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Longboat Energy Farms Into Two Offshore Exploration Projects in Norway

May 09, 2022

Longboat Energy, an oil and gas company established in late 2019 by ex-Faroe Petroleum management team, has farmed into two near-term, gas-weighted exploration prospects offshore Norway, through an agreement with the Australian oil and gas company OMV…

UK CMA Says Noble Corp, Maersk Drilling Proposal Could Alleviate Competition Concerns over Merger

May 09, 2022

Offshore drilling contractors Noble Corporation and Maersk Drilling are making progress with regards to the completion of their proposed merger transaction, as the UK Competition and Markets Authority said Monday it might accept the two companies' proposed solution to alleviate competition concerns…

Dolphin Drilling Names VP of Marketing as It Targets North Sea Growth

May 09, 2022

Harsh environment offshore drilling services provider Dolphin Drilling has appointed Michael Boyd to the role of VP of Marketing, as the firm eyes further growth and boosts its presence in the North Sea market.Boyd, who first joined Dolphin…

Keppel O&M Secures Bareboat Charters for Two Jack-up Rigs in Saudi Arabia

May 09, 2022

Singapore-based rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured bareboat charter deals for two of its KFELS B Class rigs to be deployed in Saudi Arabia.The two rigs will be chartered by the drilling contractor ADES for a period of five years…

Energean Makes Commercial Gas Discovery Offshore Israel

May 09, 2022

Oil and gas company Energean has made a commercial gas discovery offshore Israel using Stena Drilling's Stena IceMAX drillship.The company said Monday that the discovery was made at the Athena exploration well, Block 12, in the A, B and C sands…

Western Gas: Equipment Mobilization Starts ahead of Sasanof-1 Drilling Kick-off

May 06, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas, gearing up to start drilling at its promising Sasanof-1 prospect off W. Australia, has said that the mobilization of equipment to the Valaris MS-1 semisubmersible drilling rig has now started in preparation…

Petronas Books JDC Semi-sub for Up to Ten Wells Offshore Sarawak

May 06, 2022

Japanese offshore drilling company Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC)  has secured a contract for its Hakuryu-5 semi-submersible drilling rig in Malaysia.The offshore drilling contract, with Petronas Carigali, was secured through its agent in Malaysia…

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…

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