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ADNOC Drilling Takes Delivery of Shelf Drilling Journey Jack-Up Rig

Feb 25, 2021

UAE-based ADNOC Drilling has taken delivery of the Shelf Drilling Journey jack-up drilling rig from Shelf Drilling, following the sale and purchase deal signed in December 2020.Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling said Thursday that it had on February 24…

PTTEP Finds More Gas Offshore Malaysia

Feb 24, 2021

Thai oil and gas company PTTEP has made a gas discovery at the Dokong-1 wildcat exploration well in Block SK417, located in the shallow waters of Baram Province, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.PTTEP is the operator of the block with an 80 percent stake…

CNOOC Makes Large Oil and Gas Find in Bohai Bay

Feb 22, 2021

Chinese national oil company CNOOC said Sunday it had made a large oil and gas discovery Bozhong 13-2 in Bohai Bay.CNOOC said that the Bozhong 13-2 structure was located in the south-western Ring of Bozhong Sag in the Bohai Bay with an average water depth of about 23…

Carnarvon Gearing Up for Buffalo Drilling Start

Feb 15, 2021

Australian oil company Carnarvon Petroleum is gearing up to start drilling at its Buffalo oil field project, in the Timor Sea, offshore East Timor.The company has awarded the drilling management services to Petrofac, which will include completion of detailed well design…

Sapura Energy Nets E&C and Drilling Deals Worth $457M

Feb 10, 2021

Sapura Energy, a Malaysian integrated oil and gas services and solutions provider, said Wednesday its Engineering and Construction (E&C) and Drilling divisions have recently secured contracts with a combined value of about RM1.85 billion (around USD 457 million)…

Japan's Cosmo Awarded Offshore Exploration Concession in Abu Dhabi

Feb 10, 2021

Japanese oil company Cosmo has been awarded exploration concession for Offshore Block 4 in Abu Dhabi, ADNOC, the Abu Dhabi national oil firm said.Under the agreement, Cosmo will own a 100 percent stake in the exploration phase, investing up to $145 million towards exploration and appraisal drilling…

PTTEP, Petronas Make Significant Gas Find Offshore Sarawak, Malaysia

Feb 10, 2021

Malaysian oil firm Petronas and Thailand's PTTEP on Wednesday announced they'd made a large gas discovery at the Lang Lebah-2 well, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.The well is located in Block SK410B, in the Central Luconia Province, about 80 kilometers off the coast of Sarawak…

South Korea's KNOC Hires Maersk Drilling's Drillship

Feb 08, 2021

South Korean national oil company KNOC has booked the Maersk Viking drillship to drill one exploration well in Block 6-1 offshore South Korea.Maersk Drilling, the owner of the offshore drilling rig, said Monday the would begin in June 2021, in direct continuation of the rig’s previous work scope…

Energy Drilling to Manage, Market Seadrill Partners' Tender Rigs

Feb 05, 2021

Energy Drilling Management Pte Ltd (EDMPL) has entered into a management agreement with Seadrill Partners to maintain, market, and operate the tender rigs Seadrill-T15, Seadrill-T16 and West Vencedor.After the transaction, EDMPL will effectively…

Malaysia: Icon Offshore Clinches Drilling Contract with Petrofac

Feb 04, 2021

Oilfield services firm Petrofac has awarded Icon Offshore a contract for the supply of a jack-up drilling rig for drilling at the PM304 block offshore Malaysia.Under the contract, Icon Offshore, through its subsidiary Persiai Offshore, will supply the Perisai Pacific 101 jack-up drilling rig…

India's ONGC Extends Drilling Contract for Vantage Explorer Drillship

Feb 03, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling said Wednesday it had received a letter of award with the Indian oil company ONGC for the charter of its ultra-deepwater drillship Platinum Explorer.The rig contract is for two years and will begin once the current three-year contract with ONGC expires…

Green(er) Rigs: NOV, Kongsberg, COSL Team Up to Cut Offshore Drilling Emissions, Cost

Feb 03, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor COSL Drilling has partnered up with maritime tech provider Kongsberg Maritime, and drilling equipment firm NOV, to cut greenhouse emissions and lower the cost of its offshore drilling operations.COSL’s project, called ‘Energy Control’…

Woodside Halts Some Activity in Myanmar After Coup

Feb 02, 2021

Australia's Woodside Petroleum has put some activity on hold in Myanmar after generals seized power and detained elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and said on Tuesday it was monitoring the changing situation in the country.Woodside has been working…

Awilco Drilling CEO Resigns as Rig Cancellations 'Change Prerequisites'

Feb 01, 2021

Jens Berge, Chief Executive Officer of the troubled offshore drilling contractor Awilco Drilling has resigned from the company 'to pursue other opportunities.'In an announcement released Sunday evening (CET), Oslo-listed Awilco Drilling, which…

Masirah Oil Starts Production from New Well Offshore Oman

Feb 01, 2021

Oil firm Masirah Oil has informed that production has kicked off from the second development well drilled in the Yumna Field, in the Block 50, offshore Oman.The well was spudded on December 10, 2020, using the Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig…

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