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  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating efficiencies in order to drive productivity and ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Natural Gas Engines Replace Diesel On Drilling Rigs

    HOUSTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With diesel prices remaining high, Antero Resources and Patterson-UTI Drilling were seeking a viable option to reduce fuel costs, a major expense when ...


  • Bayfield Mobilizes Second Drill Rig to its Rainy River Gold Project in NW Ontario

    VANCOUVER, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Suite 2230 - 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E8, CANADA www.bayfieldventures.com TSX-V Trading Symbol: BYV Telephone: (604) 687-3376 Email: info@bayfieldventures.com Facsimile: ...


    By Marketwire

  • Eaton’s new hp30 motors enhance overall performance of SIMCO drilling rigs

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. of Osceola, Iowa, has selected Eaton’s new Char-Lynn HP30 Series motors for its SIMCO 2800 HS (HT) drilling rigs, resulting in enhanced overall performance. The HP30 high-pressure disc valve motors power standard drillheads on the all-hydraulic, tophead-drive rotary drills used for ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Transocean Ltd. Reports Fire on Semisubmersible Drilling Rig Deepwater Horizon

    Transocean Ltd. / Transocean Ltd. Reports Fire on Semisubmersible Drilling Rig Deepwater Horizon processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ZUG, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - April 21, ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Transocean Ltd. Provides Update on Semisubmersible Drilling Rig Deepwater Horizon

    Transocean Ltd. / Transocean Ltd. Provides Update on Semisubmersible Drilling Rig Deepwater Horizon processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ZUG, SWITZERLAND -- (MARKETWIRE) -- 04/21/10 -- Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SWISS: RIGN) provided an update today regarding a fire and explosion onboard its semisubmersible ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Boart Longyear Launches MDR700, the Next Generation Underground Coring Rig with Advanced Mobility

    Boart Longyear announced the launch of the new MDR700, the next generation underground coring rig with advanced mobility. The MDR700 is a powerful rig that utilizes proven Boart Longyear underground exploration technology like the LM™ 700 feed frame and offers wide drilling angles, quick setup, easy operation and maintenance, advanced mobility and engineered safety controls. ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear Launches MDR700, the Next Generation Underground Coring Rig with Advanced Mobility

    Boart Longyear announced the launch of the new MDR700, the next generation underground coring rig with advanced mobility. The MDR700 is a powerful rig that utilizes proven Boart LongyearTM underground exploration technology like the LM™ 700 feed frame and offers wide drilling angles, quick setup, easy operation and maintenance, advanced mobility and engineered safety controls. ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • CBM Asia Announces Rig Mobilization for Coalbed Methane Exploration Program in South Sumatra

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/10 -- CBM Asia Development Corp. ("CBM Asia" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: TCF)(US: CBMDF)(FRANKFURT: IY2), announces that Jakarta-based PT Medco CBM Sekayu ("MedcoEnergi"), a wholly owned subsidiary of PT Medco Energi CBM Indonesia, its operating partner on the Sekayu coalbed methane production sharing contract ("PSC"), has confirmed ...


    By Marketwire

  • CGX Announces Rig Contract Offshore Guyana

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- CGX Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OYL) is pleased to announce that the Atwood Beacon jack-up drilling rig has been contracted to drill a well on its Georgetown License, offshore Guyana. The Atwood Beacon (operated by Atwood Oceanics Pacific Limited) was awarded three separate contracts by an Operator Group for work offshore Suriname and Guyana. The ...


    By Marketwire

  • Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap in Arctic

    As Royal Dutch Shell PLC seeks permits for exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast, a federal agency has concluded the company underestimated risk the last time it moved drill rigs to Arctic waters. A National Transportation Safety Board report issued Thursday said the probable cause of the grounding of the company's mobile drilling vessel, the Kulluk, in 2012 was "Shell's ...


    By Associated Press

  • No Oil Leaking From Sunken Transocean Rig or Riser, Investigation Confirms

    Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) -- A comprehensive two-day underwater examination conducted by Transocean and the US Coast Guard (USCG) on October 4th and 5th confirmed that there are no hydrocarbons leaking from of the sunken Deepwater Horizon or the riser, the pipe that linked the rig to the well head before the Macondo accident last year. The inspection, conducted with the use of a ...


    By Marketwire

  • Oil Spill Reality Check: New Oil Rigs or New Fuels

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/15/10 -- The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) issued its top ten list of offshore oil sites at risk today highlighting the world's choice between building more offshore oilrigs or new sustainable biofuels plants. "The choice is clear," said Global Renewable Fuels Alliance spokesperson, Bliss Baker. " We can continue to put our precious resources at ...


    By Marketwire

  • SDRL - Seadrill secures letter of award for deepwater rig West Phoenix

    Hamilton, Bermuda, April 30, 2010 - Seadrill has received a letter of award from Total E&P UK Limited for the deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig West Phoenix on the UK Continental Shelf. The letter of award represents a multi-well contract with an estimated three-year contract period, and ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Torque Test Ensures Reliability of Steerable Drills

    Hydrocarbon drilling accuracy has been increased tenfold by using adapted advanced aerospace guidance systems. And an equally innovative torque sensor ensures efficiency during the equipment's regular programmed maintenance. ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • The Global Offshore Drilling Services Market to $121.1 billion by 2018

    The growing demand for energy coupled with increasing investment in offshore exploration activities will drive the global offshore drilling services market to $121.1 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 10.6% from 2013 to 2018. Asia-Pacific, with its thriving economies and rapidly increasing energy consumption, is expected to experience the highest revenue growth during the next five years. The ...

  • Surface drilling product and application training for distributors, Shanghai, China

    Sandvik Construction China has continued Sandvik’s world leading customer focus by successfully holding its very first large scale Surface Drilling training in Shanghai. The event was held on the 6th September 2012 at the Jiading Assembly Center, and was aimed at improving the product and application knowledge of Sandvik Constructions distributors from all over China. Sandvik ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Sandvik mining launches offering guide app for mobile devices

    The range of Sandvik Mining equipment and services is now available for iPad and will soon be accessible across other mobile devices, providing mining companies a comprehensive reference anytime, anywhere. In response to increased demand from its customers for digital information optimized for mobile devices, Sandvik Mining has launched Offering Guide, a new application combining its diverse ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Schramm Inc. Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract for U.S. Navy Water Well Drilling Requirements

    12 Custom T450 Drilling Rigs to be used for Water Well Applications. Schramm, Inc., a leading manufacturer and global supplier of mobile hydraulic drill rigs, today announced it was awarded a multi-million dollar contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support, America’s combat logistics support agency. Schramm will design and build 12 T450MIIA Top Head Drive, truck mounted ...


    By Schramm, Inc.

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