Rowan Resumes GOM UltraDeepwater Gas Ops

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Rowan Companies entered into a multi-well contract with McMoRan Oil & Gas Corporation LLC that includes re-entering the Blackbeard Prospect. The Gorilla IV has been committed for a minimum of 90 days, and work on Blackbeard is priced at a day rate in the mid $190s. The initial Blackbeard well was drilled to a depth of just over 30,000 feet during 2005-2006 by Rowan's first Tarzan Class jack-up, the Scooter Yeargain. Rowan's Super Gorilla class jack-up the Bob Palmer is undergoing final preparations for its initial assignment on British Petroleum's Eldorado Prospect. The rig will be drilling one or more wells targeting a depth of at least 28,000 feet.

Offshore

US Offshore Lease Sale Yields $18 Mln in High Bids

Today’s U.S. oil and gas Lease Sale 248 garnered $18,067,020 in high bids for 24 tracts covering 138,240 acres in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area, announced

Canada May Ask Far-offshore Drillers to Pay Extra

Canada may ask oil companies to contribute to the hundreds of millions of dollars or more the country has to pay to an international body if they drill far offshore,

MISC Enters Thai Offshore O&G Market

Energy related maritime solutions and services provider MISC Berhad (MISC) has made inroads into Thailand’s offshore oil and gas market for the first time.

Finance

Cochin Port Gets a Little 'Breathing Space'

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs of India, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for waiver of penal interest on Government

Asia’s Biggest Container Shipper Posts Loss

Asia’s largest container shipping company China Cosco Holdings Co  posted a net loss of Yuan7.2bn ($1.1bn) for the first six months of 2016, reversing the Yuan2bn

Hoegh LNG Profits Dip

Norway-based owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals, Höegh LNG  reported a second quarter profit after tax of US$3.5 million, down from $6.3 million in the first quarter 2016.

 
 
Maritime Security Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0675 sec (15 req/sec)