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Awilco Drilling Reports Rig Contract Termination
Wednesday, December 30, 2020Awilco Drilling stated Monday that it has terminated its vessel construction contract with KFELS for the Nordic Spring.

Keppel, Awilco at Odds on Nordic Winter Contract
Tuesday, June 23, 2020Awilco terminated the newbuild contract for the construction of a semi-submersible rig because of contract breaches.

Keppel Makes First Rig Delivery of 2020
Wednesday, January 15, 2020Keppel Offshore & Marine has made its first rig delivery of the year on time and within budget. (PHOTO Source: Keppel O&M)

Keppel Supplies New Jackup
Tuesday, October 15, 2019Keppel FELS Ltd. has delivered the Hermod jackup rig to Borr Drilling Limited.

Keppel FELS Delivers Floatel Triumph, Upcoming Work at Wheatstone Field
Friday, September 30, 2016Keppel FELS delivers accommodation semisub Floatel Triumph to Floatel International, with the newbuild to deploy for work soon at Chevron's Wheatstone field offshore Western Australia.

Asia Oil, Gas Layoffs Mount as Industry Recovery Stays Elusive
Thursday, September 08, 2016The industry downturn continues to weigh on Asian oil and gas workers as redundancies continue to rise with no recovery in sight.

Keppel FELS Delivers Jackup UMW Naga 8 to Malaysia's UMW Oil & Gas
Wednesday, September 02, 2015Keppel FELS delivers newbuild jackup UMW Naga 8 to Malaysia's UMW Oil & Gas.

Singapore Shipbuilders Alleged to Be Part of Brazil Bribe Scheme
Tuesday, June 23, 2015Singaporean shipbuilders Keppel Fels and Jurong Shipyard are sinking deeper into a graft scandal that has transfixed Brazil and buffeted local oil industry suppliers.

Keppel FELS Delivers Newbuild Jackup Kukulkan to Pemex
Tuesday, March 31, 2015Keppel FELS delivers newbuild jackup Kukulkan to Petroleos Mexicanos.

Keppel FELS Holds Naming Ceremony for Newbuild Jackup Maersk Integrator
Monday, February 16, 2015Keppel FELS holds naming ceremony for Maersk Integrator, with the newbuild jackup chartered to Statoil for development drilling in Gina Krog field offshore Norway.

Keppel FELS to Deliver Accommodation Semisub Floatel Endurance Soon
Monday, February 02, 2015Keppel FELS holds naming ceremony for Floatel's newbuild accommodation semisub before it commences work for Chevron in Western Australia.

Keppel FELS Delivers Ultra Harsh Environment Jackup to Maersk Drilling
Thursday, January 29, 2015Maersk Drilling takes delivery of its third ultra harsh environment jackup from Keppel FELS in Singapore.

Keppel FELS Delivers Newbuild Jackup Yunuen to Pemex
Monday, January 12, 2015Keppel FELS delivers Yunuen, a newbuild KFELS B Class jackup, to Pemex.

Keppel FELS Lands $240M Newbuild Jackup Contract from Japan's BOTL
Tuesday, November 04, 2014Keppel FELS lands a $240 million contract from Japan's BOT Lease to build a KFELS Super B Class jackup.

Douglas-Westwood: 'Offshore EPC - All Change'
Monday, October 20, 2014DW Monday briefly discusses the realignment in Asia's offshore engineering, procurement and construction landscape.

Keppel FELS Clinches $227M Contract from GDI to Build KFELS B Class Jackup
Wednesday, September 17, 2014Keppel FELS clinches a $227 million contract from Gulf Drilling International to build a high-specification KFELS B Class jackup for delivery in early 2016.

Keppel FELS Delivers Newbuild Jackup 'Dukhan' to Qatar's GDI
Friday, August 22, 2014Keppel FELS delivers jackup "Dukhan" to Qatar's Gulf Drilling International, with the newbuild contracted for work with Qatar Petroleum.

Keppel FELS Delivers ENSCO 122, Jackup to Head to Netherlands for Work
Friday, July 04, 2014Keppel FELS delivers ENSCO 122 to Ensco ahead of schedule, with the jackup heading to work for Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V. in The Netherlands.

Keppel FELS Delivers UMW Naga 5, Jackup to Work in Philippines Soon
Wednesday, April 30, 2014Keppel FELS delivers UMW Naga 5 to UMW Oil & Gas Corp. a month ahead of schedule, with the jackup to head to the Philippines for work with Nido Petroleum.

Keppel FELS, Workfox to Embark on Study for Jackup with P&A Features
Tuesday, April 29, 2014Keppel FELS inks agreement with Workfox to embark on an engineering study for an accommodation jackup with well intervention and plug and abandonment features.

Floatec Installs P-61 TLWP in Papa Terra Field in the Campos Basin
Thursday, April 10, 2014Floatec installs the P-61 tension leg wellhead platform in the Papa Terra field in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.

Maersk Intrepid to Start Mobilization to Norwegian North Sea in April
Wednesday, April 02, 2014Maersk Drilling reveals that its newbuild Maersk Intrepid jackup will start mobilization to the Norwegian North Sea in around two weeks to commence a contract with Total.

Maersk Intrepid to Head for Norway After Delivery by Keppel FELS
Monday, March 24, 2014Maersk Drilling reports a naming ceremony was held at Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore for newbuild jackup Maersk Intrepid, which will head for Norway to begin a four-year assignment with Total.

Keppel FELS to Build a High-Specification Jackup for TS Offshore for $500M
Tuesday, March 04, 2014Keppel FELS receives a $500 million contract to build an ultra-high specification jackup for TS Offshore.

