Offshore

This page features Offshore news, offshore drilling companies, offshore work and other components pertaining to the maritime offshore industry.

Offshore

Trump-Donald

November 20, 2020

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska to ease the way...
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Wärtsilä

November 12, 2020

The technology group Wärtsilä and CBO, one of Brazil’s leading operators of offshore support vessels, have recently signed an agreement to convert a vessel from...
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norway_oil_pic

November 12, 2020

ConocoPhillips said on Wednesday it has discovered gas condensate offshore Norway, sending the oil producer’s shares up 2% in premarket trade. (more…)
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maersk_drilling

November 5, 2020

Maersk Drilling has clinched a contract from Petrogas for the harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Resilient to drill three wells at the B13 and A12...
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arcticdrilling

November 5, 2020

Norway’s top court began to hear arguments on Wednesday on the legality of awarding offshore oil licenses in the Arctic, in a landmark case that...
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Chevron

November 2, 2020

U.S. oil majors Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp cut spending aggressively in the third quarter in a race to offset weak trends in fuel...
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BW-Offshore

October 23, 2020

The Board of Directors of BW Umuroa Pte. Ltd. (BWU), a wholly owned subsidiary of BW Offshore, has resolved to place BWU into voluntary liquidation....
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seadrill

October 14, 2020

Certain of the new secured noteholders (the “NSNs”) approached Seadrill Limited (the “Company”) to discuss the possibility of extinguishing the outstanding NSNs in exchange for...
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FILE PHOTO: A general view of Equinor's Johan Sverdrup oilfield platforms in the North Sea, Norway, December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo

October 12, 2020

Norwegian oil firms struck a wage bargain with labour union officials on Friday, ending a 10-day strike that had threatened to cut the country’s oil...
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norway_oil_pic

October 7, 2020

Norway’s Lederne labour union has made a new proposal to oil companies to try to resolve a dispute over wages and end a strike that...
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wind

October 1, 2020

National Grid Plc outlined a plan for an offshore grid that will link new wind parks and interconnectors, saving consumers 6 billion pounds ($7.7 billion)...
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Polarcus

September 29, 2020

Polarcus refers to its announcement dated 10 September 2020 regarding the redelivery of Ivan Gubkin (the “I.G.”, previously “Polarcus Amani”) (more…)
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Fredriksen_J

September 15, 2020

Seadrill has agreed to acquire Thailand’s Mermaid Maritime to take full control of Asia Offshore Drilling. (more…)
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Polarcus

September 14, 2020

Polarcus refers to its announcement dated 24 June 2020 regarding the suspension of hire until commencement of a new project and the expected redelivery of...
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Trump

September 9, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to extend a ban on offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico off Florida,...
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