Archive | January/February

Automated closed-loop drilling is drilling in high fidelity

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Mark Mitchell, group vice president, drilling optimization services, Weatherford International…

PrintFriendlyShare This

Adaptability to new technology key for crews of the future

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Jens Byrialsen, managing director, Egyptian Drilling Company…

Revival in new rig construction driving shipyard expansions

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Chong Heong Tong, CEO of Keppel Offshore & Marine

To attract people and capital, industry must educate the public

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Naresh Kumar, chairman, Deepwater Drilling & Industrie…

Enhanced casing liner hanger systems aiding cement jobs near salt

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Bojan Milković, CEO, INA Industrija. What were INA’s main focus areas…

Deepwater may shift from ‘bigger is better’ to more compact rigs

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Joop Roodenburg, CEO of Huisman Equipment. What are drilling contractors…

Completions, MPD, automation await industry standardization

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Hege Kverneland, corporate VP, chief technology officer, National Oilwell Varco…

‘Permitorium’ keeps US Gulf market in damaging gridlock

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with David Williams, chairman, president and CEO, Noble Corp. What are the primary issues facing the offshore…

Pre-salt development drives focus on rigs, well integrity, R&D

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Antonio Lage, wells technology manager, Petrobras. What are some of the key…

Refocusing industry dialogue on reliability, fault management

Posted on 28 January 2011 in 2011, January/February

Critical issues in drilling & completions with Mark Diehl, VP – engineering, Pride International. What are some of the…

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 24 October 2014

    GDF SUEZ, BP discover new Central North Sea Field

    “This is an encouraging exploration discovery in a part of the Central North Sea that needs additional volumes of hydrocarbons to open up development options…

  • 24 October 2014

    Chevron, BP discover oil in deepwater US Gulf of Mexico

    The discovery well, on Keathley Canyon Block 10, was drilled by operator Chevron on behalf of the Guadalupe co-owners. The well encountered significant oil pay…

  • 22 October 2014

    Shell discovers gas in pre-salt reservoir offshore Gabon

    Shell announced a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa. The well Leopard-1 encountered a substantial gas column with around 200 m net gas pay…

  • 22 October 2014

    Statoil proves new oil resources near Grane field in North Sea

    Well 25/8-18 S, drilled by the rig Transocean Leader, proved an oil column of 25 m in the Heimdal Formation. The estimated volume of the discovery…

  • 21 October 2014

    IADC Cybersecurity Task Group to provide industry guidance to assess risks

    The oil and gas industry is not immune to cybersecurity threats, from computer viruses and malware to targeted attacks. The IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Committee…

  • Read more news