|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|
22 August 2014
Ryan Directional Services, a division of Nabors, has selected Alcoa’s FarReach alloy drill pipe for its onshore horizontal-drilling applications…
18 August 2014
Repsol has recently run BlueDock connectors with elastomeric seals in Trinidad and Tobago. The operation took place in the Arima 2 well on a jackup platform...
15 August 2014
After more than 14 years with IADC and a career spanning 42 years, Joe Hurt, Vice President of IADC’s Onshore Division, will retire at the end of August. Mr Hurt began his career in 1974 with Noble Corp, working on land drilling rigs...
13 August 2014
OneSubsea, Helix Energy Solutions Group and Schlumberger have entered into a letter of intent to form an alliance to develop technologies and deliver...
12 August 2014
Noble Energy has signed a production-sharing contract (PSC) with Gabon government, covering Block F15 in the Gabon Coastal Basin. Under the terms...