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Rowan announces contract with Shell for Rowan Viking

Rowan Companies plc has announced that the Rowan Viking, an N-Class ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig, has been awarded a five well programme by Shell UK Limited for plugging and abandonment work on the Goldeneye platform in the Central North Sea. 


OMV acquires Shell’s upstream business in New Zealand

OMV, the international integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, has agreed to acquire Shell’s Upstream business in New Zealand comprising joint venture interests in Pohokura (48%), the largest gas producing field in New Zealand, and Maui (83.75%) as well as related infrastructure for production, storage and transportation.


Shell extends Jacobs' contract in Alberta

This contract award builds on Jacobs momentum of securing several significant maintenance and turnarounds contracts in North America this past year.


BP makes two new North Sea discoveries

The new exploration discoveries are Capercaillie, which it a 100% owner of, and Achmelvich, which it has a majority stake in.