DOWNHOLE TOOLS AND DRILLPIPE
|Downhole technology: What do operators want?|
|Rotary steerables drill complex well profiles|
|Hardbanding techniques protect drillpipe and casing|
|New tool extends MWD to underbalanced wells|
MANAGED PRESSURE AND UNDERBALANCED OPERATIONS
|When is UBO better? Decision tree guides choices|
|Managed pressure drilling could tap methane hydrates|
|IADC, SPE unite for Managed Pressure Conference|
|Expandable liner hanger system increases installation success|
|Solid expandable tubular technology optimizes production|
|Variable choke adds versatility to intelligent completions|
|Flight oversight, risk management slash LTIs for helicopter operator|
|US Gulf maritime security regulations are increasing operating coasts|
|Back to Basics: PDC bit technology improvements increase bit life|
|People, Companies & Products|
30 September 2014
Statoil and Shell were awarded the Timissit Permit License in the Illizi-Ghadames Basin onshore Algeria. The license is in southeastern Algeria and covers an area of 2,730 sq km...
29 September 2014
Rosneft successfully completed the drilling of the Universitetskaya-1 well in the Arctic – the northernmost well in the world, according to the company, and discovered oil at the East-Prinovozemelskiy-1 license area...
26 September 2014
Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in an unexplored frontier…
26 September 2014
Maersk Drilling’s fourth ultra-deepwater drillship was named Thursday morning in a ceremony at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si...
25 September 2014
Eni was the successful bidder of three new exploration licenses in Egypt as a result of the competitive 2013 EGPC and EGAS bid rounds. The new licenses will be formally awarded after the ratification...