Transocean is a leading international provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells.The company specializes in technically demandling sectors of the global offshore drilling business with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh environment drilling services, and believes that it operates one of the most versatile offshore drilling fleets in the world. Building on More than 50 year of experience,our employees are focused on safety and premier offshore drilling performance.
Transocean traces its roots to onshore drilling operations, where T.S. “Stoney” Stoneman began his career as a draftsman and then a landman before joining the Danciger Oil & Refining Company of Fort Worth, Texas in 1926.Mr. Stoneman bought the company’s first drilling rig, paying for it with a personal check and putting it on his expense report. He would later play key leadership roles in pioneering offshore drilling with The Offshore Company.