Ocean GreatWhite rig to continue existing contract with BP until August 2024 while Ocean Patriot will commence a new deal with Taqa in early 2025.
Diamond Drilling (NYSE:DO) reversed Q1 losses to post a healthy profit in the second quarter, as stronger demand upped dayrates for its units.
The Ocean Patriot, released early from its Apache North Sea contract, is off to work for Repsol Sinopec.
The mammoth Ocean Greatwhite rig has been deployed West of Shetland, where it has begun a five-well campaign for BP (LON:BP) lasting into 2024.
A huge oil rig, sporting legs more than 200 metres in height, has become the largest ever vessel to visit the Port of Aberdeen.
One of the world’s largest deepwater rigs, the Ocean Greatwhite, has returned to Kishorn Port on Scotland’s west coast after a high-profile visit nearly four years ago.
Diamond Offshore (NYSE: DO) has been awarded $610 million of new contracts, with a new gig in the UK North Sea for the Ocean GreatWhite.
Bosses at Kishorn Port say “momentum” is building as they work towards a multi-million pound extension of the drydock to capitalise on North Sea decommissioning.
A redeveloped Highland port is aiming to use a stricken cargo ship to showcase its credentials for oil and gas decommissioning.
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.
A Scottish dry dock which is seeking to host major North Sea decommissioning and renewables projects has received a £1million upgrade.
Westwood Global Energy reports that, as of October 29, there were four active exploration wells and four appraisal wells drilling in the UK.
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.
Siccar Point Energy has kicked off drilling at its Lyon prospect in the West of Shetland.
Diamond Offshore saw its losses widen in the first part of 2019.
A giant drilling rig is to pass through the Minch this week as it leaves the port of Kishorn after re-fitting work.
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.