Offshore Drilling Industry in Middle East and Africa to 2015 Strict Offshore Regulatory Norms and Ambitious Initiatives by African Governments to Propel Growth


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GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “The Offshore Drilling Industry in Middle East and Africa to 2015 - Strict Offshore Regulatory Norms and Ambitious Initiatives by African Governments to Propel Growth”. 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 Middle East and Africa region and highlights the various concerns, shifting trends and major players in the region. 

The report provides forecasts for the offshore drilling industry in the Middle East and Africa region to 2015. The report also provides segmental forecasts of the offshore drilling market in the Middle East and Africa 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. The report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GBI Research’s team of industry experts. 

Scope

The report provides in-depth analysis of the major factors affecting the offshore drilling industry in Middle East and Africa. Its scope includes:

  • Overview and analysis of the offshore drilling industry of Middle East and Africa
  • Analysis of the historical trends and forecasts to 2015
  • Analysis and forecasts of offshore wells drilled and offshore drilling expenditure
  • Provides country-specific data analysis of Nigeria, Angola, Libya, Egypt, and Qatar
  • Analyzes the opportunities and challenges in the offshore drilling industry of Middle East and Africa
  • Analyzes the competitive scenario in the offshore drilling industry of Middle East and Africa

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability. It will allow you to:

  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about the offshore drilling industry in Middle East and Africa
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in the offshore drilling industry in Middle East and Africa
  • Increase future revenues and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the offshore drilling industry of Middle East and Africa
  • Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major players in the offshore drilling industry in Middle East and Africa
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 6
1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Executive Summary 8
2.1 Offshore Drilling Expenditure in Middle East and Africa is Expected to Continue to Increase to 2015 after a Dip in the Previous Two Years 8
2.2 Growth in Oil and Gas Demand in the Long Term and Increase in Offshore Oil and Gas Production Driving the Growth of the Offshore Drilling Industry 9
2.3 Increasing Trend towards Deep And Ultra Deep Water Exploration and Production is Driving the Growth of the Offshore Drilling Industry 9

3 Offshore Drilling Industry in Middle East and Africa to 2015 11

4 Introduction to the Offshore Drilling Industry 12

4.1 Significance of Offshore Drilling and Major Offshore Areas in Middle East and Africa 12
4.2 Impact of the Offshore Exploration Business on the Offshore Drilling Business 12
4.3 Importance of Various Local Governmental and Private Regulations Influencing the Offshore Exploration and Drilling Business 12
4.4 Offshore Drilling Business Development and Key Bid Evaluation Criteria (BEC) 13
4.4.1 Technical Suitability 13
4.4.2 Price 13
4.4.3 Availability 13
4.5 The Offshore Drilling Industry and its Role as a Part of the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry Value Chain 14
4.6 Types of Rigs and Support Services 14
4.6.1 Mobile Bottom-Supported Rigs 15
4.6.2 Floating Rigs 15
4.6.3 Key Technologies Used as Supporting Mechanisms in Floating Rigs 16
4.6.4 Subsea Production and Processing Systems 17
4.7 Offshore Drilling Technology Concepts 17
4.7.1 Exploratory Wells 17
4.7.2 Appraisal Wells 17
4.7.3 Development Wells 18
4.7.4 Deepwater Drilling 18
4.7.5 Rotary Drilling Procedures 18
4.8 Key Allied Segments Supplementing the Core Offshore Drilling Business 19
4.8.1 Oilfield Services 19
4.8.2 Geo-scientific Support Services 20
4.8.3 Rig Support Services 20
4.8.4 Engineering and Equipment Support Services 20

5 Key Trends and Challenges for Offshore Drilling Industry in Middle East and Africa 21
5.1 Key Drivers for the Offshore Drilling Industry in Middle East and Africa 21
5.1.1 Offshore Regulatory Norms and Ambitious Initiatives by African Governments to Propel Industry Growth in the Region 21
5.1.2 Fresh Offshore Discoveries Potential Would Drive the Future Offshore Drilling Business in Middle East and Africa 21
5.1.3 East African Oil Discoveries Could Signal a Strong Offshore Potential for the Region 21
5.2 Major Challenges for the Offshore Drilling Industry in Middle East and Africa 23
5.2.1 Middle East Political Tensions Could Hamper Offshore Oil and Gas Development in Israel 23

6 Offshore Drilling Forecasts for Middle East and Africa to 2015 25
6.1 Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecasts for Middle East and Africa to 2015 25
6.2 Offshore Drilling Expenditure Forecasts for Middle East and Africa to 2015, by Country 27
6.3 Offshore Wells Forecasts for Middle East and Africa to 2015 29
6.4 Offshore Wells Forecasts for Middle East and Africa to 2015, by Country 31
6.5 Profiles of Major Offshore Drilling Contractors for Middle East and Africa 33
6.5.1 Transocean Ltd. 33
6.5.2 Noble Corporation 34
6.5.3 Diamond Offshore Drilling 35
6.5.4 Ensco International 35
6.5.5 Seadrill 36

