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Analysis Shows Oil and Gas Execs Using More Environmental Buzzwords
Tuesday, July 20, 2021The world's biggest oil and gas companies are more likely to talk to Wall Street about emissions than how their businesses might grow.
Maersk Drilling Secures $10.5MM Contract Extension
Tuesday, July 13, 2021Maersk Drilling has won an extended well intervention scope for the Maersk Intrepid. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
Onshore-Powered Offshore Field Starts Production
Friday, July 02, 2021From left: the Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig, the Martin Linge platform, and the Floatel Endurance. PHOTO SOURCE: Jan Arne Wold & Øyving Gravås/Equinor
Schlumberger and Subsea 7 Share Bacalhau Contract
Wednesday, June 16, 2021Equinor has awarded a Schlumberger-Subsea 7 partnership a contract for its Bacalhau project. IMAGE SOURCE: Schlumberger
Wood Renews Offshore Canada Platform Partnership
Friday, June 11, 2021The Hibernia platform offshore Newfoundland and Labrador achieved first oil in 1997. PHOTO SOURCE: Wood
NOCs to Fill Void as Majors Retreat from Oil and Gas
Wednesday, June 09, 2021National oil companies are largely shielded from shareholder pressures.
Equinor Extends Offshore Rig Contract
Monday, June 07, 2021Equinor added two wells to the existing contract.
Maersk Drilling Gets Expanded Equinor Work Scope
Friday, May 28, 2021Maersk Intrepid is operating in the Martin Linge field offshore Norway. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
Odfjell Drilling to Mobilize Rig for Equinor
Thursday, May 27, 2021The contract for Deepsea Stavanger includes three firm wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Odfjell Drilling
Shell Court Decision Emboldens Climate Lawyers
Thursday, May 27, 2021Analyst says the case probably will not affect USA courts, though.
Odfjell to Drill Another Well for Equinor
Tuesday, May 11, 2021Equinor has exercised an additional well under its Deepsea Atlantic contract.
Equinor Advances Unmanned North Sea Platform Project
Thursday, April 29, 2021Equinor will use ABB know-how to develop next-generation autonomous oil and gas platforms.
$380MM Brazil Drilling Contract Goes to Seadrill
Tuesday, April 27, 2021The contract for West Saturn hinges on the Bacalhau partners' final investment decision. PHOTO SOURCE: Seadrill
Equinor and Partners Choose Concept for Offshore Brazil Field
Monday, March 22, 2021Equinor, Repsol Sinopec Brasil, and Petrobras have approved a development concept for the BM-C-33 gas/condensate field.
Odfjell Rig Wins More Work from Equinor
Thursday, March 18, 2021Equinor has hired Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Atlantic semisub for another well.
Well Plugging Starts in Pioneering North Sea Field
Tuesday, February 23, 2021Plugging operations began last month in conjunction with the planned shutdown of the Veslefrikk field. PHOTO SOURCE: Øyvind Hagen/Equinor
Transocean Wins Drilling Contracts
Wednesday, February 17, 2021Transocean has garnered several new drilling contracts and contract extensions during the past quarter.
BP and Total Pay Hefty Premium for Offshore Wind Rights
Monday, February 08, 2021The winning companies in a UK seabed rights auction will pay about $1.2 billion per year in total for up to a decade to develop the wind farms.
Equinor Awards Wireline Services Contracts for 15 Fields
Wednesday, January 20, 2021This photo shows a view from the Gullfaks A platform. Photo by Lone Stormoen. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Shell to Join Offshore Argentina Block
Thursday, January 14, 2021Equinor and YPF have agreed to jointly farm-down a nearly one-third non-operated stake in the CAN 100 block offshore Argentina to Shell
Hybrid Drilling Rig Starts Up Offshore Norway
Friday, December 18, 2020The retrofitted Maersk Intrepid has shown "very promising emission levels" since starting operations last month. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
$550MM Deal Boosts Russia Profile for Equinor
Tuesday, December 15, 2020Equinor has increased its onshore presence in Russia via an approximately US$550 million deal with Rosneft.
Schlumberger Unit and ABB Finish Pioneering Test
Wednesday, December 02, 2020ABB and OneSubsea team members monitor progress on the VSD and compressor submerged string test. PHOTO SOURCE: ABB
MODEC Selects Asset Management Firm for Brazil FPSO Project
Thursday, November 26, 2020ARMS Reliability will assist with developing the Bacalhau FPSO Asset Maintenance Management Philosophy. PHOTO SOURCE: ARMS Reliability
Odfjell Drilling Signs Equinor Contracts for At Least 27 Wells
Tuesday, November 24, 2020Odfjell Drilling has signed final rig contracts for a pair of previously announced Equinor drilling campaigns.
