Home>Topics>North Sea Drilling
  1. All
  2. Online Articles
  3. Magazine Articles

North Sea Drilling

North Sea Drilling news and technical articles from Oil & Gas Journal. Search North Sea Drilling latest and archived news and articles

  1. Oilexco reports Brenda oil find in North Sea

    Online Articles

    Fri, 6 Feb 2004

    Oilexco Inc., London, reported an oil discovery with the initial well of its 100% owned UK North Sea drilling program.

  2. SPECIAL REPORT: No lulls in dynamic drilling market

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Sep 2006

    rig and supply shortages may prevent operators from achieving that number. European rig counts, driven largely by North Sea drilling , have been relatively flat for the last 7-8 years. RJ Energy Group analysts pointed to the new contracts between

  3. New ERD projects target 40,000 ft and beyond

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Oct 2006

    more cost-effective. North Sea Shell plans a single ERD well for the Barnacle field in UK Block 211/29 of the North Sea , drilling from the Brent Delta platform, Offshore247.com reported in August. The Barnacle field was discovered in 1992 with

  4. Finance/Companies news briefs, May 21

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 May 2001

    financing package is expected to total at least $250 million. Paradigm Geophysical Ltd. has completed the takeover of North Sea drilling software specialist Sysdrill Ltd. in a move to marry Paradigm's geoscience information technology with Sysdrill

  5. Turnkey management allows operators to manage drilling risk

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Sep 1998

    well at a fixed price. For example, Global Marine Integrated Services - Europe (GMIS-E), Global Marine's North Sea drilling management services company, is providing a completely outsourced drilling department to one operator. The company

  6. Centralized structure provides resource sharing, expedites company learning

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jul 1998

    organization can quickly reassign qualified professionals and share work in the organization. For instance, the North Sea drilling group manages scarce resources by developing and sharing best practices across operations in Norway, the U.K

  7. Drilling contract terminations mushroom

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Feb 1999

    equipment problems. Amoco U.K. Exploration Co. terminated its contract with Rowan Cos. Inc., Houston, for North Sea drilling with the Rowan Gorilla V. And Mobil Corp. canceled a contract on Houston-based R&B Falcon Corp.'s Jack Bates

  8. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 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

  9. Company News: Pioneer to acquire deepwater gulf, W. Texas field stakes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Apr 2002

    V. The case stems from Amoco (UK) Exploration Co. (now part of BP) terminating its long-term contract for North Sea drilling while the Super Gorilla Class jack up was still under construction. Amoco alleged a breach in equipment performance

  10. Services/Suppliers

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 29 Sep 2003

    offshore drilling industry. Transfer Systems International (TSI) provides environmental and drilling services to North Sea drilling operations. The acquisition of Nu-Tec by TSI will accelerate international growth of both companies' product

Stay Connected