2006 IADC/SPE DRILLING CONFERENCE
|Annual event to tackle people, finance and planning|
|Drilling Fluids Technology I: Improved drilling fluids advance operations|
|Downhole Tools: Telemetry network enhances surface control|
|Drilling Management: Drilling lessons feed back into management|
|Case Histories: Innovative cementing meets increasing needs|
|Drilling Optimization and Bit Technology: As RSS tools evolve, so should bit designs|
|Deepwater Challenges: Challenges rise as exploration goes deeper|
|Drilling Fluids Technology II: Rheology steps into a new era of drilling|
|Tubulars: Friction forces key to preventing pipe buckling|
|Lessons Learned—Technology’s First Attempts: Industry continues to set world records|
|Cementing Technology and Zonal Isolation: ementing method enhances well killing|
|People, Planning and HSE: Companies think ahead on people, HSE|
|Deepwater Drilling: Looking deeper for deepwater solutions|
|Waste Management and Fluids: Efficiency grows in waste, fluid management|
|Well Control Technologies: Well methods put control in drillers’ hands|
|Directional Drilling: Directional drilling headed for improvements|
|Low Cost Innovations Technologies: To cut costs, industry & partners get creative|
|Underbalanced Operations and Managed-Pressure Drilling: Industry learns to get most out of UBD, MPD|
|Extended-Reach Drilling and Performance Metrics: Advances allow drillers to reach further|
HEALTH, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND TRAINING
|Science, industry join hands to explore deep-sea wilderness|
|Sustaining HSE efforts—the Noble Way|
|Safety’s a passion—not just a seminar topic|
|Redefining environmental impact assessments|
GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK
|Looking into the GOM crystal ball for 2006|
|People, Companies and Products|
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...
16 April 2014
In the Brookeland Field in East Texas, conventional drilling methods failed in six attempts to drill a “straightforward” horizontal wellbore. The original well had surface casing installed...