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|
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...