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Fire Broke out on Onshore Oil Rig Operated by Depthwize
Nigeria >> 5/26/2018 - A fire broke out on an onshore oil rig in Nigeria’s Niger Delta on Saturday, three witnesses told Reuters, adding that the fire was still burning as of noon. The barge rig, the Majestic, is operated ...
Odfjell Signs Drilling Contract for Deepsea Atlantic & Master Frame Agreement with Equinor
Norway >> 5/25/2018 - Reference is made to previous announcement of a Letter of Intent on 16 April 2018. Odfjell Drilling has signed the drilling contract for Deepsea Atlantic for 6 firm wells with an estimated total durat...
Azinor Signs LOI with Transocean for Leader Rig to Appraise Agar
United Kingdom >> 5/22/2018 - Azinor Catalyst Limited, the Seacrest Capital Group-backed E&P Company focused on the UK Continental Shelf, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with US listed drilling...
Rig Contract Signed for the Drilling of Ubima-1
Nigeria >> 5/17/2018 - Eland Oil & Gas PLC, an oil and gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is pleased to announce that it has signed a rig contract with KCA Deut...
Arrival of the Topaz-Driller
Cameroon >> 5/11/2018 - Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas exploration group, is pleased to announce the arrival of the Topaz-Driller rig in Cameroon waters. The two well appraisal drilling campaign on the Etinde asset...
JDC Started the Drilling Operation Utilizing "HAKURYU-5" in Vietnam
Vietnam >> 5/1/2018 - The semi-submersible rig "HAKURYU-5" arrived at offshore Vung-tau in Vietnam on April 28th, and started the drilling operation on May 1st.
ARO Drilling Awarded Four Contracts from Aramco for Rowan Jack-ups
Saudi Arabia >> 4/30/2018 - Rowan Companies plc expects that four of its idle jack-ups will be leased to ARO Drilling to fulfill four three-year contracts that ARO Drilling has been awarded by Saudi Aramco. ...
Borr Drilling Limited (BDRILL) – Completes the Paragon Rationalization
Bermuda >> 4/30/2018 - Borr Drilling has sold 14 old jack-up rigs en bloc to a non-drilling company. The rigs will be delivered to the new owner over the next 30 days. The disposal is expected to contribute up to USD16 mill...
Odfjell Purchases Deepsea Nordkapp & Awarded Drilling Contract by Aker BP
Norway >> 4/27/2018 - Odfjell Drilling is pleased to announce that Aker BP has awarded Odfjell Drilling a 2 year firm drilling contract with 1+1 year optional periods. The day rates for the drilling contract will be based ...
Vantage Drilling Signs Contract for the Topaz Driller
Gabon >> 4/26/2018 - Vantage Drilling International has entered into a contract with Total Gabon for its premium jack-up rig, the Topaz Driller, to perform drilling services in Gabon for an estimated term of nine months w...
FAR Awards Contract to Stena Drilling for Samo-1 Well
Gambia >> 4/26/2018 - FAR Limited has awarded a drilling rig contract to Stena Drilling. Stena Drilling will provide and operate the Stena DrillMAX drillship to drill the giant Samo prospect offshore, The Gambia, scheduled...
Attollo Secures Jack-up Rig Contracts
Scotland >> 4/23/2018 - Attollo Offshore, a leading offshore marine operator, has heralded Q2 by signing multiple multi-million pounds jack-up contracts within the oil & gas and renewable energy sectors. The contracts will s...
Ocean Rig To Postpone Delivery of Newbuilding Drillship Ocean Rig Santorini
Greece >> 4/23/2018 - Ocean Rig UDW Inc., an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced that its subsidiary that is party to the shipbuilding contract for the construction of its 7th genera...
Statoil Awards Conditional Letter of Intent to Odfjell Drilling
Norway >> 4/16/2018 - Odfjell Drilling is pleased to announce that Statoil has awarded a conditional Letter of Intent (LOI) for a drilling contract for Deepsea Atlantic for 6 firm wells with an estimated total duration of ...
Statoil Awards New Drilling Contracts Worth NOK 12 billion
Norway >> 4/3/2018 - Statoil has awarded drilling contracts to Archer, KCA Deutag and Odfjell Drilling for drilling, completion, intervention services, plugging, maintenance and modifications on 18 of Statoil’s fixed plat...
Lamprell, Gustomsc Join Forces To Develop Jackup Rig
United Arab Emirates >> 3/16/2018 - Lamprell announces its exclusive collaboration with GustoMSC to develop the Lamprell Jackup-43 (LJ43) jackup rig design, creating an advanced drilling rig with the highest level of safe, efficient and...
Ocean Monarch Preparing to Commence Casino-5 Work Over
Australia >> 3/12/2018 - Cooper Energy (COE) announces that the Diamond Offshore Ocean Monarch (Ocean Monarch) drill rig completed mobilisation from offshore Fremantle to the Casino Henry gas project, Otway Basin, offshore Vi...
Awilco Signs $425M Contract with Keppel for New Semi-submersible Order
Singapore >> 3/11/2018 - Reference is made to the stock exchange releases by Awilco Drilling PLC on 27 and 28 February 2018 regarding the successfully completed private placement. The Company has announced that its fully owne...
Tullow Contracts Rig to Drill Cormorant-1, Offshore Namibia
Namibia >> 3/8/2018 - Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL is pleased to announce that the PEL 37 Joint Venture has contracted the Ocean Rig Poseidon to drill the Cormorant-1 exploration well located offshore Namibia. ...
West Phoenix to Drill in UK & Norway
Norway >> 3/1/2018 - Statoil and its partners have contracted the West Phoenix rig for exploration drilling on the UK and Norwegian continental shelves from the summer of 2018. ...

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