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Rig Mobilization for Gazania-1 in South Africa and Namibia Update
South Africa >> 8/12/2022 - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd., the oil and gas exploration company focused on the offshore Atlantic Margins, confirms that the Island Innovator rig, owned by Island Drilling Company AS, was released a...
Maersk Drilling Awarded 2 Month Extension with TotalEnergies Offshore Denmark
Denmark >> 8/12/2022 - TotalEnergies EP Denmark A/S has exercised an option to add two months to the accommodation services work scope for the jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor in the Danish North Sea. The contract extension w...
Equinor Receives Consent to Use Transocean Encourage on the Kristin Field
Norway >> 8/8/2022 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Equinor consent to use the mobile drilling facility Transocean Encourage for workover of well on the Kristin field.

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Keppel Announces Termination of Three Contracts
Singapore >> 8/5/2022 - Keppel Corporation Limited (“KCL”) refers to:
a. the media release dated 3 March 2014 with respect to Keppel FELS Limited (“Keppel FELS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine L...
ADNOC Drilling Awarded $3.4B Contracts to Expand Offshore Production Capacity
United Arab Emirates >> 8/4/2022 - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today two contracts totalling more than $3.4 billion (AED12.6 billion) have been awarded to ADNOC Drilling to hire 8 jack-up offshore rigs. The contrac...
Borr Drilling Announces LOI for Jack-up Drilling Rig
Nigeria >> 8/4/2022 - Borr Drilling Limited has received a binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) for the premium jack-up drilling rig “Prospector 5” from an undisclosed operator in West Africa. The 6-well firm program is expect...
Okea – Hasselmus – Planning & Implementation of Production Drilling
Norway >> 8/4/2022 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an audit of Okea and their planning and implementation of production drilling. The audit was conducted on 13 and 14 June 2022 and focused on...
Aker BP Receives Consent to Use Maersk Integrator on Valhall Flanke West
Norway >> 8/2/2022 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Aker BP s consent to use the mobile drilling facility Maersk Integrator for well intervention activities on the Valhall Flanke West field.
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Transocean Announces $321 Million Contract for Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Deepwater Conqueror
United States >> 8/1/2022 - Transocean Ltd. announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship, Deepwater Conqueror, has been awarded a two-year contract by a major operator for work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico at $440,000 per day with...
Stena Drilling Announces New Contract with Shell UK for Stena Don
United Kingdom >> 7/29/2022 - Stena Drilling are pleased to announce that a new contract has been signed with Shell UK Ltd. for the mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU), Stena Don. The work is due to commence in Q2 2023 for a fir...
Trillion Energy Provides Drilling Rig Update
Turkey >> 7/28/2022 - Trillion Energy International Inc. (“Trillion” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the offshore jack up drilling rig “Uranus” contracted by the Company has now been released from its previous pro...
Shelf Drilling Awarded New Contract in India with ONGC
India >> 7/28/2022 - Shelf Drilling has received an award for a three-year contract for the C.E. Thornton jack-up rig with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for operations in the Mumbai High, offshore India. The plan...
Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report
Switzerland >> 7/25/2022 - Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) today issued a quarterly Fleet Status Report that provides the current status of, and contract information for, the company’s fleet of offshore drilling rigs.

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Okea Receives Consent to Use COSL Promoter
Norway >> 7/22/2022 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Okea consent to use COSL Promoter for production drilling on the Draugen field.

Operator: Okea
Production licence: 093
Field...
Borr Drilling Secures LOA for Jack-up Drilling Rig
Thailand >> 7/15/2022 - Borr Drilling Limited has secured a binding Letter of Award (“LOA”) for the premium jack-up drilling rig “Mist” from Mubadala Petroleum in Thailand for an estimated duration of 210 days. The program i...
Shelf Drilling Closes of Transaction on Deep Drilling 7 Jack up Rig
United Arab Emirates >> 7/13/2022 - Reference is made to the announcement made on June 17, 2022 by Shelf Drilling, Ltd. concerning the acquisition of the Deep Driller 7 jack-up drilling rig from Aban Offshore Limited. The Company is ple...
Perro Negro 11 New Jack-Up Becomes Part of Saipem Fleet
Saudi Arabia >> 7/11/2022 - The new Jack-up Perro Negro 11 has just been officially christened and it becomes part of the Saipem off-shore drilling fleet. The ceremony has been held on July the 8th, 2022 in CIMC shipyard in Long...
Maha Energy AB has been Notified that Contracted Drilling Rig has been Withdrawn in Oman
Oman >> 7/7/2022 - Global Business Services ("GBS") has informed Maha Energy AB (publ) that the contracted GBS-1 (formerly OGI-4) drilling rig will no longer be accessible for Maha Energy in Oman. This means that the Ma...
Valaris Announces Contract Awards and Fleet Status Updates
Brazil >> 7/5/2022 - Valaris Limited announced new contracts and contract extensions, with associated contract backlog of $466 million, awarded subsequent to issuing the Company’s most recent fleet status report on May 2,...
Additional Work Added to Deepsea Stavanger Equinor Contract
Norway >> 7/4/2022 - Equinor has exercised further work for the Deepsea Stavanger under the continued optionality mechanism provided for in the contract entered into by the parties in May 2021. Following this addition, th...

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