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Shelf Drilling Awarded a 3Y Contract for Achiever
United Arab Emirates >> 5/20/2019 - Shelf Drilling, Ltd. has secured a three-year contract for the recently acquired premium jack-up rig – Shelf Drilling Achiever, for operations in the Arabian Gulf. The contract includes a one-year op...
U.S. District Court Confirms Arbitration Award in favor of Vantage Drilling
United States >> 5/20/2019 - Vantage Drilling International announced that U.S. District Court Judge Alfred H. Bennett of the Southern District of Texas granted Vantage Deepwater Company’s and Vantage Deepwater Drilling, Inc.’s p...
Letter of Award for Jack-ups Energy Enticer & Energy EDGE
Letter of Award for Jack-ups Energy Enticer & Energy EDGE Qatar >> 5/9/2019 - Northern Offshore announces firm Letter of Awards for two (2) long-term contracts for its premium, heavy-duty jack-up drilling units from Qatar Petroleum. The Energy Enticer and Energy Edge are of the...
Completion of the Acquisition of Two Jack-Up Rigs
China >> 5/9/2019 - Reference is made to the announcement by Shelf Drilling, Ltd. ("Shelf Drilling" or the "Company", OSE ticker code "SHLF", and together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries the "Group") on 21 Feb...
Maersk Drilling to Launch First Hybrid, Low-Emission Rig
Denmark >> 5/8/2019 - 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 s...
Harvey Appraisal Well Update
United Kingdom >> 5/7/2019 - Independent Oil and Gas plc, the development and production company focused on becoming a substantial UK gas producer, is pleased to provide an update on preparations to drill the high-impact Harvey a...
"HAKURYU-11"Started its Drilling Operation in Indonesia
Indonesia >> 5/7/2019 - The jack-up drilling rig "HAKURYU-11" has started the drilling operation based on the contract with Premier Oil Natuna Sea B.V. on April 26th 2019 at offshore Natuna, the Republic of Indonesia.
Qatar Petroleum Awards Contracts for 8 Drilling Rigs for the North Field Expansion Project
Qatar >> 5/1/2019 - Qatar Petroleum has awarded contracts for a total of eight offshore Jackup Drilling Rigs required for the North Field Expansion Project. The drilling rigs are planned to be mobilized and ready for dri...
Exercise of the Cobalt Explorer Option
Bermuda >> 4/30/2019 - Northern Drilling Ltd has exercised the option for Cobalt Explorer, a 7th generation DP3 and ultra-deepwater drillship from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (“DSME”) for a total consid...
Santos Mobilises Rig to Drill Dorado-2 Well
Australia >> 4/29/2019 - JV partner Carnarvon Petroleum has announced that the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig began mobilising from the Corvus-2 well location at 24:00 hours on 26 April 2019 and is now close to being ...
Keppel Delivers ENSCO 123 Jackup to EnscoRowan
Singapore >> 4/26/2019 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS) has delivered ENSCO 123 to Ensco Rowan plc (EnscoRowan) on schedule and with zero lost-time incidents....
Seadrill Partners LLC Receives Early Termination Notice for the West Capricorn Contract
United Kingdom >> 4/18/2019 - Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP) has received early termination notice for the West Capricorn contract approximately three months ahead of schedule. The contract was originally expected to run through la...
ATDL Contract Extension BassDrill Beta
Brazil >> 4/18/2019 - Petrobras exercised its right to extend the Beta contract by 180 days commencing in September 2019 through March of 2020.
Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report
United States >> 4/17/2019 - Transocean Ltd. issued a quarterly Fleet Status Report that provides the current status of, and contract information for, the company’s fleet of offshore drilling rigs. Since its last report Transocea...
KCA Deutag & SOCAR Wins $500 million BP Contract in Azerbaijan
KCA Deutag & SOCAR Wins $500 million BP Contract in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan >> 4/16/2019 - Turan Drilling & Engineering Company LLC (A KCA Deutag and SOCAR AQS Company) has been awarded its first contract, which is with BP Exploration (Caspian Sea) Limited (BP). ...
Petro Matad Signs Rig Contracts for 2019 Drilling Program
Mongolia >> 4/16/2019 - Petro Matad Limited has signed contracts for two rigs for its upcoming 2019 four well drilling programme. ...
Floatel Bags Martin Linge Extension with Equinor
United Kingdom >> 4/15/2019 - Equinor has extended the Floatel Superior charter at the Martin Linge Field Development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea with four months until end March 2020. The six monthly options remain i...
MHWirth Awarded Contract for New Drilling Equipment Package from Keppel FELS
Norway >> 4/11/2019 - MHWirth, a company owned by Akastor ASA, signed a contract with Keppel FELS for delivery of one drilling equipment package for a new mid water semisubmersible drilling rig. This is the first out of th...
i3 Energy Hires Borgland Dolphin Rig for Liberator, Serenity Drilling
United Kingdom >> 4/9/2019 - i3 Energy plc, an independent oil and gas company with assets and operations in the UK, is pleased to provide the following operational update for the appraisal and development of its 100% owned and o...
Decommissioning Company Makes Multi-Million Investment in First Dedicated P&A Asset
Scotland >> 4/9/2019 - Well-Safe Solutions has agreed to acquire the Ocean Guardian semi-submersible drilling unit sparking another jobs boost for the company. The asset, currently owned by Diamond Offshore, has been a stal...

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