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  1. FLOATING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS HIT STRIDE IN NORTH SEA FIELDS

    Magazine Articles

    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

  2. MARKET WATCH Energy prices retreat in profit-taking

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    Mon, 3 Oct 2005

    New York. Two of Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.'s semisubmersible rigs , the Ocean Saratoga and the Ocean Star, broke free ..... Sedita said. Transocean Inc.'s Transocean Marianas semisubmersible rig sustained damage to its mooring system and drifted 140

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

    Magazine Articles

    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

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

    Magazine Articles

    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

  5. SHELL MARKS PROGRESS IN DEEPWATER GULF

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Nov 1995

    Sonat Richardson. Both are fourth generation, deepwater semisubmersible rigs , and both are working under present contracts with SOI ..... three gas producers and one for oil - using the Concord semisubmersible rig . Popeye lies in 2,000 ft of water (13394 bytes

  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. Vastar uses technology, strategy to compete with majors in deep water

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 Dec 1998

    King well, on Mississippi Canyon Block 764. Shown here is Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.'s Ocean Victory semisubmersible rig drilling the well late last year. Photo courtesy of Vastar. Pamela S. Pierce, vice-president of business

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

    Magazine Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    Fri, 14 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 to

  10. Repsol to allow US inspections of semisubmersible bound for Cuba

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 24 Oct 2011

    scheduled to begin exploratory drilling in Cuban waters, has offered US agencies an opportunity to inspect the semisubmersible rig and its equipment before it arrives at the well site, US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE

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