jack-ups

jack-ups

n. capsules of a barbiturate drug. (Drugs.) Walter took a few jack-ups and went on to work.
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Release date- 20082019 - Since the end of the second quarter, Seadrill and GDI entered into a 50:50 joint venture, Gulfdrill, which will initially manage and operate five premium jack-ups in Qatar with Qatar Petroleum.
Headquartered in Singapore, Calm Oceans is a global offshore oil and gas company that provides innovative design and engineering services for offshore self-installing jack-ups and storage systems.
As we learned in the first installment of this two-part series, jack-ups rigs could become more common place than their well-loved, floating cousin, the semi-submersible (semi-sub).
Mr MacGregor believes increased levels of activity in the firth, where images of out-of-work semisubmersibles and jack-ups came to starkly illustrate the extent of the recent oil and gas sea downturn, indicate growing confidence in the drilling sector.
Rowan provides offshore oil and gas contract drilling services and operates through Deep-water, Jack-ups and ARO segments in the US Gulf of Mexico, the UK and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, the Middle East and Trinidad.
"By merging our high-quality rig fleets and infrastructure covering the world's most prolific offshore basins, we increase our scale while maintaining a shared focus on high-specification assets that will include ultra-deepwater drillships and versatile semisubmersibles, as well as harsh environment and modern jack-ups.
With Singha Durbar so close, how could tax jack-ups be far behind?
Rowan expects that four of its idle jack-ups will be leased to ARO Drilling to fulfill four three-year contracts that ARO Drilling has been awarded by Saudi Aramco.
This has clear economic benefits too, as renting an Ampelmann is more cost effective than hiring helicopters, larger vessels or inflexible jack-ups. Because an Ampelmann system can work 24 hours a day, the ship can simply be parked next to the structure and left so that a lot more man hours of actual work are achieved.
Globally, the stock of idle jack-ups and floating rigs has expanded substantially since 2009.
The Forging & Casting Manufacturing Facility complements plans by Saudi Aramco to develop several industrial projects in the Kingdom including a maritime project focused on building, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of offshore platforms, jack-ups, offshore service vessels and commercial tankers.
The Forging & Casting Manufacturing Facility complements plans by Saudi Aramco to develop several industrial projects in the Kingdom, including a maritime project focused on building, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of offshore platforms, jack-ups, offshore service vessels and commercial tankers.
jack-ups. Meanwhile, Transocean and Diamond Offshore Drilling have the
The company is also working on a project involving the assembly of small jack-ups designed for the routine maintenance of larger jack-up units, thereby enabling them to remain in operation on station.
The 200,000m 2 yard, which sits along 550m of quayside at RAK Maritime City, is building a pair of self-propelled jack-ups, known as liftboars, under a $180mn contract.