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Neodrill Bags Three New Projects

Mar 06, 2019

Norway-based offshore services company and provider of drilling technology products, Neodrill AS announced three new project wins.New contracts include projects with Repsol, Total and DEA Group. Neodrill’s pre-rig well construction with CAN…

Weatherford Unveils Automated MPD Riser System

Mar 01, 2019

Billing it as Industry 4.0, Weatherford launched its automated managed pressure drilling (MPD) riser system in Houston this week. The automated riser system combines with artificial intelligence, condition-based maintenance and additional sensors to speed operations…

Northern Wins Lundin Drilling Contract

Mar 01, 2019

Offshore driller Northern Drilling, part of John Fredriksen's Seadrill, has won a contract for its harsh environment newbuild semi-submersible rig West Bollsta with Lundin Petroleum in Norway.The drilling for ten-well program includes the development…

EnerQuip Sets Sail on Vantage Drillship

Feb 27, 2019

Torque machine solutions provider EnerQuip said a recent contract delivery for Vantage will mark the first time one of its high torque machines will be used on a drillship, the sixth generation ultra-deepwater capable Tungsten Explorer.The 200…

Enquest N. Sea Contract Goes to KCA Deutag

Feb 25, 2019

Global drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag has announced that its offshore business unit has been awarded a new drilling contract by Enquest Heather Limited for three platforms in the UK North Sea.The UK-based drilling contractor…

Keppel Delivers Jack-up Rig to Grupo R

Feb 20, 2019

Singapore's Keppel FELS has delivered the jackup rig, Cantarell IV, to Grupo R with a perfect safety record.The wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) said that as part of the deal, Grupo R has entered into a sale and leaseback agreement with FELS Asset…

Foresight Takes Delivery of New Jackup Drilling Rig

Feb 05, 2019

London-based international law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Foresight Group of Dubai on the delivery arrangements relating to a LeTourneau Super 116E jackup drilling rig named “VIVEKANAND 3”.The rig was constructed in China by…

Huisman China Building New Drilling System

Jan 25, 2019

A cutting ceremony was held Friday for the DES Innovative Drilling System project at Huisman China.The drilling system, to be integrated and installed on a moored drilling semi-submersible constructed at CMHI Haimen, will be used for oil and…

Offshore Drilling Market to Reach $152.47B by 2026

Jan 23, 2019

Global offshore drilling market accounted for $79.53 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $152.47 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 7.5%.Some of the important aspects that driven the market growth are huge investments on new offshore reserves and increasing demand for oil and gas…

Standard Drilling Fixes PSV with Repsol

Jan 23, 2019

Cyprus-based offshore drilling services company SD Standard Drilling (SDSD) said that Standard Supporter, one of five large platform supply vessels (PSVs), has on 21 January commenced on a  well contract, at levels well above operating cost…

New Valve Tech for Steam Flooding

Jan 17, 2019

New technology for offshore steam-flooding has taken its next step toward North Sea reality. Aberdeen-based oil and gas production technology business Pragma Well Technology said a successful feasibility study has led to a green light from Pharis…

New Active Vibration Damper Tool

Jan 10, 2019

A new active vibration damper tool autonomously adapts to changing downhole bottom hole assembly (BHA) motion in real time, reducing drilling dysfunctions and ultimately leading to faster, more efficient drilling, says Norwegian services company PSW Group…

Ensco Launches Continuous Tripping Technology

Jan 02, 2019

Offshore drilling services provider Ensco has rolled out a new proprietary solution engineered to provide greater pipe tripping safety and efficiency.When used in concert with other key equipment, sensors and process controls, Ensco’s patented…

Lamprell Gets LOI to Build Jackup Pair

Dec 27, 2018

Lamprell announced it has received a letter of intent (LOI) from International Maritime Industries Company (IMI), the Saudi maritime joint venture in which Lamprell is a partner, confirming the intent to award Lamprell the contract for the construction and delivery of two jackup drilling units…

World's Largest Semi-Sub Arrives at Kishorn

Dec 26, 2018

Scotland's Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) said it will host the world's largest semi-submersible offshore drilling rig, the 60,800-metric-ton Ocean GreatWhite, for preparation work ahead of a drilling contract in the North Sea early in 2019.The Diamond…

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