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Odfjell Drilling Secures Record Breaking Deal with BP
Odfjell Drilling Secures Record Breaking Deal with BP United Kingdom >> 1/10/2012 - Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a significant pre-contract award with BP for the provision of a new build, semi-submersible drilling unit for use in the UK’s West of Shetland region. The contract va...
Keppel Deepwater Semisubmersible for Diamond Offshore
Keppel Deepwater Semisubmersible for Diamond Offshore United States >> 1/9/2012 - Keppel AmFELS LLC, a US wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has secured a contract from Diamond Offshore to construct and upgrade a moored semisubmersible rig with de...
Songa Offshore Provides December Fleet Update
Norway >> 1/8/2012 - Songa Venus remained on location for Petronas Carigali, Malaysia through-out the period. The rig was shut down during the majority of the period and completed earlier announced repairs and testing of ...
Shell Hires Regalia Rig for Draugen Project
Norway >> 1/3/2012 - Prosafe has been awarded a 150-day contract by A/S Norske Shell using the Regalia for accommodation support at the Draugen Topside Campaign Project offshore Norway. On site operations are planned to c...
CGX Reports Ocean Saratoga Enroute to Guyana
Guyana >> 1/3/2012 - CGX Energy Inc. is pleased to announce that the Ocean Saratoga semi-submersible drilling rig departed the Gulf of Mexico on January 1st and is now under tow to the Guyana-Suriname Basin to drill the C...
PetroFlame Awarded Burner Boom for Island Innovator
China >> 1/3/2012 - Grenland Group has been awarded a contract for two PetroFlame burner booms for the semisubmersible drilling and intervention rig, Island Innovator. Island Innovator is owned by Marine Accurate Well AS...
Sahar Offshore Rig Entered Persian Gulf
Iran >> 1/1/2012 - Managing director of North Drilling Company (NDCO), Hedayatolah Khademi announced that Sahar 1 offshore drilling rig has been entered into Iran’s national waters in the Persian Gulf and has been based...
Fairmount Sherpa Moved Egyptian Oil Rig
Fairmount Sherpa Moved Egyptian Oil Rig Egypt >> 12/29/2011 - Tug FAIRMOUNT SHERPA has successfully towed jack-up drilling rig BAHARIA I to her new position in the Zeit Bay oil field in the Gulf of Suez. The FAIRMOUNT SHERPA is one of five supertugs owned by Fai...
Patterson-UTI Retiring Thirty-One Drilling Rigs
United States >> 12/29/2011 - Patterson-Uti Energy, Inc. announced that it is retiring thirty-one of its drilling rigs in December 2011. The rigs being retired have an average rating of 735 horsepower and thirty of the rigs are m...
Lamprell to Construct and Deliver Hull 108 Rig
United States >> 12/28/2011 - Lamprell, a leading provider of specialist engineering services to the international offshore and onshore oil & gas and renewables industries, is pleased to announce that it has received a contract aw...
36 New Drilling Rigs to Join NIDCs Fleet
Iran >> 12/24/2011 - Speaking on the 32nd anniversary of establishment of the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) in Ahwaz south of Iran, managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said that current...
FAIR Awarded Rig Transportation Contract by Hercules
Malta >> 12/23/2011 - Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the jack-up drilling rig Hercules 185 from Pascagoula, Mississippi to West Africa in the First Quarte...
Keppel Secures New DSS 38E Semi from Sete Brasil
Brazil >> 12/22/2011 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiary Fernvale Pte. Ltd., has secured a contract worth approximately US$809 million from Urca Drilling B.V., a subsidiary of Sete Brasil Par...
Petromanas Secures Rig for 2012 Drilling Program
Albania >> 12/21/2011 - Petromanas Energy Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with KCA Deutag to secure a drilling rig for use in its 2012 drilling program. The initial contract is valued at approx...
Fairmount Marine Tows Noble Paul Romano to Egypt
Fairmount Marine Tows Noble Paul Romano to Egypt Egypt >> 12/20/2011 - Fairmount Marine’s powerful tug FAIRMOUN SHERPA has safely towed the semi-submersible drilling rig NOBLE PAUL ROMANO from the Gulf of Mexico to Egypt. The tow was over a distance of close to 8,000 mil...
Sembcorp Marine Secures Semi-Submersible Rig
Singapore >> 12/15/2011 - Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard has secured a US$291.6 million contract to build an accommodation semi-submersible rig with options for another two units from Prosafe, the world's leading...
Prosafe Awarded a Safe Hibernia Contract
Mexico >> 12/13/2011 - Prosafe has been awarded a contract by Cotemar Group (“charterer”) for a contract extension for Safe Hibernia to be used at Pemex’ Cantarell field in Mexico. The Safe Hibernia bareboat contract is ext...
KONGSBERG Wins Marine Automation Systems Contract
Norway >> 12/12/2011 - KONGSBERG has been awarded a significant offshore automation contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). The contract covers deliveries to two semi-submersible drilling rigs (Cat-D)...
Keppel to Deliver Sixth Ultra-Deepwater Semi to Ensco
Singapore >> 12/10/2011 - Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) is on course to deliver ENSCO 8505, the sixth of seven ENSCO 8500 Series ultra-deepwater semisubmersible (semi) drilling rigs to Ensco safely, on time and within budg...
Det norske Secures Rig for Draupne
Norway >> 12/9/2011 - Det norske oljeselskap ASA has, on behalf of the Draupne group, awarded Maersk Drilling with a Letter of Award (LoA) for Jack-up rig for the Draupne development project. The rig is a CJ-70 ultra harsh...

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