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Ranhill Worley to Deliver FEED Services for PTTEP's Offshore Gas Project in Malaysia

Sep 16, 2022

Bursa Malaysia-listed firm Ranhill Utilities said Wednesday that its affiliate firm Perunding Ranhill Worley had won a contract with the Thai oil firm PTTEP to provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for offshore facilities for SK410B Lang Lebah development project…

Five-well Contract for Maersk Drilling's Jack-up Rig

Sep 15, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling and oil and gas company Petrogas E&P Netherlands have signed a five-well deal for the Maersk Resolute jack-up drilling rig.The duo has agreed to an amendment of the previously signed contract for the supply of the Maersk Resolute…

ADES to Buy 7 Jack-up Rigs from Seadrill

Sep 01, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill has signed a deal to sell seven jack-up drilling rigs in Saudi Arabia to ADES.Upon completion of the sale the rigs AOD I, AOD II, AOD III, West Callisto, West Ariel, West Cressida, and West Leda will be owned by ADES…

BW Energy's Freshly Converted Jack-up En Route to Gabon

Aug 23, 2022

Oslo-listed oil and gas company BW Energy said Tuesday that its BW MaBoMo offshore production facility had sailed away towards Gabon.The production facility, converted from the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up drilling rig, is currently onboard a heavy…

Turkey: Trillion Energy to Start Drilling at Black Sea Gas Field in September

Aug 22, 2022

Trillion Energy International, an oil and gas company focused on the Turkish section of the Black Sea, said Monday that the Uranus jack-up drilling rig was being prepared to move to its SASB natural gas field. Once at the location the rig will be used for a multi-well drilling program…

Nigerian President Pulls Approval of Exxon Mobil's Offshore Asset Sale

Aug 11, 2022

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his initial approval of Exxon Mobil's sale of local offshore shallow water assets to Seplat, his spokesman said on Thursday, after the oil regulator refused to give its consent.Buhari on Monday consented to the $1…

Velesto Upgrades Two Jack-Up Rigs

Aug 10, 2022

Malaysian offshore drilling firm Velesto said Wednesday it had completed 'the offline capabilities upgrading works' for NAGA 5 and NAGA 6, making the two rigs - the first Malaysian jack-up drilling rigs to be equipped with offline capabilities…

TDI-Brooks Adds New Tools to Shallow Water Geotechnical Kit

Aug 09, 2022

Marine survey specialist TDI-Brooks said Tuesday it had brought online a shallow water (<75-m) pneumatic vibracore (pVC) to supplement its other electric VC options (Feritech FT550 and Rossfelder P-5).  According to the company, the pVC is a lightweight (4…

Afentra to Buy Further Stake in Shallow-water Area Offshore Angola

Jul 19, 2022

Oil and gas company Afentra plc, led by former Tullow CEO Paul McDade, has agreed to buy interests in two shallow-water offshore blocks in Angola from the Croatian oil company INA - Industrija Nafte.To remind, Afentra in April agreed to buy a 20% non-operated interest in Block 3/05…

Mubadala Petroleum Books Borr Drilling Jack-up Rig

Jul 15, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling has secured a binding Letter of Award for its jack-up drilling rig Mist.The deal is with the Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Petroleum for drilling in Thailand. The contract length has an estimated duration of 210 days…

First Gas Flows from DeNovo's Zandolie Field Offshore Trinidad & Tobago

Jul 13, 2022

First gas has started flowing from DeNovo Energy's Zandolie field offshore Trinidad & Tobago, developed using a wind- and solar-powered unmanned platform.Zandolie, which took $52 million to develop, is DeNovo's second offshore field development…

Shell's Edinburgh Offshore Well Comes Up Dry

Jul 08, 2022

Shell's Edinburgh exploration well (30/14a-5) drilled in offshore UK license P255 has failed to encounter commercial quantities of hydrocarbons and is being plugged and abandoned.The news was shared by DNO, the Norwegian oil and gas company…

Trillion Energy Says Black Sea Drilling Program Fully Funded

Jul 07, 2022

Black Sea-focused oil and gas company Trillion Energy International said this week that its 49% cost share for the Black Sea drilling program was fully funded, as the company completed capital raises totaling CDN$ 40.4 Million (USD$32million) year-to-date…

Shell Books Maersk Jack-up to Drill High-impact Pensacola Well Offshore UK

Jun 29, 2022

Shell UK Ltd has awarded Maersk Drilling a contract to supply the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resilient for the drilling of the Pensacola well in the UK part of the North Sea.The contract is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2022…

Subsea Tiebacks: LLOG Starts Production from Spruance Oil and Gas Field

Jun 28, 2022

U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil and gas company LLOG Exploration said Tuesday it had recently kicked off production from its Spruance field, located offshore Louisiana.The two-well subsea development is located in Ewing Bank (“EW”) Blocks 877 and 921 in the U…

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