog. In addition, the contract includes two one-year options at […]

  • 21 August 2017

    Offshore drillers Ensco and Atwood Oceanics, which recently agreed to merge, on Friday filed definitive proxy materials with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the deal. To remind, subject to certain conditions, including approval from both sets of shareholders, Ensco will acquire Atwood in an all-stock transaction. In a statement on Friday, Ensco and […]

  • 1 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc announces that a subsidiary of the Company has reached an agreement with Nexen Petroleum U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Nexen Inc. , regarding the drilling contract for ENSCO 8502, an ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Under the agreement, a special rate applies from 13 August 2010 until the […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc, an oil and gas services company headquartered in London, has named Carey Lowe as its chief operating officer (COO). Ensco has informed that Lowe is based in London and succeeds Mark Burns, who is retiring from the company. Lowe has held various executive management positions at Ensco since joining the company in 2008, […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Ensco plc has ordered two high-specification jack-ups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141 in order to fulfill customer demand for the Company’s differentiated rig technology and contract drilling services in the Middle East. Both rigs, which will incorporate Ensco’s patented Canti-Leverage AdvantageSM technology, are significantly enhanced versions of the LeTourneau Super 116E jack-up design. The new […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc announced that it has secured a drilling contract for ENSCO 120, an ultra-premium harsh environment jackup rig. The initial contract is with Nexen Petroleum for their Golden Eagle Development in the Central North Sea for 10 wells with an estimated initial contract value of approximately $120 million. Contract start is scheduled for 4th […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Ensco announced the completion of its acquisition of Pride International, Inc. after both companies received overwhelming shareholder approvals at special meetings held earlier today. The combination establishes Ensco as the world’s second largest offshore drilling company, Ensco said. Under the terms of the agreement, with exceptions for certain UK residents and dissenting stockholders, Pride […]