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Statoil, ExxonMobil: Tanzania Natural Gas Find is Significant

The drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon and support vessels at the Zafarani location. (Photo: Statoil/Heine Melkevik) Statoil and ExxonMobil announced today that the recent discovery of natural gas off the coast of Tanzania has proven to be a rather significant find, further solidfying East Africa’s prospect of becoming an exporter of liquefied natural gas to Asian […]

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Songa Wins $2.66 Billion Offshore Drilling Contract with Statoil

Songa Eclipse, image courtesy Songa Offshore OSLO -(Dow Jones)- Norwegian offshore drilling operator Songa Offshore SE (SONG.OS) Friday said it has been awarded a rig contract from Statoil ASA (STO) worth $2.66 billion for two newbuild cat D semi-submersible rigs, a type of rig which is specially designed to get more out of mature fields. […]

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