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  1. INDUSTRY BRIEFS

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    Mon, 22 May 1995

    strategy to concentrate on third and fourth generation semisubmersible rigs and heavy duty jack ups. This strategy recently led ..... contract to Transocean AS to charter the Kingsnorth Explorer semisubmersible rig to drill a well on its Pierce discovery on U.K. North

  2. Industry promotes surface BOPs for floating drilling operations

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    Mon, 16 Dec 2002

    a second generation semisubmersible rig , to drill wells with ..... or fifth-generation semisubmersible rigs , using subsea BOP stacks ..... and third-generation semisubmersible rigs . Goodfellow said Sepco ..... or fifth-generation semisubmersible rigs . Goodfellow said

  3. FLOATING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS HIT STRIDE IN NORTH SEA FIELDS

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    Mon, 23 May 1994

    likely using a converted semisubmersible rig or floating production vessel ..... project. It used a converted semisubmersible rig , later replaced by a newer ..... of suitable second hand semisubmersible rigs has made converted semis

  4. DRILLING MARKET FOCUS: New semisub orders exceed $13 billion

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    Mon, 19 Jun 2006

    year prior, and up 238% from 5 years prior. Of the 54 semisubmersible rigs capable of working in water deeper than 4,000 ft ..... s GM-4000 design. The ORS Pioneer is the first semisubmersible rig that the Yantai Raffles yard has built. In November 2005

  5. PLENTY OF ACTION LEFT IN NORTHERN EUROPE'S MIDDLE-AGED OFFSHORE

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    Mon, 15 Aug 1994

    June 20, p. 16). BP Exploration currently has three semisubmersible rigs in the West of Shetland area. They are drilling appraisal ..... the region. Texaco chartered the Sonat Arcade Frontier semisubmersible rig to drill the Sula Sgeir prospect on Block 202/12

  6. WoodMac: NW Europe operators' drilling plans for 1997

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    Mon, 24 Feb 1997

    Wood Mackenzie predicts demand for semisubmersible rigs in Northwest Europe will outstrip ..... Dec. 2, 1996, p. 25). " Semisubmersible rig utilization in the North Sea area ..... rescheduled." The analyst expects semisubmersible rig demand in Northwest Europe to amount

  7. JIT found possible operating lapses on Macondo rig, panel told

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    Mon, 24 Oct 2011

    omission by Transocean Ltd. and the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible rig 's crew reduced opportunities to limit the April 20 ..... explosion and fire that killed 11 people and sunk the semisubmersible rig , on-board operating deficiencies may have contributed

  8. NW Europe's offshore operators filling in development puzzle

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    Mon, 11 Nov 1996

    David Knott Senior Editor John Shaw semisubmersible rig drilled an oil strike for Amerada ..... 2a, with Sedco 707 converted semisubmersible rig producing oil directly into Stena ..... the world's longest well from a semisubmersible rig , with the eighth development well

  9. SAKHALIN RMR-Conclusion: Riserless mud-recovery system used in Sakhalin wells

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    Mon, 7 May 2007

    drilled the top hole sections of two wells off Sakhalin Island using a riserless mud-recovery system from a semisubmersible rig . Part 1 of this series, published Apr. 23, describes how the RMR system was designed and organized. This

  10. Unocal Indonesia Co., Diamond Offshore ink drilling contract

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    Mon, 10 Mar 2003

    contract agreement valued at $44 million with Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc., Houston, for the Ocean Baroness semisubmersible rig to drill off Indonesia for an estimated 400 days. Subject to final Indonesian government approvals, Ocean Baroness

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