Friday, September 19, 2014
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Drilling Comes to a Halt on Seadrill’s West Alpha as Russian Sanctions Take Hold

Exxon Mobil Corp. and OAO Rosneft halted drilling on an offshore oil well intended as the first step in unlocking billions of barrels of crude in Russia’s

September 19, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Statoil Stacks High Spec Rig as Drilling Contractors Continue to Sweat

Due to overcapacity in their rig portfolio, Statoil announced today they will be laying up the COSL Pioneer in the fourth quarter of 2014. The COSL Pioneer

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 12

Monday, September 15, 2014
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Seadrill Continues to Sink as Doubt Hangs Over Fredriksen’s Bet on Russia

Seadrill Ltd. suffered its longest losing streak in Oslo trading as the rig company controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen risks seeing its bet on Russia

September 15, 2014
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Friday, August 8, 2014
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ExxonMobil Snatches up Seadrill Newbuild

Seadrill breathed a sign of relief today as another one of their drilling rigs under construction at Samsung Heavy gained a charter contract. As gCaptain

August 8, 2014
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ExxonMobil’s Drilling Campaign in Russian Arctic Shows Sanctions Lack Bite

Sanctions, what

August 8, 2014
Total Views: 39

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Rosneft Moves to Thwart EU Sanctions With Norwegian Rigs

A Norwegian drill rig owner is supplying Russian oil giant OAO Rosneft and Exxon Mobil Corp. with the kind of high technology that will be barred under U.S.

July 30, 2014
Total Views: 2

Monday, July 21, 2014
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ExxonMobil-Contracted Rig Enters Uncharted Waters of Russian Political Storm

An ordinary, long-scheduled journey of an oil drilling rig into Arctic waters is turning into a major political exercise, attracting international scrutiny and

July 21, 2014
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Seadrill Cancels $1 Billion Debt Issue After Shares Fall Precipitously

Oslo-listed Seadrill scrapped plans for a billion-dollar convertible bond issue after a fall in its share price and said its liquidity remained

July 9, 2014
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Monday, June 2, 2014
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Seadrill Breathes Sigh of Relief After Winning $1.1 Billion Charter Deal

Seadrill’s West Jupiter, the second of eight 6th generation drilling rigs being built for Seadrill over the next two years has just signed a $1.1

June 2, 2014
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Seadrill Outlook Turns Gloomy As Oil Firms Cut Spending

OSLO, May 28 (Reuters) – Seadrill, the world’s biggest offshore rig firm by market capitalisation, has turned gloomy about prospects for the global

May 28, 2014
Total Views: 2

Monday, May 26, 2014
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North Atlantic Drilling Receives Major Equity Investment from Rosneft

Seadrill has announced today a historic cooperation agreement that will result in a significant equity investment by Russian oil supermajor Rosneft into North

May 26, 2014
Total Views: 144

Sunday, May 25, 2014
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Rosneft May Take Controlling Stake in Seadrill [UPDATE]

ST PETERSBURG, Russia/OSLO, May 24 (Reuters) – Russia’s Rosneft could buy a controlling stake in the world’s largest offshore driller,

May 25, 2014
Total Views: 9

Monday, April 14, 2014
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Maritime News

Powerful Tug Drags Giant Cylinder for 11,500 Miles

After an 11,500 nautical mile tow from Singapore to Curaçao, via the Cape of Good Hope, the Fairmount Sherpa’s job is done. This 75-meter, 16,320

April 14, 2014
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Seadrill Plans up to $305M Selldown in Malaysia’s SapuraKencana

HONG KONG, April 9 (Reuters) – SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd’s second largest shareholder plans to sell up to $305 million worth of shares in the

April 9, 2014
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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Seadrill Secures Jack-Up Rig Drilling Contracts

Seadrill announced today they have signed USD $319 million in contracts for five of their jack-up rigs. The following is a breakdown of the contract details:

April 2, 2014
Total Views: 66

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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Seadrill Predicts Growth in Excess of 20 Percent Year-on-Year

Seadrill expressed a significant amount of forward-looking optimism in their latest earnings report today.  The offshore driller expects to continue

February 25, 2014
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Seadrill Secures PEMEX Drilling Contracts With New Joint Venture

Leading offshore drilling company Seadrill announced Tuesday that it has secured drilling contracts with Mexico's PEMEX for the operation of five jack-up rigs

February 18, 2014
Total Views: 57

Friday, August 23, 2013
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Seadrill’s Bid for Sevan Marine Falls Short

After spending NOK 461 million for a 50.1 percent majority stake in deepwater drilling contractor Sevan Drilling, Seadrill was required by the Norwegian

August 23, 2013
Total Views: 26

Thursday, August 15, 2013
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Seadrill Seeks Partner In North Atlantic Drilling

OSLO, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Seadrill, the world’s biggest gas and oil rig company by market capitalisation, is to sell part of its North Atlantic

August 15, 2013
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Seadrill Signs for Another Pair of Friede & Goldman Jack-Ups from Dalian Shipbuilding

Seadrill Limited entered into new contracts today for the construction of two high specification jack-up drilling rigs at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore

July 31, 2013
Total Views: 20