OFFSHORE OPERATIONS & OUTLOOK
|Chevron working to partner with contractors|
|Noble looking further, thinking further|
|Diamond president: Overbuilding still years away|
|For now, market stays in balance|
|Petrobras’ aggressive E&P agenda results in sustainable self-suffiency|
|Sakhalin well provides valuable lessons|
|Mountain Drilling built around automation, safetY|
|Employee training a priority at Bronco Drilling|
|PACE rigs aim to shorten drilling cycle|
|Rapid Rig big on efficiency, small on size|
CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR
|Mark Childers awarded for service, innovation|
|Quick Torque connector improves rig safety, TCP efficiency for operations|
|Characterizing early-state physical properties, mechanical behavior of cement designs|
|Sealant provides drilling in depleted sands|
MANAGED PRESSURE DRILLING & UNDERBALANCED OPERATIONS
|Blending MPD, casing drilling|
|Finding ways to improve UBD hole cleaning|
|Project seeks to qualify tubular connections|
INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF ENERGY CENTRES & MUSEUMS
|IADC leading effort to improve industry’s public image|
|People, Companies and Products|
14 June 2013
The UK oil and gas industry has achieved a 48% reduction in the number of reportable hydrocarbon releases over three years, the...
12 June 2013
Atwood Oceanics has been awarded a drilling services contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Atwood Achiever by a subsidiary...
10 June 2013
Ensco has ordered an additional advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship based on the Samsung GF12000 hull design. The vessel, ENSCO DS-10, will be the eighth...
07 June 2013
Industry’s ongoing efforts to bring automation to the drilling sector will progress over time as a “natural alignment”...
05 June 2013
Julio Quintana, president and CEO for Tesco, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott...