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Rowan announces contract with Cantium for the Rowan EXL III jack-up rig

Rowan announces contract with Cantium for the Rowan EXL III jack-up rig

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced that the Rowan EXL III, an EXL Class high specification jack-up rig, has been awarded a six-month contract from Cantium in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Caption: Rowan …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Damen Verolme Rotterdam wins refit contract for drilling rig 'Stena Don'

Damen Verolme Rotterdam wins refit contract for drilling rig 'Stena Don'

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR), one of Damen Shipyards Group’s most experienced yards in the repair and refit of complex offshore structures, has been awarded a contract by Stena Drilling for a refit of its drilling …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Curious
WATCH: Peregrino II drilling facility modules set sail for Texas

WATCH: Peregrino II drilling facility modules set sail for Texas

Modules for Equinor’s Peregrino Phase II drilling facility have begun a journey to Texas where it will be stacked and tested before being shipped to Brazil. On Tuesday, July 31, Equinor released a video showing …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Ocean Rig Announces New Contracts

Ocean Rig Announces New Contracts

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG), (Ocean Rig), an international contractor of offshore deepwater drilling services, yesterday announced certain updates with respect to its rig employment status: - The Company has …
Jul 24, 2018 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling secures two contract extensions in the North Sea

Maersk Drilling secures two contract extensions in the North Sea

Maersk Drilling has been awarded contract extensions for the high-efficiency jack-up rigs Maersk Resolute and Maersk Resolve by Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. and Wintershall Noordzee B.V., respectively. The …
Jul 16, 2018 /  Vessels
Seadrill Partners Announces Contract Award for the West Capella in Malaysia

Seadrill Partners Announces Contract Award for the West Capella in Malaysia

Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) has secured a five-well contract with the potential of several option wells with Sabah Shell Petroleum Limited for the West Capella in Malaysia. Caption: Drilling ship West Capella - Image …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Decommissioning joint venture named Maersk Decom

Decommissioning joint venture named Maersk Decom

With the senior management team now in place and interest growing from potential customers, today the decommissioning joint venture reaches a new milestone with the launch of its new name. “Maersk Decom may be …
Jun 29, 2018 /  Curious
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