2004 IADC LEADERSHIP
|GlobalSantaFe’s Marion M Woolie elected 2004 IADC Chairman|
|IADC’s 2004 Chairman will focus on membership|
GLOBAL DRILLING OUTLOOK
|Deepwater success results in higher drilling activity|
|International demand could strain US onshore rig supply|
|ChevronTexaco initiative reduces number of drillers operator uses|
|Industry is in a multi-year cycle of improvement|
|2003 has been a year of energy surprises|
|Energy, employment, GDP are closely tied in US economy|
|ReedHycalog rig census shows stable fleet size|
|Being proactive helps avoid well control situations|
|Vertical drop bar assists snubbing operations|
|Boots & Coots tames Iraq’s oil well fires during war|
|Horizontal UB operations achieves significant production improvement|
|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...