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Offshore Europe keynotes to address post-Macondo challenges, sustaining market upswing

Posted on 07 August 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

The industry’s post-Macondo challenges and initiatives and long-term planning for the North Sea drilling market…

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3D rig tool provides interactive learning experience

Posted on 07 August 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

The Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX) at the University of Texas at Austin has launched the 3D Interactive Offshore Oil Rig…

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Keppel delivers jackup to Mexico’s CP Latina

Posted on 06 August 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Keppel FELS has delivered La Santa Maria, a KFELS B-class jackup, to Constructora y Perforadora LATINA (CP LATINA), a private Mexican energy company…

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Seadrill places new order for two jackups

Posted on 31 July 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Seadrill has entered into new contracts for the construction of two high-specification jackup drilling rigs at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore (DSIC Offshore) in China…

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Shelf Drilling targets Southeast Asia as key growth area

Posted on 24 July 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

When it was incorporated in late 2012, Shelf Drilling had a fleet of 38 rigs, acquired from Transocean, with 31 of them in operation…

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BP shares 8 steps for safe lifting operations

Posted on 24 July 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

Within BP operations, every lift requires a lift plan – no exceptions. At the 2013 API Offshore Safe Lifting Conference on 17 July in Houston, Kevin Boyle…

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IADC crane stats point to need to improve roustabout training

Posted on 24 July 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

The roustabout position accounted for 32.24% of total recordable incidents and 32.5% of lost-time incidents (LTIs) in the US offshore, according to IADC…

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Danos targets effective JSAs, use of stop work authority in lifting training

Posted on 24 July 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

Data trends continue to indicate that, when it comes to crane and lifting incidents in the drilling industry…

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Sonic LWD service delivers real-time data in deepwater, unconventional formations

Posted on 24 July 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

Halliburton’s Sperry Drilling Services has added a new azimuthal and ultrasonic service to its sonic…

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New sand control tool combines frac-pack, gravel-pack systems for extreme environments

Posted on 24 July 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

Increased operational efficiency and improved production ratings were the drivers behind Baker…

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