IADC/SPE DRILLING CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
|Drilling conference promises to be informative|
|New tools, knowledge drive UBD expansion|
|New rig designs, revamps fill special drilling needs|
|Directional technology steerable systems advance|
|Effective management of rig, people, project is key|
|Well control advances meet new drilling demands|
|New fluids, new systems lower environmental risk|
|Deep water adds demands on equipment, crews|
|BHA connections improve drillstring life, hydraulics|
|Cementing operation key to effective zone isolation|
|New completion tools, methods prove successful|
|Penetration rate and bit life can still be improved|
|Composites and advanced MWD boost efficiency|
|Drilling fluid work aimed at tough reservoirs, wells|
|Case histories provide valuable operating lessons|
|Vacuum insulated tubing used in BP’s Marlin field|
|Expandable tubulars and casing drilling are options|
|Solutions offered for casing deformation problems|
|Good BHA, hydraulics, tubular handling lower cost|
|New PDC bit cutters improve wear life and ROP|
HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, PRACTICES
|HSE & training conference set for 5-6 Feb|
|IADC provides cargo handling guidelines|
|Minimizing environmental risk at the wellsite|
|People, Companies and Products|
30 January 2015
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29 January 2015
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27 January 2015
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27 January 2015
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26 January 2015
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