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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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Huisman opens 380-meter quayside in China

Posted on 26 June 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Huisman has opened a new 380-meter quayside at its production facility in Zhangzhou, China, under its subsidiary Huisman China…

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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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Cimarex enters joint development agreement with Chevron

Posted on 25 June 2013 in News, Onshore Advances

Cimarex Energy has entered into an agreement with Chevron USA, a subsidiary of Chevron Corp, for the joint development of their combined Delaware Basin…

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Maersk Drilling hires DNV for software quality assurance

Posted on 21 June 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Maersk Drilling and DNV have entered into a contract to quality assure the software for Maersk Drilling’s new CJ70 jackups…

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Seadrill orders two high-spec jackups for delivery in 2015 and 2016

Posted on 20 June 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, The Offshore Frontier

Seadrill Limited has entered into contracts for the construction of two high-specification jackups…

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Dolphin Drilling unveils new deepwater drillship

Posted on 19 June 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, The Offshore Frontier

Aberdeen-based Dolphin Drilling, one of the oldest and largest independent drilling contracting companies in the North Sea, unveiled its new 751-ft ultra deepwater rig…

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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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Atwood Oceanics secures contract for Atwood Achiever ultra-deepwater drillship

Posted on 12 June 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Atwood Oceanics has been awarded a drilling services contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Atwood Achiever by a subsidiary…

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