offshore rig

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drilling rig consisting of an offshore platform (floating or fixed to the sea bed) from which many oil wells can be bored radially

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The comprehensive service includes data and analysis of the historical, current and projected offshore rig fleets.
With differentiated technology, an intense customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries via 39 teleports, including offshore rigs and cruise ships, 10,000+ maritime vessels and 4,500+ terrestrial sites.
The outlook for the offshore rig industry just got a little gloomier as oil explorers abruptly end more drilling contracts while rig owners further delay construction on new vessels to save much-needed cash during the worst market crash in a generation.
5% of total revenue, with the deployment of 'Al-Jassra' and 'Leshat' offshore rigs in the second and fourth quarters of 2013 respectively; 'Msheireb' offshore rig in the second quarter of 2014; a new accommodation lift-boat 'Rumailah', in the third quarter of 2014, and to favourable extensions for three rolled-over offshore contracts covering the rigs 'Al-Doha', 'Al-Zubarah' and 'Al-Rayyan' during 2013.
Overview and analysis of the global offshore rig construction market to 2016
BP expects to spend $1 billion on two projects, including an offshore rig, in the region over the next seven years.
A team of scientists trying to determine how much oil has been flowing since the offshore rig Deepwater Horizon exploded on April 20 and sank two days later found the rate was more than twice and possibly up to five times as high as previously thought.
In late 2007, the Group acquired 28 per cent equity interests in Goldman Offshore Design LLC (Goldman Offshore), which in turn holds 25 per cent interest in Friede & Goldman Group, an internationally renowned offshore rig engineering and design firm, with 60 years of experience.
He was snatched from a supply vessel after 30 rebels in speedboats attacked an offshore rig.
The jack-up offshore rig Irish Sea Pioneer is due in the yard's No 5 dry dock .
The Norwegian energy group Norsk Hydro, operator of the Heimdal gas field in the North Sea, has awarded a contract worth one billion Norwegian Kroner for the construction of a new offshore rig to the Norwegian company Heerema and its Dutch subsidiary.
GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Offshore Rig Construction Market to 2016 and Current Rig Deployment Scenario - Rig Designs Promoting Better Safety Conformation and Increased Operational Capabilities being Key to Newbuild Orders.
The international offshore rig count for February 2018 was 194, down 2 from the 196 counted in January 2018, and down 6 from the 200 counted in February 2017.
Offshore rig contract award: Bentec will build its first complete drilling rig for Nobel Oil Ltd for offshore operations in the Caspian Sea, off the coast of Azerbaijan.
BP has announced a five-year contract for Maersk Training to handle a significant part of its offshore rig crew training.
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