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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
Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services to increase uptime and reduce costs

Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services to increase uptime and reduce costs

The technology group Wärtsilä and the global drilling contractor Maersk Drilling have joined forces in a unique co-operation to create a 25-year thruster maintenance strategy for Maersk’s three …
Feb 20, 2018 /  Vessels
ABB and Presserv team up to provide preservation programs for idle O&G vessels

ABB and Presserv team up to provide preservation programs for idle O&G vessels

ABB’s marine and ports business will partner with Presserv to offer maintenance packages for vessels that serve the oil and gas industry that are laid-up for prolonged periods The two companies will combine …
Apr 4, 2017 /  Curious
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
Noble to Receive $540 Million Payment Plus Potential $75 Million in Contingent Payments

Noble to Receive $540 Million Payment Plus Potential $75 Million in Contingent Payments

Noble Corporation yesterday announced an agreement with its client, Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC (FMOG), and FMOG's parent company, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (Freeport), in connection with the drilling contracts …
May 11, 2016 /  Finance
Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement with Ensco for sustained cost savings and improved reliability

Wärtsilä signs maintenance agreement with Ensco for sustained cost savings and improved reliability

Wärtsilä, the leading global supplier of flexible and efficient power plant solutions and services, has signed a maintenance agreement with Ensco, a global provider of offshore drilling services to the …
Jan 29, 2016 /  Curious
Seadrill defers delivery of two drillships from DSME

Seadrill defers delivery of two drillships from DSME

Seadrill Limited announced on Friday (Jan 15) that an agreement with DSME shipyard has been reached to defer the delivery of two ultra-deepwater drillships, the West Aquila and West Libra, until the second …
Jan 18, 2016 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling secures contract for Maersk Venturer with Total

Maersk Drilling secures contract for Maersk Venturer with Total

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the drillship Maersk Venturer with oil major Total. The contract covers one exploration well (estimated duration 120 days) in block 14 offshore Uruguay. The …
Dec 2, 2015 /  Vessels
Transocean delays delivery of two drillship newbuilds

Transocean delays delivery of two drillship newbuilds

Transocean has reached an agreement with client Shell and Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to delay the operating and delivery contracts of two newbuild ultra-deepwater drillships …
Oct 26, 2015 /  Curious