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Singapore's Temasek Working with Portfolio Firms in Green Transition

Dec 02, 2021

Singapore state investor Temasek is working with its portfolio companies to help them become more green as advancing sustainability goals becomes the new normal, the firm's chief sustainability officer said on Thursday.Temasek, with a portfolio valued at S$381 billion ($278…

Odfjell Drilling Nets One-well Gig with Lundin Energy for Deepsea Stavanger Rig

Dec 01, 2021

Swedish oil company Lundin Energy has awarded a one-well contract to Odfjell Drilling for the use of the Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig off Norway.The rig owner said Wednesday that the well had been exercised as part of the options agreed in…

Australia: Western Gas Hires Valaris Offshore Rig for 'High-impact' Sasanof Offshore Well

Nov 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas has signed a formal contract with offshore drilling firm Valaris for the MS-1 semi-submersible rig to drill the Sasanof-1 exploration well.The Sasanof-1 exploration well is in permit WA-519-P in Commonwealth waters about 207 km northwest of Onslow…

Petrobras Awards Long-term Charters for Seadrill Drillship Duo

Nov 26, 2021

Offshore drilling company Seadrill has won two contracts with Brazil's Petrobras for the West Carina and West Tellus drillship.The two rigs will work on the Búzios field offshore Brazil. Both contracts have been signed on a 3-year fixed-term basis…

India: ONGC Awards Shelf Drilling Rig a Three-year Deal

Nov 23, 2021

Shallow water drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract for one of its jack-up rigs in India.The contract, with India's national oil company ONGC, is for the Ron Tappmeyer jack-up drilling unit, for offshore operations in Indian waters…

Lukoil Makes Oil Discovery Offshore Mexico

Nov 23, 2021

Russian oil company Lukoil has said it has discovered an oil field within the Yoti West structure at Block 12 offshore Mexico. The field was discovered after drilling the first exploration well. According to preliminary estimates, the initial oil in place reaches 250 million barrels…

FAR Spuds Bambo-1 Well Offshore The Gambia

Nov 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm FAR has started drilling at the Bambo-1 exploration well in Block A2, offshore The Gambia.'The Stena IceMax drillship arrived on site on 12 November Gambian time and after completing preparations, has successfully spudded the well…

Improved Dayrates: GMS Scores Extensions for Two Jack-ups

Nov 12, 2021

GMS, a provider of self‐propelled, self‐elevating support vessels for the offshore energy industry, has won two contract extensions for its jack-ups.GMS said Thursday the contracts were for a K and S Class vessel and on improved dayrates.'The…

Aquaterra Energy Assists with BW Energy's Jack-Up Rig Conversion

Nov 10, 2021

Offshore energy industry engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has won a $4.4 million contract with BW Energy for delivery of multiple conductors tensioning units for the repurposing of the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig to an offshore installation (OI)…

Offshore Drillers Noble and Maersk Drilling to Merge

Nov 10, 2021

Denmark's Maersk Drilling and U.S. rival Noble Corp will merge in a $3.4 billion deal to form one of the world's largest offshore oil drilling rig companies, they said on Wednesday.The combined company is expected to reap annual cost savings…

Aker BP Makes Non-Commercial Oil Find in North Sea Off Norway

Nov 09, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has made a minor oil discovery at the well 24/12-7 - known as Lyderhorn East prospect - in the Norwegian section of the North Sea.The Lyderhorn East well was drilled about 17 kilometers southwest of the Bøyla field in the North Sea…

Petrobras Extends Safe Notos Flotel Charter

Nov 05, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has extended the contract with offshore accommodation firm Prosafe for the use of the Safe Notos semi-submersible flotel. Petrobras will use the Safe Notos for safety and maintenance support offshore Brazil.The…

VIDEO: Offshore Drilling Firm Velesto Orders Chela Cranes from NOV

Nov 04, 2021

Velesto Drilling, a Malaysia-based offshore drilling company, has ordered two Chela cranes from NOV's Gusto MSC, to be installed on a jack-up drilling rig.NOV said that the deal marked the first two orders for the 'new and cost-competitive version' of the Crane - the Chela Twins…

Transocean Posts 3Q Loss. Says Market Conditions, Dayrates Improving

Nov 02, 2021

Offshore drilling company Transocean on Tuesday posted a third-quarter loss, but the CEO Jeremy Tighpen praised fleet performance, improving market conditions, and rising dayrates.Swiss-based drilling contractor posted a third-quarter net loss of $130 million…

Two-year Charter: ExxonMobil Hires Valaris Drillship for Angola Drilling

Oct 27, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has awarded a two-year contract for Valaris' drillship Valaris DS-9 for operations in Angola.The drillship, formerly known as Ensco DS-9, will work for ExxonMobil's Angolan subsidiary Esso Exploration Angola.Delivered in 2015 by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea…

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