OFFSHORE ACTIVITY, ISSUES AND TECHNOLOGY
|GOM dominates global offshore drilling resurgence|
|IADC’s WellCap leads well control training efforts|
|Management must be committed to…managing|
|First dual gradient drilling system set for field test|
|Eastern Gulf Sale 181 is important to US gas supply|
|Well complexity affects offshore HSE incident rate|
|“Flotel” converted to world-class deepwater semi|
|Lessons learned from deepwater well kick study|
|First dual-gradient-ready drilling riser is introduced|
DOWNHOLE FLUIDS TECHNOLOGY
|Synthetic drilling mud base fluids provide options|
|Cuttings dryer system exceeds EPA requirements|
|Drill cuttings initiative has begun its second phase|
|Ray Peterson is named 2001 Contractor of the Year|
|IADC Drilling Northern Deepwater 2001 views key issues, technology|
|People & Companies|
26 November 2014
The world is going to need one-third more oil between 2010 and 2040, with developing countries, such as China and India, accounting for a major portion in the increase in...
25 November 2014
"Big data" is taking on a new role in industry, where companies are combining the findings from geology and geophysics with new data collected from advanced technologies...
25 November 2014
Petrobras recently completed drilling the first appraisal well in the Libra area, the 3-BRSA-1255 (3-RJS-731), known as NW1. Located in the Northwest portion of the Libra block, in the pre-salt layer of the...
24 November 2014
Ensign Energy Services has signed contracts for two of its new ADR 1500S pad drill rigs for a major operator in the Montney area of northeast British Columbia...
21 November 2014
Statoil has decided to cancel the Stena Carron rig contract after fulfilling the work commitments in the Statoil-operated blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola...