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Keppel Delivers First Rig of 2020
Singapore >> 1/15/2020 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), made its first rig delivery in 2020 safely, on time and within budget. Named Heimdal, ...
Shelf Drilling Announces $59M Contract for Recently Acquired Jack-up Rig
Thailand >> 1/14/2020 - Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for its recently acquired high-specification jack-up rig, Shelf Drilling Enterprise, with Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production for operations in the Gulf o...
Total Selected Maersk to Drill in Angola-Namibia Campaign
Angola >> 1/14/2020 - Based on the Conditional Letter of Award previously announced in connection with Maersk Drilling’s Q3 2019 Trading Statement, Maersk Drilling has been awarded contracts for a three-well exploration dr...
Maersk Drilling Secures Contract for Maersk Valiant Offshore Colombia
Colombia >> 1/10/2020 - Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the 7th generation drillship Maersk Valiant which will be employed by Noble Energy for a one-well campaign offshore Colombia. The contract is expected t...
Shelf Drilling Completes Purchase of Maersk Completer Jack-up Rig
Denmark >> 1/7/2020 - Reference is made to the announcement made on December 17, 2019 by Shelf Drilling, Ltd. concerning the acquisition of the Maersk Completer jack-up rig. The Company is pleased to announce that it has o...
ADES Renews Contract for ADMARINE 262 in KSA ADES Renews Contract for ADMARINE 262 in KSA
Saudi Arabia >> 1/7/2020 - ADES International Holding PLC, a leading oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has secured a contract renewal for ADMARINE 262. ...
Saipem Awarded New Contracts & Extensions Worth $1.7b
Saipem Awarded New Contracts & Extensions Worth $1.7b Angola >> 12/27/2019 - Saipem has been awarded new contracts and extensions on existing contracts in Onshore Drilling and Offshore Drilling for an overall amount of approximately 1.7 billion USD. ...
Aker BP Exercises the First 12 Month Option for Deepsea Nordkapp
Norway >> 12/18/2019 - Aker BP has exercised the first 12 month option for Deepsea Nordkapp under the Contract entered into between the parties in April 2018. The first 12 month option shall commence after expiry of the two...
Contract Called off for Maersk Resolute
United Kingdom >> 12/18/2019 - Maersk Drilling has received notification that Perenco is cancelling the previously announced three-well contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Resolute in the UK North Sea. ...
ADES Secures Two Deepwater Rig Contracts Offshore Kuwait
Kuwait >> 12/9/2019 - ADES International Holding PLC, a leading oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has secured its first onshore deep drilling contracts under a ...
Shelf Drilling Secures Contract Extension on the Trident XIV in West Africa
Nigeria >> 12/9/2019 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. has secured a one-year extension on the Trident XIV jack-up rig in direct continuation of its current contract for workover operations offshore Nigeria. The expected availability ...
Valaris Announces New Contract Awards
United States >> 11/25/2019 - Valaris plc (VAL) (Valaris) announced new contracts and contract extensions, with associated revenue backlog of approximately $285 million, awarded subsequent to a prior fleet status report dated Octo...
KCA Deutag Secures $460m of Land Drilling Contracts in ME, Africa & Europe
Nigeria >> 11/18/2019 - KCA Deutag (KCAD) announces that its land drilling operation has won new contracts worth approximately $460m in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. ...
Contract Extension for "HAKURYU-14"
Indonesia >> 11/15/2019 - Jack-up drilling rig "HAKURYU-14" currently operating at Mahakam Block, Republic of Indonesia has been awarded a one-year contract extension by PT PERTAMINA HULU MAHAKAM. Such extension is expected to...
ADNOC Launches Major Rig Fleet Expansion Program in Support of its 2030 Smart Growth Strategy
United Arab Emirates >> 11/14/2019 - ADNOC Drilling, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), announced a major rig fleet expansion program to support ADNOC’s upstream growth plans and enable the delivery of its 2030 S...
Maersk Drilling Awarded Two-Well Contract in Trinidad
Maersk Drilling Awarded Two-Well Contract in Trinidad Trinidad and Tobago >> 11/13/2019 - Maersk Drilling has entered a contract with BG International Ltd., a subsidiary of Shell, for work offshore Trinidad and Tobago on a two-well development project for the semi-submersible rig Marsk Dev...
Maersk Drilling Awarded One-Well Exploration Contract by MOL
Norway >> 11/11/2019 - Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor with MOL Norge for exploration drilling on PL617 in the Southern North Sea, operated by M...
Maersk Drilling Secures One-Well Extension & Low-Emission Upgrade for Maersk Integrator
Norway >> 11/7/2019 - Maersk Drilling has secured a contract extension offshore Norway for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Integrator from Aker BP. In continuation of the rig’s current workscope for Aker BP,...
Rex Subsidiary Masirah Oil Awards Drilling Rig Contract in Oman
Rex Subsidiary Masirah Oil Awards Drilling Rig Contract in Oman Oman >> 11/6/2019 - Rex International Holding subsidiary Masirah Oil has announced that it has awarded a drilling rig contract to Foresight Offshore Drilling, to utilize the Foresight Driller IX jackup rig, to drill one ...
Velesto Secures Jack-up Deal with Hess
Malaysia >> 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...

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