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Awarded Contract for Shelf Drilling Tenacious Jack-up Rig
Angola >> 6/16/2021 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. has secured a one-year contract for the Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig with a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (“Chevron”) – Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (...
North Oil Company Awards JDC Jack-Up Rig for Al-Shaheen Operations
Qatar >> 6/16/2021 - Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC) has announced that its subsidiary Japan Drilling (Netherlands) B.V. has entered into a drilling contract with North Oil Company for the provision of jack-up drilling rig...
VAALCO Secures Rig for 2021/2022 Drilling Campaign
Gabon >> 6/16/2021 - VAALCO Energy, Inc. announced that, in conjunction with its 2021/2022 drilling program planned to begin later this year, it has executed a contract with Borr Jack-Up XIV Inc., an affiliate of Borr Dri...
Wintershall Dea Receives Consent to Use Deepsea Aberdeen
Norway >> 6/16/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Wintershall Dea consent to use Deepsea Aberdeen for production drilling and completion of wells on the Vega field.

Operator: Wintersha...
Equinor Receives Consent to Use Deepsea Atlantic
Norway >> 6/16/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Equinor consent to use Deepsea Atlantic for plugging, drilling and completion of wells on the Sigyn and Sleipner fields.

Operator: Equinor...
Borr Drilling Entering MoU to Streamline Mexico Operations & Improve Liquidity
Mexico >> 6/15/2021 - Borr Drilling Limited has five rigs working for joint ventures which are jointly owned with our Mexican partner providing integrated well services for Pemex. The services commenced in May 2019 and hav...
KCA Deutag – Investigation of Incident with Dropped Object & Serious Injury
Norway >> 6/14/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has completed its investigation of an incident involving a dropped object and serious personal injury on the Askeladden facility on 10 February 2021. KCA De...
Standard Drilling Enters into MOA for Sale of Standard Olympus
Cyprus >> 6/11/2021 - S.D. Standard Drilling Plc has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to sell Standard Olympus for USD 7.5 million.

Through its wholly owned subsidiary Standard Olympus AS, S.D. St...
Advent Energy Issues Rig Tender for Baleen-1 Exploration Well
Australia >> 6/8/2021 - Advent Energy shareholder BPH Energy has advised that a Call for Tender for the provision of drilling rig services for the Baleen-1 exploration well has been issued. The tender has been issued to mult...
Transocean Announces Agreement with Shipyard to Delay Delivery
United States >> 6/7/2021 - Transocean Ltd. has agreed with Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary, Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd (JSPL), on the delayed delivery of the ultra-deepwater drillships Deepwater Atlas and Deepwater Titan. As part of ...
Maersk Drilling Awarded Two Well Contract Extension in Brazil
Brazil >> 6/3/2021 - Karoon Energy Ltd has exercised an option to add the drilling of two development wells at the Patola field offshore Brazil to the work scope of the semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer. The work is ex...
Contract Awards and Asset Sales Update
Taiwan >> 6/3/2021 - MMA has recently been awarded a number of new contracts including two significant long-term vessel contracts, an offshore wind support contract in Taiwan and a further hydrographic survey scope for th...
Valaris Limited Announces Jackup Contract Award
Norway >> 6/2/2021 - Valaris Limited has been awarded a two-well contract extension with Equinor Energy AS offshore Norway for VALARIS JU-291 (Stavanger), a heavy-duty ultra-harsh environment jackup. The extension is for ...
Valaris Announces Floater Contract Award
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 6/1/2021 - Valaris Limited has been awarded a one-well contract with Total E&P Côte d'Ivoire B.V. offshore Ivory Coast for drillship, VALARIS DS-12. The contract is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2...
OKEA Expects Operational Synergies and Cash Flow Effects Following Operations at Yme Field
Norway >> 5/27/2021 - Repsol Norge AS (“Repsol”), as operator of the Yme licence, has on behalf of the license entered into agreements to take over day-to-day operations of the jack-up rig Mærsk Inspirer from Maersk Drilli...
Equinor Bringing in a Third Odfjell Rig
Norway >> 5/26/2021 - Odfjell has been awarded a drilling contract for its Deepsea Stavanger mobile rig, scheduled to start drilling in February 2022. The contract includes continuing options after the initial phase. The ...
Seadrill Limited Provides First Quarter 2021 Update
Bermuda >> 5/20/2021 - Seadrill Limited, a world leader in offshore drilling, provides an update for the first quarter of 2021.

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Valaris Limited Announces Jackup Contract Award
United States >> 5/19/2021 - Valaris Limited has been awarded a contract of approximately 45 days with W&T Offshore in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for VALARIS JU-117 (Ralph Coffman), a heavy-duty modern jackup. The contract is antici...
Maersk Awarded One Well UK Contract by INEOS
United Kingdom >> 5/17/2021 - Maersk Drilling has secured a contract from INEOS Oil & Gas UK to employ the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolve for drilling and hydraulic stimulation at the Breagh Alpha A11 well in block 4...
Maersk Divesting Jack-ups Maersk Guardian & Maersk Gallant
Denmark >> 5/17/2021 - Maersk Drilling has sold the jack-up rig Maersk Guardian (now named Guardian) to New Fortress Energy, and the parties have further entered into an agreement about the sale of the jack-up rig Maersk Ga...

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