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
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
Rowan Renaissance awarded contract by Total

Rowan Renaissance awarded contract by Total

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced today that the Rowan Renaissance, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship, has been awarded a contract in Mexico by Total with a firm term of one well with an estimated …
Nov 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Rowan Reliance awarded contract by Fieldwood

Rowan Reliance awarded contract by Fieldwood

Rowan Companies plc (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) announced on Monday that the Rowan Reliance, an R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship, has been awarded a contract in the United States Gulf of Mexico by Fieldwood Energy LLC with a …
Nov 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Pacific Drilling Awarded Contract for the Pacific Bora

Pacific Drilling Awarded Contract for the Pacific Bora

Pacific Drilling S.A. (OTC: PACDQ) (Pacific Drilling) announced today that its deepwater drillship the Pacific Bora has been awarded a contract by Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (a subsidiary of Eni SpA) for drilling …
Oct 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Drillship Maersk Viking has arrived Ghanaian Waters

Drillship Maersk Viking has arrived Ghanaian Waters

Aker Energy announces the arrival of the Maersk Viking drillship at the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block offshore Ghana. “We are proud to announce the arrival of Maersk Viking in Ghanaian …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Transocean Ltd. Announces Contract Extension for Petrobras 10000

Transocean Ltd. Announces Contract Extension for Petrobras 10000

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced Friday that the ultra-deepwater drillship Petrobras 10000 was awarded a 790-day contract extension offshore Brazil with Petrobras. The contract is extended through October 2021 and …
Oct 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Ocean Rig Poseidon mobilised to drill prospect well offshore Namibia

Ocean Rig Poseidon mobilised to drill prospect well offshore Namibia

Azinam Limited, the Seacrest Capital-backed South West African oil exploration company, announced on Friday that the Ocean Rig Poseidon has been mobilised to drill the Prospect S Well in Petroleum Exploration Licence …
Oct 1, 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