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|
26 November 2014
The world is going to need one-third more oil between 2010 and 2040, with developing countries, such as China and India, accounting for a major portion in the increase in...
25 November 2014
"Big data" is taking on a new role in industry, where companies are combining the findings from geology and geophysics with new data collected from advanced technologies...
25 November 2014
Petrobras recently completed drilling the first appraisal well in the Libra area, the 3-BRSA-1255 (3-RJS-731), known as NW1. Located in the Northwest portion of the Libra block, in the pre-salt layer of the...
24 November 2014
Ensign Energy Services has signed contracts for two of its new ADR 1500S pad drill rigs for a major operator in the Montney area of northeast British Columbia...
21 November 2014
Statoil has decided to cancel the Stena Carron rig contract after fulfilling the work commitments in the Statoil-operated blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola...