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Transocean Ltd. is one of the world's largest offshore drilling contractors. [1]

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Aker Drilling

Aker Drilling, was a Norwegian drilling rig operation company; based in Stavanger, Norway and majority owned by the Aker Group.

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Al Shaheen Oil Field

The Al Shaheen Oil Field is a production oil and gas field off the north east coast of Qatar in the Persian Gulf, north of Doha.

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American City Business Journals

"." Houston Business Journal.

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Anadarko Petroleum

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an American oil and gas exploration company and one of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production companies, with approximately 2.79 billion barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) of proved reserves and annual sales volumes of 274 million BOE as of December 31, 2013.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office.

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Bathyal zone

The bathyal zone or bathypelagic – from Greek βαθύς (bathýs), deep – (also known as midnight zone) is the part of the pelagic zone that extends from a depth of 1000 to 4000 metres (3300 to 13000 feet) below the ocean surface.

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BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton is an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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Bill Clements

William Perry "Bill" Clements, Jr. (April 13, 1917 – May 29, 2011), was the 42nd and 44th governor of Texas, serving from 1979 to 1983 and again from 1987 to 1991.

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Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama.

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Bobby Jindal

Piyush "Bobby" Jindal (born June 10, 1971) is an American politician who is the 55th governor of Louisiana, a former US Congressman, and former vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

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Bourbon Dolphin

Bourbon Dolphin was an anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) of Bourbon Offshore Norway.

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BP plc, also referred to by its former name British Petroleum, is one of the world's six "supermajor" oil and gas companies.

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Canton of Zug

The Canton of Zug is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland.

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Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea.

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Central Time Zone

The Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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Chevron Corporation

Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation.

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The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

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CNR might be an acronym or abbreviation for.

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Deepwater Discovery

Deepwater Discovery is a Samsung/Reading & Bates designed, fifth generation, deepwater dynamic positioning Vanuatu-flagged drillship owned and operated by Transocean.

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Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater, dynamically positioned, semi-submersible offshore oil drilling rig owned by Transocean.

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Deepwater Horizon oil spill

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the BP oil disaster, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and the Macondo blowout) began on 20 April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-owned Transocean-operated Macondo Prospect.

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Deepwater Millennium

Deepwater Millennium is a fifth generation Samsung/Reading & Bates designed, dynamic positioned (DP) Marshall Islands-flagged drillship owned by Transocean.

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Deepwater Nautilus

Deepwater Nautilus is an ultra-deepwater, semi-submersible offshore drilling rig.

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Delaware is a state located in the Northeast megalopolis region and the Northeastern region of the United States.

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A derrick is a lifting device composed at minimum of one guyed mast, as in a gin pole, which may be articulated over a load by adjusting its guys.

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Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA (DETNOR) is an oil exploration and development company focusing petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

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Development Driller III

Development Driller III is a fifth generation, Vanuatu-flagged dynamic positioning semi-submersible ultra-deepwater drilling rig owned by Transocean and operated under lease agreements by various petroleum exploration and production companies worldwide.

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Devon Energy

Devon Energy Corporation is among the largest U.S.-based independent natural gas and oil producers.

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Discoverer Clear Leader

Discoverer Clear Leader is a double hulled dynamically positioned drillship, capable of operating in moderate environments and water depths up to 12,000 feet (3,657m) using an, 15,000 psi blowout preventer (BOP), and a outside diameter (OD) marine riser.

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Discoverer Enterprise

Discoverer Enterprise is a fifth generation deepwater double hulled dynamically positioned drillship (Astano FPSO design) owned and operated by Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc., capable of operating in moderate environments and water depths up to 3,049 m (10,000 ft) using an, 15,000 psi blowout preventer (BOP), and a outside diameter (OD) marine riser.

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Drilling rig

A drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth sub-surface.

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A drillship is a merchant vessel designed for use in exploratory offshore drilling of new oil and gas wells or for scientific drilling purposes.

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Dynamic positioning

Dynamic positioning (DP) is a computer-controlled system to automatically maintain a vessel's position and heading by using its own propellers and thrusters.

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Eni S.p.A. is an Italian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Rome.

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EQT Corporation is one of the largest natural gas producers in the Appalachian Basin.

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Extended reach drilling

Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) is directional drilling of very long horizontal wells.

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Exxon Mobil Corp. (ExxonMobil) is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) (et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and another concerning bribery of foreign officials.

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Galveston Bay

Galveston Bay is the 7th largest estuary in the United States, located along the upper coast of Texas.

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Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and is the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.

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German military administration in occupied France during World War II

The Military Administration in France (Militärverwaltung in Frankreich; Occupation de la France par l'Allemagne) was an interim occupation authority established by Nazi Germany during World War II to administer the occupied zone in areas of northern and western France.

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GlobalSantaFe Corporation

GlobalSantaFe Corporation, which traded on the NYSE as GSF was an offshore oil and gas drilling contractor, which owned or operating a fleet of 59 marine drilling rigs.

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GSF Development Driller II

GSF Development Driller II is a fifth generation, Vanuatu-flagged dynamic positioning semi-submersible ultra-deepwater drilling rig owned and operated by Transocean.

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GSF Explorer

GSF Explorer, formerly USNS Hughes Glomar Explorer (T-AG-193), is a deep-sea drillship platform initially built for the United States Central Intelligence Agency Special Activities Division secret operation Project Azorian to recover the sunken Soviet submarine ''K-129'', lost in April 1968.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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Health and Safety Executive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a non-departmental public body of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in Liverpool, England.

