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  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Drilling has, as manager for the semisubmersible Island Innovator received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the Norwegian Petroleum Authority The rig is currently performing final testing before commencement of drilling operations. By issuing the AoC, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway expresses confidence that the drilling rig is considered to be in compliance with relevant […]

  • 25 September 2006

    ENSCO International Incorporated (NYSE:ESV) announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement with the Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) Shipyard in Singapore to construct an ultra-deepwater semisubmersible rig to be named ENSCO 8502. The total project cost of ENSCO 8502 is currently expected to be approximately $385 million, with expected delivery to […]

  • 17 December 2007

    The Brazilian oil company Petrobras have selected an Aker Kvaerner design for the hull of their new semisubmersible production platform to be located offshore Brazil, at the Marlim Sul deep water field development. The design is a copy of the P-51 semisubmersible platform, developed by Aker Kvaerner for Petrobras in 2002. P-56 will be the […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ensco plc took delivery of the seventh and final rig in the ENSCO 8500 Series® on 30 July at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore, where all the rigs in the series have been built. The rig is contracted to Anadarko for work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico starting in December. “The construction and […]

  • 11 September 2007

    Aker Kvaerner has successfully completed the semisubmersible hull for Chevron’s Blind Faith platform. The original engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract was awarded to Aker Kvaerner, Inc. by Chevron, with partner Anadarko, in October 2005. The semisubmersible left the Aker Kvaerner Verdal yard in Norway on 24 June 2007 and has been transported to a […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. announced today that it is proceeding with the construction of a second newbuild semisubmersible well intervention vessel, to be named the Q7000. Owen Kratz, Helix’s President and CEO, stated, “Based on strong market demand and our proven success for delivering specialized deepwater well intervention services, we are moving forward with […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Noble Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a contract for the semisubmersible rig Noble Paul Romano and received a contract extension on the semisubmersible rig Noble Max Smith, two rigs located in the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, the Company has been awarded a contract for the jackup rig Noble George Sauvageau operating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Songa Offshore SE announced that the Company has finalized a new bank facility in the amount of USD 420 million. The new facility has a repayment profile of 8.5 years and will be used to finance the delivery of the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Songa Eclipse, currently ready for delivery from Jurong shipyard in Singapore. Additionally, Songa […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Verolme in the Netherlands will undertake the upgrade and maintenance of the semisubmersible drilling rig, Scarabeo 6. The rig is expected to arrive at the yard in 2Q 2012 for a period of six months. Work on the rig includes upgrading its drilling capabilities to a water depth of 1,200 metres, the prefabrication and […]

  • 22 April 2010
    Equipment

    Seadrill today took delivery of the new deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig West Orion from the Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. The unit was delivered on budget and 10 days ahead of original delivery schedule. The drilling rig will leave Singapore tomorrow, en route to its first six-year drilling assignment for Petrobras offshore Brazil. Commencement of operations […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    KBR has been awarded a contract for the basic design development for Heerema Offshore Services’ large new semisubmersible crane vessel (NSCV) through its subsidiary GVA. A member of KBR’s Hydrocarbons Business Group, GVA completed seven months of feasibility and conceptual studies on the NSCV in 2013. The basic design phase of the new vessel will […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Noble Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a contract for the semisubmersible rig Noble Paul Romano and received a contract extension on the semisubmersible rig Noble Max Smith, two rigs located in the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, the Company has been awarded a contract for the jackup rig Noble George Sauvageau operating […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Ensco plc  and Pride International, Inc.  today jointly announced that they have received notice from the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission granting early termination of the waiting period under the U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act), with respect to the proposed merger previously announced on 7 […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Atwood Oceanics, INC. announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a three year contract extension by Chevron Australia Pty Ltd (“Chevron”), for the semisubmersible Atwood Osprey. The Atwood Osprey commenced its initial three year drilling services contract with Chevron on May 27, 2011 for operations offshore Australia inclusive of the Greater Gorgon […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Songa Offshore SE announced that the Company has finalized a new bank facility in the amount of USD 420 million. The new facility has a repayment profile of 8.5 years and will be used to finance the delivery of the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Songa Eclipse, currently ready for delivery from Jurong shipyard in Singapore. Additionally, […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Pride International, Inc. announced that the company has reached agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries, Ltd. to extend Pride’s option for the construction of a sixth ultra-deepwater drillship by 30 days. The extension of the option period does not impact the estimated unit construction cost or delivery schedule determined in December 2010, upon the order […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Thursday 10th of November 2011 Deepsea Metro II naming ceremony was officially held in Ulsan at the Hyundai Heavy Industries yard. This is the fourth successful ultra deep water vessel delivery for Odfjell Drilling​, with regards to project planning, delivery and excellent HSE performance. “This is the fourth major project Odfjell Drilling has succeeded with […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) is on track to deliver Scarabeo 9, a 6th generation ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig, to Saipem S.p.A (Saipem) on time and with no lost time incidents. A significant part of Keppel FELS’ workscope on Scarabeo 9 involved the completion and commissioning of marine and drilling systems onboard. The rig was […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) is on track to deliver Scarabeo 9, a 6th generation ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig, to Saipem S.p.A (Saipem) on time and with no lost time incidents. A significant part of Keppel FELS’ workscope on Scarabeo 9 involved the completion and commissioning of marine and drilling systems onboard. The rig was […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    KBR announced today it has been awarded a contract for the basic design development for Heerema Offshore Services’ large new semisubmersible crane vessel (NSCV) through its subsidiary GVA. A member of KBR’s Hydrocarbons Business Group, GVA completed seven months of feasibility and conceptual studies on the NSCV in 2013. The basic design phase of the […]

  • 15 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Northern Offshore, Ltd.today announced that the company has repaid in full the US$100 million Bond Loan, which matured today. The company drew down US$80 million of its US$120 million Secured Revolving Credit Facility (“the Facility”), which together with cash on hand, was used to retire the debt, as well as accrued interest and fees. The […]