Rigs News in Malaysia

Velesto's Naga 7 Rig Sinks Offshore Malaysia
5/4/2021 - Velesto Energy reports that the VELESTO NAGA 7 rig, believed to be on contract to ConocoPhillips, was involved in an incident offshore Malaysia. Due to rapid penetration into the formation on 3 May 20...
Letter of Awards for Provision of Jack up Drilling Rigs
3/19/2021 - The Board of Directors of Velesto Energy Berhad (“VEB”) is pleased to announce that Velesto Drilling Sdn Bhd (“VED”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Velesto Malaysian Ventures Sdn Bhd, which in turn is ...
Icon Offshore Awards Contract from Petrofac
2/3/2021 - The Board of Directors (“Board”) of Icon Offshore Berhad is pleased to announce that its new subsidiary company, POSB has received an award for the provision of one (1) jack-up drilling rig namely Per...
Maersk Drilling Secures One Well Contract Extension for Drillship Maersk Viking
11/16/2020 - Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn. Bhd. (BSP) has exercised the option to add exploration drilling of one deepwater well to the work scope of the 7th generation drillship Maersk Viking. The contract ...
Borr Drilling Limited Provides Activity update
10/2/2020 - Borr Drilling Limited is pleased to confirm the commencement of three previously announced contracts in Malaysia for the premium Jack Up drilling rigs Gunnlod and Saga with PTTEP and Mist with Roc Oil...
Icon Offshore in Talks with Perisai to Buy Jack-up Rig
7/7/2020 - Icon Offshore is in the process of negotiating the acquisition of Perisai Petroleum Teknologi’s jack-up drilling rig. The company was currently negotiating with Perisai Petroleum to acquire its subsid...
Velesto Secures Jack-up Deal with Hess
11/5/2019 - The Board of Directors of Velesto Energy Berhad (VEB) is pleased to announce that Velesto Drilling Sdn. Bhd. (“VED”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Velesto Malaysian Ventures Sdn. Bhd. (“VMV”), which i...
Velesto Drilling Awarded Contracts by PETRONAS for Drilling Offshore Malaysia
9/6/2019 - Velesto Energy (VEB) has announced that Velesto Drilling (VED) (formerly known as UMW Offshore Drilling), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VEB, has been awarded four contracts by PETRONAS Carigali (PCSB),...
Maersk Reactivates Semi-Submersible for Southeast Asian Market
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...
Octanex to Drill Ophir Field Development Wells
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...
Keppel Delivers Third KFELS B Class Jackup to UMW-OG
9/2/2015 - Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has delivered UMW Naga 8, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to Malaysia’s UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad (UMW-OG). It was co...
Ferguson Group Expands Offshore DNV 2.7-1 Fleet in Malaysia
3/11/2015 - The Ferguson Group Singapore is meeting the market requirements with further investment in its SE Asia fleet. ...
Maersk Receives 1Y Extension for Maersk Convincer
9/22/2014 - Petronas Carigali, the Exploration and Production subsidiary of the national oil company in Malaysia, has extended the contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Convincer by one year. Consequently, the rig ...
SapuraKencana Secures $700m in Drilling Contracts
6/16/2014 - Petcon (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SapuraKencana, has been awarded two contracts by Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (“PCSB”) for the provision of its tender assist drilling rigs, namely...
Fugro Awarded 3 Year Contract by Murphy Sabah Oil
3/26/2014 - Fugro has been awarded a contract for three years, plus a one year extension option, by Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. for the provision of rig and subsea positioning services. ...
Keppel Secures Contract from UMW for Jackup Worth $218m
2/6/2014 - Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has secured a contract from UMW Drilling 8 (L) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UMW Oil & Gas Corporation...
Seadrill Secures a New Contract in Malaysia
4/12/2011 - Seadrill has been awarded an 18 month contract by Murphy Sabah Oil Co Ltd for the semi tender rig West Menang to operate on the Kikeh Spar deepwater field in Malaysia. Estimated contract value is appr...

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