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
Seadrill secures contracts for three jack-up rigsFeb 7, 2012
Seadrill has secured new contracts for the three jack-up rigs Offshore Mischief, Offshore Defender, and West Leda.
Kea Petroleum selects rig for Taranaki well programFeb 6, 2012
Kea Petroleum has selected Drillforce's Rig 1 for a 2 + 1 (optional) well program. The rig is expected to be mobilized first to Kea's
Pacific Drilling extends option to construct ultra-deepwater drillshipFeb 3, 2012
Pacific Drilling S.A. reported that one of its subsidiaries has reached an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries to extend until
AWDR provides operational update for WilHunterFeb 2, 2012
The WilHunter incurred technical downtime on the 18th of January whilst drilling for MPX Energy Ltd on the Orlando
Ensco semisub chartered for Anadarko's GOM drillingFeb 1, 2012
Ensco plc reported that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a contract for ENSCO 8506 (UDW semisub) with Anadarko
Pacific Scirocco begins contract in NigeriaFeb 1, 2012
Pacific Drilling S.A. reported that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Scirocco (UDW drillship) commenced operations in Nigeria
Kongsberg Maritime wins Marine Automation Systems contract for two DSME Newbuild Drilling RigsJan 25, 2012
Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded a significant offshore automation contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
North Atlantic Drilling secures extension of contract for West NavigatorJan 20, 2012
North Atlantic Drilling has been awarded an 18 month contract extension for the drillship West Navigator by A/S Norske Shell.
Otto provides update on Service Contract 55 drilling preparationsJan 19, 2012
Otto Energy Ltd has received confirmation from farm-in partner, BHP Billiton, that it has issued a termination notice for the Transocean Deepwater
Odfjell Drilling secures record breaking deal with BPJan 12, 2012
Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a significant pre-contract award with BP for the provision of a new build, semi-submersible drilling unit for
Patterson-UTI reports drilling activity for December 2011Jan 6, 2012
Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. reported that for the month of December 2011, the Company had an average of 233 drilling rigs operating
CGX reports Ocean Saratoga enroute to GuyanaJan 4, 2012
CGX Energy Inc. report that the Ocean Saratoga semi-submersible drilling rig departed the Gulf of Mexico on January 1st and is now under
Lamprell reports sale of Hull 108Dec 29, 2011
Lamprell has received a contract award from Compañía Perforadora Mexico S.A.P.I. DE C.V. (PEMSA), a subsidiary of Grupo Mexico, for the
Seadrill secures contract for semi-tender newbuildDec 28, 2011
Seadrill has been issued a letter of award by Hess Equatorial Guinea, Inc. to enter into an eight well drilling contract offshore Equatorial Guinea
Keppel secures US$809 million contract from Sete Brasil for new DSS™ 38E semiDec 26, 2011
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiary Fernvale Pte. Ltd., has secured a contract worth approximately US$809 million
Petromanas secures rig for 2012 drilling programDec 26, 2011
Petromanas Energy has entered into a definitive agreement with KCA Deutag to secure a drilling rig for use in its 2012 drilling program.
Pacific Drilling receives delivery of new drillship Pacific Santa AnaDec 21, 2011
Pacific Drilling S.A. has received delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Santa Ana. The drillship features the most advanced drilling technology