Offshore Drilling & Completion: Canada News

US offshore drilling rig count down by two

The US offshore rig count is 27, down two rigs from last week, and down 32 rigs year over year in Baker Hughes’ weekly report.

Offshore drilling rig count rises

The US offshore drilling rig count continues to move the opposite direction from the onshore rig count. 

US offshore drilling rig count steady

The offshore US drilling rig count remained consistent at 29. The Baker Hughes count has noted that this is down 31 from the same period a year ago.

Lamprell to adopt SSI software for rig construction

Lamprell Energy will implement SSI's EnterprisePlatform software solution to allow its engineering team to automate manufacturing processes.

Further drilling possible at Huntington in North Sea

Iona Energy has issued an update on two of its UK North Sea field developments.

Arctic E&P activity on the rise

The potential of the offshore Arctic oil and gas market is substantial. While energy analyst Infield Systems suggests the region holds 136.6 Bboe in discovered offshore reserves, a United States Geological Survey report claims there could be another 346 Bboe left undiscovered.

Statoil contracts Flemish Pass services from Expro

Expro, has secured a key contract offshore Canada with Statoil in the Flemish Pass basin.

Indonesia approves proposals for offshore gas field cluster

Husky Energy says it is advancing development work on four shallow-water gas fields in the Madura Strait offshore Indonesia.

Karoon completes Kangaroo side track well off Brazil

Karoon Gas Australia has completed the first of two planned side track wells on its Kangaroo-2 appraisal well in exploration block S-M-1165 of Brazil’s Santos basin.

Husky targets mid-year start-up for South White Rose offshore Newfoundland

Husky Oil expects first oil in mid-2015 from the South White Rose satellite extension offshore Newfoundland & Labrador.

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Statoil finds more oil and gas near Gina Krog offshore Norway

July 1, 2015 The semisubmersible Songa Trym is close to completing drilling of an exploration well and two side tracks northeast of the Gina Krog field developm...

Tullow close to completing well offshore Suriname

July 1, 2015

Tullow Oil expects to issue results from the Spari-1 exploration well offshore Suriname next month. 

Shell’s Arctic exploration to begin in late July

June 30, 2015 Royal Dutch Shell said it could begin its 2015 Arctic oil exploration drilling as early as the third week in July, Reuters reported. Forecasters pr...

Development drilling to accelerate at South Pars Phase 13

June 30, 2015 Drilling is expected to speed up at Phase 13 of the South Pars gas field development in the Persian Gulf following delivery of three new drilling r...

NPD sanctions E.ON wildcat offshore mid-Norway

June 30, 2015

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has authorized E.ON E&P Norge to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.

Offshore US rig count increases

June 29, 2015

The US offshore rig count by Baker Hughes Inc. shows an increase of one rig over the prior week. 

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