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  1. NOCs assemble, employ rig fleets

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Jul 2006

    jack ups, 4 semisubmersibles, and 6 platform rigs . Four of these rigs were drilling in ..... one jack up, three semisubs), one platform rig involved in production, and all the ..... jack up); Nabors Offshore Inc. (1 platform rig ); Noble Drilling Services Inc

  2. Worldwide drilling surges ahead

    Magazine Articles

    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

  3. Rig rates, drilling activity, spending increasing worldwide

    Magazine Articles

    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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. U. S. BRIEFS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Dec 1991

    semisubmersible rigs, 14 lack ups, one drillship, and three platform rigs . The deal is expected to close in January 1992, pending ..... awarded a construction contract to Dreco Inc. The 750 hp platform rig , designed to rig up in 24 hr under normal conditions, will

  9. DRILLING MARKET FOCUS: Companies report positive first-quarter 2007 results

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 May 2007

    drilling tenders, 3 inland barges, and 1 platform rig (Table 1). Click here to enlarge ..... Mexico. Nabors Offshore is building one platform rig (Super Sundowner XX). Several drillers ..... well service rigs, and 65 offshore platform rigs . Nabors will take possession of 58

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

    Online Articles

    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.

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