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  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Vryhof’s mooring business, Deep Sea Mooring, has signed a multi-year agreement with Diamond Offshore.

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Black Diamond’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed update will guide construction and development along a total of 6.6 miles of shoreline on Lake Sawyer and Covington Creek in Black Diamond. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    C-Diamond, a provider of subsea cutting solutions to the offshore industry and a joint venture between C-Innovation and 1Diamond, has appointed Harald Ramfjord as president. Ramfjord, who held senior management positions at Beerenberg Corp before its acquisition by Quanta Services, will be based in Houston. C-Diamond is organized in the US and will have operations […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Deep Sea Mooring (DSM), a Vryhof company, has signed a multi-year agreement with Diamond Offshore. Under the terms of the agreement, DSM will provide mooring and related equipment to several of Diamond’s rigs. In addition, the company will work closely with Diamond in developing Diamond’s Mooring Integrity Management System (MIMS) for offshore operations. MIMS was […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Oil and gas company Niko Resources has reached a settlement agreement with offshore drilling contractor Diamond Offshore over drilling contracts for the pair of semi-submersible rigs Ocean Lexington and Ocean Monarch.  Niko hired Diamond’s semi-sub Ocean Monarch in 2011 for a four-year term with the option of one additional year. The contract started in 2012 […]

  • 21 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. today reported net income for the first quarter of 2011 of $250.6 million, or $1.80 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $290.9 million, or $2.09 per share on a diluted basis, in the same period a year earlier. Revenues in the first quarter of 2011 were […]

  • 25 June 2014

    Black Diamond, a provider of remote workforce housing in North America announced that Black Diamond Dene has acquired an operating camp lease and certain related infrastructure of a remote workforce housing lodge in the Horn River area of northeastern British Columbia. Located at kilometre 90 on Komie Road, three hours north of Fort Nelson, B.C., […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The world’s largest and most advanced diamond exploration and sampling vessel, the mv SS Nujoma, is set to start exploring for diamond deposits in Namibian waters, following its official inauguration. The $157-million vessel will enable Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between the Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers Group, to explore diamond […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc, a U.S. based drilling contractor, has entered into a contract with Jurong Shipyard of Singapore to build a moored semisubmersible rig with delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2014. Total cost for the project is expected to be approximately $370 million, including commissioning, spares and project management, but excluding capitalized […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. announced that a subsidiary has entered into a contract with Jurong Shipyard of Singapore to build a moored semisubmersible rig with delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2014. Total cost for the project is expected to be approximately $370 million, including commissioning, spares and project management, but excluding capitalized interest. […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. today announced that a subsidiary, Diamond Offshore Drilling Limited, has exercised its option to build a third ultra-deepwater drillship with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. with delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2014. Total cost, including commissioning, spares and project management, is estimated to be approximately $610 million and is […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore has taken delivery of the Ocean BlackHawk, the first of four newbuild ultra-deepwater drillships. According to Diamond Offshore’s President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Dickerson, the vessel will soon begin a journey to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, where it will embark on a five year contract with Anadarko. Mr. Dickerson also informed […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. announced today that Lawrence R. Dickerson, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to retire after more than 30 years of service. “I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Larry for the past 25 years,” said James Tisch, Chairman of the Board of Diamond Offshore. “Diamond Offshore has […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. today announced that a subsidiary, Diamond Offshore Drilling Limited, has exercised its option to build a third ultra-deepwater drillship with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. with delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2014. Total cost, including commissioning, spares and project management, is estimated to be approximately $610 million and […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Houston-based drilling contractor Diamond Offshore has informed that its new drilling rig the Ocean GreatWhite is now under a reduced standby rate with the oil major BP.  Diamond’s harsh-environment sixth-generation, semi-submersible drilling rig, the Ocean GreatWhite, was delivered by South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries in July 2016. Ocean GreatWhite, measuring 123 m in length and 78 m in […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Diamond Offshore and Petrobras have settled a lawsuit related to an early rig contract termination back from 2016. 

  • 12 January 2011

    Dolat Ventures Inc. announced the expansion of the diamonds operations at the Baimbawai Pool in the Sewa River along with the expansion into gold and other rare minerals. Dovid Hauck, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “With the continued increase in rough diamond prices, we believe this is the time to expand our mining operations. Diamonds currently […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore has appointed Marc Edwards as its president, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective March 3, 2014. Mark Edwards succeeds Lawrence Dickerson, who announced his intent to retire in September 2013 after almost 30 years of continuous service to the Company. James S. Tisch, Chairman of the Diamond Offshore […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Following a decision by the British oil major BP to abandon its Great Australian Bight drilling program, Diamond Offshore has confirmed that the Ocean GreatWhite rig, that was due to drill offshore Australia for BP, will stay under a contract with the oil company.  Diamond Offshore Drilling said on Tuesday it has been notified by its customer, […]

  • 3 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.  announced that a subsidiary, Diamond Offshore Drilling Limited, has exercised its option to build a second ultra-deepwater drillship with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. with delivery scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2013. Total cost, including commissioning, spares and project management, is expected to be approximately $590 million and is […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling and Trelleborg’s offshore operation have entered a Joint Development Agreement to develop, manufacture and market Helical Buoyancy riser technology developed by Diamond Offshore. According to a press release by Diamond Offshore, this patented riser buoyancy design reduces riser drag and mitigates Vortex-Induced Vibration in offshore applications and enables improved operational efficiency. […]

  • 17 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.  today announced that a subsidiary of the Company has entered into two term drilling contracts with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. The contracts, which will utilize Diamond Offshore’s two new-build drillships now on order, are expected to generate combined maximum total revenue of approximately $1.8 billion and represent 10 years of contract drilling […]