Posts Tagged ‘Semi-submersible’

BP Atlantis to inspire Mad Dog-2 platform in US Gulf of Mexico

BP to re-tender Mad Dog 2 FEED on Atlantis concept BP is preparing the second call for tender on the front end engineering and design (FEED) for the Mad Dog-2 offshore platform based on the semi-submersible concept used for Atlantis in the US part of the Gulf of Mexico. Originally […]

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Woodside to speed up Laverda in Australia Exmouth sub-basin

Laverda to contain 100 million barrels deep offshore WA Woodside Petroleum (Woodside) from Australia and Mitsui Oil Exploration Co, Ltd (Mitsui) have decided to move ahead in the development of the Laverda oil field in respect with the promising conclusions of the last appraisal drilling operations. In Laverda the both […]

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Drilling Charter

Definition Drilling charter refers to the decision of an operator to lease or hire the drilling rigs instead of using its own ones. The service company renting its drilling rig to an operator is called the charterer. Comments In the past each operating company used to have their own drilling […]

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Topsides

Definition The Topsides are the surface installations allowing the drilling and/or production and/or processing of offshore hydrocarbons. Comments Normally used as a plural the Topsides comes from the ship building industry to designate all the portion of the ship coming on the top of the hull or above the waterline. […]

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BP votes for the FEED of $25 billion Shah Deniz Stage 2

Shah Deniz consortium decided to commence Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) Shah Deniz Stage 2, or Full Field Development (FFD), is a giant project that will bring gas from Azerbaijan to Europe and Turkey. This will increase gas supply and energy security to European markets through the opening of […]

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$75 billion CAPEX planned in drilling rigs on next 5 years

With more than $75 billion Capital Expenditure to be invested in drilling rigs in the next 5 years, the pipeline of business opportunities in drilling rigs has never been so loaded according to Upstream, the Norwegian Oil & Gas newspaper. From their well documented analysis published in March about the drilling rigs, Upstream explains how this […]

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Jack-up

Definition: “Jack-up” is the name given to a category of offshore drilling rigs. These Jack-up rigs are easy to recognize by their long steel frame legs supporting the platform. Comments: There are three basic types of offshore drilling rigs, Jack-up, Drilling ships and Semi-submersible. These types have different design and costs, […]

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