SPE/IADC DRILLING CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
|Performance goals, communication aid well plan|
|Technologies address unique deepwater problems|
|Drilling depleted zones takes planning, special care|
|Use of underbalanced drilling technology expands|
|“Unconventional” technology aimed at cost savings|
|Advanced BHAs extend capability, boost efficiency|
|HPHT and ERD demand special materials, methods|
|Real time data management can improve decisions|
|Expandable tubing adds options onshore, offshore|
|Techniques help control shallow flow, isolate zones|
|Better bit performance will continue to cut costs|
|Severe conditions challenge tubular design and use|
HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, PRACTICES
|Electronic format can streamline HSE information|
|BP Amoco’s Reiley: Safer rigs will get more work|
|OSHA ergonomics rule will be costly burdensome|
|Big E Drilling repowers two of its land rigs|
|Drilling Middle East shows role of drilling in region|
|2001 OTC: A high-impact program|
|People & Companies|
24 April 2014
Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions have formed an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for...
22 April 2014
Steven A. Manz will serve as Senior VP and CFO of Noble Corp’s spinoff company Paragon Offshore, a standard specification offshore drilling company, Noble announced today...
17 April 2014
Shell has made an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia in the Rosmari-1 well located 135 km offshore Malaysia in Block SK318. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,123...
16 April 2014
Maersk Drilling has taken the delivery of its second drillship, Maersk Valiant from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South-Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage toward the...
16 April 2014
Ensco has ordered two high-specification jackups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141, for delivery in mid-2016 from Lamprell’s shipyard in the United Arab Emirates. The rigs will also...