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Indian Oil Firm Moves 36 Offshore Drilling Rigs Ahead of Monsoon Season

Jun 13, 2023

India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has recently moved 36 offshore drilling rigs to new locations in advance of the monsoon season, with assistance from ABL.'ABL have assisted as tow master and marine warranty service (MWS) provider on the rig moves…

Vestigo Petroleum Books Jack-up Drilling Rig for 5-Well Program

Jun 01, 2023

Malaysian offshore drilling firm Velesto Drilling has received the Letter of Award from Vestigo Petroleum for the provision of jack-up drilling rig.The contract is for Velesto's jack-up drilling rig NAGA 2, with an estimated contract value of $10…

ADNOC Drilling Expands Fleet with $75 Million Purchase of Six Hybrid Power Land Rigs

May 26, 2023

UAE-based drilling company ADNOC Drilling said this week it had signed a $75 million deal to buy six newbuild hybrid power land rigs.The six newbuild hybrid power rigs will be built by Honghua Golden Coast and will progressively enter the fleet from the second quarter of 2024…

Velesto Wins Offshore Drilling Contracts for Three Jack-up Rigs

May 09, 2023

Malaysian offshore drilling rig contractor Velesto Drilling has received three notices of assignments related to a drilling contract award with Petronas first announced in March.The contract is for providing three jack-up drilling rigs, the Naga 3…

CIMC Delivers Jack-up Rig to COSL

Apr 27, 2023

Chinese drilling rig builder CIMC Raffles has delivered the Wan Zuan 3 jack-up rig for operation by COSL in China.The Wan Zuan 3 jack-up drilling rig of F&G SUPER M2 design can operate in a water depth of 300 ft and drill to a depth of 30,000 ft…

JDC to Provide HAKURYU-11 Jack-up Rig for Work in Thai Offshore Field

Feb 10, 2023

Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC), a Japanese offshore drilling company, has won a contract to drill in Thailand.The contract, signed with Medco Energi, will see JDC provide the jack-up drilling rig  'HAKURYU-11' for work at the Bualuang field…

Roc Oil Books Velesto Jack-up Rig

Feb 02, 2023

Malaysian offshore drilling contractor Velesto Drilling has received a letter of award from Rock Oil for the provision of jack-up drilling services. The contract is for Velesto's jack-up drilling rig NAGA 2. The contract is worth $14 million…

ONGC Books Another Shelf Drilling Jack-up for Mumbai High Drilling

Jan 09, 2023

Offshore drilling rig owner Shelf Drilling has signed a three-year contract for the Trident II jack-up rig with the Indian national oil company ONGC.The contract covers the operation of the Trident II rig in the Mumbai High area, off the coast of India…

ONGC's Iconic Jack-up Drilling Rigs Starts New Life as MOPU

Jan 03, 2023

Sagar Samrat, the iconic offshore drilling rig that helped discover India's biggest offshore oil field - the Mumbai High - in 1974, has started its new life, now as an offshore production unit.India's national oil company ONGC said Monday that…

ONGC Awards 3-year Contracts for Shelf Drilling Rig Duo

Dec 22, 2022

Jack-up rig leasing firm Shelf Drilling has secured three-year contracts for two of its offshore drilling rigs in India.The company said Thursday that the Indian national oil firm ONGC had awarded three-year deals for its Compact Driller and Key Singapore rigs…

Petronas Makes 'Significant' Oil & Gas Discovery Offshore Malaysia

Dec 07, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas Carigali on Wednesday announced an oil and gas discovery at the Nahara-1 well in Block SK306,  in Malaysia.The discovery is located in the shallow waters of Balingian Province, about 150 kilometers from Bintulu…

ADNOC Drilling to Buy Three New Jack-up Rigs for $320M

Nov 21, 2022

UAE-based offshore drilling contractor ADNOC Drilling said Monday it had agreed to buy three 'brand new' premium offshore jack-up drilling rigs for $320 million, 'with further acquisitions in the pipeline.'The company said the rigs would meet…

Saudi Arabia's State Fund Hires Banks for IPO of ADES, Sources say

Nov 21, 2022

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of oil and gas drilling firm ADES International in Riyadh next year that could fetch more than $1 billion, according to two sources who declined to be identified as the matter is not public…

Hess Hires Velesto for Drilling Services in Malaysia

Nov 07, 2022

Malaysia's Velesto Energy has secured a $135 million integrated rig, drilling, and completion services deal with Hess Corp. in Malaysia.The i-RDC is a concept in which integration of drilling rig services, equipment and in some cases procurement…

COSL Bags $1,92B Worth of Offshore Drilling Service Deals in Middle East

Oct 25, 2022

Chinese offshore drilling contractor China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) said Monday it had recently signed several long-term drilling rig service contracts in the Middle East. The contracts are worth around RMB14 billion (~$1,92 billion) in total…

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