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Keppel O&M Delivers First of Three Jackup Rigs to ADNOC Drilling
United Arab Emirates >> 11/24/2022 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), has delivered the first of three jackup rigs to ADNOC Drilling Company PJSC (ADNOC Dri...
Aquadrill Announces Charter Hire Agreement for the Capella
Indonesia >> 11/22/2022 - Aquadrill LLC ("Aquadrill”) and a subsidiary of Vantage Holdings International (the “Manager”) have reached an agreement to provide the Capella, an MPD outfitted 6th generation drillship, for a four f...
Shelf Drilling Secures Extension on Tenacious Jack-up Rig
Angola >> 11/21/2022 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. has secured an extension on the Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig in direct continuation of its current contract for drilling operations offshore Angola until November 2023. Th...
Valaris Announces Contract Award for Drillship VALARIS DS-12
Valaris Announces Contract Award for Drillship VALARIS DS-12 Egypt >> 11/21/2022 - Valaris Limited (VAL) (“Valaris”) announced that drillship VALARIS DS-12 has been awarded a four-well contract with BP offshore Egypt. The contract is expected to commence late in the third quarter or...
ExxonMobil Signs Contract for Hercules Semi-Sub to Drill in Canada
Canada >> 11/18/2022 - Odfjell Drilling Ltd, (“Odfjell Drilling”), is pleased to note the signing of a contract between ExxonMobil Canada Ltd (“ExxonMobil”) and SFL Corporation Ltd (“SFL”) for the Odfjell Drilling managed 6...
Transocean Acquires Interest in High Specification Ultra-Deepwater Newbuild Drillship
Switzerland >> 11/17/2022 - Transocean Ltd. (“Transocean”) announced that one of its subsidiaries, together with Perestroika A.S. and funds managed by Lime Rock Management L.P., have formed a joint venture, Liquila Ventures Ltd....
CIMC and Saipem Tied New Knots in Middle East
Saudi Arabia >> 11/16/2022 - Ocean Challenger, the asset management company wholly owned by CIMC, has tied new knots with Saipem to deploy the 300ft jack up rig Gulf Driller IV in Middle East, following the successful delivery of...
Saipem Signs New Offshore Drilling Contracts in the Middle East and West Africa
Saipem Signs New Offshore Drilling Contracts in the Middle East and West Africa Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 11/15/2022 - Saipem has been awarded new offshore drilling contracts, three in the Middle East and two in West Africa for a total amount of approximately 800 million USD. This value is considered net of the leasin...
Shelf Drilling Awarded Five-year Contract in Arabian Gulf
United Arab Emirates >> 11/14/2022 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. (“Shelf Drilling” or the “Company”, OSE: SHLF) announced today that it has secured a five-year contract for the Harvey H. Ward jack-up rig for operations in the Arabian Gulf. ...
Keppel O&M Secures Two more Jackup Rig Charters from ADES worth up to S$155M
Saudi Arabia >> 11/11/2022 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries[1], signed bareboat charter contracts with ADES Saudi Limited Company for two jackup rigs to be deployed in Saudi A...
Zephyr Energy Awards Rig Contract for Paradox Basin Drilling
United States >> 11/8/2022 - Zephyr Energy plc (AIM: ZPHR) (OTCQB: ZPHRF), the Rocky Mountain oil and gas company focused on responsible resource development from carbon-neutral operations, is pleased to announce the signing of a...
Velesto Awards i-RDC Services Contract for Hess' 2022 to 2024 North Malay Basin Full Field
Malaysia >> 11/7/2022 - Velesto Energy Berhad Group (“Velesto” or the “Company”) announced that it was awarded a contract from Hess Exploration And Production Malaysia B.V. (“Hess”), which is a Production Arrangement Contrac...
Diamond Offshore Announces 3rd Quarter 2022 Results & $429M Project Award in Brazil
Brazil >> 11/7/2022 - • Ocean Courage Awarded 4-Year Project
• Performance Bonus on First Well for Ocean BlackHawk
• $20 Million Increase in Revenue and $3 Million Increase in EBITDA
• Ocean GreatWhite Com...
Seadrill Limited Announces New Contract in Angola for Seadrill Joint Venture
Angola >> 11/3/2022 - Seadrill Limited is pleased to announce a new extension has been secured by Sonadrill Holding Ltd (“Sonadrill”), Seadrill’s 50:50 joint venture with an affiliate of Sonangol E.P. (“Sonangol”). Sonadri...
Valaris Limited Announces Fleet Status Report
Mexico >> 10/31/2022 - Floaters
• Three-well contract with Eni Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. offshore Mexico for semisubmersible VALARIS DPS-5. The contract is expected to commence in December 2022 and has an estimated du...
Island Drilling Company Award Contract with Dana Petroleum
United Kingdom >> 10/25/2022 - Island Drilling Company is pleased to announce that we have signed a contract with Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited to provide the Island Innovator drilling unit and associated services for a work program...
Borr Drilling Announces New 3-Year Contracts for 5 Jack-up Drilling Rigs in Mexico
Mexico >> 10/20/2022 - Borr Drilling Limited is pleased to announce that its joint venture company in Mexico (Perfomex) has entered into new contracts for the Company’s five premium jack-up rigs “Galar”, “Gersemi”, “Grid”, ...
Precision Drilling Corporation Announces Four Kuwait Contract Awards
Kuwait >> 10/19/2022 - Precision Drilling Corporation ("Precision" or the "Company") (TSX:PD; NYSE:PDS) is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded four contracts in Kuwait, each with a five year term and an optio...
Noram Drilling Announces Monthly Rig Update
Norway >> 10/17/2022 - Commercial update:
In September 2022, the Company’s 11 drilling rigs achieved an average day rate of approximately USD 25,925 and rig utilization was 97.9%.

As of October 17, 100% ...
Keppel to Commence Charters for Four Rigs Assets in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia >> 10/14/2022 - Keppel Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M)[1], has completed the modification works for four KFELS B Class jackup rigs wh...

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