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Global Offshore Drilling Market is Expected to Grow from USD 78.6 Billion in 2014 to USD 89.8 Billion by 2020, According to Offshore Drilling Market Report 2015-2020

Dublin, Nov. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Offshore Drilling Market by Service, by Application & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.

Global offshore drilling market is expected to grow from USD 78.6 Billion in 2014 to USD 89.8 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 4.54% during 2015-2020. Asia-Pacific accounted for the largest market share in 2014 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.49% during 2015-2020.

The recent decline in the global crude oil prices has negatively affected the E&P activities which is prominently visible with the sharp decline in the global rig count. This has affected the growth of offshore drilling market and the market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 4.54% form 2015-2020. Rapid technological advancements and growing demand for oil & gas are the major driving factors for the market.

Directional drilling and deep water drilling among the markets with highest growth in offshore drilling Globally, Directional drilling for offshore is estimated to grow at the highest rate. In terms of application drilling in Deep-water is estimated to lead and is slightly ahead of shallow water drilling.

Africa to lead the global offshore drilling market in terms of growth rate

With large offshore discoveries in Angola and Tanzania, Africa has taken the lead with the fastest growth rate among all other regions followed by Europe.

Data for offshore drilling market has been collected through several primary and secondary sources. A comprehensive discussion guide was sent to several experts in the field of offshore drilling for the verification of the market findings. 45% of the participants belonged to the Tier 1 companies, 30% by Tier 2, and 25% by tier 3. 20% of the participants belonged to C level category, 25% Managerial Level and rest other designations. Maximum participation was seen from North American region followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. North America contributed 35%, followed by Europe at 25% and Asia-Pacific at 20%.

Companies Profiled:

- Atwoods Oceanics
- Baker Hughes Incorporated
- China Oilfield Services Limited
- Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.
- Dolphin Drilling
- Ensco Plc.
- Halliburton Company
- Kca Deutag
- Maersk Drilling
- Nabors Industries Ltd
- Noble Corporation
- Paragon Offshore Plc.
- Schlumberger Limited
- Scientific Drilling International
- Seadrill Limited
- Superior Energy Services
- Transocean Ltd.
- Weatherford International Ltd
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Source: GlobeNewswire (November 23, 2015 - 6:06 AM EST)

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