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Offshore Incident: Velesto's Jack-Up Rig Tilts, Submerges Off Sarawak, Malaysia

May 04, 2021

A jack-up rig owned by Malaysian drilling contractor Velesto tilted and submerged at a location offshore Sarawak, Malaysia on Tuesday, the rig owner said.'The Board of Directors of Velesto Energy Berhad [...] regrets to inform that an incident involving one of our rigs…

Gulf Marine Services Bags MENA Deal for K-Class Jack-Up

May 04, 2021

Gulf Marine Services (GMS), a company providing self-propelled jack-up support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas, and renewables industries, has won a 9-month contract for a K-Class jack-up unit in the MENA region.The UAE-based company said…

Valaris Completes Debt Restructuring. Emerges from Bankruptcy

May 03, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris, which had filed for bankruptcy in August 2020, said Monday it had on April 30, 2021, successfully completed its financial restructuring and emerged from chapter 11.The Valaris Group's Plan of Reorganization…

OMV Hires Valaris Jack-Up Rig for New Zealand Drilling

May 03, 2021

OMV New Zealand has confirmed for Offshore Engineer that the company has hired Valaris' Gorila VII jack-up rig for work offshore New Zealand.Following a report last Friday by Bassoe Offshore that the two companies had struck an offshore drilling rig deal…

US Drillers Add Rigs for Ninth Month -Baker Hughes

Apr 30, 2021

U.S. energy firms added oil and natural gas rigs this week, leading to a ninth straight monthly rig count increase, as a recovery in prices lured some drillers back to the wellpad.The oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output…

Shelf Drilling Jack-up Scores Three-year Contract in India

Apr 23, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has landed a three-year contract for one of its jack-up drilling rigs with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in India.The Dubai-headquartered shallow water drilling specialist said its J.T. Angel…

CGX Hires Maersk Semi-sub for Guyana Drilling

Apr 22, 2021

CGX Resources, an oil and gas company with offshore blocks in Guyana, has awarded Maersk Drilling a one-well rig contract.The Danish offshore drilling contractor said Thursday that CGX would use its semi-submersible drilling rig Maersk Discoverer…

Neptune Starts Drilling Production Wells at Duva Field in Norway. First Production in 3Q

Apr 22, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has started drilling production wells on the Duva field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.Neptune is using the Deepsea Yantai a semi-submersible rig operated by Odfjell Drilling to drill four production well on the Duva field…

OES to Provide Drilling Rig for ADM's Barracuda Field in Nigeria

Apr 21, 2021

Oil and gas investment company ADM Energy which in March agreed to invest in the development of the Barracuda oil field in OML 141 in swamp/shallow waters offshore Nigeria, has entered into a non-binding collaboration agreement with OES Energy Services Limited ('OES')…

Aker BP Adds One More Well to Maersk Drilling's Jack-Up Rig Scope

Apr 21, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a one-well contract extension for its Maersk Integrator jack-up drilling rig with Aker BP in Norway.The contract is expected to start in December 2021, in direct continuation from the rig's current scope for Aker BP…

Karoon Charters Maersk Drilling's Offshore Rig for Well Intervention in Brazil

Apr 20, 2021

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has won a contract with Karoon Energy Ltd for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Developer to perform well intervention on four wells at the Baúna field offshore Brazil.Karoon took over Bauna from Petrobras in November 2020…

Royston Wraps Engine Overhaul on Stena DrillMAX Drillship

Apr 19, 2021

Marine engineering and propulsion company Royston has said it has recently completed engine overhaul work onboard Stena Drilling's drillship Stena DrillMAX, ahead of the rig's departure for work in Guyana.'Work on the 228m length ‘Stena DrillMAX’ saw a 48…

CNOOC's Glengorm South Well Fails to Deliver

Apr 19, 2021

Chinese oil company CNOOC has failed to unearth commercial quantities of hydrocarbons at the Glengorm South well in the UK North Sea.Energean, a partner in the Glengorm project, said Thursday that 'the Glengorm South appraisal well contained no commercial hydrocarbons…

Awilco Drilling Scores One-well Contract for WilPhoenix Drilling Rig

Apr 19, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Awilco Drilling has secured a contract for its WilPhoenix semi-submersible drilling rig.The company said Monday that it had signed a contract with Ithaca Oil and Gas Limited, which will use the WilPhoenix for a single exploration well at Fotla in Block 22/1b…

Cooper Energy Charters Helix's Q7000 Rig for P&A in Australia

Apr 19, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Cooper Energy has hired Helix Energy Solutions' Q7000 light well intervention offshore rig, to support decommissioning work at the company's Basker, Manta and Gummy (BMG) fields in the Gippsland Basin, off Australia…

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