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Seadrill Lines Up Work for West Neptune

Sep 02, 2019

Seadrill has secured a one-year contract with LLOG for the West Neptune operating in the US Gulf of Mexico, the offshore drilling contractor announced on Monday.Total contract value is expected to be approximately $74 million with commencement in December 2019…

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…

PGNiG Starts Norwegian Drilling

Sep 02, 2019

Polish state-controlled oil and gas company PGNiG said its unit PGNiG Upstream Norway started drilling an exploration well in licence area PL838 (the Shrek prospect) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, for the first time in the role of the operator…

Borr Drilling Eyes Strong Earnings Growth

Aug 29, 2019

Oslo and New York-listed Borr Drilling, partly owned by Schlumberger, said on Thursday it expected strong core earnings growth in coming months with demand for its rigs set to rise.The offshore drilling rig contractor reported a negative adjusted earnings before interest…

OKEA Sharing PSV with Neptune

Aug 29, 2019

OKEA announced it has won a tender from fellow oil producer Neptune Energy for supply to drilling operations on the Fenja field (formerly Pil & Bue) at Haltenbanken, offshore Norway.The 89-meter platform supply vessel (PSV) Siem Pride will supply…

Vaalco to Begin Gabon Drilling in Sept

Aug 29, 2019

The hydrocarbon exploration company Vaalco Energy is set to begin a drilling program off Gabon following a successful full-field maintenance shutdown at the Etame Marin licence.The Houston-based energy company provided an operational update…

Borr Drilling Inks Deal with RigNet

Aug 28, 2019

Networking solutions provider RigNet announced on Wednesday that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Borr Drilling to exclusively provide enhanced managed communication services on any band (C, Ku or Ka) on all of the offshore drilling…

Boost Production with a Well-designed Fluids Portfolio

Aug 28, 2019

The success of a drilling operation hinges upon finding the right solutions for a specific site. As fluids have different base liquids, chemical additives and diverse physical characteristics, they can behave differently in varying environments…

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…

Noble Makes Discovery off Equatorial Guinea

Aug 27, 2019

Noble Energy has made a new discovery in Block 1 offshore Equatorial Guinea, with the U.S. company expecting to produce new oil by tapping into existing infrastructure by October, the oil minister said on Tuesday.'We are excited to announce this discovery…

Neodrill Eyes US and Mexico Opportunities

Aug 27, 2019

Norway-based offshore services company and provider of drilling technology products Neodrill announced it is bringing its Conductor Anchor Node (CAN) technology to the US and Mexico.To support this effort, the company has hired Tony Smith in…

Tullow, Eco Spud Joe-1 Well in Guyana

Aug 27, 2019

Operator Tullow started drilling a fresh exploration well in Guyana's offshore Orinduik block, partner Eco Atlantic announced on Tuesday.Joe-1 was spud August 25 using the Stena Forth drillship, which previously drilled the recently announced Jethro discovery…

MODU Market to Grow 9% by 2023

Aug 27, 2019

The global market for mobile offshore drilling units (MODU) is expected to expand at a CAGR of almost 9% during 2019-2023, according to a recent report.The report by ResearchAndMarkets predicts exploration and production (E&P) operations will…

Premier Oil Charters Vroon's VOS Patience

Aug 27, 2019

UK exploration & production company Premier Oil has chartered a Vroon Offshore supply vessel to support its offshore drilling operations in the UK Sector of the North Sea.According to the Dutch shipping company, Premier Oil has hired its supply…

A Fluid Conversation

Aug 23, 2019

Using produced liquids in a wireless completionTendeka’s PulseEight re-deployable wireless completion systems have been deployed in a number of areas to carry out downhole functions. The PulseEight Ambient Valve has recognized safety incidents…

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