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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 03:16

Pemex cuts short jackup contract

Mexico's Pemex has cut short a contract for use of Aban Offshore's jackup Deep Driller I. Pemex served a notice…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May
Thursday, 05 May 2016 03:16

Atwood sells rig, idles another

US-based driller Atwood Oceanics has sold its semisubmersible drilling rig Atwood Falcon for recycling and scheduled the Atwood Eagle semisubmersible…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May
Drilling giant Transocean swung back into profit in Q1 2016, despite revenues having hemorrhaged compared to Q1 2015. Rig utilization…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / May
Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has completed the acquisition of Cameron International Corporation's (Cameron) offshore product division, which comprises…
Sunday, 01 May 2016 00:00

Drilling on a global scale

Weatherford’s Snorre Lutnes examines managed pressure drilling applications across key regions. MPD deployment. Images from Weatherford. Once reserved as a…
Published in OE: 2016 / May
Monday, 25 April 2016 11:28

Ocean Rig buys Cerrado drillship

Cyprus-based Ocean Rig has stepped in to buy the sixth generation ultra-deepwater (UDW) drillship Cerrado, which once drilled the giant…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / April
Interocean Marine Services have been awarded a five-year contract by Maersk Oil North Sea UK for the provision of rig…
Friday, 22 April 2016 15:21

Cross Group wins Trinidad gig

The Cross Group has won a contract to assist in pulling five flexible flowlines and an umbilical, with a maximum…
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 17:07

Transocean delays 2 UDW drillships

Transocean, has opted to delay delivery, and final payments, on two dynamically positioned ultra-deepwater (UDW) drillships currently under construction at…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / April
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 03:51

Paragon inks extensions, drops dayrates

Offshore drilling firm Paragon Offshore has picked up two contract extensions, having reduced day rates. In the Middle East, a…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / April
Monday, 18 April 2016 10:12

RS completes survey of MODU pair

The repair of the Polyarnaya Zvezda and Severnoye Siyaniye, sixth generation semisubmersible mobile offshore drilling units (MODU), have been completed under…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / April
Friday, 15 April 2016 03:44

Sevan rig deferred again

Sevan Drilling and Cosco have agreed to defer delivery of the new-build Sevan Developer cylindrical drilling rig for another six…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / April
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:37

Statoil to drill Norwegian wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil a drilling permit for wells 30/11-12 S and 30/11-12 A in production…
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 03:40

Songa's Cat D starts work on Skuld

The third of four new Cat D rigs being built to work for Statoil by drilling contractor Songa Offshore has…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / April
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:29

Statoil to use Stena Don for Fram

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Statoil consent to use the Stena Don mobile drilling facility for drilling and…