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Open-architecture platform will lead to feasible automated well construction system

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, News

While the momentum for drilling automation is evident in the industry, translating the concept into an open-architecture control…

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Drilling Conference presentation to discuss findings from IADC shale drilling workshop

Posted on 23 February 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances

The industry should be more community-minded and engage in more open dialogue with the public when it comes to…

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Case studies: Mitigating drilling hazards offshore Mexico, optimizing well architecture offshore California

Posted on 23 February 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier, Videos

Weatherford International recently deployed its Total Depth well construction approach to deliver fit-for-purpose plans…

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Asian drilling-intensive projects named finalists for IPTC award

Posted on 09 February 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances

Two landmark Asian development t projects with heavy drilling emphasis were recognized as finalists for the Excellence in Project Integration Award…

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Stabil Drill’s Ghost Reamer tool for shale drilling eliminates wiper trips

Posted on 30 January 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Stabil Drill, a Superior Energy Services company, has introduced the Stabil Drill Ghost Reamer for…

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Freudenberg labs target thermal cycling, HPHT, material properties, sour gas, product testing

Posted on 26 January 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Freudenberg Oil & Gas launched its newly constructed, 14,000-sq-ft material and products testing facility…

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Woodside pushes total section depth to 6,250 ft using RMR, casing while drilling

Posted on 10 January 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

Woodside Petroleum reached a total section depth of 6,250 ft on an exploration well in Western Australia with the help…

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Proposed JIP aims to define next generation of MWD directional tools in well-placement applications

Posted on 13 December 2011 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Directional MWD tools have seen few major improvements in the last 35 years, but a proposed Drilling Engineering…

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STMZ frac-pack completion system proves value in ultra-deepwater GOM

Posted on 13 December 2011 in Completing the Well, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

A three-zone single-trip multi-zone frac-pack completion system was deployed successfully in the Lower Tertiary…

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‘Factory drilling’ boosts ROP with automation

Posted on 08 November 2011 in 2011, Innovating While Drilling, November/December

Recent developments in drilling automation processes and software systems have been used to optimize performance in the Chicontepec field development…

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