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Shell Takes Operatorship of 2 Blocks Offshore South Africa
Thursday, September 02, 2021Impact Oil & Gas has farmed out 50 percent of its working interest in the Transkei & Algoa exploration right off South Africa to oil major Shell.

Equinor Shuts Down LNG Facility
Monday, September 28, 2020The move follows a fire in a turbine at the Northern Norway complex. PHOTO SOURCE: Equinor

Rigzone Reveals Most Wanted Oil, Gas Skills of 2019
Thursday, January 02, 2020Rigzone spotlights the most frequently posted skills for all jobs on our website in 2019.

Rigzone Editors on Their Favorite Stories of 2019
Tuesday, December 31, 2019Here are some of the stories that stood out for the Rigzone editors this year.

Top 10 Articles by Rigzone Staff in 2019
Monday, December 30, 2019Rigzone reveals the most-read articles written by staff in 2019.

Top 5 Articles by Rigzone Staff in 2018
Monday, December 31, 2018Rigzone highlights top most-read articles written by staff in 2018.

Top 5 Rigzone-Staff Picks for 2018
Friday, December 28, 2018Rigzone's editors highlight articles they've particularly enjoyed writing in 2018.

Top Common Skills for Jobs Posted on Rigzone in 2018
Thursday, December 27, 2018Rigzone reveals the most commonly posted skills for all jobs on our site.

Top 10 Posts on Rigzone's Social in 2018
Wednesday, December 26, 2018Rigzone lists its top 10 high-performing articles on social channels.

Take a Virtual Field Trip to An Offshore Platform
Friday, August 10, 2018A Google Street View depiction of the Alpha platform's helideck. SOURCE: Neptune Energy

Transocean Secures 13 Well UK North Sea Contract with ConocoPhillips
Tuesday, July 17, 2018The midwater semi-submersible Transocean 712 has been awarded a 13 well UK North Sea contract by ConocoPhillips.

Wood Appoints Chief Technology Officer
Tuesday, July 17, 2018Wood appoints Darren Martin as its chief technology officer, a newly created role within the company.

Norwegian Shipowner's Association: Norwegian Offshore Rig Strike Escalates
Monday, July 16, 2018A strike on Norwegian offshore oil and gas rigs has escalated, the Norwegian Shipowner's Association revealed Monday.

Aker BP Appoints New Exploration SVP
Monday, July 16, 2018Aker BP announces Monday that it has appointed Evy Glørstad-Clark as its new exploration SVP.

SNC-Lavalin Wins Five-year Contract from Saudi-Kuwait Firm
Monday, July 16, 2018Canada-based SNC-Lavalin will provide general engineering services under latest framework deal.

Total Completes Acquisition of Engie's Upstream LNG Business for $1.5B
Friday, July 13, 2018Total completes the acquisition of Engie's portfolio of upstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) assets for an overall enterprise value of $1.5 billion.

Maersk Drilling Secures 2 North Sea Contract Extensions
Friday, July 13, 2018Maersk Drilling secures contract extensions for the Maersk Resolute and Maersk Resolve jack-up rigs.

Carnarvon: Presence of Hydrocarbons Indicated at Dorado-1 Well
Friday, July 13, 2018The presence of hydrocarbons has been indicated at the Dorado-1 well offshore Australia, Carnarvon Petroleum Limited says.

Premier Oil's Board Approves UK Offshore Tolmount Project
Thursday, July 12, 2018Premier Oil confirms that its board has approved the Tolmount gas project.

Weatherford to Sell Drilling Rigs Business in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Algeria
Thursday, July 12, 2018A subsidiary of Weatherford signs a definitive agreement with ADES International Holding for the sale of Weatherford's land drilling rig operations in Algeria, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

Savannah Makes 3rd Consecutive Discovery in Niger
Wednesday, July 11, 2018Savannah Petroleum plc announces its third consecutive discovery in its maiden exploration campaign in the R3 portion of the R3/R4 PSC Area in the Agadem Rift Basin.

Industry is 'Fit', 'Ready' for New North Sea Exploration Era
Wednesday, July 11, 2018Industry is 'fit and ready' to usher in a new era of exploration in the North Sea, according to Oil & Gas UK's upstream policy director Mike Tholen.

PSAN Grants Equinor Consent for Barents Sea Exploration Drilling
Tuesday, July 10, 2018Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSAN) gives Equinor its consent for exploration drilling in block 7132/2 in the Barents Sea.

Eni Announces Oil Discovery in Egyptian Western Desert
Monday, July 09, 2018Eni announces a second oil discovery in the Fagur Basin in the Egyptian Western Desert.

Unite Announces Strike Days on Total E&P Operated North Sea Platforms
Friday, July 06, 2018UK union Unite announces a series of strike days on North Sea oil and gas platforms operated by Total E&P.

