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  • 23 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 17 June 2011, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) granted an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) to the Rowan Stavanger mobile living quarters and drilling facility, operated by Rowan Drilling Norway AS (Rowan Drilling). This AoC only applies for use as a living quarters facility. The AoC is an acknowledgement from the PSA which expresses […]

  • 18 November 2013

    The PSA Norway has issued a notification of order to Rowan Drilling Norway AS (Rowan Drilling) following an audit of the Rowan Gorilla VI mobile drilling facility. The audit identified serious breaches of the regulations. Between 24 September 2013 and 17 October 2013, the PSA carried out an audit of Rowan Drilling within the field […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Dron & Dickson, specialists in design, supply and maintenance of hazardous area electrical equipment, has secured a two-year contract with Rowan Drilling. The project will see Dron & Dickson providing lighting and electrical equipment to Rowan Drilling’s offshore assets in the UK North Sea for the next two years. Tom Irwin, Business Development Manager at […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 27 March 2012, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) granted Rowan Drilling Norway AS  an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the jack-up drilling rig Rowan Stavanger. Rowan Stavanger has had an AoC as a living quarters facility since June 2011. This AoC has now been expanded to include drilling.  Rowan Stavanger is a jack-up […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Talisman Energy Norge AS has received consent to use Rowan Stavanger to drill three sidetrack wells on the Varg field. The consent relates to drilling of three sidetracks in wells 15/12-A-3 B, 15/12-A-12 E and 15/12-A-1 B on the Varg field. Water depth at the site is 87 metres and the planned duration of drilling […]

  • 9 January 2013

    Rowan Drilling’s jack-up rig Rowan Norway has been granted an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the Norwegian authorities. This means that the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway considers the rig to be in compliance with relevant requirements in the Norwegian petroleum activities regulations. If the facility operates outside the Norwegian shelf, the owner can choose whether […]

  • 31 August 2010

    Keppel AmFELS L.L.C., the U.S. wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), is on track to deliver the second of four EXL rigs to Rowan Drilling Companies, Inc. (Rowan) on time, within budget and with zero lost-time incidents. The rig, christened Rowan EXL-II last Friday, is scheduled for delivery on 31 August […]

  • 9 May 2010

    Keppel AmFELS Inc., the US wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), has delivered the first of four EXL rigs to Rowan Drilling Company, Inc. (Rowan) safely, on time and within budget. The rig, christened Rowan EXL I at the yard last Saturday, is expected to be deployed for work immediately after […]

  • 24 November 2013

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  • 12 April 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Rowan Companies has renamed its latest additions to the rig fleet to honor the legacy of two former employees.

  • 22 February 2013

    Rowan Drilling has secured a new contract for its jack-up rig Rowan California in the Middle East. The drilling contractor revealed in its fleet status update for February that the rig will be hired by Maersk Oil. The Denmark-based oil company will use the rig for drilling operations offshore Qatar. The contract is scheduled to […]

  • 30 August 2010

    Keppel AmFELS L.L.C., the U.S. wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), is on track to deliver the second of four EXL rigs to Rowan Drilling Companies, Inc. (Rowan) on time, within budget and with zero lost-time incidents. The rig, christened Rowan EXL-II last Friday, is scheduled for delivery on 31 August […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rowan Companies has been awarded contracts for two of its jack-up rigs.   The Houston-based drilling contractor said that Carigali Hess Malaysia has extended a contract for the EXL IV jack-up rig in Malaysia. The one year extension begins in December this year, with a day rate set at $159.000. The rig’s current day rate […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Tower Resources plc, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Neptune Petroleum (Namibia) Limited, informed that it has received formal notification from Repsol Exploration (Namibia) (Pty) Limited, the Operator of Namibia PEL0010 (Neptune 30% working interest), that the Rowan Renaissance Drillship spudded the Welwitschia-1 well at 14:40 GMT on 23 April, 2014. The Welwitschia-1 prospect which is targeting […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Repsol’s Norwegian unit, Repsol Norge, has received consent from the country’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) for the use of Rowan Stavanger jack-up rig for permanent plugging of wells on the Varg field off Norway.  The wells to be plugged are in production license 038 which is in the southern sector of the North Sea, around […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    On 17 and 18 June 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway carried out an audit of Statoil and Rowan Gorilla VI within the disciplines of maintenance management, logistics (cranes and lifting), drilling and well technology, and emergency preparedness. The purpose of the audit was to assess whether Rowan Drilling Norway (Rowan) is meeting the regulatory […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    CEO: Contract for newbuild drillship expected in the coming months

  • 3 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    For the three months ended September 30, 2010, Rowan Companies, Inc. generated net income of $67.2 million or $0.57 per share, compared to $78.4 million or $0.69 per share in the third quarter of 2009. Revenues were $437.9 million in the third quarter of 2010, compared to $393.4 million in the third quarter of 2009. […]

  • 30 April 2015

    The winners of awards celebrating the people and companies striving to ensure North Sea oil and gas operations are as safe as they can be were named at a lunchtime awards ceremony in Aberdeen yesterday, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. It was the fifth UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards – jointly organised by Oil & […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      For the three months ended December 31, 2010, Rowan Companies, Inc. (“Rowan” or the “Company”)  generated net income of $57.3 million or $0.45 per share, compared to $60.8 million or $0.53 per share in the fourth quarter of 2009. Revenues were $458.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to $399.8 million in […]

  • 27 March 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has revealed the names of the workers “striving to ensure safety in the UK offshore oil and gas industry” yesterday, March 26, 2015.  There were over 100 nominations to the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards, jointly organised by Oil & Gas UK and Step Change in Safety, with Maersk […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit activity with assistance from the Norwegian Maritime Directorate, where preparedness-related factors were reviewed on board the Rowan Stavanger facility. Background Rowan Drilling UK (Rowan) will operate the facility on the Norwegian continental shelf. The PSA’s activity was carried out as part of processing the application […]