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Vol. 13, No. 36 Week of September 07, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Rig added for ultra-deep Blackbeard

McMoRan commits $160 million for Rowan jack-up for Gulf of Mexico prospects; move could signal positive Blackbeard log results

Ray Tyson

For Petroleum News

Exploration and production independent McMoRan Oil & Gas Corp. has committed $160 million for another Rowan jack-up rig to drill one or more “ultra-deep” gas wells on the Gulf of Mexico’s continental shelf, including additional drilling on the challenging Blackbeard prospect. The move could signal p....

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McMoRan acquired rights

Contract for ultra-deep wells


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