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  • US land rig count shows modest growth

    <p>The US land rig count increased by seven this week, according to the Baker Hughes rig count. There are now 881 rigs onshore US, and the total rig count stands at 908. Despite the modest growth, the total US rig count has increased by 504 units from one year ago, at this time. Since last year, the ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/us-land-rig-count-shows-modest-growth-43014">US land rig count shows modest growth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • API creating standards for floating structures integrity management

    <p>API is in the process of crafting standards for integrity management in floating structures. The standards will encompass the integrity management of risers, mooring and floating systems. “We developed these in a coordinated fashion because there’s a lot of interconnect between them,” Sathish Balasubramanian, Engineering Manager at ExxonMobil, said at a BSEE International Standards Workshop in Houston on 5 May. Mr Balasubramanian is working with API’s SC2 Committee on Offshore Structures to draft the standards...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/api-creating-standards-floating-structures-integrity-management-43009">API creating standards for floating structures integrity management</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Maersk Drilling awarded extension for drillship Maersk Viking

    <p>Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract extension for the ultra-deepwater drillship Maersk Viking, by oil major ExxonMobil. The estimated value of the contract extension is USD 22.5 m, with a duration of 150 days....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/maersk-drilling-awarded-extension-drillship-maersk-viking-43006">Maersk Drilling awarded extension for drillship Maersk Viking</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • President proposes $204.9 million in FY 2018 budget for BSEE

    <p>President Donald Trump today proposed a $204.9 million Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). The budget ensures continued support of the offshore energy industry’s safe and responsible operations providing for secure and reliable energy production for America’s future. BSEE fosters safe and environmentally responsible energy production on the US Outer Continental Shelf through regulatory oversight of oil and gas operations. The FY 2018 budget request is $204.9 million, a $600,000 increase above the FY 2017 CR level, and includes $112.0 million in current appropriations and $92.9 million in revenue from rental receipts, cost recoveries, and inspection fees...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/president-proposes-204-9-million-fy-2018-budget-bsee-43001">President proposes $204.9 million in FY 2018 budget for BSEE</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • Turning Point USA engages with students to promote limited government, free market

    <p>Turning Point USA was founded in 2012 with a focus on developing student advocates for small government and free markets. The organization’s Founder and Executive Director, Charlie Kirk, spoke about the economic and social benefits of the oil and gas industry at 2017 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference on 18 May in Houston. He futher encouraged the industry to be more active in public engagement. In this video from the conference, Mr Kirk explains how his organization is working to engage with college and high school students and what he hopes to achieve from this engagement...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/turning-point-usa-engages-students-promote-limited-government-free-market-42931">Turning Point USA engages with students to promote limited government, free market</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>
  • More onshore participation needed in IADC cybersecurity efforts

    <p>Cyber attacks on industrial control systems are on the rise, and it’s estimated that 41% of cyber attacks target the oil and gas industry. Since the publication last year of the IADC Guidelines for Assessing and Managing Cybersecurity Risks to Drilling Assets, the IADC Cybersecurity Subcommittee has been working on new guidelines around minimum cybersecurity guidelines for drilling rigs...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org/onshore-participation-needed-iadc-cybersecurity-efforts-42921">More onshore participation needed in IADC cybersecurity efforts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drillingcontractor.org">Drilling Contractor</a>.</p>

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