drillship


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drillship

(ˈdrɪlˌʃɪp) or

drilling ship

n
1. (Nautical Terms) a ship provided with drilling equipment and used esp for carrying out test drills
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a ship provided with drilling equipment and used esp for carrying out test drills
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Energy giant ENI's Saipem 12000 drillship was forced to change course on Friday morning after being intercepted by five Turkish navy vessels and threatened with violent confrontation while attempting again to head to the offshore block 3 to drill an exploratory gas well, Deputy Government Spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos said on Friday.
Offshore drilling company Noble Corporation has won new deals for a drillship and a jackup drilling rig.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 4, 2016-Transocean announces early termination notice for the drillship Discoverer India
NASDAQ: ORIG) has acquired the 6th generation ultra deepwater drillship Cerrado, being sold through an auction, for a purchase price of USD 65m, the company said.
A drillship is finally on deployment for exploration activity at a petroleum block straddling Southwest Palawan basin.
Shells planning for its summer 2015 Chukchi Sea exploration drilling involves an extensive logistics exercise involving as many at twenty-nine vessels, including two large mobile offshore drilling structures, the drillship Noble Discoverer, and the semi-submersible Polar Pioneer.
Rolls-Royce Plc has signed a contract to deliver drillship propulsion systems to the world's largest drilling company Transocean.
K Line and Japan Drilling are participating in an ownership consortium for an ultra-deepwater drillship being used in the provision of charter services to Petrobras, the Brazilian state-owned petroleum company.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-September 12, 2011--Oslo-listed Northern Offshore wins up to USD25m drillship contract(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
CANAKKALE, Mar 13, 2011 (TUR) -- The American energy giant ExxonMobil's drillship "Deepwater Champion" passed through Turkey's Canakkale Strait (the Dardanelles) and entered the Marmara Sea on Saturday to explore for oil off Turkey's Black Sea coast.
Summary: Vantage Drilling Company announced that it has taken delivery of the ultra-deepwater drillship, the Platinum Explorer, from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co.
an ExxonMobil affiliate, will use the Deepwater Champion, a specially designed, newly built drillship from a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd.