Oil & Gas

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 — Houston headquartered Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) reports that a subsidiary has been awarded a drilling services contract for the Atwood Advantage by a subsidiary of Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL)…
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 — John Fredriksen's Seadrill has entered into a turnkey contract to build a new ultra-deepwater drillship at Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries. The project value price is estimated to be around US$600 million…
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 — Shell Oil faces a further potential delay in getting the oil spill containment system it must have before drilling into potentially oil-bearing zones in Alaska's Beaufort or Chukchi Seas. The Washington…
AUGUST 28, 2012 — Responding to market demands for offshore construction support vessels (CSVs) for deep and harsh environments, Norway's GC Rieber Shipping has placed a NOK 800 million order with Ulstein for a high-capacity…
AUGUST 27, 2012—Robert “Bob” Hill has made a name for himself thinking out of the box. Hill, shown at left, is the principal of Ocean Tug & Barge Corp., which has a made name for…
AUGUST 17, 2012—Singapore's Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) recently laid the keel for the first of two 64m, 2,000-dwt Platform Supply Vessels at its Batam-based PT Loh & Loh shipyard. Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange,…
AUGUST 15, 2012 — Norway's Bergen Group Rosenberg AS has been awarded a Letter Of Intent (LOI) from Statoil for a modification project on the Njord Bravo-FSO vessel. The contract value is estimated to NOK…
AUGUST 15, 2012 — Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) has entered into a contract with Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Shipyard in Singapore to build a moored semisubmersible rig, to be named the Ocean Apex, with delivery…
AUGUST 15, 2012 — Busy times at New Orleans headquartered Harvey Gulf International Marine. The company reports that it has signed long term charters for three of the four LNG fueled Offshore Supply Vessels it…
AUGUST 13, 2012 — Petrobras has signed contracts with Sete Brasil, Odebrecht and Etesco covering the charter and operation nine drillships. The drillships are the final units in a program under which Sete Brasil is…
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