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  1. WATCHING THE WORLD NORTH SEA DRILLING ON THE RISE

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Mar 1990

    the bout of "falling crude price sickness" contracted in 1986. After a couple of years of convalescence, when North Sea drilling activity started to recover, two independent examinations have pronounced the patient fully restored to the vibrant

  2. Deloitte sees 36% decline in UK North Sea drilling

    Online Articles

    Wed, 19 Oct 2011

    Drilling activity in the UK North Sea has fallen by 36% year-on-year despite an oil price of more than $100/bbl which would normally encourage increased exploration activity.

  1. Deloitte sees 36% decline in UK North Sea drilling

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 31 Oct 2011

    Drilling activity in the UK North Sea has fallen by 36% year-on-year despite an oil price of more than $100/bbl which would normally encourage increased exploration activity.

  2. ConocoPhillips awards Halliburton a North Sea drilling contract

    Online Articles

    Tue, 4 May 2004

    ConocoPhillips awarded Halliburton Co. unit Sperry-Sun Drilling Services a 3-year contract to provide North Sea integrated drilling services with two additional options for up to 3 years each.

  3. Statoil starts Norwegian North Sea drilling

    Online Articles

    Thu, 28 Dec 2006

    Statoil ASA has begun drilling exploration well 16/4-4 on the Biotitt prospect in the Norwegian North Sea using Smedvig's West Epsilon ultralarge jack up, which initially will drill four North Sea exploration wells.

  4. North Sea drilling fleets poised for action

    Online Articles

    Thu, 8 Apr 2004

    Drilling continues in the North Sea with an overall rig utilization rate of 71.4%.

  5. North Sea drilling fleets poised for action

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 19 Apr 2004

    Drilling continues in the North Sea with an overall rig utilization rate of 71.4%.

  6. Greenpeace quits occupation of UK North Sea drilling rig

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Apr 2001

    Greenpeace volunteers disembarked from a Sante Fe International Corp. rig conducting cementing operations for BG International PLC at its UK North Sea Blake field Saturday, after BG obtained an injunction against the environmental group. Work has resumed at the field on Block 13/24 in the Outer ...

  7. Maersk to use Gorilla VII in North Sea

    Online Articles

    Thu, 7 Jul 2005

    Gas AS of Denmark has awarded Rowan Cos. Inc. a 1-year contract for use of the Rowan Gorilla VII jack up in North Sea drilling beginning in August. Rowan estimates contract revenues at $65 million. The contract has a 9-month minimum work

  8. Ultrasonic processor reduces drill-cuttings size and eliminates subsea mounds

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Oct 1997

    reduction using ultrasonics eliminated a subsea clean-up and significantly reduced the environmental impact in a North Sea drilling project. Reduction in cuttings size allows for a wider areal dispersion when released into the ocean because they

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