Stena drillship arrives in Mexico ahead of new gig

A Stena Drilling-owned drillship, Stena IceMAX, has arrived in Mexico ahead of its contract with the Spanish oil company Repsol. In a social media update on Wednesday, Stena Drilling said that the Stena IceMax rig had arrived in Tampico, Mexico to finalise preparations for its upcoming contract with Repsol. Repsol awarded the contract to the Stena drillship... Continue Reading →

Noble Corp. to combine with Pacific Drilling

Offshore drilling contractors Noble Corporation and Pacific Drilling have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Noble will acquire Pacific Drilling in an all-stock transaction. It is worth mentioning that both of these companies have recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Pacific Drilling completed its balance-sheet restructuring and emerged from the Chapter 11 process in... Continue Reading →

First Crude Cargo from Guyana to India Sets Sail

(Reuters)The first cargo from new oil producer Guyana to the world's third-largest crude importer, India, departed this month from a production facility off the South American nation's coast in a vessel chartered by trading firm Trafigura, data from Refinitiv Eikon showed on Tuesday. India has asked refiners to speed up the diversification of imports to cut... Continue Reading →


Australian firm BHP, working to develop the deepwater Trion oil field offshore Mexico, has selected the offshore engineering firm DORIS to continue into the next phase of Trion’s engineering work, related to subsea umbilicals risers and flowlines. DORIS has previously completed the pre-DEED scope, and will now work on Front End Engineering and Design (FEED)... Continue Reading →

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