|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|
14 June 2013
The UK oil and gas industry has achieved a 48% reduction in the number of reportable hydrocarbon releases over three years, the...
12 June 2013
Atwood Oceanics has been awarded a drilling services contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Atwood Achiever by a subsidiary...
10 June 2013
Ensco has ordered an additional advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship based on the Samsung GF12000 hull design. The vessel, ENSCO DS-10, will be the eighth...
07 June 2013
Industry’s ongoing efforts to bring automation to the drilling sector will progress over time as a “natural alignment”...
05 June 2013
Julio Quintana, president and CEO for Tesco, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott...