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 July 2014
Fugro has delivered a motion dataset from the BOP stack and lower riser of two deepwater wells in the Barents Sea using its DeepData pods. The DeepData pods...
28 July 2014
Scientific Drilling International (SDI) has completed the 500th MagTraC MWD Ranging project. MagTraC was introduced in 1998 to target challenging applications...
28 July 2014
William Jacob Management (WJM) has introduced an offshore rig design that reduces deployment costs and improves speed-to-market for upstream operations. The 3,000-hp...
23 July 2014
Halliburton has promoted Jeff Miller to President and has appointed him to the Halliburton Board of Directors effective 1 August 2014. Mr Miller is currently the...
23 July 2014
Statoil has resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea, after a major reinforcement of the platform structure. Production had been shut down...