Rueters:Nov 21 (Reuters) - Transocean Ltd attached some hardnumbers to industry concerns about near-term slack in the demandfor deepwater oil and gas drilling, saying its rigs wouldrepresent more than a third of those seeking work in 2014.
Shares of Transocean, owner of the world's largest offshoredrilling fleet, fell 3.7 percent to $51.92 in early trading onThursday.
Transocean executives told analysts at a meeting in New Yorkthat 14 Transocean deepwater rigs would be available in 2014 outof a total of 39 industry-wide. Both figures are unusually high.
Among rivals, Ensco Plc will have eight rigsavailable and Seadrill five, Transocean said.