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  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Seadrill has secured a firm contract for one well and one drill stem test with Statoil for the West Saturn drillship in Brazil. According to Statoil’s statement on Thursday, the exploration drilling with the Seadrill rig will be done in the BM-S-8 license in the Santos basin offshore Brazil, which contains parts of the […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian energy giant Statoil is about to start drilling on the Carcará discovery offshore Brazil, using a Seadrill-owned drillship.  According to information obtained by Offshore Energy Today from a Statoil spokesperson, the Norwegian company is about to start a drill stem test on the Carcará discovery and then drill the Guanxuma prospect in BM-S-8 license in the Santos […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil giant ExxonMobil started drilling operations on the Mesurado-1 exploration well offshore Liberia on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. According to Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (COPL), an international oil and gas exploration and development company and a partner in the project, Exxon is utilizing Seadrill’s 2014-built drillship West Saturn. The well, targeting oil in Late Cretacous sands, is […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Seadrill Limited, in cooperation with indigenous partner Field Offshore Design Engineering Nigeria Limited has secured a contract with Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship West Saturn, in support of the ERHA North Phase 2 project in Nigeria. The contract is for a firm period of […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill in cooperation with indigenous partner Field Offshore Design Engineering Nigeria Limited has secured a contract with Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship West Saturn, in support of the ERHA North Phase 2 project in Nigeria. The contract is for a firm period of two […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil company Ophir Energy is planning to spud an exploration well off Ivory Coast in May with the Seadrill-owned drillship West Saturn.  Ophir entered the country in 2016 by signing a production sharing contract with African Petroleum for Block CI-513. The agreement entailed drilling an exploration well within two years of the signing of the PSC. The company […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Ophir Energy started drilling the Ayamé-1X exploration well, offshore Ivory Coast, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, using the Seadrill-owned West Saturn drillship. The well, operated by Ophir Energy, is located on the CI-513 license. African Petroleum holds a 45% interest in the license, with Ophir Energy holding 45% and PETROCI the remaining 10%. Ophir took […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    African Petroleum informed the Ayamé-1X exploration well, offshore Ivory Coast, was spudded on Saturday April 29, 2017 using the Seadrill West Saturn drillship. The well, operated by Ophir Energy, is located on the CI-513 licence. African Petroleum holds a 45% interest in the licence, with Ophir Energy holding 45% and PETROCI the remaining 10%. The Ayamé […]

  • 7 March 2018

    UK-based Ophir Energy has decided to exit from Block 513 offshore Cote d’Ivoire.

  • 19 December 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Exxon Mobil has failed in its effort to find oil offshore Liberia. According to Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited, ExxonMobil’s partner in the Mesurado-1 well, the well is dry. Drilling started on the Mesurado-1 exploration well on November 21, 2016 utilizing the West Saturn drillship owned by Seadrill. The Mesurado-1 well is located about 50 miles offshore Liberia […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (COPL) has not to give up on the Liberian offshore oil and gas space after a recent duster with the Mesurado well in partnership with ExxonMobil. While the current production sharing contract (PSC) for LB-13 block with ExxonMobil and COPL – where the well was drilled –  was terminated effective September […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Oil company Ophir Energy has failed to find ‘significant hydrocarbons’ in the Ayame-1X exploration well in Block 513, offshore Ivory Coast.  The Ayame-1 was Ophir’s first deepwater operated well in almost three years. The well was spud at the end of April with the Seadrill-owned drillship West Saturn. Ophir said on Monday that the well has reached […]

  • 28 February 2017

    Offshore driller Seadrill Limited laid off 1.724 workers in 2016 in a cost cutting move, as offshore drillers have been hurt by low activity levels caused by depressed oil prices. The company on Thursday said that the headcount had been reduced from 6.995 at year end 2015 to 5.271 at year end 2016. Of the […]

  • 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.

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Seadrill has seen an improvement in the offshore drilling market throughout 2019. Although the pace of the recovery has slowed down at the beginning of 2020, Seadrill expects continued market recovery over the remainder of the year.

  • 29 August 2018

    Brazil has become a core area for the Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor with daily oil production of over 90 000 barrels per day from current fields and with expected investments of more than $15 billion until 2030. 

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    GAC Marine has been awarded two contracts by Petronas Carigali to provide marine services for its development of the Garagol Deniz West field in the Caspian Sea.

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine has taken delivery of all six 10,000 TEU containerships with the addition of the final one, the Hyundai Pluto, on July 6. The new boxships started joining the company’s fleet in January 2016, when the first vessel of the type, the Hyundai Earth, joined its owner, followed shorty by […]

  • 15 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Energean Oil & Gas announces the inauguration of the new drilling operations in the Prinos oil field, aiming to increase oil production to 5,000 bbls/day, in accordance with the company’s “Prinos5000” project. The project was officially inaugurated in an opening ceremony held last week in Kavala by Deputy Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we bring you the Hyundai Saturn, the first of five Hyundai Merchant Marine’s (HMM) ships in the G6 Alliance’s New York Express (NYX) service calling the port of New York and New Jersey through the Expanded Panama Canal.  Vancouver-based terminal operator Global Container Terminals (GCT) welcomed the ship to its terminal GCT […]

  • 30 July 2008

    BP’s big-spending plans for block 31 offshore Angola have meant a huge bonanza for the offshore contracting industry with Holland’s Heerema Marine Contractors and Subsea 7 announcing new deals as a result of the US $10 Bn West African investment. Heerema said today it has landed its largest ever contract as a result of the […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    GSP Offshore announces that the GSP Saturn jack-up rig will provide offshore drilling services in Pechora Sea, in the south eastern part of the Barents Sea, on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation. GSP Saturn will carry out operations under a two year contract, 2014 – 2015 with extension option for one year. The […]