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SembMarine & Marco Polo in Rig Clash
Singapore >> 11/18/2015 - Sembcorp Marine refers to the announcement by Marco Polo Marine Ltd in respect of the termination by Marco Polo Drilling (I) Pte. Ltd. ("MP Drilling") of Rig Construction Contract with PPL Shipyard Pt...
Drill Rig Mobilised to Empire’s Red Gully North Well
Australia >> 11/10/2015 - Empire Oil and Gas advises that the drilling rig contracted to drill its Red Gully North well is in the process of being mobilised to the well site, which is located four kilometres north of Empire’s ...
Statoil Signs $178m Accommodation Rig Contract for Johan Sverdrup
Statoil Signs $178m Accommodation Rig Contract for Johan Sverdrup Norway >> 11/4/2015 - Statoil has, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup licence, awarded a contract to Jacktel AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Master Marine AS, for providing accommodation services on the Johan Sverdrup field....
Statoil Cancels Songa Trym Drilling Contract
Norway >> 11/2/2015 - Songa Offshore SE has received a notice of cancellation of the drilling contract with Statoil for Songa Trym when the current well, Tarvos, is completed around 12 November 2015. The Company will recei...
Petrobras Terminates Contract for Ocean Alliance and Ocean Clipper
Brazil >> 11/2/2015 - Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. reported net income of $136 million, or $0.99 per share, in the third quarter of 2015, compared to $53 million, or $0.38 per share, in the third quarter of 2014. Reven...
Keppel FELS Delivers 8 Rig of the Year Safely & On Time
Saudi Arabia >> 10/28/2015 - Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has delivered ARABDRILL 70, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to Arabian Drilling Company (ADC). It was completed three days a...
Transocean, Shell, Daewoo Agree on Drillship Delivery Delays
United States >> 10/26/2015 - Transocean Ltd. announced a mutual agreement with its customer, Shell EP Wells Equipment Wells Services B.V. (Shell), and the shipyard, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME), to delay th...
Rowan Provides Fleet Contract Status Update
United States >> 10/14/2015 - Rowan Companies plc announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of October 14, 2015. ...
Ocean Rig Athena Drilling Contracts Executed for Offshore Senegal
Senegal >> 10/14/2015 - FAR Limited and its Senegal joint venture partners have executed contracts for the use of the Ocean Rig Athena drillship for a drilling program in FAR’s highly prospective offshore Senegal Blocks star...
Statoil Suspends Songa Trym Contract in North Sea
Norway >> 10/5/2015 - Songa Dee achieved an operational efficiency of 100% and an earnings efficiency of 99% working for Statoil in Norway. ...
Gms Scirocco Completed and First Contract Awarded
United Arab Emirates >> 9/29/2015 - Gulf Marine Services, the leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) serving the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, is pleased to announce that the...
Kuukpik Rig 5 Mobilisation Commenced
United States >> 9/24/2015 - 88 Energy Limited is pleased to announce that Kuukpik Rig 5 has commenced mobilisation from Prudhoe Bay (Deadhorse) to the Franklin Bluffs pad. Mobilisation and rig up is scheduled to be complete ahea...
Schlumberger Provides Update on Eurasia Drilling Transaction
United States >> 9/24/2015 - Schlumberger Limited announced that it does not intend to extend the pending agreement to acquire a minority equity interest in Eurasia Drilling Company Limited, once the current extension expires on ...
Odebrecht Bonds Plunge as Petrobras Cancels Rig Contract
Brazil >> 9/24/2015 - Bonds of the oil services arm of Latin America’s largest construction conglomerate plunged to record lows after Brazil’s state oil company canceled a contract to rent one of its drilling rigs amid cos...
Maersk Drilling Secures Contract for Maersk Resilient Rig
Denmark >> 9/23/2015 - Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Resilient with Danish oil company Maersk Oil. The firm contract is for three years with an estimated contract value of USD 11...
Seadrill Receives Notice of Contract Cancellation for the West Mira
Seadrill Receives Notice of Contract Cancellation for the West Mira Norway >> 9/22/2015 - Seadrill Limited (Seadrill), has been notified by Husky Oil Operations Limited ("Husky") of the cancellation of the drilling contract for the West Mira (The Unit). ...
Seadrill Cancels the West Mira Construction Contract
Seadrill Cancels the West Mira Construction Contract Norway >> 9/15/2015 - Seadrill Limited (Seadrill), has notified Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd. (the Shipyard) that it has exercised its right to cancel the contract for the construction of the West Mira, a sixth generati...
Odfjell Drilling Wins $175m Rig Contract for Maria Field
Odfjell Drilling Wins $175m Rig Contract for Maria Field Norway >> 9/7/2015 - Wintershall, Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer, has awarded a major rig contract for the Maria Field to Odfjell Drilling. The contract for the Deepsea Stavanger semi-submer...
Rosneft & JDC Signed an Agreement for Drilling Exploration Wells Offshore Vietnam
Vietnam >> 9/4/2015 - Rosneft Vietnam B.V., a company of Rosneft Group, and Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC) represented by its subsidiary Hakuryu 5, Inc. signed an agreement on provision and operation of the marine drilling...
Keppel Delivers Third KFELS B Class Jackup to UMW-OG
Malaysia >> 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...

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