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EIA report: North American growth helps boost global oil production to record levels

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The Middle East still ranked as the world’s No. 1 crude oil producer in 2012, but growth in North American crude…

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Maersk Drilling: Angola and Nigeria are focal points in strong West African market

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Significant development campaigns, particularly in Angola and Nigeria, continue to drive aggressive growth in…

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Rig briefs: Atwood orders new drillship, KCA Deutag wins new contracts

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

An Atwood Oceanics subsidiary has entered into a turnkey construction contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and…

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New Energy in Depth website consolidates shale information

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

A new Energy in Depth (EID) website has been launched that brings together EID’s various state and regional programs and leverages social and digital…

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UK HSE report: Reportable hydrocarbon releases nearly halved over three years

Posted on 14 June 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News

The UK oil and gas industry has achieved a 48% reduction in the number of reportable hydrocarbon releases over three years, the…

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Rig briefs: KCA DEUTAG awarded contract worth up to $2.2 billion; Keppel delivers Super A Class jackup

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

KCA DEUTAG has been awarded a contract with Statoil for the management, operation and maintenance of two…

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BSEE to establish Ocean Energy Safety Institute for collaborative research, shared learning

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) will establish an independent Ocean Energy…

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DC-sponsored LAGCOE 2013 technical program available online

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The LAGCOE 2013 program schedule, sponsored by Drilling Contractor, is now available online. The event will be held 22-24…

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Statoil discovers oil in Grane field in the North Sea

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil and its partners are in the process of concluding drilling operations in exploration well 25/11-27 in the Grane Unit…

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BP to add $1 billion investment, two rigs to Alaska North Slope

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

BP is planning to add US $1 billion in new investment and two drilling rigs to its Alaska North Slope fields over the next five years…

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