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Posted: about 1 year ago

Transocean cancels order for Ocean Rig drillship duo

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has canceled the orders with Samsung Heavy Industries for tw...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Safety order issued for Leiv Eiriksson rig

Norwegian offshore safety body has turned a notice of order to Ocean Rig regarding the working envir...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Transocean bags Petrobras contracts for ex-Ocean Rig drillships

Offshore drilling giant Transocean has secured contracts for ultra-deepwater drillships, the Ocean R...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Notice of order for Leiv Eiriksson rig following safety audit

The Petroleum Safety Authority has given a notice of order to Ocean Rig regarding the working enviro...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Transocean to scrap Eirik Raude semi-sub rig, as reactivation costs too high

After being stacked for over two years, the Eirik Raude semi-submersible drilling rig is set to be s...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Transocean wraps up $2.7B Ocean Rig acquisition

Offshore drilling giant Transocean has become even bigger as it on Wednesday evening announced the c...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Shareholders say ‘yes’ to $2.7B Transocean-Ocean Rig merger

Offshore drilling companies Transocean and Ocean Rig have informed that their respective shareholder...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Ocean Rig Poseidon rig starts Eni work in Angola. Rig inquiries on the rise

Offshore driller Ocean Rig has informed that its drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon has been hired by Eni,...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Chariot comes up dry offshore Namibia

Chariot Oil & Gas has failed to encounter a hydrocarbon accumulation at its well on the Central...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Transocean-Ocean Rig merger: Date set for shareholder vote

Offshore driller Ocean Rig has set a date for its shareholders to vote on a proposal to merge with T...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig Poseidon drillship set to spud Prospect S well off Namibia

Ocean Rig Poseidon drillship is sailing towards Chariot’s PEL 71 block offshore Namibia where ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Transocean to Merge with Ocean Rig in USD 2.7 Bn Deal

Consolidation in the offshore energy industry is gaining ground. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Transocean moves to buy Ocean Rig for $2.7 billion

Transocean and Ocean Rig have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Transocean will...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Tullow spuds Cormorant well offshore Namibia

Oil company Tullow Oil has started drilling the Cormorant-1 well located in PEL 37 offshore Namibia....

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig’s drillship set to drill Tullow’s well offshore Namibia

Ocean Rig-owned drillship Poseidon has reached the drilling site of Cormorant-1 well located in PEL ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Interview: Asset value aside, banks interested in rigs’ money making potential

Many investors not only want to know the fair market value of an asset, but they also take into acco...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig in talks to reactivate warm-stacked rigs as inquiries hit 2012 high

Ocean Rig has said that inquiries for offshore rigs have risen to the levels of 2012, which the dril...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig says rig demand picking up. Announces new deals

Market demand in the offshore floating rig sector is looking up, offshore driller Ocean Rig’s ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Offshore safety body looks at Lundin’s Barents Sea well testing

The PSA has found improvement points during an audit of Lundin’s extended well testing of well 7220/...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig postpones 8th gen drillship delivery till 2020

Ultra-deepwater drilling specialist Ocean Rig is delaying the delivery of an 8th generation newbuild...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig abandons plan to sell semi-sub duo to subsidiary

Ocean Rig has abandoned its previously announced plan to sell its only two semi-submersible drilling...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Chariot secures Ocean Rig drillship for Namibian ops

Chariot Oil & Gas has secured the Ocean Rig Poseidon, a sixth generation deepwater drillship to...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Bassoe: Ocean Rig setting up for a new play in the harsh environment semi-sub market

There’s probably much more behind Ocean Rig’s recent spinoff of the Leiv Eiriksson and Eirik Raude t...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig to reactivate stacked semi-sub after selling two to subsidiary

Offshore drilling contractor Ocean Rig is selling its only two semi-submersible drilling rigs to its...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

ConocoPhillips gives Norway job to Ocean Rig semi-sub

Offshore driller Ocean Rig has signed a master service agreement with ConocoPhillips Skandinavia for...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Ocean Rig takes a rain check on drillship delivery

Offshore driller Ocean Rig has decided to postpone the delivery of a newbuild drillship being built ...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 2 years ago