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  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Vantage Drilling has entered into a contract with New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum S.A. (New Age) for its jack-up rig Topaz Driller to perform drilling services in Cameroon.

  • 27 April 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Vantage Drilling has secured a drilling contract for its jack-up rig the Topaz Driller with Total in Gabon. 

  • 17 July 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Vantage Drilling has secured a contract for one of its jack-up drilling rigs, the Topaz Driller. The Topaz Driller has been awarded a six-month contract with PETRONAS Carigali Ketapang for work in Indonesia, after completion of the current contract with Ophir Energy in Thailand. “This continues the 100% utilization of our premium jack-up fleet into […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling has managed to score yet another job for its Topaz Driller jack-up rig in West Africa, which will keep the rig busy until the end of the year. The driller said on Thursday the 2009-built Topaz Driller had secured a deal with the oil company Vaalco. Vaalco will use the […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Tower Resources has via its Cameroon subsidiary hired the Topaz Driller jack-up rig from Vantage Drilling for drilling operations offshore Cameroon in 2019.

  • 15 February 2017

    Houston-based offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling has said that its jack-up drilling rig, the Topaz Driller, will be returning to work, this time offshore Thailand. According to the company’s latest fleet status report, the new contract for the Topaz Driller is with Ophir Energy’s Thailand entity. The rig has been in a warm stack mode since the […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Oil and gas company Vaalco Energy is planning to start its drilling campaign offshore Gabon next month.  According to Vaalco’s update on Wednesday, Vantage Drilling has notified Vaalco that it expects to release the Topaz Driller jack-up rig to Vaalco in early September following completion of Eni’s Gabon drilling operations. It is worth mentioning that the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Vantage Drilling has entered into a contract with Eni for its premium jack-up rig, the Topaz Driller, to perform drilling services offshore of Montenegro. Vantage said on Tuesday that the contract with Eni is for 180 days. Ihab Toma, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Securing this contract during these challenging times demonstrates that Vantage, […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Vantage Drilling saw its revenue rise and net loss shrink in the second quarter of 2018.

  • 28 August 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Tower Resources has decided to change the rig which will be used to drill its well on the Thali block offshore Cameroon. As a result, Tower has released Vantage’s Topaz Driller jack-up in favor of a COSL-owned rig.

  • 22 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    New Age has started drilling the IM-6 appraisal well at the Etinde block offshore Cameroon using the Topaz Driller jack-up rig.

  • 14 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Vantage Drilling Company announced today a contract award for a drilling program in Southeast Asia consisting of two wells plus an option well. The anticipated duration of the first two wells is fourteen months. The contract is anticipated to commence in the third quarter 2011 utilizing the Topaz Driller, or alternatively the Emerald Driller(photo1) or […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Houston-based Vaalco Energy has encountered oil sands in its Etame appraisal well located offshore Gabon. 

  • 13 September 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Vaalco Energy has started its 2019/2020 drilling campaign and spud the Etame 9P appraisal wellbore at the Etame field offshore Gabon.

  • 29 March 2018

    Cameroon focused Bowleven expects to spud the first of two appraisal wells at its Etinde permit in the second quarter of 2018.

  • 8 May 2019

    Oil company Tower Resources is delaying its Cameroon offshore drilling plans citing the need for further site preparation at the well location.

  • 11 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Vantage Drilling’s Topaz Driller jack-up rig has arrived in Cameroon waters to work on the Etinde permit.

  • 14 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Houston-based oil and gas company Vaalco Energy has completed workover operations on the South East Etame 2H well offshore Gabon.

  • 16 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    London-listed oil firm Tower Resources hopes to spud its NJOM 3 well offshore Cameroon in the last week of May. The company is in the meantime working on securing the funds both for the well and for the Njonji field development.

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Vantage Drilling posted a net loss for the last quarter of 2016 amid low jack-up and deepwater rig utilization.  The driller, with a fleet of three drillships and four jack-up drilling rigs, on Thursday reported a net loss of approximately $41.1 million for the three months ended December 31, 2016, as compared to […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Vaalco Energy has started drilling its first development well in the 2019/2020 drilling program offshore Gabon, which should add additional production in December. Vaalco started its 2019/2020 drilling campaign and spud the Etame 9P appraisal wellbore at the Etame field last September. The company is using the Topaz Driller jack-up rig for these operations. By […]

  • 12 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Vantage Drilling Company announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent for the Sapphire Driller, subject to final customer approval for a three well drilling program in West Africa, with an option for a fourth well. The anticipated duration of the contract is for four months with operations commencing as soon as […]