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2014-06-25 08:24:05

HOUSTON, June 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 June 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: -- Rowan Relentless: Entered into a...

2014-05-30 23:09:13

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Floating Production Systems Market By Types (FPSO, TLP, Spar, Barge, Others), Water Depth (Shallow, Deep, and Ultra Deep), Build (New and Converted) & Geography – Global trends and forecasts to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The report “Floating Production Systems Market By Types (FPSO, TLP, Spar, Barge, Others), Water Depth (Shallow, Deep, and Ultra Deep), Build (New and Converted) & Geography – Global trends and...

2014-05-20 16:22:11

HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that it has signed a five year drilling contract with Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited for a newbuild jackup rig to be owned and operated by Hercules Offshore. Total contract value is approximately $420 million, which includes approximately $9 million of mobilization fees. Contract commencement is expected in mid-2016. Hercules Offshore has also signed a rig construction contract with Jurong...

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....

2014-04-18 12:21:24

When completed, will be first fixed wellhead platform installed off the coast of Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada HOUSTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it has been selected by Husky Energy to carry out the detailed engineering design (DED) for the White Rose Extension Project (WREP) concrete gravity structure. Subject to partner, corporate and...

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...

2014-04-07 23:25:13

ProjecTools to provide FloaTEC with document management and cost control software for offshore oil & gas projects. Bellville, TX (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ProjecTools is proud to announce FloaTEC as the newest ProjecTools client. FloaTEC is a Houston-based joint venture of McDermott and Keppel FELS. The company designs, builds, and delivers deep water floating production systems to the Oil & Gas industry. FloaTEC’s industry experience and flexibility make them a leader in TLP...

2014-03-25 20:20:42

HOUSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Limited, has received a declaration from Maersk Olie og Gas AS ("Maersk") exercising the second of three one-year options for the jackup Energy Enhancer. The commencement date of the new option period is approximately mid-July 2014, which commits the Energy Enhancer to Maersk for continued operation in the Danish Sector of the North Sea until...

2014-03-10 08:23:37

- New facility expands on company's global investment in drilling assets HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW), a global offshore drilling contractor, today announced the move of its corporate headquarters to the Energy Crossing II building at 15011 Katy Freeway to accommodate the company's recent record growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DA79411-a The move also marks a pivotal point in Atwood's 45 year history as the company...

2014-02-21 08:20:15

STAVANGER, Norway, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teras Offshore, along with Global Maritime and ASL Shipyard in Batam, Indonesia are pleased to announce the completion of full height jacking trials of the Teras Sunrise. The trials were completed on 7th February and mark another successful milestone in the Teras Sunrise reactivation project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140221/671367 ) The Teras Sunrise is the second "Service Jack" design...


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