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Baker Hughes Counts 11 More Oil Rigs
Saturday, May 15, 2021Baker Hughes reported the total number of oil rigs operating in the United States and Canada increased by 11 this week.
Total Extends Suriname Drilling Contract
Thursday, May 13, 2021Total has added an appraisal well to the Maersk Developer's work scope. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
Dolphin Drilling Wins Norwegian Shelf Work
Wednesday, May 12, 2021Wellesley Petroleum has awarded Dolphin Drilling a letter of intent to drill an HPHT exploration well. PHOTO SOURCE: Dolphin Drilling
Schlumberger and NOV Want Faster Automated Drilling Adoption
Wednesday, May 12, 2021The companies are teaming up in digital drilling automation for wellbore construction. IMAGE SOURCE: Schlumberger
Shell Makes Significant Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Find
Wednesday, May 12, 2021Shell Offshore Inc, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A), has announced a 'significant' deepwater discovery.
Odfjell to Drill Another Well for Equinor
Tuesday, May 11, 2021Equinor has exercised an additional well under its Deepsea Atlantic contract.
Baker Hughes USA and Canada Rig Counts Increase
Saturday, May 08, 2021Baker Hughes reported increases in the number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States and Canada.
Chevron Awards GOM Services Contract
Friday, May 07, 2021Worley will establish a subsea tieback development scheme for the Ballymore field.
Focus On: Production Start Up
Canadian Firm Spuds Onshore Namibia Well
Thursday, May 06, 2021ReconAfrica has begun drilling its second well in the Kavango Basin in northeastern Namibia.
Haynesville Shale Operator Awards Gas Frac Fleet Contract
Wednesday, May 05, 2021The 100% natural gas-fueled frac fleet deployment is slated to begin in early 2022.
Offshore Drilling Contractor Completes Reorganization
Tuesday, May 04, 2021Valaris Limited has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Baker Hughes Posts Gain in USA Drilling Rigs
Saturday, May 01, 2021The active USA rotary rig fleet increased by two this week.
Offshore China Well Contract Goes to AGR
Friday, April 30, 2021AGR will assist with well planning and engineering.
Exxon Strikes More Oil Offshore Guyana
Wednesday, April 28, 2021ExxonMobil reported another oil discovery in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.
$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
Shelf Drilling Wins Offshore India Contract
Monday, April 26, 2021ONGC has awarded Shelf Drilling a contract for the J.T. Angel jack-up rig.
Offshore Africa Contract Goes to Zenith
Monday, April 26, 2021The Ocean BlackRhino is one of two Diamond Offshore drillships bound for Sangomar later this year. PHOTO SOURCE: Zenith Energy
Baker Hughes Rig Counts Down for USA and Canada
Saturday, April 24, 2021The total USA rotary rig count fell by one this week.
Maersk Drilling Extends Reach to Guyana
Friday, April 23, 2021CGX Resources has contracted the Maersk Discoverer for an exploration well. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
BLM Scraps 2Q Oil and Gas Lease Sales
Friday, April 23, 2021The Bureau of Land Management has announced that it will not hold oil and gas lease sales in the second quarter of 2021.
California Gov Orders Fracing Permit Ban
Friday, April 23, 2021Gov. Gavin Newsom's order Friday follows multiple failed legislative attempts to prohibit hydraulic fracturing in the state.
Aker BP Awards Contract for Offshore Norway Well
Thursday, April 22, 2021The contract for the Maersk Integrator is set to commence in December of this year. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
Equinor Strikes Oil in Norwegian Sea
Wednesday, April 21, 2021Equinor (NYSE: EQNR) has revealed that it and its partners, Total E&P Norge AS and Var Energi AS, have struck oil and gas in a new segment belonging to the Tyrihans field in the Norwegian Sea.
Awilco Signs Rig Contract for North Sea Well
Tuesday, April 20, 2021The semisub will drill a single exploration well.
Eni Awarded Onshore UAE Block
Tuesday, April 20, 2021Eni S.p.A (NYSE: E), through its subsidiary Eni RAK, has been awarded Block 7 in the onshore of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.
