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|
14 June 2013
The UK oil and gas industry has achieved a 48% reduction in the number of reportable hydrocarbon releases over three years, the...
12 June 2013
Atwood Oceanics has been awarded a drilling services contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Atwood Achiever by a subsidiary...
10 June 2013
Ensco has ordered an additional advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship based on the Samsung GF12000 hull design. The vessel, ENSCO DS-10, will be the eighth...
07 June 2013
Industry’s ongoing efforts to bring automation to the drilling sector will progress over time as a “natural alignment”...
05 June 2013
Julio Quintana, president and CEO for Tesco, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott...