TITLE

DRILLING & PRODUCTION

AUTHOR(S)
Ghiselin, Dick
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Offshore;Dec2013, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information related to offshore drilling and production. Topics discussed include the increase of offshore rig count for offshore drilling rigs worldwide according to oilfield services provider Baker Hughes, the drillships contracted by oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell PLC, and the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP).
ACCESSION #
100721258

 

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