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  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Aquamarine Subsea has been awarded a frame agreement with offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore for classing of high-pressure manifolds on Songa’s four Cat D rigs. Aquamarine said that the duration of the contract was five years with an option to extend the deal for an additional five years. The scope of the deal will see […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Exploration & Production

    The rig dispute between the offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore and the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) is yet to be resolved. The dispute between the pair remains unresolved even after the delivery of all four Cat D rigs, that Songa ordered from DSME in 2011 and 2012, with the fourth […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore on Thursday took delivery of its fourth and final Cat D rig, Songa Enabler, from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea. Songa Enabler is the last rig in a series of four Category D rigs specifically built for and contracted to Statoil. According to its owner, Songa Enabler will shortly depart […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Songa Offshore has agreed upon final delivery dates for Cat D rigs with South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). To remind, Statoil awarded the contract for construction of two Cat D rigs to Songa in 2011 and they were scheduled for delivery in 2014. The second order for two more Cat D rigs was […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Finland’s Wärtsilä has signed a five-year technical management and services agreement with Songa Offshore for four Cat D type semi-submersible drilling rigs operating in the North Sea. Wärtsilä said on Tuesday that the company would ensure optimal performance and maximum availability of the Wärtsilä engines and thrusters on board Songa’s drilling rigs, which operate in […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has informed that one of its Cat D rigs operating for Statoil offshore Norway has experienced a blowout preventer (BOP) failure.  According to the owner of the rig, while performing a final test on location, Songa Endurance experienced BOP equipment failure, which is currently being repaired. Songa Offshore said […]

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

    PSW Group has been awarded a contract with Transocean for storage and maintenance of blowout preventers (BOP) for Cat-D rigs.

  • 4 January 2017
    Exploration & Production

    A water leakage on board Songa Offshore’s Cat D rig Songa Encourage has prompted an investigation to identify the cause of the incident.  The drilling contractor said on Monday, January 2, 2017, that a water ingress was observed in a pump room on board the Cat D semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Encourage. The drilling unit is presently working […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Songa Offshore, an international midwater drilling contractor, has returned to profit and doubled its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015 when compared to the same period the year before.  The drilling contractor came back from a loss of $51 million in the 4Q 2014 to a $34 million profit in the fourth quarter of […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore has launched a new refinancing package that will enable the company to take delivery of its fourth and final Cat D rig, the Songa Enabler, while the driller’s client Statoil has reduced the contract duration for two Cat D rigs already in operation.  Songa Offshore’s refinancing package includes the issuance […]

  • 25 November 2013

    Songa Offshore SE has today proposed a comprehensive refinancing by way of raising up to USD 425 million in new capital.   The amount would be raised by way of a combination of   a fully guaranteed equity issue through a private placement with gross proceeds in the amount of approximately USD 250 million (NOK […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore informed on Friday that its fourth and last Cat D rig has started working for Statoil in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway.  The drilling contractor said that its rig Songa Enabler started drilling operations on Friday, July 29, 2016 under its eight-year drilling contract on the Norwegian continental shelf. Songa Enabler is the […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore, an Oslo-listed offshore drilling contractor, is standing its ground regarding the dispute with South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co (DSME) over two drilling rigs, the Songa Equinox and Songa Endurance. To remind DSME, which built four Cat D rigs for Songa Offshore, in 2015 launched arbitration proceedings in respect of the construction contracts for […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Aquamarine Subsea has been awarded a frame agreement with Songa Offshore for provision of a ‘Continuous Class Program’ for the high pressure manifolds on the four CAT D rigs. The duration of the contract is 5 years with an option of 5 additional years. The scope is to be responsible for the continuous classing of […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore has informed that its client Statoil will suspend the contract for the semi-submersible rig Songa Delta after the current well, Slemmestad, in the North Sea. Songa informed on Tuesday that from end of June 2016, the rig will go on 75% suspension rate of $277,000 per day. The rig’s current […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore saw a decrease in April earnings for one of its Cat D drilling rigs due to damage to non-drilling equipment.  The driller said on Wednesday that the Songa Encourage rig achieved an operating efficiency of 91% and an earnings efficiency of 88% for the month, working for Statoil in Norway. According […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian oil company Statoil will suspend the contract for Songa Offshore’s Cat D rig Songa Enabler when the current well on the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea is completed. According to the rig’s owner, the earliest estimate for completion  of the Barents Sea well is from the end of November 2016, according to the current […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Business & Finance

      Songa Offshore SE announces that its 100% owned subsidiary, Songa Rig AS, has received and accepted a Letter of Award (LOA) from Statoil for two newbuild “cat D” semisubmersible rigs. This award follows the agreement of July 2011 between Songa Rig AS and Statoil for the first two cat D rigs. The contract period […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has informed that another one of its Cat D drilling rigs has experienced blowout preventer (BOP) related operational issues.  According to Songa Offshore’s January fleet update, the company’s Cat D drilling rig Songa Equinox performed weather related repairs until January 12, 2015, when it returned to operations. However, this was not […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has taken delivery of Songa Encourage from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea. This is Songa’s third Category D rig delivered from DSME, the first two being Songa Equinox, delivered in June, and Songa Endurance, delivered in August. All four rigs have been specifically built for and contracted […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Songa Offshore’s first Cat D rig, Songa Equinox, has started drilling operations at the Troll Field, offshore Norway, under its eight-year drilling contract with Statoil.  The rig is now on operating rate, Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, reported on Monday. The rig’s dayrate with Statoil is $484 000 and the contract has four additional three-year […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Songa Offshore is pressing on with its defence in an arbitration case with South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME).  According to Songa Offshore’s statement on Monday, the drilling contractor submitted its defence in the arbitrations initiated by DSME in 2015, regarding the first two Cat D rigs DSME built for […]