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Exxon Taps TechnipFMC For Subsea Work On Stabroek Block Off Guyana
Tuesday, November 16, 2021TechnipFMC has been awarded a ‘large’ contract by ExxonMobil to supply the subsea production system for the Yellowtail development off Guyana.

Aquaterra To Work On Conversion Of BW Energy Jack-Up Rig
Wednesday, November 10, 2021Aquaterra Energy has won a contract with BW Energy for work on the repurposing of the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig.

Subsea 7, Schlumberger Get Sakarya Field Gig Offshore Turkey
Friday, October 15, 2021The consortium of Subsea 7 and Schlumberger has been awarded an EPCI contract by Turkish Petroleum for subsea work on the Sakarya field.

Valaris Drillship Gets World's First ABS Electrical System Notation
Wednesday, October 13, 2021A Valaris-owned drillship has become the first vessel in the world to receive the ABS Enhanced Electrical System Notation EHS-E.

Jack-Up Drilling Rigs Set For LNG Conversion
Tuesday, September 28, 2021ADC Energy has won a contract with a USA-based LNG company to identify and select offshore drilling rigs suitable for conversion for LNG work.

VIDEO: Time-Lapse Of JLS Beam Installation On Pioneering Spirit
Thursday, September 23, 2021Watch a time-lapse video of the installation of the jacket lift system main beams on the massive heavy lift, decommissioning, and construction vessel, the Pioneering Spirit.

Companies To Produce Green Hydrogen From Converted Jack-Up
Wednesday, September 22, 2021Trio joins forces to develop a concept for offshore green hydrogen production by using a converted jack-up rig in the North Sea.

Enauta's Atlanta Field Suffers Another Pump Failure
Tuesday, September 07, 2021Enauta experiencing issues with the pump system at the Atlanta field offshore Brazil, with an output interruption from one well.

Nucore Opens New Dundee Facility
Monday, August 23, 2021Engineering company Nucore Group has announced that it has opened new offices in Dundee to support its ongoing growth and diversification.

ABB Awarded $120MM J-IC Deal
Thursday, August 19, 2021ABB has announced that it has won an order worth approximately $120 million to supply the overall Electrical Power System for the Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) project.

Chevron Awards Deal Worth Around $1B
Friday, July 16, 2021Ventia has announced that it has been awarded a significant long-term maintenance master contract with Chevron Australia for works in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Patterson-UTI to Expand USA Drilling Fleet 11%
Tuesday, July 06, 2021Patterson-UTI's Apex PK high-spec rig. PHOTO SOURCE: Patterson-UTI Energy

Gulf Coast Refiner May Spend $550MM on Idled Unit
Friday, June 25, 2021Economic development agency states the project would allow the facility to retain 516 jobs.

Colombia Oil Producer Harnesses Geothermal Energy
Monday, June 14, 2021A geothermal energy pilot plant is providing electricity for a remote wellsite. PHOTO SOURCE: Parex Resources

First 20,000-psi Rig Delivery by Year End and More
Saturday, June 12, 2021Here are some of Rigzone's top upstream stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...

Transocean Sees First 20,000-psi Rig Delivery by Year End
Tuesday, June 08, 2021The revised deals improve liquidity by $450 million-plus, says president and CEO.

Saipem to Fabricate Subsea Equipment in Guyana
Tuesday, June 08, 2021Saipem has inaugurated a new offshore construction facility in the port of Georgetown, Guyana. PHOTO SOURCE: Saipem

McDermott Completes Historic India Subsea Project
Friday, June 04, 2021McDermott International reported that it has completed work on a pioneering subsea project off India's east coast.

$550MM Drilling Contract Awards Go to KCA Deutag
Thursday, June 03, 2021KCA Deutag has won three platform drilling contract awards. PHOTO SOURCE: KCA Deutag

Sparrows Nets Chevron Contract
Wednesday, May 26, 2021Sparrows Group nets a contract with Chevron Australia for work on the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas facilities.

