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  • Offshore Scarecrow Could Make Helidecks Safer

    Say hello to Scaretech. PHOTO SOURCE: Scaretech
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  • Borr Drilling Ups Backlog by $21MM

    Borr Drilling has entered into a new contract and letters of intent for three of its currently warm-stacked rigs.
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  • Neptune Makes Largest 2020 Norway Discovery

    Neptune Energy has announced the commercial discovery of oil at the Dugong well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
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  • Stena Drilling Fleet Undergoes Upgrade

    Above is a drone shot of the Stena IceMAX drillship. PHOTO SOURCE: Stena Drilling
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  • Land Rig Uptick Could Emerge Next Year

    Here is a preview of what to watch this week in the oil and gas markets.
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  • Baker Hughes Reports Flat US Rig Count

    The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States stood at 251 for the second week in a row, Baker Hughes Co. reported.
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  • Murphy Contracts Drillship for 10 GOM Wells

    Pacific Drilling has won a contract from Murphy Oil Corp.
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  • Apache and Total Strike Oil Offshore Suriname

    Apache Corp. and Total S.A. Wednesday afternoon reported a major oil discovery in Block 58 offshore Suriname.
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  • Majors Make New Gas Discovery

    Eni, Total and BP have made a new gas discovery at the Bashrush well on the North El Hammad license offshore Egypt.
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  • Eni Ups Potential of Vietnam Discovery

    Ken Bau 2X hit more than 361 feet of pay in several intervals.
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  • Baker Hughes Posts Smaller US Rig Count Drop

    The number of rotary drilling rigs operating in the United States fell to 251 this week, Baker Hughes Co. reported Friday.
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  • Firms Partner in Upstream Digital Twin Tech

    Software firm AVEVA will form a digital twin alliance for the upstream oil and gas sector with two other companies.
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  • BOEM Proposes New GOM Lease Sale

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is proposing to offer approximately 78.8 million acres in a new Gulf of Mexico lease sale.
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