|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|
26 August 2014
Aquaterra Energy has launched a riser monitoring system (RMS) that uses a combination of direct riser strain measurement, subsea data logging and riser analysis processing...
26 August 2014
Predictive maintenance programs and process safety on drilling rigs are important elements of asset integrity. However, those protocols require collaboration, communication...
22 August 2014
Ryan Directional Services, a division of Nabors, has selected Alcoa’s FarReach alloy drill pipe for its onshore horizontal-drilling applications…
18 August 2014
Repsol has recently run BlueDock connectors with elastomeric seals in Trinidad and Tobago. The operation took place in the Arima 2 well on a jackup platform...
15 August 2014
After more than 14 years with IADC and a career spanning 42 years, Joe Hurt, Vice President of IADC’s Onshore Division, will retire at the end of August. Mr Hurt began his career in 1974 with Noble Corp, working on land drilling rigs...