A SUPPLY-DEMAND ANALYSIS. VOLUME I. OF THE MOBILE OIL DRILLING RIG MARKET, 1977 - 1987

This report contains a comprehensive short-to-medium range analysis of the supply and demand factors impacting on the markets for offshore oil drilling rigs and related support vessels. Descriptions of the mobile drilling rig and support vessel markets were prepared in which relevant factors and variables which interact to form the 'market' were identified and evaluated. To provide the data base for such an analysis oil and gas reserves worldwide, together with the development policies of major oil producing nations were identified and discussed. The report includes an analysis of the financial performance of the offshore oil drilling industry and the segment of the industry that operates vessels in support of drilling activities. The report also includes a detailed analysis of the financial performance of some of the major offshore drilling contracting firms and a forecast of mobile drilling rig and support vessel supply and demand for the years 1977, 1982 and 1987.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-276 407. Also available in set of 3 reports PC E10, PB-276 405-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    BDM Corporation

    7915 Jones Branch Drive
    McLean, VA  USA  22101

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Durfee, J H
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 355 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00175171
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BDM/W77016-TR-Vol-1 Final Rpt., MA-RD-940-78008
  • Contract Numbers: MA-5-38024
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM