offshore drilling

Monday, May 9, 2022

Noble and Maersk Drilling to Divest Rigs to Soothe UK Competition Concerns Over Proposed Merger

By Katharine Gemmell (Bloomberg) — Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling offered to divest some of its offshore operation platforms to avoid an in-depth

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 1407

Friday, April 8, 2022

Shell Wants To Drill Offshore But Spud To Market Takes 13 Years

By Paul Takahashi (Bloomberg) Questioned by U.S. lawmakers this week, chief executives from the nation’s biggest oil companies took great pains to explain

April 8, 2022
Total Views: 5372

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
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The U.S. Just Took a Step Closer to a Legal Climate Standard

By Leslie Kaufman (Bloomberg) — Late last week, the District Court in D.C. delivered a stunning and unexpected victory to climate

February 2, 2022
Total Views: 1540


Italian Drilling Specialist Saipem Weighs Capital Increase After Profit Warning

By Alberto Brambilla, Chiara Albanese and Daniele Lepido (Bloomberg) — Saipem SpA is evaluating a capital increase after issuing a profit warning and

February 2, 2022
Total Views: 883

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
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Offshore Drillers Noble Corporation and Maersk Drilling to Merge

Offshore drilling contractors Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) and Maersk Drilling have announced an agreement to combine the two companies, creating one of the

November 10, 2021
Total Views: 1532

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Valaris Reactivating A Second Drillship

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris will reactivate another drillship after being awarded a two-year contract offshore Angola. The contract was awarded by

October 26, 2021
Total Views: 1618

Friday, October 22, 2021

Maersk Drillship Going for New Water Depth World Record Off Angola

A Maersk drillship is going for a new drilling water depth world record in Angola. The drillship, Maersk Voyager, was awarded a contract extension this month

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 5623

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Oil-Fouled California Beaches Rekindle Demands for Offshore Ban

By Robert Tuttle, Amelia Pollard and John Gittelsohn (Bloomberg) — Cruising along the panoramic Pacific Coast Highway that hugs the curves of

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 804

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Talos Files USMCA Dispute Notice Against Mexico Over Zama Field

By Max de Haldevang (Bloomberg) –Talos Energy Inc., the U.S. offshore explorer behind Mexico’s largest oil discovery in years, is taking the first

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 1068

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Legislation Moves Forward To Block Oil Drilling In Most U.S. Waters

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Legislation to block oil drilling in most U.S. waters and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge edged

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 2878

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Biden To Resume Selling Offshore Drilling Rights as Appeal Unfolds

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) The Biden administration is appealing a federal judge’s ruling against its oil leasing moratorium and deepening government

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 1343

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

ExxonMobil Makes Significant New Oil Discovery Off Guyana

ExxonMobil has announced a significant new oil discovery offshore Guyana, adding to its growing list of successful exploration campaign off the South American

July 28, 2021
Total Views: 1221

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Offshore Drilling Off Florida Coasts

United States Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) have introduced legislation to make permanent a federal ban on oil and gas drilling off

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 1396

Friday, June 18, 2021
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U.S. Safety Agency Blames Deepwater Drillship Accident on Decision to Ride Out Hurricane

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has released findings from its investigation into a serious weather-related accident on board

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 11179

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Judge Orders Offshore Drilling Leasing to Resume in Setback for Biden

By Nichola Groom June 15 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Louisiana on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration’s pause on oil and gas leasing on

June 15, 2021
Total Views: 3331

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Offshore Drillers Noble and Pacific Drilling to Merge in All-Stock Deal

Offshore drilling contractors Noble Corporation and Pacific Drilling will combine in an all-stock transaction that will see Noble will acquire Pacific

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 3190

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Equinor Announces New Oil Discovery in Barents Sea Near Johan Castberg Field

Norwegian energy company Equinor has announced a new oil discovery at a well near the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. Equinor and its partners Vår

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 1518

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Norway to Award Arctic Drilling Permits in Q2, Minister Says

OSLO, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Norway is proceeding with plans to award oil and gas exploration permits in frontier regions of the Arctic later this year, Oil

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 1167

Monday, November 2, 2020

Pacific Drilling Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

NYSE-listed offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an effort to restructure $1.1 billion in bond debt. It’s

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 698

Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Maritime News

Trump Extends Drilling Ban Off North Carolina, Virginia Until 2032

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had extended a ban until 2032 on oil drilling off the coast of North

September 27, 2020
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