Maersk Drilling Enters Market with New Customer
Tuesday, April 20, 2021The Maersk Developer semisub will perform well intervention on four wells. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
Offshore Gabon Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Monday, April 19, 2021PCGUSA has awarded Maersk Drilling an ultra-deepwater exploration contract in Gabon. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
Rig and Frac Spread Counts Near Benchmarks
Monday, April 19, 2021Check out this preview of what to watch this week in the oil market.
Temp Housing Player Weathering USA Gulf of Mexico Moratorium
Monday, April 19, 2021Exec with temporary housing firm offers insights on potential impact of long-term offshore oil and gas leasing ban.
Baker Hughes Counts More USA Oil Rigs
Saturday, April 17, 2021Baker Hughes reported the total number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States grew by seven this week.
Who Wins if the USA Gulf of Mexico Loses Out?
Wednesday, April 14, 2021Here is an overview of global regions that could benefit from GOM uncertainty stemming from the Biden administration's leasing moratorium.
Vietnam 3D Seismic Survey Goes to Shearwater
Tuesday, April 13, 2021Shearwater GeoServices will perform a 3D seismic survey in Vietnam with the SW Vespucci vessel. PHOTO SOURCE: Shearwater GeoServices
North Sea Operator Kicks Off Drilling Campaign
Tuesday, April 13, 2021IOG reported Monday that it has spud the first of five planned development wells in Phase 1 of its Core Project.
Kosmos Energy Appoints New Exploration Head
Tuesday, April 13, 2021Kosmos Energy (NYSE, LSE: KOS) has announced that Tim Nicholson has been promoted to Kosmos Energy Senior Vice President and Head of Exploration.
Texas Regulator Issues Nearly 800 Drilling Permits
Tuesday, April 13, 2021The Railroad Commission of Texas issued 798 original drilling permits in March 2021.
BP Strikes Oil Offshore Louisiana
Tuesday, April 13, 2021BP on Tuesday reported an oil discovery on Green Canyon Block 821.
Baker Hughes USA Rig Count Rises
Saturday, April 10, 2021The USA oil rig count held steady.
$370MM West Africa Contract Goes to Maersk Drilling
Friday, April 09, 2021The contract secures the Maersk Venturer drillship for an estimated four years. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
Eni Makes New Light Oil Find
Wednesday, April 07, 2021Eni (NYSE: E) has announced that it has made a new light oil discovery in Block 15/06 in Angola's deep offshore.
Baker Hughes Shows More Oil Rigs
Saturday, April 03, 2021The U.S. rotary rig count increased by 13 this week, Baker Hughes Co. reported.
Aker BP Contracts Maersk Drilling Rig
Tuesday, March 30, 2021Maersk Reacher will be reactivated under the firm 9-month contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Maersk Drilling
$110MM in Onshore Work Goes to KCA Deutag
Tuesday, March 30, 2021KCA Deutag's Land Drilling unit has won approximately $110 million in new business. PHOTO SOURCE: KCA Deutag
PTTEP Makes New Oil and Gas Find
Tuesday, March 30, 2021PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) has announced a new oil and gas discovery from exploration well Sirung-1 in Block SK405B offshore Malaysia.
Baker Hughes Reports More USA Oil Rigs
Saturday, March 27, 2021Baker Hughes reported the total number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States grew by six this week.
Shelf Drilling Wins Egypt Contract Extension
Friday, March 26, 2021Petrobel has extended its contract for the Trident 16 rig.
DUC Backlog is Rapidly Shrinking
Friday, March 26, 2021It's a signal producers are ready to put drilling crews back to work.
Borr Drilling Adds to Backlog
Thursday, March 25, 2021A set of new deals could translate into US$48 million over 590 days.
Saudi Shipyard to Host Drilling Equipment Service Facility
Thursday, March 25, 2021From left, RigQuip's Dan Wibberley and Zamil Shipyards' Nelson Mackie. PHOTO SOURCE: RigQuip
Poll Shows Uptick in Shale Costs
Thursday, March 25, 2021Explorers in the U.S. shale patch are starting to see signs of higher costs, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas poll.
Island Offshore Claims World Record in North Sea
Wednesday, March 24, 2021Anchoring and mooring firm Vryhof reported the Island Victory vessel has set a record-setting anchor pull. PHOTO SOURCE Island Offshore
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