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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. PLANNING AND WELL EVALUATIONS IMPROVE HORIZONTAL DRILLING RESULTS

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    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

  5. Can the E&P industry avoid future shock?

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    Mon, 8 Sep 1997

    the remarkable shift toward integrated services. Today, industry sources estimate that nearly two-thirds of all North Sea drilling is done on an integrated basis. Worldwide, the estimates range from 20% to 40%. The future could bring more

  6. RIG SAFETY DEPENDS ON EQUIPMENT, REGULATIONS, AND PERSONNEL

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    Mon, 5 Mar 1990

    should be anticipated wherever possible, and the industry must react quickly when there are problems. Today in the North Sea , drilling contractors are dealing with issues such as shallow gas and diverters, high-pressure, high-temperature wells

  7. Finance/Companies news briefs, May 21

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    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

  8. Drilling contract terminations mushroom

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    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

  9. OGJ Newsletter

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    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

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

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    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

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