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  1. US drilling continues climb to 1,158 rotary rigs

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    Fri, 9 Mar 2001

    utilization rate was 92.1% compared with 92.2% for last week. ODS-Petrodata also reported 248 offshore platform rigs under contract worldwide for an 80% utilization rate. The offshore platform rig count was the same as last week.

  2. Drilling Market Focus: Singapore leads in current jack up construction

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Jan 2005

    and transferred three older ENSCO rigs, a jack up and two platform rigs , to Keppel FELS. Its sister rig, the ENSCO 106 jack up ..... It operates two jack ups (Tam Dao; Cuu Long) and one platform rig through Russo-Vietnamese joint venture Vietsovpetro. The

  3. Rig rates, drilling activity, spending increasing worldwide

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    Mon, 15 Nov 2004

    12 US-based platform rigs . Only half of the platform rig fleet had been ..... our offshore platform rig business has ..... had six active platform rigs exposed to Hurricane ..... The ENSCO 25 platform rig sustained damage

  4. SIX LAND RIGS DESTINED FOR COLOMBIA

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jan 1992

    expected to cost $7 million/rig. Elsewhere, a new H&P platform rig , Rig 108, began operations last month under a 3 year contract ..... Including the new Rig 108, H&P also operates nine offshore platform rigs and 35 land rigs in the U.S. PARKER RIGS Two Parker rigs

  5. SHELL POISED FOR GULF DEEPWATER INSTALLATION

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Apr 1995

    drilling services contract, H&P also plans to construct a platform rig for Ram-Powell TLP That unit, Rig 203, is to be built ..... Upon completion of Rigs 201 and 203, H&P will have 10 platform rigs operating in the Gulf of Mexico and three off California

  6. Drilling Market Focus: Chinese build rigs, drillers venture abroad

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    Mon, 18 Jul 2005

    3,000 hp). 1 The Huizhou 19-3 platform rig was designed for the CACT Operators Group ..... produces many land rigs, a few offshore platform rigs , but almost no mobile offshore drilling ..... and is starting to construct offshore platform rigs . The company sold rigs to Great Wall

  7. DRILLING MARKET FOCUS: Bentec expands options with new AC drawworks

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 14 Aug 2006

    also recently tendered bids for platform rigs in Iran, said Singer. The prototype ..... Click here to enlarge image But platform rig projects have large financial exposures ..... company KCA Deutag operates 34 platform rigs and 62 land rigs. New drawworks

  8. Worldwide drilling surges ahead

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    Mon, 26 Sep 2005

    significant damage. Helmerich & Payne’s platform Rig 201 was smashed on the Mars TLP in Mississippi ..... KCA Deutag launched a new 4,600-hp platform rig in January. The rig was assembled in ..... Parker sold five jack ups and four platform rigs in the Gulf of Mexico to Hercules Assets

  9. Reed: U.S. rig fleet indicators on the rise

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 Oct 1997

    two newly built rigs during this time, a barge rig and a platform rig . The supply of silicon-controlled rectifier/electric ..... semisubmersibles and drill ships) increased by six to 28. Offshore platform rigs increased by three to 42. Bottom-supported rigs (jack

  10. INDUSTRY BRIEFS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 19 May 1997

    Corp., both of Houston. Hercules Rig owns seven jack up rigs and three self-erecting platform rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as a platform rig on bareboat charter to a firm in Brazil. Hercules Offshore, a drilling contractor, is

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