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Aban Offshore to Sell Four Jack-ups to ADES for $106 Million

Apr 18, 2022

Indian offshore drilling contractor Aban Offshore has agreed to sell four offshore drilling rigs to ADES for $106 million in total.Aban said that its Board had, at a meeting held on March 23, approved the sale of the jack-up drilling rigs Deep Driller 2…

IOG Restores Blythe Field Output after Mechanical Fault on Platform Fixed. Southwark Drilling Start Imminent

Apr 13, 2022

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company IOG said Wednesday it had temporarily remedied an issue with its Blythe platform topsides in the Southern North Sea.The company had started gas production from the Blythe field mid-March, however it on…

Keppel Terminates Clearwater, Fecon Rig Orders. Plans to Retain Payments

Apr 13, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Corporation said Wednesday said it was terminating jack-up rig construction contracts signed with an affiliate of Clearwater Capital Partners, and Fecon International, in October 2013 and February 2014, respectively.Keppel…

Maersk Drilling, Noble Corp. May Need to Sell Several North Sea Rigs to Get Merger Clearance in UK

Apr 13, 2022

Offshore drilling firms Maersk Drilling and Noble Corporation, which are working to merge their businesses, might need to sell certain offshore rigs in the North Sea to obtain antitrust clearance from the UK Competition and Markets Authority…

Greece to Speed Up Gas Exploration Projects to Help Replace Russian Gas

Apr 12, 2022

Greece will speed up gas exploration projects in concert with private investors, its prime minister said on Tuesday, as it cuts its reliance on Russian energy and looks to become an energy hub in Europe.Russia's invasion of Ukraine and fears…

Argos Gets Offshore License Extension in Falkand Islands

Apr 11, 2022

Falkland Islands-focused oil and gas exploration company Argos Resources said Monday that the Falkland Islands government has extended the second term of the company's PL001 offshore license.The license, which would have expired on May 2, 2022…

VAALCO Says Avouma 3H-ST Well Offshore Gabon a Success

Apr 11, 2022

VAALCO Energy said Monday it had successfully drilled the Avouma 3H-ST development well that was drilled from the Avouma platform in the Etame field, offshore Gabon.The company drilled the Avouma 3H-ST development well with a lateral of 268…

Equinor Starts Drilling 'Play-opener' Cambozola Well Offshore Norway

Apr 11, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has started drilling the Cambozola exploration well offshore Norway, Longboat Energy, Equinor's partner has informed.Cambozola is the primary prospect located in the PL1049/PL1049B/PL1049C licenses in the Northern North Sea…

Empyrean Energy Spuds Jade Well Offshore China

Apr 11, 2022

Empyrean Energy has started drilling at the high-impact Jade prospect at its 100% owned Block 29/11 permit, offshore China.Using the COSL NH-9 semi-submersible drilling rig, the LH 17-2-1 well spudded on Jade prospect at 19:30 on 10 April 2022…

Maersk Drilling Wins 31-well P&A Work in Dutch North Sea

Apr 11, 2022

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has won plug and abandonment contracts for its harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Resolute in the Dutch sector in the North Sea.The contracts are for the plugging and abandonment of 31 wells…

Empyrean Days from to Spudding 'World Class' Jade Prospect Offshore China

Apr 08, 2022

COSL-owned NH9 semi-submersible rig has arrived on location at the Empyrean's Jade prospect offshore China, in preparation for the long-awaited drilling start.The drilling operation will target what Empyrean says is 'a world-class' conventional oil target in the Jade Prospect…

Santos Spuds Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started drilling at the Apus-1 well offshore W. Australia, using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig.The rig recently moved to the Apus-1 well site from the Pavo-1 well where Santos, and its partner Carnarvon…

Valaris Secures Offshore Drilling Deals Worth $181M

Apr 07, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris on Wednesday announced multiple contracts and contracts extensions worth $181 million in total for its offshore drilling rigs. The contracts were awarded after Valaris last issued its fleet status report on February 21…

Western Gas Sasanof-1 Drilling: Rig Move Date Confirmed

Apr 06, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas, the owner of the high-impact Sasanof-1 prospect off W. Australia, expects the Valaris MS-1 offshore drilling rig to move to the well site in May.'Western Gas is pleased to advise that the Valaris MS…

Saipem Clinches $400M in Offshore Drilling Contracts

Apr 05, 2022

Italian offshore services firm Saipem has won new offshore drilling contracts in the Middle East and Africa worth over $400 million in total.In the Middle East, Saipem has won contracts for two high-spec jack-up drilling rigs units. The contracts…

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