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Lukoil Wraps Buy of 50% Stake in Shallow Water Area 4 Offshore Mexico

Feb 25, 2022

Russian oil company Lukoil said Friday it had completed the acquisition of the 50% operator interest in the Area 4 project in Mexico through the acquisition of the operator's holding company. The proposed acquisition was first announced in July 2021…

Fraser Well Management Wins Well Operator Services Gig at Devil’s Hole Horst Well in North Sea

Feb 22, 2022

Fraser Well Management (FWM), a well engineering and project management specialist, has won a well operator services contract from North Sea Natural Resources Ltd (NSNRL) to deliver the Devil’s Hole Horst (DHH) appraisal well in the Central North Sea…

Odfjell Drilling to Take Over Management of SFL's West Linus Jack-Up Rig from Seadrill

Feb 21, 2022

SFL Corporation, the owner of the West Linus jack-up drilling rig, has signed a rig management deal with offshore drilling firm Odfjell Drilling for the provision of management services for the harsh-environment unit.The rig, delivered in 2014…

Santos Drilling Ahead at Pavo-1 Site Offshore Australia

Feb 15, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos is drilling ahead at its Pavo-1 well, off W. Australia, after last week's spud using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rigThe Pavo-1, operated by Santos (70%) with Carnarvon as partner (30%) is targeting…

ConocoPhillips Hires Icon Caren Jack-up Rig for Sarawak Drilling

Feb 14, 2022

U.S. oil and gas company ConocoPhillips has awarded a jack-up drilling rig contract to Malaysia's Icon Offshore for its Sarawak 2022 drilling campaign.The contract is for the Icon Caren jack-up drilling rig, previously known as Perisai Pacific 101…

Wintershall DEA Exits Gulf of Suez Offshore Oil Block After 38 Years

Feb 03, 2022

After 38 years of production, German oil and gas company Wintershall DEA has transferred its stake in the Gulf of Suez Concession to the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.“The Gulf of Suez concession will always be a proud part of our history in Egypt…

Eni Makes Gas Discovery in Its First Well Offshore Abu Dhabi

Feb 03, 2022

Italian oil and gas company Eni said Thursday it had made a gas discovery at the well XF-002, being drilled the offshore Block 2 in Abu Dhabi (UAE) in 115 ft of water depth, Eni's first in the block.'The well interim results indicate a range of 1…

W&T Offshore Completes Acquisition of Shallow Water GoM Oil Fields

Feb 02, 2022

W&T Offshore has completed the acquisition of shallow-water U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas fields from ANKOR E&P Holdings Corporation and KOA Energy LP, ahead of schedule.The oil firm has bought oil and gas producing properties in Federal shallow…

Kuwait's KUFPEC Makes First Operated Offshore Discovery in Indonesia

Jan 24, 2022

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (“KUFPEC”) said Sunday that its subsidiary KUFPEC Indonesia had made a commercial discovery of gas and condensate in the Anambas Block, offshore Indonesia.  KUFPEC Indonesia made the discovery through the drilling of the Anambas-2X well…

Maersk Drilling Nets Long-term Contract for Maersk Reacher Jack-up Rig

Jan 19, 2022

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract with TotalEnergies E&P Danmark for its jack-up drilling rig Maersk Reacher.TotalEnergies will use the Maersk Reacher for well intervention services in the Danish North Sea. The contract is expected to start in July 2022…

Maersk Drilling, Aker BP in Jack-Up Rig Swap Deal

Jan 17, 2022

Danish offshore oil and gas drilling company Maersk Drilling and the Norwegian oil company Aker BP have entered into a rig swap agreement .Under the agreement, the jack-up rig Maersk Reacher will be replaced by the low-emission jack-up rig Maersk…

Masirah Oil: Yumna Offshore Oil Field Produced 8,440 stb/d in December

Jan 11, 2022

Masirah Oil, a 91.81 percent subsidiary of Rex International, said Monday that gross oil output from the Yumna Field in offshore Block 50 Oman,  in December 2021 amounted to 8,440 stock tank barrels per day (stb/d).'Production was choked back…

Offshore Oilfield Cluster Bohai Becomes China's Largest Oil Producer

Jan 11, 2022

China's offshore oilfield cluster Bohai, run by state-run CNOOC Ltd, has become the country's largest crude oil producer with output hitting 30.132 million tonnes (602,640 barrels per day) in 2021, state news agency Xinhua reported.Bohai field…

Frustrating but Necessary: Challenging Seabed Conditions Force IOG to Move Drilling Rig Off Southwark Site

Jan 10, 2022

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company IOG has hit a setback with the Southwark project drilling and has to move the Noble Hans Deul rig jack-up rig from the Southern North Sea drilling site due to the challenging seabed conditions.As previously reported…

2021: The Year The Offshore Rig Market Turned The Corner?

Jan 06, 2022

The 2020 offshore drilling rig market wasn't exactly a hard act to follow, but 2021 proved to be a pivotal turning point for the industry despite ongoing challenges with the Coronavirus pandemic and the intensifying energy transition. Presented with no further comment…

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