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2014-01-29 20:21:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today reported that its subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Ltd., has received notice that Wintershall Noordzee B.V. ("Wintershall") is exercising the first of two six-month options for the jackup Energy Endeavour. The commencement date of the option period will be in direct continuation following the end of the well in progress on May 1, 2014, which commits the Energy Endeavour to Wintershall for...

2014-01-22 16:22:32

HOUSTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the January Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of January 22, 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 December 2013, including...

2014-01-21 08:21:18

HOUSTON, Jan. 21, 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 January 21, 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 VI: Increased 1Q 2014 off...

2014-01-17 08:20:05

STAVANGER, Norway, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Holdings Group has ordered a harsh environment semi-submersible GM4-D rig from Yantai CIMC Raffles. They have also secured an option to build a second rig from the shipyard. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663802 ) The rig they have ordered has been given the name Beacon Atlantic, and planned delivery is the fourth quarter of 2016. Beacon Atlantic will be built using the GM4-D-design...

2014-01-15 16:21:31

HOUSTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that in follow up to the company's previous announcement on December 9, 2013, its subsidiary, Northern Offshore International Drilling Company Ltd., has executed a long-term drilling contract with an affiliate of CAMAC Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: CAK), for the drillship Energy Searcher. The contract commits to an initial period of one year, with an option to extend the contact for an...

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