Technical Focus

Extending the life of ageing rigs

Jacking trial in the yard for a jack upAgeing rigs can become a cause of worry for oil companies with the decay in metals, the environmental stress on the rigs and the lowering of efficient functioning. Here is a look at ways to combat such problems.

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Gulf International Services set to expand drilling services

Gulf International Services1Qatar-based Gulf International Services (GIS) has revealed it will be expanding its offering of oil and gas drilling services in the MENA region

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Daewoo E&C wins petroleum treatment facility contract in Algeria

Refinery algeria-RandyA38 flickrDaewoo Engineering & Construction (E&C) has announced that it has been awarded a US$647mn order to build petroleum treatment facilities in Algeria by Sonatrach First Calgary Petroleums Limited

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MOS acquires rig for Accommodation Service Vessel conversion

Millennium Offshore ServicesOffshore Accommodation Service Vessel (ASV) provider Millennium Offshore Services (MOS) has purchased a LeTourneau 116 Cantilever jack-up rig in order to convert it into an ASV

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Technip wins EPIC contract for offshore Qatar project

offshore qatar-technipTechnip has been awarded an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract by Qatar Petroleum (QP) for a project offshore Qatar

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