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  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Bentec, a manufacturer of drilling rigs and oilfield equipment has won three multi-million dollar contracts. The company has also confirmed its further expansion into offshore market. Offshore Rig Contract Award Bentec will build its first complete drilling rig for Nobel Oil Ltd for offshore operations in the Caspian Sea, off the coast of Azerbaijan. The […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Songa Venus achieved operating efficiency of 96% during the month, the rig continued its work on the first out of 3 firm wells for Shell Development (Australia). Shell confirmed and exercised first out of 3 optional wells, this well has further been assigned to MEO Australia Limited. Songa Mercur achieved operating efficiency of 98% during […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Vantage Drilling Company (Vantage) announced yesterday, Nov. 20, that it has entered into a joint venture with an affiliate of Skeie Group and other investors for purposes of constructing a new, high specification drillship at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.’s yard in South Korea. Through its investment of $31 million in the joint venture […]

  • 3 May 2013

    Fincantieri, one of the largest shipbuilding groups in the world, is showing its strong commitment in the offshore market, not only through its new subsidiary VARD (previously known as STX OSV), but also by providing the market with the next generation of drillship: the “OVERDRILL design” which will put the drilling contractors in condition to […]

  • 28 February 2014

    China’s rig builder CIMC Raffles has started construction of a second seven-generation ultra-deepwater submersible drilling rig for Frigstad Deepwater.   The steel cutting ceremony was held this morning in the company’s Haiyang production base. Harald Frigstad, the President of Frigstad and Yu Ya, President of CIMC Raffles started the steel cutting machine together. Harald Frigstad said: […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 10 Dec. 2012, CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd.  delivered the 300feet Super M2 Jack-up drilling rig the Caspian Driller at OJSC ‘Krasnye Barrikady’ Shipyard (hereinafter raftered to as KB) in Astrakhan, Russia. The delivery of the Jack-up drilling rig has been made possible by the mutual hard work of the overseas shipyard and CIIMC Raffles, […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Borr Drilling Limited has signed a master agreement for the acquisition of nine premium jack-up rigs from Sembcorp Marine’s PPL Shipyard. Borr Drilling said last Friday that the acquisition would increase the company’s fleet to a total of 26 jack-up rigs once all rigs under construction at the shipyard have been delivered. The […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri, one of the largest shipbuilding groups in the world, is showing its strong commitment in the offshore market, not only through its new subsidiary VARD (previously known as STX OSV), but also by providing the market with the next generation of drillship: the “OVERDRILL design” which will put the drilling contractors in condition to […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Frigstad Offshore is looking has started a tender process with shipyards in Asia to price a new generation harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 8 December 2014
    Exploration & Production

    Mermaid Maritime, a provider of subsea and drilling services for the offshore oil and gas industry, has marked the start of the construction of two of its offshore units, a vessel and a rig. The company took part in a steel cutting ceremonies for its performance class tender rig ‘MTR-3’ and DP2 multipurpose subsea dive […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Norway’s Aker Solutions has acquired Managed Pressure Operations International, Ltd. (MPO), a company that has successfully developed the next generation of continuous circulation, riser gas handling and managed pressure drilling systems. The acquisition places Aker Solutions at the forefront of technology development in the market for managed pressure drilling (MPD) which is seen as a […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aker Solutions has acquired Managed Pressure Operations International, Ltd. (MPO), a company that has successfully developed the next generation of continuous circulation, riser gas handling and managed pressure drilling systems. The acquisition places Aker Solutions at the forefront of technology development in the market for managed pressure drilling (MPD) which is seen as a key […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Aker Solutions has acquired Managed Pressure Operations International, a company that has successfully developed the next generation of continuous circulation, riser gas handling and managed pressure drilling systems. The acquisition places Aker Solutions at the forefront of technology development in the market for managed pressure drilling (MPD) which is seen as a key technology enabling […]

  • 8 December 2014

    Mermaid Maritime has officially marked the start of its new vessel / rig construction by participating in a steel cutting ceremony for its performance class tender rig ‘MTR-3’ and DP2 multipurpose subsea dive support and construction vessel ‘Mermaid Ausana’. The ceremony took place at the shipyards of China Merchants Heavy Industry in China in Nantong […]

  • 4 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    GE Oil & Gas’ drilling & production business has been awarded two contracts totaling more than $120 million by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd (DSME) of South Korea, one of the world’s leading specialized shipbuilding and offshore contractors. Under the first contract, GE will supply a blowout preventer (BOP) stack and controls system, […]

  • 10 May 2011

      Vantage Drilling Company today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd to construct an ultra-deepwater drillship further expanding the Company’s ultra-deepwater drilling fleet. The Company plans to name the drillship Tungsten Explorer. The agreement is a fixed price turnkey contract for the construction of the […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has appointed Steve Gilbert to lead its asset management and decommissioning operations programme internationally for operators and manufacturers in the oil and gas sector. Steve will be based in Aberdeen and brings a wealth of experience to the job, having spent more than 25 years in the industry. “Assessing the cost of […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance

        Vantage Drilling Company yesterday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd (“DSME”) to construct an ultra-deepwater drillship further expanding the Company’s ultra-deepwater drilling fleet. The Company plans to name the drillship Tungsten Explorer. The agreement is a fixed price turnkey contract for the construction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    TTS Group ASA has through its subsidiary TTS Offshore Handling Equipment AS in Norway, signed a contract with a total value of approx. 120 MNOK. The contract is with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. in Korea and concerns delivery of four large offshore cranes, additional equipment for riser handling and pipe handling for […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Keppel AmFELS, a shipyard strategically located at the gateway of the Gulf of Mexico, Brownswille, Texas has secured a contract from Diamond Offshore to construct and upgrade a moored semisubmersible rig with delivery scheduled for 3Q 2013. The estimated shipyard contract price is approximately US$150 million. The rig, to be named Ocean Onyx, will be constructed […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lloyd’s Register (LR), an engineering, technical and business services organization, has appointed Steve Gilbert as the organization’s new director of asset management and decommissioning.  LR said that Gilbert, an industry veteran, would lead the asset management and decommissioning operations program internationally for operators and manufacturers in the oil and gas sector. Gilbert will be based […]