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  • Sound Energy to Mobilize Rig to Morocco’s Sidi Moktar

    Sound Energy to Mobilize Rig to Morocco’s Sidi Moktar

    Thursday, 20th April 2017
    The exploration potential of the Sidi Moktar licences may reach up to 9tcf gas in place in the TAGI and Paleozoic.
  • Egypt’s Petrobel Extends Contract for Saipem’s Jack-Up Rig

    Egypt’s Petrobel Extends Contract for Saipem’s Jack-Up Rig

    Monday, 6th March 2017
    The Egyptian company Petrobel has extended a contract for Saipem’s jack-up rig for work offshore in Egypt. The Company extended the contract for the Saipem-owned Perro Negro 4 jack-up drilling rig by two additional years.
  • Vietnam Demands China to Move Oil Rig From Disputed Waters

    Vietnam Demands China to Move Oil Rig From Disputed Waters

    Sunday, 10th April 2016
    Vietnam’s government said it had demanded China to remove an oil exploration rig from the Gulf of Tonkin, an area where the countries are still negotiating a delineation of control. Vietnam calls on China to stop complicating the situation with unilateral action.
  • BP to Pay $20b in Environmental Damage Over 2010 Oil Spill

    BP to Pay $20b in Environmental Damage Over 2010 Oil Spill

    Thursday, 7th April 2016
    In the largest environmental settlement in the US history, oil and gas giant BP will pay over $20b to the American government over damages caused by an rig explosion and oil spill on April 20, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • US Oil&Gas Rig Count Drops to Record Lows

    US Oil&Gas Rig Count Drops to Record Lows

    Sunday, 13th March 2016
    The number of rigs drilling for oil and natural gas in the United States has fallen to the lowest level since at least 1940. In spite of the decline, oil and gas production has been surprisingly resilient.
  • Norway’s Statoil Ends China Oil Rig Contract in the North Sea

    Norway’s Statoil Ends China Oil Rig Contract in the North Sea

    Monday, 7th March 2016
    Norway's Statoil has decided to end its contract with the China Oilfield Services Limited, or COSL, which operates a drilling rig in the North Sea over unsatisfactory performance.
  • NOSPCO to Issue New Tender for Rig

    NOSPCO to Issue New Tender for Rig

    Wednesday, 16th September 2015
    Egypt Oil & Gas learned that North Sinai Petroleum Company (NOSPCO) issued a tender to hire a new rig to execute the company's plan for the current fiscal year in the Western Desert.
  • Agiba to Issue New Tender for Rig

    Agiba to Issue New Tender for Rig

    Wednesday, 16th September 2015
    Agiba Petroleum Company is preparing to launch a tender to hire a new drilling rig to execute its plan for the current fiscal year in the Eastern Desert concession area.
  • Khalda Issues Tender for a New Rig

    Khalda Issues Tender for a New Rig

    Sunday, 13th September 2015
    Egypt Oil & Gas learned that Khalda issued a new tender to lease a rig for the company's operations in the Western Desert.
  • Petroalam Issues a New Tender for Rigs

    Petroalam Issues a New Tender for Rigs

    Sunday, 13th September 2015
    Egypt Oil & Gas learned that Petralam has issued a tender to lease a new rig for drilling in the Red Sea. The decision comes in light of the company's plan to boost its production of both crude oil and natural gas. that Petralam has issued a tender to lease a new rig for drilling in the Red Sea.