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     // National Driller; Oct2015, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p53 

    A photograph focused on the use of diamond rig to perform drilling exploration work on a uranium claim in the U.S. in 1955 is presented.

  • Oil rig sinking off Brazil.
     // Christian Science Monitor; 3/20/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 79, p6 

    Reports on the sinking of an oil rig off of the coast of Brazil.

  • Training operators.
     // Construction Europe; Aug2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p44 

    The article reports on the opening of a 6000 meter-squared training site for drilling rig operators in Schrobenhausen, Upper Bavaria, Germany.

  • Riding Out a Hurricane on a Gulf Drilling Rig.
    Nash, Wayne // National Driller; Dec2016, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p44 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of surviving a hurricane on a Gulf drilling rig.

  • A derrickhand's last hole.
    Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 3/6/95, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p32 

    Reports on an accident involving the death of Cactus Drilling derrickhand's Marold Jensen after an entire derrick was toppled and crashed. Results of preliminary investigation; Remarks of Jensen's co-worker and best friend Pete Clark.

    Sillars, Les // Engineer (00137758); 5/24/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7795, p21 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Deepwater disaster demands slick thinking" in the previous issue.

    Kerton, Michael // Engineer (00137758); 5/24/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7795, p21 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Deepwater disaster demands slick thinking" in the previous issue.

    Collison, Alan // Engineer (00137758); 5/24/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7795, p21 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Deepwater disaster demands slick thinking" in the previous issue.

    Collison, Alan // American Gas; Aug2000, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p36 

    Presents several graphs featuring natural gas statistics and analyses for the period ending June 30, 2000. Information on oil and gas operating rigs; Number of national cooling-degree days; Statistics on United States working gas in underground storage.

    Collison, Alan // Worldwide Energy; Jan2001, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p7 

    Reports on the implementation of a multiservice network of Motorola Inc. for Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company's remote drilling rigs and offices.

  • 2002 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census.
    Collison, Alan // Pipeline & Gas Journal; Oct2002, Vol. 229 Issue 10, p72 

    Cites 'Pipeline & Gas Journals,' 2002 large directional drilling rig census which demonstrates the versatile capabilities and popularity of large directional drilling rigs. Benefits of these systems for pipeline industry; Contact information of various companies offering drilling rigs;...

  • Reaming-while-drilling keys effort to reduce tripping of long drillstrings.
    Le Blanc, Leonard // Offshore; Apr96, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p30 

    Focuses on ways to reduce tripping long drillstrings. Reaming technology; Bi-center benefits; Bi-center configuration and design; Benefits of reaming-while-drilling techniques.

  • Conoco drill cuttings becoming bricks, roadfill, and construction material.
    Le Blanc, Leonard // Offshore; Sep96, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p166 

    Discusses how oilbased drill cuttings from oil rigs are recycled as building materials. Cuttings taken from drillings from Conoco projects; Cost of disposal.

  • Alstom's Swedish plant adapts test rig for dual-fuel turbine.
    Murillo, Veronica // Offshore; Jul2002, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p94 

    Presents information on the test rig added to Alstom SA's gas turbine test plant in Sweden to examine the company's model, the dual-fuel, low-emission GT10C turbine. Features of the turbine; Percentage of Alstom's clients that are in the offshore oil and gas industry; Key drivers for gas...

  • California's offshore rigs: Safe enough to be reefs?
    Pattison, Kermit // Christian Science Monitor; 8/22/96, Vol. 88 Issue 188, p3 

    Focuses on the issues related to the plans in California to use oil rigs as artificial reefs. Chevron's removal of major platforms; Concerns of environmentalists and fishermen on the presence of the rigs.

  • Brainy bit unlocks oil reserves.
    Ward, Mark // New Scientist; 8/10/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2042, p21 

    Reports on the oil drill developed by researchers at Shell Exploration, dubbed as Neurobot, which would aid in the discovery of fossil fuels. Demand for reserves of fossil fuels; Drill's equipment with echo locator.

  • Swedish technology profiles.
    Ward, Mark // Offshore; Dec2002, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p48 

    Introduces several oil drilling equipment and services in Sweden. Performance of the rack and pinion lifts from Alimak; Development of a cleaning concept for gas turbines by Gar Turbine Efficiency; Launch of Optekon software from Glisko Optekon.

  • Drill rigs keep user informed.
    Ward, Mark // Pit & Quarry; Jan2009, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p20 

    The article evaluates the DPi top hammer drill rigs from Sandvik.

