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2014-04-03 16:21:35

HOUSTON, April 3, 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 first quarter 2014 operating results on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The conference call and webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. CDT and will include a discussion by management regarding the Company's results of operation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130725/NY53104LOGO-b The news release and a...

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...

2014-03-10 08:21:13

OSLO and HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Maritime has performed the technical design and engineering (FEED) of an offshore based fish farm for Ocean Farming AS in Norway, a subsidiary of the SalMar Group. The new design combines the best of existing technology and solutions from the Norwegian fish farming industry and the offshore oil and gas sector. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140310/674058 ) The facility is a permanently moored...

2014-03-01 23:02:00

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Floating Rig (Floater) Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Offshore oilfield services are one of the most important segments of the oilfield value chain as it provides equipments and services to help producers explore, extract, and transport oil and natural gas. Offshore oilfield assets can be broadly classified into two categories, namely Rigs and Support vessels....

2014-03-01 12:20:13

LONDON, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) issued an update on the status of Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semisubmersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil. The rig is stable and is operating under its own power following a ballast control incident that occurred on Friday, February 28. Additional crew members are also now being selectively returned to the rig. The Company continues to work with its customer and authorities to fully resolve...

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...


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