2001 IADC LEADERSHIP
|Chairman Richards will have support of new officer slate|
|IADC Chair Richards’ optimism based on knowledge, experience|
GLOBAL DRILLING OUTLOOK
|White knuckle markets promise opportunity, risks|
|Head off the train wreck of US electricity demand|
|Meeting US gas demand will challenge contractors|
|48th Annual Reed-Hycalog Rig Census: Activity rebounds|
|Census analysis panel: There are challenges in an up market, too|
|Caspian is one of today’s most exciting frontiers|
WELL COMPLETION TECHNOLOGY
|New system reduces multilateral completion time|
|Completion system cuts development cost by 60%|
|Cemented is one of today’s most exciting frontiers|
WELL CONTROL TECHNIQUES
|Proven concepts compared for ultra deepwater seabed control|
|Task force offers unplanned disconnect guidelines|
|Viable drill pipe hardbanding strategies are outlined|
|Real e-business solutions can boost rig efficiency|
|People & Companies|
22 August 2014
Ryan Directional Services, a division of Nabors, has selected Alcoa’s FarReach alloy drill pipe for its onshore horizontal-drilling applications…
18 August 2014
Repsol has recently run BlueDock connectors with elastomeric seals in Trinidad and Tobago. The operation took place in the Arima 2 well on a jackup platform...
15 August 2014
After more than 14 years with IADC and a career spanning 42 years, Joe Hurt, Vice President of IADC’s Onshore Division, will retire at the end of August. Mr Hurt began his career in 1974 with Noble Corp, working on land drilling rigs...
13 August 2014
OneSubsea, Helix Energy Solutions Group and Schlumberger have entered into a letter of intent to form an alliance to develop technologies and deliver...
12 August 2014
Noble Energy has signed a production-sharing contract (PSC) with Gabon government, covering Block F15 in the Gabon Coastal Basin. Under the terms...