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  1. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 17 Jun 2013

    one of Atwood's subsidiaries for use of the Atwood Beacon jack up rig , currently working offshore Israel under a contract expected ..... contracts for the construction and operation of two tailor-made jack up rigs to be used for drilling at Gullfaks and Oseberg oil fields

  2. North Sea drilling fleets poised for action

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    Mon, 19 Apr 2004

    advanced harsh environment jack up rig was delivered to the North Sea ..... generation harsh environment jack up rig , dubbed the Mærsk XL2, is ..... deeper than today's largest jack up rigs . The rigs have 2,500 sq ..... Offshore UK Ltd. has seven jack up rigs in the North Sea, including

  3. Gulf of Mexico oil service sector showing signs of an upturn

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    Mon, 6 May 2002

    expect that the premium Gulf of Mexico jack up rigs [capable of drilling in water depths ..... 2002, p. 7). Signs of improvement Jack up rig utilization bottomed in mid-December ..... day rate direction for the lower-end jack up rigs is less certain," Simmons & Co. said

  4. A new semisubmersible unit

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Aug 2009

    simply use an already proven product—some of the many jack up rigs stacked along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. Offshore rigs ..... report to the air base where the cover photo of a Gorilla jack up rig caught the eye of a general who thought the unit would make

  5. IHS: Past hurricane damage, disruptions less than expected

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    Tue, 10 Jun 2008

    Site-assessment guidance for identifying the best seafloor and soil conditions for jack up rigs and determining where a particular jack up rig can be located during hurricane season. MMS suggested drilling contractors increase the number

  6. OFFSHORE DATA BASE SHOWS DECLINE IN RIG ACCIDENTS

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    Mon, 16 Sep 1991

    rigs, the number of jack up rig accidents/number of jack ups, and the number of jack up rig accidents caused by seabed problems/number of jack up rigs . Seabed accidents include ..... accidents over time. Jack up rigs are shown to have fewer

  7. Drilling Report Technology trends, energy prices affect worldwide rig activity

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    Mon, 25 Sep 1995

    service, and 1 was in the shipyard. Jack up rigs had a similar utilization rate of 86 ..... slightly from the 1994 averages. Jack ups Jack up rig demand remained relatively strong this ..... weak natural gas prices. In July, 116 jack up rigs were under contract in the Gulf, compared

  8. World drilling market absorbing new jack ups

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    Mon, 20 Dec 2004

    Rig rates Contract rates for jack up rigs have risen higher than $50 ..... ultra-harsh environment jack up rigs built on spec by Hyundai Heavy ..... takes the name of another jack up rig previously owned by Perforadora ..... Continuing construction Sixteen jack up rigs are under construction currently

  9. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 29 Sep 2003

    image null Click here to enlarge image null Industry Trends JACK UP RIG day rates across much of the world are on the increase. Houston ..... Africa climbed 2.4% to a SCORE of 46.6. The SCORE for jack up rigs worldwide improved by 0.8% to 44.2, while semisubmersibles

  10. SPECIAL REPORT: Deep water, deep drilling stimulate Gulf of Mexico

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    Mon, 11 Jun 2007

    speculation that day rates for jack up rigs will increase in the second ..... Mexico day rates for jack up rigs “appear to be stabilizing ..... report Mexico’s jack up rig market has remained ..... target market for gulf jack up rigs and possibly deepwater

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