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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    The driller has signed a deal with an undisclosed operator which should see the 6th generation rig deployed on a three-month long contract starting in the first quarter of 2020.

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Exploration & Production

    An oil worker from Scotland employed on a Stena Drilling-owned drillship has reportedly died after falling into a harbor in the Canary Islands.  According to a Monday report by BBC, the worker was a member of the crew on the Stena IceMAX drillship, which is currently moored in Las Palmas. UK’s Evening Express reported that the […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has signed a contract for the Stena IceMAX drillship to drill at the FEL 2/14 license off Ireland and set a spud date for summer 2017.  The Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 2/14 drilling project lies in c. 2,250 meter water depth in the southern Porcupine Basin and is located […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Equipment

    Irish oil and gas explorer Providence has plugged and abandoned the 53/6-1 (Druid & Drombeg) well offshore Ireland. To remind, Providence in mid-September said it had failed to find hydrocarbons at the prospect, hitting a porous water-bearing reservoir interval. The well is located in Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 2/14 in the southern Porcupine Basine offshore […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Irish oil and gas company Providence Resources has mobilized the Stena IceMAX drillship to Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 2/14, in the southern Porcupine Basin off Ireland, with expected arrival in early July.  FEL 2/14 is operated by Providence, with 56% interest, on behalf of its partners Capricorn Ireland Limited, with 30%, and Sosina Exploration Limited, […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Providence Resources, the Irish oil and gas company, is disappointed with well results at the Drombeg prospect in Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 2/14 offshore Ireland as the well contains a porous water-bearing reservoir interval.  The license is located in the southern Porcupine Basin and it is operated by Providence Resources (56%) on behalf of its partners […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Severe weather has caused trouble for the oil major Shell’s drilling operations offshore Nova Scotia. Namely, a piece of equipment connecting a rig to the well during drilling fell to the seabed.  The incident occurred on Saturday, March 5, on the 228-meter DP class 3 drillship Stena IceMAX, owned by the UK company Stena Drilling. The rig was […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has been given consent to progress to the second phase of the Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 2/14 in the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland. The FEL 2/14 drilling project lies in 2,250-meter water depth in the southern Porcupine Basin and is located some 220 kilometers off the southwest coast of […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore regulator, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB), has permitted Shell Canada to resume drilling with restrictions at its Cheshire L-97 exploration well offshore Nova Scotia.  Drilling was halted on March 5th after an operations incident on the Stena IceMAX drillship. After securing the exploration well with two barriers and disconnecting to ride out […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Classification society DNV GL has signed a contract for the first Cyber Secure class notation with Stena Drilling.

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has permitted Shell Canada to resume drilling with restrictions at its Cheshire L-97 exploration well. Drilling was halted on March 5, 2016 after an operations incident on the Stena IceMAX drillship. After securing the exploration well with two barriers and successfully disconnecting to ride out heavy weather, the riser […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has signed a farm-in agreement for the Frontier Exploration Licence 2/14 offshore Ireland with Cairn Energy. The FEL 2/14 drilling project lies in 2,250-meter water depth in the southern Porcupine Basin and is located some 220 kilometers off the southwest coast of Ireland. Providence said on Wednesday […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Stena IceMAX Drillship, owned by the UK company Stena Drilling, arrived in the Nova Scotia’s waters on Tuesday. The vessel will work on Shell Canada’s $1 billion exploration program in the Shelburne Basin, about 250 kilometres off southwestern Nova Scotia. Shell submitted a successful bid for the area in 2012, and Shell’s Shelburne Basin Venture […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has received consent from the Minister of Communications, Climate Action, and Environment for the transfer of 30 percent equity in FEL 2/14 off Ireland to Capricorn. Providence said on Monday that the consent followed the March farm-in by Capricorn, a subsidiary of Cairn Energy, where Capricorn will partner […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil major Royal Dutch Shell has completed drilling operations at the Monterey Jack well, offshore Nova Scotia.  The well is located in the Shelburne Basin, about 250 kilometers off southwestern Nova Scotia. Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) said last Friday that Shell would be abandoning Monterey Jack well, a standard practice upon completion of drilling. […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    On Saturday, March 5, Shell Canada notified the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) of an operational incident on the Stena IceMAX drillship. According to the company’s report, the rig drilling its Cheshire exploration well 225 km offshore Nova Scotia successfully disconnected from the well in advance of severe weather. Precautionary procedures were taken and […]

  • 8 May 2013

    Shell has started drilling at Cebus prospect (GM-ES-4), the third well of the current four well exploration programme in the Guyane Maritime Permit (French Guiana), Northern Petroleum, which holds a stake in the permit, has announced. The drilling operations are being conducted with the Stena Ice Max drillship. Northern through holding 50 per cent of Northpet […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Shell will plug and abandon the GM-ES-5 well, offshore French Guiana, after failing to hit oil, a partner in the licence said. Northern Petroleum Plc, which owns a share in the area said that the GM-ES-5, the final well of the 2012 -2013 four well exploration programme in the Shell-operated Guyane Maritime Permit (offshore French […]

  • 13 July 2018

    France’s Total has farmed into an offshore block sitting in Irelands’ Porcupine Basin, some 220 kilometers off the southwest coast of Ireland