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  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, April 5, Valiant Petroleum plc announced it had entered into a contract to secure a firm rig slot on the Stena Carron drillship to drill the Handcross prospect located in UK Blocks 204/18b West of Shetlands. Based on the Stena Carron’s current schedule the rig slot is expected to fall within the first quarter […]

  • 21 November 2014

    Statoil has cancelled a contract for yet another drilling rig. This time it is the Stena Carron drillship, in Angola. Statoil has explained that it has opted to cancel the Stena Carron rig contract after fulfilling the work commitments in the Statoil-operated blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola. The rig contract will cease with […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Stena Drilling has contracted Kongsberg Maritime to deliver a complete upgrade of its systems aboard the Stena Carron drillship. Stena Carron is due to dock this November for scheduled 10-year maintenance, during which new K-Pos Dynamic Positioning, K-Chief Automation, K-Thrust Thruster Control and a Kongsberg Riser Management System will all be installed. In parallel to […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Exxon Mobil has made its eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Longtail-1 well, creating the potential for additional resource development in the southeast area of the Stabroek Block. ExxonMobil encountered approximately 256 feet (78 meters) of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone reservoir. The well was drilled to 18,057 feet (5,504 meters) depth in 6,365 feet (1,940 […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Exploration & Production

    UK-based Stena Drilling is the first drilling contractor to receive the notation Drill(MPD) for its harsh environment drillship Stena Carron.

  • 20 June 2018
    Exploration & Production

    ExxonMobil has made its eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana. The U.S. oil firm on Wednesday said the oil discovery was made at the Longtail-1 well, creating the potential for additional resource development in the southeast area of the Stabroek Block.

  • 23 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Stena Drilling has been awarded a 5 year worldwide drilling contract by Shell for the new build Stena IceMAX. The drilling contract which is on market dayrates will commence this month when the vessel is delivered from the yard in South Korea. The first assignment for the vessel will be in French Guiana. Stena IceMAX […]

  • 21 November 2014

    Statoil has decided to cancel the Stena Carron drillship contract after fulfilling the work commitments in the Statoil-operated blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola. The rig contract will cease with effect from 21 November 2014. Statoil’s first well results from the area have been disappointing and although the company still sees remaining prospectivity in […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    After a string of oil discoveries in Guyana, and two dry holes, ExxonMobil has started drilling another well in the country’s giant Stabroek offshore block.

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil has completed the Martin well in US Gulf of Mexico and the Dilolo well in the Kwanza basin in Angola. Statoil has made a small discovery in its Martin prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Statoil does not consider this to be a commercial discovery. The well has been drilled efficiently and […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Stena Carron, a Stena Drilling-owned drillship, has arrived on location at the Kaieteur Block, offshore Guyana, to drill the Tanager-1 well for ExxonMobil.

  • 23 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Stena Drilling has been awarded a 5 year worldwide drilling contract by Shell for the new build Stena IceMAX. The drilling contract which is on market dayrates will commence in March when the vessel is delivered from the yard in South Korea. The first assignment for the vessel will be in French Guyana. Stena IceMAX […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Following ExxonMobil’s series of oil discoveries offshore Guyana, the company is preparing to bring a third drillship to its drilling campaign in Guyana’s giant Stabroek offshore block later this year.

  • 23 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Energy Minister Charles Hendry has given BP consent to drill the deepwater North Uist well, northwest of the Shetland Islands. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has subjected BP’s application, including the environmental impact and emergency response plans, to detailed and extensive scrutiny, and the Health and Safety Executive has undertaken a thorough examination […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Genel Energy plc has announced that the Dilolo-1 exploration well on Block 39 offshore Angola is in the process of being plugged and abandoned after failing to encounter hydrocarbons.

  • 1 March 2018

    Eco Atlantic and Tullow are building confidence in the world class potential of the Orinduik Block offshore Guyana, following ExxonMobil’s seventh oil discovery at adjacent acreage.  ExxonMobil made an announcement in relation to its seventh oil discovery, offshore Guyana on Wednesday, February 28. The Pecora-1 well, drilled using the Stena Carron drillship, was also confirmed both by the […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Songa Trym, which was recently suspended from operations, is expected to resume operations on or about January 1, 2015.

  • 28 March 2013

    Valiant Petroleum  has signed a farm-out agreement with RWE Dea UK SNS Limited (“RWE Dea”) with regard to its Handcross prospect located in the UK West of Shetland Licences P1631 Block 204/18b and P1832 Blocks 204/14c and 204/19c (“Handcross”). Under the terms of the agreement, RWE Dea will acquire a 20% working interest on a […]

  • 12 February 2014

    Ithaca fails to find hydrocarbons at Handcross well

  • 24 April 2013

    RWE Dea, Germany’s oil and gas exploration and production company, has completed its farm-in to Licences P1631 and P1832. The first well is planned to spud in autumn 2013. The farm-in will allow the company to participate in the drilling of the Handcross prospect in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), West of Shetland. “Handcross fits […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Stena Drilling has been awarded a 5 year worldwide drilling contract by Shell for the new build Stena IceMAX. The drilling contract which is on market day rates will commence in March when the vessel is delivered from the yard in South Korea. The first assignment for the vessel will be in French Guyana. Stena […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Viking Supply Ships, one of TransAtlantic’s two business areas, has with the AHTS-vessel Magne Viking been awarded a term contract by Chevron Canada Ltd for operations on one well. The contract is on subject and is not yet fully signed by the parties. The well support operations are estimated to last between 150 and 180 […]