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|
04 March 2015
Sperry Drilling, a Halliburton business line, has set field records with the Quasar Pulse Service, the only M/LWD service capable of operating in harsh environments up to 392°F...
03 March 2015
Kosmos Energy announced that the CB-1 exploration well located in the Cap Boujdour permit area offshore Western Sahara encountered hydrocarbons. The well penetrated...
02 March 2015
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract from Eni Ghana Exploration and Production, an Eni subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager...
02 March 2015
The trend among drilling contractors to install walking systems on rigs has solved a major logistical problem for operators on multiwell pads – negating the need for costly...
26 February 2015
The Japanese word “hakuryu” means “white dragon.” In Asia, dragons are strongly associated with oceans. They also represent power and blessings...