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  • 30 December 2014
    Exploration & Production

    CAMAC Energy Inc. announced today that the semi-submersible drilling unit, Sedco Express, has arrived to the Oyo Field located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria. CAMAC has contracted the Transocean Sedco Express to expedite the timing of production tie-in from the Oyo-7 and Oyo-8 development wells. The Sedco Express is under contract for use on up to […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Transocean, one of the world’s largest drilling contractors yesterday announced it has secured a 20-month contract for its Sedco Express rig. The contract value is estimated at $360 million. The Swiss-based rig owner revealed that the deepwater semisubmersible rig will work for Italy’s oil giant Eni, at a dayrate of $600,000 and will be deployed […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transocean Ltd. has announced that it intends to pursue the creation of an entity comprising eight of its UK North Sea midwater drilling rigs. The company expects to establish the new entity, Caledonia Offshore Drilling Company, during the second half of 2014 and, at an appropriate stage, separate Caledonia from Transocean. The offshore drilling assets […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Transocean, a Switzerland-based offshore drilling contractor, has secured a new contract for its Sedco 714 semi-submersible rig. The drilling company announced in its Fleet Status Report yesterday, that the oil company Total E&P UK, a subsidiary of the French oil major Total, is extending the rig contract. Total will continue to use the Sedco 714 […]

  • 16 August 2012

    One of the world’s largest drilling contractors, Transocean, has announced it has been awarded a contract extension for its Sedco 714 rig. The award comes from Total E&P UK, a subsidiary of the French oil major Total. Under the agreement the rig will continue its work for Total in the UK sector of the North […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Sabah Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) will be given exclusive rights to oversee sand dredging operations in the state effective from June 2012. State Land and Surveys Department director Datuk Osman Jamal, said they will work out a proper mechanism and take into consideration the feedback from the operator.  “During this six months, we will […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Transocean, one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors, has issued its monthly Fleet Update Summary according to which it plans to scrap seven lower-specification deepwater and midwater floaters.  The company intends to scrap the following rigs: Sedco 710, Sovereign Explorer, Sedco 700, Sedco 601, J.W. McLean, GSF Arctic I, and Falcon 100. These rigs are classified as […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    CAMAC Energy Inc. has signed a contract with Transocean Ltd. for the provision of the semi-submersible drilling rig Sedco Express for drilling and completion activities offshore Nigeria. The contract allows for the drilling or completion of up to three wells, and CAMAC says it intends to use the rig to accelerate timing of the tie-in […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Transocean, a Switzerland-based offshore drilling contractor, has notched up $26 million worth of rig contract extensions since its last update in March 2015. It has also lost a contract for one rig, and decided to scrap one. In its latest fleet update, Transocean Ltd. said it won contract extensions for its Sedco Express and GSF […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    After many years offering equipment survey and refurbishment works, ACE Winches is proud to announce the official launch of the company’s newest division – ACE Services. The division offers a range of service contracts, upgrades and commissioning work for clients requiring the overhaul of existing winch packages, with all equipment subject to comprehensive testing prior […]

  • 15 May 2013

    Transocean’s ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig, Sedco Express (EXS), was working offshore Nigeria for customer ENI when it received news of a nearby fuel tanker on fire. According to the press statement issued by the owner of the rig, the Sedco Express crew played a vital role in coordinating a rescue effort for 13 lives. On Tuesday […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Drilling contractor Transocean has reached an agreement with oil company Petrobras to terminate the contract for its Sedco 710 rig. Transocean did not disclose reasons that led to the termination, but only said it was in discussions with the Brazil’s state-run company regarding the remaining contract backlog on the rig. The Sedco 700 is a semi-submersible drilling […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    ConocoPhillips UK, a subsidiary of the U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips, has chartered three anchor handling supply tug vessels to tow the Sedco 712 semi-submersible drilling rig. What is interesting is that Transocean’s latest fleet status report dated July 2016 shows the Sedco 712 drilling unit as under a contract with Talisman, now Repsol, in the North […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Transocean is set to retire six of its ultra-deepwater floating rigs. The rigs in question are GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas. The rigs will be classified as held for sale and will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner, Transocean […]

  • 15 February 2013

    Transocean, a Switzerland-based international offshore drilling contractor, has announced it has secured new drilling contracts and extensions worth approximately $530 million. In its fleet status report, issued Thursday, the drilling contractor revealed it has been awarded new deals for its rigs Sedco 712 and Sedneth 701. Sedco 712 semi-submersible rig has been awarded a three-year […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Musa Aman-led government’s decision to grant Sabah Economic Development Corporation (Sedco) the exclusive right to manage… (freemalaysiatoday) [mappress] Source: freemalaysiatoday, February 13, 2012

  • 18 April 2012

    Oil major Total has announced that the Sedco 714 rig has initiated drilling of the first relief well as part of the company’s strategy to stop the Elgin G4 gas leak. The gas has been flowing freely to the atmosphere from the G4 well since March 25 when the company was forced to evacuate all […]

  • 2 May 2006

    Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) and Keppel Verolme BV (Keppel Verolme) have each clinched a contract from Transocean Inc. (Transocean), worth a total of US$140 million. Each contract is for the upgrading of a Sedco 700-series semisubmersible drilling rig. The two Keppel yards reap substantial synergy with respect to engineering, purchasing and pre-fabrication works for […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transocean Ltd.  issued yesterday a comprehensive Fleet Status Report, which provides current status and contract information for the company’s entire fleet of offshore drilling rigs. The value of new contracts or extensions since the December 17, 2012 fleet update summary is approximately $235 million. Estimated 2012 out of service time decreased by a net 15 […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Hurricane Energy plc has announced that it successfully demobilized the Transocean Sedco 712 semi-submersible drilling unit from the Lancaster horizontal appraisal well, West of Shetland, at 2100hrs on 1 July 2014. The Sedco 712 was under contract to Hurricane for 73.5 days – under the budgeted AFE of 75.9 days. Whilst on location the drilling […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Hurricane Energy plc has demobilised the Transocean Sedco 712 semi-submersible drilling unit from the Lancaster horizontal appraisal well, West of Shetland, at 2100hrs on 1 July 2014. The Sedco 712 was under contract to Hurricane for 73.5 days – under the budgeted AFE of 75.9 days. Whilst on location the drilling unit successfully drilled and […]

  • 26 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On or about November 7, 2011, a hydrocarbon release occurred in the vicinity of a development well being drilled by Chevron Corporation off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in the Frade field with a semisubmersible drilling rig, the SEDCO 706, owned by a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd.  The incident involved the release of hydrocarbons […]