Drilling contractor Songa Offshore is to close its Aberdeen office with the loss of 24 jobs as part of a global restructuring.
Aberdeen-based drilling contractor KCA Deutag has returned to the UK onshore drilling market.
KBR subsidiary GVA has signed a licence agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) of South Korea for the construction of its GVA 4000NCS, Cat D semi-submersible drilling rigs.
Drilling contractor Ensco has taken delivery of the seventh and final ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig in the Ensco 8500 Series. The rig is contracted to Anadarko for work in the US Gulf of Mexico starting in December.
Global rig operator Transocean has set aside a further £483million to cover costs in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, it revealed yesterday.
The first oil rig to be refitted at Nigg in nine years - GSF Galaxy I - has left Global Energy Group's Easter Ross harbour.
Keppel FELS has reported that it is set to deliver the seventh semisubmersible drilling rig in the ultra-deepwater Ensco 8500 Series to Ensco on time, and within budget.
Design and engineering business PD&MS Energy said yesterday it had appointed its first operations director.
Aberdeen drilling contractor KCA Deutag has made chairman Norrie McKay its new chief executive as part of plans to double the business in the next five years.
Aberdeen-based drilling contractor KCA Deutag has said it was looking to invest in new rigs after winning its second contract in the Polish onshore shale gas market.
NOBLE Corporation has exercised options with Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard, for the construction of two North Sea capable JU3000N class jack-up drilling rigs.
Transocean has cancelled a $550,000-a-day rig lease to Burgundy Global Exploration of the Philippines, the company having failed to lodge the required escrow.