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Stone Energy Enters Ensco 8503 Rig Agreement
United States >> 10/6/2014 - Stone Energy Corporation has entered into an agreement to contract the ENSCO 8503 dynamically positioned deep water drilling rig for Stone's multi-year deep water drilling program in the Gulf of Mexic...
QP-Total Project Reaches Key Phase
QP-Total Project Reaches Key Phase Qatar >> 9/27/2014 - Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Total’s joint acid stimulation research project has reached a key phase through the successful installation of the QP Dual Core Rig. This rig is the first of its kind in Qatar...
Aqualis Offshore Signs Contract With Saudi Aramco
Aqualis Offshore Signs Contract With Saudi Aramco Saudi Arabia >> 9/17/2014 - Aqualis Offshore, part of Aqualis ASA, has signed a rig moving services contract with Saudi Aramco, the world's largest energy company. The contract value is undisclosed. ...
Keppel Secures US$227 Mln Contract from GDI
Keppel Secures US$227 Mln Contract from GDI Qatar >> 9/16/2014 - Keppel FELS Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, has secured a contract from Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (q.s.c.) (GDI) of Qatar to build a repeat high-specification KF...
GDI and QP Sign QR5.2 Bln Rigs Contracts
GDI and QP Sign QR5.2 Bln Rigs Contracts Qatar >> 9/9/2014 - Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (GDI), a subsidiary of Gulf International Services (GIS), the largest oilfield service company in Qatar, officially signed four new contracts and four contract extensi...
GDI Awarded A New Contract by QP Valued at QR1.2Bln
Qatar >> 7/21/2014 - GulfDrilling International Limited (GDI), a subsidiary of Gulf InternationalServices (GIS), announced that they have been awarded a new contract by QatarPetroleum for a new hi-spec premium jack-up rig...
Nautronix Secures Multi-Million Dollar Order for NASNet® DPR
United Kingdom >> 3/25/2014 - Nautronix has secured an order from HHI, Korea to supply a NASNet® DPR (Dynamic Positioning Reference) System which will be used on the Bollsta Dolphin drilling rig. ...
KS Java Star's Contract Extended by 1 Year for $41M
Indonesia >> 11/15/2013 - KS Energy Limited reported that a subsidiary of KS Drilling Pte. Ltd. (KS Drilling) together with its Joint Operation partner, Pertamina Drilling Services Indonesia, has been notified of the exercise ...
Rolls-Royce to Supply Rig Equipment to Samsung
United Kingdom >> 10/24/2013 - Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to supply thrusters and deck machinery for two semi-submersible drilling rigs to be built at Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea for Stena Drilling. The value of the co...
Kisaran Rig Moves to New Well Site
Indonesia >> 7/2/2013 - The rig used to drill the Parit Minyak-2 (PM-2) exploration well, located in the Kisaran PSC in onshore Sumatra, is being moved to the Parit Minyak-3 (PM-3) drill site. Drilling at PM-3 is expected to...
Caspian Driller 300ft Jack-up Drilling Rig Delivered
Russia >> 12/14/2012 - Caspian Driller jack up rig was delivered at OJSC 'Krasnye Barrikady' Shipyard (hereinafter refer to as KB yard) in Astrakhan, Russia on 10 Dec 2012. ...
Wartsila's Success in Brazilian Drill Ship Programme
Brazil >> 11/22/2012 - Wartsila, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been awarded yet another important order as part of the ongoing Brazilian programme to build a number of drill units (DRUs)...
Aker Solutions Wins Drilling Riser Contract
Malaysia >> 7/18/2012 - Aker Solutions has won a contract to deliver a deepwater drilling riser system to Atwood Oceanics, the drilling operator. The contract value is undisclosed. The deepwater drilling riser system will be...
IOEC Receives Property Rights to Construct Phoenix Jack-up Drilling Rig
IOEC Receives Property Rights to Construct Phoenix Jack-up Drilling Rig Iran >> 7/16/2012 - IOEC becomes the first Iranian company to apply for building the infrastructure necessary to construct jack-up drilling rigs and gains property ownership rights and a certificate from GL, Germany. ...
Keppel and Consortium Secure KFELS B Class Jackup Contract
Kazakhstan >> 7/10/2012 - Keppel Kazakhstan LLP (Keppel Kazakhstan) and its consortium partner Ersai Caspian Contractor LLC, Kazakhstan (Ersai Caspian Contractor), have secured a contract from Teniz Burgylau LLP (Teniz Burgyla...
Iranian Companies Manufacturing 12 Drilling Rigs
Iran >> 6/20/2012 - Iranian minister of petroleum deputy for research and technology says the country is determined to attain self-sufficiency in manufacturing onshore drilling rigs. ...
Maersk Adds USD 610 m to its Contract Backlog
United States >> 6/4/2012 - More than one year prior to delivery Maersk Drilling has signed a contract with a major oil company for the first in a series of four identical ultra deepwater drillships currently under construction....
Siemens to Supply Electrical Solutions for Rigs
China >> 5/2/2012 - The shipyards Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd., CMHI/Shenzhen as well as Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard in China have awarded Siemens Energy a total of three orders for electrical power supply packages...
ENSCO DS-6 Drillship Contracted to BP
Singapore >> 4/2/2012 - Ensco plc announced that it has entered into a five-year term drilling contract with BP for the new ENSCO DS-6 ultra-deepwater drillship at a rate of approximately $522,000 per day, plus cost adjustme...
Vantage Announces Agreement to Purchase Dragonquest
United States >> 3/20/2012 - Vantage Drilling Company announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the rights and obligations under the construction contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship known as Dragonques...

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