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Technology entrepreneurship redefining global energy game

Posted on 23 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

The ongoing technology boom that is reshaping the oil and gas industry and providing access to resources once deemed unattainable is also redefining the…

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Panel: US shale plays thrive as companies keep pace with technology, people challenges

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

US shale plays continue to buzz, impacting the way the industry is approaching unconventional plays and…

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Analyst: US rig count to drop by 3% or more in 2013

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

The idea of increasing global oil supply to match global oil demand once seemed out of reach. However, the tables have turned, and the industry’s…

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Emerging plays spark growth in onshore drilling

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

A panel session of three speakers from Statoil, Marathon Oil and Devon Energy Corp discussed activities and trends in US shale plays where they…

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Dietswell channels drilling expertise into rig design, auditing

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

Jean-Claude Bourdon, founder and executive vice president of Dietswell, recently talked with Drilling Contractor publisher/editor Mike Killalea…

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Statoil awards US$5 billion-plus in NCS contracts

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Statoil has awarded contracts for drilling services on 18 fixed installations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf worth a total of…

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Fit-for-purpose rigs, unconventionals drive Statoil production goals

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Global and Regional Markets, News, OTC

Statoil is directing its fit-for-purpose rig fleet and technology strategy to help reach a production goal of more than…

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Petronas works on capability development, master’s program for drilling

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

Datuk George Ling Kien Sing, drilling division advisor for Petronas Carigali, sat down with DC publisher…

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Former IADC president to join panel on US-Cuba cooperation on offshore E&P, spill prevention

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC’s former president, Dr Lee Hunt, will join a panel of industry leaders and experts in a discussion about the…

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Panel: Companies look to creative solutions to meet labor needs in deepwater

Posted on 07 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Employing a fresh pool of talented people to meet the industry’s increasing labor demands is part of industry’s…

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