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Vol. 13, No. 26 Week of June 29, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Transocean rig surpasses 40,000 feet

Ray Tyson

For Petroleum News

Transoceanís jack-up GSF Rig 127 set a world record for the longest extended-reach well ever drilled to a measured depth of 40,320 feet with a 35,770-foot horizontal section, Transocean said. The well was recently drilled offshore Qatar in 36 days and incident-free, the company added, noting that th....

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