REGIONAL ACTIVITY OUTLOOK
|Northwest European offshore rig market softening|
|Caspian Sea shows promise and disappointment|
|Asia Pacific offshore region to remain balanced|
|IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Conference set for September|
2001 SAFETY WRAP-UP
|LTI rate increases for second consecutive year|
INNOVATIVE DRILLING TECHNIQUES
|Workshop will examine surface BOP operations from floater|
|Wired composite tubing reduces drilling risk|
|Slimhole rotary steerable drilling system now a reality|
|Underbalanced drilling startup procedures require planning, trainin|
|IADC Annual Meeting slated for 25-27 September in San Antonio|
|IADC UBO Committee develops guidelines, reports, 2003 conference|
|North Sea Chapter presents safety awards|
|People, Companies and Products|
24 April 2014
Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions have formed an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for...
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...