GLOBAL DRILLING OUTLOOK
|Looking further down the road,natural gas outlook remains bullish|
|Industry must monitor equipment, people, safety to meet growing energy demand|
|Offshore effective utilization rates near 100% worldwide|
|Wall Street perspective: Drilling business appears healthy for next 5 years|
|ReedHycalog annual census shows US rig fleet at 2,298 and worldwide offshore fleet at 654|
PACIFIC RIM DRILLING
|The good times are rolling|
|China’s Karamay Drilling Company working to branch out internationally|
|MPD techniques address problems in drilling Southeast Asia’s fractured carbonate structures|
|Tests undertaken to explore applications of 125 ksi specified minimum yield strength casing in sour environments|
|MPD automation addresses drilling challenges in conventional, unconventional resources|
|Continuous Circulation System debuts with commercial successes offshore Egypt, Norway|
|Petrobras celebrates 10th WellCAP anniversary|
|Subsea test valve in modified BOP cavity may help to minimize cost of required BOP testing|
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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...