IADC ANNUAL MEETING REPORT
|Success and growth mark IADC during busy 2001|
|IADC government affairs work aids trade, access|
|Global standards, safety are key offshore issues|
|Annual Meeting has operating, technical guidance|
ADVANCED DRILLING EQUIPMENT
|New Pioneer rigs have AC power, small footprint|
|New H&P rigs feature “HSE and value by design”|
|Both land and offshore rigs get extensive upgrades|
|Dual activity drilling turns in 20-40% time savings|
|Ultra-premium jackups are fit for deep shelf drilling|
|Casing is run faster, more safely with new systems|
|Closed system moves cuttings from shaker to plant|
|Evaluation of a rig’s fluids handling system pays off|
|Pre-drilling with templates, tiebacks offers savings|
|Handheld PC “tools” can speed drilling calculations|
|New skiddable CTD tower offers safety, flexibility|
|Rig concept speeds sidetrack drilling, reduces cost|
|Executive Director of Russia’s Association of Drilling Contractors die|
|People, Companies and 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...