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|
04 March 2015
Sperry Drilling, a Halliburton business line, has set field records with the Quasar Pulse Service, the only M/LWD service capable of operating in harsh environments up to 392°F...
03 March 2015
Kosmos Energy announced that the CB-1 exploration well located in the Cap Boujdour permit area offshore Western Sahara encountered hydrocarbons. The well penetrated...
02 March 2015
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract from Eni Ghana Exploration and Production, an Eni subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager...
02 March 2015
The trend among drilling contractors to install walking systems on rigs has solved a major logistical problem for operators on multiwell pads – negating the need for costly...
26 February 2015
The Japanese word “hakuryu” means “white dragon.” In Asia, dragons are strongly associated with oceans. They also represent power and blessings...