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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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Rowan (NYSE:RDC) Reports Increased Rig Utilization and Day Rates

(Dow Jones) Rowan Cos.’s (RDC) fourth-quarter earnings fell 21% as the offshore drilling company reported lower contributions from discontinued

February 28, 2012
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Friday, January 20, 2012
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Shell Wins $970M Offshore Nova Scotia Ultra-Deepwater Exploration Bid, Largest Ever for Eastern Canada

Royal Dutch Shell has won a $970 million bid (NS 11-1) for exploration rights offshore Nova Scota, says the Canada – Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum

January 20, 2012
Total Views: 28

Thursday, January 19, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Chevron Nigeria Suspends Search for Missing Workers from Blown-Out Jack Up Rig

Chevron Nigeria reports they have suspended their search for the 2 missing rig workers from the jack up rig that blew out and caught fire on 16 January.  It

January 19, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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Dual Gradient Technology – A Game-Changer for Offshore Drilling

Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE:PACD) (NOTC:PDSA) announced today that it has received delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Santa Ana.

December 20, 2011
Total Views: 107

Thursday, November 24, 2011
Chevron Throws the Brakes on Current and Future Drilling Offshore Brazil

Chevron Throws the Brakes on Current and Future Drilling Offshore Brazil

SAN RAMON, Calif., November 23, 2011 – Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today reports that while its subsidiary, Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda., has

November 24, 2011
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Friday, November 4, 2011
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Transocean’s Discoverer Americas Gets it Done for Statoil in the Gulf of Mexico

It’s about a two and a half hour helicopter flight from Louisiana to get to this lonely patch of ocean far out in the Gulf of Mexico, but the

November 4, 2011
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Feds Extend 1,400 Offshore Drilling Leases for the Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. officials have extended oil-drilling leases for the vast majority of companies that say their work in the Gulf of

November 1, 2011
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Sunday, October 2, 2011
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A Hard Sell… US Interior Department Struggles To Recruit Offshore Drilling Safety Chief

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Interior Department is struggling to recruit a top official for its offshore oil-drilling agency, in large part because

October 2, 2011
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Friday, September 30, 2011
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Want to drill in Cuban waters? Perhaps forget doing business in the United States then…

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–More than 30 House lawmakers are urging Spanish energy company Repsol YPF S.A. (REP.MC) to abandon its plan to drill for oil in

September 30, 2011
Total Views: 23

Thursday, September 15, 2011
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Getting back to work in the Gulf of Mexico… offshore drilling rebounds, finally.

– By Russell Gold, Wall Street Journal The Gulf of Mexico has staged a comeback as a source of oil for big energy companies, little more than a year

September 15, 2011
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Offshore Drilling, the Turkish Economic Zone, and Greek Cypriots… it’s complicated.

ANKARA, Turkey—Turkey said it will declare a border on the continental shelf if the island of Cyprus proceeds with offshore oil and gas drilling

September 15, 2011
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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Chevron CEO: Backlog of offshore drilling permits is slowing US economy, offers solution…

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The chairman and chief executive of Chevron Corp. (CVX) said Wednesday that the U.S. offshore drilling regulator needs more

September 8, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011

Transocean to Buy Norwegian Firm Aker Drilling

By Katarina Gustafsson Aiming to supplement its fleet in the arctic, American drilling giant Transocean Ltd. said it plans to acquire Norwegian drilling-rig

August 15, 2011
Total Views: 87

Friday, August 12, 2011
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Maritime Union Expands into Drilling Industry: AMO now offers Dynamic Positioning Training

American Maritime Officers’ (AMO) union training facility, the STAR Center, has announced it will be expanding it’s simulation training

August 12, 2011
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Friday, August 5, 2011
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Transocean CEO on new contracts, speculative shipbuilding, and the Deepwater Horizon [WEBCAST BREAKDOWN]

In a webcast yesterday, Transocean, Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) CEO, Steven Newman, had a lot of positive news for investors, in stark contrast to their dismal stock price

August 5, 2011
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Tuesday, August 2, 2011
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Engineering News

Let’s try this again boys…Deepwater Digging for Minerals and Ore, take 2.

KALGOORLIE, Australia (Dow Jones)–Nearly a third of the world’s minerals could come from the deep sea using technology similar to that employed by

August 2, 2011
Total Views: 29

Thursday, July 21, 2011
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Diamond Offshore 2Q Profit Up 19% As Revenue, Expenses Grow

(Dow Jones) Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.’s (DO) second-quarter earnings jumped 19% as the company posted stronger revenue, though day rates fell and

July 21, 2011
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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US To Regulate Offshore Drilling Contractors In ‘Select’ Cases

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. officials are pursuing a relatively narrow approach to regulating offshore drilling contractors and service providers, such

July 19, 2011
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
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Transocean Marianas Oil Rig In Danger Of Sinking [BREAKING NEWS REPORT]

  The world’s most storied deepwater oil rig, the Transocean Marianas, has developed a critical list after an anchor punctured her poontoon and is

July 6, 2011
Total Views: 711

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Songa Wins $2.5 Billion Rig Pact

Norwegian oil-rig operator Songa Offshore SE said Tuesday it has been awarded a $2.5 billion contract to charter two new semisubmersible drilling rigs to

July 5, 2011
Total Views: 9


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