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Statoil Secures Drillship for Exploration Drilling in Brazil
Brazil >> 7/13/2017 - Statoil Brasil Oleo e Gas Ltda has awarded Seadrill rig contracts for exploration drilling in the BM-S-8 license in the Santos basin. The agreement includes two contracts: Seadrill Offshore AS will pr...
Borr Drilling Wins Jack-Up Contract by Total E&P Nigeria
Nigeria >> 7/11/2017 - Borr Drilling Limited (BORR), in conjunction with the Nigerian partner company Valiant Energy Services West Africa Limited (Valiant), has received a letter of commitment from Total E&P Nigeria Limited...
Ensco Wins Three Drillship Contracts Offshore West Africa
Ensco Wins Three Drillship Contracts Offshore West Africa Nigeria >> 7/11/2017 - Ensco plc has been awarded three drillship contracts offshore West Africa, representing an aggregate three years of contracted term and more than six additional years of options. ...
Drilling Rig Owned by Cuadrilla Firm 'Seriously Vandalised'
United Kingdom >> 7/10/2017 - A drilling rig owned by one of the UK’s most prominent fracking firms has been seriously vandalised, in a move seemingly intended to slow down the country’s embryonic shale industry. ...
Odfjell Drilling Wins Drilling Contract Offshore South Africa
Odfjell Drilling Wins Drilling Contract Offshore South Africa South Africa >> 7/4/2017 - Further to the conditional letter of award (CLOA) as announced on 1 March 2017, Odfjell Drilling has been awarded the contract as described in the CLOA. The contract is awarded by Total E&P South Afri...
Aban Offshore Signs for Deployment of Deep Driller 5 Jack-up
Brunei Darussalam >> 6/23/2017 - A step-down subsidiary of Aban Offshore has entered into a contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd for the deployment of the jack-up rig Deep Driller 5 (DD5) offshore Brunei Darussalam fo...
Sarens Transports and Installs Major Oil Rig in Iraq
Iraq >> 6/22/2017 - Maneuvering through narrow streets in the stifling heat, 24 Sarens employees and 5 police officers successfully delivered an oil rig to the North Rumaila Oil Field in southern Iraq. This super-giant o...
Maersk Drilling Wins Contract for Jack-Up Maersk Resolve
United Kingdom >> 6/21/2017 - Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the high efficiency jack-up, Maersk Resolve, by Wintershall Noordzee B.V. The one-well contract will have a duration of approximately 86 days, with furt...
Siccar Point Energy Awards NADL One Well Contract for Cambo Well
United Kingdom >> 6/19/2017 - North Atlantic Drilling Ltd has been awarded a one well contract with SPE for Seadrill Limited's semi-submersible West Hercules for work in the United Kingdom, West of Shetland. The contract will comm...
Stena Drilling Cancels Newbuilding Construction Contract for Stena MidMAX
Scotland >> 6/1/2017 - Stena Atlantic Ltd, an affiliate of Stena Drilling Ltd, has notified the Korean shipbuilder, Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd (SHI), that it has exercised its right to cancel their contract for the con...
Transocean Sells Jackup Fleet to Borr for $1.35 Billion
United States >> 5/31/2017 - Transocean Ltd. has completed the previously disclosed transaction to sell its jackup fleet to Borr Drilling Limited (Borr) for a total consideration of approximately $1.35 billion. The sale included ...
Octanex to Drill Ophir Field Development Wells
Malaysia >> 5/25/2017 - Octanex Limited advises that the NAGA 2 self-elevating mobile offshore drilling unit will shortly commence mobilisation to the Ophir oil field. The rig has commenced demobilising from its previous dri...
Maersk Drilling Wins Extension for Drillship Maersk Viking
United States >> 5/24/2017 - Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for the ultra-deepwater drillship Maersk Viking, by oil major ExxonMobil. The estimated value of the contract extension is USD 22.5m, with a durat...
Keppel on Track to Deliver State-of-The-Art Drilling Rig in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan >> 5/18/2017 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) through its subsidiary in Azerbaijan, Caspian Shipyard Company (CSC), is on track to deliver a semisubmersible drilling rig to Caspian Drilling Company Ltd, a...
Savannah Signs Rig Contract with Great Wall Drilling Company
Niger >> 5/8/2017 - Savannah Petroleum PLC (Savannah) is pleased to announce the signature by one of its subsidiaries of a formal rig contract with Great Wall Drilling Company Niger SARL (GWDC) for Rig GWDC 215. As annou...
Azinor Catalyst Signs Rig Contract For Offshore Drilling Partridge in Q3 2017
United Kingdom >> 5/5/2017 - Azinor Catalyst, the Seacrest Capital Group-backed E&P company focused on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf ('UKCS'), has awarded a rig contract to Diamond Offshore Drilling (UK) for the Ocean Guar...
Seadrill Agrees to Sell Three Jack-ups for $225 Million
Norway >> 5/1/2017 - Seadrill Limited (Seadrill), has reached an agreement with Shelf Drilling to sell the West Triton, West Resolute and West Mischief for a total consideration of $225 million subject to customary closin...
Lukoil Continues Field Facilities Construction at North Caspian
Russia >> 4/28/2017 - LUKOIL deployed two convoys of vessels carrying constructive elements of Phase 2 field development facilities for LUKOIL’s Caspian projects. The first convoy carries the drilling rig for the topside ...
Bentec Enters North American Oilfield Equipment Market
United States >> 4/25/2017 - Bentec, one of the world's leading manufacturers of drilling rigs and premium oilfield equipmen has entered the substantial North American oilfield equipment market. ...
Mobilisation of Rig to Sidi Moktar
Morocco >> 4/18/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce the mobilisation of a rig to the Company's Sidi Moktar asset, onshore Morocco. ...

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