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tom() is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan.

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Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Texas, United States, headquartered in the Houston Chronicle Building at 801 Texas Avenue, Houston.

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Investment banking

An investment bank is a financial institution that assists individuals, corporations, and governments in raising financial capital by underwriting or acting as the client's agent in the issuance of securities (or both).

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Ixtoc I oil spill

Ixtoc I was an exploratory oil well being drilled by the semi-submersible drilling rig ''Sedco 135-F'' in the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico, about northwest of Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche in waters deep.

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Jackup rig

A jackup rig or a self-elevating unit is a type of mobile platform that consists of a buoyant hull fitted with a number of movable legs, capable of raising its hull over the surface of the sea.

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Ken Salazar

Kenneth Lee "Ken" Salazar (born March 2, 1955) served as the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior, in the administration of President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013.

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Limitation of Liability Act of 1851

In United States maritime law, the Limitation of Liability Act of 1851 (46 U.S.C. app. § 183 (1984)) historically, or (46 U.S.C. §§ 30501 - 30512) since Feb.

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Limited company

In a limited company, the liability of members or subscribers of the company is limited to what they have invested or guaranteed to the company.

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List of Governors of Louisiana

This is a list of the governors of Louisiana, from acquisition by the United States in 1803 to the present day; for earlier governors of Louisiana see List of colonial governors of Louisiana.

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List of oilfield service companies

This is a list of oilfield service companies – companies which provide services to the petroleum exploration and production industry but do not typically produce petroleum themselves.

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Louisiana (or; État de Louisiane,; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States.

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Maersk Oil

Maersk Oil (Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S) is a Danish oil and gas company owned by the A. P. Moller-Maersk Group.

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McDermott International

McDermott International (formerly J. Ray McDermott) is an international engineering, procurement, construction and installation company with operations in the Americas, Middle East, the Caspian Sea and the Pacific Rim.

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Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.

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Merrill A. Miller, Jr.

Merrill A. Miller, Jr., more commonly known as Pete Miller, is the chairman and chief executive officer of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), a supplier of oilfield services, equipment and components to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry.

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Ministry of Justice and Public Security

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Safety (Det kongelige Justis- og beredskapsdepartementet) is a Norwegian government ministry in charge of justice, police and domestic intelligence.

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Noble Energy

Noble Energy, Inc., formerly Noble Affiliates, Inc., is a Houston, Texas oil and natural gas exploration and production company with almost US$3 billion in revenue at #660 on the 2007 Fortune 1000 list of the largest American companies.

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North Sea

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Offshore drilling

Offshore drilling is a mechanical process where a wellbore is drilled below the seabed.

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Oil platform

An oil platform, offshore platform, or (colloquially) oil rig is a large structure with facilities to drill wells, to extract and process oil and natural gas, or to temporarily store product until it can be brought to shore for refining and marketing.

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Petróleos Mexicanos (trademarked and better known as Pemex), which translates to Mexican Petroleums, is the Mexican state-owned petroleum company, created in 1938 by nationalized petroleum and the expropriation of all private, foreign, and domestic companies at that time.

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Petrofac is a provider of oilfield services to the international oil and gas industry.

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PETRONAS, short for Petroliam Nasional Berhad, is a Malaysian oil and gas company that was founded on 17 August 1974.

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Project Azorian

"Azorian" (erroneously called "Jennifer" by the press after its Top Secret Security Compartment) was the code name for a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) project to recover the sunken Soviet submarine K-129 from the Pacific Ocean floor in the summer of 1974, using the purpose-built ship Hughes Glomar Explorer.

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Public company

A public, publicly traded, publicly held company or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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Reliance Petroleum

Reliance Petroleum Limited was set up by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), one of India's largest private sector companies based in Ahmedabad.

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Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.

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S&P 500 Index

The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor's 500, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.

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Schlumberger Limited is the world's largest oilfield services company.

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A semi-submersible (semisubmerged ship) is a specialised marine vessel used in a number of specific offshore roles such as offshore drilling rigs, safety vessels, oil production platforms, and heavy lift cranes.

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Shetland (Sealtainn), also called the Shetland Islands, is a subarctic archipelago of Scotland that lies north-east of the island of Great Britain and forms part of the United Kingdom.

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Ship class

A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design.

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Sonat, Inc., headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, was a large Fortune 500 American energy holding company.

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Soviet submarine K-129 (1960)

K-129 was a Project 629A (NATO reporting name Golf-II) diesel-electric powered submarine of the Soviet Pacific Fleet, one of six Project 629 strategic ballistic missile submarines attached to the 15th Submarine Squadron based at Rybachiy Naval Base, Kamchatka, commanded by Rear Admiral Rudolf A. Golosov.

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Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC (S&P) is an American financial services company.

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Statoil ASA,, is a Norwegian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

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Swiss Market Index

The Swiss Market Index (SMI) is Switzerland's blue-chip stock market index, which makes it the most important in the country.

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Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Total S.A.

Total S.A. is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company and one of the six "Supermajor" oil companies in the world.

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Transocean Ltd. is one of the world's largest offshore drilling contractors.

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Transocean John Shaw

Transocean John Shaw is a semi-submersible drilling rig designed by Friede & Goldman as a self-propelled modified & enhanced pacesetter, built and delivered in 1982 by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Ltd. in Japan.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Department of Justice

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The Department is headed by the Attorney General of the United States, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Loretta Lynch.

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Vernier, Switzerland

Vernier is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

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Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat, oil, and blubber.

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