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Serinus Enters Contract with Tacrom Drilling SRL
Romania >> 10/20/2014 - Serinus Energy Inc is pleased to provide the following update on its upcoming two well drilling program in the Satu Mare licence in northwest Romania. ...
Ocean Rig Provides Recent Developments
Brazil >> 10/20/2014 - Ocean Rig UDW Inc. announced the following:
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Aqualis Offshore Wins Three Contracts
United Arab Emirates >> 10/17/2014 - Dubai-based Aqualis Offshore has announced that it has been awarded three new contract awards, which is expected to strengthen the company’s presence in Middle East. ...
Maersk Deliverer Rig Receives Two-Year Contract Extension
Angola >> 10/16/2014 - Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited, a Chevron subsidiary in Angola, has extended the current contract for the ultra deepwater semi-submersible Maersk Deliverer expiring in June 2015 by two years. Maersk...
Transocean Offers Shares of Caledonia Offshore Drilling Company
United States >> 10/15/2014 - Transocean Inc intends to proceed with an unregistered offering of shares of Caledonia Offshore Drilling Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Transocean, in connection with an offering being made to ...
KS Discoverer 1 to Stay in Kurdistan
Iraq >> 10/14/2014 - Atlantic Onshore Services BV, a subsidiary of KS Drilling Pte Ltd (KS Drilling), has signed a new contract with OP Hawler Kurdistan Limited (formally known as Norbest Limited), a subsidiary of ORYX Pe...
Aban Offshore Receives & 182m Orders from ONGC
India >> 10/10/2014 - Aban Offshore Ltd has received two orders from Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd (ONGC) worth $182.66 million (around Rs.1,114 crore today) for deployment of two offshore drilling rigs, the firm said. ...
Taipan Secures Greatwall Drill Rig for Kenya Drilling
Kenya >> 10/8/2014 - Taipan Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that its wholly owned, Kenya based subsidiary Lion Petroleum Inc. has entered into a letter of intent with Greatwall Drilling Company of China to contract ...
Petromanas Secures New Rig for 2015/16 Drilling Program
Albania >> 10/8/2014 - Petromanas Energy Inc announced that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Petromanas Albania GmBH and as operator of a joint venture with Shell Upstream Albania in Blocks 2-3, it has entered into a de...
Hakuryu 11 Rig Mobilised to Gobi-1 Well
Indonesia >> 10/8/2014 - Nido Petroleum Limited has been advised by Lundin Gurita B.V., Operator of the Gurita Production Sharing Contract (‘PSC’) offshore Republic of Indonesia, that the Hakuryu 11 jack-up rig has commenced ...
Mermaid's Tender Rig 'MTR-2' Achieves Client Commendation for 5Y of No Loss Time Incidents
Indonesia >> 10/6/2014 - Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited is pleased to announce that its tender rig 'MTR-2' has received client commendation for achieving five (5) years of no loss time incidents. This is a significan...
BP Awards $730m Two Drilling Contracts in Oman
BP Awards $730m Two Drilling Contracts in Oman Oman >> 10/1/2014 - BP Oman awarded more than $400 million drilling contracts to KCA Deutag for the construction and operation of five new build land rigs for Khazzan project in Block 61. The rigs are being assembled in ...
DualEx Mobilizes Rig to BHN-1 Wellsite in Tunisia
Tunisia >> 9/26/2014 - DualEx Energy International Inc. announces that mobilization of a rig to the BHN-1 wellsite has begun with recompletion activities scheduled to commence once the rig is operational. ...
Maersk Names Fourth Ultra Deepwater Drillship
Denmark >> 9/25/2014 - Maersk Drilling’s fourth ultra deepwater drillship was named Thursday morning in a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea. Lene Berg, wife of Gregers Kud...
Maersk Receives 1Y Extension for Maersk Convincer
Malaysia >> 9/22/2014 - Petronas Carigali, the Exploration and Production subsidiary of the national oil company in Malaysia, has extended the contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Convincer by one year. Consequently, the rig ...
Ezion Signed $76m Contract to Provide a Service Rig
Singapore >> 9/15/2014 - The Board of Directors of Ezion Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that it has secured an agreement with a contract value of up to approximately USD 76 million over a 3 year period including exte...
10 Rigs Moved to Two Oil Fields Shared By Iran & Iraq
Iran >> 9/10/2014 - Ten new drilling rigs have been transferred to two oil fields shared by Iran and Iraq for accelerating their development, a deputy head of National Iranian Drilling Company said. ...
Rowan Provides Fleet Contract Status Update
United States >> 8/25/2014 - Rowan Companies plc announced that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of August 25, 2014. ...
Pacific Wins Contract Extension for Pacific Bora
Nigeria >> 8/25/2014 - Pacific Drilling S.A announced that Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, an affiliate of Chevron, has signed a firm contract extension for the Pacific Bora. As previously announced in our recent Fleet S...
Keppel Delivers Dukhan Jackup Rig to Qatar's GDI
Qatar >> 8/22/2014 - Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a unit of its subsidiary Keppel Offshore & Marine (KOM), delivered its fourth jackup Dukhan (300' ILC), to Gulf Drilling International Ltd. q.s.c. (GDI) of Qatar nin...

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