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Borr Drilling Secures Work for Two Jack-Up Rigs

Dec 17, 2021

Jack-up drilling rig contractor Borr Drilling has won a contract with BW Energy for its jack-up drilling rig Norve for work in Gabon. The contract is scheduled to start in the second half of 2022 after the completion of the rig's current contract…

CGX's Kawa-1 Well in Guyana Encounters Oil, but Drilling Costs Rise

Dec 16, 2021

Canadian-based firm Frontera Energy, the majority owner of CGX Energy and its partner in the Corentyne Block offshore Guyana, has informed that the Kawa-1 exploration well, spudded in the block in August, has encountered hydrocarbon presence…

Petrobras Books Another Seadrill Drillship for Búzios Drilling

Dec 13, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Limited has secured a contract for the West Jupiter drillship with Brazil's Petrobras for work in the Búzios field offshore Brazil. The contract is for a firm term of 1,040 days with the start-up slated for December 2022…

Norway: Lundin Gets OK to Drill at Melstein Prospect

Dec 09, 2021

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety regulator PSA Norway has granted Lundin Energy Norway consent to drill an exploration well in block 6306/9 in the Norwegian sea.Lundin Energy will use Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig for the operation…

PGNiG Drills Duster at Fat Canyon Prospect Offshore Norway

Dec 09, 2021

Polish oil firm PGNiG has drilled a dry well in the production licence 937, in the Norwegian Sea.The well, formally named 'Well 6306/3-1 S' - the Fat Canyon Prospect - was drilled using Dolphin Drilling's Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig…

Prosafe's Flotel Extends Stay in Trinidad

Dec 09, 2021

Offshore accommodation rig owner Prosafe said Thursday it had secured a contract extension in Trinidad and Tobago for its Safe Concordia flotel.The charter takes the firm operational period for the rig through to end-January 2022. The total value of the contract extension…

FAR's Gambia Well Finds Oil Traces. Side-track Required after 'Significant Fluid Losses'

Dec 06, 2021

FAR, an Australian oil and gas company that began drilling at the Bambo-1 exploratory well in Block A2 off the coast of The Gambia last month, said Monday the well had encountered oil traces but would have to be plugged and side-tracked after…

Singapore's Temasek Working with Portfolio Firms in Green Transition

Dec 02, 2021

Singapore state investor Temasek is working with its portfolio companies to help them become more green as advancing sustainability goals becomes the new normal, the firm's chief sustainability officer said on Thursday.Temasek, with a portfolio valued at S$381 billion ($278…

Odfjell Drilling Nets One-well Gig with Lundin Energy for Deepsea Stavanger Rig

Dec 01, 2021

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has awarded a one-well contract to Odfjell Drilling for the use of the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig off Norway.The rig owner said Wednesday that the well had been exercised as part of the options agreed in…

Australia: Western Gas Hires Valaris Offshore Rig for 'High-impact' Sasanof Offshore Well

Nov 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas has signed a formal contract with offshore drilling firm Valaris for the MS-1 semi-submersible rig to drill the Sasanof-1 exploration well.The Sasanof-1 exploration well is in permit WA-519-P in Commonwealth waters about 207 km northwest of Onslow…

Petrobras Awards Long-term Charters for Seadrill Drillship Duo

Nov 26, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill has won two contracts with Brazil's Petrobras for the West Carina and West Tellus drillship.The two rigs will work on the Búzios field offshore Brazil. Both contracts have been signed on a 3-year fixed-term basis…

India: ONGC Awards Shelf Drilling Rig a Three-year Deal

Nov 23, 2021

Shallow water drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract for one of its jack-up rigs in India.The contract, with India's national oil company ONGC, is for the Ron Tappmeyer jack-up drilling unit, for offshore operations in Indian waters…

Lukoil Makes Oil Discovery Offshore Mexico

Nov 23, 2021

Russian oil company Lukoil has said it has discovered an oil field within the Yoti West structure at Block 12 offshore Mexico. The field was discovered after drilling the first exploration well. According to preliminary estimates, the initial oil in place reaches 250 million barrels…

FAR Spuds Bambo-1 Well Offshore The Gambia

Nov 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm FAR has started drilling at the Bambo-1 exploration well in Block A2, offshore The Gambia.'The Stena IceMax drillship arrived on site on 12 November Gambian time and after completing preparations, has successfully spudded the well…

Improved Dayrates: GMS Scores Extensions for Two Jack-ups

Nov 12, 2021

GMS, a provider of self‐propelled, self‐elevating support vessels for the offshore energy industry, has won two contract extensions for its jack-ups.GMS said Thursday the contracts were for a K and S Class vessel and on improved dayrates.'The…

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