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GE unveils BOP surface control system, condition monitoring/sensing for subsea at OTC

Posted on 08 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, The Efficient Rig, The Offshore Frontier

A BOP surface control system and operator interface designed for deepwater drilling was among several technologies…

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Triyards launches premium class HPHT jackup for water depths up to 400 ft

Posted on 06 May 2013 in News, OTC, The Efficient Rig, The Offshore Frontier

With the launch of TDU-400 jackup, a new Premium Class 400 HPHT rig, Triyards Holdings Ltd. has become one of three…

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MPD deployment from floating rig positions Petrobras for ambitious campaign through 2017

Posted on 01 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

A well abandonment, along with continued incidents of kicks and losses and nonproductive time (NPT), provided the impetus…

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BSEE conducts deployment exercise of Helix capping stack system

Posted on 30 April 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) today launched an unannounced exercise to deploy…

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New Baker Hughes lab focuses on deepwater chemicals reliability

Posted on 30 April 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

Baker Hughes is further investing in the deepwater frontier with the opening of its new Upstream Chemicals Deepwater Laboratory in Houston on 25 April…

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Report: Asia Pacific deepwater expenditure to nearly double by 2017

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

A study of offshore E&P in Asia Pacific, unveiled at the Asia Offshore Technology Conference in Singapore on 16 April…

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Chevron completes 3 wells in deepwater GOM with multi-zone completion technology

Posted on 23 April 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

Chevron has successfully completed three wells in the Lower Tertiary in deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM)…

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Noble awarded contracts for two ultra-deepwater drillships

Posted on 18 April 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Noble Corp has entered into two three-year term drilling contracts with Plains Exploration & Production Co for the Noble Sam Croft and the Noble Tom Madden…

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NOSAC seeks member representing offshore industry

Posted on 10 April 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

The US Coast Guard is requesting applications from qualified candidates seeking consideration for appointment…

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BP completes flow test of Itaipu-1A well, offshore Brazil

Posted on 25 March 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

BP has completed a successful flow test of the Itaipu-1A discovery well offshore Brazil. The Itaipu-1A pre-salt well is located in block BM-C-32…

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