Spirit Energy to Take on Operatorship of UK North Sea Babbage Field
Friday, July 06, 2018Spirit Energy Limited reaches an agreement with its joint venture partners in the Babbage field to take on operatorship of the license, where it holds a 13% interest.

Eni Starts Gas Production at OCTP Project Offshore Ghana
Thursday, July 05, 2018Eni starts gas production from the Sankofa field in Ghana, which is part of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) integrated oil and gas project.

Wellesley Makes Minor Oil Discovery in North Sea
Thursday, July 05, 2018Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production license 925, makes a minor oil discovery in the North Sea.

New Decommissioning Leadership Group Formed
Wednesday, July 04, 2018Decom North Sea forms a new Decommissioning Leadership Group.

Aker Solutions Secures Perenco UK Services Contract Extension
Wednesday, July 04, 2018Aker Solutions secures a 3-year contract extension, with two one-year options, from Perenco UK to continue operations and maintenance services on its southern North Sea assets.

PSAN Grants Equinor Consent to Use Deepsea Atlantic on Utgard
Wednesday, July 04, 2018Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSAN) gives Equinor Energy AS its consent to use the Deepsea Atlantic mobile drilling facility on the Utgard field in production licenses 046E and 046F.

SBM Offshore Wins FEED Work for Second Liza FPSO
Tuesday, July 03, 2018SBM Offshore secures contracts to perform Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) work for a second Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) for the Liza development.

NPD Grants Lundin Norway Drilling Permit for Wildcat Offshore Norway
Tuesday, July 03, 2018The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 6307/1-1 S, located in production license 830 offshore Norway.

Eni Norge, Point Resources to Merge into Var Energi AS
Monday, July 02, 2018Italy based energy company Eni and private equity investor HitecVision announce Monday an agreement to merge Point Resources AS into Eni Norge AS.

Offshore Safety Awards Finalists Announced
Monday, July 02, 2018The finalists for this year's Offshore Safety Awards, jointly organized by industry body Oil & Gas UK and Step Change in Safety, have been announced.

TechnipFMC Wins Offshore Angola Contract
Monday, July 02, 2018TechnipFMC wins contract for $1.2 billion, nine-well subsea development.

Fogelberg 'Shaping Up' to be Spirit's Next Operated Development
Friday, June 29, 2018Spirit Energy says the Fogelberg project is 'shaping up' to be the company's next operated development.

Decom Joint Venture Launches New Name
Friday, June 29, 2018The 50:50 decommissioning joint venture between Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service launches its new name.

Petrofac Marks 20-Year Academy Partnership By Welcoming Aberdeen Pupils
Friday, June 29, 2018Petrofac marks its 20-year partnership with Kincorth Academy this week by welcoming pupils for a week of activities.

Hess Sets Sights Away from Utica
Friday, June 29, 2018Hess has entered an agreement to sell its joint venture interests in the Utica shale play in eastern Ohio to Ascent Resources – Utica, LLC.

Serica: FDP Submitted for North Sea Project
Thursday, June 28, 2018A Field Development Plan (FDP) has been submitted for the Columbus development in the central North Sea.

NPD Grants Equinor Drilling Permit for Wells Offshore Norway
Thursday, June 28, 2018The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B, located in production license 128 D offshore Norway.

Students from Aberdeen, Angus Visit Oil, Gas Companies
Thursday, June 28, 2018Secondary students from Aberdeen and Angus are visiting several oil and gas companies as part of OPITO's three-day Industry Awareness program.

KCA Deutag Secures Total Drilling Contract
Wednesday, June 27, 2018KCA Deutag's offshore business unit secures a new drilling contract with Total E & P UK Limited for the North Alwyn and Dunbar platforms.

Myanmar Shwe Contract Goes to McDermott, BHGE
Wednesday, June 27, 2018A consortium of McDermott and BHGE has won a contract for the second phase of the Shwe gas field development offshore Myanmar.

Equinor Comes Up Dry at North Sea Well
Tuesday, June 26, 2018Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license 120, has come up dry at wildcat well 34/8-19 S.

Kinder Morgan, EagleClaw and Apache Team Up for $2B Permian Pipeline
Tuesday, June 26, 2018The pipeline project should address some of the bottleneck concerns around Permian Basin production.

KBR to Bolster Foothold in Oman
Tuesday, June 26, 2018The company unveiled its plans in conjunction with announcing a contract award from Oman LNG.

Energean Intends to Drill Karish North Well Before End-March 2019
Monday, June 25, 2018Energean Oil and Gas plc intends to drill an exploration well in the Karish North prospect, offshore Israel, before end-March 2019.

Atkins Secures New Framework Contract with BP Global Wells Organization
Monday, June 25, 2018Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, secures a 5-year framework contract with the BP global wells organization for global riser analysis services.