Dyna-Mac Clinches $33M Fabrication Orders
Friday, February 21, 2014Dyna-Mac Holdings clinches $33 million of fabrication orders from Keppel FELS, Bumi Armada-Shapoorji Pallonji joint venture and Modec.

Keppel Clinches $650M Fecon Order
Thursday, February 13, 2014Keppel FELS secures contracts to build three high-specification KFELS B Class jackup rigs worth about $650 million from new customer Fecon.

Keppel FELS Bags $218M Order for a Jackup from UMW Oil & Gas
Friday, February 07, 2014Keppel FELS bags a $218 million order for a KFELS B Class jackup from UMW Oil and Gas.

ADC Takes Delivery of Newbuild Arabdrill 60 from Keppel FELS
Monday, December 30, 2013Keppel FELS delivers jackup Arabdrill 60 to Arabian Drilling Company, with the newbuild chartered to Saudi Aramco.

Ensco Accepts Delivery of ENSCO 121 from Keppel FELS
Tuesday, December 24, 2013Ensco takes delivery of ENSCO 121 from Keppel FELS, with the jackup heading for Rotterdam soon prior to commencing a contract in the North Sea in 2Q 2014.

Keppel FELS Enters the Newbuild Drillship Market
Thursday, December 12, 2013Keppel FELS proceeds to construct a new exploration, development and completion drillship, with the vessel to be completed in 2016.

Keppel FELS Delivers Jackup La Covadonga to CP Latina
Tuesday, December 03, 2013Keppel FELS delivers newbuild La Covadonga to CP Latina, with the jackup enroute to Mexico shortly to commence work in support of Pemex's operations.

Keppel FELS Clinches $265M Contract from Ensco to Build a Jackup
Thursday, November 21, 2013Keppel FELS clinches a contract from Ensco to build a KFELS Super A Class harsh environment jackup for $265 million.

Keppel FELS Clinches $1.1B Order to Build 5 Jackups for Transocean
Thursday, November 07, 2013Keppel FELS clinches an order, worth $1.1 billion, to build 5 KFELS Super B 400 Bigfoot Class jackups for Transocean.

Clearwater Orders 2 Jackups from Keppel FELS for $440M
Wednesday, October 02, 2013Keppel FELS secures a contract, valued at $440 million, to build two KFELS B Class jackups for an affiliate of Clearwater Capital Partners.

Ensco Takes Delivery of ENSCO 120
Wednesday, September 04, 2013Ensco reports that it has taken delivery of ENSCO 120, with the jackup now en route to the North Sea.

Keppel FELS Delivers Transocean Ao Thai to Transocean
Tuesday, September 03, 2013Keppel FELS delivers Transocean Ao Thai to Transocean, with the jackup scheduled to commence a charter with Chevron off Thailand in the final quarter of 2013.

Keppel FELS Bags $280M Accommodation Semisub Deal from Floatel
Wednesday, August 21, 2013Keppel FELS bags a $280 million contract to build an accommodation semisubmersible for Floatel International Limited.

Keppel FELS Delivers Jackup to CP Latina
Monday, August 05, 2013Keppel FELS delivers a newbuild KFELS B Class jackup to Mexico's CP Latina.

Keppel FELS Bags $206M Jackup Order from Parden
Friday, August 02, 2013Keppel FELS bags a contract from Uruguay's Parden Holding to build a jackup.

Grupo R Orders Jackup from Keppel FELS
Tuesday, July 16, 2013Keppel FELS bags a contract to build a jackup for Grupo R.

Keppel FELS Lands Jackup Contract from Vietnam
Thursday, July 04, 2013Keppel FELS says it has won a contract from Vietnam's PV Drilling Overseas to build a KFELS B Class jackup.

Keppel Clinches Repeat Rig Order from Ensco
Tuesday, April 09, 2013Keppel FELS secures a contract to construct a KFELS B Class jackup from Ensco plc.

Mexico's Grupo R Orders Additional Jackups from Keppel FELS for $820M
Thursday, March 28, 2013Keppel FELS secures contracts from Mexican drilling company, Grupo R, to build four jackups worth $820 million.

Keppel's $1.2B Contract with Ukraine's Naftogaz Cancelled
Tuesday, March 12, 2013Keppel FELS' $1.2B-contract to build two semisubs for Ukraine's Naftogaz has been terminated after certain contract conditions were not met.

Keppel FELS Awards Lifting Work to Blue Water Shipping
Wednesday, February 20, 2013Keppel FELS has awarded a significant contract to Blue Water Shipping for the heavy-lift transportation of semisubmersible rig.

Keppel FELS Delivers Two Jackups Ahead of Schedule
Monday, February 04, 2013Keppel FELS delivers two jackups, Transocean Siam Driller and AOD 1, over 20 days ahead of schedule.

Keppel FELS Inks $1.2B Semisub Contract with Ukraine's Naftogaz
Tuesday, December 04, 2012Keppel Offshore & Marine inks a contract, worth $1.2 billion, with Ukraine state-backed energy firm Naftogaz to build two semisubmersible drilling rigs.

Keppel FELS Scores Semisub Contract from Floatel
Tuesday, August 21, 2012Keppel FELS bags $315 million contract with Floatel International to build an accommodation semisubmersible.

Keppel FELS Brasil Scores FPSO Vessel Contracts worth $950M
Friday, August 10, 2012Keppel FELS Brasil, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore's Keppel Corporation bags two FPSO vessels contracts worth $950 million.

Singapore's Keppel Corp Wins Three Conversion Contracts
Tuesday, July 24, 2012Keppel Corp, the world's largest rig builder, bags three conversion contract wins worth $82 million.