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Carnarvon Petroleum & Quadrant Energy Sign Rig Contract to Drill Dorado-1 Well in WA-437-P
Australia >> 11/13/2017 - JV partner Carnarvon Petroleum has announced that the Operator, Quadrant Northwest, has signed a contract with ENSCO Australia to drill the highly anticipated Dorado-1 exploration well using the ENSCO...
KCA Deutag Secures Drilling Contracts for 5 Rigs Worth $48m
Pakistan >> 11/13/2017 - Leading international drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag announces that its land drilling operation has been awarded new contracts for five rigs with a combined contract value of $48 mill...
Neptune Awarded Quadrant Energy's Rig Positioning Contract
Australia >> 10/26/2017 - Neptune Survey is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Quadrant Energy’s rig positioning contract for 2018. Quadrant Energy has contracted Transocean’s Semi-Submersible MODU the Development Dr...
Transocean Wins Contract for Drillship Deepwater Invictus
United States >> 10/17/2017 - Transocean Ltd. announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Invictus was awarded a two-year contract plus three one-year priced options with a subsidiary of BHP Billiton. The backlog associ...
Statoil Receives Consent to Use Songa Endurance
Norway >> 10/16/2017 - Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent to use the Songa Endurance mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion on the Troll field. Drilling is scheduled to begin in mid-October 20...
Ocean Rig Signs Contract with Statoil to Drill in Tanzania
Tanzania >> 10/13/2017 - Ocean Rig UDW Inc. ("Ocean Rig" or "UDW"), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, has signed a new drilling contract with Statoil, for a one-well drilling program offshor...
Maersk Drilling Secures Contract Extensions for Two Rigs
United Kingdom >> 10/12/2017 - Maersk Drilling has been awarded two contract extensions in the North Sea. Both rigs have recently been re-activated to the North Sea from warm stacking. The estimated duration of the two extensions i...
Borr Drilling Acquires Nine Premium Rigs for 1.3 Billion
Bermuda >> 10/6/2017 - Borr Drilling Limited (Borr Drilling) announces the signing of a Master Agreement for the acquisition of nine premium jack-up rigs from PPL Shipyard Pte Limited (PPL). The acquisition will increase th...
Borr Drilling & Schlumberger Sign Enhanced Collaboration Agreement
Bermuda >> 10/6/2017 - Borr Drilling Management DMCC and Schlumberger signed an agreement to offer integrated, performance-based drilling contracts in the offshore jack-up market by leveraging the Schlumberger global foot p...
Maersk Reactivates Semi-Submersible for Southeast Asian Market
Malaysia >> 10/5/2017 - Semi-submersible Maersk Deliverer has been awarded a new contract by JX Nippon with an estimated duration of 30 days. The contract covers the drilling of one well and represents a promising continuati...
PPL Cancels Jackup Construction Contracts
Singapore >> 10/4/2017 - Sembcorp Marine Ltd wishes to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, PPL Shipyard Pte Ltd (PPL Shipyard), has terminated three contracts with Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I...
Transocean Ltd. Announces Retirement of Six Floaters
United States >> 9/22/2017 - Transocean Ltd. announced its intent to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Ma...
Awilco Awarded Contract to Drill Development Wells on Cheviot Field
United Kingdom >> 9/21/2017 - Awilco Drilling PLC has accepted a Letter of Award (LOA) from Alpha Petroleum Resources Limited to drill 18 development wells on the Cheviot Field in the Northern North Sea. The firm program has an es...
Atwood Jackup Receives Contract Extension in Thailand
Thailand >> 9/20/2017 - Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has agreed to a four month extension on the jackup rig Atwood Orca with Mubadala Petroleum for drilling operations offshore Thailand. The n...
Transocean Receives Early Termination Notice on Discoverer Clear Leader
United States >> 9/20/2017 - Transocean Ltd. announced that a subsidiary of Chevron elected to exercise its contractual option to terminate the drilling contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Discoverer Clear Leader, effectiv...
Anglo African Oil & Gas Provides Update of TLP 103 Well
Congo >> 9/14/2017 - Anglo African Oil & Gas plc, an independent oil and gas developer, announces an update on activities with regards to the drilling of TLP 103, a new well to be drilled in the producing Tilapia oil fiel...
Ensco Plc Awarded Rig Contract for SM 71 Drilling Program
United States >> 9/12/2017 - Otto Energy Ltd (Otto) is pleased to advise that a drilling contract has been signed by the operator (Byron Energy Ltd with Ensco Plc for the Ensco 68 jack-up rig to carry out the South Marsh Island B...
Borr Drilling Accepts LoI from BW Energy Dussafu B.V
Gabon >> 9/12/2017 - Borr Drilling Limited (Borr) has accepted a letter of intent from BW Energy Dussafu B.V. (BWE), a subsidiary of BW Offshore, for a drilling campaign offshore Gabon. Borr’s premium, high-specification ...
Eni Secures Saipem 12000 Drillship for Rabat Deep Licence
Morocco >> 9/7/2017 - Chariot Oil & Gas Limited , the Atlantic margins focused oil and gas exploration company, announces the assignment of a drilling rig for its upcoming RD-1 well which will target the JP-1 prospect. ...
Semco Maritime Receives Important Rig Order in Norway
Norway >> 9/5/2017 - Semco Maritime has won the contract to upgrade the West Elara jack-up rig. Following upgrade, the rig will sail out to undertake a long-term contract in the North Sea for ConocoPhillips, starting up i...

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