7 Key Middle East and Africa Countries Offshore Wells and Drilling Expenditure Statistics 37
7.1 Nigeria Offshore Drilling Forecasts to 2015 37
7.1.1 Nigeria, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 37
7.1.2 Nigeria, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, 2000-2015, by Water Depth 39
7.1.3 Top Offshore Lease Holders, Nigeria, 2009 41
7.2 Angola Offshore Drilling Forecasts to 2015 45
7.2.1 Angola, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 45
7.2.2 Angola, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, 2000-2015, by Water Depth 47
7.2.3 Top Offshore Lease Holders, Angola, 2009 49
7.3 Libya Offshore Drilling Forecasts to 2015 52
7.3.1 Libya, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, 2000-2015, by Water Depth 52
7.3.2 Top Offshore Lease Holders, Libya, 2009 54
7.4 Egypt Offshore Drilling Forecasts to 2015 56
7.4.1 Egypt, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, 2000-2015, by Water Depth 56
7.4.2 Top Offshore Lease Holders, Egypt, 2009 57
7.5 Qatar Offshore Drilling Forecasts to 2015 59
7.5.1 Qatar, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, 2000-2015, by Water Depth 59
7.5.2 Top Offshore Lease Holders, Qatar, 2009 60
7.6 Middle East and Africa Other Countries Offshore Drilling Forecasts to 2015 62
7.6.1 Other Countries, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 62
7.6.2 Other Countries, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, 2000-2015, by Water Depth 64
7.6.3 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Bahrain 66
7.6.4 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Ghana 66
7.6.5 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Cameroon 67
7.6.6 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Mauritania 67
7.6.7 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Tanzania 67
7.6.8 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Mozambique 68
7.6.9 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Liberia 68
7.6.10 Offshore Drilling Scenario, Namibia 68

8 Appendix 69
8.1 Abbreviations 69
8.2 Methodology 69
8.2.1 Coverage 69
8.2.2 Secondary Research 70
8.2.3 Primary Research 70
8.2.4 Expert Panel Validation 70
8.3 Contact Us 71
8.4 About GBI Research 71
8.5 Disclaimer 71
Table 1: Middle East and Africa, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 27
Table 2: Middle East and Africa, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015, by Country 29
Table 3: Offshore Wells Forecast, Middle East and Africa, 2000-2015 31
Table 4: Offshore Wells Forecast by Country, Middle East and Africa, 2000-2015 33
Table 5: Transocean Ltd. Rig Fleet Summary for Middle East and Africa 34
Table 6: Transocean Ltd. Rig Status for Middle East and Africa by Country 34
Table 7: Noble Corporation Rig Fleet Summary for Middle East and Africa 35
Table 8: Diamond Offshore Rig Fleet Summary for Middle East and Africa 35
Table 9: Ensco International Rig Fleet Summary for Middle East and Africa 36
Table 10: Seadrill Rig Fleet Summary for Middle East and Africa 36
Table 11: Nigeria, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 39
Table 12: Nigeria, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 41
Table 13: Nigeria, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 44
Table 14: Angola, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 47
Table 15: Angola, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015, by Water Depth 49
Table 16: Angola, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 51
Table 17: Libya, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 54
Table 18: Libya, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 55
Table 19: Egypt, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 57
Table 20: Egypt, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 58
Table 21: Qatar, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 60
Table 22: Qatar, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 61
Table 23: Other Countries, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 64
Table 24: Other Countries, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, ($bn) 2000-2015 66
Figure 1: Middle East and Africa, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 26
Figure 2: Middle East and Africa, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015, by Country 28
Figure 3: Offshore Wells Forecast, Middle East and Africa, 2000-2015 30
Figure 4: Offshore Wells Forecast by Country, Middle East and Africa, 2000-2015 32
Figure 5: Nigeria, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 38
Figure 6: Nigeria, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 40
Figure 7: Nigeria, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 43
Figure 8: Angola, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 46
Figure 9: Angola, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015, by Water Depth 48
Figure 10: Angola, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 50
Figure 11: Libya, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 53
Figure 12: Libya, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 55
Figure 13: Egypt, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 56
Figure 14: Egypt, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 58
Figure 15: Qatar, Offshore Drilling Expenditure (US$bn), 2000-2015 59
Figure 16: Qatar, Top Offshore Lease-Holders, 2009 61
Figure 17: Other Countries, Offshore Wells Forecasts, 2000-2015 63
Figure 18: Other Countries, Offshore Drilling Expenditure, (US$bn) 2000-2015 65