July/August 2007

 European Drilling Outlook

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Evolving Frontiers

Click here for an Odfjell Drilling video about onshore support centers.
Global market pushes mature North Sea into new era
North Sea diversity means no silver bullet will unlock reservoirsNorth Sea diversity means no silver bullet will unlock reservoirs
Seadrill, Rowan, KCA DEUTAG discuss chanlenges ahead in European operations
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Ormen Lange leads North Sea innovation with big bore, deepwater gas wells

 Innovative Drilling

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HPHT Operations pose escalating challenges for operators supplies
Multi-service system achieves new level of pressure contorl in shallow gas well
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Changing the look and feel of UBD
MPD with DAPC system proves successful on Auger TLP redevelopment
Short-radius drilling: a decade of development
Advances in composite drilling components

 Well Control

Absence of blowout fatalities encouraging in MMS OCS study 1992-2006
Risk assessment, kick modeling mitigate well control risk events
Case study of preventable fatal shallow gas blowout
New dynamic low chocke method

 Global Drilling

Myanmar drilling market flourishes with new global players

 Fracturing and Stimulation

Open-hole system enables multi-stage fracturing, stimulation
Hydraulic fracturing:overview, trends, issues

 Offshore Market & Outlook

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Who gets what in offshore drilling?

 Completions

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Ultra-HP completion tubular developed for Tahiti field

 IADC CONNECTION

Annual ASP report
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Contractor of the Year

Click here to see footage of Mr. Burns accepting the award at the IADC Contractor of the Year Luncheon, held in Houston on 7 March 2007.
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