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Noble selects Sonardyne emergency BOP control system for Noble Globetrotter II

Posted on 29 August 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

Sonardyne International Ltd has been awarded a contract by Noble Corp to supply a wireless acoustic emergency BOP control…

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TWMA, operators in Norway coordinate efforts for offshore drilling waste management on NCS

Posted on 29 August 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

TWMA, a provider of specialized services for the international onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, has begun…

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Statoil to drill nine exploration wells in Barents Sea

Posted on 28 August 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil will drill nine wells during a non-stop 2013 Norwegian Barents exploration campaign, increasing its Arctic activities…

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Aker Solutions to deliver 6 drilling equipment packages to drillships in Brazil

Posted on 27 August 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract to supply drilling equipment packages for six deepwater drillships..

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Petrobras makes oil discovery in ultra-deepwater in Sergipe-Alagoas Basin

Posted on 27 August 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Petrobras has confirmed the presence of good quality oil and gas in the BM-SEAL-10 block…

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Permian Basin, East Texas provide initial fields for new-design land rig

Posted on 23 August 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

Globe Energy Services has designed a five-axle land rig providing quick rig-up/rig-down operations, a mast with 116 ft of clearance and an adjustable…

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Enhanced intelligent well system reduces need for well intervention

Posted on 23 August 2012 in Completing the Well, News

Superior Energy Services (SES) has introduced a new generation of its Hydraulic Actuated Well Completion (HAWC) system…

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IADC criticizes BSEE policy for citing drilling contractors

Posted on 23 August 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC has issued a criticism of the Interim Policy Document issued last week by the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)…

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Helix Well Ops expands well intervention fleet for Europe, Africa

Posted on 23 August 2012 in Completing the Well, Global and Regional Markets, News

Helix Well Ops UK, a business unit of Helix Energy Solutions Group, is expanding its European and African well…

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Diamond orders moored semi for 2014 delivery

Posted on 23 August 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News

Diamond Offshore Drilling announced last week that a subsidiary has entered into a contract with Singapore’s Jurong Shipyard to build a moored…

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