Drilling permits show dismal numbers in new report

Beaubouef, Bruce
September 2016
Offshore;Sep2016, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline of the drilling activities in the offshore areas in the U.S., particularly in the Gulf of Mexico, based on a report that details the drilling permits in the country. Topics mentioned include the impact of low oil price on the decline of drilling activities, the worsening condition of the ultra-deepwater drilling and the importance of oil price recovery.


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