Seadrill Wins GOM Contracts
Monday, November 23, 2020Seadrill Ltd has added approximately $52 million of backlog following the end of the third quarter of 2020.
Shell Takes Top Bid Spot for Offshore Lease Sale
Thursday, November 19, 2020The auction generated $120,868,274 in high bids for 93 tracts covering approximately 79 million acres in federal GOM waters.
Norway Court Decision Could Nix 10 Arctic Licenses
Friday, November 13, 2020Climate activists are trying to drag western Europe's biggest oil producer out of the Arctic.
$455MM in Brazil Contracts Go to Oilfield Services Trio
Tuesday, November 10, 2020First oil from Bacalhau is projected for 2024. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Equinor and BP Strike Oil Offshore Canada
Friday, October 30, 2020Equinor and BP Canada have made two oil discoveries offshore Newfoundland, Canada.
Equinor LNG Plant Could Be Down for a Year
Wednesday, October 28, 2020The Hammerfest LNG plant, above, could be offline until next fall. PHOTO SOURCE: Helge Hansen/Equinor ASA
Libya May Double Oil Output Next Week
Monday, October 12, 2020Libya took a major step toward reviving its battered oil industry by reopening its biggest field.
Norway Strike Closure Averts Johan Sverdrup Shutdown
Friday, October 09, 2020A strike that shut down about 8% of Norway's oil and gas output will end after successful mediation talks.
Odfjell Drilling Wins Contract for 15 Wells
Tuesday, October 06, 2020Equinor has contracted an Odfjell Drilling semisub for the Breidablikk project in the North Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Equinor Shuts Down LNG Facility
Monday, September 28, 2020The move follows a fire in a turbine at the Northern Norway complex. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Inconceivable Practice Takes Hold in 2020
Sunday, September 27, 2020Check out this recap of popular downstream-related articles on Rigzone from the past week.
Wood Snags $42MM Onshore Norway Contract
Friday, September 18, 2020Wood executed the front-end engineering design phase last year. PHOTO SOURCE: Øyvind Sætre/Gassco
Maersk Rig Drilling New Martin Linge Wells
Wednesday, September 09, 2020Equinor has identified well barrier deficiencies in four Martin Linge gas wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Aibel Wins Hammerfest LNG Contract
Thursday, September 03, 2020The Hammerfest LNG terminal, above, on Melkoya Island near Hammerfest, Norway liquefies gas from the Snohvit field in the Barents Sea. PHOTO SOURCE: Aibel
Norway Plans Deep Cuts to Oil Loadings
Monday, August 10, 2020It looks like Norway will do its bit next month toward helping OPEC+ avert a global glut of crude.
Rising Debt Pressures Supermajor Dividends
Wednesday, July 22, 2020Once a money-making machine, Big Oil is now relying on ever-increasing amounts of debt, raising the pressure on highly prized dividends.
Equinor Contracts Odfjell Rig for Up to 17 Wells
Wednesday, July 08, 2020Odfjell's Deepsea Atlantic semi-sub, above, will return to Johan Sverdrup. Photo by Marit Hommedal. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor ASA
Aker, Equinor Ink North Sea Contract
Thursday, June 25, 2020Aker will deliver a subsea system for the Breidablikk project.
Equinor, Aker BP Set Terms for Norwegian Shelf Development
Monday, June 15, 2020Equinor and Aker BP have agreed on commercial terms for a coordinated development of the Krafla, Fulla and North of Alvheim licenses.
Andersen Joins Equinor Board
Thursday, June 11, 2020Equinor's Corporate Assembly has elected Tove Andersen as a new member of the company's board of directors.
Offshore Norway Fields to Get Power from Shore
Wednesday, June 10, 2020This photo shows the Sleipner platform in the Norwegian North Sea. Photo by Øyvind Gravås and Bo B. Randulff. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
Oil and Gas Blockchain Group Claims Milestone
Monday, June 08, 2020The Offshore Operators Committee Oil and Gas Blockchain Consortium reportedly has achieved an industrywide first.
Equinor Completes Lundin Divestiture
Thursday, May 07, 2020This photo shows a view of the Johan Sverdrup field offshore Norway. Photo by Ole Jørgen Bratland. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor
$100MM Equinor Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Friday, May 01, 2020This photo shows the Maersk Intrepid hybrid jack-up rig. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk
Equinor Revises Charter for Floatel Endurance
Thursday, April 30, 2020The contract for the accommodation rig at the Martin Linge field has been pushed to January 2021.