Scores of offshore drillers have rejected an "inferior" pay offer from a group of companies accused of snubbing a collective agreement.
Aker BP has been given consent to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.
North-east workers at Odfjell Drilling are likely to turn down a new set of terms and conditions proposed by the offshore contractor.
Odfjell Drilling said today that Statoil has exercised a second option built into a contract for the Deepsea Bergen rig.
Scores of north-east workers at an offshore drilling contractor are facing deep pay cuts with Christmas just around the corner.
Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a contract with Total E&P for work in South Africa.
Odfjell Drilling Ltd suffered a net loss of $75million in Q4 after writing down the value of two rigs.
Odfjell has struck a deal to sell its stake in a terminal in Oman for $130million.
Odfjell staff have transferred to Archer for work on a number of Norwegian platforms.
Archer has struck a deal to employ hundreds of Odfjell employees after their jobs faced the axe following the loss of a number of contracts from Statoil.
Odfjell Drilling said it will reduce its headcount by 200 positions.
Odfjell Drilling has signed a memorandum of Deepsea Metro I with Petronas to drill a well offshore Malaysia.
A drillship which has been laid up in Venezuela since last year has now been sold.
A drillship which has been laid up in Venezuela since last year is set to go under the hammer at auction today.
Odfjell Drilling is said to be making job losses by as much as 20% as the price of oil continues to decline.
Deepsea Metro II, an ultra-deepwater drillship delivered in late 2011 and owned out of Norway, is looking for a new owner.
Wintershall has awarded Odfjell Drilling's semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger a $175million contract for the drilling of production wells on the Maria field in the Haltenbanken area of the North Sea.
The boss of Odfjell Tankers, Morten Nystad is standing down after 35 years in the chief role.