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TotalEnergies Hits Hydrocarbons at North Sea Appraisal Well

Jan 04, 2023

TotalEnergies encountered hydrocarbons upon entering the reservoir during recent appraisal drilling at the Isabella discovery in the UK North Sea, about 270 km southeast of Aberdeen.This was shared by Ithaca Energy, TotalEnergies' partner in the Isabella discovery (P1820) in Block 30/12d-12…

Chevron Awards 12-month Extension for Shelf Drilling's Jack-up Rig in Angola

Jan 04, 2023

Offshore drilling firm Shelf Drilling said Wednesday it had won a one-year contract extension for its Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig.The contract is a direct continuation of its current contract for drilling operations offshore Angola…

ONGC's Iconic Jack-up Drilling Rigs Starts New Life as MOPU

Jan 03, 2023

Sagar Samrat, the iconic offshore drilling rig that helped discover India's biggest offshore oil field - the Mumbai High - in 1974, has started its new life, now as an offshore production unit.India's national oil company ONGC said Monday that…

Shelf Drilling's Jack-up Booked for Drilling Campaign in Nigeria

Dec 27, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Shelf Drilling said Friday it had won a one-year drilling contract for one of its jack-up rigs.The contract is for the Trident VIII jack-up rig for operations offshore Nigeria. 'The rig will complete a short out-of-service…

ONGC Awards 3-year Contracts for Shelf Drilling Rig Duo

Dec 22, 2022

Jack-up rig leasing firm Shelf Drilling has secured three-year contracts for two of its offshore drilling rigs in India.The company said Thursday that the Indian national oil firm ONGC had awarded three-year deals for its Compact Driller and Key Singapore rigs…

Trinidad: Noble Corp. Jack-up Rig Damaged. Workers Evacuated

Dec 19, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corp. said that its jack-up drilling rig Noble Regina Allen had experienced a mechanical issue while preparing to move from its location approximately 26 miles off the coast of Trinidad on Thursday, December 15…

The Italian Job: Long Term Contracts for Shelf Drilling's Jack-up Rig Duo

Dec 07, 2022

Jack-up drilling rig contractor Shelf Drilling said Wednesday it had secured long term charters for two jack-up rigs in the Adriatic Sea with the Italian oil and gas giant Eni.Eni has awarded a three-year contract for the Shelf Drilling Resourceful jack-up rig…

Petronas Makes 'Significant' Oil & Gas Discovery Offshore Malaysia

Dec 07, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas Carigali on Wednesday announced an oil and gas discovery at the Nahara-1 well in Block SK306,  in Malaysia.The discovery is located in the shallow waters of Balingian Province, about 150 kilometers from Bintulu…

CNOOC Starts Production From South China Sea Offshore Oil Field Project

Dec 07, 2022

Chinese oil company CNOOC Limited said Tuesday it had started production from the Enping 15-1/10-2/15-2/20-4 oil fields joint development project.The Enping 15-1/10-2/15-2/20-4 oilfields are in the eastern part of the South China Sea, where the water is about 90 meters deep on average…

Maha Energy, DBO Sign Merger Term Sheet

Dec 05, 2022

Sweden-based Maha Energy has signed a binding term sheet regarding a business combination with DBO 2.0 S.A. (“DBO”) for a consideration of 36,775,410 new shares in Maha.According to Maha, DBO is a private upstream oil and gas company focusing on mature offshore fields in Brazil formed in 2017…

Noreco, Partners to Drill Two Infill Wells in Danish North Sea

Dec 02, 2022

Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) has reached a Final Investment Decision (“FID”) on two infill wells in the Danish North Sea.The two wells will be drilled at the Tor reservoir in the Halfdan North East area, located in the central part of the Danish North Sea…

First Gas Flows from BP's Cassia C Development Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Nov 29, 2022

BP has started production from its Cassia C development offshore Trinidad and Tobago.Cassia C is BP Trinidad and Tobago's first offshore compression platform and, according to the company, its biggest offshore facility.The project will enable…

Icon Offshore Sells Perisai Pacific 101 Jack-up Rig at Significant Profit

Nov 24, 2022

Malaysian offshore services provider Icon Offshore has completed the sale of its Perisai Pacific 101 jackup drilling rig to ADES.The 2014-built rig was sold to ADES for $85 million in cash and the disposal of the rig was completed on November 22…

ADNOC Drilling Takes Over First of Three Jack-up Rigs Originally Ordered by Borr Drilling

Nov 24, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has delivered the first of three newbuild jack-up drilling rigs to UAE-based ADNOC Drilling.The three rigs were part of a series of five rigs that Keppel FELS had been building for Borr Drilling. Keppel O&M…

CIMC Nets 3-Year Extensions for Jack-up Rig Duo in Mexico

Nov 23, 2022

China-based CIMC’s Asset Management Company has secured three-year contract extensions for two jack-up drilling rigs in Mexico.The rigs, Gulf Driller VI and Gulf Driller VIII , will continue working for the Mexican national oil company Pemex…

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