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Wild Well Control dispatched to GOM blowout

A blowout was reported on 23 July at well A-3 on the South Timbalier 220 block, which is operated by <b>Walter Oil & Gas</b>. Hercules Offshore’s rig 265 was …

Seadrill places new order for two jackups

<b>Seadrill</b> has entered into new contracts for the construction of two high-specification jackup drilling rigs at <b>Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore</b> …

OMV To Recruit 1,600 New Employees | Oil&Gas Eurasia

OMV, the integrated, international oil and gas company, has launched a new job initiative in response to planned growth in exploring and producing …

Major Upstream Recruitment Drive for OMV

by Jon Mainwaring<p>Rigzone Staff<p>Wednesday, July 31, 2013<p>Austria's OMV announced Wednesday that it is on a major upstream recruitment drive. The firm …

BG hits gas off Tanzania

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Personnel back on stricken Hercules rig

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Workers prepare to drill relief well in Gulf of Mexico

Workers boarded the Hercules 265 jack up rig to install gas detectors and high-capacity water jet fire monitors, officials said, adding that …

Atwood lands Equatorial Guinea work

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Hercules 265 Rig Personnel Return To Rig To Assess Damage

by Gene Lockard<p>Rigzone Staff<p>Monday, July 29, 2013<p>Personnel returned to the 265 Hercules rig after it caught fire last week following a blowout and …

Carnarvon Updates on Drilling at WBEXT-2C Well

by Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd.<p>Press Release<p>Tuesday, July 30, 2013<p>Carnarvon Petroleum Limited gave an update on drilling operations at the WBEXT-2C well …

Atwood Hunter Gets Job Offshore Equatorial Guinea

by Atwood Oceanics, Inc.<p>Press Release<p>Tuesday, July 30, 2013<p>Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling …

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US drilling rig count rises 6 units to 1,776

The US drilling rig count increased 6 units during the week ended July 26 to reach a total of 1,776 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. …

Peru: Corvina field development drilling starts

BPZ Energy Inc., Houston, has spudded the first development well on the Corvina field CX-15 platform on Block Z-1 offshore Peru.<p>Drilling and …

Third French Guiana deepwater wildcat dry

A Shell affiliate has found extensive development of the targeted sands but no indications of hydrocarbons and will plug the GM-ES-4 exploratory well …

Fire strikes Hercules rig

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Fire ignites on evacuated jack up rig in Gulf of Mexico

<i>This story was updated July 24.</i><p>A natural gas leak from an offshore well ignited a fire late on July 23 that spread to the Hercules 265 jack up rig …

AGR gains $20m MPD contract from Statoil

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Relief well planned to stop natural gas leak, rig fire in gulf

<i>This story was updated on July 25.</i> <br>Sand and sediment blocked the flow of natural gas from a well in the Gulf of Mexico that has been leaking since …

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