Offshore Drilling News

Njord Facilities Selected as Preferred Concept for Pil & Bue Development in Norway
Norway >> 11/4/2016 - Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, is pleased to announce that the partners in the P...
INPEX Concludes Exploration Drilling Offshore Japan
Japan >> 10/28/2016 - INPEX announced that the drilling operations on an exploratory well offshore Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures that began on June 5, 2016 were concluded on October 26, 2016. ...
Low-Pressure Gas Appearance Occurred at 71st Well of Gunashli 19th Jacket
Azerbaijan >> 9/26/2016 - A low-pressure gas appearance occurred turning into spouter during the repairing work at 71st on 19th jacket of Gunashli field operated by 28 May oil and gas production department of Azneft production...
Considerable Johan Castberg Spin-Offs
Norway >> 9/13/2016 - Statoil’s proposed impact assessment programme for the Johan Castberg project reveals that the project will be important to Norwegian industry and have strong ripple effects. ...
Iranian Contractors Responsible for 80% of Offshore Drillings
Iran >> 8/29/2016 - Managing Director of National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) Heidar Bahmani says Iranian contractors have an 80% share in offshore drilling. ...
NIDC Indigenizes Crane Boom Construction for Offshore Drilling
Iran >> 7/4/2016 - National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) has localized construction of crane booms for offshore drilling operations, an NIDC official said. ...
Maersk Oil & Gas Uses TenarisHydril Premium Connections for HP/HT Well
Norway >> 6/27/2016 - Maersk Oil & Gas Norway faced the challenge of drilling the exploratory 6406/6-4S (Tvillingen S?r) well in block PL510, located in the difficult waters of Norway. This offshore exploration well had bo...
INPEX Commences Exploratory Drilling Offshore Japan
Japan >> 6/7/2016 - INPEX commenced drilling operations on an exploratory well offshore Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures on June 5. The drilling operations are part of a project commissioned by the Agency of Natural Res...
Rosneft & PetroVietnam Expand Cooperation
Russia >> 5/16/2016 - Rosneft and Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) PetroVietnam have signed a cooperation agreement. The document was signed in the presence of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister of th...
Lukoil Drives In Risers at Filanovsky
Russia >> 4/22/2016 - LUKOIL commenced driving in of marine risers at V. Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea. This operation precedes drilling of development wells. ...
SOCAR President Visits Guneshli field’s Platform
Azerbaijan >> 2/12/2016 - SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev visited the platform 10 of Guneshli field to see the situation after extinguishing fire, which was caused by the accident due to severe storm on December 4, 2015. SOC...
Fire Extinguished on Guneshli Platform#10
Azerbaijan >> 2/10/2016 - A fire occurred in the wells as a result of the accident on the deepwater platform of Guneshli field due to the severe storm at the Caspian Sea was completely extinguished. The fire damaged wells’ equ...
FES International to Supply DBSC to Subsea 7
United States >> 4/17/2015 - UK oil and gas engineering firm FES International has been awarded a contract by Subsea 7 for the supply of fully automated Diverless Bend Stiffener Connectors (DBSCs). ...
Claxton Awarded Multi-Well Slot Recovery Campaign
United Arab Emirates >> 10/27/2014 - Claxton Engineering, an Acteon company, has been awarded a 12-month contract for multiple well slot recoveries in the Arabian Gulf, enabling a field operator to extend the economic life of its platfor...
Benthic Breaks Record for Seabed Geotechnical Drilling
Tanzania >> 3/3/2014 - Benthic, a global geosciences company, recently broke its record dive depth performed by the Company’s proprietary Portable Remotely Operated Drill (PROD) while working off the coast of Tanzania. PROD...
GSP Offshore Inks a Two-Year Contract with Gazpromneft-Sakhalin
Russia >> 12/20/2013 - GSP Offshore announces GSP Saturn will provide offshore drilling services in Pechora Sea, in the south eastern part of the Barents Sea, on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation. GSP Saturn ...
OptaSense Named “Best Drilling & Well Technology 2013”
United Kingdom >> 12/12/2013 - OptaSense announces its distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) was named winner of the “Best Drilling and Well Technology” in 2013 by Oil & Gas Agenda magazine. The award recognizes those companies who ha...
OptaSense Develops DAS System with Shell
United Kingdom >> 12/11/2013 - OptaSense, the global leader in distributed acoustic sensing (DAS), is to develop the world’s first fully marinised and qualified DAS system in a joint programme with Shell. ...
Odfjell Drilling to Provide Platform Drilling on Mariner
United Kingdom >> 4/10/2013 - Statoil has awarded the contract for drilling services on the Mariner platform on the UK continental shelf to UK-based Odfjell Drilling. ...
GSP to Provide Offshore Drilling for Dolginskoye Field
Russia >> 3/12/2013 - Operations are scheduled to start at the beginning of June and will be carried out in Dolginskoye oil field, located in the Pechora Sea, in the south eastern part of the Barents Sea, the continental s...

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