Latest News for: Offshore driller


European offshore drillers face emissions reporting from 2023

Splash24/7 10 Jun 2021
Offshore drilling rig contractors in the EU will from 2023 be required to report on sustainability performance ... Nearly 50,000 companies will need to follow the detailed EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), including an extensive number of offshore drilling and ...

Transocean agrees new delivery and payment terms for ultra-deepwater drillship pair

Splash24/7 07 Jun 2021
Offshore driller Transocean has reached an agreement with Jurong Shipyard, a Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary, to delay the delivery of the ultra-deepwater drillships Deepwater Atlas and Deepwater Titan for December 2021 and May 2022, respectively ... .

Borr Drilling seals series of new deals

Splash24/7 04 Jun 2021
In addition, the driller has secured extensions for its five jackups already operating offshore Mexico with Pemex, now expected to remain working until December 2022 ... .

Equinor extends Valaris jackup contract

Splash24/7 03 Jun 2021
Offshore driller Valaris has been awarded a two-well contract extension with Equinor Energy for ...

Valaris seals drillship contract in Ivory Coast

Splash24/7 01 Jun 2021
Offshore driller Valaris has secured a one-well contract from Total E&P ...

Norwegian unions and offshore drillers going to mediation as wage talks fail

Offshore Energy Today 21 May 2021
Three Norwegian unions broke off negotiations with the Norwegian Shipowners' Association and will be heading to mediation. The post Norwegian unions and offshore drillers going to mediation as wage.. ... .

Unions break off wage talks with offshore drillers in Norway

Splash24/7 21 May 2021
Three labour unions representing thousands of Norwegian offshore rig workers broke off wage negotiations with the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association on Thursday as the parties were too far apart ... This year there is an interim settlement, where only wage adjustment is negotiated ... .

Maersk Drilling sees signs of recovery as orders rebound

Reuters 20 May 2021
Offshore drilling rig contractor Maersk Drilling (DRLCO.CO) said on Thursday it saw ... Before the oil market downturn in 2014, offshore drillers had amassed huge debts by ordering new rigs in anticipation of continuing demand, but now need to scrap idle rigs to reduce oversupply.

Cyclone Tauktae: 74 Seafarers Missing, Multiple SAR Ops Under Way

The Maritime Executive 18 May 2021
In less serious offshore casualties, the jack-up rig Valliant Driller reportedly lost a portion of her superstructure over the side in high winds, and the jack-up Sagar Kiran reportedly went dark ship after losing her emergency generator.

Transocean awarded drillship contract with Hess

Splash24/7 14 May 2021
Offshore driller Transocean has reportedly landed a nine-well plug and abandonment (P&A) ...

The Santa Barbara Oil Spill: History and Impact

Treehugger 14 May 2021
On January 28, 1969, a blowout on an offshore oil drilling rig 5.5 miles off the coast of Santa Barbara led to the release of nearly four million gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean ... Many of the impacts to offshore ecosystems remain unknown ... California placed a moratorium on new offshore drilling in its waters.

Former Pacific Drilling boss to lead Diamond Offshore

Splash24/7 11 May 2021
Wolford served as the CEO of Pacific Drilling from November 2018 to April 2021 and also had senior operational roles at the Texas-headquartered offshore driller Noble Corporation.

Seadrill Partners seals drillship contract in Malaysia

Splash24/7 11 May 2021
In March this year, Houston-headquartered offshore driller Vantage Drilling entered into an agreement with Seadrill Partners to manage four of ...

Valaris awarded jackup extension with Mubadala

Splash24/7 10 May 2021
Offshore driller Valaris has been awarded a contract extension with Mubadala Petroleum for ...

ELAM: Do we really want to change America?

Odessa American 09 May 2021
A more than 12,000% rally this year in dogecoin, a cryptocurrency that was set up as a joke and serves no purpose, sending its price to a record 69 cents per token this week. Crypto Investors Chase Next Hot Coin. In 1929, economist Irving Fisher said. ... Crude oil is priced in the mid 60s ... Even offshore driller RIG has climbed from about a buck to $3.74.