LogIn LogOut

Oil & Gas Drilling News - page 5

 

Rig on the Move: Carnarvon Energy Set to Spud Buffalo-10 Well in Timor Sea

Dec 22, 2021

After weeks of delays, Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy has informed that the Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig is now being mobilized to the Buffalo-10 location, in the Timor Sea, with the drilling operation expected to start 'within a week…

ADES to Buy Three Jack-up Rigs from Vantage Drilling for $170M

Dec 21, 2021

Offshore drilling firm Vantage Drilling has agreed to sell its subsidiary Emerald Driller Company (“EDC”) to ADES for $170,000,000 in cash subject to certain adjustments. EDC is the owner of the Emerald Driller jackup rig, which is operating in Qatar…

Borr Drilling Secures Work for Two Jack-Up Rigs

Dec 17, 2021

Jack-up drilling rig contractor Borr Drilling has won a contract with BW Energy for its jack-up drilling rig Norve for work in Gabon. The contract is scheduled to start in the second half of 2022 after the completion of the rig's current contract…

HMH to Deliver Pressure Control System for GMGS Drillship

Dec 14, 2021

Offshore drilling solutions provider HMH has been awarded the contract to deliver a pressure control system to Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS) drillship.The system will comprise of a blowout preventer (BOP) stack, including the new SeaONYX V…

Carnarvon Faces Another Buffalo Drilling Start-up Delay

Dec 13, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Carnarvon Energy expects to spud its Buffalo-10 well in the Timor Sea in late December and not in mid-December as previously expected.The company said Monday that the Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig was 'still on its current operations…

Samsung Heavy Industries Finds Buyer for Drillship Ordered in 2014

Dec 02, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries said Wednesday it had found a buyer for a drillship originally ordered in 2014.The company said the drillship has been sold to a European drilling company, without sharing the identity of the buyer…

China Told Indonesia to Stop Drilling for Oil and Gas in Disputed South China Sea Area

Dec 02, 2021

China told Indonesia to stop drilling for oil and natural gas in maritime territory that both countries regard as their own during a months-long standoff in the South China Sea earlier this year, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters…

Carnarvon to Spud Buffalo-10 Well in Timor Sea in December

Nov 30, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Carnarvon Energy, which earlier this month changed its name from Carnarvon Petroleum, is set to receive the Valaris JU-107 jack-up drilling rig 'within the next two weeks' and start drilling at the Buffalo-10 well-site…

PTTEP Finds More Gas in Block SK417 Offshore Malaysia

Nov 30, 2021

Thai oil company PTTEP said Tuesday it had made a gas discovery at Nangka-1, its second exploration well in Block SK417, offshore Malaysia. The block is located in the shallow waters of Baram Province, around 180 kilometers off the coast of Sarawak…

Australia: Western Gas Hires Valaris Offshore Rig for 'High-impact' Sasanof Offshore Well

Nov 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas has signed a formal contract with offshore drilling firm Valaris for the MS-1 semi-submersible rig to drill the Sasanof-1 exploration well.The Sasanof-1 exploration well is in permit WA-519-P in Commonwealth waters about 207 km northwest of Onslow…

Indonesia Offers 8 Oil and Gas Blocks for Bids

Nov 29, 2021

Indonesia is putting eight new oil and gas blocks located across the archipelago up for bids, Tutuka Ariadji, the director general of oil and gas at the country's energy ministry, said on Monday.The oil and gas blocks had a total capacity of…

DeltaTek's Cementing Tech Saves Petronas Time and Cost Offshore Mexico

Nov 24, 2021

Well construction firm DeltaTek said Tuesday that Petronas had recently used its cementing technology offshore Mexico for the first time.This project, at a deepwater exploration well (BC-1) off the coast of Tampico in over 5000ft of water, marked…

India: ONGC Awards Shelf Drilling Rig a Three-year Deal

Nov 23, 2021

Shallow water drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a three-year contract for one of its jack-up rigs in India.The contract, with India's national oil company ONGC, is for the Ron Tappmeyer jack-up drilling unit, for offshore operations in Indian waters…

FPSO Compressor Fault Affects Pharos' Vietnam Output. Infill Drilling Campaign Complete

Nov 18, 2021

Pharos Energy plc, an oil and gas exploration and production company, with an interest in the TGT field offshore Vietnam, has completed the first phase of the infill development drilling program at the field, however, it has also experienced a setback with an FPSO compressor…

ADIPEC: Baker Hughes, AIQ to Create Analytics Solutions for Oil and Gas Industry

Nov 18, 2021

Oilfield services and energy tech firm Baker Hughes has entered a partnership with AIQ, an artificial intelligence JV between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company's (ADNOC) with Group 42 (G42). The partners will collaborate to create advanced analytics solutions for the global oil and gas industry…

Current News

Portugal's EDP to Scale Up Offshore Solar Plants in Southeast Asia

Portugal's EDP to Scale Up Offshore Solar Plants in Southeast Asia

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

Russia to Replace Sakhalin-2 Project Operator with New Firm

Russia to Replace Sakhalin-2 Project Operator with New Firm

State Agency Wants Net-zero Carbon Emissions from Australia's Giant LNG Plant

State Agency Wants Net-zero Carbon Emissions from Australia's Giant LNG Plant

Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop

Gazprom Cancels Dividend for First Time Since 1998. Shares Drop

Offshore Helicopters: Bristow in Long-term Maintenance Support Deals for AW139 Fleet

Offshore Helicopters: Bristow in Long-term Maintenance Support Deals for AW139 Fleet

China Moves to Buy More Russian Oil, but Will it Help or Hinder?

China Moves to Buy More Russian Oil, but Will it Help or Hinder?
photo

Subscribe for AOG Digital E‑News

AOG Digital E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

https://accounts.newwavemedia.com