Join OEdigital on Facebook Join OEdigital on LinkedIn Join OEdigital on Twitter
 
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 11:12

NADL newbuild delayed again

North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) entered an amendment agreement with Jurong Shipyard that will extend the delivery deferral period of the…
Monday, 03 October 2016 03:29

New Lamprell CEO starts job

Dubai-based rig builder and engineering firm Lamprell's new CEO Christopher McDonald has taken up his role as firm enters "challenging…
Friday, 30 September 2016 04:16

Lamprell delivers rig, wins floatel contract

Rig builder and engineering firm Lamprell delivered its latest newbuild jackup and won a new contract.  The new US$90 million…
Friday, 30 September 2016 03:54

Songa sheds staff as strike bites

A strike by workers in the Norwegian sector has led to a number of rigs in the basin having to…
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 14:00

Looking toward the bright side

Quest Offshore, recently acquired by Wood Mackenzie in August, outlines the highlights of the global deepwater drilling market, region by region.…
Published in OE Exclusive
Friday, 23 September 2016 03:11

Weather delays Transocean Winner move training

A containment boom deployment training exercise ahead of moving a rig which had grounded on the Scottish coast has been…
Aquaterra Energy and Plexus Holdings have developed a light weight, dual barrier high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) riser system which can be…
Thursday, 15 September 2016 12:27

Statoil to use Scarabeo 5 for Snorre

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Statoil consent to use the Scarabeo 5 mobile drilling facility for well…
Thursday, 15 September 2016 09:41

Providence in Irish rig tender

Providence Resources is putting a tender for a rig contract for the 2017 Druid drilling program in the southern Porcupine…
Thursday, 08 September 2016 04:17

OHT to transport Transocean Winner

Norwegian firm Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been contracted to transport the Transocean Winner drilling rig to Turkey using a…
The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said after Hurricane Hermine hit Western Florida early this morning (2…
Friday, 02 September 2016 10:35

Transocean Winner to go to Turkey

Preparations are being made for the Transocean Winner to be transported as ‘dry cargo’ to Turkey, according to the Maritime…
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 16:09

BSEE: 22% of GoM oil production shut-in

Image from AccuWeather. Click to enlarge. The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) updated its statistics on storm…
Monday, 29 August 2016 14:47

Gulf storm leads to evacuations, shut-ins

A threatening storm in the Gulf of Mexico has forced oil and gas operators to evacuate six production platforms and…
Monday, 29 August 2016 14:16

GustoMSC launches new rig design

Dutch outfit GustoMSC has launched a new harsh environment drilling semisubmersible series, OCEAN-HE. The OCEAN850-HE and OCEAN1600-HE have been designed…