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Friday, June 10, 2011
Greenpeace drilling cairn energy

Greenpeace Is Set Back By Cairn in Greenland

AMSTERDAM — (Dow Jones & Co) Greenpeace activists have been barred from further disrupting oil company Cairn Energy PLC’s controversial Arctic

June 10, 2011
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Monday, May 9, 2011
Ulstein’s ‘Northern Light’ Drilling Derrick
Engineering News

Ulstein’s ‘Northern Light’ Drilling Derrick

Last week at OTC in Houston, Ulstein Group introduced the ‘Northern Light’ drilling derrick, a new integrated derrick solution based on existing

May 9, 2011
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Monday, March 28, 2011
Statoil gets drilling permit approved, Transocean drillship returning to the Gulf

Statoil gets drilling permit approved, Transocean drillship returning to the Gulf

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management reported on Friday that they had approved a deepwater drilling permit for Norwegian oil company Statoil.  This is the

March 28, 2011
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Sunday, January 30, 2011
Statoil and Transocean pull out of Egypt

Statoil and Transocean pull out of Egypt

The latest word from gCaptain sources is that all the expats from Statoil and Transocean’s offices in Egypt have left, or are in the process of leaving

January 30, 2011
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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Chevron Sanctions Big Foot Project in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

SAN RAMON, Calif., December 16, 2010 – Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced it has sanctioned development of its $4 billion Big Foot project in the

December 16, 2010
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Friday, November 5, 2010

Pride International and Seahawk Drilling up for sale

Dow Jones News Wire provided this article discussing the recent “for sale” announcement by Pride International, and their shallow-water jack-up

November 5, 2010
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Discoverer Americas Spuds In off Egypt…in almost 9000 feet of water

About a week or two before the drilling moratorium was lifted in the Gulf of Mexico, the Statoil-contracted Discoverer Americas pulled anchor and motored east

October 27, 2010
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Drilling moratorium lifted! Now what?

Running 22-inch casing on Discoverer Clear Leader In an early afternoon call today with the media, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean

October 13, 2010
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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Drilling Moratorium to be Lifted Early?

There are rumours flying around about the possible premature lifting of the drilling ban in the Gulf of Mexico. Of the 33 rigs operating in the Gulf of Mexico,

September 28, 2010
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Tuesday, September 11, 2007

The BOEM’s New “Drilling Safety Rule”

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), formerly known as the MMS, released two new directives today under an “emergency rule-making

September 11, 2007
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