Seadrill Sells Rig T15 to Partners
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Seadrill enters into an agreement to sell the companies that own and operate the tender rig T15 to Seadrill Partners.
Seadrill Finalizes SapuraKencana Sale
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Seadrill and SapuraKencana complete the previously announced transaction pursuant to the conditional SPA.
LLOG Lines Up UDW Drillship for GOM Drilling
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Seadrill signs a contract with LLOG Bluewater Holdings, LLC, for employment of the new-build drillship, West Neptune, offshore Gulf of Mexico.
Seadrill Orders Additional Jackups from Dalian
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 Seadrill exercises fixed price options for the construction of high specification jackups at DSIC Offshore in China.
Seadrill Orders Two Jackups from Dalian Shipbuilding
Friday, February 01, 2013 Deepwater drilling specialist Seadrill says it has arranged to buy two jackups from China's Dalian Shipbuilding, with an option to buy two more.
Tullow Extends West Leo Gig
Thursday, January 17, 2013 Tullow plc has exercised its contractual option to extend the contract for the rig West Leo (UDW semisub) by two years.
Seadrill Acquires More Shares in Asia Offshore Drilling
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Seadrill has acquired additional shares of Asia Offshore Drilling Limited, raising Seadrill's stake in the company.
Seadrill Buys Songa Eclipse Rig
Friday, November 16, 2012 Seadrill pays $590 million for the Songa Eclipse ultra-deepwater semisub.
Seadrill Lines Up Gig for West Mira Semisub
Monday, November 12, 2012 Seadrill receives a Letter of Award from Husky Oil Operations Limited for a new 5-year contract for the West Mira for operations in Canada and Greenland.
SapuraKencana Petroleum Buys Seadrill's Tender Rig Business for $2.9B
Monday, November 05, 2012 SapuraKencana Petroleum looks to buy Seadrill's rig business, including its full tender rig organization, for $2.9 billion.
Seadrill, Songa Offshore Enter HOA for Semisub
Monday, October 22, 2012 Seadrill has entered into a Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Songa Offshore for a potential purchase of the ultra deepwater semisubmersible rig Songa Eclipse.
Seadrill Mulls Move, Waves Goodbye to CEO
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 Seadrill announces plans to implement a new management structure to ensure continued safe and efficient operations and support its global strategy.
Seadrill Orders $600M UDW Drillship for 2014 Delivery
Monday, September 24, 2012 Seadrill has entered into a turnkey contract to build a new ultra-deepwater drillship at the Samsung yard in South Korea.
Seadrill Partners Files Plans for $225 Million IPO
Friday, September 21, 2012 Seadrill Partners LLC filed plans for an initial public offering estimated at up to $225 million.
ExxonMobil Finds Additional Hydrocarbons Offshore Vietnam
Friday, July 27, 2012 ExxonMobil encounters additional hydrocarbons in its third exploration well offshore Da Nang, Vietnam, a company spokesperson confirms.
Seadrill to Receive 3-Rig Drilling Contract, Could be Valued at $4B
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Seadrill said it received a commitment from a major oil company for three newbuild drillships, which could be valued $4 billion.
ExxonMobil Seals LOI Deal for West Alpha Semisub
Thursday, June 28, 2012 North Atlantic Drilling has received a letter of intent from ExxonMobil for assignment of the semisub West Alpha.
Seadrill Gets $1.2B, Five-Year Contract for West Polaris
Monday, June 04, 2012 Seadrill says new contract will begin in October subject to final agreement.
Seadrill Expects Stronger Second Quarter after Robust 1Q 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012 Ultra-deepwater rigs West Leo and West Capricorn to have a favorable effect on earnings.
Chevron Orders New Build Tender Assist Rig
Friday, May 04, 2012 Seadrill has received a Letter of Award for a five-year contract for the tender assist rig T18 by Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Ltd.