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Seadrill: A Better-Positioned Offshore Driller
Seadrill has been conducting its operations more efficiently. It generated 94% utilization for floaters and 98% utilization for jack-ups.
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6 hrs ago
Invest In This Undervalued Stock With Growing Fleet
Investors looking to invest in a small cap offshore drilling company which has strong earnings growth, modern fleet and a healthy balance should consider Atwood Oceanics as a good investment opportunity.
14 hrs ago
UPDATE 1-Diamond Offshore profit falls as rig demand softens
Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc, one of the world's top five offshore rig contractors, reported a 17 percent drop in quarterly profit as demand fell for rigs used in deep water drilling.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Oil and gas regulators look to industry to police itself, four years after Deepwater...
Alabama's beaches are back in business, finding favor with tourists once again. There is, however, still more work to be done.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
In South Carolina, push for offshore drilling gaining momentum
"If we had an event like they had in the Gulf it would be devastating for us," said Hilton Head Mayor Drew Laughlin, referring to the April 2010 drilling rig explosion that killed 11 and gushed 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Motley Fool
Vantage Drilling Company: Rapid Growth and New Rigs Could Offer Opportunity
The company owns one of the most modern fleets in the industry. The only company that has a similarly modern fleet is Pacific Drilling .
The Huffington Post
Ted Danson: More Spills, No Safeguards, And A Push To Drill: Four Years AFter The BP Gulf Spill
A few months after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in flames, sending 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, President Obama said that "... one of the lessons we've learned from this spill is that we need better regulations, better safety standards, and better enforcement when it comes to offshore drilling."
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Four years later, BP oil spill still reverberates
Fires burn around the site of the BP Deepwater Horizon rig site in the Gulf of Mexico, June 19, 2010.
Pacific Drilling: An Attractive, Contrarian Drilling Play
North American land drilling activity continues to pick up. Both Baker Hughes and Schlumberger posted strong North American results within their earnings reports.
In Russia, World's First Ice-Resistant Oil Platform Starts Production
With Russian President Vladimir Putin on hand, the Russian Arctic offshore oil platform Prirazlomnaya, the first offshore oil rig to begin commercial drilling operations above the Arctic circle, sent off its first shipment of oil on April 18. "The start of loading the oil produced at Prirazlomnaya means that the entire project will exert a most ... (more)
The Motley Fool
Key Takeaways From Noble Corp's Earnings
The offshore driller continues to transition the fleet to a more modern one with high specification ultra-deepwater drillships and high-specification jackups.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Day in History: 2 Colorado Massacres; Deepwater Gulf Explosion; Dolly ...
Today in History Today is Easter Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Post and Courier
Offshore drilling's dangers
Four years ago today, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and unleashed an underwater geyser of oil that took 87 days to contain.
BP Gets an Anniversary Gift From the Obama Administration
This Sunday April 20th is the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, which killed 11 workers and dumped over 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over a three month period in 2010.
I'm Sniffing Koch
No senator has been quite as friendly to the energy extraction sector than Mary Landrieu, understandable as she represents a state where drilling is second only to drinking as a lifestyle choice and revenue source.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Experts Warn: US 'on Course to Repeat' BP Gulf Disaster
The U.S. is "on a course to repeat our mistakes" and face another oil disaster like BP's Macondo well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, two experts warn.
Metal Center News
9-2010 Energy Pipe and Tube Market
As could be expected, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has affected the oil country tubular goods market.
The Motley Fool
3 of Offshore Drilling's Biggest Players Are Now Negative on the Industry Outlook
With this forecast the outlook for many drillers has been downgraded by Wall Street analysts as they prepare for the worst.
Summit County Voice
Environment: Activists ramp up campaign against seismic airguns
Tourism and fishing-dependent communities along the East Coast of the U.S. are banding together to voice concerns about seismic airgun testing.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Gulf Island Fabrication: This Well Managed Company Is Positioned For Growth
Gulf Island Fabrication , is a worldwide fabricator of offshore platforms, vessels and structures, has a market cap of $330 million USD and operates through subsidiaries in both Louisiana and Texas.