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Friday, 07 October 2016 09:40

Transocean Winner loaded onto Hawk

The Transocean Winner has been loaded onto the Hawk semisubmersible heavy lift ship, and is preparing for its journey to…
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 08:57

Beleaguered rig readies for latest move attempt

UK authorities are hopeful that they may finally have a weather window to move the Transocean Winner semisubmersible rig. With…
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.…
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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…