Atwood Oceanics secures contract for Atwood MakoMar 23, 2012
Atwood Oceanics reported that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a contract by Salamander Energy (Bualuang) Limited,
Hercules Offshore acquires jackup from Diamond OffshorMar 21, 2012
Hercules Offshore, Inc. reported the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the offshore drilling rig Ocean Columbia (250' ILC) from a subsidiary of
Pacific Drilling reports exercise of option to construct Ultra-Deepwater drillshipMar 19, 2012
Pacific Drilling S.A. reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary exercised an option to construct its seventh ultra-deepwater drillship with Samsung Heavy Industries.
Amerisur signs drilling contract for Colombia campaignMar 13, 2012
Amerisur Resources Plc has signed a contract for a drilling rig to perform its Platanillo drilling campaign. The Serinco D10 1200HP drilling unit has been
Seadrill secures new contract forthe jack-up rig West CallistoMar 13, 2012
Seadrill has signed a contract with Saudi Aramco for employment of the jack-up rig West Callisto offshore Saudi Arabia. The contract duration
First Ultra-Low Creep, HMPE ropes for deepwater permanent moorings at OTC 2012Mar 12, 2012
Lankhorst Ropes reports Ultra-Low Creep, HMPE ropes for deepwater permanent moorings at OTC 2012
Technip awarded an engineering contract for the Aasta Hansteen (former Luva) field.Mar 9, 2012
Technip was awarded a lump sum front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by Statoil ASA for the development of the Aasta Hansteen floating platform.
Blake International signs contract for Blake Rig 210Mar 6, 2012
Blake International and Dynamic Offshore Resources have entered into a contract to mobilize the Blake Rig 210 onto the West Delta 80 'D' platform.
Statoil reports new rig concept to improve recoveryMar 5, 2012
Statoil is preparing an invitation to tender for a new type of drilling rig for mature fields on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The new rigs, known as category J, will be jack-ups
Lundin exercises optional well for Bredford DolphinMar 1, 2012
Lundin Norway AS has exercised the option for an additional well with Dolphin Drilling AS, a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, for use of the
Seadrill orders two new ultra-deepwater drillships for delivery in 2014Feb 28, 2012
Seadrill has in the last year seen a surge in long-term demand for tender rigs and modern ultra-deepwater drilling rigs. The increased demand
MENA Hydrocarbons reports rig arrival at Lagia fieldFeb 27, 2012
MENA Hydrocarbons Inc. reported that the Petroservices 750 HP rig Shams 1 has completed customs inspection and arrived on site at
Pacific Drilling extend an option to construct 7th UDW DrillshipFeb 23, 2012
Pacific Drilling S.A. reported that one of its subsidiaries has reached an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries to extend an option to
Amerisur mobilizes rig for Platanillo-2 well in ColombiaFeb 15, 2012
South America-focused Amerisur Resources has mobilized the work-over rig D-6, owned and operated by Serinco Drilling, to the
Savanna Energy Services updates hybrid drilling rig statusFeb 15, 2012
Savanna Energy Services is updating the status of its hybrid drilling rig retrofit and relocation program, reflecting progress on the
NCS Survey awarded rig positioning contract by ShellFeb 14, 2012
NCS Survey, an Acteon company, has been awarded a major rig positioning contract by Shell. The contract covers Shell’s four entities in Europe
Iona Energy secures Ocean Nomad rig for Staffa campaignFeb 14, 2012
Iona Energy has entered into an agreement with Diamond Offshore Drilling (UK) Limited for the provision of its semi-submersible
Petrobras Approves Contracts for 26 Drilling RigsFeb 13, 2012
Petrobras has announcedthe result of the negotiation with Sete Brasil and Ocean Rig, which had submitted offers for the charter and operation of drilling rigs to bemanufactured in Brazil.
Contract extension for Regalia at Yme for ProsafeFeb 13, 2012
Talisman Energy Norge AS has extended the contract for the Regalia at the Yme field until end August 2012.
Keppel and ConocoPhillips to design first ice-worthy jackup rig for the Arctic OffshoreFeb 9, 2012
Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech), a design and engineering arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M),
Oando deploys rig for Shell's Niger drillingFeb 8, 2012
Oando Energy Services Limited (OESL), a subsidiary of Oando PLC and Nigeria's leading indigenous operator of swamp
Atwood Oceanics reports contract for the Atwood BeaconFeb 8, 2012
Atwood Oceanics reported that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract by Shemen Oil and Gas
Pacific Drilling commences operations Offshore BrazilFeb 8, 2012
Pacific Drilling S.A. reported that the Pacific Mistral (UDW drillship) commenced operations in Brazil on February 6, 2012.
Ocean Rig UDW reports three year drilling contract for the Leiv EirikssonFeb 7, 2012
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. has signed a new drilling contract for its semi-submersible drilling rig "Leiv Eiriksson" with a consortium