GEORGE H.W. BUSH VISIONARY OF OFFSHORE DRILLING

April 08, 2018

George H.W. Bush (George Herbert Walker Bush) was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massac...

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ORANGE AND THE HISTORY OF LEVINGSTON SHIPBUILDING

April 01, 2018

“The story of Orange, Texas, begins on the banks of the Sabine River at a location Situated a hundred miles East of Houston and thirty miles eas...

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ROBERT G. LeTOURNEAU PIONEER OF THE JACKUP RIGS

March 25, 2018

Robert G. LeTourneau was born on November 30, 1888 in Richford, Vermont in the eastern part of the USA. He is known as a prolific inventor of earthmov...

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1910: SHELL FINDS FIRST OIL IN MIRI

March 18, 2018

Malaysia and Miri have a special place in the history of Shell worldwide because it was in this region that the company first puts its roots down. Mar...

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AEILKO JANS ZIJKLERT, THE TOBACCO PLANTER OF EAST JAVA

March 11, 2018

In 1880, Aeilko Jans Zijklert, a 20-yer-old tobacco planter in East Java, moved to Sumatra’s East Coast as soon as government declared this area ope...

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REMEMBERING THE CALABAR QUEEN DRILLING BARGE

March 10, 2018

Very few from the offshore drilling world, can remember the Calabar Queen. The Calabar Queen was not the most outstanding drilling vessel of that time...

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DISCOVERER SEVEN SEAS: THE DEEPWATER RECORD BREAKER

March 04, 2018

In 1976, The Offshore Company completed construction of the Discoverer Seven Seas, a drillship that was the most sophisticated drilling vessel of the ...

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IGNACY LUKASIEWICZ, THE POLISH DISTILLER

February 25, 2018

Ignacy Lukasiewicz was born in 1822 near Mielec in the Austrian empire. He became a pharmacist in the Ukrainian city of Lviv and the first to distill ...

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1975: PENTAGONE 84 IN THE SEA OF IROISE

February 24, 2018

On May 1975, the semi-submersible Pentagone 84, owned by Schlumberger’s subsidiary Forex...

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