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2008-10-20 09:00:35

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) reported that a small fire had broken out on the Energy Enhancer jackup rig owned by an affiliate of Northern Offshore. The rig was operating in the U.K. Sector of the North Sea. No injuries were sustained and the fire was contained and extinguished by the onboard fire control team. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080415/LATU540LOGO) "We are very pleased that no one was injured during...

2008-10-08 18:00:30

HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today issued a new monthly fleet update summary covering only newly signed contracts, significant changes to existing contracts and changes to estimated out of service time of 60 days or more since our fleet status report dated August 5, 2008. Drilling rig status and contract information on the company's offshore drilling fleet has been condensed into a report titled "Transocean Fleet Status Report," which is available...

2008-10-07 15:00:36

Forster Drilling Corporation (FODL.PK), a Nevada corporation, today announced that Fred Forster, III, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board, is stepping down, effective immediately. In his place, Frederick C. Doutel, Jr., has been elected by the board to serve as acting President, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Chairman. This executive management change is being effected to strengthen and streamline the operations structure. Forster has two rigs currently...

2008-09-19 21:00:00

THE banks of the Tyne, Wear and Tees are synonymous with heavy industry - cranes still dominate sections of skyline along rivers that have produced some of the greatest feats in maritime engineering. The steelyards bordering the Tees supplied material for Sydney Harbour Bridge, famous Tyneside shipyards produced, among others, HMS Ark Royal, and the Wear was once the shipbuilding capital of the world. But it was the search for North Sea oil in the 1970s that helped forge the region's...

2008-08-25 18:00:37

HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today announced that Robert L. Long, Chief Executive Officer of the company, will address attendees at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York, NY. Mr. Long is scheduled to present on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at 8:25 a.m., ET. A live broadcast of the conference and a replay will be publicly accessible through the company's Web site at www.deepwater.com. Go to the "Investor Relations" link and...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

HOUSTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that it has entered into a drilling contract with AGR Peak Well Management Limited, a subsidiary of AGR Group ASA (Oslo Bors: AGR.OL) for the use of the semisubmersible GSF Arctic II in the North Sea. As previously announced, Northern Offshore has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Transocean, Inc. to acquire the rig and expects to close on the rig purchase in the fourth quarter...

2008-08-22 09:01:01

HOUSTON, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As announced on July 28, 2008, Northern Offshore, Ltd. (the "Company") (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) has entered into agreements with affiliates of Transocean Inc. to acquire the semisubmersible drilling rigs GSF Arctic II and GSF Arctic IV (the "Rigs"). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080415/LATU540LOGO) The Company prepared an Information Memorandum in connection with the acquisition of the Rigs, as required by Section 3-5 of the Oslo...

2008-06-24 02:30:00

HOUSTON, June 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today announced that its subsidiaries have reached an agreement with subsidiaries of Petrobras and Mitsui to acquire a newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship under a capital lease contract. In conjunction with the capital lease contract, subsidiaries of Petrobras and Transocean have entered into a 10-year drilling contract covering worldwide operations with an option by Petrobras to extend the term of the drilling contract by...

2008-06-17 18:00:39

HOUSTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (NOF.OL) announced today that it held its 2008 Annual General Meeting in Houston, Texas and named Michael R. Dawson as a Director. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080415/LATU540LOGO) Mr. Dawson joined the company in January 2008 and serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Northern Offshore, Mr. Dawson was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GlobalSantaFe...

2007-12-11 15:00:41

Brighton Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: BOGS) ("Brighton" or "The Company"), an oil and gas producer, on October 23, 2007 announced a reverse split of 1 for 10 on its common stock. The reverse split will become effective at the start of business on December 12, 2007. The new symbol for Brighton will be (OTCBB: BROG). The Company continues to review various opportunities in the oil and gas business and will announce any major developments as they occur. About Brighton Oil & Gas, Inc....


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