Category: Offshore

Sete Brasil shipyard wins drillship order

Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz has won a $792.5 million contract from Guarapari Drilling BV, the Netherlands, to design and build a drillship, based on Jurong Shipyard’s proprietary Jurong Espadon drillship design.  More »

Sete Brasil shipyard wins drillship order

Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz has won a $792.5 million contract from Guarapari Drilling BV, the Netherlands, to design and build a drillship, based on Jurong Shipyard’s proprietary Jurong Espadon drillship design.  More »

North Sea East Fyne well yields modest oil

Premier Oil is in the process of P&A’ing its East Fyne appraisal well 21/28a-11 in the UK North Sea.  More »

North Sea East Fyne well yields modest oil

Premier Oil is in the process of P&A’ing its East Fyne appraisal well 21/28a-11 in the UK North Sea.  More »

Chevron rig burns off Nigeria as damage hits shore

The burning inferno of what used to be a Chevron Corp. natural gas rig still stains the night’s sky orange more than two weeks after the rig caught fire, and no one can say when it will end as swarms of dead fish surface.  More »

House panels finish work on highway bill that expands drilling

A series of House committee wrapped up their work on legislation that would reauthorize surface-transportation programs for five years at current spending levels, as well as expand oil-and-gas drilling and use the royalties to cover some of the costs.  More »

NOV plans to buy NKT Flexibles for $670 million

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) indicated that it is in acquisition mode at its annual earnings call, and this morning it made good on the claim, announcing plans to acquire NKT Flexibles for $670 million.  More »

SandRidge Energy to acquire Dynamic Offshore Resources

SandRidge Energy has entered into an agreement to acquire Dynamic Offshore Resources for aggregate consideration of $1.275 billion.  More »

NOV buys NKT Flexibles

NKT Holding A/S and Subsea 7 S.A. have agreed to sell NKT Flexibles to National Oilwell Varco for DKK 3.8 billion ($669 million).  More »

Methanol analysis system unveiled

LUX Assure has launched OMMICA, a detection kit designed for use offshore or onshore to assess volumes of methanol or monoethylene glycol (MEG) in oil or water.  More »

GeoGlobal awaits rig for Israel commitments

GeoGlobal Resources expects to receive the drilling rig Noble Homer Ferrington by late March or mid-April.  More »

Seven Havila sets diver support record

The diving support vessel Seven Havila has set what owners Subsea 7 and Havila Shipping say is a world first for number of divers on the seabed at one time.  More »