Rigs/Vessels: Middle East

Three Eurasia jackups active in Caspian Sea

Eurasia Drilling Co. has issued a review of its operations in the Caspian Sea during the first half of this year.

Topaz Middle East vessel demand holds steady

Topaz Energy and Marine remains positive over prospects for offshore support vessels in the Middle East and Caspian regions.

MedMarine takes delivery of Safi Port tug

MedMarine has taken delivery of the first of a series of eight units being built at Med Groups’ parent Eregli shipyard in Turkey.

BW Group to supply FSRU for EGAS

Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. has contracted BW Group to provide a floating, storage, and regasification unit for an LNG regasification project in Ain Sokhna Port, Egypt.

Rowan Companies sells two jackups, enters into multiple contracts

Rowan Companies has provided an update on its fleet status. 

Vallianz contracts two self-elevating platforms to the Middle East

Vallianz will supply two self-elevating platforms to an unnamed national oil company in the Middle East starting in 3Q 2015 and extending for five years.

ADNOC commissions anchor handlers from Sinopacific

Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group is to build nine anchor handler tug supply vessels for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and its subsidiary ESNAAD.

Accommodation rig collapses offshore Qatar

The jackup accommodation vessel Rumailah stationed at Maersk Oil Qatar’s Al Shaheen field was damaged when one of its legs collapsed causing the rig to tilt and partially submerge according to rig owner Gulf International. 

Maersk Discoverer completes BP well, claims two offshore Mediterranean records

While its Maersk Discoverer was at work for BP in early May, Maersk Drilling has laid claim to the deepest well drilled in Egypt and the longest drilled in the Mediterranean Sea. 

Hamriyah complex working on seven jackups

Lamprell has issued an update on its offshore rig building program.

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