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  • 17 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    ABS, a provider of marine and offshore classification services, has been selected by Baoham Offshore (HK) Ltd. to class a semi-submersible drilling rig and a liftboat. “This award is a reflection of the solid reputation ABS has built as a classification society over more than 30 years in China,” says ABS Executive Vice President of […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Romanian drilling contractor GSP Offshore has signed a new contract with OMV Petrom for offshore drilling and workover operations which will be carried out by GSP Uranus jack-up rig.

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Apply Rig & Modules, a provider of control systems, products and system packages for the petroleum industry on- and offshore, has been awarded a framework contract from Songa Offshore.  The contract is for electrical services and maintenance on all seven of Songa Offshore’s rigs operating on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Apply Rig & Modules said […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Hercules Offshore has seen cuts in dayrates for three of its drilling rigs operating in Saudi Arabia. Hercules Offshore on Thursday said that it received from Saudi Aramco on March 9, 2016, a notice reducing the dayrates under its five year contracts for the Hercules 261 and Hercules 262 from $67,000 per day to $63,650 […]

  • 23 March 2015

    A fire broke out on an offshore platform in Egypt today, spurring a crew evacuation, Aswat Masriya, an Egyptian news website has reported. The news website, citing sources in the country’s petroleum ministry, has said that the fire has been localized and isolated from the rest of the rig. The fire reportedly broke out in the engine […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Alpine has towed the rig Ocean Whittington from offshore Belem, Brazil, to offshore Galveston, US. For this job Fairmount Marine was contracted by the rig’s owner, Diamond Offshore Drilling, for which Fairmount has performed a series of towages in recent years. Ocean Whittington is a semi submersible drilling rig for deep […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Odfjell Drilling has said that it expects the drilling industry market to stay weak for the next couple of years. As a reason for this, the company has cited continued delivery of new drilling rigs and oil companies’ cuts in spending, leading to a growing number of stacked drilling rigs and continued downward pressure on […]

  • 1 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which the U.S. offshore rig count is down by five.    BHI Rig Count: U.S. -90 to 1543 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 90 rigs from last week to 1543, with oil rigs down 94 to 1223, gas […]

  • 16 June 2006

    A massive discovery of natural gas in the South China Sea is just the start of Husky Energy Inc.’s offshore exploration ambitions in the region — but first the company will have to secure drilling rigs. The company said late Wednesday it has discovered a large reservoir of natural gas in the deep water of […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Offshore platforms are prone to unusually hazardous conditions. In these environments, it is very important to have safe and reliable communication. Telephones must be specifically designed to handle severe weather and other dangerous conditions. Telcom & Data, a leader in offshore technology, recommends Guardian’s EXT-401 explosion-proof phone. The Guardian EXT-401 has many great features and […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which offshore rig count has dropped.  BHI Rig Count: U.S. -29 to 1811 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 29 rigs from last week to 1811, with oil rigs down 17 to 1482, gas rigs down 12 to 328, […]

  • 7 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which the U. S. offshore rig count is down.  BHI Rig Count: U.S. -7 to 868 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 7 rigs from last week to 868, with oil rigs down 4 to 642, gas rigs down […]

  • 15 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which the U.S. offshore rig count is down from last week. BHI Rig Count: U.S. -67 to 1125 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 67 rigs from last week to 1125, with oil rigs down 56 to 866, gas […]

  • 2 November 2014
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. U.S. offshore rigs dropped both on weekly and yearly levels. BHI Rig Count: U.S. +2 to 1929 rigs U.S. Rig Count is up 2 rigs from last week to 1929, with oil rigs down 13 to 1582, gas rigs up 14 to […]

  • 24 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    The U.S. offshore rig count managed to climb up last week, Baker Hughes, one of the world’s largest oilfield services provider, informed in its latest Weekly Rig Count report. BHI Rig Count: U.S. -13 to 637 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 13 rigs from last week to 637, with oil rigs down 5 to 510, and […]

  • 26 July 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which the U.S. offshore rig count has once again remained unaffected.  BHI Rig Count: U.S. +19 to 876 rigs U.S. Rig Count is up 19 rigs from last week to 876, with oil rigs up 21 to 659, gas […]

  • 21 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website. According to the latest report, offshore rig count has dropped from the previous week. BHI Rig Count: U.S. -2 to 857 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 2 rigs from last week to 857, with oil rigs down 4 to 631, […]

  • 29 November 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website, according to which offshore rig count has remained unchanged over the last week.  BHI Rig Count: U.S. -13 to 744 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 13 rigs from last week to 744, with oil rigs down 9 to 555, and […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted the international rig count for September 2014 on its Investor Relations website.     The international rig count for September 2014 was 1,323, down 16 from the 1,339 counted in August 2014, and up 39 from the 1,284 counted in September 2013. The international offshore rig count for September 2014 […]

  • 29 June 2014

    According to the Baker Hughes’ Weekly Rig Count report, the U.S. offshore rig count is 55. BHI Rig Count: U.S. + 15 to 1873 rigs U.S. Rig Count is up 15 rigs from last week to 1873, with oil rigs up 13 to 1558, gas rigs up 3 to 314, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has posted Weekly Rig Count reports to its Investor Relations website according to which offshore rig count has moved up by one rig.  BHI Rig Count: U.S. -22 to 932 rigs U.S. Rig Count is down 22 rigs from last week to 932, with oil rigs down 31 to 703, gas rigs […]

  • 6 March 2019

    Pioneering companies within the Oil and Gas sector are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data to vastly improve their operational efficiency. Lidar is an established tool that provides sophisticated wind assessment and measurements within the wind energy industry. An infrared laser exploits the Doppler effect to provide horizontal and vertical wind […]