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KCA Deutag Brings in $550M in Platform Drilling Contracts

Jun 02, 2021

Oil and gas drilling and engineering firm KCA Deutag said Wednesday it had secured $550 million worth of platform drilling contracts.KCA Deutag said the deals added 13 years to its contract backlog. According to the company, the agreements include…

Valaris Bags Drillship Contract in Ivory Coast

Jun 01, 2021

Offshore drilling rig owner Valaris said Tuesday it had won a drillship contract with TotalEnergies in Ivory Coast.The contract is for the ultra-deepwater drillship Valaris DS-12. Total E&P Côte d'Ivoire B.V, an Ivory Coast subsidiary of the…

Floatel Nets Another Asia Pacific Gig for Floatel Triumph

Jun 01, 2021

Floatel International, an offshore accommodation services provider, has won a contract for one of its accommodation rigs in the Asia Pacific region.Floatel, which said Tuesday that the contract was for the Floatel Triumph accommodation rig, did not disclose the identity of the client…

AGR Software Acquires Deloitte's RIG

Jun 01, 2021

Energy industry software solutions provider AGR Software has agreed to acquire the Deloitte Digital portfolio application ‘RIG’ for digital rig scheduling.'The acquisition will expand AGR Software’s portfolio of applications which enable game…

Equinor Gets Nod for Norwegian Sea Well Drilling

May 31, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has been granted drilling permission for an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.Equinor will use Seadrill's West Hercules semi-submersible drilling rig for the operation in the production licence 939. The well, designated well 6407/1-9 (Egyptian Vulture)…

Equinor, Aker BP Granted Drilling Permits for Wells Off Norway

May 28, 2021

Oil and gas companies Equinor and Aker BP have received drilling permits from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill wells in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea, respectively.Under the NPD permit announced Friday, Aker BP will, using…

Seadrill Names CFO, COO. Adds New Director to Board

May 28, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Limited has this week appointed a new chief financial officer and a new chief operating officer, as well as announced the appointment of a new director to its board.Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm said on…

Maersk Drilling Sells Yme Field-tied Offshore Rig for $373M

May 27, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has struck a deal to sell the drilling and production unit Mærsk Inspirer, on contract with Repsol at Yme offshore field in Norway, to Havila Sirius for $373 million.As part of the deal, Repsol will…

Offshore Accommodation Firm Floatel Bags First Offshore Wind Assignment

May 27, 2021

Floatel International, a company providing offshore accommodation services to the international oil and gas industry, has won its first offshore wind assignment.'The company is proud and honored to announce that the Group has been awarded its first offshore wind farm contract…

Maersk Drilling Secures Well Intervention Gig with Equinor

May 27, 2021

Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling has won further work for its Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig with Equinor in Norway.Namely, Equinor has exercised an option to add well intervention work at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway to…

Odfjell Drilling Rig Trifecta: Equinor Hires 'Deepsea Stavanger' for 2022 Drilling

May 26, 2021

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has awarded offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling a contract for Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible drilling rig, adding to the previously awarded deals for two other Odfjell Drilling rigs.The contract for the…

Shell Books Floatel's Accommodation Rig for Malampaya Work

May 26, 2021

Oil major Shell has chartered an offshore accommodation rig from the Swedish company Floatel for work in the Philippines.Floatel said Tuesday that Shell Philippines Exploration had awarded it a contract for the Floatel Triumph accommodation unit…

DNV Certifies Dolphin Drilling's Efforts to Reduce Environmental Footprint

May 26, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling said Wednesday it's become 'the first company of its kind' to secure Energy Management System ISO 50001:2018 certification.The company, which owns a fleet of offshore drilling rigs, said the certification…

UK: Serica Energy Hits Snag at Columbus Offshore Well. Needs to Re-Drill It

May 25, 2021

Serica Energy, a UK-based oil and gas company focusing on the North Sea, has hit a snag with its Columbus development well and will have to re-drill it, which will cost an extra £3 million (USD 4.23 million).The company spudded the well in mid-March…

Seadrill Partners Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

May 25, 2021

Seadrill Partners, an affiliate of offshore drilling firm Seadrill, said Tuesday it had emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy for which it had filed in December 2020.The company said it has successfully completed its reorganization, turning around $2…

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