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Equinor awards drilling and well service contracts worth NOK 30 billion

Equinor awards drilling and well service contracts worth NOK 30 billion

Equinor is awarding new service contracts to Baker Hughes Norge, Halliburton AS and Schlumberger Norge AS for integrated drilling and well services on most of the Equinor-operated fields on the Norwegian continental …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Curious
Pancontinental: Drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon mobilised to Namibia

Pancontinental: Drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon mobilised to Namibia

Drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon has been mobilised to Namibia.   Operator Tullow Oil is advancing well preparations for the drilling in September of the Cormorant-1 well in PEL 37.   Almost 70% of key service …
Jun 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Fugro intertidal drilling rig wins innovation award for tackling data gap in shallow water geotechnics

Fugro intertidal drilling rig wins innovation award for tackling data gap in shallow water geotechnics

A mobile drilling platform developed by Fugro that switches seamlessly between land and shallow water work has won the Equipment Innovation category in the 2018 Ground Engineering (GE) Awards. The Fugro Amphibious Buggy …
Jun 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Keppel delivers second rig to Borr Drilling

Keppel delivers second rig to Borr Drilling

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), delivered the state-of-the-art jackup rig, SKALD, to Borr Skald Inc, a subsidiary of Borr Drilling …
Jun 13, 2018 /  Curious
New drilling contract to Deepsea Atlantic

New drilling contract to Deepsea Atlantic

Equinor has awarded Odfjell a contract for drilling two times three production wells for the Fram and Askeladd licences by using the Deepsea Atlantic rig. Odfjell has also been awarded a master framework agreement …
May 28, 2018 /  Vessels
Keppel signs agreement to sell five existing rigs to Borr Drilling for about US$745m

Keppel signs agreement to sell five existing rigs to Borr Drilling for about US$745m

Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M) has through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), signed a Master Agreement with Borr Drilling Limited (Borr Drilling) for the sale of five …
May 16, 2018 /  Curious
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
Stena DrillMAX drillship to drill giant Samo prospect offshore The Gambia

Stena DrillMAX drillship to drill giant Samo prospect offshore The Gambia

Drilling rig contract signed with Stena Drilling for the Samo-1 well offshore The Gambia The Stena DrillMAX successfully completed the 2017 drilling campaign offshore Senegal Giant Samo prospect is assessed to …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Drilling sign contract with Total E&P UK Ltd

Stena Drilling sign contract with Total E&P UK Ltd

Stena Drilling informed yesterday that the Company has signed a contract with Total E&P UK Ltd. for the Stena Don.   The Stena Don will drill the Glendronach prospect which is located West of Shetland. The …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
SAIPEM awarded new contracts in offshore drilling and offshore E&C worth approx USF190Mln in total

SAIPEM awarded new contracts in offshore drilling and offshore E&C worth approx USF190Mln in total

Saipem has been awarded new contracts in Offshore Drilling involving the sixth-generation semi-submersible rig Scarabeo 8, suitable for harsh environments. Drilling activities will take place offshore Norway, and will …
Apr 23, 2018 /  Curious