With soaring revenues, Rowan wins drillship contract

AUGUST 6, 2013 — Offshore drilling contractor Rowan Companies plc (NYSE: RDC) reports that for the three months ended June 30, 2013 it generated net income from continuing operations of $82.8 million,

Seadrill orders two more jack-ups at Chinese yard

JULY 31, 2013 — John Fredriksen’s Seadrill Limited has entered into new contracts for the construction of two high specification jack-up drilling rigs at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co., Ltd. (DSIC Offshore)

Walter set to drill South Timbalier relief well

JULY 29, 2013 — The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), U.S. Coast Guard, and Walter Oil & Gas Corporation (Walter), through the Unified Command, continue to oversee and coordinate response

Keppel FELS adds another jack-up for Mexico to order book

JULY 15, 2013 — Singapore’s Keppel FELS shipyard has booked another jack-up rig order from a Mexican customer. It has won a $206 million contract from Grupo R for a KFELS B

PetroVietnam unit orders jack-up at Keppel FELS

JULY 3, 2012 — Vietnam’s PV Drilling Overseas (PVDO), a unit of PetroVietnam has placed an order at Singapore’s Keppel FELS for a KFELS B Class jack-up rig for approximately US$210 million.

Oro Negro orders two more jack-ups at PPL Shipyard

JULY 1, 2013 — Sembcorp Marine’s PPL Shipyard, Singapore, has secured additional orders for two turnkey contracts, worth a combined US$417 million, from Mexico’s Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, S.A.P.I. de

Seadrill orders two more jack-ups at Dalian Shipbuilding

JUNE 20, 2013 — Seadrill Limited has entered into new contracts for the construction of two high specification jack-up drilling rigs at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co., Ltd. (DSIC Offshore) in China.

Seajacks orders world’s largest wind farm installer

JUNE 10, 2013 — Great Yarmouth, U.K., headquartered Seajacks International has entered into a contract with South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to build what it says will be “the world’s largest

Keppel FELS delivers first Super A class jack-up

JUNE 3, 2013 — Singapore’s Keppel FELS Limited  has delivered its first KFELS Super A Class jack-up rig to Discovery Offshore S.A., which is managed by NASDAQ-listed Hercules Offshore, Inc. Named Discovery

PPL Shipyard books jack-up order from Japanese customer

MAY 30, 2013 — Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine reports that subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured a contract to build a jack-up drilling rig from BOT Lease Co., Ltd., a leasing company of The

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