offshore drilling


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offshore drilling

[′ȯf¦shȯr ′dril·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
The drilling of oil or gas wells into water-covered locations, usually on submerged continental shelves.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 26, 2019-: Global Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Market Outlook 2019-2023
Summary: The research report on the global Offshore Drilling Rigs Market provides a comprehensive overview of developments in the said market during the 2017-2022 period.
Great expectations were raised when offshore drilling was started by two foreign companies off the coast of Karachi in G-Bloc in the month of January this year that huge reserves of oil and gas will be found there.
ISLAMABAD -- Petroleum Division (PD) of the Energy Ministry Sunday said the results of four-month offshore drilling at Indus G-Block called Kekra-I, some 230-km off the Karachi coast, had shown good quality hydrocarbon reservoir but unfortunately these were water wet.
ISLAMABAD -- Petroleum Division (PD) of the Energy Ministry on Sunday said the results of four-month offshore drilling at Indus G-Block called Kekra-I, some 230-km off the Karachi coast, had shown good quality hydrocarbon reservoir but unfortunately these were water wet.
Lahore -- Special Assistant to PM on Petroleum Nadeem Babar announced that offshore drilling in Kekra-I well has been stopped owing to no oil reserves, reported private TV channels.
On Friday, PM's Special Assistant on Petroleum Nadeem Babar announced that offshore drilling in Kekra-I well has been stopped owing to no oil reserves.
ISLAMABAD -- Offshore drilling near Karachi coast on Indus G Block (Kekra-1) has finally been completed after four months of hard work.
WASHINGTON, May 6 (KUNA) -- The US late Sunday voiced deep concern over Turkey's plans to begin offshore drilling operations in Cypriot-claimed waters.
EDC owns 53% of the Egyptian onshore drilling market, 36% in maintenance, and 15% in offshore drilling, El Husseiny noted, adding that the company is expected to increase its offshore activities in the coming period with new opportunities available in the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.

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