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Barclays analysts downplay the impact of the safety notice on offshore drillers ordering...

Barclays analysts downplay the impact of the safety notice on offshore drillers ordering inspection of subsea equipment on some Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs for faulty bolts. "While this event poses additional downtime risk for these drillers, we believe the downtime would be limited and can be often mitigated through the course of normal operations," the firm says.
Comments (7)
  • WLL has no offshore. I doubt if HK has any either.
    7 Feb 2013, 04:34 PM Reply Like
  • Pretty sure HK is in ND TX OH. Check website for clarity.
    8 Feb 2013, 01:55 PM Reply Like
  • qep also does not drill offshore. Better do your homework.
    7 Feb 2013, 09:54 PM Reply Like
  • I work in offshore deepwater drilling and this will have very little impact on companies. All they will do is change the bolts out the next time the BOPs are on surface as part of the routine maintenance.
    7 Feb 2013, 10:53 PM Reply Like
  • Dragonrider thanks! Finally an expert appears who knows.
    8 Feb 2013, 04:22 AM Reply Like
  • The rigs I work on often cut nd replace the bolts when they nipple down BOP.
    8 Feb 2013, 04:45 AM Reply Like
  • The bolts in question are related to Subsea BOPs, not surface.
    8 Feb 2013, 06:08 AM Reply Like
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