Restructurings , Public Capital , Drilling

Diamond Offshore Emerges from Bankruptcy, CEO Marc Edwards Retires

In connection with its emergence from Chapter 11, Diamond Offshore also announced that Marc Edwards has retired as chairman, president and CEO, effective immediately.

April 28, 2021


Seadrill Secures Four-Year Contract for West Saturn Drillship with Equinor

Seadrill Ltd. has secured a four year firm contract for the West Saturn drillship on April 27 with Equinor Brasil Energia Ltda for work on the Bacalhau field in Brazil.

April 28, 2021

People , Drilling

Enteq Upstream Appoints Andrew Law as CEO

Enteq Upstream (Enteq), the oilfield services technology and equipment supplier, has appointed commercial director Andrew Law to CEO, succeeding Enteq founder Martin Perry, on April 19.

April 20, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Plus: Maximizing Production from Complex Reservoirs

New high-definition NMR LWD technology helps improve well placement in complex clastic and carbonate reservoirs.

April 14, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Case Study: Solving Wellbore Challenges Offshore

In this case study, Gyrodata explains how a “first-of-its-kind” solid-state gyro-while-drilling system drove efficiency and wellbore placement improvements for an offshore oil and gas operator in the North Sea.

April 8, 2021

Field Development , Drilling

Tullow Oil Commences Multiwell Drilling Campaign Offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil Plc has begun a multiyear, multiwell drilling campaign offshore Ghana on April 6 with the commencement of drilling of the first well at the Jubilee Field yesterday. 

April 6, 2021

Business , Drilling , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Noble Corp. to Acquire Houston-based Pacific Drilling in All-stock Merger

The merger between Noble Corp. and Pacific Drilling is a step in the right direction for the deepwater rig industry, say analysts who expect more consolidation in the space.

March 26, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays , Drilling

Oil and Gas Investor Rig Market Trends: A Cautious Rigging Up

After a year of historic lows for drilling activity, rig count is slowly climbing up, indicating an improved activity outlook for 2021. But will it be enough for overstacked drillers?

March 26, 2021

Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

NESR, PHX Energy Launch Middle East Directional Drilling Operations

National Energy Services Reunited Corp., a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, said on March25 it has successfully started its directional drilling operations in the Middle East in partnership with PHX Energy Services Corp.

March 25, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling

Iraq Approves Deal to Award Schlumberger $480 Million Deal to Drill Oil Wells

The Iraqi cabinet on March 23 approved a deal to award U.S. company Schlumberger Ltd. a $480 million deal to drill 96 oil wells in the south, according to a statement.

March 24, 2021