Petrobras Parties Pay Vantage Drilling Parties $700.9 million to satisfy Arbitration Award and related U.S. Judgment

Petrobras Parties Pay Vantage Drilling Parties $700.9 million to satisfy Arbitration Award and related U.S. Judgment

Vantage Drilling International (Vantage) announced Friday (Jun21) that Petrobras Venezuela Investments & Services, BV (PVIS), a subsidiary of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A (Petrobras), entered into an agreement with …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Hoover Ferguson Signs Cargo Carrying Units Supply Contract with Transocean

Hoover Ferguson Signs Cargo Carrying Units Supply Contract with Transocean

Hoover Ferguson, a global leader in container, accommodation, workspace and packaging solutions for the energy, petrochemical and general industrial end markets, today announced that it has signed a three-year contract …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling awarded deepwater contract offshore Ghana by Aker Energy

Maersk Drilling awarded deepwater contract offshore Ghana by Aker Energy

Aker Energy and Maersk Drilling have agreed upon a new contract that will send deepwater drillship Maersk Viking from the Gulf of Mexico to Ghana to start drilling an appraisal well during the fourth quarter of …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Fugro secures E&P support contracts in Trinidad and Gulf of Mexico

Fugro secures E&P support contracts in Trinidad and Gulf of Mexico

Fugro has won three contracts with BHP Petroleum (Deepwater) Inc., which see the company delivering a range of specialist services to support exploration and production operations in Trinidad and Tobago and the Gulf of …
Sep 10, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Issues First Managed Pressure Drilling-Ready Notation

ABS Issues First Managed Pressure Drilling-Ready Notation

Ocean Rig drillships Corcovado, Mykonos receive industry’s first ABS MPD-Ready™ Notation, vessels ready for deepwater drilling. ABS yesterday announced it has awarded the world’s first Managed …
May 2, 2018 /  Curious
Transocean signs two-year contract for ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Invictus

Transocean signs two-year contract for ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Invictus

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced yesterday that the ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Invictus was awarded a two-year contract plus three one-year priced options with a subsidiary of BHP Billiton. The backlog …
Oct 18, 2017 /  Vessels
Huisman awaits Heerema’s construction vessel Aegir

Huisman awaits Heerema’s construction vessel Aegir

Heerema Marine Contractor’s deepwater construction vessel (DCV) Aegir will dock for maintenance at a Huisman Schiedam’s yard in the Netherlands on Monday, October 11. Huisman said in a social media update on …
Oct 6, 2017 /  Vessels
China launches world's largest oil exploration offshore platform (Video)

China launches world's largest oil exploration offshore platform (Video)

Bluewhale 1, as tall as a 37-storey building, is designed 'specifically for South China Sea' China has put into service the world's largest and most advanced deepwater exploration platform, reported state media. The …
Mar 6, 2017 /  Vessels
Noble and Shell Amend Drilling Contracts On Three Ultra-Deepwater Drillships

Noble and Shell Amend Drilling Contracts On Three Ultra-Deepwater Drillships

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced that the Company and certain subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) have agreed to amend the existing long-term contracts on three ultra-deepwater …
Dec 12, 2016 /  Vessels
Ezra Holdings starts 2HFY16 strong with US$300 million worth of new deepwater wins

Ezra Holdings starts 2HFY16 strong with US$300 million worth of new deepwater wins

Ezra Holdings Limited, a leading contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced earlier today that it has received the awards for several new deepwater projects from …
Jun 20, 2016 /  Curious