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|
06 December 2013
Statoil, with co-venturer ExxonMobil, made its fifth discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. The discovery of an additional 2 to 3 Tcf of natural gas in place in...
05 December 2013
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has formed NOW Inc to serve as the independent, publicly traded distribution company for its proposed plan to spin off to its shareholders...
04 December 2013
Noble Energy has discovered oil at the Dantzler exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) and natural gas at the Tamar Southwest (SW) exploration well...
27 November 2013
“If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.” Citing this African proverb at an IADC...
27 November 2013
An automated system from Halliburton aims to help the industry analyze rig activity to more precisely identify...