Dolphin Drilling reported surging revenues in the second quarter while it bids for more work for stacked rigs and awaits the handover of two units acquired from Transocean.
Dolphin Drilling is contemplating a private share placing in order to finance the $60m deal.
Once the Blackford Dolphin completes its work for General Hydrocarbons, it will stay in Nigeria for work with Peak Petroleum, at a higher day rate.
Dolphin Drilling said the minimum term contract carried an effective dayrate of $325,000 including mobilisation.
Energy Voice understands Dolphin Drilling is reconsidering plans to send its Borgland rig to the UK due to the windfall tax policy.
The Blackford Dolphin arrived in Las Palmas on November 24, 2022, following a delayed departure from Mexico and reduced transit speed.
A new event celebrating the connective power of the energy industry while also raising cash for a life-saving helicopter service took place in style on Saturday night.
As Ithaca Energy looks to make an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in London, we take a look at some of the other North Sea operators that have launched stocks recently.
Aberdeen-headquartered Dolphin Drilling (OL: DDRIL) has given a bullish outlook to its shareholders, highlighting that it expects UK North Sea project sanctions to exceed $10bn in 2023.
Today sees the launch of an Aberdeen event aimed at harnessing the connective power of the energy industry, while also raising cash for a life-saving helicopter service.
Energy Services company Dolphin Drilling has relocated its base in Aberdeen after deciding to outsource its warehousing.
Aberdeen-headquartered Dolphin Drilling has bagged a yearlong contract worth $96 million (£84m) for work offshore Africa.
After three years away, Dolphin Drilling has today returned to the capital markets, with a view to a public listing at the end of next month.
“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.
SD Standard ETC is to acquire 25% of Aberdeenshire-headquartered Dolphin Drilling as part of a $10 million deal.
Shipbuilder Keppel FELS has demanded more than half a billion pounds from Awilco Drilling over the cancellation of two major oil rig orders.
Seadrill draws competing rig offers from Noble and Transocean consortium as it undergoes Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Noble Corporation and a consortium including Transocean and Dolphin Drilling are competing to acquire the assets held by Seadrill, according to a news report, as it undergoes Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
An Aberdeen-based technology company is bringing the latest e-learning techniques to the oil and gas industry to ensure teams have the right level of technical skills to optimise exploration and production activity.
Aberdeen-headquartered Dolphin Drilling has won a combined contract for exploration and decommissioning work with DNO.
Dolphin Drilling has won an $83m (£62m) contract with Pemex in Mexico.
Dolphin Drilling has hailed its “rebirth” after going debt-free and picking Aberdeen as its international headquarters.
North Sea oil firm i3 Energy said today that the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig has started drilling a well on the Liberator field in the outer Moray Firth.
North Sea exploration firm i3 Energy has confirmed it is set to start drilling work on an appraisal well in the Liberator field in the Outer Moray Firth.
Norwegian-headquartered company Dolphin Drilling ASA has filed for bankruptcy, but has transferred all operating subsidiary businesses into a new holding firm.
North Sea oil firm i3 Energy has signed a letter of intent with Dolphin Drilling for a multi-well job this summer.