Tag Archives: offshore

Maersk Rig To Drill High Pressure Well For OMV

Oilfield Cowboy Offshore rig owner Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract with Austrian oil company OMV for one of its jack-up drilling rigs. Maersk Drilling stated that OMV employed the low-emission jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid to drill a high-pressure, high-temperature exploration well offshore Norway. According to the offshore driller, the rig will drill in […]

Biden Auction to Test Industry Appetite

#oilfield, #oil and gas, #drilling, #rig, #roughneck, #cowboy The Biden administration is selling drilling rights across the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday in an auction that will test the oil industry’s appetite amid White House efforts to shift away from fossil fuels. The sale will take place despite pleas from environmental activists for its cancellation, […]

Maersk Drilling Merging With Noble Corporation

#oilfield,#drilling rig,#offshore,#oilfieldcowboy,#roughneck Two offshore drilling contractors, Maersk Drilling and Noble Corporation, have agreed to create a combined company with a fleet of 20 floaters and 19 jack-up rigs via a primarily all-stock transaction. According to a mutual statement, Maersk Drilling and Noble Corp. shareholders will each own approximately 50 percent of the outstanding shares of […]

Shell Restarts Production On All Gulf Of Mexico Platforms

#oilfield,#offshore,#roughneck,#oilfieldcowboy Shell has restarted production at its Mars and Ursa platforms, bringing the last of its operated assets in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico online. Shell said that the Mars and Ursa platforms also began exporting oil and gas through the West Delta-143 (WD-143) “A” facility. Once these two are fully ramped up the company’s […]