Monday, March 7, 2016
Maritime News

Statoil Terminates Rig Contract with COSL, Suspends Another

Norwegian oil major Statoil has decided to terminate its contract for the charter of the semi-submersible rig COSL Innovator, as well as suspend drilling operations with sister rig COSL Promoter. Statoil said...

March 7, 2016
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Friday, November 21, 2014
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News

COSL Prospector Delivered

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) accepted delivery today of the COSLProspector, their fourth deep-water semi-submersible drilling rig built by CIMC Raffles.  COSL says the rig is scheduled to be deployed...

November 21, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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News

Statoil Stacks High Spec Rig as Drilling Contractors Continue to Sweat

Due to overcapacity in their rig portfolio, Statoil announced today they will be laying up the COSL Pioneer in the fourth quarter of 2014. The COSL Pioneer has been on contract...

September 17, 2014
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Monday, August 11, 2014
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News

COSLPioneer Given Green Light at Visund Nord

Norway’s offshore safety regulators have given Statoil consent to use the COSLPioneer drilling rig to drill and complete a pair of wells at the Visund oil field on the Norwegian sector of...

August 11, 2014
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Friday, January 24, 2014
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News

China Oilfield Services Plans $1.3 Billion in 2014 Expenditures

China Oilfield Services Ltd. announced today plans to invest upwards of USD $1.3 billion into the building of 26 new vessels for their offshore fleet. This capital expenditure includes funds...

January 24, 2014
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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News

COSL Buys Pair of GustoMSC CJ46 Jack-Up Rigs

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) has announced the purchase of two GustoMSC CJ46 jack-up drilling rigs which are currently under construction at China Merchants Heavy Industry (Shenzhen) Co. In their...

August 21, 2013
Total Views: 6

Friday, June 21, 2013
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News

COSL Places Newbuild Order for 15 Offshore Vessels

On Wednesday, China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) signed newbuild agreements for the construction of 15 vessels at five different Chinese shipyards. The vessels to be built are as follows: (1)...

June 21, 2013
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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Engineering News

Yantai CIMC Raffles Delivers New Semisubmersible Rig to COSL, More to Follow

Destined for the Norwegian North Sea, a new semisubmersible is delivered from Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard. COSLPromoter, the third semi-submersible drilling platform CIMC Raffles constructed for COSL, shares the same...

April 25, 2012
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 19, 2012
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Incidents

Brand New Oilfield Support Ship Sinks at Chinese Dock

BEIJING -(Dow Jones)- A deepwater oil exploration vessel belonging to China Oilfield Services Ltd. (2883.HK) sank Saturday during construction at a dock in east China, the company said in a...

January 19, 2012
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