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Tuesday, 26 May 2015 07:56

Bentec secures Caspian contract

Drilling rig equipment manufacturer Bentec has been awarded three multi-million dollar contracts, including the firm’s first complete rig for the…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / May
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 03:37

Acona completes Perenco wells

Well drilling and management specialists Acona UK have completed a two-well campaign for Perenco UK in the Southern North Sea.…
Thursday, 26 March 2015 04:19

Fincantieri outlines new drilship

Italian ship designer and builder Fincantieri will today (26 March) outline its new drillship design, Proxima. Proxima is a new…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / March
Monday, 16 March 2015 17:18

Petrobras starts up Papa Terra TLP

Petrobras started production from the P-61 platform at the Papa Terra heavy oil field, offshore Brazil, the operator confirmed on…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / March
Antelope Oil Tool has developed the CentraMax series, a centralizer design that addresses issues with standoff and efficiency in cementing…
Thursday, 05 March 2015 03:58

Lamprell delivers India-bound jackup

Dubai-based fabrication and engineering firm Lamprell has delivered the jackup drilling rig Greatdrill Chaaru to Greatship Global Energy Services within…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / March
Thursday, 26 February 2015 02:44

Rig operators look for silver lining

Offshore drilling rig operators have put a positive spin on the tough market conditions, suggesting that the downturn could improve…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 01:33

Odfjell sinks but inks Johan Sverdrup contract

Norwegian drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling has sunk into the red and suspended 2014 dividents after taking a major write-down on…
Friday, 14 November 2014 02:07

Halliburton, Baker Hughes in merger talks

Baker Hughes and Halliburton are in ‘preliminary discussions’ in regards to a possible merger between the two oil services providers,…
Thursday, 06 November 2014 02:32

Odfjell gets hands on Deepsea Aberdeen

Odfjell Drilling has taken delivery of Deepsea Aberdeen semisubmersible drilling rig from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea. …
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:18

Tercel, Total debut cutter collaboration

Tercel Oilfield Products introduced its patented MicroCORE cutting system, developed in collaboration with Total. The launch took place at the Society…
Friday, 17 October 2014 19:23

NOV announces restructure

NOV has restructured into three business segments: NOV Rig Systems, NOV Wellbore Technologies, and NOV Completion & Production Solutions. NOV…
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 03:18

SHI picks ABB for Ocean Rig MODUs

ABB is to deliver total power solutions to Ocean Rig’s two new seventh generation integrated design mobile offshore drilling units…
Monday, 08 September 2014 04:08

Sevan Louisiana issues continue

Sevan Drilling's cylindrical drilling unit, the Sevan Louisiana (pictured), continues to encounter operational difficulties due to the BOP and supporting…
Monday, 25 August 2014 09:46

USITC confirms OCTG dumping in US

On Friday, The US International Trade Commission endorsed anti-dumping duties on steel pipe imports from four Asian countries, Turkey, and…