Dana Gas spuds high-potential exploration well in the eastern Mediterranean in Egypt concession area

Dana Gas spuds high-potential exploration well in the eastern Mediterranean in Egypt concession area

Dana Gas PJSC, the Middle East's largest regional private sector natural gas company, Tuesday announced it has commenced drilling operations on 20 May at its Merak-1 well, offshore Egypt. The location is in 755 meters of …
May 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Shelf Drilling awarded a three-year contract for the recently acquired Shelf Drilling Achiever

Shelf Drilling awarded a three-year contract for the recently acquired Shelf Drilling Achiever

Shelf Drilling, Ltd. (Shelf Drilling) announced today that it has secured a three-year contract for the recently acquired premium jack-up rig – Shelf Drilling Achiever, for operations in the Arabian Gulf. Image …
May 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling to launch first hybrid, low-emission rig

Maersk Drilling to launch first hybrid, low-emission rig

Combining hybrid power, data intelligence and cleaning technology, the Maersk Intrepid will push the boundaries for low-emission drilling on conventionally powered offshore rigs. A new technological standard for …
May 9, 2019 /  Vessels
Oceaneering Secures New Rig Support Contract from Wintershall

Oceaneering Secures New Rig Support Contract from Wintershall

Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) has recently secured a drilling and completion support contract for integrated services with Wintershall Norge AS. The contract covers ROV services for the drilling unit …
May 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Standard Drilling to acquire one large size Norwegian-built Platform Supply Vessel

Standard Drilling to acquire one large size Norwegian-built Platform Supply Vessel

Through its wholly owned subsidiary Wanax AS, S.D. Standard Drilling Plc., will acquire the Havyard 832 PSV vessel Olympus. All terms have been agreed and there are no further conditions. The Vessel is a large PSV, built …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling unit and a wind turbine …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Start of Exploratory Drilling at Offshore Hidaka Area of Hokkaido

Start of Exploratory Drilling at Offshore Hidaka Area of Hokkaido

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) started the exploratory drilling at offshore Hidaka area of Hokkaido on April 13, as part of the offshore exploration project commissioned by the Agency for Natural Resources …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Curious
New World Supply Ltd sells four platform supply vessels

New World Supply Ltd sells four platform supply vessels

New World Supply Ltd (NWS), where SDSD has an ownership of 34.4%, has completed a sale (Transaction), with a well known and reputable counterparty, of its remaining four medium-sized platform supply vessels (PSVs). The …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem has been awarded new contracts in Offshore Drilling in Norway and Middle East totalling over 200 million USD. One contract was signed with the German company Wintershall for the drilling of 2 wells plus 2 …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling awarded long-term contract for ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer

Maersk Drilling awarded long-term contract for ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer

Today, Maersk Drilling announces that the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer has been awarded a three-year contract by Inpex Australia and joint venture participants for drilling at the Ichthys gas …
Apr 3, 2019 /  Vessels