|Slim riser an alternate method for deepwater drilling|
|Liner drilling technology being prepared for offshore|
HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND TRAINING
|Is safety performance a matter of luck or judgment?|
|Statistics are important for workplace assessment|
|HSE culture is another step to reach zero incidents|
|MMS is preparing proposed rules for subsea BOPs|
|HSET Conference set for 3-4 February in Houston|
2004 IADC/SPE DRILLING CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
|Drilling conference focuses on technology application|
|Bit technology, design solve drilling challenges|
|Geoscience I session examines formation pressure testing|
|HSE session focuses on training, risk assessment|
|Drilling management results in successful projects|
|Surface BOP operations are examined in Deepwater I session|
|Drilling fluids I session looks at high performance fluids|
|Novel drilling fluids are the focus of Drilling Fluids II session|
|Underbalance operations continue to gain favor|
|Built for purpose rigs translate into efficient drilling|
|Deepwater solutions to be presented at the conference|
|Rotary drilling, LWD, MWD mean efficient drilling operations|
|Case histories relate learning experiences|
|Stronger tubulars can increase drilling efficiency|
|Hydraulics session includes cutting, pressure loss topics|
|Proper cementing, sealing is the key to zonal isolation|
|Completions session examines sand control, well cleaning|
|Expandable tubular technology gaining in popularity|
|Geoscience II session presents wellbore analysis tools|
|Call for abstracts for World Drilling 2004, UB Conference and DEA Workshop|
|Deep gas shelf drilling is expected to increase|
|People, Companies and Products|
30 July 2014
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28 July 2014
Scientific Drilling International (SDI) has completed the 500th MagTraC MWD Ranging project. MagTraC was introduced in 1998 to target challenging applications...
28 July 2014
William Jacob Management (WJM) has introduced an offshore rig design that reduces deployment costs and improves speed-to-market for upstream operations. The 3,000-hp...
23 July 2014
Halliburton has promoted Jeff Miller to President and has appointed him to the Halliburton Board of Directors effective 1 August 2014. Mr Miller is currently the...
23 July 2014
Statoil has resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea, after a major reinforcement of the platform structure. Production had been shut down...