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|
24 April 2014
Baker Hughes and Aker Solutions have formed an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for...
22 April 2014
Steven A. Manz will serve as Senior VP and CFO of Noble Corp’s spinoff company Paragon Offshore, a standard specification offshore drilling company, Noble announced today...
17 April 2014
Shell has made an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia in the Rosmari-1 well located 135 km offshore Malaysia in Block SK318. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,123...
16 April 2014
Maersk Drilling has taken the delivery of its second drillship, Maersk Valiant from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South-Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage toward the...
16 April 2014
Ensco has ordered two high-specification jackups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141, for delivery in mid-2016 from Lamprell’s shipyard in the United Arab Emirates. The rigs will also...