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  • 18 September 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company ExxonMobil has chartered Seadrill Partners’ semi-submersible drilling rig for an offshore well in Canada.

  • 19 September 2018
    Exploration & Production

    An offshore worker has been injured while working on Seadrill’s West Aquarius rig off Canada for BP. 

  • 24 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    BP has resumed drilling operations offshore Nova Scotia, Canada, after it had stopped it following an offshore leak in June.

  • 9 April 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Canadian offshore regulator has authorized BP to start preparations for drilling an exploration well offshore Nova Scotia with the Seadrill-owned West Aquarius rig.

  • 8 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Canadian authorities have approved BP’s plans to drill a sidetrack well at the Aspy D-11 well site, offshore Newfoundland.

  • 21 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Oil major ExxonMobil has started drilling operations on a well located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. 

  • 12 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Oil major BP has moved the West Aquarius drilling rig from its well located offshore Canada due to Hurricane Chris. 

  • 14 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    International oil and gas exploration and production giant Statoil has reached an agreement to use Seadrill’s West Aquarius deepwater drilling rig for its 2012-2013 exploration activities offshore Newfoundland, Canada. “We have ambitious exploration targets offshore Newfoundland, and securing rig capacity is essential for reaching those targets,” says Geir Richardsen, head of Exploration for Statoil in […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Seadrill Partners LLC has secured a one-well contract with BP for the West Aquarius rig in eastern Canada. According to Seadrill’s statement on Friday, the contract is expected to start in the second quarter of 2018. The backlog for the contract, estimated to be a maximum of 120 days, is expected to be […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    BP has completed the plugging and abandonment of the Aspy-1 well offshore Nova Scotia, Canada, and the drilling rig has moved away.

  • 13 February 2017

    Seadrill Partners has secured a contract for one of its offshore drilling rigs with Statoil. According to the driller, the contract is for two wells plus a two well option for the West Aquarius rig with Statoil, offshore eastern Canada. The contract is expected to start in the second quarter of 2017 following the conclusion […]

  • 29 April 2014

    Two drilling rigs located offshore Newfoundland, Canada have disconnected from their respective wells ahead of incoming icebergs. According to a tweet by The Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board, dated April 27, as a precaution, the Henry Goodrich and West Aquarius rigs have safely disconnected from their wells due to approaching icebergs. The Henry Goodrich, owned by Transocean, […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has reached an agreement to use Seadrill’s West Aquarius deepwater drilling rig for Statoil’s 2012-2013 exploration activities offshore Newfoundland, Canada. “We have ambitious exploration targets offshore Newfoundland, and securing rig capacity is essential for reaching those targets,” says Geir Richardsen, head of Exploration for Statoil in Canada. “We look forward to putting this rig’s […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Exploration & Production

    BP Canada on Friday reported an unauthorized spill of synthetic-based drilling mud (SBM) from the West Aquarius drilling rig, offshore Canada.

  • 17 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Bermuda-based offshore deepwater drilling contractor, Seadrill, has been awarded a two-year extension for its ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig West Aquarius which is currently operating in Asia under a worldwide contract for ExxonMobil. It is anticipated that the extension period will primarily involve operations in the North Atlantic area. An estimated period of 106 days will be […]

  • 11 October 2013

    Seadrill Partners LLC announces today that as part of a settlement agreement with it has agreed to non-payment for 37 days during the recent mobilization period as a result of the time required for the ultra-deepwater harsh environment semi-submersible West Aquarius to complete modifications and repairs in order to meet the regulatory requirements for operations […]

  • 25 January 2013

    Check out this video in which Harris Pye installs new ROV deck on Seadrill’s semi submersible rig West Aquarius. Harris Pye is a rapidly expanding global organisation specialising in the provision of repairs, upgrades and conversions to the marine, offshore oil and gas and associated onshore industrial sectors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7q8MP4ecY4   [mappress] January 25, 2013

  • 17 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill has been awarded a two-year extension for the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig West Aquarius which is currently operating in Asia under a worldwide contract for ExxonMobil. It is anticipated that the extension period will primarily involve operations in the North Atlantic area. An estimated period of 106 days will be required to mobilize the rig […]

  • 10 July 2017

    Norwegian oil company Statoil and its Canadian partner Husky Energy have not been able to find oil and gas in their latest drilling campaign offshore Canada. Statoil has said it has, together with Husky, completed a two-well exploration drilling program in the Flemish Pass Basin offshore Newfoundland. Both wells were drilled by the Seadrill West […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling company Seadrill Partners’ second-quarter revenues rose, boosted by a rig litigation win.

  • 19 June 2014

    Seadrill Partners LLC  plans to offer 6,100,000 common units representing limited liability company interests in a public offering. In addition, Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill”) has agreed to purchase directly from Seadrill Partners, in a private placement, at least $100.0 million of common units to close concurrently with the public offering of common units. The Company intends […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Seadrill Partners, today announced that it has started an initial public offering of 8,750,000 common units, and, according to Reuters, the company plans to raise as much as $193 million. Seadrill Partners, a subsidiary of international drilling contractor Seadrill Limited, intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day over-allotment option to purchase up to 1,312,500 additional […]