  • Well, Well, Well...
    Zackowitz, Margaret G. // National Geographic; Jul2005, Vol. 208 Issue 1, following p120 

    Presents a photograph taken in 1941 of oil derricks on Signal Hill near Long Beach.

  • Rig counts.
    Zackowitz, Margaret G. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 5/21/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 44, p10 

    A chart is presented that lists rig counts of two states in the U.S. by yearly difference.

  • Queenston Mining in Kirkland Lake.
    Stewart, Nick // Northern Ontario Business; Feb2010, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p15 

    The article offers information on the 15 million dollars exploration projects and a dozen of drill rigs of Queenston Mining Inc. in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

  • Containerized drilling introduced by Geo.
    Furlow, William // Offshore; Nov98, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p26 

    Presents information on a containerized drilling system developed by Geo Drilling. Features; Capabilities.

  • Sale of existing platforms: past, present, and future.
    Riles, Bill; Van Kirk, Myron // Offshore; Nov98, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p112 

    Discusses the history of Gulf of Mexico platform sales and examines practices and global future trends. Account of reusing drilling oil decks by major operators in the 1970s; Aspects of the early identification and marketing of candidate re-sale platforms; Storage considerations; Platform...

  • Determining the best tools for sidetracking completions.
    Briggs, Gary M. // Offshore; Nov98, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p132 

    Outlines the types of system capabilities and equipment configurations in meeting various completion requirements associated with conventional sidetracks. Completion options; System components; Parts of multi-lateral access system; Information on the retrievable tool assembly.

  • Seabed drilling fluid diverter nearing construction stage.
    Furlow, William // Offshore; Nov98, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p135 

    Presents an update on the shallow water flow (SWF) diverter joint industry project (JIP) under ABB/Vetco Gray. Founding companies of the SWF; Key component of the SWF diverter; Background on the construction; Moving to control.

  • Multiphase flow meter may force paradigm shift.
    Furlow, William // Offshore; Nov98, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p147 

    Reports that developments in the size, prize and reliability of multiphase flow meters could make them standard issue for offshore oil drilling platforms. Information conventional three-stage separators; Advantages of multiphase meters; Details on perception problems; Baseline readings.

    Furlow, William // Estates Gazette; 4/14/2012, Issue 1215, p42 

    The article reports that the Norwegian offshore oil rig company Smedvig has acquired a luxury residential development in Mayfair in London, England.

  • Matching Right Rig To Project Critical For HDD Success, Profitability.
    Griffin, Jeff // Underground Construction; Sep2000, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p52 

    Part III. Talks about the selection of the right drill rig for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) operations. Description of the size of a drilling unit; Common specifications used to categorize HDD equipment; Suggestions for considering drill rig size and matching equipment to job...

  • Needs Some Work (a Lot, Actually).
    Ettling, Greg // National Driller; Feb2011, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p4 

    A photograph of a rig is presented.

  • Word to Know.
    Ettling, Greg // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 9/6/2010, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p2 

    The article defines several terms, including survey, oil rig and ecosystem.

  • Pride building drillship for Angolan prospects.
    Akani, Fred // Offshore; Nov97, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p22 

    Reports that Pride International will construct a dynamically positioned drillship for Elf for the drilling development in the Girrasol and Dalia fields offshore Angola. Cost of the rig; Revenues expected by Pride.

  • Exxon extends rig contract for Angola.
    Akani, Fred // Offshore; Nov97, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p22 

    Reports that Exxon has added an 18-month extension to the contract for the semisubmersible rig Ocean Valiant owned and operated by Diamond Offshore in Angola.

  • International market attracts investors: New finds, promising frontiers.
    Maksoud, Judy // Offshore; May2002, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p36 

    Presents updates on the worldwide oil exploration and production as of May 2002. Decrease in the number of rigs in the Gulf of Mexico; Information on the production and exploration activity offshore Africa; Details of the oil exploration in Equatorial Guinea.

  • Spring Takes Hold At Last.
    VERDUSCO, JEREMY // National Driller; Apr2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p4 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses reports within the issue on topics including the iconic boardwalk in New Jersey by Sidd & Associates, the early failing rigs at a museum in Enid, Oklahoma, and the use of cloud computing for drillers.

  • Active Rotary Rigs Throughout Alaska and the United States.
    Spohn, Kari // Alaska Business Monthly; Oct2006, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p159 

    The article focuses on the increase in the number of active rigs throughout the U.S. as of June 2006. This is in reference to data from the Baker Hughes North American Rotary Rig Count, which is a calculation of the drilling rigs that are actively searching for, or developing, oil and natural...

