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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…
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 03:33

Transocean Winner under tow to safer waters

Transocean's Transocean Winner semisubmersible drilling rig, which ran aground on a Scottish Island more than two weeks ago, is now…
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 18:36

Cathelco wins Lamprell MGPS order

Cathelco Middle East FZC based in Sharjah won an order to supply a marine growth prevention system (MGPS) for the…
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 02:28

Grounded rig Transocean Winner refloated

At 10pm last night (Monday 22 August) the Transocean Winner drilling rig was successfully refloated from Dalmore Bay, on the…
Monday, 22 August 2016 03:58

Sembcorp acquires LMG Marin

Singaporean shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine is set to acquire 100% equity stake in Norway-headquartered LMG Marin for US$20 million. LMG is…
Monday, 22 August 2016 03:49

Seadrill disputes Pemex rig termination

Seadrill has received a notice of termination from Pemex for the West Pegasus drilling contract, effective 16 August 2016.  …
Bollsta Dolphin, Fred. Olsen Energy and Hyundai Heavy Industries have resolved their dispute and differences relating to the newbuilding contract…