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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Seadrill Books First Gig for Newbuild Drillship, West Neptune

Seadrill Books First Gig for Newbuild Drillship, West Neptune

The $662 million contract will span a minimum of three years, plus an option for a one-year

April 16, 2013
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Pacific Drilling Pulls Trigger on Eighth Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

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

January 22, 2013
Total Views: 43

Thursday, January 10, 2013
hd12000 drillship
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Unveils the HD12000 Drillship, a Joint Development Project with Lloyd’s Register

A joint development project (JDP) between HHI and Lloyd’s Register meets market demand for a new generation of drillships With the heightened

January 10, 2013
Total Views: 197

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Press Releases

Pacific Drilling Extends Option to Construct Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries to

December 19, 2012
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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Rolls-Royce to Power Seven Drillships in Brazil
Offshore

Rolls-Royce to Power Seven Drillships in Brazil

Global power systems company Rolls-Royce said Thursday that it has won an order worth more than 100 million pounds to supply integrated power and propulsion

December 13, 2012
Total Views: 8

Friday, November 30, 2012
Sete Brasil’s Drillship Order a “Pleasant Surprise”
Shipbuilding

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

November 30, 2012
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Espadon Jurong Drillship Design
Engineering News

Sete Brasil Orders 7th Brazilian-Built Drillship from Sembcorp Marine

Sembcorp Marine’s 7th Brazilian drillship newbuild order has just been secured at a contract value of US$806.4 million. Ordered by Sete

November 28, 2012
Total Views: 84

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
BT-UDS dynamic-positioned Ultra Deep Water (UDW) drillship

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,

November 20, 2012
Total Views: 39

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Maersk Newbuild Drillship Snatched Up
Offshore

Maersk Newbuild Drillship Snatched Up

Maersk Drilliing’s newbuild drillship, Deepwater Advanced 2, will head to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico upon completion in 2014 after being secured in a three

October 24, 2012
Total Views: 4

Monday, October 15, 2012
Wärtsilä Supplying Engines and Thrusters For Six Brazilian Drillships
Engines

Wärtsilä Supplying Engines and Thrusters For Six Brazilian Drillships

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, said Monday it has been awarded a contract from Sembcorp Marine’s

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 4

Friday, September 28, 2012
transocean
Engineering News

Shell Gives Transocean a Huge Shot in the Arm with 40 Years of Drilling Contracts on Four New Drillships

Following dismal news from the Brazilian Federal Court yesterday, offshore drilling contractor Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) received an

September 28, 2012
Total Views: 169

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Atwood Oceanics Orders Third Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

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

September 27, 2012
Total Views: 63

atwood advantage
News

Noble Energy Signs 3-Year Contract for the Atwood Advantage, Bound for the Eastern Med

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today that it has signed a 3-year contract, at a day rate of $584,000, for the Atwood Advantage, a DNV-classed,

September 27, 2012
Total Views: 16

Monday, September 24, 2012
seadrill drillship samsung heavy
Engineering News

Seadrill is Keeping the Lights on at Samsung Heavy with Seventh, and Eighth, New Drillship Order

With future projections showing increased demand for deepwater rigs, Seadrill announced today that they have signed another US$600 million contract with

September 24, 2012
Total Views: 17

Monday, September 10, 2012
Press Releases

Rowan Orders Fourth Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

Rowan Companies plc (NYSE: RDC) announced today that it has exercised its option to build a fourth GustoMSC P10,000 design ultra-deepwater drillship with

September 10, 2012
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Fred Olsen Energy Falls as Major Shareholders Sell Stakes
Offshore

Fred Olsen Energy Falls as Major Shareholders Sell Stakes

(Bloomberg) — Fred. Olsen Energy ASA, a Norwegian offshore drilling company, fell the most in three months in Oslo trading after major shareholders

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Noble Taking a Hit on Rig Delays
Offshore

Noble Taking a Hit on Rig Delays

Noble Corp. (NE) said it expects its third-quarter revenue to be hurt by about $50 million due to operational delays and other developments around returning

September 4, 2012
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Global Deepwater Drilling Boom Continues!
Offshore

Global Deepwater Drilling Boom Continues!

HOUSTON–The global quest for deepwater oil and gas fields continues unabated, despite recent economic turmoil and concerns about where energy prices

August 15, 2012
Total Views: 7

Friday, August 10, 2012
petrobras logo
News

Petrobras Makes it Official, Signs Charter Agreement for 9 Drillships

Petrobras announced today they have signed contracts with Sete Brasil, Odebrecht and Etesco to charter and operate nine drillships. These ships will be built

August 10, 2012
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
ocean rig poseidon tanzania offshore drilling drillship deepwater
Engineering News

Singapore-Based Shipbuilders Win Over $8 Billion in Drillship Orders from the Brazilians

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine announced today that they have secured contracts worth approximately USD $4 Billion from Sete Brasil ParticipacÇ’es S.A.

August 8, 2012
Total Views: 69
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