Thursday, April 11, 2019
Offshore News

Offshore Drillers Ensco and Rowan Complete Merger

The previously announced merger between offshore drillers Ensco plc and Rowan Companies closed Thursday with overwhelming support from each company’s shareholders. The new company, named EnscoRowan, will trade on the...

April 11, 2019
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Monday, October 8, 2018
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Offshore News

Offshore Driller Ensco to Buy Rowan in $2.38 Billion Deal

By John Benny and Shanti S Nair Oct 8 (Reuters) – Deep-sea oil driller Ensco Plc said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Rowan Cos Plc in an all-stock deal...

October 8, 2018
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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Maritime News

Ensco to Stack More Rigs, Cut More Offshore Jobs

International offshore drilling contractor Ensco is planning to cut about 350 of offshore jobs as the company plans to stack more rigs amid the downturn in the offshore oil and gas...

May 17, 2016
Total Views: 11

Monday, March 30, 2015
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News

BP Terminates Contract For ENSCO DS-4 Drillship, Semi-Submersible

ENSCO announced on Monday the receipt of a termination notice for their ultra-deepwater drillship DS-4 which is currently on contract to BP in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The original contract...

March 30, 2015
Total Views: 12

Friday, March 6, 2015
finance

HERO to Zero

A financial discussion on the offshore drilling sector

March 6, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
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Maritime News

SPOTD: ENSCO 8502 Under Tow by the Kurt J Crosby

Yesterday afternoon, the semi-submersible drilling rig ENSCO 8502, under tow by the KURT J CROSBY and the SIGNET WAR HORSE, arrived at Mustang Island Block 740, near the Corpus Christi...

February 27, 2015
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Thursday, February 26, 2015
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News

ENSCO to Cold Stack Ultra-Deepwater Rig

Ensco will shut down or cold stack a rig by mid 2015, Chief Executive Carl Trowell said on a conference call with analysts on Thursday.

February 26, 2015
Total Views: 43

Sunday, February 22, 2015
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Incidents

ENSCO 8502 Encounters Problems on Tow to Corpus Christi [UPDATE]

After a fire damaged three of the six main engines on board the ENSCO 8502 drilling rig about a week ago, the rig has pulled its stack and is now...

February 22, 2015
Total Views: 9

Friday, February 13, 2015
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Fire Incidents

ENSCO Drilling Rig Catches Fire

gCaptain sources report this afternoon the ENSCO 8502 deepwater drilling rig suffered a fire today while operating in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed the report noting installed...

February 13, 2015
Total Views: 48

Thursday, February 5, 2015
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News

INPEX Spuds-In with the ENSCO 5006 Offshore WA

On 3 February, the ENSCO 5006, while operating on contract for INPEX, commenced drilling at the Ichthys gas-condensate field located about 200 kilometers off the Western Australian coast. INPEX says the rig...

February 5, 2015
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Interesting

Lifeboat Failure Leads to Fatalities Aboard Ensco Rig

Two crew members aboard the Ensco-104 jack-up rig were killed on Saturday, 18 October when the lifeboat they were working on unexpectedly let go and fell to the water 150 feet...

October 21, 2014
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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finance

North Sea Tax Change To End Offshore Drillers’ 20-Year Tax Holiday [UPDATE]

By Tom Bergin LONDON, May 13 (Reuters) – A planned change in the way Britain taxes North Sea drillers exposes the loophole in a system that allowed an industry with...

May 13, 2014
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Multimedia

What it’s Like to Work on Board a Modern Drillship in the Gulf of Mexico

  The George Bush Library and ENSCO put together the following video going into detail the day-to-day operations on board the ENSCO DS-5, an ultra-deepwater drillship built by Samsung Heavy...

April 23, 2014
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Incidents

12 Foot Seas Damage Huge ENSCO Semi-submersible?

The U.S. Coast Guard received a report this week from the ENSCO 8506 that the rig had begun taking on water into a ballast tank after a “large wave” hit...

April 16, 2014
Total Views: 74

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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News

ENSCO Orders Lamprell-Built Jackups

Lamprell, the UAE-based rig builder has won a new order today from ENSCO for a pair of LeTourneau-designed, Super 116E (Enhanced) Class jack-up drilling rigs.  The total contract value is...

April 15, 2014
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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finance

UBS Sells $45.2 Million Note Tied to Ensco, Biggest Offering in 17 Months

UBS AG sold $45.2 million of seven- year notes tied to offshore oil drilling company Ensco Plc, the Swiss bank’s largest U.S. offering in 17 months.

December 17, 2013
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Monday, June 10, 2013
Offshore News

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.

June 10, 2013
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Offshore News

Keppel Lands $225 Million Repeat Jackup Order

Keppel FELS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, said Tuesday it has secured repeat order from Ensco plc to construct a KFELS B Class jackup rig for total...

April 9, 2013
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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News

Keppel Offshore & Marine Wins $460 Million in Shipyard Construction Projects

In the past 24 hours, Singapore-based shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine has added $460 million to their backlog with 5 new projects. The orders consist of three contracts signed today from...

February 27, 2013
Total Views: 10

Saturday, January 12, 2013
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finance

ENSCO: Drilling Deep for Value

By Christopher C. Williams, Barron’s Oil and gas producers are scoring major finds farther offshore than ever before. That, and rising energy prices, are good news for companies like Ensco,...

January 12, 2013
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