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Helix Energy Solutions Announces Two-Year Contract Extension with Petrobras for Siem Helix 2
Brazil >> 9/19/2022 - Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) announced today that it has entered into a two-year extension of its well intervention charter and services contracts with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (“Pet...
Trillion Energy’s SASB Natural Gas Drilling Program Begins
Turkey >> 9/19/2022 - Trillion Energy International Inc. (“Trillion” or the “Company”)(CSE: TCF) (OTCQB: TRLEF) (Frankfurt: Z62) is pleased to have commenced its multi-well drilling program on the SASB natural gas field, u...
Deepsea Yantai Awarded One Well Contract with OMV Norge
Norway >> 9/19/2022 - Odfjell Drilling is pleased to announce that on behalf of CIMC OFFSHORE AS, we have agreed a contract with OMV Norge AS for the use of the drilling rig Deepsea Yantai to drill one (1) firm well “Eir...
Trillion Energy Announces September 8th As Uranus Rig Departure Date
Turkey >> 9/6/2022 - Trillion Energy International Inc. (“Trillion” or the “Company”) (CSE: TCF) (OTCQB: TRLEF) (Frankfurt: Z62) provides an update on the status of the Uranus Rig mobilization to the SASB gas field. The U...
ODL – DNO Norge AS Awards Deepsea Yantai One Well
Norway >> 9/6/2022 - Odfjell Drilling is pleased to announce that we, on behalf of CIMC Raffles, have agreed a contract with DNO Norge AS for the use of the drilling rig Deepsea Yantai to drill one (1) firm well in PL 9...
Trendsetter Awarded Contract by Well-Safe for Plug And Abandonment Campaign
United Kingdom >> 8/16/2022 - Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce a contract award by Well-Safe to utilize the Trident Intervention System and technical services for UK North Sea Abandonments. The system will be d...
Transocean Announces $321M Contract for Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Deepwater Conqueror
United States >> 8/2/2022 - Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) announced today 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 $44...
ODL – Additional Work Added to Deepsea Stavanger Equinor Contract
Norway >> 7/19/2022 - 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 t...
Perdana Petroleum Bags RM8M Vessel Contract Extension from Petronas Carigali
Malaysia >> 7/4/2022 - Perdana Petroleum Bhd has received a work order extension from Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) worth RM8.4 million for the provision of one anchor handling tug & supply (AHTS) vessel. ...
Baker Hughes Launches New Subsea Wellhead Technology
United States >> 5/3/2022 - - Optimized technology lowers cost of well construction and intervention by reducing rig trips, saving substantial operational rig costs
- New MS-2 Annulus Seal has already been adopted in both ...
Aker BP Given Consent for Exploration Drilling in Block 6507/2
Norway >> 4/25/2022 - Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Aker BP consent for exploration drilling in production licence PL 261 in the Norwegian Sea.

Exploration well 6507/2-6 will be drilled by the Deep...
Neptune Energy Confirms Hydrocarbons Encountered at Hamlet Well
Norway >> 3/21/2022 - Neptune Energy and its partners has announced hydrocarbons were encountered at the Hamlet exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

Having entered the reservoir, locat...
Equinor Adds Additional Work to Deepsea Stavanger Contract
Norway >> 3/21/2022 - 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 the...
Siem Offshore & Helix Energy Entered Agreement for Well Intervention Vessels
Norway >> 3/9/2022 - Siem Offshore and Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc, has entered into an agreement for the Well Intervention Vessels Siem Helix 1 and Siem Helix 2.
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Archer Secures NOK 5.0B in Estimated Backlog for 12 of Equinor's Platforms
Norway >> 2/16/2022 - Archer has been awarded a two-year contract extension for platform drilling services as Equinor exercises the first of three two-year extension options following the original four-year contract.
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Dry Well Northwest of the Draugen Field in the Norwegian Sea – 6407/9-13
Norway >> 2/14/2022 - Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 1060, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 6407/9-13.

The well was drilled about 148 kilometres north of Kristiansund and about 8 kil...
OMV Given Consent for Exploration Drilling in the Norwegian Sea
Norway >> 2/9/2022 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given OMV Norge AS (OMV) consent for exploration drilling of pilot hole in the Norwegian Sea.

Exploration drilling

Operator: OMV ...
Equinor Given Consent for Exploration Drilling in the North Sea
Norway >> 2/4/2022 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Equinor consent for exploration drilling in Block 35/10 in the North Sea.

Well 35/10-8 S will be drilled from the Deepsea Stavanger, a sixth ...
Aker BP – Planning and Execution of Drilling Operations on HOD B
Norway >> 1/25/2022 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an audit of Aker BP and their planning and execution of drilling operations on HOD B.

Aker BP was notified of the order on 8 Dece...
Maersk Drilling Launches Horizon56 to Drive Digitalisation of the Industry
Denmark >> 12/21/2021 - For the past two years, Maersk Drilling has spearheaded an innovative effort to develop a first-of-a-kind product to support digitalisation of offshore drilling processes. The solution, known as RigFl...

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