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Offshore Drilling Rigs Conference

Offshore Drilling Rigs Conference


Singapore land of the Merlion:












Offshore Drilling Rigs was hosted in Singapore, in the world’s largest maritime hub, and at the very heart of offshore activity across South East Asia.

The event brought together key decision makers from major oil companies, government regulators, leading rig owners and contractors, shipyards, technology providers and energy experts who all have been contributed to highlight future rig investment opportunities across Asia, and globally.

Program at a Glance:












  Speakers talked around various topics such as:

  • Short term and long term prediction of rig demand & supply drivers and the development & expenditure focus
  • Overview and outlook for the offshore rig market
  • Rig Market Capital Availability and Comparative Investment Models
  • Regional Governments’ and Oil Majors’ Field Development Plans, Drilling Activities’ Forecasts and Rig Investment Potential
  • Rig Supply and Demand Scenario Updates
  • Rig Construction Market and Project Collaboration Challenges and Opportunities
  • Technology Advances in Rig Design, Construction, Operations and Maintenance
  • Experience and Models in Overcoming Rig Operation and Offshore Drilling HSE Challenges
  • Effective Contract and Risk Management

Key Speakers At Offshore Drilling Rigs 2011 Included:























Global Petro Tech (GPT) as a major player in offshore projects in the Persian Gulf Region, presented a paper on the subject of “Insights into the Offshore Drilling Opportunities from the Persian Gulf”

The paper which was presented by Mr. Hadi Zandi, Marketing Manager of GPT contained significant information about opportunities and challenges for international partners and drilling contractors in order to be involved in aforesaid region projects.

Hadi also talked about current drilling rig utilizations in Qatar, Iran, UAE and Saudi Arabia as well as potential areas to invest in the region. Moreover he explained and predicated offshore drilling progress and plan updates from the Persian Gulf countries.

The presentation is available in power point format at:
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