Posts Tagged ‘bop’

Sevan left high and dry off Brazil

by on October 1, 2012 11:56 am BST
Operations on the floater, which is drilling in Brazil’s Santos basin for Petrobras, were suspended last week due to issues found during installation and testing of the Cameron-supplied BOP, which Sevan revealed on Monday “was damaged due to human error”.“The damage was such that we have pulled the

Rowan exercises option to build fourth ultra-deepwater drillship

by on September 11, 2012 2:23 pm BST
Rowan exercises option to build fourth ultra-deepwater drillshipHOUSTON -- Rowan Companies announced that it has exercised its option to build a fourth GustoMSC P10,000 design ultra-deepwater drillship with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. with delivery scheduled in March 2015.The cost for this rig, including commissioning, project management and spares, but

ConocoPhillips restarts Boreas-1 drilling

by Forex Rooton August 17, 2012 4:51 am BST
In late May, the BOP on the semi-submersible rig Transocean Legend was pulled for repair after drilling the Boreas-1 exploration well to a depth of 4009 metres.Several attempts to repair the BOP were unsuccessful, but co-venturer Karoon Gas said today the BOP is fully functional and drilling has

BSEE issues final drilling safety rule

by on August 16, 2012 5:25 am BST
BSEE issues final drilling safety ruleWASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has announced the issuance of a final drilling safety rule. The rule makes final the important safety reforms put in place in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which significantly improved drilling safety by