LAND DRILLING EQUIPMENT, ACTIVITY, OUTLOOK
|2001 is off to a good start for North American land drillers|
|Power upgrades can boost rig efficiency and extend rig life|
|Rig for Turkmenistan is designed to three sets of specs|
|Answers to key questions help choose ergonomics consultant|
DOWNHOLE TOOLS AND DRILL PIPE
|Drillstring design and drilling techniques impact wear|
|Circulation/flowback tool cuts surge pressures, saves mud|
|Power tong system can increase control and lift capacity|
|Designed-to-application bits increase performance|
ADVANCING WELL COMPLETION TECHNOLOGY
|Solid expandable tubulars are enabling technology|
|Intelligent completions: Potential, but some hurdles|
|ESS technology improves productivity, cuts cost|
|Monobore design can benefit high-rate gas wells|
|Focused, timely discussions will mark 2001 OTC|
|People & Companies|
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...