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  1. Kazakhs impound Parker's Sunkar barge rig

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Aug 2004

    impounded a Caspian Sea-based drilling barge over allegations of about $6 million in ..... the world's only arctic class drilling barge rig (Fig. 1). It was initially mobilized ..... belongs to the state anyway." Parker Barge Rig 257, "Sunkar," arrived in Kazakhstan

  2. Mississippi River barge dock receiving product

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 May 2000

    TransMontaigne Inc., Denver, started up a new barge dock near Baton Rouge, La., that will ..... Colonial's pipeline system. Installed was a barge dock consisting of a metering skid, emissions ..... line (multigrade service) to receive barge deliveries traveling to the tank farm for

  3. Oil Search, Syntroleum launch GTL study for barge in Papua New Guinea

    Online Articles

    Mon, 2 Aug 2004

    build and operate a gas-to-liquids barge in Papua New Guinea using Syntroleum ..... liquids. Syntroleum developed the GTL barge concept based upon criteria first explored ..... would be required for the proposed GTL barge near the Gulf of Papua.

  4. Arctic barge rig departs Russia for Caspian drilling program

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jul 1999

    Parker Drilling. A newly upgraded arctic barge rig owned by Parker Drilling Co., Tulsa ..... converted it to "the world`s largest barge rig capable of drilling in the harsh environment ..... our fleet and is the only arctic-class barge rig in the world. The rig and project

  5. Market watch: Friday's barge explosion raises energy futures prices

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Feb 2003

    Senior Writer HOUSTON, Feb. 24 -- An explosion Friday aboard a barge carrying 100,000 bbl of unleaded gasoline in New York Harbor also ..... to a daily high of $6.70(/Mcf) as news of the gasoline barge explosion fueled some panic buying, before settling back somewhat


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Nov 1992

    OPIL) moved in its DB Hercules derrick barge last September and began installation of ..... Inc. (OPI), Houston, transferred the barge to Malaysia from the Middle East. It is ..... hired OPI's DLB 423 derrick/pipelay barge for installation of pipelines and risers


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Aug 1991

    A derrick barge operated by a unit of McDermott International Inc., New Orleans, capsized ..... senior safety officer-didn't survive," a McDermott official said. The barge was under contract to ACT Group, a combine of Agip (Overseas) Ltd

  8. Reel-barge saves time in GOM gathering-line pipelay

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 May 2000

    130 ft from the Chickasaw reel pipelay barge . Global Industries, operator of the Chickasaw ..... environments. Shifting operations The reel lay barge Chickasaw can spool up to 45 miles of 4 ..... inspection operations from an offshore pipelay barge to an onshore spool-base facility. Stalks

  9. Statoil orders LNG barge for Snøhvit field

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Jul 2002

    LNG export facility.(OGJ Online, Mar. 12, 2002). The barge , scheduled for completion in August 2003, will house about ..... year of LNG will be shipped out from the floating plant. The barge will be 154 m long, 54 m wide, and 9 m high. It will have

  10. Work barge ready for gulf work

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 1997

    McDermott Inc., Morgan City, La., has upgraded its Derrick Barge 16 to take advantage of construction opportunities in the deepwater ..... with AC switchgear and MCC/SCR control house. The modified barge underwent sea trials in this summer in the Gulf of Mexico

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