IADC: CELEBRATING 65 YEARS OF SERVICE
|IADC: Up to speed at 65 and no slowing down|
|IADC monitors legislative initiatives and issues worldwide|
|IADC tackles multi-faceted European issues|
|Two new training, accreditation programs launched|
|ID cards, MODU Code rewrite are offshore issues monitored by IADC|
|Contracts, UBO/MPD are key IADC interests|
|IADC tackles issues in support of US land drilling contractors|
|Annual Meeting preview outlines Association’s 65th celebration|
DRILLING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
|Rotary steerable systems optimize Troll field production|
|Rowan marks 50th anniversary of LeTourneau jackup rig|
|Direct top drive can increase torque, reduce maintenance|
|Power tongs provide makeup torque for threaded riser connections|
|Casing running tool can be operated by drilling crews, reducing costs|
|Automated drill pipe tong can interface with rig management protocols|
MIDDLE EAST DRILLING
|Middle East E&P at its highest but the region is gearing up for even more drilling activity|
|Brazilian state oil company Petrobras locks in deepwater rigs|
OPERATING IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
|Noble is reducing its gas emissions through a proactive program|
|ENSCO 72 jackup enhanced for environmentally sensitive areas|
|HPHT completions edge toward 500° and 30,000 psi|
|First U-tube well connects horizontal wells|
|People, Companies and Products|
06 December 2013
Statoil, with co-venturer ExxonMobil, made its fifth discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. The discovery of an additional 2 to 3 Tcf of natural gas in place in...
05 December 2013
National Oilwell Varco (NOV) has formed NOW Inc to serve as the independent, publicly traded distribution company for its proposed plan to spin off to its shareholders...
04 December 2013
Noble Energy has discovered oil at the Dantzler exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) and natural gas at the Tamar Southwest (SW) exploration well...
27 November 2013
“If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.” Citing this African proverb at an IADC...
27 November 2013
An automated system from Halliburton aims to help the industry analyze rig activity to more precisely identify...