Downhole Tools & Drill Pipe
|Drill pipe and drill stem technology – Executive Summary 2007|
|Rotary steerables: Step-change benefits shadowed by cost concerns|
|RSS technology driving ambitious well designs, need for ever higher ROPs|
|RSS proves value offshore Indonesia, Libya, GOM|
|RSS design enables directional performance in washed-out holes|
|Range of hole sizes, internal steering features of Schlumberger RSS|
|Marathon, partners adapt RFID technology for downhole drilling, completions|
|HT DWD provides data on drilling dynamics|
|New HT semiconductors may open doors for ultra deep operations|
|Titanium-based hardbanding balances protection for wear in casing, tool joints|
|Finally, the truth about drill string hardbanding|
Managed Pressure Drilling & Underbalanced Operations
|Comparison of reservoir knowledge, drilling benefits and economic advantages of UB, MP|
|Taking another look at the risk profile for air drilling in presence of hydrocarbons|
|Coiled tubing underbalanced drilling may increase production at Lisburne Field|
|Aerated fluids drilling used to minimize well interference while infill drilling|
|Microhole coiled tubing drilling concept applied to mature Niobrara gas play|
|Drilling industry boosts environmental awareness, pushes knowledge acquisitions|
|Coordinated displacement technology leads to improved wellbore clean-up|
|NDC works to drill smarter, expand fleet with upgrade, refurbishment programme|
|Killing blowout caused by illegal oil bunkering involves special challenges|
|D&C Tech Digest|
|People, Companies and 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...