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EDC Rig 52 Commenced Contract With Bapetco
Egypt >> 9/4/2005 - EDC Rig 52, a new built heavy land rig, has been commissioned and commenced a two year contract with Bapetco in the Western Desert of Egypt. EDC Rig 52 spud its first well on 17 August 2005. EDC Rig 5...
New Contract For Bulford Dolphin
Norway >> 8/24/2005 - Dolphin Drilling Ltd., a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has received a Letter of Intent from Equator Exploration Ltd. for a five well drilling programme, with an estimated duration of 210 days,...
Rowan Obtains Three-Year Drilling Contract For Five Rigs In Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia >> 8/3/2005 - Rowan Companies, Inc. has been awarded a term drilling contract by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company for five Class 116-C jack-up drilling rigs to begin operating offshore Saudi Arabia in early 2006. The ...
Safe Caledonia contract extended until mid-March 2006
Nigeria >> 7/21/2005 - Prosafe Rigs Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Prosafe ASA, has been awarded an 19-week extension variation to the existing contract by SNEPCO (Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Company) for ...
One-month contract extension for Safe Caledonia
Nigeria >> 6/14/2005 - Prosafe Rigs Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Prosafe ASA, has been awarded a 30-day contract extension by SNEPCO (Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Company) for the use of Safe Caledonia fo...
Prosafe Receives Contract Extension for Safe Caledonia
Nigeria >> 5/5/2005 - Prosafe Rigs Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Prosafe ASA, has been awarded a contract extension of 30 days commencing from 5 August 2005 for SNEPCO (Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Compan...
Abbot Invests US$50m to Acquire Ten Rigs in Libya
Libya >> 11/5/2004 - The Abbot Group is the largest offshore platform drilling contractor in the UK sector of the North Sea, one of the largest international land drilling operators outside North America, and a world le...
Offshore Rig Arrival in Mauritania Signals Start of Drilling Campaign
Mauritania >> 9/10/2004 - Woodside Mauritania Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Woodside Petroleum Ltd., expects the West Navigator to arrive in offshore Mauritania today. The West Navigator is the first of two deepwater ...
MD Totco Delivers New Technology to Proactively Manage Drilling Process
United States >> 6/1/2004 - HOUSTON-- June 1, 2004--Varco International Inc. (NYSE:VRC) today announced that its MD Totco subsidiary will deliver three new exclusive enhancements in June 2004 designed to advance the drilling pro...
Fred. Olsen Energy ASA - New contracts for Bredford Dolphin
Tunisia >> 5/24/2004 - Fred. Olsen Energy ASA has via its subsidiary, Dolphin Drilling Ltd, received letters of intent from three separate companies for Mediterranean work programmes with the semi-submersible drilling rig B...
Prosafe awarded 12-month contract for Safe Caledonia in Nigeria
Nigeria >> 4/5/2004 - Prosafe Rigs Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Prosafe ASA, has been awarded a contract for SNEPCO (Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Company) for the use of Safe Caledonia for DP (dynamic po...
Rig Move To Robbana Kicks Off 2004 Drilling Program
Tunisia >> 1/15/2004 - Said Arrata, President and CEO, is pleased to report that Centurion's 2004 drilling program is underway. The CTF Rig is currently rigging up at the Robbana-2 location. It is expected that the rig wi...
Giant rig to drill for gas in Egypt
Giant rig to drill for gas in Egypt Egypt >> 9/23/2003 - One of the biggest rigs in the world will start deepwater drilling operations in the Shell concession of North East Mediterranean NEMED off Egyptian shore at depths ranging between 800 and 3000 meters...

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