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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...
Siemens to Supply Power Solutions for Drilling Units
Norway >> 3/15/2012 - Siemens has received an order for the supply of two complete power packages for Statoil's two new semi-submersible drilling units – Cat D. Purchaser is Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Lt...
Amerisur Signs Rig Contract for Platanillo Campaign
United Kingdom >> 3/12/2012 - Amerisur Resources Plc, the oil and gas producer and explorer focused on South America, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract for a drilling rig to perform its Platanillo drilling campa...
GSP Awarded First North Sea Drilling Contract
Romania >> 3/9/2012 - Grup Servicii Petroliere SA (GSP) has been awarded a contract by Wintershall Noordzee B.V., for offshore drilling. The first concerns the rig GSP Saturn, presently located on the continental shelf of ...
BOP Leak Delays Songa Eclipse Rig Delivery
Angola >> 3/8/2012 - Songa Venus achieved an operating efficiency of 100% during the month, the rig continues to operate for Petronas Carigali in Malaysia. Songa Mercur achieved an operating efficiency of 100% during the ...
Seadrill Orders Two New Ultra-Deepwater Drillships
United States >> 2/27/2012 - 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 for ultra-deepwater rigs has been driven by high oil price...
Rialto Mobilises GSF Monitor Rig to CI-202 Drill Site
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 2/27/2012 - Rialto Energy Limited, the exploration, appraisal and development company with operated assets offshore Cote D’Ivoire, is pleased to advise that the Transocean GSF Monitor drilling rig has today been ...
Songa Awarded Two Additional Cat D Rigs by Statoil
Norway >> 2/24/2012 - Songa Offshore SE is pleased to announce that its 100% owned subsidiary, Songa Rig AS, has received and accepted a Letter of Award (LOA) from Statoil for two newbuild "cat D" semisubmersible rigs. Th...
Ukraine Rig Mobilisation & Fracturing Schedule
Ukraine >> 2/23/2012 - Transeuro Energy Corp. announces that the Company has commenced the mobilization of Dafora Rig 2 to prepare the wellbore for the planned hydraulic fracture stimulation of the Karl-101 well, located on...
Sembcorp to Build a Pacific Class 400 Jack-Up Rig
Singapore >> 2/17/2012 - Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured a US$213 million contract to build a Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rig. The Pacific Class 400 jack-up drilling rig, a proprietary design of P...
Ezion Announces Charter Contract for Service Rig
Denmark >> 2/15/2012 - The Board of Directors of Ezion Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that it has secured a charter contract with a value of up to USD 80.3 million over a 4 year period to provide a second North Sea...
Prosafe Wins Contract Extension for Regalia at Yme
United Kingdom >> 2/13/2012 - Talisman Energy Norge AS has extended the contract for the Regalia at the Yme field until end August 2012. The extension of 198 days has a gross value of USD 57.4 million, bringing the total contract ...
Sea Dragon Signs New Drilling Contract for Kom Ombo
Egypt >> 2/8/2012 - Sea Dragon Energy has provided the following operational update for its Kom Ombo concession in Egypt. ...
Keppel-Conocophillips to Design Ice-Worthy Jackup Rig
Singapore >> 2/7/2012 - Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech), a design and engineering arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), and ConocoPhillips are jointly designing a first-of-its-kind ice-worthy jac...
Leni Announces Delay of Drilling at Eugene Field
United States >> 2/7/2012 - Leni Gas & Oil plc announces a short delay to the start of drilling operations at the Eugene Island Field ("EI-184") in the US Gulf of Mexico. The current operator of the Ocean Columbia jack-up rig at...
Sembcorp Secures US$792.5m Contract from Sete Brasil
Brazil >> 2/6/2012 - Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned Brazilian shipyard Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz has secured a contract worth approximately US$792.5 million from Guarapari Drilling BV, Netherlands, a subsidiary of Sete Bra...
Pacific Mistral Commenced Operations in Brazil
Brazil >> 2/6/2012 - Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Mistral commenced operations in Brazil on February 6, 2012. The drillship is contracted for a three-year term to Petroleo...
Pacific Extends Option to Construct a Seventh Drillship
United States >> 2/1/2012 - Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that one of its subsidiaries has reached an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries to extend until February 17, 2012 an option to construct a seventh ultra-deepwater d...
MENA Hydrocarbons Operation Update for Lagia
Egypt >> 1/30/2012 - MENA has signed a contract with Petroservices Drilling Overseas (PSDO) of Egypt for the rental of their 750 HP rig Shams 1 in order to commence operations on its Lagia oil field development in Egypt. ...
Supplying Power & Positioning System for Statoil's Rigs
Norway >> 1/23/2012 - The Wartsila power and positioning system solution represents proven reliability as well as superior efficiency, which results in lower operating costs, fewer emissions and less maintenance. Furthermo...

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