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2013-11-07 23:02:21

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 - Norway a Driving Force for the European Offshore Drilling Industry, Reserves and Development Projects London (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Summary GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 - Norway a Driving Force for the European Offshore Drilling Industry, Reserves and Development...

2013-10-03 08:23:33

HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that it will issue a press release and host a conference call and webcast related to its third quarter 2013 operating results on Thursday, October 24, 2013. The conference call and webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. CDT and will include a discussion by management regarding the Company's results of operation. The news release and a live webcast of the conference call will be available...

2013-09-24 08:23:06

HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that Lawrence R. Dickerson, President and Chief Executive Officer, has decided to retire after more than 30 years of service. "I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Larry for the past 25 years," said James Tisch, Chairman of the Board of Diamond Offshore. "Diamond Offshore has achieved operational excellence and substantially modernized its fleet with Larry at the...

2013-08-06 08:25:16

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a three-year contract with Cobalt International Energy, L.P. ("Cobalt") (NYSE: CIE) for the Rowan Reliance, one of Rowan's new ultra-deepwater drillships currently under construction at the Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. ("HHI") shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The drillship is expected to operate in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico....

2013-07-03 08:21:34

HOUSTON, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) announced today that it will issue a press release and host a conference call and webcast related to its second quarter 2013 operating results on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The conference call and webcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. CDT and will include a discussion by management regarding the Company's results of operation. The news release and a live webcast of the conference call will be available online...

2013-06-18 08:24:03

DUBLIN, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6xjmgp/deepwater) has announced the addition of the "Deepwater Activity Statistics - New Discoveries Worldwide Driving Deepwater E&P Activity and Demand for Semisubmersibles and Drillships" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6xjmgp/deepwater ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Drilling Giants Sink...

2013-01-17 23:03:17

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) will hold its 10th Annual Conference–Probing the Depths: under the Sea and into the Brain–on January 17-18, 2013, at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Dallas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) will hold its 10th Annual Conference–Probing the Depths: under the Sea and into the Brain–on January 17-18, 2013, at the Westin Galleria Hotel...

2012-11-20 08:22:48

HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SCS Corporation Ltd, has entered into an agreement with Tullow Guinea Ltd., a subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc, for the sale of a 40% gross interest in Hyperdynamics' oil and gas exploration concession offshore Guinea and the transfer of operatorship to Tullow. Subject to the completion of due diligence, the sale is expected to close by year-end following the...

2012-09-27 14:20:22

HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that one of its subsidiaries had entered into a turnkey construction contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. ("DSME") to construct a third ultra-deepwater drillship, to be named the Atwood Admiral, at the DSME yard in South Korea. The Atwood Admiral is expected to be delivered by March 31, 2015 at a total cost, including two blowout preventers ("BOPs"), project management,...

2012-09-05 10:21:38

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global interest in unconventional natural gas production and associated extraction technologies has taken off over the last five years due to the influence of the unconventional natural gas boom in North America, where the market is forecast to continue growing at a rate of 3.1% per year. Significant opportunities still exist for deep and ultra-deep offshore oil and gas exploration and production around the globe, as well, despite...