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Partners on the Leviathan gas project offshore Israel have opted to end a rig contract with Atwood Oceanics in favor…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / July
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

Seeking P&A alternatives

Elaine Maslin surveys some of the plugging and abandonment solutions presented at Sintef’s Experimental P&A Research for the North Sea…
Published in OE: 2017 / July
Island Drilling has been awarded a drilling contract with OMV Norge for one well on the Wisting license in the…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / June
Seadrill and North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) have agreed to further extend a framework deal with Rosneft for the use…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / June
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 09:31

Sevan Developer delayed again

Sevan Drilling has announced yet another delivery deferral agreement for the Sevan Developer. This time, the delay has been extended…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / May
Danish drilling rig operator Maersk Drilling has said it doesn't expect to see significant improvements in offshore rig demand until…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / May
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 14:14

Drillship design gets ABS approval

ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the offshore industry, is working with industry to improve efficiencies in…
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 03:50

Seadrill sells rigs to Shelf Drilling

  Seadrill is to sell three jackup rigs, the West Triton, West Resolute and West Mischief, to Shelf Drilling for…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / May
Monday, 01 May 2017 04:13

Lamprell delivers 9th rig to Lamprell

Lamprell has completed construction on the final jackup drilling rig in a series of nine, the Al Lulu, and delivered…
Thursday, 20 April 2017 12:03

Statoil to drill at Kayak in Barents

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Statoil, the operator for production license 532, consent to drill exploration well 7219/9-2…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / April
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:34

Statoil gets Barents Blåmann permit

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for well 7121/8-1, named Blåmann in the Barents…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / April
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:17

NPD grants Aker BP Volund permit

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for well 24/9-11 S, cf. Section 8 of…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / April
Friday, 07 April 2017 11:36

Lamprell delivers Shelf Drilling jackup

Shelf Drilling, Ltd. has taken delivery of its second newbuild jackup rig – Shelf Drilling Krathong (SDK) – from Lamprell.…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / April
Thursday, 06 April 2017 13:28

Vantage acquires Hercules jackup

Vantage Drilling International has acquired the Hercules 260, a Marathon LeTourneau Class jackup drilling unit, from Hercules Offshore for an…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / April
Recent rig count data suggests that there are no big moves over or under for offshore rig counts from February…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / April