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Research and Markets: Offshore Drilling Market by Service, by Application & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Offshore Drilling Market by Service (Contract Drilling, Directional Drilling, Logging While Drilling, and Measurement While Drilling), by Application (Shallow, Deep, and Ultra-Deep Water) & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.

Growing demand for oil & gas is expected to drive the offshore drilling market at a CAGR 4.54% from 2015 to 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%.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

5 Industry Trends

6 Market Overview

7 An Overview of the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry

8 Offshore Drilling Rig Market

9 Global Offshore Drilling Market, By Service

10 Global Offshore Drilling Market, By Application

11 Offshore Drilling Market, By Region

12 Competitive Landscape

13 Company Profiles

- 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: Business Wire (November 23, 2015 - 6:10 AM EST)

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