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  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sevan Louisiana offshore drilling rig continues to experience equipment problems. The rig’s owner, Sevan Drilling has informed that the Sevan Louisiana continues to encounter operational difficulties due to the BOP and supporting systems. “The original issue with the BOP has been rectified, however the BOP tensioner support systems still needs further repair and replacements prior to operation,” Sevan Drilling […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Fairmount Sherpa tug has towed the Sevan Louisiana rig from from Singapore to Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the Venezuelan coast, that forms part of the Dutch Caribbean. During the 11,500 miles voyage via Cape of Good Hope, stops were made in Port Louis (Mauritius), Walvis Bay (Namibia) and Port of […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Drilling has confirmed that a three-year charter contract for operation in the US Gulf of Mexico now has been entered into between one of its wholly owned subsidiaries and LLOG Bluewater Holdings LLC. Sevan Drilling rig no 3 which will be named Sevan Louisiana, which is currently under construction at Cosco Quidong shipyard in […]

  • 16 May 2014

    Norwegian drilling contractor Sevan Drilling has received a mobilisation fee for its Sevan Louisana drilling rig.

  • 28 August 2013

    Sevan Drilling, a Norway-based drilling contractor, has announced that its Sevan Louisiana drilling rig is expected to undergo sea trials in China in the first week of September. According to Scott Kerr, CEO, the rig will go on sea trials between September 5 and 7, depending on the height of the river and the level of […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian drilling contractor Sevan Drilling has reported a leakage on one of its offshore drilling rigs.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Exploration & Production

    Sevan Drilling, a Norway-based drilling contractor, had a disappointing third quarter when it comes to its rig fleet utilization. The company that owns three ultra-deepwater drilling rigs of cylindrical shape, reported its technical utilization of 64% versus 93% in the third quarter 2013. In a webcast, presenting the third quarter results, Scott McReaken, Sevan Drilling CEO, explained […]

  • 14 September 2014

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  • 7 April 2013

    Oil Firms Welcome UK’s Decision on Easier Foreign Workers Employment Oil and gas companies facing a chronic skills shortage have received a boost with news that the UK Government is to relax the rules on employing engineers from outwith Europe.   Newfield Reports Largest Gas Discovery in Company’s History (Malaysia) Newfield Exploration Company announced a […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Bahamas Petroleum Company has further cut the estimated cost of its upcoming exploration well in the Bahamas, as it is working to secure the cash needed for drilling.

  • 27 November 2018

    Offshore drilling company Seadrill has scored one new rig contract and one extension since the start of the fourth quarter of 2018.

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Sevan Drilling, an international drilling contractor specializing in the ultra deepwater segment, has seen a profitable third quarter of 2015 as opposed to a net loss posted in the same period last year. In addition, Sevan boosted its revenues for the quarter due to improved rig fleet performance.  According to its third quarter report on Tuesday, […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Project & Tenders

    London-listed oil company Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) expects to drill its initial exploration well in The Bahamas in April 2020.

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Drilling’s offshore drilling rig is now ready to begin drilling operation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Drilling confirmed that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries and LLOG Bluewater Holdings LLC have entered into a three-year charter contract for operation in the US Gulf of Mexico . Sevan Drilling rig no 3 which will be named Sevan Louisiana, which is currently under construction at Cosco Quidong shipyard in China, will be […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tug Fairmount Sherpa has towed rig Sevan Louisiana safely from Singapore to Curaçao. During the 11,500 miles voyage via Cape of Good Hope, stops were made in Port Louis (Mauritius), Walvis Bay (Namibia) and Port of Spain (Trinidad) to take bunkers and for crew changes. The Sevan Louisiana is a so called Ultra Deep Water […]

  • 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 […]