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|
24 April 2014
Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions have formed an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for...
22 April 2014
Steven A. Manz will serve as Senior VP and CFO of Noble Corp’s spinoff company Paragon Offshore, a standard specification offshore drilling company, Noble announced today...
17 April 2014
Shell has made an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia in the Rosmari-1 well located 135 km offshore Malaysia in Block SK318. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,123...
16 April 2014
Maersk Drilling has taken the delivery of its second drillship, Maersk Valiant from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South-Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage toward the...
16 April 2014
Ensco has ordered two high-specification jackups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141, for delivery in mid-2016 from Lamprell’s shipyard in the United Arab Emirates. The rigs will also...