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Offshore Drilling & Completion: Russia

Gazpromneft gets environmental clearance for arctic offshore well

Gazpromneft-Sakhalin has approval to drill an exploration well later this year on the Dolginskoye field in the Pechora Sea offshore northern Russia.

EDC rigs on long-term contracts in Caspian region

Eurasia Drilling Co. (EDC) has issued an update on its offshore drilling operations in the Caspian Sea.

GSP assigns replacement jackup for Pechora Sea drilling

GSP Offshore’s jackup GSP Saturn is expected to mobilize next May to the Pechora Sea in the southeastern part of the Russian sector of the Barents Sea.

Eurasia Drilling sees expanding Caspian opportunities

Eurasia Drilling Co. Ltd. (EDC) provides offshore drilling services to Russian and international oil and gas companies in the Russian, Kazakh, and Turkmen sectors of the Caspian.

Africa leads demand for offshore ultra-deepwater drilling rigs

Seadrill sees strong demand for ultra-deepwater floating drilling rigs (up to 7,500 ft, or 2,286 m) from Africa over the next few years.

Rosneft takes full ownership of Itera

Rosneft has agreed to acquire 49% of Itera Oil and Gas from Itera Holdings for $2.9 billion, and now owns the company outright.

Eurasia unveils latest Caspian jackup

Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov has named the new Eurasia Drilling Co. jackup Neptune at a ceremony in Astrakhan.

Gazprom pursuing more gas offshore Sakhalin for next LNG plant

Gazprom says work on its Vladivostok-LNG project in the Russian Far East is progressing on schedule.

ExxonMobil, Rosneft to explore jointly the Kara and Black seas

Rosneft (MICEX:ROSN) and ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) have completed forming a joint venture to explore the Kara and Black seas and other Russian Arctic licenses.

Gazprom starts new offshore Sakhalin drilling campaign

Gazprom’s semisubmersible drilling rigs Polyarnaya Zvezda (Polar Star) and Severnoye Siyaniye (Northern Lights) have left Kholmsk Port on Sakhalin Island offshore eastern Russia and entered the Sea of Okhotsk.

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