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|
18 August 2014
Repsol has recently run BlueDock connectors with elastomeric seals in Trinidad and Tobago. The operation took place in the Arima 2 well on a jackup platform...
15 August 2014
After more than 14 years with IADC and a career spanning 42 years, Joe Hurt, Vice President of IADC’s Onshore Division, will retire at the end of August. Mr Hurt began his career in 1974 with Noble Corp, working on land drilling rigs...
13 August 2014
OneSubsea, Helix Energy Solutions Group and Schlumberger have entered into a letter of intent to form an alliance to develop technologies and deliver...
12 August 2014
Noble Energy has signed a production-sharing contract (PSC) with Gabon government, covering Block F15 in the Gabon Coastal Basin. Under the terms...
12 August 2014
Drilling Technological Innovations (DTI) has been awarded a contract to provide motion compensation packages for the Tiger III and Tiger IV drillships...