Accommodation vessel operator Prosafe has been awarded a contract extension for its Safe Boreas unit in the North Sea.
Rigs & Vessels
Maersk Drilling (CPH: DRLCO) has secured a new contract for its Maersk Resolute jack-up with the Dutch unit of Petrogas, which will see additional wells added to its scope.
“Offshore drilling is coming back, big time,” Bjornar Iversen, chief executive of Dolphin Drilling, excitedly told a room of senior company figures, and myself, during a visit to the Borgland Dolphin rig in Norway last month.
As it stands, the focus for the North Sea is ‘new’. New fields. New projects. New production. New energy sources.
Shell has handed drilling contractor Valaris $60 million (£51.8m) to continue using one of its jack-ups in the North Sea.
Scottish technology company RAB-Microfluidics intends to scale up manufacturing of its disruptive new oil analysis device after receiving £2.2million in new equity funding.
New report gives blow by blow of how Valaris drillship broke free from moorings off Ayrshire in 2021
The findings of an investigation into how a drillship broke free from its moorings in Ayrshire last year have been published.
Ping Petroleum has renamed the Hummingbird floating production storage and offload (FPSO) vessel “Excalibur” ahead of its planned redeployment at the Avalon field.
Teekay is on course to bring its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) segment to a close by the end of 2022.
There are concerns for the safety of crew aboard the Foinaven floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) ship ahead of planned strikes this week.
Stena Drilling has signed a new contract with Shell which will see its semi-submersible Stena Don rig deployed in the UK North Sea for both well decommissioning and development work.
The Hummingbird Spirit has been captured entering the Cromarty Firth on what could be one of its last ever journeys.
Noble Corporation (NYSE: NBL) and Maersk Drilling (CPH: DRLCO) have signed a $375m deal to sell-off several North Sea rigs to Shelf Drilling, in a move which could address competition concerns.
The Hummingbird Spirit FPSO will head off from the North Sea today to the Cromarty Firth - ahead of an uncertain future for the vessel which could see it scrapped.
The vessel which will produce Pierce, a new North Sea gas redevelopment project for Shell (LON: SHEL) , has arrived at the field in the UK.
Well-Safe Solutions has today taken delivery of the WilPhoenix oil rig into its fleet.
Work to repair constrained production issues at the Hibiscus Petroleum Anasuria FPSO are nearing completion.
The offshore drilling rig market is “much tighter” than previously thought, according to new analysis, with some segments “nearly sold-out”.
Stunning photos have been shared online of a pod of orcas passing by an offshore drilling rig off Orkney.
Choppy waters could be ahead for the North Sea drilling sector with the number of rigs potentially poised to decrease.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering whether there are “reasonable grounds” to approve the merger of Maersk Drilling and Noble Corp, following the proposed sell-off of several North Sea rigs.
Construction work is “progressing well” on the Penguins FPSO - the first new manned vessel for Shell in the northern North Sea for 30 years - following a series of delays.
One of Europe’s most successful shipyard groups, Damen, has decided to build on spec a trio of crew-change vessels for the rapidly expanding offshore renewable energy services market.
Analysts have said it “could be the end of the line” for Aberdeen-headquartered Awilco Drilling after the firm agreed to offload the remains of its fleet.
Well-Safe Solutions adding 100 jobs after agreeing £12.4m deal to buy WilPhoenix from Awilco Drilling
Dozens of roles are to be added to Well-Safe Solutions after the company struck a multi-million pound deal to buy a semi-submersible rig.