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  • 6 February 2011
    Project & Tenders

      Ensco plc and Pride International, Inc. jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Ensco will combine with Pride in a cash and stock transaction valued at $41.60 per share based on Ensco’s closing share price on 4 February 2011. The implied offer price represents a premium of […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX) has completed the exploratory drilling at offshore Hidaka area of Hokkaido, Japan, using the Ensco 8504 drilling rig. 

  • 19 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) has started the exploratory drilling at offshore Hidaka area of Hokkaido, Japan, using the Ensco 8504 drilling rig. 

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK driller Ensco and its U.S. rival Atwood Oceanics have announced early termination of HSR waiting period related to a merger that will make Ensco the world’s largest jack-up operator.  According to a joint press release by the two companies on Thursday, they have have received notice from the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Business & Finance

      Responding to the high level of customer demand driven by an ongoing trend of successful offshore discoveries, Ensco plc has ordered a new advanced-capability, ultra-deepwater drillship to be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd. (SHI) Shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. The vessel, ENSCO DS-8, will be the sixth Samsung DP3 drillship in […]

  • 20 May 2013

    At today’s annual general meeting, shareholders of Ensco, a UK-based drilling contractor, elected two new directors to the board of directors of Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) and passed special resolutions authorizing $2 billion in share repurchases and declassifying the board. The new board members are Roxanne J. Decyk, former Executive Vice President of Global Government […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Ensco plc has selected ABS as the class society for its advanced-capability, ultra deepwater drillship to be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd (SHI) Shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. The ENSCO DS-8 will be the sixth Samsung DP3 drillship in the fleet and will extend the benefits of Ensco’s fleet standardization strategy. With […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ensco plc, a global provider of offshore drilling services to the petroleum industry, has secured a contract for its DS-8 ultra-deepwater drillship. The drillship, based on the GF12000 hull design, has been contracted by Total in Angola. The contract adds approximately $1.2 billion to Ensco’s revenue backlog and is expected to commence operations in Angola […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    After Samsung Heavy Industries today informed the market that it has secured a drillship construction order from a European client, Ensco plc has revealed itself as that client. In a press release issued today Ensco has confirmed it has ordered an additional advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship based on the Samsung GF12000 hull design. The vessel, […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Samsung Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd. (SHI) and Ensco plc have reached a deal for the construction of a new drillship. The contract, worth around $511.7 million, has been announced today on KRX and will be the eighth drillship that Ensco has ordered from SHI. The delivery of the vessel is scheduled for August 2015. The […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Exploration & Production

    UK-based drilling contractor Ensco has received terminations for two rig contracts from Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras and these two semi-sub rigs will now be ‘permanently retired’. In addition, Ensco has been awarded an extension, including dayrate reduction, for one drilling contract with Petrobras. The drilling contractor said in April it was in discussions with Petrobras regarding […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Exploration & Production

    UK-based offshore drilling contractor Ensco has initiated arbitration proceedings against Brazilian oil company Petrobras and South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries in connection with a drilling contract for Ensco’s drillship DS-5.   In January 2016, Petrobras cancelled its contract with Ensco for the drillship DS-5 over corruption charges. Petrobras asserted that the Ensco DS-5 drilling services contract […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc  today sold ENSCO 85, a jack-up rig built in 1981, for $64 million. The net book value of the rig was approximately $54 million. The pre-tax gain on this sale was approximately $10 million, which will be included in the second quarter 2014 operating results. “Year to date, we have sold three jack-up […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Ensco has said it has resolved its issues with Petrobras and is now back on track to potentially secure more work with the Brazilian oil giant.

  • 28 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    William S. Chadwick, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ensco plc, will retire from the company effective 31 August 2012. Mark Burns, currently Senior Vice President – Western Hemisphere, will succeed Mr. Chadwick as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “It has been a joy to work with such a group […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ensco, a UK-based drilling contractor this week announced it has secured a lucrative deal for one of its drillships under construction.

  • 6 October 2017

    UK offshore driller Ensco on Friday completed its acquisition of the U.S.-based rival Atwood Oceanics.  Ahead of the completion, shareholders of both companies on Thursday approved the proposed merger. Ensco said that 65 percent of its shareholders had voted in favor of the allotment and issuance of Ensco Class A ordinary shares to shareholders of Atwood […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Brazil’s state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras has cancelled its contract with a drilling contractor Ensco for the drillship DS-5 over corruption charges.  Petrobras hired the drillship from Pride International, a company Ensco took over in 2011. Petrobras alleged that there were irregularities with respect to the contracting of drillship DS-5 prior to Ensco’s acquisition of […]

  • 5 October 2017

    Shareholders of offshore drillers Ensco and Atwood Oceanics have approved the previously proposed merger of the two companies. Ensco on Thursday said 65 percent of its shareholders had voted in favor of the allotment and issuance of Ensco Class A ordinary shares to shareholders of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. in connection with the all-stock acquisition of Atwood […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    UK-based offshore drilling contractor Ensco has been awarded new work for its drilling rigs in the Netherlands and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  The drilling contractor reported in its latest fleet status report on Tuesday that the 2000-built jack-up rig Ensco 101 was awarded a contract extension from Engie for work offshore Netherlands. The extension is […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Ensco has secured a contract for its ultra-deepwater drillship ENSCO DS-7 with Noble Energy in Israel. Noble will use the drillship to to drill two wells and complete four production wells at the Leviathan field development in the Mediterranean Sea. The contract is expected to start in March 2018 and be completed in […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Equipment

    Ensco plc announced that a subsidiary of the Company has purchased Diamond Offshore’s Ocean Shield jackup drilling rig, a KFELS Super B Class design, delivered in 2008. The rig will be renamed ENSCO 109. The unique design includes two million pound hoisting capacity, a 15,000 psi high-pressure BOP and nearly 5,000 bbls of liquid mud […]