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Worley Unit Wins Contract from Lamprell
Tuesday, July 14, 2020Scopus will provide inspection services in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. PHOTO SOURCE: Worley

Saudi Rig Revamp Wraps Up
Thursday, March 26, 2020IMI reported that it has completed maintenance, repair and overhaul work for an ARO Drilling jack-up rig.

Offshore Saudi Contract Goes to Boskalis and Lamprell
Wednesday, November 28, 2018Saudi Aramco has awarded a Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities program contract to a consortium.

Rig Builder Lamprell Sees Lower Revenue, To Tighten Purse Strings
Monday, January 23, 2017Oil-rig builder Lamprell Plc says it will continue to maintain a tight rein on costs as it stuck to its guidance of lower 2017 revenue and pointed to a "particularly cautious environment" for the year ahead.

Lamprell Secures Services Contract with Jacktel AS
Monday, September 26, 2016Lamprell plc secures a new contract from Jacktel AS for the upgrade of the Haven mobile operating unit as an accommodation service vessel for Statoil's Johan Sverdrup field, offshore Norway.

Lamprell Expects Challenging Environment to Continue Through 2017
Thursday, September 22, 2016Middle East-based rig maker Lamprell plc expects the challenging environment, which is impacting the industry through project delays and cancellations, to continue through 2017.

Lamprell to Compensate Ensco for Delay in Delivery of ENSCO 140
Monday, August 29, 2016Lamprell delivers jackup ENSCO 140 after a delay for which the firm has to pay compensation to Ensco.

Lamprell Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, August 03, 2016Oilfield services firm Lamprell plc announced Wednesday that Christopher McDonald has been appointed as the company's new CEO and director, effective October 1.

Lamprell Delays Delivery of Jackup to Mid-August Due to Technical Issue
Wednesday, July 27, 2016Lamprell delays delivery of a jackup to mid-August due to a technical issue found during commissioning of the newbuild.

Saudi, Foreign Firms Sign MoU for New Shipbuilding Complex
Tuesday, January 26, 2016National oil giant Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a shipbuilding and repair complex in the kingdom, part of Saudi Arabia's efforts to diversify its economy beyond oil, the company says.

Lamprell and Partners Consider Building Saudi Maritime Engineering Facility
Tuesday, January 26, 2016Offshore engineer Lamprell is working with partners, including Saudi Aramco, to potentially build a 'Maritime Complex' in Saudi Arabia.

Middle East Deals See Rig Builder Lamprell Boost Workforce
Friday, November 27, 2015Lamprell boosts its workforce by 1,500 to help it meet increased activity in the Middle East.

Lamprell Appoints New COO
Monday, October 12, 2015Offshore engineering firm Lamprell promotes Niall O'Connell into the role of chief operating officer.

Lamprell CEO to Retire Next Year
Friday, August 14, 2015Offshore engineering services firm Lamprell says its CEO James Moffat will retire in 2016.

Lamprell Delivers Newbuild Jackup Butinah to NDC
Monday, May 04, 2015Lamprell delivers newbuild Butinah jackup to Abu Dhani's National Drilling Co. within budget.

Lamprell Wins Rig Build Contract with NDC
Tuesday, April 28, 2015Lamprell wins a contract to build a new jack-up drilling rig for National Drilling Company of Abu Dhabi.

Greatship's Unit Takes Delivery of Jackup Greatship Chaaru from Lamprell
Thursday, March 05, 2015Greatship Global Energy takes delivery of the jackup Greatdrill Chaaru from Lamprell in the United Arab Emirates.

Lamprell Delivers New Jackup for Indian Drilling
Thursday, March 05, 2015UAE-based rig builder Lamprell completes the construction of the Greatdrill Chaaru jack-up rig and delivers it to Greatship Global Energy Services.

Lamprell Delivers Jackup Jindal Pioneer to Dev Drilling
Wednesday, February 04, 2015Lamprell delivers newbuild jackup Jindal Pioneer to India’s J.P. Jindal Group’s unit Dev Drilling.

Rig Maker Lamprell Expects 2015 Revenue Below Current View
Monday, January 12, 2015Rig-maker Lamprell says the slump in oil prices hurt its ability to secure new business, and that it expects its revenue for this year would be about 10 percent below current expectations.

Lamprell Disposes of Litwin to India's Nauvata Engineering for $3M
Wednesday, December 03, 2014Lamprell disposes of its unit Litwin to India's Nauvata Engineering for $3 million.

NDC Orders 2 LeTourneau-Designed Jackups from Lamprell for $365M
Thursday, November 13, 2014National Drilling Co. orders two LeTourneau-designed jackups from Lamprell for around $365 million.

Lamprell Steady Despite Softening Oil Market Outlook
Friday, November 07, 2014Just when Lamprell thought it had sorted out management issues through the astute leadership of Jim Moffat, a new problem emerged: softening global oil prices.

