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Drilling Rig to Be on Site at P2 Block in Netherlands
Netherlands/Holland >> 9/27/2011 - Xtract Energy Plc confirms that Chevron expects the Noble Byron Welliver jack-up drilling rig to be on site at the P2 block in the Netherlands, over which Xtract has an overriding royalty interest, in...
Prosafe Awards ALMACO an Accommodation Block Project
Indonesia >> 9/26/2011 - ALMACO was awarded a contract to build two complete modules for the world's leading owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, Prosafe Offshore Ltd. The new modules will be installed o...
Beach Secures Two Ensign Australia Pty Ltd Rigs
United States >> 8/29/2011 - Beach Energy Ltd advises it has secured two Ensign Australia Pty Ltd (“Ensign”) rigs, Ensign#65 and Ensign#16, to drill both horizontal and vertical wells targeting its unconventional gas play in the ...
ADX Provides Operational Updates on Sidi Dhaher Well
Tunisia >> 8/22/2011 - ADX Energy Ltd provides the following update on preparations for drilling of the Sidi Dhaher well on the Chorbane licence, onshore Tunisia. The diverter, parts of the choke manifold as well as the sur...
Keppel to Build Repeat Jack-Up Rig for Transocean
Singapore >> 8/5/2011 - Keppel FELS Limited has secured a repeat order from Transocean Offshore Deepwater Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. for US$195 million. Following its order of two jack-up rigs from Keppel ...
ADX Energy Provides Sidi Dhaher Operations Update
Tunisia >> 8/3/2011 - ADX Energy Ltd is pleased to provide the following update on progress with preparations for the commencement of drilling the Sidi Dhaher well on the Chorbane licence, onshore Tunisia. The rig up proce...
ADX Energy Provides Sidi Dhaher Preparation Update
Tunisia >> 7/14/2011 - ADX Energy Ltd is pleased to announce that the Rig-up operations are nearing completion and inspection of rig and equipment has commenced. Once the inspection is completed to ADX’s satisfaction and th...
Cat D - Letter of award from Statoil
Norway >> 7/5/2011 - 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 new build "Cat-D" semisubmersibles with fi...
ADX Energy Provides Sidi Dhaher Preparation Update
Tunisia >> 6/28/2011 - ADX Energy Ltd is pleased to announce that the mobilization of camp and rig equipment for the Sidi Dhaher exploration well has been without incidents. Road clearance, traffic control and road safety m...
Treaty Adds Equipment for Belize Oil Drilling Project
Belize >> 6/23/2011 - Treaty Energy Corporation, a growth-oriented energy company in the oil and gas industry, announced the purchase of several pieces of machinery that will be sent to Belize in early July. Andrew V. Reid...
Miller Secures Drilling Rig for Osprey Platform
United States >> 6/16/2011 - Miller Energy Resources announced that it has entered into a contract with Voorhees Equipment and Consulting, Inc. for the custom construction and purchase of a drilling rig to be used on Miller's Osp...
MIS Kuwait Signs New Contracts With Weatherford
Kuwait >> 6/6/2011 - UAE-based MIS Group (Maritime Industrial Services), a diversified engineering and contracting group focused on the energy sector, announces the signing of two contracts in its Kuwait business with Wea...
KCA DEUTAG was Awarded FEED for 3,000hp Drilling Rig
Australia >> 6/6/2011 - KCA DEUTAG announced that it has been selected by Woodside Energy as one of two drilling contractors to carry out a major Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract relating to a 3,000HP Modular Pla...
Atwood Osprey in The Waters Off Northwest Australia
Australia >> 6/5/2011 - The Atwood Osprey, Chevron's newly contracted ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig, has arrived in the waters off northwest Australia. Constructed in the Jurong Shipyard in Singapore, the rig ...
Atwood Announces Contract for the Atwood Aurora
Cameroon >> 6/2/2011 - Atwood Oceanics, Inc., a Houston-based international offshore drilling contractor, announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a contract by a subsidiary of Noble Energy, Inc. for the Atwo...
Keppel Wins Twin Jackup Rig Order
Qatar >> 5/11/2011 - Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured contracts to build two high-specification KFELS B Class Bigfoot jackup rigs from returning customer Gulf Drilling International Ltd. (q.s.c.) (GDI) of Qat...
Transocean May Recover Deepwater Horizon Rig
United States >> 2/28/2011 - Transocean Ltd., the world’s largest offshore oil driller, may attempt to recover some or all of the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded and sank during last year’s Macondo well disaster. ...
Transocean to Build 2 Rigs, Rent Them to Chevron
Thailand >> 2/16/2011 - Transocean Ltd. announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded five-year drilling contracts for two new build high-specification jack up rigs for operations in Thailand for a subsidiary of Ch...
Keppel Wins Two Jackup Orders
Singapore >> 2/15/2011 - Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has been awarded contracts from Maersk Drilling Holdings Singapore Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S (Maersk), to build two Gusto MSC CJ7...
Northern Has Contracted the ENSCO 8503 Rig
Guyana >> 1/28/2011 - Northern Petroleum notes that in respect of the Guyane Maritime Block in which Northern holds a 1.25% interest, Tullow Oil plc (“Tullow”) in their Trading Statement and Operational Update dated 27 Jan...

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