Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 - Norway a Driving Force for the European Offshore Drilling Industry, Reserves and Development Projects

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London (PRWEB) November 07, 2013

Summary

GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 - Norway a Driving Force for the European Offshore Drilling Industry, Reserves and Development Projects”. The study, which is an offering from the company’s Energy Research Group, provides an in-depth analysis of the offshore drilling industry in Europe and highlights the various concerns, shifting trends and major happenings in regions worldwide.

Scope

-Overview and analysis of the offshore drilling industry of Europe
-Analysis of the historical trends and forecasts to 2016
-Analysis and forecasts of offshore wells drilled and offshore drilling expenditure
-Provides country-specific data analysis of Norway, Denmark, The Netherlands, UK, Russia, FSU and others
-Analyzes the opportunities and challenges in the offshore drilling industry in Europe
-Analyzes the competitive scenario in the offshore drilling industry in Europe

Reasons to buy

-Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about the offshore drilling industry in Europe
-Identify opportunities and challenges in the offshore drilling industry in Europe
-Increase future revenues and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the offshore drilling industry in Europe
-Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major players in the offshore drilling industry in Europe

1 Table of Contents 5
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8
2 Introduction to the Offshore Drilling Industry 9
2.1 Significance of Offshore Drilling and Major Offshore Areas in Europe 9
2.2 Impact of the Offshore Exploration Business on the Offshore Drilling Business 9
2.3 Importance of Various Local Government and Private Regulations Influencing the Offshore Exploration and Drilling Business 9
2.4 Offshore Drilling Business Development and Key Bid Evaluation Criteria 10
2.4.1 Technical Suitability 10
2.4.2 Price 10
2.4.3 Availability 10
2.5 The Offshore Drilling Industry and Its Role as a Part of the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry Value Chain 10
2.6 Types of Rig and Support Services 11
2.6.1 Mobile Bottom Supported Rigs 11
2.6.2 Floating Rigs 11
2.6.3 Key Technologies Used as Supporting Mechanisms in Floating Rigs 12
2.6.4 Subsea Production and Processing Systems 12
2.7 Offshore Drilling Technology Concepts 13
2.7.1 Exploratory Wells 13
2.7.2 Appraisal Wells 13
2.7.3 Development Wells 13
2.7.4 Deepwater Drilling 13
2.7.5 Rotary Drilling Procedures 13
2.8 Key Allied Segments Supplementing the Core Offshore Drilling Business 15
2.8.1 Oilfield Services 15
2.8.2 Geo-scientific Support Services 15
2.8.3 Rig Support Services 15
2.8.4 Engineering and Equipment Support Services 15
3 Offshore Drilling Industry in Europe to 2016 – Key Trends and Challenges 16
3.1 Offshore Regulations in Europe Expected to Become More Stringent After the Expected Approval of the Recent Oil and Gas Safety Directive 16
3.2 Kazakhstan Proving to Be a Key Region, Driving Offshore Drilling Activity in the European Region with Major Discoveries 17
3.3 Encouraging Tax Policies by the UK Government Expected to Drive Investments in the Offshore E&P Sector in the UK 17
3.4 Tax Incentives Expected to Drive Investments by Offshore Operators and Drilling Contractors 17
3.5 Arctic Region off the European Coast Expected to Witness Increased Offshore Drilling Activity 18
4 Offshore Drilling Activity in Europe to 2016 – Drilling and Well Forecasts to 2016, Profiles of Major Regional Contractors 19
4.1 Offshore Drilling Expenditure Statistics, Europe, 2000–2016 19
4.2 Offshore Drilling Expenditure Statistics, Europe, by Country, 2000–2016 21
4.3 Offshore Well Statistics, Europe, 2000–2016 23
4.4 Offshore Well Statistics, Europe, 2000–2016, by Country 25
4.5 Profiles of the Major Offshore Drilling Contractors in Europe 27
4.5.1 KCA Deutag 27
4.5.2 Archer Limited 27
4.5.3 Transocean Ltd 28
4.5.4 State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic 29
4.5.5 Odfjell 29
4.5.6 Chernomorneftegaz 30
4.5.7 Noble Corporation 30
4.5.8 Maersk Drilling 31
4.5.9 Ensco plc 31
4.5.10 North Atlantic Drilling 32
4.6 Rig Fleet Summary by Individual Rig Name, Rig Manager, Status and Country of Deployment 32
5 Key European Countries’ Offshore Wells and Drilling Expenditure Statistics 40
5.1 Offshore Drilling in Norway – Wells and Expenditure Statistics to 2016 40
5.1.1 Norway, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 40
5.1.2 Norway, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 42
5.1.3 Norway, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 44
5.2 Offshore Drilling in the UK – Wells and Expenditure Statistics to 2016 45
5.2.1 UK, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 45
5.2.2 UK, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 47
5.2.3 UK, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 49
5.3 Offshore Drilling in the Netherlands – Wells and Expenditure Statistics to 2016 50
5.3.1 Netherlands, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 50
5.3.2 Netherlands, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 52
5.3.3 Netherlands, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 54
5.4 Offshore Drilling in Denmark – Wells and Expenditure Statistics to 2016 55
5.4.1 Denmark, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 55
5.4.2 Denmark, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 57
5.4.3 Denmark, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 59
5.5 Offshore Drilling in Russia – Wells and Expenditure Statistics to 2016 60
5.5.1 Russia, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 60
5.5.2 Russia, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 62
5.5.3 Russia, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 64
5.6 Offshore Drilling in the Former Soviet Union – Wells and Expenditure Statistics to 2016 65
5.6.1 Former Soviet Union, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 65
5.6.2 Former Soviet Union, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 67
5.6.3 Former Soviet Union, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 69
5.7 Offshore Drilling in Other Countries in Europe – Wells and Expenditure Statistics to 2016 70
5.7.1 Other European Countries, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 70
5.7.2 Other European Countries, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 72
5.7.3 Other European Countries, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 74
6 Appendix 75
6.1 Abbreviations 75
6.2 Bibliography 75
6.3 Market Definitions 76
6.4 Methodology 76
6.5 Coverage 76
6.5.1 Secondary Research 76
6.5.2 Primary Research 76
6.5.3 Expert Panel Validation 77
6.6 Contact Us 77
6.7 About GBI Research 77
6.8 Disclaimer 77

