Rigs News in United States

Seadrill to Sell West Polaris Drillship to Seadrill Partners
6/17/2015 - Seadrill Limited (Seadrill) has entered into an agreement with Seadrill Operating LP (Seadrill Operating), the 58% owned subsidiary of Seadrill Partners LLC (Seadrill Partners), pursuant to which Sead...
Atwood Osprey Signs its Repair & Drilling Services Contract
4/17/2015 - Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced that the company has entered into an amendment to its contract for its semisubmersible drilling unit, the Atwood Osprey. As previously disclosed, the Atwood Osprey par...
Hercules Offshore Signs Rig Contract in West Africa
4/2/2015 - Hercules Offshore has signed a five-year contract with a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. for use of the Hercules 260 in West Africa. The dayrate under the contract will range from a minimum of $75,000 per da...
Helix Announces Shell Contract for Q4000
3/27/2015 - Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. announced that it has entered into a new multi-year contract with Shell to provide well intervention services in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico utilizing Helix’s Q4000. The...
Atwood Osprey Semisub Temporarily Out of Service for Repairs
3/16/2015 - Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced that its semisubmersible drilling unit, the Atwood Osprey, parted several mooring lines and drifted approximately three nautical miles from its original position durin...
RigNet Announces Resource Reallocation Plan
2/19/2015 - RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of digital technology solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced that it is implementing a plan to shift resources from its U.S. land rig communications b...
Transocean Offers Shares of Caledonia Offshore Drilling Company
10/15/2014 - Transocean Inc intends to proceed with an unregistered offering of shares of Caledonia Offshore Drilling Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Transocean, in connection with an offering being made to ...
Rowan Provides Fleet Contract Status Update
8/25/2014 - Rowan Companies plc announced that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of August 25, 2014. ...
National Oilwell Sees Falling Demand for Deepwater Rigs
7/29/2014 - National Oilwell Varco Inc, the largest U.S. oilfield equipment provider, forecast falling demand for deepwater rigs, overshadowing robust demand for jack-up rigs, used in shallower waters, as well as...
Savanna Signs Contract for 1500HP VELOX Triple Drilling Rig
7/14/2014 - Savanna Energy Services Corp has signed a contract for its previously disclosed VELOX Drilling Rig for deployment in the Permian Basin in West Texas. The VELOX Drilling Rig is a 1,500HP AC electric, h...
Rowan Won Contract for 4th Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
6/6/2014 - Rowan Companies has entered into a two-year drilling contract for the Rowan Relentless, the fourth and final drillship in Rowan's current construction program. The contract is with Freeport-McMoRan Oi...
Diamond Offshore Terminate Contract on the Ocean Vanguard
6/4/2014 - Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc announced that a subsidiary has received notice of termination of its drilling contract for the mid-water semisubmersible Ocean Vanguard from Statoil ASA, its customer f...
H&P Signs Additional New Build Contracts
6/4/2014 - Helmerich & Payne, Inc. has entered into agreements with five exploration and production companies to build and operate nine additional FlexRigs in the U.S. All of these rigs are under multi-year term...
Rowan Provides Fleet Contract Status Update
5/27/2014 - Rowan Companies plc announced that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of May 27, 2014. ...
Transocean Announces its Intention to Create Caledonia Offshore Drilling Company
5/5/2014 - Transocean Ltd intends to pursue the creation of an entity comprising eight of its UK North Sea midwater drilling rigs. The company expects to establish the new entity, Caledonia Offshore Drilling Co...
Parker Drilling Won Contract for Barge Rig 55B
3/21/2014 - Parker Drilling Company has contracted its barge drilling rig, Rig 55B. Featuring advanced equipment and performance enhancements, the rig is being introduced to the Company's fleet to bring additiona...
Transocean Ltd. Provides Fleet Update Summary
3/17/2014 - Transocean Ltd issued a monthly Fleet Update Summary which includes new contracts, significant changes to existing contracts, and changes in estimated planned out-of-service time of 15 or more days si...
Transocean Awarded Two Drillships Contracts to Sembcorp Marine
2/26/2014 - Transocean Ltd. announced that a subsidiary has awarded contracts to Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary, Jurong Shipyard, in Singapore for construction of two new build dynamically positioned ultra-deepwate...
Maersk Takes Delivery of Ultra Deepwater Drillship Maersk Viking
2/24/2014 - Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its first ultra deepwater drillship, Maersk Viking, from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea. Maersk Viking has started its voyag...
Hurricane Signs Agreement for Sedco 712 Rig
1/22/2014 - Hurricane Energy plc has entered into an assignment agreement with Transocean Drilling UK Limited and Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Limited for the provision of the Sedco 712 semi-submersible drilling ri...

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