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 January 2015
Chevron and BP will collaborate with ConocoPhillips to explore and appraise 24 jointly-held offshore leases in the northwest portion of Keathley Canyon...
29 January 2015
PetroQuip Energy Services successfully implemented its revolutionary toe sleeve, BigFoot, in a recent horizontal completion for an independent operator...
27 January 2015
The sharp decline in oil prices over Q4 2014, which has continued in January, is already having a significant effect on drilling activity in the US, according...
27 January 2015
Hess Corp announced a 2015 capital and exploratory budget of $4.7 billion, a 16% reduction from its 2014 actual spend of $5.6 billion. Of this, $2.1 billion (45%) is budgeted for unconventional shale resources...
26 January 2015
The oil and gas industry is constantly looking to the future. Whether this comes in the form of pushing the limits of pressure...