|Evolving offshore drilling environmental standards|
|DEA adapts to the needs of the oil industry|
UNDERBALANCED DRILLING OPERATIONS
|Low risk, high reward drives underbalanced operations for PDO|
|UBO Committee completes HSE guidelines, developing API supplements|
|Durability, ROP are keys to advanced drilling methods|
|Acoustic logging tool collects shear data downhole|
|Horizontal oriented perforating stabilizes formation|
|World’s first TAML Level 6 intelligent completion|
|Noble Drilling implements recycling efforts on its Gulf of Mexico rigs|
|West Africa, sustainable development are OTC highlights|
|Spring Membership Conference in Washington, D.C.|
|IADC European HSE Conference set for 14-15 Oct in Aberdeen|
|Abstracts being accepted for Deepwater Drilling Conference in Brazil|
|IADC’s World Drilling 2003 will be in Vienna, Austria 25-26 June|
|People, Companies and Products|
15 April 2014
The “un-drillable” is becoming drillable by using dual-gradient drilling (DGD) to remove the impact of water depth. Dale Straub, Senior Drilling Advisor at Chevron, discussed...
14 April 2014
KCA Deutag has entered into the offshore Canadian drilling sector following the award of its first contract in Canada with ExxonMobil Canada Properties. KCA Deutag was awarded...
11 April 2014
Statoil has together with the Valemon Unit partners made a gas and oil discovery in the Valemon Nord prospect in the North Sea. The discovery wells 34/10-54 S and 34/10-54 A...
11 April 2014
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Board of Directors has elected John T. Rynd as Chairman of NOIA and Cindy B. Taylor as Vice Chair of NOIA for the 2014-2015...
09 April 2014
For Abdul Samad Yusof, Head of UMW Drilling Academy, an understanding of where trainees come from is essential if one is to be able to teach them effectively, particularly...