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  1. 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

  2. SHELL MARKS PROGRESS IN DEEPWATER GULF

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    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

  3. Big floating production unit en route to Congo

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Apr 1996

    field's two wellhead platforms. At far right is a semisubmersible rig drilling development wells under a tender assisted operation ..... support 32 wells. Development wells will be drilled by semisubmersible rigs under a tender assisted operation, with all oil and

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

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

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    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

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

    Magazine Articles

    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

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