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In the News: Offshore Report

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Posted By Meagan Wildfong

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Source: Gulf of Mexico Activity Report | August 14, 2017 

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Total mobile rig utilization in the Gulf of Mexico moves up this week. Current fleet utilization is 40%, with 30 of 75 rigs under contract or committed for work. Utilization of the marketed rig fleet, which excludes cold stacked and other rigs that are here but not marketed in the U.S. Gulf, holds steady at 66.7%, with 30 of 45 units under contract.

 

Utilization of the jackup fleet drops to 23.5%, with 8 of 34 units under contract. Marketed jackup utilization ticks up slightly to 53.3%, with 8 of 15 units under contract.

 

Floating rig utilization moves up to 53.7%, with 22 of 41 units under contract. Marketed utilization stays at 73.3%, with 22 of 30 units under contract or committed for work.

 

Total platform rig fleet utilization remains steady at 41.5%, with 17 of 41 units under contract. Marketed utilization holds at 51.5%, with 17 of 33 units under contract or committed for work.

 

Inland barge utilization climbs with 12 of 44 units under contract, for utilization of 27.3%. Marketed rig utilization climbs as well to 34.3%, with 12 of 35 units under contract.

 

For more offshore drilling news, please contact our customer service team at 800-371-0083 and inquire about the Gulf of Mexico Activity Report

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