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Maersk Drilling, Noble Corp. Merger Raises Competition Concerns in UK

Apr 22, 2022

The proposed merger between offshore drilling contractors Noble Corporation and Maersk Drilling has raised competition concerns in the UK as the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that the merger could increase operating costs for oil and gas producers in the UK North Sea…

ADES to Buy Maersk Convincer Jack-up Rig for $42.5M

Apr 20, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has agreed to sell its jack-up rig drilling rig Maersk Convincer to ADES for $42.5 million in cash.The benign environment offshore drilling rig is expected to be delivered to ADES after the completion…

Offshore Drilling: Santos Fails to Replicate Pavo-1 Success at Apus-1 Well in Australia

Apr 19, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has not found commercial hydrocarbon quantities at its Apus-1 well, located offshore W. Australia, 27 kilometers from the successful Pavo-1 well discovery.Carnarvon Energy, Santos' partner in the license WA-437-P…

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…

Petrobras Puts Its Tartaruga Field Stake Up For Sale Again

Apr 11, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has restarted the sale process of its stake in the Tartaruga field, located in shallow waters of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, State of Sergipe, Brazil.The oil firm had in August 2020 launched the binding phase for the sale of its entire stake in the Tartaruga field…

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…

Borr Drilling Adds 6.9 Years to Contract Backlog as Five Jack-Up Rigs Secure Deals

Apr 04, 2022

Shallow water drilling company Borr Drilling has won new contracts and extensions for five of its premium jack-up drilling rigs. 'These awards increase the company's backlog by approximately 2,530 days [around 6.9 years], excluding optional periods…

After Pavo Success, Santos Gearing Up to Start Drilling at Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 04, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has mobilized the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig to the Apus-1 well location offshore W. Australia, with the drilling operations set to start within a week.The rig recently completed drilling the successful Pavo-1 well…

Santos Wraps Pavo-1 Drilling, Offshore Australia

Mar 25, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has completed drilling operations on the Pavo-1 well, drilled in the WA-438-P exploration permit, offshore W. Australia, where the company earlier this week announced a significant oil discovery.According to Carnarvon Energy…

BHP Files Plan for Closure of Griffin Gas Export Pipeline Off Australia

Mar 25, 2022

BHP Petroleum has submitted an environment plan for the 'safe and sustainable' closure of the Griffin Gas Export Pipeline, offshore W. Australia.The  Griffin Gas Export Pipeline is located within Pipeline Licence WA-3-PL, in Commonwealth waters…

Santos Makes Significant Oil Discovery at Pavo Well Offshore Australia

Mar 23, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has made a 'significant' oil discovery at Pavo-1 exploration well, 46 kilometers east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia.According to Santos, the well was drilled on…

Elgood Online: IOG Starts Gas Production from Another Saturn Banks Field

Mar 16, 2022

UK-North Sea-focused oil and gas firm IOG on Wednesday confirmed first gas production from the Elgood field, part of Phase 1 of its Saturn Banks Project. 'Following the confirmation of first gas at Blythe on Monday, the company yesterday also brought Elgood into production…

Maersk Drilling Bags 150-Day Deal for Maersk Resolve Jack-up Rig

Mar 16, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract that could employ its Maersk Resolve jack-up drilling rig with an undisclosed client in the UK sector of the North Sea for the majority of 2022.The contract is expected to start in April 2022…

KCA Deutag to Help Equinor Cut Emissions, Energy Consumption at Cat J Jack-up Rigs

Mar 15, 2022

Oil and gas drilling and engineering firm KCA Deutag has secured a contract with Equinor to carry out an energy optimization project for two CAT J jack-up drilling rigs, the Askeladd and Askepott, in the Norwegian section of the North Sea. The project…

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