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Offshore Drilling Industry in the Americas to 2016 - Activity in Latin America Expected to Drive Expenditure in the Future

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Offshore Drilling Industry in the Americas to 2016 - Activity in Latin America Expected to Drive Expenditure in the Future

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Offshore Drilling Industry in the Americas to 2016 - Activity in Latin America Expected to Drive Expenditure in the Future

Summary GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, "Offshore Drilling Industry in the Americas to 2016 - Activity in Latin America Expected to Drive Expenditure in the Future". The study, which is an offering from the company's Energy Research Group, provides an in-depth analysis of the offshore drilling market in the Americas and highlights the various concerns, shifting trends and major players in the region. The report provides forecasts for the offshore drilling industry in the Americas region to 2016. The report also provides segmental forecasts of the offshore drilling market in the Americas region by water depth and highlights the major countries in the region. The report provides in-depth analysis of the key trends and challenges in the offshore drilling market in the region. An analysis of the competitive scenario, data on the offshore wells and drilling expenditure in the region are also provided for each of the market segments.Scope - Overview and analysis of the offshore drilling industry of Americas

- Analysis of the historical trends and forecasts to 2016

- Analysis and forecasts of offshore wells drilled and offshore drilling expenditure

- Provides country-specific data analysis of the US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, and Argentina

- Analyzes the opportunities and challenges in the offshore drilling industry of Americas

- Analyzes the competitive scenario in the offshore drilling industry of the Americas

Reasons to buy - Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about the offshore drilling industry in Americas.

- Identify opportunities and challenges in the offshore drilling industry in Americas.

- Increase future revenues and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the offshore drilling industry of Americas.

- Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major players in the offshore drilling industry in Americas.

- Benchmark your operations and strategies using key insights from the major current and expected business developments with regard to the American offshore drilling industry.

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents1 Table of Contents 51.1 List of Tables 71.2 List of Figures 82 Introduction 93 Introduction to the Offshore Drilling Industry 103.1 Significance of Offshore Drilling and Major Offshore Areas in the Americas 103.2 Impact of the Offshore Exploration Business on the Offshore Drilling Business 103.3 Importance of Various Local Government and Private Regulations Influencing the Offshore Exploration and Drilling Business 103.4 Offshore Drilling Business Development and Key Bid Evaluation Criteria [BEC] 113.4.1 Technical Suitability 113.4.2 Price 113.4.3 Availability 113.5 The Offshore Drilling Industry and Its Role as a Part of the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry Value Chain 113.6 Types of Rig and Support Services 123.6.1 Mobile Bottom Supported Rigs 123.6.2 Floating Rigs 123.6.3 Key Technologies Used as Supporting Mechanisms in Floating Rigs 133.6.4 Subsea Production and Processing Systems 133.7 Offshore Drilling Technology Concepts 143.7.1 Exploratory Wells 143.7.2 Appraisal Wells 143.7.3 Development Wells 143.7.4 Deepwater Drilling 143.7.5 Rotary Drilling Procedures 143.8 Key Allied Segments Supplementing the Core Offshore Drilling Business 153.8.1 Oilfield Services 153.8.2 Geo-Scientific Support Services 153.8.3 Rig Support Services 153.8.4 Engineering and Equipment Support Services 164 Offshore Drilling Industry in the Americas to 2016 – Key Trends and Challenges 174.1 Stringent Offshore Regulations and Slowdown in Process of Issuance of Fresh Drilling Permits Hampering Speed of Activity in the US Gulf of Mexico [USGOM] 174.2 Offshore Exploration in the Arctic Region Expected to be Driven in the Second Half of 2012 and 2013 by Operations Planned by International Oil Majors 174.3 Rise in Demand for Deepwater and Ultradeep Water Drilling is Expected to Increase Offshore Day Rates for Drillships and Semi-submersibles 184.4 Dearth of Qualified Marine Crew Operating in Deepwater US Gulf of Mexico [USGOM] Is Posing Risk of Temporary Operational Slowdown in Deepwater Activity 194.5 Offshore Exploration and Production Activity Plans by Oil Companies in South and Central America Expected to Drive Offshore Drilling Expenditure and Demand for Rigs 195 Offshore Drilling Activity in the Americas to 2016 – Drilling and Well Forecasts to 2016, Profiles of Major Regional Contractors 205.1 Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecast for the Americas to 2016 205.2 Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecast for the Americas by Region, 2000–2016 225.3 Offshore Well Forecast for the Americas to 2016 245.4 Offshore Well Forecast for the Americas to 2016, by Region 265.5 Profiles of the Major Offshore Drilling Contractors in the Americas 285.5.1 Transocean Ltd. 285.5.2 Noble Drilling 285.5.3 Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. 295.5.4 Ensco plc 295.5.5 Hercules Offshore 306 Key North American Countries' Offshore Wells and Drilling Expenditure Statistics 316.1 North America, Offshore Drilling Forecast to 2016 316.1.1 North America, Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecast to 2016, by Water Depth 316.1.2 North America, Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecast to 2016, by Country 336.1.3 North America Offshore Wells Forecast to 2016 356.1.4 North America Offshore Wells Forecast to 2016, by Country 376.2 United States, Offshore Drilling – Wells Statistics and Expenditure To 2016 396.2.1 United States, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 396.2.2 United States, Offshore Drilling Expenditure [$bn], by Water Depth, 2000–2016 416.2.3 United States, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011, by Lease-owned Blocks 436.3 Canada, Offshore Drilling – Wells Statistics and Expenditure To 2016 446.3.1 Canada, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 446.3.2 Canada, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 467 Key South and Central American Countries' Offshore Wells and Drilling Expenditure Statistics 487.1 South and Central America, Offshore Drilling Forecast to 2016 487.1.1 South and Central America, Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecast to 2016, by Water Depth 487.1.2 South and Central America, Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecast to 2016, by Country 507.1.3 South and Central America Offshore Wells Forecast to 2016 527.1.4 South and Central America Offshore Wells Forecast to 2016, by Country 547.2 Brazil, Offshore Drilling Forecast to 2016 567.2.1 Brazil, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 567.2.2 Brazil, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 587.2.3 Brazil, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 607.3 Venezuela, Offshore Drilling Forecast to 2016 617.3.1 Venezuela, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 617.3.2 Venezuela, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 637.3.3 Venezuela, Top Lease Holders, 2011 657.4 Argentina, Offshore Drilling Forecast to 2016 667.4.1 Argentina, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 667.4.2 Argentina, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 687.4.3 Argentina, Top Lease Holders, 2011 707.5 Trinidad and Tobago, Offshore Drilling Forecast to 2016 717.5.1 Trinidad and Tobago, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 717.5.2 Trinidad and Tobago, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $ billion, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 737.5.3 Trinidad and Tobago, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 757.6 Mexico, Offshore Drilling Forecast to 2016 767.6.1 Mexico, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 767.6.2 Mexico, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 788 Appendix 808.1 Market Definitions 808.2 Abbreviations 808.3 References 808.4 Methodology 818.4.1 Coverage 818.4.2 Secondary Research 818.4.3 Primary Research 818.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 828.5 Contact Us 828.6 Disclaimer 82

