GOM Offshore Rig Utilization Unchanged

Friday, October 06, 2000
The number of offshore rigs drilling in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained the same during the week ended September 29, according to Offshore Data Services (ODS). Of the region's 205 available rigs, 173, or 84.4 percent were under contract, ODS said in its weekly rig count report. The gains in the Gulf were reflected in worldwide utilization, which increase by two to 549 out of the total 643, bringing the rate of use to 85.4 percent, the report said. European offshore rig utilization remained steady for the fourth consecutive week at 88.5 percent, with 92 in use out of 104 available, according to ODS. ODS' total worldwide offshore rig count includes changes in utilization and fleet size in regions beyond just the Gulf of Mexico and Europe.
Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Offshore

Damen Delivers Custom-Made Offshore Winches to Fugro

Damen Maaskant Shipyards, part of Damen Shipyards Group, has delivered two dedicated offshore winches to Fugro. The Dutch shipyard was responsible for the design,

Shell: UK Should Reduce North Sea Oil Tax

The British government should review a supplementary tax charge on North Sea oil producers as it has made the operation of some fields unrealistic, Shell Chief

Shell Eyes Arctic Drilling this Summer

Oil major Shell wants to revive its Arctic oil drilling programme this year after a near two-year suspension, angering environmentalists who say the risk of an oil spill is too high.

Ports

China Watching Greece After Port Sale Shelved

China is closely monitoring the policies of the new Greek government after Athens said this week it will stop the sale of a majority stake in Greece's biggest port,

Greece's New Shipping Minister Stalls Port Privatization

Thodoris Dritsas is taken charge as Greece's new shipping minister following the electoral victory of the country's left-wing party Syriza. Among the first decision

Fender Repairs Works for Dolphins at Hong Kong

For approximately four months, fender repairing and replacement works for five of the dolphins will be carried out in the To Kwa Wan Typhoon Shelter. The

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1682 sec (6 req/sec)