|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|
26 November 2014
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25 November 2014
"Big data" is taking on a new role in industry, where companies are combining the findings from geology and geophysics with new data collected from advanced technologies...
25 November 2014
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24 November 2014
Ensign Energy Services has signed contracts for two of its new ADR 1500S pad drill rigs for a major operator in the Montney area of northeast British Columbia...
21 November 2014
Statoil has decided to cancel the Stena Carron rig contract after fulfilling the work commitments in the Statoil-operated blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola...