Ocean Rig

Ocean Rig specializes in providing experienced offshore drilling capacity in ultra-deep water and harsh weather conditions. The Company owns and operates two of the world’s largest technologically advanced semi-submersible rigs and eight 6th and 7th Generation Drill ships. This rapid growth and global expansion creates a number of exciting opportunities for individuals who wish to build their career in the international deep-water drilling industry. At Ocean Rig we value our people and take every precaution to ensure a safe work environment. Every one of our employees is a specialist in their own field and we take pride in this highly skilled and multinational workforce, who are the key to Ocean Rig's continued success. Ocean RIg provides the latest technology and competitive packages. We offer personal development plans which allow for promotional opportunities and enable you to achieve your full potential in our exciting industry.
Address: 10 Skopa Street, Tribune House
2nd Floor, Office 202
Nicosia, CY 1075
Contact: +1 713 260 9667


Recent Articles

Rig Contractor Ocean RIG Files For Bankruptcy Protection In US
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Ocean RIG UDW filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in a US court.
Ocean Rig Acquires an Ultra Deepwater Drillship for $65M
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Ocean Rig acquires an ultra deepwater drillship through an auction for $65 million.
Premier, Noble Terminate Contract for Eirik Raude Rig
Friday, February 12, 2016 Premier Oil and its partner, Noble Energy, decide to terminate their contract for Eirik Raude after several technical issues with the rig.
SHI Agrees to an 18-Month Delay in Delivery of Drillship to Ocean Rig
Monday, September 14, 2015 Samsung Heavy Industries agrees to delay delivery of an ultra deepwater drillship to Ocean Rig by 18 months to June 2017.
Ocean Rig, Petrobras Agree To 3-Year, $1.1B Drillships Lease
Monday, October 20, 2014 Ocean Rig signs a $1.1B 3-year contract with Petroleo Brasileiro to extend a lease on two ultra-deepwater drilling ships.
Ocean Rig Wins $1.3B Letter of Award for Newbuild Drillship
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Ocean Rig has received a letter of award from a major oil company for the Ocean Rig Skyros, which is currently under construction.
ExxonMobil Pens Ocean Rig Semisub for Dunquin Drilling
Thursday, September 13, 2012 Providence has now received formal notification from ExxonMobil that a letter of intent has been signed with Ocean Rig for the semisub Eirik Raude.
Ocean Rig Preps Drillship for Petrobras Ops
Thursday, May 17, 2012 The Ocean Rig Corcovado has completed the general testing of equipment required by Petrobras, according to Ocean Rig UDW Inc.
Ocean Rig UDW Drillship Secures Total Rig Gig
Friday, May 11, 2012 Ocean Rig UDW Inc. has signed definitive documentation, following the previously announced Letter of Award for its Ocean Rig Olympia (UDW drillship) with Total E&P Angola.
Ocean Rig Books UDW Drillship
Monday, April 09, 2012 Ocean Rig UDW Inc. has received a Letter of Award for its Ocean Rig Olympia (UDW drillship) from a major oil company.
African Petroleum Pens Drilling Contract with Ocean Rig
Thursday, March 22, 2012 African Petroleum Corp. has signed a contract with Ocean Rig UDW to continue its drilling program in Blocks 8 & 9, Liberia West Africa, and within the Company's other West Africa blocks.
Ocean Rig Pens Norwegian Gig for Semisub
Monday, February 06, 2012 Ocean Rig UDW Inc. has signed a new drilling contract for its drilling rig Leiv Eiriksson with a consortium coordinated by Rig Management Norway for drilling on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Petrobras Cancels Tender to Buy 21 Offshore Rigs
Thursday, December 22, 2011 Petrobras cancels a much-delayed tender to buy 21 offshore drill rigs, and will instead open direct negotiations with two suppliers.
Ocean Rig Secures Additional Well Contracts for Semisub
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Ocean Rig has entered into drilling contracts for three additional wells offshore West Africa for the semisubmersible rig Eirik Raude.
Analysis: Angola Rises As West Africa's Production Leader
Friday, October 16, 2009 The strength of West Africa's offshore developments, particularly in Nigeria and Angola, is propelling the region to grow faster than any other in the energy industry.
Petrobras Seeks 2 Siem PSVs to Operate in Turkish Black Sea
Monday, September 28, 2009 Siem Offshore and Petrobras have entered into a Letter of Intent for two of its mid-sized PSVs, which will operate in the Turkish sector of the Black Sea.
DryShips Closes Acquisition of Eirik Raude, Leiv Eiriksson Semisubs
Thursday, July 16, 2009 DryShips has closed the acquisition of the remaining 25% of the total issued and outstanding capital stock of Primelead, whose principal assets include two owned and operational ultra deepwater semisubs.
DryShips Acquires the Remainder of Its Drilling Rig Unit
Thursday, July 09, 2009 DryShips entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 25% of the total issued and outstanding capital stock of PrimeLead, whose principal assets include the Eirik Raude and the Leiv Eiriksson semisubs.
Shell Strikes Gas in Record Deepwater Depth on Norwegian Shelf
Friday, June 19, 2009 Shell has proven gas in the Gro prospect, which is in the greatest water depth of any discovery made on the Norwegian Shelf to date.
Brazil's Lula Sees Petrobras Furthering Investments Abroad
Thursday, May 21, 2009 Brazil's President Lula is pushing state-run Petrobras to make overseas investments as the company prepares to finalize an exploration deal in Turkey with TPAO.