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|
19 June 2013
Aberdeen-based Dolphin Drilling, one of the oldest and largest independent drilling contracting companies in the North Sea, unveiled its new 751-ft ultra deepwater rig...
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”...