  • MY LIFE: Craig Thompson 16, Merseyside.
    Spohn, Kari // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd; 5/25/2010, p4 

    The article shares the author's view on his life in the future wherein he wanted to work on oil rigs with basic training of building at Rathbone center in Speke in Liverpool, England.

  • New Azimuth Aligner Product Aids Drill Rig Alignment.
    Spohn, Kari // National Driller; Jun2013, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p44 

    The article offers brief information on the Azimuth Aligner Product from Australian company, Downhole Products PLC.

  • Earth auger.
    Spohn, Kari // Rental Equipment Register Exclusive Insight; 9/11/2012, p4 

    The article features the Big Beaver Auger Drill Rig from Little Beaver.

  • Word Power.
    Spohn, Kari // Weekly Reader News Edition 4-6; 9/3/2011, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p8 

    A vocabulary quiz is presented including terms such as "oil rig" and "contaminated."

  • Max Petroleum announces spudding of BCHW-3 appraisal well.
    Spohn, Kari // World Energy News; 9/3/2013, p12 

    The article reports on the announcement by Max Petroleum PLC that it has started drilling the BCHW-3 appraisal well in the Baichonas West Field in Kazakhstan on Block E using the Zhanros ZJ-20 rig.

  • Rig counts.
    Spohn, Kari // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 7/16/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 51, p10 

    A table is presented that lists rates of oil rig counts in Louisiana, Texas and the U.S. in July 2006-July 2007.

  • Maersk Drilling Orders New Ultra Harsh Environment Jackup from DSME.
    Spohn, Kari // World Energy News; 9/25/2013, p11 

    The article reports that a new ultra harsh environment jackup, XL Enhanced 4, has been ordered by Maersk Drilling to be constructed at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea.

  • Maersk Drilling orders new ultra harsh jack-up backed by BP contract.
    Spohn, Kari // World Energy News; 9/25/2013, p12 

    The article reports that a new ultra harsh environment jackup, XL Enhanced 4, has been ordered by Maersk Drilling to be constructed at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea.

  • Tunisia: Africa Hydrocarbons provides operations update on BHN-1 well.
    Spohn, Kari // African Business News; 9/20/2013, p26 

    The article reports that Africa Hydrocarbons Inc. has issued operational update regarding its BHN-1 exploration well in Tunisia and is pleased to report the drilling rig used to drill the BHN-1 exploration well.

  • Cuttings re-injection must keep pace with faster drilling.
    Reddoch, Jeff // Offshore; Apr95, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p52 

    Focuses on the fast drilling operations of the BP Andrew/Santa Fe Drilling service contract awarded to Apollo Services. Maintained hole drilling operations; Setbacks of drilling rate.

  • Efficient drilling, slimhole concepts, older rigs reduce deepwater costs.
    Terde, Nick // Offshore; Apr95, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p98 

    Reports on the use of new exploration concepts by Saga Petroleum for its shallow water and development drilling operations called EfEx. Use of second generation rigs to drill slender wells; Functional requirements in drilling operations; Use of light, compact drilling machine; Mooring system.

  • Mobile drilling rig fabrication ending 10-year long drought.
    Le Blanc, Leonard // Offshore; Jul96, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p31 

    Reports on the growing demand for mobile offshore drilling rigs. Drilling fleet utilization in the Gulf of Mexico; Drillship Peregrine IV--Falcon drilling 1997; Semisubmersible Deepsea Stavanger--Odfjell drilling 1997; Innovative financing; Depth upgrading. INSET: Giant drillship's...

  • Acoustical positioning of noisy drilling rigs in deepwater.
    Le Blanc, Leonard // Offshore; May2000, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p142 

    Focuses on the Big Head transceiver unit of Sonardyne, a solution for the noise of oil drilling rigs' dynamically positioned (DP) thruster affecting the positioning of DP vessels. Factors affecting the audibility of an acoustic transporter beacon; How the unit works; Effect of the unit on the...

  • GSP Jupiter jack-up rig mobilises to Tunisia to drill Hammamet West-3.
    Le Blanc, Leonard // World Energy News; 2/11/2013, p4 

    The article reports that Cooper Energy, Ltd. is suggesting the mobilisation to Tunisia of the jack-up drilling rig GSP Jupiter started on February 5, 2013 to commence drilling of the Hammamet West-3 well in late March 2013.

  • Kenyan demarcating up to nine new blocks of onshore and offshore territory.
    Le Blanc, Leonard // African Business News; 2/13/2013, p11 

    The article reports on a decision by Kenya to demarcate up to nine new blocks of onshore and offshore territory for the auction of licenses for oil and gas exploration.

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