Lamprell Completes 2nd Caspian Sea Rig
Tuesday, October 21, 2014Rig builder Lamprell completes the 'Mercury' rig for a client that will use the vessel in the Caspian Sea.

Lamprell Reports Strong Performance for 1H 2014
Monday, June 30, 2014Rig builder Lamprell sees strong operational performance during the first half of 2014 thanks to the delivery of four major projects.

Lamprell Bags Deal to Supply 29 Modules for Upper Zakum UZ750 Project
Thursday, June 19, 2014Lamprell bags contract from Petrofac to supply 29 modules for the Upper Zakum UZ750 field development in Abu Dhabi.

Lamprell Delivers Fourth Self-Propelled Jackup to Seajacks
Wednesday, June 04, 2014Lamprell delivers a fourth self-propelled jackup vessel to Seajacks.

Shelf Drilling Bags $281M Deals to Supply 2 Jackups for Chevron Thailand
Tuesday, May 27, 2014Shelf Drilling bags contracts to supply 2 newbuild jackups for Chevron Thailand for $281 million.

Lamprell Delivers Newbuild Jackup to National Drilling Co.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014Lamprell delivers a newbuild Cameron LeTourneau Super 116E Class design jackup to National Drilling Company.

Lamprell Clinches $390M Contract to Build 2 Jackups for Ensco
Wednesday, April 16, 2014Lamprell clinches $390 million contract to build two LeTourneau-designed jackups for Ensco.

Lamprell Back in Profit, Warns Revenue Lower in 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014Oil rig maker Lamprell reports a pre-tax profit of $40 million for 2013 after heavy losses in 2012.

Lamprell Sells Services Division to Pay Down Debt
Monday, March 03, 2014Rig maker Lamprell sells its International Inspection Services division to Intertek for $66 million.

Lamprell Delivers Newbuild Jackup Qarnin to National Drilling Co.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014Lamprell delivers the jackup Qarnin to Abu Dhabi's National Drilling Company.

Lamprell Says 2013 to be Ahead of Expectations
Thursday, January 16, 2014Oil rig maker Lamprell expects its 2013 performance to be ahead of expectations due to improvements in project execution.

Lamprell Makes Steady Progress during 2H 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013Lamprell continues to make good progress, seeing high demand with 'a strong pipeline of opportunities'.

Lamprell Delivers First of Two Caspian Sea Rigs
Friday, November 08, 2013Rig builder Lamprell delivers the first of two Caspian Sea jack-up rigs to a client.

Lamprell Completes Jindal Star Jackup
Wednesday, November 06, 2013Lamprell completes the construction of jackup Jindal Star.

Lamprell Wins Rig Order
Friday, August 30, 2013Lamprell wins order for a LeTourneau-designed jack-up rig from an unnamed international drilling contractor.

Lamprell Shares Up after Quicker than Expected Return to Profit
Thursday, August 29, 2013Offshore engineering and construction firm Lamprell sees a return to profit for the first half of 2013.

Lamprell CFO Resigns Ahead of Results
Wednesday, August 28, 2013Lamprell Chief Financial Officer Frank Nelson announces decision to leave firm a day before its half-year results.

New CEO Starts at Lamprell
Monday, March 04, 2013Oil and gas engineering firm Lamprell reports that new CEO James Moffat has started his role at the company.

Lamprell Wins Seajacks Rig Contract
Tuesday, July 17, 2012UAE-based Lamprell receives a contract to deliver $121 million jackup rig for oilfield work and offshore wind turbine installation in 2014.

Lamprell Delivers New Rig, Appoints Chairman
Friday, June 15, 2012After weeks of bad news from the oil and gas engineering services business, Lamprell makes two announcements that are greeted positively.

Lamprell Welcomes Non-Executive Director
Monday, March 12, 2012Lamprell announced the appointment of Deena Mattar as a non-executive director of the Company.

PEMSA Buys Hull 108 from Lamprell
Wednesday, December 28, 2011Compania Peforadora Mexico has inked a deal to purchase Hull 108 from Lamprell Shipyard. Hull 108 is a F&G-designed Super M2 jackup rated to work in water depths up to 300 feet.

Lamprell Awarded Contract Construction from Jindal
Tuesday, November 08, 2011Lamprell has received a new contract award from Jindal for the construction and delivery of a completely outfitted and equipped, LeTourneau designed, self-elevating Mobile Offshore Drilling Platform.

Lamprell Appoints New CFO
Wednesday, April 20, 2011Lamprell announced the appointment of Jonathan Cooper as Chief Financial Officer.

Lamprell Bags Weatherford Contract
Wednesday, March 30, 2011Lamprell has received a new contract award from Weatherford for the engineering, construction and delivery of two 3000HP land drilling rigs.

Lamprell Clinches $317MM Contract from NDC
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Lamprell has received a US $317 million new contract award from National Drilling Company ("NDC"), Abu Dhabi.

Lamprell Says Hello to New COO
Friday, March 19, 2010Lamprell has appointed Chris Hand to the role of Chief Operating Officer.