Contracts for two new state-of-the-art ADRA 1500S pad drill rigs
for a major oil and gas operator in the Montney area of northeast British Columbia is signed by Ensign Energy Services Inc.
Analysis of the opportunities and challenges in the global offshore rig
, headquartered in Bergen, Norway, has currently two rigs
in operation and a third under construction.
Mark Carr, a professor at UC Santa Cruz - and member of the panel that conducted the study - said new findings suggest that oil rigs
are good habitats for some species of rockfish.
Before the committee's preliminary report was released, Petrobras Services Director Antonio Menezes maintained that "the P-36 rig
was well-designed, certified, seaworthy and safe.
The report also provides in-depth information on new build rig
orders by major offshore drilling contractors, by country of rig
manufacturing shipyard, and expected new builds and their expected deployment time.
The Camaro hit by the second big rig
, which was hauling metal pipes, was crushed to an unrecognizable chunk of metal.
The report also provides comprehensive data on current offshore rigs
deployed worldwide, by rig
The total number of active rigs
throughout the United States in November 2003 was 1,113 rigs
, compared to just 835 rigs
in November 2002.
The driver of the big rig
, Werner Stoppel, 58, of Fernley, Nev.
Contrary to the Global Rig
Market, last year the Egyptian Rig
Market did not show any signs of decline right after the financial crash in 2008.
count is up 29 rigs
from last week to 975, with oil rigs
up 26 to 791, gas rigs
up 3 to 184, and miscellaneous rigs