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|
24 April 2014
Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions have formed an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for...
22 April 2014
Steven A. Manz will serve as Senior VP and CFO of Noble Corp’s spinoff company Paragon Offshore, a standard specification offshore drilling company, Noble announced today...
17 April 2014
Shell has made an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia in the Rosmari-1 well located 135 km offshore Malaysia in Block SK318. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,123...
16 April 2014
Maersk Drilling has taken the delivery of its second drillship, Maersk Valiant from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South-Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage toward the...
16 April 2014
Ensco has ordered two high-specification jackups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141, for delivery in mid-2016 from Lamprell’s shipyard in the United Arab Emirates. The rigs will also...