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Maersk Rig To Drill High Pressure Well For OMV
Friday, December 03, 2021Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract with Austrian oil company OMV for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.

UK Well Success Rates Improve Regardless Of Covid Slowdown, Report Says
Thursday, December 02, 2021OGA's second Wells Insight report highlights significant opportunities remaining in the UK Basin, despite Covid resulting in a slowdown in 2020.

Odfjell Rig To Stay With Equinor For One Additional Well
Thursday, December 02, 2021Lundin Energy has exercised its option for the drilling of one additional well offshore Norway using the Deepsea Stavanger rig.

TotalEnergies Spuds Venus Well Offshore Namibia
Thursday, December 02, 2021TotalEnergies has spudded the ultra-deepwater Venus-1X exploration well offshore Namibia.

Stena Rig Off To Drill Appraisal Well For Chariot In Morocco
Wednesday, December 01, 2021The Stena Don rig has started its mobilization operations to Morocco where it will drill a gas appraisal well on the Lixus offshore license for Chariot.

Petrogas Re-Hires Maersk Rig For Well Drilling Off UK
Wednesday, December 01, 2021Maersk Drilling and Petrogas have agreed to exercise an option to employ the Maersk Resilient rig on an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the UK North Sea.

Aramco Awards Deals Worth $10B
Wednesday, December 01, 2021The deals comprise 16 subsurface and engineering, procurement and construction contracts.

Saipem Signs New Deal Worth Around $750MM
Tuesday, November 30, 2021Saipem's latest deal is one of multiple several hundred million dollar contracts announced in November.

Seadrill Gets More US Gulf Of Mexico Work
Tuesday, November 30, 2021Seadrill has won more work for its rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico which added to the $0.5 billion in backlog won after the end of the third quarter of 2021.

CNOOC Starts Up Production From Buzzard Phase II
Monday, November 29, 2021CNOOC Limited has begun production from the Buzzard Phase II development, offshore the UK sector of the North Sea.

Top Headlines: BP Goes on Hydrogen Hiring Spree and More
Saturday, November 27, 2021Check out some of Rigzone's top stories this week.

Wood Bags Deal for Largest Turkey Gas Reserve
Friday, November 26, 2021The Sakarya Gas Field has a confirmed capacity of 405 billion cubic meters, or 14 trillion cubic feet, of natural gas.

Petrobras Hires Seadrill Rig Tandem For Buzios Field Work
Friday, November 26, 2021Seadrill Limited has secured contracts for two of its rigs with Petrobras which are set to work on the Búzios field offshore Brazil.

VIDEO: Neptune Completes Seagull Manifold Installation
Friday, November 26, 2021Working under the Neptune Energy Alliance Agreement, TechnipFMC undertook the construction activities on the development.

Halliburton Unit Hired to Plug Delta Spill
Thursday, November 25, 2021Halliburton's Boots & Coots unit has been called in by independent producer Aiteo Eastern E&P Co. to contain a leak.

Chevron Venezuela Operations in Limbo
Thursday, November 25, 2021The U.S. is leaving Venezuelan operations of Chevron Corp. at a standstill.

ONGC Hires One More Shelf Drilling Rig For Work Off India
Wednesday, November 24, 2021Shelf Drilling has been awarded a three-year contract for one of its drilling rigs by India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).

Wood Pens Peregrino Maintenance Deal With Equinor
Wednesday, November 24, 2021Wood has secured an extension with Norwegian energy firm Equinor to deliver maintenance solutions on the Peregrino field offshore Brazil.

Lukoil On The Money In Mexico With New Oil Discovery
Wednesday, November 24, 2021Lukoil has made an oil discovery within the Yoti West structure at Block 12 offshore Mexico.

Borr Rig Spins Drill-Bit For Kistos In North Sea
Tuesday, November 23, 2021Kistos has spudded the Q11-B appraisal well off the Netherlands using the Borr Drilling-owned Prospector-1 jack-up drilling rig.

Odfjell Rig To Stay With Neptune. New Wells Set For 2022.
Monday, November 22, 2021Neptune Energy has extended a contract for the Deepsea Yantai drilling rig to include three additional wells in the Norwegian North Sea next year.

Saipem Bags Deal Worth Near $1B
Monday, November 22, 2021The deal comprises a SURF EPCI contract for the installation of a rigid riser-based subsea system for Buzios 7.

Top USA Rig Owner Tumbles on Profit Squeezing Inflation
Friday, November 19, 2021Helmerich's warning follows similar commentary by America's No. 2 provider of frack pumps.

PD&MS to Create up to 80 Jobs in Aberdeen
Friday, November 19, 2021Back in May, PD&MS announced that it planned to increase its workforce with 75 new hires across Scotland and the UK.

