Turnkey management allows operators to manage drilling risk

09/21/1998
Jerry Greenberg Freelance writer Houston Turnkey drilling services offer a viable method for operators to better manage drilling risks and reduce costs. In the future, they may be able to utilize drilling management contractor services for complete field development programs. The offshore turnkey drilling industry remained a high-margin, low-volume business until about 1993 when turnkey drillers began to realize bidding prices were not competitive with most operators' internal cost estimates. Increasing market share could only be achieved by reducing margins to match the real competition, which is the operator's AFE (authority for expenditure). Since then, the number of...
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