Norway's Ocean Rig has suffered a major blow by the cancellation of a significant order from Petrobras for five new drilling units.
[Read more ] • 30.11.2012
Rig owner Songa Offshore reports that the Songa Mercur has secured a new drilling contract offshore Vietnam.
[Read more ] • 10.06.2013
Norway's AGR has been appointed to manage a rig contract for British-based Genel Energy for a future deepwater drilling programme.
[Read more ] • 01.05.2013
Jackup Energy Endeavour has been secured for a new 60 day drilling contract in the North Sea.
[Read more ] • 20.02.2013
Chevron in the North Sea has confirmed reports that a newly placed rig contract is for its future West of Shetlands Rosebank development.
[Read more ] • 23.11.2012
Rig builder Lamprell has just delivered a new jackup to the global drilling fleet.
[Read more ] • 22.01.2013
Ocean's Rig's harsh environment deepwater semi-submersible is set to play a part in further exploration offshore Ireland in the Atlantic Margin.
[Read more ] • 14.01.2013
Houston-based Camac Energy has sourced a rig to drill a further well on a deepwater field offshore Nigeria.
[Read more ] • 08.01.2013
Fred. Olsen Energy's Dolphin Drilling subsidiary has secured a US $1.064 billion contract for a newbuild harsh environment deepwater semi-submersible which is being built by Hyundai.
[Read more ] • 29.10.2012
Drilling unit Borgny Dolphin is set to remain in Brazil for another year after securing a new deal.
[Read more ] • 02.01.2013
Noble Energy is set to collect US $79 million after securing deals to sell two jack up rigs.
[Read more ] • 11.12.2012
Harsh environment driller Leiv Eiriksson is shortly due to demobilise and head back to Norway after completing a series of exploration wells offshore the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.
[Read more ] • 06.12.2012
Driller Rowan Companies has opted to begin building a fourth ultra-deepwater drillship with a South Korean shipyard.
[Read more ] • 10.09.2012
Aberdeen-based Dolphin Drilling has confirmed that its latest newbuild rig will be spearheading Chevron's Rosebank development in the UK West of Shetlands region.
[Read more ] • 27.11.2012
Reports are circulating that the recently contracted newbuild semi-submersible Bollstsa Dolphin ordered by Dolphin Drilling is set to work for Chevron in the UK sector.
Norwegian contractor Prosafe is betting on a booming offshore accommodation market by committing spending on another new offshore support vessel.
[Read more ] • 19.11.2012
Shell has chosen to extend a contract with the Noble jackup Hans Deul which is currently operating in the UK sector of the Central North Sea.
[Read more ] • 05.09.2012
Pacific Drilling in Luxembourg has clinched a US $527 million deal for its newbuild drillship Pacific Khamsin with Chevron.
[Read more ] • 16.11.2012
Rig owner Songa Offshore has reached a preliminary deal to sell its Songa Eclipse semi-submersible.
[Read more ] • 22.10.2012
Transocean's semi-submersible Spitsbergen is set to head for the Marulk field development after being given clearance to drill there by the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority.
[Read more ] • 12.10.2012
Will build a moored semisubmersible rig.
[Read more ] • 16.08.2012
Fast track development and production drilling projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf are set to be supported by major new rig contracts worth a total of NOK 9.17 billion (US $1.603 bn) which have been signed by Statoil.
[Read more ] • 03.10.2012
New drilling work has been awarded to the Bideford Dolphin rig operating offshore Norway worth US $520 million.
Seadrill's West Navigator drillship rig has been contracted to drill a new exploration well offshore Norway next year on the Novus prospect.
[Read more ] • 28.09.2012
Norway's Fred. Olsen Energy has secured a new US $252 million deal for its Bredford Dolphin rig through subsidiary Dolphin Drilling.
[Read more ] • 25.09.2012
Salamander Energy reports that the newbuild Atwood Mako jackup rig is about to spud its first well as part of a development drilling programme offshore Thailand.
[Read more ] • 20.09.2012
New drilling contracts have been secured by Fred Olsen's Dolphin Drilling subsidiary for the Borgland Dolphin rig worth up to US $575 million.
[Read more ] • 17.09.2012
After Ocean Rig announced a new single well contract for the Eirik Raude semi-submersible offshore Ireland Providence Resources has confirmed the drilling unit is destined for the Dunquin prospect.
[Read more ] • 13.09.2012
Awilco's WilPhoenix semi-submersible has secured new drilling contracts worth a total of US $148 million during the second quarter this year the rig owner has reported.
[Read more ] • 24.08.2012
Oslo-listed UK North Sea driller Awilco says the prospects for the offshore rig market in the region look good for the rest of this year and on into 2014.