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Chevron Thailand promotes focus on planning for safe, efficient and consistent performance

Posted on 27 November 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News

In its mission to ensure consistently safe, efficient and reliable well construction, Chevron Thailand has…

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Hoffman: Industry should view people shortage as opportunity, not challenge

Posted on 27 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

The people shortage is looming large in the drilling industry, and it’s an issue that can’t wait any longer, Kurt Hoffman…

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Gallegos: Record-setting AC-drive rigs reduce cycle times, drilling costs

Posted on 27 November 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Drilling Rigs & Automation, Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

Since 2008, many supermajors, large independents and even NOCs have increased their focus on land…

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Customizable well stimulation vessel targets Gulf of Mexico shelf

Posted on 27 November 2013 in Completing the Well, Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Additional capacity on a new stimulation vessel dedicated to the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) will allow multiple treatments for well stimulation, fracturing and…

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Study: EU domestic shale gas production could add a million jobs

Posted on 25 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

New industry research has quantified for the first time how much Europe’s economy could benefit from domestic shale gas production. The development of shale gas in…

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Tullow Oil discovers oil onshore Northern Kenya

Posted on 25 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Tullow Oil’s Agete-1 exploration well in Block 13T onshore Northern Kenya has discovered and sampled moveable oil with an estimated 100 m of net oil pay in good …

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Gas production begins from UK Jasmine field

Posted on 21 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

The Jasmine field in the UK North Sea has started gas production. Jasmine was discovered in 2006 by ConocoPhillips as operator (36.5%), together with its co-venturers Eni…

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Seadrill’s West Auriga drillship begins development drilling for BP in GOM

Posted on 19 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Seadrill’s new ultra-deepwater drillship, the West Auriga, recently began development drilling work at BP’s Thunder Horse field in deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM). …

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Exclusive video: Energy reforms could shake up Mexican market

Posted on 13 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

Mexico’s Congress is expected to vote soon on whether to reform its Constitution to open the country’s economy to foreign oil and gas companies…

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Exclusive video: Six potential business impacts of the US deficit

Posted on 13 November 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

As the US deficit approaches $17 trillion, businesses, including drilling contractors and operators, could potentially be negatively impacted by federal…

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