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Exclusive Video: Schlumberger launches high-def imaging-while-drilling service

Posted on 07 October 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Uncategorized, Videos

Schlumberger launched the new MicroScope HD high-definition imaging-while-drilling service at the…

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Seismic-to-stimulation service optimizes productivity and well economics

Posted on 01 October 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances

Halliburton introduced its CYPHER Seismic-to-Stimulation service at the 2013 SPE ATCE in New Orleans, La. The CYPHER…

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Guar-alternative fracturing fluid delivers cleaner fractures for improved recovery

Posted on 26 September 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Baker Hughes has introduced its ClearStar fracturing fluid system, which improves reservoir performance and delivers superior…

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Exclusive video: Innovation, automation require stakeholder cooperation

Posted on 25 September 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier, Videos

Cooperation among key industry players – drilling contractors, equipment manufacturers and operators – is necessary to realize…

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Exclusive video: Integrated auto-driller reduces weight-on-bit fluctuations

Posted on 24 September 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier, Videos

Heave compensation enables drilling in harsh environments by keeping the bit at a constant position in relation to the seabed…

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Depalletizing robot automates mud-mixing process

Posted on 24 September 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, News

In the movement toward automation, Cameron is helping to develop a depalletizing robot to automate the mud-mixing process…

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Exclusive video: IADC ART Committee provides forum to advance drilling technology

Posted on 24 September 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

David Reid, chairman of the IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Committee, reviewed the group’s work of the past seven years…

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IT, standards can help aggregate well data for high-level automation

Posted on 10 September 2013 in 2013, Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, September/October

Automated systems are commonplace in many industries but remain a challenge for the oil industry’s drilling domain…

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Messages from the machine: Maintenance process goes smart

Posted on 10 September 2013 in 2013, Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, September/October

It has previously been discussed how to make predictive asset maintenance a reality in the drilling industry (SPE/IADC 128865)…

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Data delivery

Posted on 10 September 2013 in 2013, Drilling Rigs & Automation, Features, Innovating While Drilling, July/August, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

Drilling wells in today’s complex oilfields bears little resemblance to the drilling operations of just a few decades ago. Fast-evolving technology has turned drilling into a sophisticated and scientific undertaking driven by the need for real-time data…

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