Search results for: GDI

3869 results

A list of search results

  • 7 November 2013

    Occidental Petroleum of Qatar (OPQL) and Gulf Drilling International (GDI) have signed a five year contract for OPQL to use GDI’s recently acquired drilling rig. The contract was signed by Steve Kelly, President and General Manager of OPQL and Ibrahim Jassim Al Othman, Chief Executive Officer of GDI. The total value of this contract is […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (GDI), a subsidiary of Gulf International Services (GIS), the largest oilfield service company in Qatar, officially signed four new contracts and four contract extensions with Qatar Petroleum (QP) for the provision of drilling rig services, each having a term of five years. The new contracts have been concluded for the provision […]

  • 16 September 2014

    Qatari drilling contractor has ordered another jack-up drilling rig from Singapore’s Keppel FELS.

  • 11 May 2011

    Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured contracts to build two high-specification KFELS B Class Bigfoot jackup rigs from returning customer Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (q.s.c.) (GDI) of Qatar, worth about US$393 million. These latest contracts follow closely after Keppel FELS was awarded a newbuild jackup rig contract by one of GDI’s Shareholders, Japan Drilling […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under the patronage and attendance of H.E. Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) and Gulf Drilling International (GDI) have signed two new contracts; one two-year contract for the GDI jack-up drilling rig (rig ‘B-341’), and another three-year contract for a new GDI offshore accommodation jack-up. The […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Shell signed a third agreement with Gulf Drilling International (GDI) to provide drilling rig services for Shell to explore offshore wells in Qatar’s North Field. The new contract covers drilling activities in the Pre-Khuff interval of Block D area, using its jack-up drilling rig AL-KHOR. The contract was signed by Shell’s Executive Vice President, […]

  • 11 April 2013

    Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum and Gulf International Services (GIS), inaugurated a Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rig, Al Jassra. It is one of the most technologically advanced offshore drilling rigs to ever work in the State of Qatar. The inauguration ceremony took […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Qatar’s drilling contractor Gulf Drilling International has received a contract to provide a jack-up drilling rig to Qatar Petroleum. Qatar Petroleum will hire GDI’s “Dukhan” jack-up rig, currently under construction at Keppel shipyard in Singapore. The value of the five years long contract is around $349 million. The contract is expected to start in the […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Steve Kelly, President and General Manager of Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd (Oxy Qatar) and Ibrahim Jassim Al-Othman, CEO of Gulf Drilling International (GDI) Ltd, a subsidiary of Gulf International Services (GIS) have signed a contract to provide drilling services with the continued use of the Al Rayyan rig. This contract is set for a […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Drilling International Limited, a subsidiary of Gulf International Services, has announced that they have been awarded a new contract by Qatar Petroleum for a new hi-spec premium jack-up rig starting in the 2nd quarter in 2016. The brand new rig, recently named “Halul”, will become the 4th jack-up rig in GDI’s fleet to be […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Drilling International (“GDI”) has signed a contract with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Qatar to utilize GDI’s hi-spec premium jack-up rig “Al Khor” to drill an exploratory well in 2014.   The contract was signed by Takuya Wada, General Manager of JX NIPPON and Ibrahim Jassim Al Othman, Chief Executive Officer of GDI. […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, Qatar Petroleum (QP) announced the signing of two contracts for the offshore drilling rigs, Al-Doha and Al-Zubarah, of Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (GDI) for use in QP’s offshore fields. The contracts were signed by H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and QP Chairman and Managing Director, and […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Drilling International, Ltd (Q.S.C.) (“GDI”) announced that it has purchased from ENSCO Offshore International Company (“Ensco”) the jack-up drilling rig known as “ENSCO-95” on 22nd June. The rig is a 3 legged Hitachi cantilevered drilling rig rated for 250 feet of water depth. GDI are most satisfied with the fine cooperation and support that […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum and Gulf International Services (GIS), inaugurated one of the most technologically advanced offshore drilling rigs to ever work in the State of Qatar. The inauguration ceremony took place at PPL’s shipyard in Singapore and was attended by […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Drilling International (“GDI”) and Occidental Petroleum of Qatar (“Oxy”) have jointly announced that the jack-up drilling rig “Msheireb”, which was acquired by GDI earlier this year and refurbished, has been accepted by Oxy for drilling operations. “Msheireb” will be the third GDI rig currently working for Oxy with the rigs “Al Rayyan” and “Al Wajba” […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Qatar’s Gulf Drilling International and Norway’s Seadrill have reportedly signed an agreement for the utilization of the jack-up drilling rig “West Tucana.”

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Drilling International Limited (Q.S.C.) announced the signing of a contract valued at an estimated US$34 million to provide Lift Boat Services to Dolphin Energy Limited over a sixteen month period. The self propelled jack-up unit will provide accommodation, maintenance and platform support to Dolphin’s DOL 1 and DOL 2 platforms. The vessel is scheduled […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shell and Gulf Drilling International are celebrating a safety milestone.   Qatar Shell decided to focus on all incidents in order to improve overall Safety at the workplace and imbed the philosophy behind it, deeper into the minds of people working for them. That initiative resulted in coining of a new slogan “Goal Zero” five years ago. […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Drilling International Limited (GDI), a subsidiary of Gulf International Services (GIS), an oilfield service company in Qatar, has awarded two contracts worth $110 million to Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), a joint venture shipyard between Nakilat and Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M). The first contract is for the construction of a self-propelled […]

  • 11 April 2013

    Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum and Gulf International Services (GIS), inaugurated one of the most technologically advanced offshore drilling rigs to ever work in the State of Qatar. The inauguration ceremony took place at PPL’s shipyard in Singapore and was attended by […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    “Dukhan” is a high specification rig built to Keppel’s proprietary KFELS B Class design.

  • 9 May 2017

    Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has signed a $925 million financing facility with compatriot Gulf Drilling International Limited (GDI) to assist in the re-organization of the company’s debt. This new facility, based on Islamic finance principles, will also be used to further enhance GDI’s operational and financial performance. QIB said that it originated, structured, and executed the […]