REGIONAL OFFSHORE OUTLOOK
|US Gulf of Mexico is puzzling market|
|Latin American countries could see mixed activity|
|North Sea sees more interest by independents|
|West Africa markets see increasing opportunities|
|More offshore rigs ordered on speculation than with contract|
|Offshore drillers face challenges of initiatives|
|Offshore Technology Conference offers the latest technology, innovationd|
|Contractors, operators receive MMS SAFE Awards|
|Iraqi contractors, operators look to the future|
|Downhole air diverter can improve performance|
|Orion Drilling plans to expand through newbuild rigs|
|Capstar Drilling has five-year newbuild rig plan|
|IADC World Drilling 2004 set for 1-2 July in Dubrovnik, Croatia|
|DEA Workshop examines step change in technology|
|Contracts & Risk Conference set for 4 November|
|Call for abstracts for IADC Well Control Conferences|
|Drilling Onshore America examines current issues for land contractors|
|Fluid monitoring service raises bar in HTHP wells|
|Pre-treating fluids with lost circulation materials|
|Synthetic fluid increases ROP by as much as 117%|
|Hydraulic fluids help meet environmental concerns|
|People, Companies & Products|
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...