Offshore Exploration & Drilling

LOC has provided independent marine and engineering consultancy expertise to the offshore oil and gas industry since 1979. This has included a range of services tailored to drilling and exploration. These expertise have been provided to a wide range of international oil majors, national oil companies and international drilling and survey contractors worldwide.

These services range across both the shallow and deep water drilling industries as well as supporting the surveying sector. LOC specialises in MWS for operations related to exploration and drilling and can provide various types of analysis including structural and dynamic analysis, and, stability and motion response analysis. We also conduct DP audits and FMEA’s and vessel suitability, condition and pre-charter surveys.

Our rig related services for the offshore exploration and drilling sector are supported by an experienced team comprised of master mariners, structural engineers, naval architects, mechanical engineers and geotechnical engineers.  The support team provides technical advice and back-up staff on a 24-hour basis worldwide.  Rig move operations are attended by qualified master mariners with extensive rig moving experience.

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