2003 ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
|IADC monitors regulations affecting offshore operations|
|Government Affairs monitors legislation|
|IADC works for onshore drilling industry interests|
|IADC expands its training and accreditation programs|
|The latest in drilling contract form revisions now available|
|2003 IADC Annual Meeting looks toward the future|
LATEST DRILLING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
|Saipem’s Rig Buggies move land rigs without dismantling|
|GlobalSantaFe’s new jackup provides maximum performance|
|Novel expandable bit provides significant drilling advantages|
|Reviewing active heave hoisting system for safety and performance|
|New Atwood Oceanics jackup relies on proven technology|
|Adding the human factor to rig anti-collision systems|
|Artificial buoyant seabed assists in deepwater E&P|
|Schlumberger provides alternatives to pilot wells|
|Drilling Engineering Association identifies potential JIPs|
|Zero spill technology ensures upstream HSE results|
|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...