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  1. US Gulf of Mexico rig count stays steady at 20

    Offshore staff HOUSTON  – The US Gulf of Mexico rig count remains at 20, unchanged over the past week according to the Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count of Sep. 23, 2016. That number is down by 11 year-over-year. The overall US  offshore drilling rig count mirrored the US GoM rig count, which also remained unchanged at 20. That metric is down by 13 year-over-year. The overall US rig count, onshore and offshore, was up by five week-over-week at 511, with oil rigs up by two to 418, gas rigs up by three to 92, and miscellaneous rigs up by one. Compared to this time last year, the overall US rig count is down by 327 rigs, with oil rigs down by 223, gas rigs down 105, and miscellaneous rigs up by one. 09/23/2016     

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    Fri, 23 Sep 2016

  2. Deepwater Horizon: A gritty story, with Hollywood polish

    "Deepwater Horizon" is a definite must see for anyone in the oil & gas industry, or otherwise – quite possibly the action film of the year. See it in theaters September 30.

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    Sat, 24 Sep 2016

  3. Analyst remains cautious despite increase in Gulf of Mexico drilling permits

    Evercore ISI’s most recent update on US onshore and offshore drilling permits reveals growth in the Gulf of Mexico.

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    Wed, 14 Sep 2016

  4. New offshore drilling rig starts up in Barents Sea

    The Songa Enabler offshore drilling rig has started drilling a new injection well for CO2 gas on the Snøhvit field off the coast of Hammerfest. Next a production well will be drilled for replenishment of gas for Hammerfest LNG.

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    Tue, 9 Aug 2016

  1. Offshore exploration : Barents – we must explore to find

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    Wed, 31 Aug 2016

  2. Offshore drilling permits show dismal numbers in new report

    Six new US Gulf of Mexico drilling permits were issued in July, according to the latest report from Evercore ISI.

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    Wed, 10 Aug 2016

  3. Argentina, UK to seek Falklands oil accord

    The governments of Argentina and the UK have agreed to work toward removal of restrictions on oil and gas work offshore the Falkland Islands.

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    Wed, 14 Sep 2016

  4. Oil and Gas News: Oil spill restoration trustees to meet in New Orleans

    The public gets a chance later this month to hear from a group of trustees assembled to oversee billions of dollars in damage restoration efforts related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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    Thu, 15 Sep 2016

  5. Offshore Exploration : TGS and Schlumberger announce new Dual Coil Shooting full-azimuth multiclient acquisition in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

    The seismic surveys will cover approximately 7,150 km2 (306 blocks) in the Green Canyon, Atwater Valley and Ewing Bank protraction areas of the Central Gulf of Mexico.

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    Thu, 4 Aug 2016

  6. US Gulf of Mexico rig count rises to 20

    The US Gulf of Mexico rig count has increased to 20, rising by two over the past week. 

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    Fri, 16 Sep 2016

  7. Seadrill sees more hopeful signs of drilling pick-up

    Seadrill has issued an update on its latest rig contracts and market prospects for the offshore drilling industry.

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    Thu, 25 Aug 2016

  8. Oil and Gas News: Dismal time for Gulf oil = record low lease bidding

    The federal government's annual sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico attracted hardly any interest on Wednesday, reflecting a dismal outlook for offshore drilling .

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    Thu, 25 Aug 2016

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