Citations with the tag: OIL well drilling rigs

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • U.S. demands Gulf rig owners' safety records.
    CASALE, JEFF // Business Insurance; 12/6/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 47, p4 

    The article reports on the allegation by the U.S. government that Transocean Holdings L.L.C. is not cooperating with its investigation of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig's explosion.

    CASALE, JEFF // 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.

  • Drilling designs.
    Bergeron, Angelle // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 9/29/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p27 

    Focuses on the evolution of offshore housing to accommodate the modern oil rig work force. Maintenance of industrial production; Reduction of transportation time; Establishment of team environment.

  • Rig counts.
    Bergeron, Angelle // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 9/18/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p10 

    A chart is presented depicting rig counts from September 2004 to September 2005 in the U.S.

    Bergeron, Angelle // 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.

    Bergeron, Angelle // American Gas; Oct2000, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p36 

    Presents facts about the United States gas industry. Operating oil and gas rigs as of September 1, 2000; Number of national cooling-degree days; Data on working gas in underground storage.

    Bergeron, Angelle // 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.
    Bergeron, Angelle // 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.

  • US Gulf jackup rates increasingly dismal.
    Smith, Jennifer E. // Offshore; Apr99, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p26 

    Reports on the result of an informal survey of jackup day rates in the Gulf of Mexico. Rig utilization for Gulf of Mexico MODU; Information on Pool's Ranger class rigs; Comments from some contractors.

  • How the dual activity drillfloor is expected to operate.
    Stegeman, Steve; Woelfel, Steve // Offshore; Apr99, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p56 

    Discusses the Enterprise Class drillships used by the Transocean Offshore Enterprises as drilling rigs. Function of the dual-activity capability; Features of the drilling equipment; Information on a hazardous operation process.

  • 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.

  • Rig counts.
    Ward, Mark // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/4/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p10 

    A chart is presented that lists a comparison of rig counts between Louisiana, Texas, and U.S.

  • 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...

    Griffin, Jeff // Northern Colorado Business Report; 9/7/2012, Vol. 17 Issue 26, p1 

    The article offers information on emission level of various gases from oil well drilling rigs operations in Platteville, Wisconsin from December 2011 to June 2012 that was measured by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

  • Rig counts.
    Griffin, Jeff // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 2/26/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p10 

    A table is presented depicting the oil rig counts in the U.S.

  • 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.

  • Atlas Copco's new four-boom drill rig.
    Ettling, Greg // Mining World; Mar2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p63 

    The article offers brief information on the four-boom drill rig from Atlas Copco AB.

  • 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.

  • Fast on-hole set up.
    Maksoud, Judy // Construction Europe; Aug2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p43 

    The article offers information on the Deltabase 95 series drill rig from Boart Longyear Ltd.

  • 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...

  • Rig counts.
    Spohn, Kari // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 1/8/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p10 

    A chart is presented depicting the oil rig counts in Louisiana, Texas and all over U.S.

  • 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.

  • Cartoon.
    Spohn, Kari // Clarendon Enterprise (TX); 5/20/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 20, p2 

    A cartoon is presented about the possibility of an offshore oil rig explosion.

  • 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.

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