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Aquaterra Energy Assists with BW Energy's Jack-Up Rig Conversion

Nov 10, 2021

Offshore energy industry engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has won a $4.4 million contract with BW Energy for delivery of multiple conductors tensioning units for the repurposing of the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig to an offshore installation (OI)…

Offshore Drillers Noble and Maersk Drilling to Merge

Nov 10, 2021

Denmark's Maersk Drilling and U.S. rival Noble Corp will merge in a $3.4 billion deal to form one of the world's largest offshore oil drilling rig companies, they said on Wednesday.The combined company is expected to reap annual cost savings…

Aker BP Makes Non-Commercial Oil Find in North Sea Off Norway

Nov 09, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has made a minor oil discovery at the well 24/12-7 - known as Lyderhorn East prospect - in the Norwegian section of the North Sea.The Lyderhorn East well was drilled about 17 kilometers southwest of the Bøyla field in the North Sea…

Petrobras Extends Safe Notos Flotel Charter

Nov 05, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has extended the contract with offshore accommodation firm Prosafe for the use of the Safe Notos semi-submersible flotel. Petrobras will use the Safe Notos for safety and maintenance support offshore Brazil.The…

VIDEO: Offshore Drilling Firm Velesto Orders Chela Cranes from NOV

Nov 04, 2021

Velesto Drilling, a Malaysia-based offshore drilling company, has ordered two Chela cranes from NOV's Gusto MSC, to be installed on a jack-up drilling rig.NOV said that the deal marked the first two orders for the 'new and cost-competitive version' of the Crane - the Chela Twins…

Transocean Posts 3Q Loss. Says Market Conditions, Dayrates Improving

Nov 02, 2021

Offshore drilling company Transocean on Tuesday posted a third-quarter loss, but the CEO Jeremy Tighpen praised fleet performance, improving market conditions, and rising dayrates.Swiss-based drilling contractor posted a third-quarter net loss of $130 million…

Two-year Charter: ExxonMobil Hires Valaris Drillship for Angola Drilling

Oct 27, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has awarded a two-year contract for Valaris' drillship Valaris DS-9 for operations in Angola.The drillship, formerly known as Ensco DS-9, will work for ExxonMobil's Angolan subsidiary Esso Exploration Angola.Delivered in 2015 by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea…

Neptune Energy Starts Drilling Production Wells at Fenja Field. First Oil in 1H 2023

Oct 26, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started drilling the first of four production wells on the Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea.The wells are being drilled by the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible rig, owned by CIMC, and operated by Odfjell Drilling…

Lamprell to Convert BW Energy's Jack-Up Rig into Production Unit

Oct 25, 2021

Lamprell, a company building large structures for the offshore energy industry, has won a rig conversion contract with the Oslo-listed oil and gas company BW Energy (BWE).The scope of work involves the conversion of BWE’s Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig into an offshore production facility…

Prosafe Wins More Work with TotalEnergies for Safe Caledonia Flotel

Oct 22, 2021

Oil and gas firm TotalEnergies E&P UK,  subsidiary of the French energy giant TotalEnergies, has chartered Prosafe's Safe Caledonia offshore accommodation rig for work in the UK North Sea.Under the 270-day contract, the Safe Caledonia will provide…

GMS Bags Work for Two Jack-ups

Oct 21, 2021

GMS, a provider of self‐propelled, self‐elevating support vessels for the offshore energy industries has secured a 12-month or an E Class vessel with an unamed engineering, procurement and construction cliane in the MENA region.The contract is due to start at the end of December 2021…

Digitalization: Designing with a Digital Twin

Oct 20, 2021

According to Oil & Gas UK’s latest Tech Insights report, data and digital solutions are finally becoming an integral part of the asset lifecycle. One of the largest areas where they’re applied is facilities management, but what about the design phase…

Northern Drilling Cancels Another Drillship Order with DSME

Oct 18, 2021

Billionaire John Fredriksen-owned offshore drilling company Northern Drilling has canceled another drillship order with South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.After canceling the order for the West Aquila drillship in August…

Esgian: Seadrill’s Fleet Value Plunges

Oct 15, 2021

Seadrill’s creditors are now the proud owners of 24 offshore rigs. The most important question for them: what are they worth? Esgian's Hans Jacob Bassoe writes.Earlier this year, Seadrill filed for chapter 11 for the second time since 2017 and…

In a World's First, Valaris Drillship Achieves ABS Enhanced Electrical System Notation

Oct 12, 2021

Offshore drilling company Valaris said Tuesday its ultra-deepwater drillship VALARIS DS-12 had become the first vessel in the world to receive the ABS Enhanced Electrical System Notation EHS-E.Valaris upgraded the drillship's electrical system to secure the notation…

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