|Parker’s Sakhalin Island rig ready for drilling|
|Automated rig systems increase safety and efficiency|
|Industry building state-of-art land rigs|
|Casing Drilling is an effective alternative to traditional technique|
|Entering a new generation of rig communications|
|Making up pipe on deck for better efficiency|
|Smaller mud pump achieves near zero pulsation|
|High temperature shearing blind rams exceed API specs|
IADC ANNUAL MEETING
|Informative sessions promised at this year’s Annual Meeting|
|IADC government affairs keeps eye on initiatives|
|Onshore drillers’ interests championed|
|WellCAP, RIG PASS ensure proficiency|
|Underbalanced Operations Committee to develop standards|
|First IADC contract celebrates 50 years|
|IADC tends to worldwide offshore regulations|
|New publications added to IADC catalog|
MIDDLE EAST DRILLING
|Mideast rig activity is stable onshore, mixed offshore|
|Underbalanced drilling successful in Middle East wells|
|Extended reach wells-Beating the learning curve|
|People, Companies and Products|
30 September 2014
Statoil and Shell were awarded the Timissit Permit License in the Illizi-Ghadames Basin onshore Algeria. The license is in southeastern Algeria and covers an area of 2,730 sq km...
29 September 2014
Rosneft successfully completed the drilling of the Universitetskaya-1 well in the Arctic – the northernmost well in the world, according to the company, and discovered oil at the East-Prinovozemelskiy-1 license area...
26 September 2014
Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in an unexplored frontier…
26 September 2014
Maersk Drilling’s fourth ultra-deepwater drillship was named Thursday morning in a ceremony at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si...
25 September 2014
Eni was the successful bidder of three new exploration licenses in Egypt as a result of the competitive 2013 EGPC and EGAS bid rounds. The new licenses will be formally awarded after the ratification...