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Standard ETC Buys 25% Stake in Dolphin Drilling

May 06, 2022

Standard ETC, an Oslo-listed company previously known as Standard Drilling, has acquired 25% in offshore drilling operator Dolphin Drilling for USD 10 million through an equity issue.Martin Nes, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Standard…

INPEX Starts Drilling Operation Offshore Japan

May 06, 2022

Japanese oil and gas company INPEX has started exploratory drilling operations offshore Japan.The company said that the drilling had started offshore Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures in Japan on May 5, 2022.The project involves conducting exploratory…

Baker Hughes, Halliburton, Schlumberger, Others Win $2,1B in Drilling, Services Deals with Equinor

May 06, 2022

Oilfield services giants Baker Hughes, Halliburton, and Schlumberger have signed a contract extension with the Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor for the integrated drilling and well services on Equinor-operated fields offshore Norway.Equinor said Friday it was…

SapuraOMV Set to Spud Kanga-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

May 05, 2022

Oil and gas company SapuraOMV is set to start drilling the Kanga-1 well offshore Western Australia in a few days, ASX-listed oil and gas company Finder Energy, a partner in the project, said Thursday.Finder said that the Diamond Offshore Ocean…

China: After Jade Well Duster, Empyrean Eyes Topaz Prospect Drilling in 2023

May 05, 2022

Oil and gas company Empyrean Energy plans to drill another well in its Block 29/11 offshore China, despite the disappointing result from the Jade well announced last week.Empyrean drilled the Jade well, which it had described as a 'world-class' prospect…

Pavo-1 Discovery is 'Stellar' Exploration Success, Carnarvon Says. Shares Resource Estimate

May 02, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy said the recent Pavo-1 oil discovery it made with operator Santos offshore W. Australia was a 'stellar exploration success.'The company has completed its Pavo resource assessment and said that…

Aker BP Books Maersk Drilling Jack-Up for Ivar Aasen Field Drilling

May 02, 2022

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has won a contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP for the jack-up rig Maersk Invincible.Under the contract, the ultra-harsh environment drilling unit will drill three infill wells at the Ivar Aasen field offshore Norway…

One-Dyas Adds One More Well to Maersk Drilling Jack-up Rig's Scope in Dutch North Sea

Apr 29, 2022

Oil and gas company ONE-Dyas has exercised an option to continue using the Maersk Resolute, a harsh environment jack-up drilling rig, in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The one-well contract extension for the Maersk Drilling-owned rig is set to begin in May 2022 and will last for 75 days…

Middle East: Seadrill Wins Jack-up Rig Contracts Worth $404M

Apr 28, 2022

Offshore drilling company Seadrill said Thursday it had secured three contracts with  'a leading operator' in the Middle East for three of its drilling rigs.The contracts, with an unnamed client, are for the West Ariel, West Cressida, and West Leda jack-up drilling units…

Neptune Energy Confirms Hamlet Discovery. Eyes Gjøa Tie-back

Apr 28, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy on Thursday confirmed the discovery of oil and gas at the Hamlet exploration wells (PL153) in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. To remind, Neptune first announced it had struck hydrocarbons at the Hamlet well back in March…

ADES on a Shopping Spree. Buys Two Jack-up Rigs from Valaris

Apr 28, 2022

ADES, a Middle East-focused offshore drilling company, is continuing with its April offshore rig shopping spree.After agreeing to buy four jack-up drilling rigs from Aban Offshore, and one from Maersk Drilling earlier this month, ADES has now…

Germany: Activists Turn off Oil Pipelines in Protest Against North Sea Drilling Plans

Apr 27, 2022

German climate activists turned off crude oil pipelines at five locations on Wednesday, demanding the country look for other ways to reduce its dependence on Russian gas than starting new fossil fuel-based infrastructure projects such as deep-sea drilling…

Empyrean Energy 'Extremely Disappointed' as No Oil Found at 'World-class' Jade Offshore Prospect in China

Apr 27, 2022

Oil and gas company Empyrean Energy said Wednesday that its Jade offshore well in China, for which the company had high hopes, had reached total depth without encountering hydrocarbons.After years of preparations, the company started drilling…

Saudi Aramco to Keep Shelf Drilling's Jack-up Busy Until May 2025

Apr 27, 2022

Jack-up drilling rig specialist Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract extension for the High Island V jack-up rig with Saudi Aramco.The contract for the rig of the Marathon LeTourneau 82-SD-C design will start in direct continuation of its current contract in the Arabian Gulf…

Exxon Makes Three New Oil Discoveries in Guyana, Boosts Reserves

Apr 26, 2022

Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday said it found oil in three new wells drilled off the coast of Guyana, raising recoverable oil and gas potential from its discoveries to nearly 11 billion barrels.The discoveries continue a run of exploration successes that date to 2015…

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