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Shell Spuds 'High Impact' Pensacola Well in UK North Sea

Nov 23, 2022

Oil major Shell has spudded the Pensacola well in the UK North Sea, Deltic Energy, Shell's partner in the offshore license, has informed.Graham Swindells, Chief Executive of Deltic Energy, said: 'We are excited to have commenced the well operations…

Angola: Chevron Extends Jack-up Drilling Rig Contract

Nov 21, 2022

Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Shelf Drilling has secured a contract extension for its Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig.The contract is in direct continuation of its current contract for drilling operations offshore Angola until November 2023…

Norway: Safety Watchdog Launches Probe as Offshore Rig Worker Suffers Serious Injury

Nov 15, 2022

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety regulator, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), has launched an investigation into an incident involving serious personal injury on the Linus jack-up drilling rig on November 10, 2022.'An incident…

Shelf Drilling Secures Five-year Deal for Harvey H. Ward Jack-up Rig

Nov 14, 2022

Jack-up rig specialist Shelf Drilling said Monday it had secured a five-year contract for the Harvey H. Ward jack-up rig for operations in the Arabian Gulf.The firm period contract value, including mobilization fee, is roughly USD 192 million…

ADES Charters Two More Jack-up Drilling Rigs from Keppel O&M

Nov 11, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has signed bareboat charter contracts with the Saudi drilling firm ADES for two jack-up rigs to be deployed in Saudi Arabia. This brings the total number of rigs Keppel O&M has on a charter with ADES to four…

Arabian Drilling, ADES Charter Four Keppel Jack-ups for Saudi Aramco Work

Oct 14, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has completed the modification works for four KFELS B Class jack-up rigs which will be deployed on bareboat charters in Saudi Arabia this month.The rigs are being chartered in pairs by Arabian…

Valeura Energy Books Jack-up Rig for Wassana Oil Field Drilling

Oct 06, 2022

Valeura Energy, an oil and gas company with assets offshore in the Gulf of Thailand and the Thrace Basin of Turkey, has agreed with Petrovietnam Drilling and Well Service Corporation to charter the PV Drilling I jack-up drilling rig to support its Gulf of Thailand operations in 2023…

Shelf Drilling Wins Contract Extension for Newly Bought Jack-up Rig

Oct 06, 2022

Shelf Drilling, an Oslo-listed offshore drilling services firm, has obtained a two-year contract extension for the Noble Sam Turner jack-up rig, which is a direct continuation of its present contract in Denmark.The contract has been secured by way of a priced option exercise by the customer…

Lamprell, IMI Load Out Second Newbuild Jack-up Rig

Oct 05, 2022

Offshore energy engineering and construction services firm Lamprell and International Maritime Industries (IMI) on Tuesday announced the completion of the load-out and float-off of the second jackup drilling unit being constructed for IMI.The…

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…

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