Scores of offshore drillers have rejected an "inferior" pay offer from a group of companies accused of snubbing a collective agreement.
A "breakaway" group of drilling contractors looking to offer different terms to workers have been condemned by a trade union.
Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured integration and upgrading contracts worth about £90 million.
Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. said it’s nearly doubling rental rates for deepwater drillships as oil explorers return to sea.
A giant drilling rig is to pass through the Minch this week as it leaves the port of Kishorn after re-fitting work.
Diamond Offshore Drilling said two contracts for a pair of rigs with Petrobras have been ended ahead of schedule.
Diamond Offshore Drilling has won a number of long-term charter contracts from US independent Hess for a pair of drillships. The Houston-based company also announced plans to retire and scrap six of its mid-water submersible rigs, including the Ocean Epoch, Ocean New Era and Ocean Whittington.