|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|
24 April 2014
Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions have formed an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for...
22 April 2014
Steven A. Manz will serve as Senior VP and CFO of Noble Corp’s spinoff company Paragon Offshore, a standard specification offshore drilling company, Noble announced today...
17 April 2014
Shell has made an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia in the Rosmari-1 well located 135 km offshore Malaysia in Block SK318. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,123...
16 April 2014
Maersk Drilling has taken the delivery of its second drillship, Maersk Valiant from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South-Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage toward the...
16 April 2014
Ensco has ordered two high-specification jackups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141, for delivery in mid-2016 from Lamprell’s shipyard in the United Arab Emirates. The rigs will also...