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|
19 June 2013
Aberdeen-based Dolphin Drilling, one of the oldest and largest independent drilling contracting companies in the North Sea, unveiled its new 751-ft ultra deepwater rig...
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”...