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Lamprell Gets LOI to Build Jackup Pair

Dec 27, 2018

Lamprell announced it has received a letter of intent (LOI) from International Maritime Industries Company (IMI), the Saudi maritime joint venture in which Lamprell is a partner, confirming the intent to award Lamprell the contract for the construction and delivery of two jackup drilling units…

World's Largest Semi-Sub Arrives at Kishorn

Dec 26, 2018

Scotland's Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) said it will host the world's largest semi-submersible offshore drilling rig, the 60,800-metric-ton Ocean GreatWhite, for preparation work ahead of a drilling contract in the North Sea early in 2019.The Diamond…

Cutting Completions Costs with a Single Trip

Dec 21, 2018

While the offshore industry has focused on cutting costs, Weatherford – known primarily as a land-based completions company – has invested heavily in building an offshore completions line.Mark Hopmann, Weatherford’s Completions president, says…

Equinor Awards Wired Drill Pipe Contracts

Dec 04, 2018

Norway's Equinor said it intends to ramp up its use of wired drill pipe to acquire subsurface real-time data during drilling operations as it prepares for automated drilling.U.S. based firms NOV and Schlumberger have been awarded corporate frame…

Shelf Drilling Bags Contract Extension for Trident XIV Jack-up Rig

Nov 20, 2018

International jackup drilling contractor Shelf Drilling announced that it has secured a one-year extension on the Trident XIV jack-up rig in direct continuation of its current contract for workover operations offshore Nigeria.The  international…

Energean to Drill More in Greece and Israel

Nov 15, 2018

UK-based international oil and gas exploration and production company Energean Oil & Gas said that it is on track to achieve first gas from the Karish-Tanin project off the coast of Israel in the first quarter of 2021.The company with operations offshore Israel…

ABS and Sembcorp Marine Pioneer Cyber Security Standard for New Vessels

Nov 15, 2018

The global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries ABS awarded a Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation to a Sembcorp Marine jack-up drilling rig built to its proprietary Pacific Class 400 design…

ADES Acquires 12 Rigs From Weatherford In Kuwait

Nov 04, 2018

Drilling company Ades International Holding has bought 12 onshore rigs from Weatherford in Kuwait for $ 123 million.The oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) said in a press release that…

Halliburton Releases Intelligent Drill Bit

Nov 02, 2018

Halliburton Company has released Cerebro in-bit sensor package, a new technology that obtains performance data directly from the drill bit and analyzes it to optimize cutter engagement, reduce uncertainty and increase drilling efficiency.According to a company press release…

Claxton to support MOL Norge’s first well programme on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Oct 29, 2018

Claxton, a supplier of engineering and services for shallow-water, jackup-depth markets in subsea services group Acteon, has been contracted to support MOL Norge AS on its first well program on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The award is through Ross Offshore Well Management AS…

Dril-Quip Confirms Sea Lion Project

Oct 22, 2018

The offshore drilling and production equipment manufacturer Dril-Quip has announced that Dril-Quip (Europe) Limited, its wholly-owned subsidiary based in Aberdeen, Scotland, has entered into a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) Contract…

Double First for EM&I

Oct 17, 2018

OES Offshore Engineering firm EM&I recently completed a ‘double first’. A first-time contract for the world’s largest drilling company, and a first-time valve double isolation using an ODIN inflatable plug installed with an ROV.The work was…

Halliburton launches Geometrix shaped cutters

Dec 12, 2017

Halliburton has released the Geometrix 4D shaped cutters, a line of four distinct geometric profiles to help improve cutting efficiency and increase control to reduce drilling costs.  “The launch of Geometrix cutters demonstrates our…

Halliburton debuts Marine Sentry 3000

Oct 25, 2017

Oilfield services provider Halliburton announced today (25 October) the release of the Marine Sentry 3000, a rotating control device that provides a pressure control solution by creating a seal around the drill string and tool joints for…

Drillship design gets ABS approval

May 03, 2017

ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the offshore industry, is working with industry to improve efficiencies in offshore development.    “ABS is working on multiple fronts to help the offshore industry find efficiencies and streamline operations…

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