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  1. Oilexco reports Brenda oil find in North Sea

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    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. 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

  3. 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

  4. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 31 Jul 2000

    were working, boosting total utilization to 83.3%, with 535 mobile offshore rigs under contract. THE PICKUP IN NORTH SEA DRILLING is luring back drilling contractors previously put off by high costs. Rowan is planning to return there and is building

  5. Deepwater drilling remains steady worldwide

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    Mon, 17 Nov 2003

    Mississippi Canyon. North Sea John Crum, executive vice-president North Sea for Apache Corp., is upbeat about North Sea drilling . Oil discoveries from "fallow" North Sea assets (those which have lain idle for 4 years or longer) could potentially

  6. Services/Suppliers

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    Mon, 3 Nov 2003

    control cabins. The company pioneered microprocessor and computer applications in drilling instrumentation in 1977 for North Sea drilling contractors. Union Drilling Inc. Pittsburgh, Pa., has announced the promotion of CFO Christopher D. Strong

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

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    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


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Jan 1994

    satellites were announced recently (OGJ, Dec. 13, 1993, p. 24). DRILLING DECLINE Mackay blamed the drop in North Sea drilling on low oil prices, increasing attractiveness of other oil provinces, and maturity of the North Sea arena. The

  9. Watching the World Next: A fifth generation semi

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    Mon, 29 Apr 1996

    example, Mitchell said, two units operating in Southeast Asia, the Jack Bates and West Delta semis, are booked for North Sea drilling in the next 6 months. Rig shortage Mitchell said there has been a shortage of semis in the North Sea for the last


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 31 Oct 1994

    horizontal drilling program in the Oseberg field is one of the most comprehensive horizontal drilling programs in the North Sea . Drilling is conducted from two platforms: the C platform in the northern part of the field and the B platform in the southern

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