|North Sea dayrates up sharply|
|Europe offers increased drilling opportunities|
|Training, HSE top IADC’s list of European priorities|
INNOVATIVE DRILLING TECHNOLOGY
|Rotary steerable systems optimize Troll field production|
|Wireless telemetry can reduce high data costs for onshore wells|
|Coiled tubing technical advances reduce operational costs|
|Horizontal UB operations can outperform conventional drilling methods|
|Streamlined pipe connections lengthen slimhole ERD wells|
|World’s largest deepwater wells slated for Ormen Lange|
|Screenless sand control method offers new completion opportunities|
|Managing wellbore pressure containment to maximize reservoir deliverability|
HEALTH & SAFETY
|2004 Lost-Time Incident rate is flat but Recordable Incidents increase|
|People, Companies and Products|
06 December 2013
Statoil, with co-venturer ExxonMobil, made its fifth discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. The discovery of an additional 2 to 3 Tcf of natural gas in place in...
05 December 2013
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has formed NOW Inc to serve as the independent, publicly traded distribution company for its proposed plan to spin off to its shareholders...
04 December 2013
Noble Energy has discovered oil at the Dantzler exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) and natural gas at the Tamar Southwest (SW) exploration well...
27 November 2013
“If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.” Citing this African proverb at an IADC...
27 November 2013
An automated system from Halliburton aims to help the industry analyze rig activity to more precisely identify...