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Leading offshore driller believes conditions are right for 'multi-year upcycle'

Upstream Online 20 Mar 2023
The global leader in offshore jack-up drilling rigs Shelf Drilling is benefitting in a big way from vigorous demand in the Middle East with its fleet of 36 rigs ...

Japanese operator acquires offshore driller

Upstream Online 16 Mar 2023
Japan's JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration has agreed to acquire the country's only offshore drilling rig contractor Japan Drilling Company ...

JX Nippon to take over Japan Drilling

Splash24/7 16 Mar 2023
The deal, expected to close by the end of April this year, will see Japan’s sole offshore driller become a consolidated subsidiary of JX Nippon.

Norwegian offshore driller needs extra funding for legal dispute with rig builder

Upstream Online 15 Mar 2023
The dispute arose following the termination of fabrication contracts for the Nordic Winter and Nordic Spring drilling rigs ... .

UK earmarks £20 billion for carbon capture and storage funding

Upstream Online 15 Mar 2023
... Equinor stuns market with choice of contractor for $9 billion Canada project Europe dips into gas storage as strikes continue at French LNG plants Norwegian offshore driller needs extra funding for legal dispute with rig builder.

Offshore drillers Dolphin and Shelf sign long-term contracts in Nigeria

Upstream Online 10 Mar 2023
Offshore drilling companies Dolphin Drilling and Shelf Drilling have secured new long-term contracts in Nigeria at solid dayrates ... Editor's note ... Upstream is part of DN Media Group ... .

CNOOC completes process modules project

China Daily 09 Mar 2023
China National Offshore Oil Corp, the nation's top offshore oil and gas driller, has delivered its last two modules constructed in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, and built for Shell-led LNG Canada, which marks the completion of the project of 35 process modules, the company said.

CNOOC completes project construction, showcasing China's abilities

China Daily 08 Mar 2023
China National Offshore Oil Corp, China's top offshore oil and gas driller, has delivered the last two modules built for the Shell-led LNG Canada in East China's Shandong province, finishing ...

Seadrill clinches $79m drillship contract extension in US Gulf

Splash24/7 08 Mar 2023
New York and Oslo-listed offshore driller Seadrill has secured around six months ...

Valaris to reactivate drillship for $500m contract with Petrobras

Splash24/7 06 Mar 2023
The New York-listed offshore driller will reactivate the 2015-built drillship Valaris DS-8 (pictured) for a three-year campaign with Petrobras under a $500m contract, which includes a $30m mobilisation fee.

UK Union Plans More Strikes in North Sea Offshore Sector

The Maritime Executive 03 Mar 2023
This follows a just concluded negotiation for drillers working at some of the same BP platforms while they are moving forward with strike votes for other elements of the industry ... “Although it brings this particular dispute to an end, offshore operators need to wake up,” said Fraser announcing the agreement for the drillers.

Oil field found in China's Bohai Sea

China Daily 01 Mar 2023
Another 100-million-metric-ton level oil field was discovered in China's Bohai Sea, according to China National Offshore Oil Corp, China's top offshore oil and gas driller ... It said the discovery is essential to ensure China's energy security.

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