*** Canada Gained 12 Oil Rigs For The Week After The Previous Week's Gain Of 21 Oil And Gas Rigs
On Feb 8, Baker Hughes reported an increase in the number of active oil and gas rigs
in the United States during the week.
WORK has started to dismantle a giant gas rig
at a historic Tyneside ship yard.
Dubai Abu Dhabi-based National Drilling Company (NDC) is on a fleet expansion plan as the oil and gas rig
industry responds to increasing demand, a company official said.
As a young news reporter in the 1970s I flew by helicopter to an exploratory gas rig
in Morecambe Bay on a facility trip.
NEW YORK: Canada's Precision Drilling Trust will buy US driller Grey Wolf for $2 billion in cash and stock, creating one of the largest North American oil and gas rig
operators, the companies said yesterday.
Three men were killed in an accident on a gas rig
supply vessel in the North Sea yesterday.
THE search for the body of a North gas rig
worker, killed in the Morecambe Bay helicopter crash, was called off yesterday.
TWENTY workers were airlifted from a gas rig
last night as a 3,000-tonne ship drifted out of control towards them.
Traumatised eyewitnesses said the helicopter was just 500 yards from landing on a gas rig
25 miles out to sea in Morecambe Bay when it suddenly "veered left" and crashed into the water.
SEVEN people were killed last night when an offshore helicopter plunged into Morecambe Bay near a gas rig
CURLY-haired singer Katie Melua performed a concert on the Stratoil Troll gas rig
in the North Sea this week presumably ensuring a captive audience.