INTERNATIONAL INVENTORY AND FORECAST OF OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND MINERAL ACTIVITY; OCEAN OFFSHORE DRILLING RIGS, SURFACE VESSELS, DIVING AND CERTAIN OTHER UNDERSEA APPARATUS OWNED BY U.S. COMPANIES AND FOREIGN SUBSIDIARIES, YEAR-END 1972

This report provides an inventory (at the end of 1972) of equipment owned by U.S. companies and their foreign subsidiaries used for offshore petroleum and mineral exploration and exploitation. Included in the inventory are oceangoing mobile drilling units, support vessels (tugs, crew-boats, offshore supply vessels, geophysical vessels, pipe laying larges, and derrick barges), and special equipment (submersibles, saturation diving systems, deck decompression chambers, and underwater work chambers). Forecasts of offshore oil and gas production; number of wells drilled, mobile drilling unit and support vessel requirements, depth capability for drilling, diving, and pipe laying, and other industry trends are presented for the period 1972 to 2000.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Universities Research Consortium

    San Antonio, TX  USA 

    United States Coast Guard

    Office of Merchant Marine Safety
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Lohse, A
    • Crump, J R
  • Publication Date: 1973-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 95 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090510
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: GURC-122 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-24635-A
  • Files: NTIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM