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Saipem Wins Offshore Drilling Contracts Worth $800M

Nov 15, 2022

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem said Wednesday it had secured new offshore drilling contracts, three in the Middle East and two in West Africa, worth around $800 million in total.  In the Middle East, two new contracts have been awarded for two high-specification jack-up drilling units…

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…

Aker BP Hires ModuSpec for Offshore Rig Intake and Inspection Services

Nov 10, 2022

ModuSpec has secured a contract to provide rig intake and inspection services to the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.The contract includes assisting Aker BP ASA during the inspection and acceptance phases of Saipem's Scarabeo 8, 6th generation…

Drilling Completed at Northern Lights CO2 Storage Project Offshore Norway

Nov 10, 2022

Drilling operations have been completed at the Northern Lights project in the Norwegian part of the North Sea for a CO2 injection well and a contingent injection well within CO2 storage license EL001.Northern Lights partners said Thursday that…

Brazil: Enauta Starts Production Well Drilling at Atlanta Field

Nov 10, 2022

Enauta, a Brazilian oil company, has begun drilling the new well 7-ATL-5H-RJS in the Atlanta Field of the Santos Basin, off the coast of Brazil.According to Enauta, the new well will cost $75 million to drill and connect to the FPSO at the field…

ExxonMobil Strikes First Discovery in Angola Block 15 in Nearly 20 Years

Nov 09, 2022

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has made a discovery at the Bavuca South-1 exploration well at the Block 15, offshore Angola.The well encountered 30 meters (98 feet) of high-quality, hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone. It is located approximately 365 kilometers…

Diamond Offshore Nets $429M Drilling Contract in Brazil

Nov 08, 2022

Offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore said Monday it had received a notification of award of a new drilling program with Petrobras in Brazil.The soon to be signed four-year contract is for the semi-submersible offshore drilling Ocean Courage…

Conrad Asia Energy Wins Two Offshore Blocks in Indonesia

Nov 08, 2022

Indonesia awarded two oil and gas exploration blocks located off northern Sumatra, to Conrad Asia Energy on Tuesday, a senior energy ministry official said, the first awarded this year. The two blocks have total estimated resources of 2.2 billion barrels of oil (BBO) and 13…

Arabian Drilling Co Shares Up 18% on Market Debut

Nov 07, 2022

Shares of Arabian Drilling Company , a Saudi oilfield services firm, were up 18% above its listing price on its market debut in Riyadh on Monday, in a sign that investors still have appetite for local flotations despite a gloomy outlook for the world economy…

Hess Hires Velesto for Drilling Services in Malaysia

Nov 07, 2022

Malaysia's Velesto Energy has secured a $135 million integrated rig, drilling, and completion services deal with Hess Corp. in Malaysia.The i-RDC is a concept in which integration of drilling rig services, equipment and in some cases procurement…

Italy Expands Adriatic Drilling Rights to Boost Gas Output, Lower Price

Nov 07, 2022

Italy's new government will expand concessions to drill for gas in the Adriatic, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said on Friday, in a drive to double Rome's output to 6 billion cubic meters per year and lower energy prices for firms.The measure…

Energean Makes Another Gas Find Offshore Israel. Upgrades Athena Discovery Size Estimate

Nov 07, 2022

Oil and gas company Energean said Monday it had made a commercial gas discovery at the Zeus- 01 prospect, in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore Israel. The company also said that contingent resources at Athena discovery, also in Israel, had been upgraded following post-well analysis…

Neptune Energy Spuds 'Exciting' Calypso Well in Norwegian Sea

Nov 04, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy said Friday it had started drilling on the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.Neptune Energy is using the Deepsea Yantai, a semi-submersible rig owned by CIMC and run by Odfjell Drilling,  to drill the exploration well formally known as Well 6407/8-8 S…

OMV Makes Gas/Condensate Discovery Offshore Norway

Nov 04, 2022

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has made gas/condensate discoveries offshore Norway at the Oswig exploration well 30/5-4S and sidetrack 30/5-4A.The wells were drilled about 10 kilometers northwest of the Oseberg field in the North Sea and 150…

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