Rigs/Vessels: Canada

US offshore rig count continues to rise

The Baker Hughes weekly rig count finds the number of offshore drilling rigs continues to creep up, reaching a total of 29, one more than the prior week.

US offshore drilling rig count down by two

The US offshore rig count is 27, down two rigs from last week, and down 32 rigs year over year in Baker Hughes’ weekly report.

Offshore drilling rig count rises

The US offshore drilling rig count continues to move the opposite direction from the onshore rig count. 

Teekay Offshore to construct shuttle tankers for East Coast Canada

Teekay Offshore has entered into new long-term contracts with several operators to provide shuttle tanker services for their East Coast Canada oil production.

US offshore drilling rig count steady

The offshore US drilling rig count remained consistent at 29. The Baker Hughes count has noted that this is down 31 from the same period a year ago.

Lamprell to adopt SSI software for rig construction

Lamprell Energy will implement SSI's EnterprisePlatform software solution to allow its engineering team to automate manufacturing processes.

Fugro funds Arctic survey vessel

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Research & Development Corp. (RDC) says it will invest $4.9 million in a multi-purpose survey, support, and research and development vessel for Arctic waters.

Damen PSV 5000 vessels to work in sub-arctic waters

Atlantic Towing Ltd (USA) has selected newly designed, ice-strengthened PSV 5000 vessels from Damen Shipyards Group to meet its demanding 10-year offshore support contract with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Co. Ltd.

Top Topsides 2013 conference moments

Checkout a slideshow covering the highlights of last year's 2013 Topsides Conference.

Deep Panuke offshore Nova Scotia builds to full capacity

SBM Offshore has completed debottlenecking EnCana’s Deep Panuke production platform offshore Nova Scotia.

Webcasts

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

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Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

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Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

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