What in recent offshore industry terms were regarded as five of the most powerful brands in US drilling history are in deep trouble and the situation can only get worse.
Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., the rig contractor controlled by Loews Corp., filed for bankruptcy amid an unprecedented crash in crude prices that’s wrecking demand for oil exploration at sea.
Shell and Diamond Offshore have “mutually agreed” the release of the Ocean Valiant rig from its contract.
A trio of oil rigs whose departure from the UK was blocked two years ago amid safety and environmental concerns are still in the Cromarty Firth.
A senior diving boss has described how his son has been “crippled by incompetence” while preparing an oil rig for work in the North Sea.
Diamond Offshore has announced a £39million extension with Apache in the UK North Sea as part of £480million in new work secured in 2019.
Australia’s FAR has signed a deal to allocate its share of crude from Senegal’s Sangomar field to Glencore Energy.
Apache and partner Chrysaor have started drilling an exploration well in the UK North Sea.
Lower dayrates and fewer revenue-earning days saw profits drop by more than 90% at Diamond Offshore’s UK business.
Oil giant Shell has brought in Diamond Offshore's Ocean Endeavor for drilling work at its Fram gas field in the North Sea.
Aberdeen-based Diamond Offshore has continued its streak of widening losses, reporting a near doubling of its pre-tax figure from the same period last year.
Simulator training to prepare crews for the specific drilling conditions at Blackrock off Shetland has proved so successful it is being rolled out across other projects.
Diamond Offshore has reported a more than doubling of its losses in the first half of 2019.
Unite is seeking to re-establish negotiations with a “breakaway” group of drilling firms after workers last month rejected a “derisory” pay offer.
Diamond Offshore saw its losses widen in the first part of 2019.
An Aberdeen-headquartered firm has reached a major milestone in its quest to become the oil and gas industry’s top well-decommissioning specialist.
Diamond Offshore has confirmed one of its rigs has been newly-hired by Shell for work in the North Sea.
Bosses at a redeveloped Highland port have hailed the “culmination of 10 years’ work” as they welcome the arrival of the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig.
The world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig has been spotted on Scotland’ s west coast on its way to the redeveloped Kishorn dry dock.
A huge refurbished dry dock in the Highlands has landed its first major contract, playing host to the world’s largest semi-submersible offshore drilling rig.
Diamond Offshore’s pre-tax losses have widened by £40million compared to the same period last year.
Debt levels at oil field services companies have reached "unsustainable" levels, the debt rating agency Moody's Investors Service said in a new report.
As I write this, two Chinese heavy lift transport ships remain anchored in Scotland’s Inner Moray Firth waiting for orders. They were supposed to have loaded by now and carted away for scrapping a couple of semi-submersible drilling rigs that have been laid up in the Cromarty Firth for some time.
Fears have been raised about the fate of three oil rigs cold-stacked in the Cromarty Firth.
Revenues at drill rig owner Diamond Offshore slumped by a third last year as demand for vessels lagged.