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), Europe, 2000–2016 20
Table 2: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), Europe, by Country, 2000–2016 22
Table 3: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Wells Drilled, Europe, 2000–2016 24
Table 4: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Wells Drilled, Europe, 2000–2016, by Country 26
Table 5: KCA Deutag, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 27
Table 6: Archer Limited, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 27
Table 7: Transocean Ltd, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 28
Table 8: State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 29
Table 9: Odfjell Drilling AS, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 29
Table 10: Chernomorneftegaz, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 30
Table 11: Noble Corporation, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 30
Table 12: Maersk Drilling, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 31
Table 13: Ensco plc, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 31
Table 14: North Atlantic Drilling, Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, March 2013 32
Table 15: Offshore Rig Fleet Summary, Europe, February 2013 32
Table 16: Norway, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 41
Table 17: Norway, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 43
Table 18: Norway, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 44
Table 19: UK, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 46
Table 20: UK, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 48
Table 21: UK, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 49
Table 22: Netherlands, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 51
Table 23: Netherlands, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 53
Table 24: Netherlands, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 54
Table 25: Denmark, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 56
Table 26: Denmark, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 58
Table 27: Denmark, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 59
Table 28: Russia, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 61
Table 29: Russia, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 63
Table 30: Russia, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 64
Table 31: Former Soviet Union, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 66
Table 32: Former Soviet Union, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 68
Table 33: Former Soviet Union, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 69
Table 34: Other European Countries, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 71
Table 35: Other European Countries, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 73
Table 36: Other European Countries, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 74

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), Europe, 2000–2016 19
Figure 2: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), Europe, by Country, 2000–2016 21
Figure 3: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Wells Drilled, Europe, 2000–2016 23
Figure 4: Offshore Drilling Industry, Europe, Offshore Wells Drilled, Europe, 2000–2016, by Country 25
Figure 5: Norway, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 40
Figure 6: Norway, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 42
Figure 7: Norway, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 44
Figure 8: UK, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 45
Figure 9: UK, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 47
Figure 10: UK, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 49
Figure 11: Netherlands, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 50
Figure 12: Netherlands, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 52
Figure 13: Netherlands, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 54
Figure 14: Denmark, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 55
Figure 15: Denmark, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 57
Figure 16: Denmark, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 59
Figure 17: Russia, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 60
Figure 18: Russia, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 62
Figure 19: Russia, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 64
Figure 20: Former Soviet Union, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 65
Figure 21: Former Soviet Union, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 67
Figure 22: Former Soviet Union, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 69
Figure 23: Other European Countries, Offshore Well Statistics, 2000–2016 70
Figure 24: Other European Countries, Offshore Drilling Expenditure ($m), 2000–2016 72
Figure 25: Other European Countries, Number of Active Lease-Owned Blocks, 2006–2011 74

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