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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The Stena Carron drillship is drilling the Haimara-1 well, located 19 miles east of the Pluma-1 discovery in the southeastern part of the Stabroek Block.
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
A subsidiary of United States-based Rowan Companies plc (NYSE: RDC) has signed a two-year drilling contract for Rowan Relentless, the fourth and final drillship in Rowan's current construction programme, with Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
12 April 2011 - Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Seadrill Ltd (OSL: SDRL) said Monday it has exercised an option to build an ultra-deepwater dual derrick drillship, valued at USD600m, due for delivery in 2013.
The first drillship will begin its first work assignment off Brazil.
A letter of intent has been awarded to Smedvig, Stavanger, Norway, by Enterprise Energy Ireland Limited for the assignment of the deepwater drillship West Navion.
Continental margins often contain pockets of oil or gas, and the program's drillship JOIDES Resolution is not equipped to deal with hitting a hydrocarbon deposit.
Turkish drillship Yavuz has started drilling off Karpasia, while Turkey's armed forces provide protection for the country's vessels operating off the island, reports said on Tuesday.
A UK national who suffered a heart attack on an ExxonMobil drillship offshore Cyprus was airlifted by helicopter on Thursday to a hospital in the Cypriot capital Nicosia, Cypriot authorities said.
The Stena Carron drillship commenced drilling on May 25.
Ensco plc has announced that ultra-deepwater drillship ENSCO DS-7 has been offered a contract by Noble Energy for the drilling of two wells and to complete four production wells at the Leviathan field development in the Mediterranean Sea.