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Anadarko Contracts Two New Diamond Drillships
United States >> 5/17/2011 - Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. announced that a subsidiary of the Company has entered into two term drilling contracts with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. The contracts, which will utilize Diamond O...
Hyperdynamics Announces Extension of Letter of Intent
Guinea >> 5/9/2011 - Hyperdynamics Corporation announced that AGR Peak Well Management Ltd. (AGR) has signed an extension to a letter of intent on behalf of Hyperdynamics with Jasper Drilling Pte. Ltd. of Singapore regard...
Antrim Energy Contracts Rig for East Fyne Well
United Kingdom >> 5/6/2011 - Antrim Energy Inc., an international oil and gas exploration and production company, is pleased to announce that the Fyne Field joint venture (Antrim 35.1%), is presently acquiring site survey data an...
Lamprell on Jackup Rig Upgrade & Refurbishment Order
United Arab Emirates >> 5/3/2011 - Lamprell, a leading provider of specialist engineering services to the international oil & gas and renewables industry, is pleased to announce that during the first four months of 2011 orders have bee...
Seadrill Orders a New Tender Barge from COSCO Nantong
China >> 5/3/2011 - COSCO Nantong Shipyard has secured a contract with SEADRILL to construct a new self erecting tender drilling rig, T-17. SEADRILL was awarded two options by COSCO Shipyard in February 2011 when T15 and...
Cosco and Inocean Reveal New Drillship Design
Norway >> 5/3/2011 - COSCO (DALIAN) SHIPYARD CO LTD have awarded Inocean a contract for development and basic design of a new compact ultra deepwater drillship, INO-80, suitable for global operation. The design is being i...
Dockwise Announces USD 34 Million Contract Awards
Bermuda >> 5/2/2011 - Dockwise Ltd. announces 6 awards for Heavy Marine Transport (HMT) that have recently been secured by its subsidiary Dockwise Shipping with a total contract value of more than USD 34 million. ...
New Drilling Contract for Blackford Dolphin
Brazil >> 4/26/2011 - Dolphin Drilling Ltd, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, has entered into a Letter of Intent for the provision of the semi-submersible Blackford Dolphin for drilling of one well offshore Brazil. ...
Hyundai Wins Orders for Drillship and Containerships
South Korea >> 4/18/2011 - Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's biggest shipbuilder, won an order to build an ultra-deepwater drillship for Fred Olsen Energy. The contract also includes an option the Norwegian company can exer...
Songa Mercur Secures Contract with Gazflot LLC
Russia >> 4/18/2011 - Songa Offshore is pleased to announce that a firm contract for the use of Songa Mercur has been agreed and signed with Gazflot LLC, a Gazprom subsidiary. The contract covers the use of the Songa Mercu...
Transocean Wins a Drilling Contract Offshore Gabon
Gabon >> 4/14/2011 - Panoro Energy ASA, the independent oil and gas company with assets in West Africa and Brazil, is pleased to announce that a rig contract has been signed with Transocean for the Sedneth 701 semi-submer...
Seadrill Secures a New Contract in Malaysia
Malaysia >> 4/12/2011 - Seadrill has been awarded an 18 month contract by Murphy Sabah Oil Co Ltd for the semi tender rig West Menang to operate on the Kikeh Spar deepwater field in Malaysia. Estimated contract value is appr...
MIS Marks Final Delivery Payment On MENAdrill II
United Arab Emirates >> 4/11/2011 - UAE-based MIS Group (Maritime Industrial Services), a diversified engineering and contracting group focused on the energy sector, has received a final payment of US$ 17.1 million, following the delive...
AGR Signs a LOI with Jasper Drilling
Guinea >> 4/7/2011 - Hyperdynamics Corporation announced that AGR Peak Well Management Ltd. (AGR) has signed a letter of intent on behalf of Hyperdynamics with Jasper Drilling Pte. Ltd. of Singapore to contract the drill ...
Lamprell Announces New Contract Award In Jebel Ali
United Arab Emirates >> 3/30/2011 - Lamprell, a leading provider of specialist engineering services to the international oil & gas and renewable industry, is pleased to announce that it has received a new contract award from Weatherford...
Keppel Gets US$8m for Early Delivery of Alpha Star
Brazil >> 3/29/2011 - Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has delivered Alpha Star, the second of two DSSTM 38 semisubmersible rigs, to Brazil's Queiroz Galvao Oleo e Gas (QGOG) four months ahead of schedule and with zero lo...
Noble Options to Construct Two Additional Jackups
Switzerland >> 3/28/2011 - Noble Corporation has exercised two of its four options with Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard for the construction of additional high-specification heavy duty, harsh environment JU3000N ja...
New Rig for Statoil’s Fast-Track Portfolio
Norway >> 3/17/2011 - Statoil has awarded Songa Offshore a contract for hire of the semi-submersible rig Songa Delta, for use in the fast-track portfolio on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The contract value is appr...
Aminex Signs a Rental Contract for Caroil-6 Drill Rig
Tanzania >> 3/16/2011 - Aminex announces that it has signed a rental contract for use of the Caroil-6 drill rig at Nyuni Island, offshore Tanzania. ...
JDC Awards US$210 Million Jackup Contract to Keppel
Singapore >> 3/15/2011 - Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract worth about US$210 million from Japan Drilling Company (JDC) to build a KFELS Super B Class jackup rig. ...

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