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Pemex Charters 2 CIMC Jack-ups

Sep 03, 2019

Mexican state-owned giant Pemex has chartered two jack-up rigs built and currently owned by Chinese yard CIMC Raffles.The two 400ft Jack-Up Drilling Rigs held a naming and departure ceremony at Longkou. The two rigs will soon sail to the gulf…

Maersk Drilling Wins One-well Job from Petrogas

Sep 02, 2019

Maersk Drilling has entered a $7.6 million contract with Petrogas North Sea to drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the Central part of the UK North Sea, the Danish drilling contractor said on Monday.The contract is expected to commence in March 2020…

Naquin Join HENDERSON

Aug 27, 2019

Drilling rigs and equipment firm HENDERSON said it has named Chris Naquin as senior business development manager.His job responsibilities will include building and maintaining relationships with drilling contractors to service their fabrication…

Ocyan Taps RigNet for Drilling Analytics

Aug 20, 2019

Houston-based networking solutions provider RigNet announced on Tuesday that Brazil’s Ocyan has signed a multi-year agreement and selected Intelie Live, RigNet’s machine learning-based analytics platform, to be used at its Drilling and Marine Operational Support Center (CSD)…

Awilco Orders 'Boat-In-A-Box' Davit System

Aug 20, 2019

Xervo by SH Group, the producer of the approved conventional NORSOK lifeboat systems, The Boat-In-A-Box davit system, said it has signed a contract for the first option with Awilco Drilling. Like the first order, the option includes the delivery…

Seadrill Using AI to Monitor the 'Red Zone'

Aug 19, 2019

New offshore drilling safety technology has been developed to monitor and provide advanced warning of potential risks in the “Red Zone”, the area of the rig floor where heavy drilling equipment operates and the risk of injury is highest.Vision IQ…

Well-Safe Guardian Refit Contracts Awarded

Aug 15, 2019

Aberdeen-based decommissioning company Well-Safe Solutions said it has awarded two multimillion-dollar contracts to continue the transformation of the semi-submersible drilling rig Well-Safe Guardian into a bespoke plug and abandonment unit…

Valaris Extends RigNet Deal

Aug 07, 2019

Houston-based networking solutions provider RigNet said it has signed a multi-year contract extension with offshore driller Valaris (formerly EnscoRowan).Under the agreement, RigNet will continue to provide Managed Communication Services including…

Sembcorp Marine Posts Q2 Loss

Jul 30, 2019

Singaporean rig builder Sembcorp Marine on Tuesday posted a narrower second-quarter loss, but said it expected losses for the second half of the year to be higher than the first half, citing insufficient new orders.The company reported a net loss of S$8…

Stena Don Refit Completed

Jul 23, 2019

ACO Marine said a new wastewater treatment plant supplied to Damen Verolme Rotterdam has been installed and commissioned on the Stena operated semi-submersible Stena Don.The drilling rig’s existing wastewater treatment plant was heavily corroded and non-compliant with regulation MEPC 227(64)…

Safe Eurus Delivered

Jul 04, 2019

Norwegian semi-submersible accommodation vessel owner Prosafe has taken delivery of the Safe Eurus, an advanced and flexible vessel for worldwide operations excluding Norway.The Safe Eurus was delivered in May and will shortly begin mobilization…

Maersk Discoverer Lands More Work in Egypt

Jul 02, 2019

Maersk Drilling said Edison E&P has signed on its deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig Maersk Discoverer to drill an exploration well in the North Thekah gas field offshore Egypt.The contract is expected to commence in the fourth quarter this year and includes an additional one-well option…

GulfSlope Hires Ensco Rowan Rig

Jun 25, 2019

Houston-based oil and gas company GulfSlope Energy has executed a drilling services contract with Ensco Offshore Company, a subsidiary of EnscoRowan, to secure and utilize the Ensco 102 jack-up rig.The U.S. Gulf of Mexico focused independent…

LOTOS Buys Maersk Jack-up

Jun 21, 2019

Danish-based Maersk Drilling said on Friday it has sold the Maesrk Giant  jack-up drilling rig to the Poland's LOTOS Petrobaltic GroupThe rig will be renamed Giant, and the new owners will use the jack-up for drilling solely in the Baltic Sea…

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