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Exclusive video: New composite wireline cable contains seven-conductor electrical core

Posted on 15 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC

Serko Sarian, telemetry and conveyance portfolio manager for Schlumberger, talks with Drilling Contractor…

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Different dual-gradient methods enable drilling in deepwater, depleted reservoirs

Posted on 15 May 2013 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, Innovating While Drilling, News

Dual-gradient technology continues to gain attention as an important solution to deepwater drilling and…

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Susan Cunningham: Confluence of people, ideas leads to innovative thinking

Posted on 15 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

As a company grows from a small organization to a relatively large one, it must contend with questions of how to keep its enterprising spirit alive…

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Exclusive video: Keystone module enables remote control of downhole tools

Posted on 15 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC

Paul Day, business development director for Weatherford, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott about the company’s Keystone module…

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DNV: As dual gradient grows, system qualification will be needed to ensure safe operations

Posted on 15 May 2013 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC

As industry gains experience in the deployment of dual-gradient drilling (DGD) systems on floating rigs…

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Exclusive video: IADC DGD Workshop discusses drivers, operational challenges

Posted on 15 May 2013 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, Innovating While Drilling, News

At the 2013 IADC Dual Gradient Drilling (DGD) Workshop on 9 May in Houston, the IADC DGD Subcommittee led a workshop that…

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Simplified model clarifies connection between MPD well control equipment, safety barriers

Posted on 14 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Managed pressure drilling (MPD) systems are increasingly being used in formations with restricted operational pressure windows…

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Dual-deck shaker, modular pressure control system among innovations at M-I SWACO Expo

Posted on 10 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

M-I SWACO presented various solids and pressure control technologies at the recent 6th annual M-I SWACO Tech Expo…

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GE unveils BOP surface control system, condition monitoring/sensing for subsea at OTC

Posted on 08 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, The Efficient Rig, The Offshore Frontier

A BOP surface control system and operator interface designed for deepwater drilling was among several technologies…

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Tesco introduces top drive, casing system for extended reach

Posted on 08 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC

Tesco Corp has completed tests for two products – the HXI 150-ton top drive and Hydraulic Compact CASING DRIVE SYSTEM (HCCDS) – for extended reach…

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