List of Tables

1.1 List of TablesTable 1: Offshore Drilling Industry, Americas, Expenditure by Water Depth [$bn], 2000–2016 21Table 2: Offshore Drilling Industry, Americas, Expenditure by Region [$bn], 2000–2016 23Table 3: Offshore Wells Drilled, Americas, 2000–2016 25Table 4: Offshore Wells Drilled, The Americas, by Region, 2000–2016 27Table 5: Transocean Ltd. — Offshore Rig Fleet Summary for the Americas, H1 2012 28Table 6: Noble Drilling — Offshore Rig Fleet Summary for the Americas, H1 2012 28Table 7: Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. — Offshore Rig Fleet Summary for the Americas, H1 2012 29Table 8: Ensco plc — Offshore Rig Fleet Summary for the Americas, H1 2012 29Table 9: Hercules Offshore — Offshore Rig Fleet Summary for the Americas, H1 2012 30Table 10: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $ bn, North America, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 32Table 11: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, North America, by Country, 2000–2016 34Table 12: Number of Offshore Wells Drilled, North America, 2000–2016 36Table 13: Offshore Wells Drilled, North America, 2000–2016 38Table 14: United States, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 40Table 15: United States, Offshore Drilling Expenditure [$bn], by Water Depth, 2000–2016 42Table 16: United States, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 43Table 17: Canada, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 45Table 18: Canada, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 47Table 19: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, South and Central America, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 49Table 20: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, South and Central America, by Country, 2000–2016 51Table 21: Number of Offshore Wells Drilled, South America, 2000–2016 53Table 22: Number of Offshore Wells Drilled, South America, 2000–2016 55Table 23: Brazil, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 57Table 24: Brazil, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 59Table 25: Brazil, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 60Table 26: Venezuela, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 62Table 27: Venezuela, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 64Table 28: Venezuela, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 65Table 29: Argentina, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 67Table 30: Argentina, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 69Table 31: Argentina, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 70Table 32: Trinidad and Tobago, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 72Table 33: Trinidad and Tobago, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 74Table 34: Trinidad and Tobago, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 75Table 35: Mexico, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 77Table 36: Mexico, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 79

List of Figures

1.2 List of FiguresFigure 1: Offshore Drilling Industry, Americas, Expenditure by Water Depth [$bn], 2000–2016 20Figure 2: Offshore Drilling Industry, Americas, Expenditure by Region [$bn], 2000–2016 22Figure 3: Offshore Drilling Industry, Americas, Number of Offshore Wells Drilled, 2000–2016 24Figure 4: Offshore Wells Drilled, Americas, by Region, 2000–2016 26Figure 5: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $ bn, North America, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 32Figure 6: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, North America, by Country, 2000–2016 33Figure 7: Number of Offshore Wells Drilled, North America, 2000–2016 35Figure 8: Offshore Wells Drilled, North America, 2000–2016 37Figure 9: United States, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 39Figure 10: United States, Offshore Drilling Expenditure [$bn], by Water Depth, 2000–2016 41Figure 11: United States, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 43Figure 12: Canada, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 44Figure 13: Canada, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 46Figure 14: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, South and Central America, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 48Figure 15: Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, South and Central America, by Country, 2000–2016 50Figure 16: Number of Offshore Wells Drilled, South America, 2000–2016 52Figure 17: Number of Offshore Wells Drilled, South America, 2000–2016 54Figure 18: Brazil, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 56Figure 19: Brazil, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 58Figure 20: Brazil, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 60Figure 21: Venezuela, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 61Figure 22: Venezuela, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 63Figure 23: Venezuela, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 65Figure 24: Argentina, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 66Figure 25: Argentina, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 68Figure 26: Argentina, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 70Figure 27: Trinidad and Tobago, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 71Figure 28: Trinidad and Tobago, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 73Figure 29: Trinidad and Tobago, Top Offshore Lease Holders, 2011 75Figure 30: Mexico, Offshore Wells Forecast, 2000–2016 76Figure 31: Mexico, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, $bn, by Water Depth, 2000–2016 78

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