|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|
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26 November 2014
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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
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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...