Citations with the tag: OIL well drilling rigs
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- POOR PLANNING.
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.
- At Home On Land Or Sea.
Bergeron, Angelle // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; Dec2002, p11
Introduces the Comacchio crawler drill rig from Seacore. Use of the rig for offshore and land investigation work; Capabilities of the machinery; Features of the rig.
- FACTS ON GAS.
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.
- FACTS ON GAS.
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.
Bueker, Jr., Cord // New Orleans Review; 2010, Vol. 36 Issue 2, Preceding p1
Presents the drawing "Rig," by Cord Bueker, Jr., 2007.
- NETWORK LINKS MORE THAN 80 REMOTE DRILLING RIGS/OFFICES.
Bueker, Jr., Cord // 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.
Bueker, Jr., Cord // 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;...
- Not Off My Shore.
Bueker, Jr., Cord // Christian Science Monitor; 6/26/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 148, p8
Editorial. Comments on offshore oil drilling rigs in the United States, political and legal hurdles to the rigs, and opposition to drilling plans by communities which fear oil spills and other possible consequences of drilling.
- 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.
- Sixth generation drilling units will incorporate many design changes.
LeBlanc, Leonard // Offshore; Jun96, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p24
Reports on expected changes in the sixth generation mobile offshore drilling rig. Includes multi-functional changes; Weight decrease; Mast reduction; Lower center of gravity; Keel and draft reduction.
- Conoco drill cuttings becoming bricks, roadfill, and construction material.
LeBlanc, 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.
- SCORE continues six-month descent.
LeBlanc, Leonard // Offshore; Dec98, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p30
Presents a chart on the Summary of Current Offshore Rig Economics as of October 1998. Day rate declines exhibited by the North Sea and West Africa.
- 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...
- Dirty rigs choke North Sea to death.
Pearce, Fred // New Scientist; 5/6/95, Vol. 146 Issue 1976, p4
Highlights pollution in the North Sea due to oil rigs. Details of the findings and opinion of John Gray, marine biologist of the University of Oslo, in this aspect; Banning of the discharge of oil-based drilling muds in Norway; Comments of Paul Kingston, leading pollution researcher of...
- 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.
- Old rigs let oil companies save cash, help environmental image.
Mistretta, A.J. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 1/27/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 31, p28
Focuses on the proposal of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for oil and gas companies to develop oil rigs. Establishment of artificial reef system; Agreement of the companies on the proposal; Improvement of environmental image of the companies.
- 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.
- Rig counts.
Ward, Mark // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/25/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 26, p10
A chart is presented that indicates statistics on rigs in Louisiana, Texas and the United States as of December 2006.
- Rig counts.
Ward, Mark // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 1/15/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p10
The article presents a chart depicting the number of oil well drilling rigs in the 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.
- Leasing by non-residents of mobile drilling rigs.
Stewart, Nick // Accountancy; Sep84, Vol. 95 Issue 1093, p25
Reports that the Inland Revenue of Great Britain has published a Statement of Practice concerning the application of Finance Act 1973 to income from the leasing by non-resident companies of mobile drilling rigs and other assets for use on the UK Continental Shelf. Conditions that need to be...
- New rig for Junttan.
Stewart, Nick // Construction Europe; Jun2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p54
The article offers brief information on the PMx22, PMx24, and PMx25 piling rig from Junttan Oy.
- 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.
- Imagineering the Rig Floor.
Hansen, Mark D. // Professional Safety; Mar2001, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p20
Focuses on the efforts made by field operators and innovative engineers to devise ways to eliminate hazards found on drilling rig floor. Importance of programmable logic controllers in the mechanization process; Flexibility and safety of the mechanized tong system; Benefits of a stabberless...
Hansen, Mark D. // Missoula Independent; 3/17/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p7
The article reports on the demonstration initiated by 50 protesters to oppose on the shipment of 200-plus big rigs in Missoula, Montana.
- Gulf moratorium over, but drilling must wait.
Hansen, Mark D. // Nashville Automotive Report; Nov2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p11
The article reports that a combination of bureaucratic and technological hurdles would frozen the jobs of most of the two dozen rigs despite U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to lift of moratorium on deepwater drilling earlier than expected.
- SMEDVIG SAILS INTO MAYFAIR.
Hansen, Mark D. // 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.
- Oil allowables set for November.
Mills, Alex // Breckenridge American; 11/15/2008, p13
This article reports that Texas oil rigs have contributed 49% of all active land rigs in the U.S. as of October 17, 2008, according to the Texas Railroad Commission.
- Texas oil rigs continue to lead nation.
Mills, Alex // Graham Leader; 7/11/2012, Vol. 136 Issue 95, p10
The article informs that average rig count in Texas was 938 as of June 22, 2012. which represents about 49 percent of all active land rigs in the U.S. and they produced 437 million barrels of oil and 7.2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the last 12 months.
- 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...
- OIL RIG EMISSIONS.
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.
- One killed in Conoco blast.
Griffin, Jeff // Chemical Week; 11/9/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 18, p7
Reports on the fire and explosion at Conoco's 182,000-bbl/day refinery which killed one employee in October 28, 1994.
- Sandvik Mining and Construction.
Griffin, Jeff // Pit & Quarry; May2008, Vol. 100 Issue 11, p72
The article evaluates the new Sandvik DP1500i drill rigs, from Sandvik Mining & Construction.
- Two missing in Chevron Nigeria rig fire.
Griffin, Jeff // Loss Prevention Bulletin; Feb2012, Issue 223, p2
The article reports on the disappearance of two workers during a fire incident aboard the Chevron Corp. drilling rig K. S. Endeavour in the offshore of Nigeria.
- TRADING POST.
Griffin, Jeff // National Driller; May2012, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p63
Photographs which show several drilling rigs are presented including the MObile Drill International B-60, the SIMCO 7000 and Diedrich D-50.
- POINTS OF LIGHT.
WALKER, CAMERON // High Country News; 12/24/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 22, p27
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of visiting oil rigs a sew miles away from the Carpinteria beach, near Santa Barbara in California.