|Tight rig supply keeps utilization near-full in North Sea market|
|Caspian Sea activities shift into high gear|
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Statoil project introduced underbalanced drilling to Norway
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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|
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
Petrobras recently completed drilling the first appraisal well in the Libra area, the 3-BRSA-1255 (3-RJS-731), known as NW1. Located in the Northwest portion of the Libra block, in the pre-salt layer of the...
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...
19 November 2014
When Statoil entered the North American onshore industry in 2008, it was a non-operator in a joint venture (JV) with Chesapeake in one shale play. Since then, Norwegian-based…