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  • 6 March 2012

    China’s COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard  has delivered its new build Sevan Brasil rig to Norway’s Sevan Drilling ASA. The delivery documents were recently signed by and COSCO Nantong and the buyer. Sevan Drilling, a drilling contractor specializing in the ultra-deepwater sector, reports that the rig has been loaded onto the heavylift vessel and is expected to […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Last month, the ultra-deepwater cylindrical drilling unit Sevan Brasil built by COSCO Nantong Shipyard, was launched and set sail towards its anchorage. Considerable planning was required by COSCO Nantong Shipyard to overcome difficulties associated with the vessel’s deep draft combined with a shallow shipping lane to ensure a smooth passage along the Qidong North passage […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Sevan Drilling has received an early contract termination from Petrobras for one of its cylindrical drilling rigs in Brazil, rate reduction for another, and a short-term gig for the terminated rig from Shell.   According to the company’s statement on Wednesday, Sevan Drilling amended contracts for the Sevan Driller and Sevan Brasil with Petrobras and […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Norwegian drilling contractor, Sevan Drilling, reported that Sevan Brasil ultra deepwater drilling rig arrived to Rio de Janeiro on 29 April, 2012 and is undergoing preparations for the acceptance testing with Petrobras. Sevan Brasil, built by COSCO Nantong Shipyard, was loaded onto the Dockwise owned heavy-lifter Mighty Servant 1 and went on a journey from […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Sevan Drilling announces that in connection with testing of the blowout preventer (“BOP”) on Sevan Brasil, the company has experienced problems with the BOP control systems. The company is currently preparing to pull the BOP to the surface to investigate and make required repair. Sevan Brasil is contracted to Petrobras S.A. on a six year […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Drilling announces that in connection with testing of the blowout preventer (“BOP”) on Sevan Brasil, the company has experienced problems with the BOP control systems. The company is currently preparing to pull the BOP to the surface to investigate and make required repair. Sevan Brasil is contracted to Petrobras S.A. on a six year […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. has delivered its new build Sevan Brasil rig to Sevan Drilling ASA this week. The delivery documents were signed between COSCO Nantong and the buyer recently. The Sevan Brasil measures 99 meters in LOA (length of all), 75 meters in […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    One of our readers, Mr. Thashkeer Mawjood, has sent us some photos taken today of Sevan Brasil Ultra Deepwater drilling rig, passing by the Maldives’ capital and the largest city Malé. The rig, of not so typical, cylindrical design, is on its way to Brazil where it will start work for the South American country’s […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Drilling ASA, an international drilling contractor specializing in the ultra deepwater (UDW) segment provides fleet update for March 2012. Sevan Driller: Sevan Driller had a technical uptime of 95.6 % in March 2012. Sevan Brasil: Sevan Brasil was loaded onto the heavy-lifter Mighty Servant 1 and left China 7 March. The voyage to Brasil […]

  • 18 April 2017

    A video has emerged over the weekend showing a CHC helicopter if not crashing, then experiencing a rough landing aboard a helideck of the Sevan Brasil drilling rig. Offshore Energy Today reached out to CHC, seeking confirmation and more info. This is what CHC said in an email: “We can confirm that on April 15, […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Drilling ASA, an international drilling contractor specializing in the ultra deepwater (UDW) segment provides fleet update for February 2012. Sevan Driller: Sevan Driller had a technical uptime of 82.3 % in February 2012. The downtime in February is primarily related to an incident with the wash pipe and swivel drive shaftdescribed in a release […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Exploration & Production

    A CHC helicopter that crash-landed last week on the Petrobras-operated Sevan Brasil drilling rig off Brazil has been removed from the helipad.  Following a “rough landing” by the helicopter owned by CHC’s Brazilian unit, BHS, a video emerged this week showing its landing on the rig’s helideck. The rig is located in the Santos Basin, in […]

  • 12 January 2014

    An offshore worker died in an accident earlier this week on a drilling rig off the coast of Brazil.

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian drilling contractor, Sevan Drilling, today announced its fleet status update for December 2012. Sevan Driller rig achieved a technical uptime of 92.7% in December 2012. On 29 December Sevan Driller successfully completed the well it was drilling in the Santos basin and moved to Guanabara Bay offshore Rio de Janeiro. As previously announced, Sevan […]

  • 27 August 2014

    Sevan Drilling, a Norway-based drilling contractor today said that its ‘Sevan Louisiana’ drilling rig should resume operations during the weekend. The rig, hired by LLOG for work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, halted operations earlier this month due to a to a control system leak on the Blowout Preventer (BOP). While the rig, built by Cosco Qidong […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Drilling ASA has today taken delivery of Sevan Louisiana from Cosco Quidong Shipyard (Cosco) in China. Sevan Louisiana is Sevan Drilling’s third deep water drilling rig and will start the transit to the US Gulf of Mexico. It is expected that the rig will commence operation for LLOG Bluewater towards the end of Q1 […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Sevan Drilling today, 23 October 2013, took delivery of Sevan Louisiana from COSCO Qidong Shipyard (COSCO) in China. Sevan Louisiana is Sevan Drilling’s third deep water drilling rig and will start the transit to the US Gulf of Mexico. It is expected that the rig will commence operation for LLOG Bluewater towards the end of […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Sevan Drilling has today, 23 October 2013, taken delivery of Sevan Louisiana from Cosco Quidong Shipyard in China. Sevan Louisiana is Sevan Drilling’s third deep water drilling rig and will start the transit to the US Gulf of Mexico It is expected that the rig will  start operation for LLOG Bluewater towards the end of Q1 2014, following […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Noways’ anti-corruption agency Okokrim has closed an investigation into Sevan Drilling over the company’s drilling contracts won with Petrobras between 2005 and 2008.

  • 17 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian drilling contractors Sevan Drilling and Seadrill have executed agreements under which Seadrill will take over the management of Sevan Drilling offshore drilling rigs. Seadrill, which owns a controlling stake in Sevan Drilling, will manage the operation of the company’s Sevan Driller, Sevan Brasil, Sevan Louisiana and, ultimately, Sevan Drilling Rig 4 which is under construction […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Deepwater drilling contractor Sevan Drilling went from black to red during the third quarter of 2016. Looking ahead, Sevan forecasted another challenging year in the offshore drilling business.  The driller on Tuesday posted a net loss of $53.1 million compared to a $26.4 million profit in the same period last year. The company’s operating revenue for […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      On the morning of January 20, the hoisting operation for the 9 top-side modules of the main hull of SEVAN BRASIL, the second deepwater semi submersible drilling rig, was smoothly accomplished. Thus the main hull of this unit has now essentially been built up into a single unit. The hoisting operation commenced on January […]