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  1. Cypriot government to challenge Turkey's drilling plans

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    Fri, 10 Feb 2012

    The government of the Republic of Cyprus plans to protest any exploratory drilling for oil and gas in the Turkish-occupied northern part of the politically divided island. “We are investigating the issue, and have already

  2. Cuban well affects US, Florida

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    Mon, 12 Mar 2012

    Despite its growing population and burgeoning demand for energy, Florida for decades has prevented drilling for oil and gas off its shores. But now the Sunshine State's worst nightmare is coming true—an oil well is being drilled 70 miles

  3. Deloitte: Drilling up offshore the UK, down off Norway

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    Mon, 15 Oct 2012

    Offshore drilling for oil and natural gas is rebounding in the UK and declining in Norway, according to a quarterly report by Deloitte. Across all of Northwest

  4. Rig activity drops as oil prices decline

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    Mon, 21 Sep 1998

    During July, the number of rigs drilling for oil and gas worldwide fell to 1 ..... According to Baker Hughes, drilling for oil has also declined in the U ..... Aug. 14, 1998, 299 rigs were drilling for oil and 568 rigs for natural gas

  5. Offshore drilling

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    Fri, 29 Oct 1999

    Drilling pledge Vice President Al Gore has pledged that, if elected President, he would ban any new offshore drilling for oil and gas along the California and Florida coasts. The Clinton administration had prohibited new leasing, but not

  6. MMS: Record number of rigs now drilling in Gulf of Mexico's ultradeep water

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    Fri, 5 Mar 2004

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Mar. 5 -- A record number of drilling rigs currently a total of 12 are drilling for oil and gas in the ultradeep waters (5,000 ft or deeper) of the Gulf of Mexico, according to the US Minerals Management Service

  7. HORIZONTAL NIOBRARA PLAY PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION

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    Mon, 11 Nov 1991

    Petzet Exploration Editor Caution and careful planning are the watchwords for operators in their approach to horizontal drilling for oil in Upper Cretaceous Niobrara chalk in Colorado and Wyoming. Despite its geologic age equivalence with the Austin

  8. US firms' reported earnings dip in second quarter

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    rigs reached 1,861 for the month of June, up from 1,761 a year earlier, according to Baker Hughes Inc. Rigs drilling for oil climbed to a historic high of 1,545 at the end of the second quarter, while the number of gas rigs shrank to 314

  9. Texas Petro Index sets record for 7th straight month

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    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    of the market has come with the increased focus on oil exploration and production. Today, 92% of active rigs are drilling for oil . The other expansion that has occurred since the turn of the millennium, during 2003-08, was principally driven

  10. Texas Petro Index sets record for 7th straight month

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    Mon, 4 Aug 2014

    of the market has come with the increased focus on oil exploration and production. Today, 92% of active rigs are drilling for oil . The other expansion that has occurred since the turn of the millennium, during 2003-08, was principally driven

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