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  • US rig count grows by two

    <p>The US rig count grew by two last week, reaching 931 total active rigs, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count. The growth came from US drillers putting to work one land rig and one rig drilling in inland waters. There are now 909 rigs drilling on land, while the offshore count remained steady at 20 ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/us-rig-count-grows-two-45145">US rig count grows by two</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • GE launches industry’s first optimizing standalone controller

    <p>GE Power’s Automation &#038; Controls business announced the release of dual redundancy capability on its PACSystems RX3i CPE400 outcome optimizing controller. Building on GE’s controls leadership and expertise in deploying mission-critical solutions, the CPE400 is designed to function in rugged, high-temperature environments where a compact footprint with high-performance is essential....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/ge-launches-industrys-first-optimizing-standalone-controller-45143">GE launches industry’s first optimizing standalone controller</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • BSEE approves new drilling operations in Arctic

    <p>Achieving American energy dominance moved one step closer with the approval of Arctic exploration operations on the Outer Continental Shelf for the first time in more than two years. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement approved an Application for Permit to Drill Tuesday. Eni US Operating Co. submitted the application in August. Drilling the exploratory well from a man-made artificial island in the Beaufort Sea is expected to start as early as this December...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/bsee-approves-new-drilling-operations-arctic-45141">BSEE approves new drilling operations in Arctic</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Frigstad Offshore launches project to build new generation harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig

    <p>Frigstad Offshore has initiated a tender process with shipyards in Asia to price a new generation harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig. The Frigstad D90 AWD design has been developed over the last two years by affiliate Frigstad Engineering to take advantage of latest technology developments, meeting end client and environmental requirements of the future. The ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/frigstad-offshore-build-new-generation-harsh-environment-semi-submersible-drilling-rig-45136">Frigstad Offshore launches project to build new generation harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Nabors and Saudi Aramco commence joint venture operations

    <p>Nabors Industries reported the commencement of operations of Saudi Aramco Nabors Drilling Company (SANAD), the previously announced 50/50 joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Nabors. SANAD is one of the anchor projects that has emerged from Saudi Arabia’s efforts to introduce world-class industry hubs locally, in order to foster economic growth and job creation...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/nabors-saudi-aramco-commence-joint-venture-operations-45134">Nabors and Saudi Aramco commence joint venture operations</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • US rig count rises by six

    <p>US drillers have added eight land rigs this week and idled two offshore, according to the Baker Hughes rig count. There are now 908 rigs drilling on land and 20 offshore, putting the total rig count at 929. One rig is classified as drilling in inland waters. Of the total count, 749 are drilling for oil and ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/us-rig-count-rises-six-45131">US rig count rises by six</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>

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