Archive | 2011

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…

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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…

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