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Pacific Drilling Goes Digital with Oceaneering

mission support centers currently in Stavanger and Houston, and future centers.“We are delighted to work with Pacific Drilling to make the ‘Rig of the Future’ a reality,” said Kelly McDowell, Oceaneering’s Global Data Solutions Director. “By choosing this integrated rig services package, Pacific and its customers can increase transparency as well as worker safety by leveraging our cross-functional team to maximize efficiency.”Corey Thompson, CIO for Pacific Drilling, said, “Applying best-in-class IT technologies and services to Pacific Drilling’s deepwater

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Deep Sea Mooring Wins Diamond Offshore Contract

Sea Mooring (DSM) on Tuesday announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore.Under the terms of the deal, DSM said it will provide a broad array of mooring and related equipment to several of Diamond’s rigs, as well as a range of engineering and rig services expertise.Wolfgang Wandl, Group CEO at Vryhof, said, “Not only are we committing to a 10-year partnership agreement for the provision of mooring equipment to Diamond, but we will also be working closely together on the latest advanced mooring integrity management systems with regular meetings

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Singapore's Offshore Industry Recovering

as more gradual with risk of most new order wins being low or zero-margin jobs," said Ajay Mirchandani, head of research for ASEAN at JP Morgan. "We won't be anywhere near the glory days for the foreseeable future."Take Kim Heng Offshore and Marine Holdings, a firm which provides rig services and owns shipyards. During the downturn, it slashed its workforce by a third, cut salaries by 10-20 percent, and sold around seven barges.As oil prices recovered, it has gone into distressed sales and bought several vessels used for towing and anchoring rigs, for as little as $3.2 million apiece

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