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2014-05-08 16:31:14

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of May 8, 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 CorporationNoble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries,...

2014-05-07 08:24:51

VANCOUVER, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TAG Oil Ltd. (TSX: TAO) and (OTCQX: TAOIF) is pleased to announce its operational plans for the Company's 2015 fiscal year (April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015), and to provide an operations' update on current activities. Operational Plans and Capital Budget TAG's capital budget for fiscal year 2015 is CDN$60 million; funded entirely by forecasted cash flow and working capital on hand. The capital budget spend will focus on three key...

2014-05-06 12:24:00

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that Simon W. Johnson, Senior Vice President - Marketing and Contracts and Jeffrey L. Chastain, Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Noble Drilling Services Inc., will present at the Citi Global Energy and Utilities Conference in Boston on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time. A live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the time of the...

2014-05-02 23:06:14

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Jack-up Rig Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Jackup rigs are mobile, self-elevating drilling platforms equipped with legs that can be lowered to the ocean floor until a foundation is established to support the drilling platform. Once a foundation is established, the drilling platform is then jacked further up the legs so that the platform is above the highest expected waves....

2014-04-28 16:24:16

LAFAYETTE, La., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced success on the deep water Cardona South well at Mississippi Canyon 29. Stone operates and owns a 65% working interest in the well. The Cardona South well (MC 29 #5 well) encountered over 275 feet of net oil pay in three separate sections of the well. The Cardona South success extends the productive zone of the Mississippi Canyon 29 TB-9 well to the adjacent fault block to the south...

2014-04-23 16:24:12

HOUSTON, April 23, 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 April 23, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Renaissance: Commenced a three-year...

2014-04-16 16:23:58

NEW RIG ADDITIONS DRIVE IMPROVED MARGINS LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today reported first quarter 2014 net income of $256 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, compared to $174 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter 2013. Results for the fourth quarter of 2013 included an after-tax charge of $36 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, relating to an asset impairment. Excluding the impairment charge, net income for the...

2014-04-15 12:24:02

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) ("Gastar") reported today that production from its Marshall County, West Virginia operations has resumed with no restrictions following the successful re-routing of natural gas volumes through the Williams operated midstream system and the return to service of the pipeline that transports condensate from the field to processing facilities. Gastar currently has 50 wells producing, with seven additional...

2014-04-14 12:22:55

HOUSTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its Blades 33H-1 (66.7% WI) well in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. The well has achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate to date of 1,270 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 1,250 barrels of oil and 115 Mcf of gas on a 14/64 inch choke from an approximate 5,000 foot lateral. The well landed in the Company's lower target, was drilled and...

2014-04-11 08:21:13

- Well count increases 4% compared to the first quarter 2013 HOUSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the U.S. onshore well count for the first quarter 2014 was 8,853 wells, down 230 wells or 3% compared to the fourth quarter 2013. Compared to the first quarter 2013, the well count was up 319 wells or 4%. Due to improved drilling efficiencies, the average US onshore drilling rig now produces 3% more wells compared to the same...


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