Monday, November 2, 2020
Monday, November 19, 2018
Offshore Driller Pacific Drilling Emerges from Bankruptcy
Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling announced Monday it has emerged chapter 11 bankruptcy after successfully completing a more than a year-long reorganization. As a result, Pacific Drilling has raised $1.5 billion in...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Pacific Drilling Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in New York
Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling announced on Sunday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Pacific Drilling Delisted from New York Stock Exchange
Shares of Pacific Drilling have been suspended from trading on the New York Stock Exchange due to the ultra-deepwater drilling company’s failure to maintain the minimum-required market capitalization. Starting Wednesday,...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Pacific Drilling Cancels Drillship Order at Samsung Heavy
Luxembourg-based Pacific Drilling (NYSE:PACD) says it has rescinded a construction contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Pacific Zonda at Samsung Heavy Industries over the shipyards failure to deliver the rig...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Fatal Accident Reported on Pacific Santa Ana Drillship in Gulf of Mexico
The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said Tuesday it was responding to a report of a death on the Pacific Santa Ana in the Gulf of Mexico off...
Friday, June 12, 2015
Pacific Drilling Emerges as Deepwater Takeover Target
Pacific Drilling SA, an offshore oil-rig contractor, is gaining notice as a takeover candidate.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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 extend an option to construct an eighth ultra-deepwater drillship until January 18, 2013, on...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Rolls Royce Thrusters Chosen For New Deep Water Drillships
Seadrill has again specified Rolls-Royce thrusters for three drillships to be built by Samsung in Korea. Each vessel will be equipped with six azimuth thrusters, each rated at 4,500kW. A...
Monday, May 7, 2012
Pacific Santa Ana Comes to Town, Plans to Drill the Undrillable
SAN RAMON – Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced that the Pacific Santa Ana, a deepwater drillship built to Chevron’s specifications, has arrived in the Gulf of Mexico to work for Chevron...
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Pacific Scirocco Drillship Commences Operations Off Nigeria
Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) (NOTC: PDSA) announced today that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Scirocco commenced operations in Nigeria on December 31, 2011. The drillship is contracted for an initial one-year term to a subsidiary of Total...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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. The drillship features the most advanced drilling technology in the offshore drilling industry,...
Monday, June 6, 2011
Pacific Drilling Takes Delivery of Ultra-Deepwater Drillship ‘Pacific Mistral’
LUXEMBOURG – Pacific Drilling S.A. (NOTC: PDSA) announced today that it has received delivery of its newest drillship, the Pacific Mistral. The Pacific Mistral can operate in water depths of...
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