Monday, November 5, 2012
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Seadrill Plans Liquidation of Tender Rig Fleet

KUALA LUMPUR–SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd. (5218.KU) plans to acquire the tender rigs business of Norway’s SeaDrill Ltd. (SDRL.OS) for an

November 5, 2012
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Monday, October 22, 2012
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Songa Offshore May be Selling a Modern Ultra-Deepwater Rig to Seadrill, but Why? [UPDATE]

Seadrill announced today that they have entered into a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with Songa Offshore for the potential purchase of the ultra deepwater

October 22, 2012
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Friday, October 19, 2012

IPO News: Seadrill Comes Out Swinging

Seadrill Partners opened at $24 on the New York Stock Exchange, up 9.1% from its offer price of $22. The company’s initial public offering of 8.75

October 19, 2012
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Seadrill’s CEO Steps Down, Company Considers Leaving Norway

Since acquiring Smedvig ASA in 2006, Seadrill has operated its management service company, Seadrill Management AS out of Stavanger, Norway while establishing

October 2, 2012
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Monday, September 24, 2012
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Engineering News

Seadrill is Keeping the Lights on at Samsung Heavy with Seventh, and Eighth, New Drillship Order

With future projections showing increased demand for deepwater rigs, Seadrill announced today that they have signed another US$600 million contract with

September 24, 2012
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Monday, September 10, 2012
Esa Ikäheimonen

Transocean Snatches New CFO, Sells Jack-Up Fleet, and Plans Bond Sale for Drillships [UPDATE]

Big announcements were made today by Switzerland-based deep water drilling contractor Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX:RIGN). In a move to make the company a

September 10, 2012
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Monday, August 27, 2012

Deepwater Downtime Torments Seadrill in Latest Earnings Report

Seadrill Ltd.’s (SDRL, SDRL.OS) second-quarter earnings fell 14% as higher operating expenses masked the Norwegian oil-services company’s rise in

August 27, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
West Auriga seadrill drillship

It Seems That Seadrill Will be Buying Beers Today

Because they just won $4 Billion in contracts for three of their rigs, two of which haven’t even been built yet… The combined 3 rig package

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

July 25, 2012
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Monday, July 23, 2012

Aker Solutions to Supply Drilling Package for New Seadrill Semi

Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply a complete drilling equipment topside package to a new semi-submersible drilling

July 23, 2012
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Thursday, June 28, 2012
Press Releases

North Atlantic Drilling Secures Extension of Contract for Seadrill’s West Alpha

Hamilton, Bermuda, June 28, 2012 – North Atlantic Drilling has received a letter of intent from ExxonMobil for assignment of the harsh environment

June 28, 2012
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Engineering News

ABB Wins $80 Million Order From Samsung Heavy Industries

ABB announced Thursday that it has recently won an order worth $80 million from Samsung Heavy Industries to supply energy efficient drives, motors and

June 28, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012

Seadrill: New Five-Year Contract for West Polaris Drillship Pending

Seadrill said Monday that it is in advanced discussions regarding a new five-year contract for its ultra-deepwater drillship, West Polaris.  The company says

June 4, 2012
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Monday, May 14, 2012

Seadrill Q1 Earnings Drop 53%, Dividend Gets a Boost

Seadrill Ltd.’s (SDRL, SDRL.OS) first-quarter earnings slumped 53% over a year-earlier period, boosted by the sale of its Seawell subsidiary, masking

May 14, 2012
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Friday, May 4, 2012
seadrill west phoenix semisubmersible

West Phoenix on Station to Perform Elgin Well Intervention

PARIS (Dow Jones)–French oil major Total SA (TOT, FP.FR) Friday reiterated it was ready to start “in the coming days” an operation to

May 4, 2012
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Engineering News

Seadrill Orders Another Harsh Environment Semi, Wins $235M Contract from Chevron

To benefit from the current strong demand for high specification drilling units Seadrill announced today that it has entered into a turnkey construction

May 4, 2012
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Monday, April 30, 2012
John Fredriksen With His Daughters Kathrine and Cecilie

Billions More Than Richard Branson and The Queen – John Fredriksen Featured In Forbes

What has been a bad year fort the shipping industry has been better for shipping magnate John Fredriksen. As seaborne shipping collapsed last year, so did

April 30, 2012
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Seadrill Orders Sixth Ultra-Deepwater Drillship from Samsung Heavy, Contract Awarded

Hamilton, Bermuda – Seadrill continues to see strong demand for modern ultra-deepwater drilling rigs driven by high oil prices and large deep-water

April 30, 2012
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
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Engineering News

Seadrill Orders a $650M Arctic-Ready Semisubmersible from Jurong Shipyard

Hamilton, Bermuda – Oil and gas companies have increased their level of activity in harsh environment and arctic areas considerably during the last

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Impairment Charge Hits Seadrill in Q4, Stock Price Sits at Highest Level Ever

(Dow Jones) Seadrill Ltd. (SDRL, SDRL.OS) swung to a fourth-quarter loss as the offshore-drilling contractor booked a hefty impairment charge. However, the

February 29, 2012
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