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2014-10-20 20:23:30

HOUSTON, Oct. 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 October 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: -- Rowan Resolute: Commenced operations...

2014-10-14 04:20:49

HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group Mustang has been awarded the pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED) contract by Statoil for the proposed Snorre C tension leg platform (TLP) to be located on the Norwegian continental shelf. Work is being conducted by Wood Group Mustang and Wood Group Kenny and follows their completion of the feasibility phase of the project in 2013. Wood Group Mustang is performing the pre-FEED study and is responsible for project management,...

2014-09-29 12:23:29

HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that the drillship Energy Searcher under contract in Nigeria, resumed normal operations on the 23(rd.) of September following repairs to the control hoses to the unit's blowout preventer. The repairs were completed somewhat earlier than previously anticipated and therefore, the Company now expects its consolidated financial results for the third quarter 2014 to be negatively impacted...

2014-09-15 16:23:25

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that the drillship Energy Searcher under contract in Nigeria, has experienced technical problems with the control hoses to the unit's blowout preventer. The repairs are underway and are expected to be completed soon allowing operations to resume within two (2) weeks. The Company expects its consolidated financial results for the third quarter 2014 to be negatively impacted by a...

2014-08-26 00:20:26

HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 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 August 25, 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: -- Gorilla IV: Awarded 60 day contract...

2014-08-20 16:22:22

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the August Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of August 20, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for July 2014, including revenue...

2014-07-30 16:25:12

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today reported second quarter 2014 net income of $235 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, compared to $256 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014. For the second quarter of 2013, net income totaled $177 million, or $0.69 per diluted share. Results for the second quarter of 2013 included $18 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, related to cancellation of a contract awarded to a jackup...

2014-07-30 16:25:11

HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that the company has finalized a 2 1/2 year contract with Rosneft Oil Company, in conjunction with North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., for the provision of the jackup drilling rig Energy Endeavour. According to the agreement, any break rights expire after 100 days, after which the contract will commence in direct continuation upon the release of the rig by the current client. The company...

2014-07-18 12:22:22

HOUSTON, July 18, 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 July 18, 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: -- Rowan Renaissance: Rig is currently...

2014-07-15 12:22:30

HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Athens Group, a leading provider of independent, 3rd-party technology assurance services for oil and gas drilling and production systems, is pleased to announce receipt of U.S. Patent No.: 8793114, entitled Method and System for Drilling Rig Testing Using Virtualized Components from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131031/DA07008LOGO This patented technology will help improve the quality and...


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