Seadrill Partners Announces Contract Award for the West Vencedor

Seadrill Partners Announces Contract Award for the West Vencedor

Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) has secured a six-well contract with three option wells for the West Vencedor offshore Cote d'Ivoire. Backlog for the firm portion of the contract is expected to be approximately $20 …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Aker Energy: Successful Pecan-4A Appraisal Well Offshore Ghana

Aker Energy: Successful Pecan-4A Appraisal Well Offshore Ghana

Aker Energy, as the operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block, announces that it is about to complete a successful drilling operation of the Pecan-4A appraisal well offshore Ghana. Caption: …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Odfjell Drilling takes delivery of Deepsea Nordkapp from shipyard

Odfjell Drilling takes delivery of Deepsea Nordkapp from shipyard

Odfjell Drilling has today taken delivery of Deepsea Nordkapp from Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea. Deepsea Nordkapp is the latest addition to Odfjell Drilling’s fleet of harsh environment drilling units. The …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Sapura Energy Secures RM760 million in contract wins across services segment

Sapura Energy Secures RM760 million in contract wins across services segment

Sapura Energy Berhad (Sapura Energy) has secured RM760 million in contract wins for its Drilling and Engineering & Construction businesses. The latest achievements have lifted the value of contract wins to RM9.3 …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Curious
ExxonMobil Begins Drilling Haimara-1 Exploration Well Offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil Begins Drilling Haimara-1 Exploration Well Offshore Guyana

First of two wildcat wells to be drilled in January Growing Turbot area offering significant development options Liza Phase 1 development progressing toward first oil production in early 2020 ExxonMobil said today …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Transocean Ltd. Announces 5-Year $830 Million USD Drilling Contract for Newbuild Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

Transocean Ltd. Announces 5-Year $830 Million USD Drilling Contract for Newbuild Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) announced on Friday (Dec28) that it has signed a rig design and construction management contract, as well as a five-year drilling contract, with Chevron USA, Inc. (Chevron) for one of its two …
Jan 2, 2019 /  Curious
Kishorn Port to prepare world’s largest semi-submersible rig for new gig

Kishorn Port to prepare world’s largest semi-submersible rig for new gig

When the Ninian Central oil production platform was towed out of Loch Kishorn in May 1978, at just over 600,000 tonnes it was the largest concrete structure that had ever moved across the face of the earth. Over 40 …
Dec 29, 2018 /  Curious
Maersk Drilling and Seapulse enter alliance to execute global exploration drilling programme

Maersk Drilling and Seapulse enter alliance to execute global exploration drilling programme

Today, Maersk Drilling A/S (Maersk Drilling) and Seapulse Ltd. (Seapulse) have signed a Master Alliance Agreement (MAA) under which Maersk Drilling will provide fully integrated services, including provision of drilling …
Dec 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Rowan Relentless has first two options exercised by ExxonMobil

Rowan Relentless has first two options exercised by ExxonMobil

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced Monday (Dec 3) that ExxonMobil has exercised the first two options for the Rowan Relentless, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship.   Caption: Drilling …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Recognizes GE's SeaStream* Insight Data-Driven Techniques for Marine and Drilling Equipment Maintenance and Class Surveys

ABS Recognizes GE's SeaStream* Insight Data-Driven Techniques for Marine and Drilling Equipment Maintenance and Class Surveys

ABS awarded GE Service Provider recognition for GE’s Marine Solutions’ SeaStream* Insight—a data analytics-informed solution that provides health and performance monitoring of rig equipment via a …
Nov 30, 2018 /  Curious