Offshore magazine for November 2012 edition has been released. You can read latest news on offshore oil and gas operations and deep offshore markets in this issue. Here are feature articles for this month.
New model predicts jackup weight and displacement
The weight of a rig is an important variable in cost estimation and determines the amount of steel required in construction.
Brazil exploration successes support production, export growth
For Petrobras and other operators offshore Brazil, success seems to come almost without exception.
Manufacturers riding wave of offshore equipment demand
The demand for equipment to operate safely in harsh environments plus the demand for new drilling rigs are proving a boon to oil and gas equipment manufacturers, according to industry analysts.
Deepwater drilling rig fleet shows impressive gains
The deepwater rig fleet has grown dramatically since 2010, the last time the Worldwide Survey of Deepwater Drilling Rigs was published by Offshore.
SEMS continues to shape the offshore regulatory environment
Expectations have changed for oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico over the last few years.
Deepwater Ghana success requires well control finesse
Fine-tuning downhole pressures using managed pressure drilling provided the degree of well control needed to drill a difficult deepwater exploratory well off the coast of Ghana, West Africa.
UK awards widespread licenses, more could follow
Britain’s government has awarded 167 new licenses under the 27th offshore licensing round.
Technological advances spur deepwater Gulf activity
The resurgence of E&P activity in the Gulf of Mexico is being increasingly driven by deepwater plays, and operators and developers are employing a range of new technologies and applications to exploit these hard-to-reach hydrocarbon resources.
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