Monday, November 2, 2020
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Offshore

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 the second time in three years the...

November 2, 2020
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Monday, November 19, 2018
Maritime News

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...

November 19, 2018
Total Views: 12

Monday, November 13, 2017
Offshore

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...

November 13, 2017
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
News

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,...

September 13, 2017
Total Views: 41

Thursday, October 29, 2015
News

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  Luxembourg-based Pacific Drilling (NYSE:PACD) says it has rescinded a construction contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Pacific Zonda at Samsung Heavy Industries over the shipyards failure to deliver the rig...

October 29, 2015
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Interesting

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...

October 20, 2015
Total Views: 47

Friday, June 12, 2015
Maritime News

Pacific Drilling Emerges as Deepwater Takeover Target

Pacific Drilling SA, an offshore oil-rig contractor, is gaining notice as a takeover candidate.

June 12, 2015
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
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News

Chevron Strikes Oil at Anchor

Not literally at anchor as in moored, but rather Chevron struck oil while drilling at the Anchor prospect in Green Canyon within the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Utilizing Pacific Drilling’s...

January 6, 2015
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Offshore

Chevron Strikes in Deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) on Tuesday announced that it has struck oil at the Coronado prospect off the coast of Louisiana in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. In a statement,...

March 26, 2013
Total Views: 6

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...

January 22, 2013
Total Views: 8

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 extend an option to construct an eighth ultra-deepwater drillship until January 18, 2013, on...

December 19, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Engineering News

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...

July 25, 2012
Total Views: 16

Monday, May 7, 2012
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News

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...

May 7, 2012
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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News

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...

February 1, 2012
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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News

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,...

December 20, 2011
Total Views: 32

Monday, June 6, 2011
Offshore

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...

June 6, 2011
Total Views: 5