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2014-02-28 08:22:08

All Workers Safe; No Injuries Reported LONDON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) confirmed today that the Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semisubmersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil, experienced a ballast control incident on Friday, February 28 at approximately 01:00 a.m. (BRT) local time. The crew took prompt corrective action, including safely securing the well, and measures are currently underway to resolve the matter. As a...

2014-02-12 16:22:06

HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) today appointed Marc Edwards as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective March 3, 2014. Mr. Edwards succeeds Lawrence Dickerson, who announced his intent to retire in September 2013 after almost 30 years of continuous service to the Company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130725/NY53104LOGO-b) "We are very pleased to have a proven leader...

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 16:21:01

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) today reported fourth quarter 2013 net income of $174 million, or $0.68 per diluted share. Results for the fourth quarter included an after tax charge of $36 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, relating to an impairment taken on the FPSO Seillean. Excluding the impairment charge, net income for the fourth quarter would have totaled $210 million, or $0.82 per diluted share. For the third quarter of 2013, the Company...

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...

2014-01-09 12:22:26

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that it will issue a press release and host a conference call and webcast related to its fourth quarter 2013 operating results on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The conference call and webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. CST and will include a discussion by management regarding the Company's results of operation. The news release and a live webcast of the conference call will be available...

2013-12-30 08:20:16

LONDON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: In-Depth Assessment and Development Forecast of China Offshore (Marine) Engineering Market, 2013 As for the current industrial layout of the international marine engineering equipment, in terms of the general contracting and design, at present, the large marine engineering companies and design companies from the US, Norway, France, Australia etc., still occupy the leading position; in...

2013-11-07 23:02:21

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 - Norway a Driving Force for the European Offshore Drilling Industry, Reserves and Development Projects London (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Summary GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 - Norway a Driving Force for the European Offshore Drilling Industry, Reserves and Development...


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