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|
14 June 2013
The UK oil and gas industry has achieved a 48% reduction in the number of reportable hydrocarbon releases over three years, the...
12 June 2013
Atwood Oceanics has been awarded a drilling services contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Atwood Achiever by a subsidiary...
10 June 2013
Ensco has ordered an additional advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship based on the Samsung GF12000 hull design. The vessel, ENSCO DS-10, will be the eighth...
07 June 2013
Industry’s ongoing efforts to bring automation to the drilling sector will progress over time as a “natural alignment”...
05 June 2013
Julio Quintana, president and CEO for Tesco, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott...