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KCA Deutag Unit Wins Design Contract
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Unit of drilling contractor achieves something it hasn't done in five years.

Norway Strike Threat Increases as Parties Fail to Find Agreement
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 The threat of strike action among 6,000 oil service worker employees in Norway increases as unions and energy company representatives fail to settle wage disputes.

Statoil Extends Drilling Services Contracts, Kicks Off JS Platform Work
Thursday, March 31, 2016 Statoil grants extensions to services contracts previously awarded to Archer, KCA Deutag and Odfjell for drilling services on the NCS and kicks off platform work on the Johan Sverdrup project.

KCA Confirms Plans to Hire 300 Workers in Norway
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 A spokesperson at drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag confirms that the company is looking to hire 300 workers in Norway.

KCA Deutag Sells Ben Loyal Rig
Monday, December 21, 2015 KCA Deutag sells its jack-up drilling unit, the Ben Loyal, to Egyptian-headquartered Advanced Energy Systems "for an undisclosed sum".

KCA Deutag Secures Services Contracts from BP worth up to $1B
Thursday, December 17, 2015 KCA Deutag is awarded 2 services contracts with BP Exploration (Caspian Sea) Limited, which have a combined value of approximately $1 billion, including all options.

BP Oman Awards $730M Drilling Contracts for Oman's Khazzan Project
Thursday, October 02, 2014 BP Oman awards two long term drilling contracts, valued at over $730 million, for the Khazzan project in Block 61 in Oman.

KCA Deutag Wins $170M Sonangol Rig Contract
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 KCA Deutag wins a $170-million rig contract with Sonangol for work offshore Angola.

KCA Deutag Bags Contract to Construct, Operate Land Rig in Brunei for BSP
Monday, June 23, 2014 KCA Deutag's unit Bentec bags a contract to construct and operate a land rig in Brunei for Brunei Shell Petroleum.

KCA Deutag Clinches Contract from ExxonMobil for Canada's Hebron Project
Monday, April 14, 2014 KCA Deutag clinches a drilling operations and maintenance services contract from ExxonMobil for the Hebron Project offshore Canada.

KCA Deutag Bags Two Major Contracts
Thursday, August 22, 2013 KCA Deutag says it has won two 'significant' contracts valued at more than $165 million.

KCA Deutag Wins Contracts in Gabon, Myanmar
Friday, June 21, 2013 Drilling contractor KCA Deutag wins deals in Gabon and Myanmar.

Statoil Awards Samsung, KCA Deutag Cat J Contracts
Tuesday, June 04, 2013 Samsung Heavy Industries and KCA Deutag will supply category J rigs to Statoil to help it prolong recovery from the OseBerg and Gullfaks fields.

KCA Deutag Secures Major North Sea Contracts
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Drilling services firm KCA Deutag wins contracts with Total, EnQuest and CNR International.

Hercules Offshore to Acquire Jackup Ben Avon
Friday, February 22, 2013 Hercules Offshore announces the execution of an agreement to acquire the offshore drilling rig Ben Avon from a subsidiary of KCA Deutag.

Norway Strike Averted after 4.5% Pay Rise Secured
Monday, September 03, 2012 Deal to prevent strike among Norwegian offshore drilling workers described as "expensive" by Norwegian oil industry.

Statoil Awards $5B in NCS Drilling Contracts
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 KCA Deutag, Odfjell Drilling and Archer have been awarded contracts, which include drilling, plugging, workover and maintenance of drilling facilities on 18 of Statoil's 20 fixed platforms on the NCS.

KCA Deutag Furthers Presence in S. East Asia with GTB Acquisition
Friday, August 05, 2011 KCA Deutag announced it has acquired Global Tender Barges Pte Ltd (GTB) by increasing its shareholding from 10 to 100%.

KCA Deutag Awarded FEED Contract for Browse LNG Development
Monday, June 06, 2011 KCA Deutag has been selected by Woodside as one of two drilling contractors to carry out a major FEED contract relating to a 3,000HP MPDR for the Browse LNG Development, offshore North West Australia.

KCA Deutag Finishes Refinancing Process
Thursday, March 31, 2011 KCA Deutag announced the completion of a refinancing process.

KCA Deutag Strengthens Capital Structure
Thursday, January 13, 2011 KCA Deutag reported the launch of a review of strategic alternatives in order to strengthen its capital structure and position the company for long-term growth.

KCA Deutag Lands 6-Rig Contract in Caspian Region by BP
Friday, January 07, 2011 KCA Deutag has been awarded a flagship six-rig contract by BP to manage all of BP-operated platform drilling assets in the Caspian region.

Hess Enters Agreement with KCA Deutag for Paris Shale Program
Thursday, November 11, 2010 Hess executed an agreement with KCA Deutag for the provision of drilling and related services for the initial six firm wells targeting the Liassic shale oil source rock system.

KCA Deutag Wins Long-Term Rig Contract from NAM
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 KCA Deutag has won a multimillion Euro contract from NAM, a joint venture of Shell and ExxonMobil, for the provision of KCA Deutag's Bentec-built T-700 heavy land drilling rig.

KCA Deutag Kicks Off Iraqi Operations
Thursday, October 14, 2010 KCA Deutag has commenced operations in Iraq, with the deployment of one rig in the north of the country and a second being mobilized shortly.

KCA Deutag Appoints New CFO
Thursday, August 12, 2010 KCA DEUTAG announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel Wiest who will replace Peter Milne as Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.

