May/June 2002

 OFFSHORE OUTLOOK, RIGS, EQUIPMENT

Offshore rig market could be on verge of recovery
Rowan Drilling jackup targeted for deep drilling
Transocean Sedco Forex sets deepwater records
Contractors ordering rigs on speculation
Surface BOP management and design guidelines
International governance of offshore activities
Rig integration of dual gradient drilling system

 DOWNHOLE FLUIDS FOR DEEPWATER

New water-base drilling fluid makes mark in GOM

 DRILLING TECHNOLOGY

UBO committee performs gap analysis
UBO succeeds in low gravity Brazilian reservoirs

 Departments

Drilling Ahead
Capital Wirelines
Editorials
Contractor News
IADC Connection
People, Companies and Products

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 31 March 2015

    ExxonMobil begins production at Hadrian South in Gulf of Mexico

    ExxonMobil has begun production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) at Hadrian South, with facilities tied back to the nearby Lucius project. Daily gross production...

  • 31 March 2015

    Active risk assessment, global sharing at core of Nabors safety observation card

    Gagan Singhal, Area Manager at Nabors Drilling International, outlined a new safety intervention system that helps the company...

  • 30 March 2015

    National Petroleum Council: US can safely tap Arctic resources to secure energy needs

    Prudently developing US Arctic oil and natural gas resources would enhance America’s position as a global leader in energy production for the next 35 years...

  • 30 March 2015

    Joint safety improvement plan aligns HSE objectives, “language” for Shell, Halliburton

    Speaking at a joint presentation with Halliburton at the 2015 IADC HSE&T Asia Pacific Conference in Kuala Lumpur on 12 March, Alain Moonen...

  • 27 March 2015

    Gravity-deployed carbon composite cable completes first commercial deployment offshore Norway

    Ziebel, a Stavanger-based provider of specialist well intervention services for the oil and gas industry, announced that its Z-Line gravity-deployed...

  • Read more news