SPE/IADC DRILLING CONFERENCE
|Drilling conference puts focus on “Back to Basics?”|
|Managed pressure drilling evolves with new technology and applications|
|Bit technology results in faster and cleaner wellbores|
|Rig automation increases increases drilling efficiency and safety|
|Reservoir targets reached with directional drilling|
|Tubulars session examines pipe fatigue and failure|
|People, planning and HSE examines the environment and safety|
|Drill bit design solves performance and drilling challenges|
|Field development focuses on reservoirs, HPHT issues|
|Expandable tubular technology enables casing repair|
|Mooring, risers, SBOP are examined in Deepwater I session|
|Completion session looks at window milling, perforating technology|
|Real time applications enhance downhole communications|
|Extended reach technology enable E&P of remote fields|
|Extending life, value are topics of mature fields|
|Proper cementing technique is key to zonal isolation|
|Deepwater II session examines performance, benchmarking|
|Testing, logging, coiled tubing is focus of Downhole Tools session|
|Drilling Fluids session looks at rock mechanics, differential sticking|
HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND TRAINING
|IADC Drilling HSE Europe 2005 set for 19-20 May in Esberg, Denmark|
|2005 IADC HSE&T Conference 8-9 Feb in Houston|
|Noble Drilling initiative eliminates manriding operations|
|Grey Wolf’s truck safety program reduces incidents, accidents|
|Winning hearts and mind of employees is key to safety|
|“Back to Basics” series kicks off with MWD technology|
|Latest in surface BOP technology, applications presented at conference|
|IADC offers strong conference schedule during 2005|
|People, Companies & Products|
12 March 2014
Managed pressure drilling (MPD) has been used to mitigate a multitude of drilling hazards, with hundreds of applications from various types of rigs under its belt. In this...
12 March 2014
Pre-job planning based on a risk-based approach can help operators to ensure that zonal isolation is achieved in their wells. In this exclusive video from the 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference...
11 March 2014
With an expected launch at this year’s OTC, National Oilwell Varco (NOV) gave DC an exclusive introduction to its new Fluid Hammer technology...
11 March 2014
Houston Community College (HCC) has started its program to train the next generation of entry-level roustabout. The first four classes to kick off the Global Oil and Gas...
10 March 2014
In a recent Latin American project, an operator was able to overcome challenges related to shock and vibrations by deploying a redesigned rotary steerable system (RSS)...