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|
06 December 2013
Statoil, with co-venturer ExxonMobil, made its fifth discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. The discovery of an additional 2 to 3 Tcf of natural gas in place in...
05 December 2013
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has formed NOW Inc to serve as the independent, publicly traded distribution company for its proposed plan to spin off to its shareholders...
04 December 2013
Noble Energy has discovered oil at the Dantzler exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) and natural gas at the Tamar Southwest (SW) exploration well...
27 November 2013
“If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.” Citing this African proverb at an IADC...
27 November 2013
An automated system from Halliburton aims to help the industry analyze rig activity to more precisely identify...