A "well control" incident on the West Hercules rig is being investigated by Norway's offshore safety watchdog.
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The Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway has announced consent for Equinor to commence exploration drilling in block 6406/2 in the Norwegian Sea.
Statoil said today that it had booked a rig to drill three wells in the UK North Sea in summer.
Norway's offshore safety body said today it had flagged up 'serious regulatory breaches' on a rig owned by a subsidiary of Seadrill.
More than 1million additional barrels of oil are expected to be unlocked through a sidetrack well in the central North Sea later this year.
North Atlantic Drilling, a subsidiary of Norway-born tycoon John Fredriksen's Seadrill business, will use its West Phoenix rig for six wells as part of a contract with German firm VNG.
Norway has given German firm Wintershall permission to drill an exploration well on the Balderbra prospect in the Norwegian Sea.
A subsidiary of struggling offshore drilling contractor Seadrill will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange after the company filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has pushed back the maturity date of a revolving credit facility it provided for North Atlantic Drilling.
London Stock Exchange (LSE)’s new 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain report celebrates the achievements of 25 Scottish firms and more than half of them are in the north and north-east.
Jurong Shipyard has agreed to put back the delivery of a new rig to Seadrill-subsidiary North Atlantic Drilling to January 2018.
North Atlantic Drilling has amended the revolving credit facility provided by its majority shareholder Seadrill Limited.
Seadrill subsidiary North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) has extended the deadline for closing a landmark deal with Russia's state-run Rosneft.
Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill said yesterday that it could file for chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings if it cannot reach an agreement on its restructuring.
Norwegian oil giant Statoil has cancelled a contract for a drilling rig several months early.
North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) has given itself another three months to try and resolve its standstill with Singapore’s Jurong Shipyard over the delivery of the sixth generation harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig, the West Rigel.
North Atlantic Drilling reported a substantial loss on its fourth quarter 2015 results - with the Norwegian firm £112.9 in the red as the oil downturn continues to take a heavy toll on companies' earnings.
North Atlantic Drilling reported difficult trading conditions has led to a third quarter loss of $2.6million as the downturn in rig activity hits home.
North Atlantic Drilling's chief financial officer Ragnvald Kavli, is to step down later this month.
French oil giant Total has awarded NADL (North Atlantic Drilling) a contract extension for the West Phoenix semi-submersible rig with an estimated value of $62million. The additional work will begin from spring of next year and continue through until August 2016.
Drilling analysts at RS Platou believe oil & gas companies will start to see offshore spending in a more positive light over the coming years