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In search of trust: Industry must build on ‘responsible drilling’ approach

Posted on 21 June 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

Advocating the approach of “responsible drilling” at the IADC World Drilling 2012 Conference in Barcelona on…

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Chevron boosts unconventional activity, pushes into China’s deep waters

Posted on 21 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

With 18 million acres added to Chevron’s portfolio since 2009, the company has experienced a shift to…

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New rig designs emerge as industry expands offshore fleet

Posted on 21 June 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

The offshore rig fleet continues to expand at a brisk pace, with most drilling contractors taking a safe approach toward newbuild designs, said Tom Kellock…

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Center for Offshore Safety provides backbone to support safer practices

Posted on 21 June 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier, Videos

Charlie Williams, executive director of the Center for Offshore Safety (COS), talks about the industry’s efforts to…

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New wireline pressure-control equipment breaks barriers in HPHT well

Posted on 07 June 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) ASEP Elmar has announced the first field operation of its new high working…

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Shell CEO: Industry must do more to address public concerns with tight gas development

Posted on 07 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

The industry must do a better job of listening and responding to public and regulator concerns associated with…

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Appeals court rulings pave way for additional exploration, drilling in GOM, Arctic

Posted on 07 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, The Offshore Frontier

In what signifies a major victory for the oil and gas industry, two federal appeals courts have shot down…

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Deepwater discovery opens new play offshore Cote d’Ivoire

Posted on 07 June 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, The Offshore Frontier

Tullow Oil and its partners, including Anadarko Petroleum, announced today a light-oil discovery at the Paon-1X exploration well offshore Cote d’Ivoire…

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Premier Oil to assess Carnaby contribution to North Sea Catcher development

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

Premier Oil’s Carnaby exploration well 28/09-5A in the Central North Sea’s Catcher area has reached a total…

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Aker wins Statoil contracts to study development of Barents Sea, North Sea discoveries

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

Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions early-phase studies for their recent major discoveries on the Norwegian…

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