|Tight rig supply keeps utilization near-full in North Sea market|
|Caspian Sea activities shift into high gear|
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|MPD project a success in deep depleted fractured carbonates|
|Dumping out the conventional ‘pump and dump’|
|New drilling method is based on closed-loop system, micro-flux control|
|Drilling with casing can save up to 30% rig time immediately|
|Horizontal UB well in Libya multiplies production|
HSE & TRAINING
|IADC statistics show industry reached record-low LTI in 2005|
|Joint Industry Program to assess hazards in pressure testing|
|Advanced drilling simulators can reduce crews’ learning curve|
|Decision center optimizes scarce resources, enable better decisions|
DRILLING ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION
|JIP tackles standardization for drilling software|
DRILLING AND COMPLETION INNOVATIONS
|OTC Spotlight on Technology Awards recognize oil & gas products|
|People, Companies and Products|
30 January 2015
Chevron and BP will collaborate with ConocoPhillips to explore and appraise 24 jointly-held offshore leases in the northwest portion of Keathley Canyon...
29 January 2015
PetroQuip Energy Services successfully implemented its revolutionary toe sleeve, BigFoot, in a recent horizontal completion for an independent operator...
27 January 2015
The sharp decline in oil prices over Q4 2014, which has continued in January, is already having a significant effect on drilling activity in the US, according...
27 January 2015
Hess Corp announced a 2015 capital and exploratory budget of $4.7 billion, a 16% reduction from its 2014 actual spend of $5.6 billion. Of this, $2.1 billion (45%) is budgeted for unconventional shale resources...
26 January 2015
The oil and gas industry is constantly looking to the future. Whether this comes in the form of pushing the limits of pressure...