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  • TGS Announces New Gulf of Mexico 3D Imaging Program

    TGS (OSLO: TGS) has announced a new 3D imaging program in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
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  • CGG Nets Major Seismic Imaging Project

    CGG has been awarded a 'major' project by Lundin Energy Norway AS.
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  • Offshore Drilling Contractor Hits 100% Rig Utilization

    Stena Don is one of two semisubs in Stena Drilling's rig fleet. PHOTO SOURCE: Stena Drilling
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  • Var Energi Makes Significant North Sea Find

    Var Energi has announced a 'significant' discovery in the North Sea.
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  • Baker Hughes Shows 23 More Oil Rigs

    Baker Hughes reported jumps in the number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States and Canada.
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  • Gabon Operator Secures Borr Rig for Drilling Campaign

    VAALCO has executed a contract with Borr Jack-Up XIV for its 2021/2022 drilling program.
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  • Stena Drilling Secures West Africa Contract

    FAR Gambia Ltd. has contracted the Stena IceMAX drillship for a one-well campaign later this year offshore The Gambia. PHOTO SOURCE: Stena Drilling
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  • Offshore Qatar Operator Hires Japan Drilling Jack-up

    The rig will operate in the Al Shaheen oil field.
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  • Chevron Secures Rig for Offshore Africa Ops

    A unit of Chevron has awarded Shelf Drilling a one-year contract for operations offshore Angola.
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  • Biden Leasing Ban Faces Uncertain Future

    The ruling requires the Interior Department to immediately restart leasing while legal challenges to the ban continue.
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  • $116MM in Norway Drilling Backlog Goes to Transocean

    Transocean has won $116 million in Norway contracts for two of its harsh-environment semi-submersible rigs.
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  • ERCOT Asks Texans to Reduce Electric Use

    The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking Texans to reduce electric use as much as possible through Friday June 18.
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  • Equinor Strikes Oil Offshore Norway

    Equinor (NYSE: EQNR) and its partners Var Energi and Aker BP have found oil in production license 554 offshore Norway, Equinor revealed Monday.
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  • Baker Hughes Counts 21 Additional Rigs

    Baker Hughes this week reported a total of 21 additional rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States and Canada.
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  • Who is Oil's Most Admired Explorer?

    Find out who bagged Wood Mackenzie's Most Admired Explorer award.
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  • ExxonMobil Claims More Stabroek Success in Guyana

    ExxonMobil reported a new discovery at Longtail-3 in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.
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  • Chevron Awards GOM Drilling Contract

    Chevron has awarded Valaris a three-year contract securing drillship in the USA Gulf of Mexico.
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  • Analysts See Possible 12% Inflation for Shale E&Ps

    Costs for steel, labor, diesel, and more have been rising.
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  • Transocean Sees First 20,000-psi Rig Delivery by Year End

    The revised deals improve liquidity by $450 million-plus, says president and CEO.
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  • Turkey Finds 19Tcf in Black Sea in 2020-21

    Turkey's latest success with the Amasra-1 well brings Black Sea volumes discovered by the country in 2020 and 2021 to 19 trillion cubic feet, Wood Mackenzie highlights.
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