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Wednesday, 23 March 2016 11:33

GustoMSC releases NG-3500X jackup design

The NG-3500X is the latest design in GustoMSC’s series of self-propelled jack-up designs – the NG series. Based on the…
Bourbon has taken delivery of the Bourbon Arctic from the Vard Brattvåg shipyard (Norway) and completed her first anchor handling…
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 04:27

Songa refinances as delays bite

Songa Offshore is looking to raise US$150 million in cash to help it deliver the fourth and final Cat D…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / March
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall a drilling permit for wildcat well 35/8-6 S, in block 35/8 of…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / March
Monday, 14 March 2016 14:19

West Epsilon to P&A on Huldra

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has given Statoil consent to use the West Epsilon jackup drilling facility for permanent…
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 07:12

Weatherford rig integration

In this video, Weatherford illustrates that upgrading a rig with the right integrated solution can result in a safer, more…
Published in OE Media
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 03:37

Transocean delays five newbuilds to 2020

Global offshore drilling giant Transocean has set back the delivery date for five new jackup rigs by nearly four years. …
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / March
Friday, 04 March 2016 10:13

Geoquip Marine releases new rig

Geoquip Marine, a geotechnical engineering and offshore drilling company, will unveil its new GMTR150 rig at Oceanology International in London.…
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 00:00

The final countdown

The floating rig market is preparing for the most challenging year ahead. Leslie Cook, of Quest Offshore, explains. Noble Corp.…
Published in OE: 2016 / March
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 00:00

Charting demand

35 offshore projects and 100 rig years have slipped after the oil price collapse. Oddmund Føre, Analyst, Rystad Energy, explains.…
Published in OE: 2016 / March
Thursday, 25 February 2016 11:04

Expro inks Statoil framework agreement

Expro secured a new framework agreement with Statoil in the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The agreement, for three years with…
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 03:03

Ocean Rig: No recovery until 2018, earliest

Drilling contractor Ocean Rig CEO George Economou has warned that a recovery for the oil and gas industry might not…
Maersk Training has launched an offshore crane operator program designed to grant crane operators and their companies access to offshore…
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 03:43

BOP problems let down Songa

Blow out preventer (BOP) related issues have hit Songa Offshore with low earnings on two of its new Cat D…
Monday, 08 February 2016 04:06

Murphy drops Transocean rig

Murphy Oil Corp. has elected to terminate the contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Discoverer Deep Seas. The rig's contract was…