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2014-03-01 23:02:00

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Floating Rig (Floater) Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Offshore oilfield services are one of the most important segments of the oilfield value chain as it provides equipments and services to help producers explore, extract, and transport oil and natural gas. Offshore oilfield assets can be broadly classified into two categories, namely Rigs and Support vessels....

2014-03-01 12:20:13

LONDON, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) issued an update on the status of Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semisubmersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil. The rig is stable and is operating under its own power following a ballast control incident that occurred on Friday, February 28. Additional crew members are also now being selectively returned to the rig. The Company continues to work with its customer and authorities to fully resolve...

2014-02-28 08:22:08

All Workers Safe; No Injuries Reported LONDON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) confirmed today that the Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semisubmersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil, experienced a ballast control incident on Friday, February 28 at approximately 01:00 a.m. (BRT) local time. The crew took prompt corrective action, including safely securing the well, and measures are currently underway to resolve the matter. As a...

2014-02-27 08:25:08

HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the three months ended December 31, 2013, Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) generated net income from continuing operations of $49.7 million, or $0.40 per share, compared to $70.5 million, or $0.57 per share in the fourth quarter of 2012. The current quarter reflects a non cash impairment charge on a property held for sale which reduced net income by $2.9 million, or $0.02 per share. The prior-year quarter included...

2014-02-20 20:22:44

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of February 20, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO) Notable events in the current report include: -- EXL IV: Awarded a one-year...

2014-02-13 16:23:27

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of February 13, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Investor Relations" section of the Web site. About Noble Corporation Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its...

2014-02-12 16:22:06

HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today appointed Marc Edwards as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective March 3, 2014. Mr. Edwards succeeds Lawrence Dickerson, who announced his intent to retire in September 2013 after almost 30 years of continuous service to the Company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130725/NY53104LOGO-b) "We are very pleased to have a proven leader...

2014-02-10 08:29:25

HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced that Matt Ralls, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Credit Suisse 19(th) Annual Energy Summit being held at the Vail Cascade Resort in Vail, Colorado. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:40 a.m. Central Standard Time on February 12, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DA62568LOGO) A live audio webcast of the presentation can...

2014-02-07 08:22:09

HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) plans to report earnings for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, February 27, 2014, before the open of the financial markets in the United States. Following the earnings report, the Company will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss its operating results. Interested parties can listen to the conference call by telephone or over the...

2014-02-06 12:23:58

LONDON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that David W. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 19(th) Annual Energy Summit being held at the Vail Cascade Resort in Vail, Colorado. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:10 a.m. U.S. Central Standard Time on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. A live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the time of the presentation in the...


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