So many issues, so many opinions. These eight questions are your chance to have your say and find out what others are saying about the offshore drilling industry.
A little over a year ago, Awilco Drilling was just a company with two old North Sea semisubs. Now they’re on the offensive.
It’s only February, but Shelf has done the deal of the year so far. And China gets some relief for their stranded jackup headache.
Noble scores big (again) in newbuild jackup acquisition.
It’s gotta stop at some point. And it will. There’s more excitement coming.
A great start, a disturbing ending, and a lot of excitement. Here's our 2018 recap.
You could say offshore rig owners dug themselves a deeper hole, but that could be misleading.
There’s still over 50 newbuild jackups stranded in Chinese shipyards. It’s the end of 2018, and nobody knows when or how many of those rigs are coming to the market.
The current fundamentals in the market aren’t driving values; buyers are. As deepwater drillship transactions keep trickling in, values are likely to climb further.
The offshore rig market needed consolidation, and it got it in one mega dose. The merger between Ensco and Rowan will change the entire offshore drilling industry.
Someone other than Borr has finally acquired a newbuild jackup. And other established rig owners are likely to follow.
Ocean Rig monetizes their fleet while Transocean gets bigger. Both parties can call it a win.
There just aren’t enough new rigs to meet long-term drilling requirements in the North Sea and Canada. More newbuilds are coming.
Saudi Aramco just gave the jackup market a shot of adrenaline. Rig owners should be loving what they’re seeing.
Wintershall awards six-well contract to Northern Drilling's newbuild CS-60 harsh environment semisub, West Mira.