2005 IADC LEADERSHIP
|Ensign Resource Service Group’s Edward D Kautz Elected|
|IADC’s 2005 Chairman works for contractors’ interest|
GLOBAL DRILLING OUTLOOK
|High oil prices are here to stay|
|High worldwide onshore drilling level is sustainable|
|Unconventional sources are next on the E & P radar|
|ReedHycalog rig census indicates strong drilling activity|
|Iraq offers drilling opportunities but also challenges|
|E & P Companies’ risk aversion means less activity|
|New equipment results in better safety and efficiency|
|Deep drilling requires correct execution for success|
|Ultra-deepwater development can translate into high costs|
|Middle east offshore is balanced while onshore is growing|
|Concentrated emulsifier can provide better stability|
|International Well Control Conference set for 7-8 December in Dubai|
|Operators differ when hiring a well control company|
|People, Companies & Products|
30 January 2015
Chevron and BP will collaborate with ConocoPhillips to explore and appraise 24 jointly-held offshore leases in the northwest portion of Keathley Canyon...
29 January 2015
PetroQuip Energy Services successfully implemented its revolutionary toe sleeve, BigFoot, in a recent horizontal completion for an independent operator...
27 January 2015
The sharp decline in oil prices over Q4 2014, which has continued in January, is already having a significant effect on drilling activity in the US, according...
27 January 2015
Hess Corp announced a 2015 capital and exploratory budget of $4.7 billion, a 16% reduction from its 2014 actual spend of $5.6 billion. Of this, $2.1 billion (45%) is budgeted for unconventional shale resources...
26 January 2015
The oil and gas industry is constantly looking to the future. Whether this comes in the form of pushing the limits of pressure...