KCA Deutag Scores Drilling Contract
Monday, May 24, 2010 KCA Deutag has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract by TAQA Energy B.V., the Dutch subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA).

KCA DEUTAG's Engineering Division Strengthens Team
Thursday, April 22, 2010 RDS has appointed Rodrigo Rendon as Head of Business Development - Engineering & Major Projects.

KCA DEUTAG Takes Top Honors in UK
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 KCA DEUTAG has been awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, in recognition of the company's significant international growth over the past six years.

KCA DEUTAG Lands Drilling Gig in Libya
Thursday, March 11, 2010 KCA DEUTAG secured two contracts for Petro-Canada's drilling campaign in the Sirte Basin which comprises approximately fifty onshore vertical exploration wells.

Statoil Extends Production Drilling Contracts
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Statoil has chosen to exercise options in existing contracts with Odfjell Drilling Managment, KCA Deutag Norge and Seawell for production drilling and maintenance services.

KCA Deutag Appoints Non-Executive Chairman
Thursday, January 14, 2010 KCA Deutag has appointed Tim Summers as Non-Executive Chairman of its parent company with immediate effect.

KCA Deutag to Provide Engineering Services for Golden Eagle Area
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 Nexen awarded RDS, the engineering division of international drilling contractor KCA Deutag, a contract for the provision of drilling facilities concept design services for the Golden Eagle Area Development.

Oil & Gas UK Spotlights Helicopter Safety
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Oil & Gas UK's aviation seminar will update the wider aviation and oil and gas community on the key lessons learned from April's fatal helicopter accident, as well as the subsequent work of the helicopter task group and safety projects underway.

KCA Deutag Lands Drilling Contract Onshore Spain
Thursday, June 11, 2009 KCA DEUTAG has won a $25 million land drilling contract in Spain, and the company continues to increase its presence in the Middle East and Africa.

Total Exercises 400-Day Option Period for Tender Rig Barracuda
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Total has exercised the option to extend the contract for the tender rig Barracuda for approximately 400 days offshore Indonesia.

O&G Service Co EFC Celebrates Record Six Months
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Electro-Flow Controls, a leading designer and manufacturer of instrumentation, monitoring and control systems for the global oil and gas industry, is celebrating the best six months of new orders in the company's 22-year history.

KCA Deutag Issues Statement on Helicopter Crash in North Sea
Thursday, April 02, 2009 KCA Deutag has confirmed that an employee was involved in the tragic helicopter incident which occurred in the North Sea yesterday.

Petroceltic Awards Well Construction Services Contract in Algeria
Friday, March 20, 2009 Petroceltic has awarded a contract for all wellsite services, including wireline evaluation, testing and cementing services and civil works for an Algerian drilling program to Sahara Well Construction Services.

Petroceltic Contracts Rig from KCA Deutag for Algeria Drilling Program
Thursday, January 29, 2009 Petroceltic has now signed a fully termed contract with KCA Deutag for their Nomad class drilling rig T-212, which will be utilized for a seven-well drilling and testing program in Algeria.

Brunei Shell Recognizes KCA Deutag with 'Land Rig of the Year' Award
Tuesday, December 09, 2008 KCA Deutag's crews on rig T201, working in Brunei, have received recognition from Shell as Best Land Rig in its worldwide fleet for 2008.

Petroceltic Secures Drilling Rig for Seven Well Program in Algeria
Monday, December 01, 2008 Petroceltic signed a LOI with German drilling contractor KCA Deutag for their Nomad class drilling rig "T-212."

KCA Deutag Snags Land Drilling Contract for Western Siberia Operations
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 KCA Deutag was awarded a $50 million land drilling contract from Arctic Gas Co. for KCA Deutag's rig T-505, which will commence operations in the fourth quarter of 2009 in Western Siberia.

Verenex Extends Oil Play in Libya's Area 47 with 2 New Wildcats
Thursday, November 06, 2008 Verenex has provided an update of its operational activities in Area 47 in Libya and has advised that two high impact new field wildcat exploration wells in Block 2 have been drilled and cased.

KCA Deutag Snags Major Drilling Contract Offshore Asia
Wednesday, October 08, 2008 KCA Deutag was awarded a US $30 million contract by Global Tender Barges to support the drilling contract from Petronas for the operation and management of the Alligator tender assist rig.

KCA Deutag Wins $142 Million in Drilling Contracts
Thursday, September 18, 2008 KCA DEUTAG has been awarded more than US $142 million worth of contracts from clients in Pakistan, Germany and the Gulf of Mexico.

KCA Deutag Gets Drilling Contract Renewal from StatoilHydro
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 KCA Deutag's contract with StatoilHydro for the provision of drilling services on the Kvitebjorn platform has been renewed for a further two years until March 2010. KCA Deutag now has drilling contracts on seven StaoilHydro installations until 2010.

KCA Deutag Names Neil Stevenson Director of Business Development
Tuesday, June 03, 2008 KCA DEUTAG has appointed Neil Stevenson as its new Director of Business Development and Commerce, a key position that will grow in importance as the company continues to grow in new markets.

RDS Expands Offices in UK, Creates More Jobs in the Area
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 RDS, a division of the KCA DEUTAG Group, is opening an office in Stockton on Tees, northeast England, as well as expanding its Aberdeen office. This growth will create more than 130 jobs in the long term.

KCA DEUTAG Wins $100 Million of Land Drilling Contracts
Monday, May 05, 2008 KCA DEUTAG, the international drilling contractor, has been awarded in excess of US $100 million worth of land drilling contracts and extensions from oil and gas operators in Europe and Russia.