Still sunny, but clouds are brewing

The Asia Pacific is as vast as it is diverse. With huge gas projects in Australia, a focus on maximizing domestic resources in Indonesia and Malaysia, and new bidding rounds announced in Myanmar, Thailand and the Philippines, the region’s long-term outlook is strong...

From revolution to evolution

Fracturing – commonly referred to with the slang term “fracking” – has become a household word, propelled by the unconventional boom that has swept across the North American landscape over the past 15 years...

2015 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference Special

The 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, 17-19 March in London, will provide the global drilling industry with an opportunity to meet, network and share ideas that continue to drive technical and business innovations...

Market slump must not derail industry’s progress on people, training

As the drilling industry heads into a global slowdown, it seems almost inevitable that companies will shift their attention to cost reduction and away from people and training...

Critical Issues in Drilling & Completions – Exclusive Q&A’s with industry leaders

The global drilling industry is going through a rough patch. Falling oil prices have put companies on edge, stirring anxieties about what lies ahead in 2015...

IADC is 75 years young!

IADC is 75 years young, providing an opportunity to peer Janus-like both backward into our rich history and forward to IADC’s bold initiatives for today and tomorrow...

In industrialized drilling process, every element is up for optimization

The industry’s transition to economically develop significant production from tight sand and shale-type resources is directly a result of improved drilling...

Systems view to drilling recognizes the whole is greater than sum of parts

Our industry has always been safety minded. With the drive for greater operational efficiency to lower costs, the industry as a whole is continuing to advance safety practices in all operations...

Saturated market, policy challenges push KCA Deutag eastward

There are several challenges – one of the most significant being the increased number of rigs and drilling contractors now available in Europe, combined with...

January/February 2015

The January/February 2015 issue of Drilling Contractor features topics such as Critical Issues in Drilling & Completions, Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, Health, Safety, Environment & Training, Completions, and the 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference Special.

This online edition offers exclusive web features not available in the print version.

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