ExxonMobil Hires Stena Drillship For Well Offshore Canada
Friday, November 19, 2021Stena Drilling has won a contract from supermajor ExxonMobil for one of its drillships in Canada.

McDermott Wins More Work On Ichthys Project
Thursday, November 18, 2021McDermott has won an EPC project after completing FEED services for a booster compression module for Inpex’s Ichthys LNG development.

TotalEnergies Flow Test Increases Chances For Oil Hub Off Suriname
Thursday, November 18, 2021TotalEnergies has completed a flow test at an appraisal well in Block 58 offshore Suriname, confirming an excellent quality black oil reservoir.

ADNOC Gives Out $1.5B In Deals For Work On Massive Gas Project
Thursday, November 18, 2021ADNOC has awarded two EPC contracts worth $1.46 billion for the Dalma gas development project.

Halliburton and Cairn Sign MOU
Wednesday, November 17, 2021The alliance will evolve through three distinct stages of conceptual design, conceptual detailing and execution.

Maersk Drilling Rig Set To Work For ONE-Dyas
Wednesday, November 17, 2021Maersk Drilling has won a jack-up rig contract with ONE-Dyas for the drilling of the IJssel and Clover exploration wells in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.

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.

ADNOC Invests Near $6B to Enable Drilling Growth
Tuesday, November 16, 2021The investments, which are described as a record, are in the form of procurement awards to 'top-tier' contractors.

Accommodation Rig Starts Work On Tyra Field
Tuesday, November 16, 2021The Jacktel-owned accommodation jack-up rig Haven has started working on TotalEnergies’s Tyra field in the North Sea offshore Denmark.

FAR Starts Drilling Campaign Offshore Gambia
Monday, November 15, 2021FAR Limited has started drilling the Bambo-1 exploration well in Block A2, offshore The Gambia.

Yinson Wins $5.2B Petrobras FPSO Supply Gig
Monday, November 15, 2021Petrobras has signed an LOI with Yinson for the chartering and provision of FPSO services for the Parque das Baleias Integrated Project, to be installed in the Jubarte field offshore Brazil.

Saipem Inks Transport And Installation Deals With Chevron, TPAO
Monday, November 15, 2021Saipem has been awarded two new offshore contracts for transportation and installation activities for a total amount of over $600 million.

Baker Hughes, Shell Pair To Accelerate Energy Transition
Thursday, November 11, 2021Baker Hughes and Shell have teamed up to accelerate the energy transition and reach net-zero carbon emission goals.

Chevron Awards More Jansz-Io Work To Aker Solutions
Tuesday, November 09, 2021Aker Solutions has won another contract with Chevron for work on the Jansz-Io subsea gas compression development off Australia.

Sendje Berge FPSO Set To Stay With Addax For One More Year
Tuesday, November 09, 2021BW Offshore has been awarded a contract extension for one of its vessels operating offshore Nigeria.

Top Headlines: Shell CEO Talks Shell Break Up at Web Summit and More
Saturday, November 06, 2021Check out some of Rigzone's top stories during the last week.

Wintershall Dea Starts Final Nova Drilling, First Oil Set For 2022
Thursday, November 04, 2021Wintershall Dea has started the last part of the Nova drilling campaign following a year-long incident-induced break.

Saipem and TechnipFMC in SURF Deal
Friday, October 29, 2021Saipem and TechnipFMC said the collaboration will have access to a broad range of SURF products and installation methods.

PetroRio Extends Cluster Life With Production Start From New Well
Thursday, October 28, 2021PetroRio started production from one more well on the Tubarão Martelo field off Brazil in an attempt to extend the life of the cluster.

Prosafe To Work On Elgin Field For TotalEnergies
Friday, October 22, 2021Prosafe has won a deal from TotalEnergies to provide accommodation support in the UK sector of the North Sea.

Oil-Data Startup To Figure Out Untapped Reserves Worth
Thursday, October 21, 2021An oil-data startup backed by Palantir Technologies Inc. plans to figure out how much crude and natural gas reserves trapped underground are really worth.

Baker Hughes Reports Earnings Stumble As Ida Aftermath Bites
Wednesday, October 20, 2021Baker Hughes reported a third-quarter earnings stumble that included pain from Hurricane Ida and a warning of hampered growth for oil demand.

Chevron Charters Accommodation Vessel For Wheatstone Ops
Wednesday, October 20, 2021Edda Accommodation has won a new contract for its Edda Fides vessel from Chevron.

Vroon PSV Scores One-Year Deal With TotalEnergies
Wednesday, October 20, 2021Vroon Offshore has won a charter deal for one of its platform supply vessels from TotalEnergies.

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.