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|
02 March 2015
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract from Eni Ghana Exploration and Production, an Eni subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager...
02 March 2015
The trend among drilling contractors to install walking systems on rigs has solved a major logistical problem for operators on multiwell pads – negating the need for costly...
26 February 2015
The Japanese word “hakuryu” means “white dragon.” In Asia, dragons are strongly associated with oceans. They also represent power and blessings...
16 February 2015
Transocean announced that Steven Newman and the Board of Directors have mutually agreed that he will step down as President and CEO, effective 16 February 2015...
11 February 2015
As the drilling industry’s aging workforce continues to retire, a new generation of employees is needed to fill vital roles. To address this challenge, IADC’s Workforce...