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Samsung Heavy Wins $1.2 Billion Oceania Drillship Order
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries said on Wednesday it won a $1.27 billion (1.34 trillion won) order to build two drillships for an unnamed company based in or near Australia.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Ocean Rig Orders Ninth Drillship from Samsung Heavy
International deepwater drilling contractor Ocean Rig UDW (NASDAQ: ORIG) on Tuesday announced that it has signed a contract to construct a ninth ultra deepwater drillship at Samsung Heavy Industries for approximately $600 million.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Atwood Oceanics Orders Fourth Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
Houston-based drilling contractor Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) said Monday that it has entered into a turnkey construction contract with DSME for a fourth ultra-deepwater drillship for approximately $635 million.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Ensco Returns to SHI for New $625 Million Drillship
Ensco said Monday that it has placed an order Samsung Heavy Industries for its eighth advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship for approximately $625 million.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Pacific Drilling Pulls Trigger on Eighth Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
Drilling contractor Pacific Drilling (NYSE: PACD) is kicking off 2013 by continuing on an aggressive ultra-deepwater drillship expansion program, announcing Tuesday that it has exercised an option to construct its...
Friday, November 30, 2012
Sete Brasil’s Drillship Order a “Pleasant Surprise”
[Dow Jones] SembMarine’s (S51.SG) new drillship order from Sete Brasil for US$806 million was a pleasant surprise, Barclays says. “The seventh drillship order from Sete Brasil demonstrates its confidence in...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Vantage Drilling Invests in Drillship Joint Venture [UPDATE]
Vantage Drilling (NYSE: VTG) said Tuesday that the company has invested $31 million in a new joint venture established for the purpose of constructing a new, high specification drillship at...
Monday, October 15, 2012
WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤ Supplying Engines and Thrusters For Six Brazilian Drillships
WÃ¤rtsilÃ¤, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, said Monday it has been awarded a contract from Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard to supply main generating engines and thrusters for...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Atwood Oceanics Orders Third Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
Just hours after announcing a 3-year contract with Noble for its newbuild Atwood Advantage drillship, Houston-based Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) says that it has entered into a contract with...
Monday, September 10, 2012
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Ensco Exercises Option for Seventh DP3 Drillship
Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) said Monday it has exercised one of it’s two options for a DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship, citing rising customer demand and favorable day rates. The vessel, the...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
ABS to Class New Ensco DS-8 Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
ABS says it has been selected by Ensco as the class society for a new advanced-capability, ultra deepwater drillship to be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd (SHI)...
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Diamond Orders Ultra-Deepwater Drillship from HHI for $655 million
Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) said Thursday that it has entered into a turnkey contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. for construction of a new ultra-deepwater drillship with delivery...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Houston-based Firm Revealed In DSME Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Order
Houston-based drilling contractor Atwood Oceanics revealed Tuesday that one of its subsidiaries is the mystery buyer in an ultra-deepwater drillship construction contract announced Monday by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. ...
Monday, October 17, 2011
Fred Olsen Extends Drillship Option With Hyundai Heavy
Fred Olsen today said it has reached an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries to extend its option for a second newbuild drillship originally set to expire this month. The option...
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Hyundai Heavy Clinches 10th Drillship Order This Year
Hyundai Heavy Industries said today that its Korean shipyard has clinched a $530 million order from Noble Corporation for the construction of a new deepwater drillship. The order was the...
Friday, June 24, 2011
UPDATE: Dryships excersises option for seventh ultra-deepwater drillship
Ocean Rig’s ultra deepwater drillship OCEAN RIG OLYMPIA DryShips Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., has exercised its third newbuilding option to construct a 7th Generation...
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Diamond Exercises Option For Third Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
On the heals of announcing a $1.8 billion deal with Andarko for the future use of two of their newbuild drillships, Diamond Offshore has issued the following press release announcing...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Vantage Places Order For Ultra-Deepwater Drillship
Vantage Drilling has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd to construct an ultra-deepwater drillship. Vantage said it plans to name...
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