Nexans Wins Brazil Subsea Contract
Friday, May 21, 2021A Schlumberger-Subsea7 alliance has awarded Nexans a major umbilicals contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Nexans

NOV Wins Barossa Submerged Turret Contract
Friday, May 14, 2021A unit of NOV will supply a submerged turret production system for the Santos-operated project.

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.

ADNOC Streamlines Oilfield Procurement Process
Wednesday, May 05, 2021ADNOC has launched a program standardizing procurement terms and conditions across its value chain. PHOTO SOURCE: ADNOC

Baker Hughes Wins Brazil Subsea Contract
Tuesday, May 04, 2021Petrobras has awarded Baker Hughes a subsea oilfield equipment contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Baker Hughes

Offshore China Well Contract Goes to AGR
Friday, April 30, 2021AGR will assist with well planning and engineering.

Cable Failures Hit Offshore Wind Farms
Thursday, April 29, 2021Some of the affected projects will be easy to fix.

Equinor Advances Unmanned North Sea Platform Project
Thursday, April 29, 2021Equinor will use ABB know-how to develop next-generation autonomous oil and gas platforms.

TechnipFMC Gets Go-ahead for Australia Subsea Work
Wednesday, April 28, 2021Santos has given TechnipFMC a notice to proceed for its Barossa subsea production system contract.

Baker Hughes USA Rig Count Rises
Saturday, April 10, 2021The USA oil rig count held steady.

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

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.

Dolphin Rig Goes on Contract
Friday, March 26, 2021The Borgland Dolphin semisub has gone on contract with DNO Norge, Dolphin Drilling reported Thursday.

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

Vantage Drilling to Operate Seadrill Rigs
Monday, March 22, 2021Units of Vantage will manage, operate, and market four Seadrill deepwater floaters.

Mozambique LNG Contract Goes to ABB
Monday, March 22, 2021ABB will deliver an end-to-end electrification package for the Total-led project.

Baker Hughes USA Rig Count Swings to Gain
Saturday, March 20, 2021The USA rig count returned to a growth mode this week.

Baker Hughes Rig Count Shows Slight USA Gain
Saturday, March 06, 2021The U.S. rotary rig count increased by one this week.

Drilling Uptick Bolsters Steel CEO Confidence
Wednesday, March 03, 2021One steelmaker says pipe inventories are dropping and energy companies are placing more orders as rig counts perk up.

Texas Refiners Grapple with Damage from Storm
Tuesday, February 23, 2021Refineries in Texas are finding a return to normal a messy, stop-and-start process.

Well Plugging Starts in Pioneering North Sea Field
Tuesday, February 23, 2021Plugging operations began last month in conjunction with the planned shutdown of the Veslefrikk field. PHOTO SOURCE: Øyvind Hagen/Equinor

Baker Hughes US Rig Count Holds Steady
Saturday, February 20, 2021The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the US remained flat this week, Baker Hughes reported Friday.

Wells Restarting in Texas
Thursday, February 18, 2021The Texas oil patch is slowly restarting wells after a deep freeze that swept through the region shut a record amount of US crude output.

Stena Drillship to Add MPD System
Wednesday, February 17, 2021Like Stena's three other drillships, the Stena Forth will boast MPD capability. PHOTO SOURCE: Stena Drilling

Permian Oil Output Falls Sharply Amid Frigid Temps
Monday, February 15, 2021Permian oil production has plunged by as much as one million barrels a day amid the coldest weather in 30 years.

Baker Hughes Count Shows 10 More Rigs
Saturday, February 13, 2021The combined rig count for the US and Canada increased by 10 this week.

Transocean Deploys Drill Floor Safety Tech
Friday, February 12, 2021The safety system is operating on the Deepwater Conqueror. PHOTO SOURCE: Transocean

Shale Rig Provider Adopts New Pricing Model
Thursday, February 11, 2021Helmerich & Payne is pushing a new pricing model as speedier drilling cuts into contractors' revenue.