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Anadarko encounters natural gas; Golfinho area estimated to hold 13 to 45 Tcf of gas

Posted on 15 May 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Anadarko Petroleum’s Golfinho exploration well recently discovered a new, major natural gas accumulation nearly…

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BSEE looks to new BOP requirements, to hold forum on 22 May

Posted on 08 May 2012 in News, OTC, The Offshore Frontier

A proposed rule for enhancing blowout preventer (BOP) requirements is one of four key next-generation…

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OTC event raises industry awareness for high school students

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, OTC, Videos OTC

Approximately 200 high school math and science students from across Texas arrived at the 2012 OTC on…

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COS forges ahead on strategic plan

Posted on 08 May 2012 in News, OTC, The Offshore Frontier

Third-party auditing and technical assistance to member companies are among several initiatives that are…

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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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Operational experience, contingency planning fill gaps in deepwater cementing

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Completing the Well, News, OTC, The Offshore Frontier

Two questions need to be asked when considering cement as a primary barrier in a deepwater well: 1) Will the job be…

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From the OTC exhibit floor: Directional control system offers alternative for wellbore navigation

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, Videos OTC

Chris Maranuk, new product launch manager for Weatherford International, talks about Weatherford’s…

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‘Virtual presence’ technology enhances productivity safety

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, Videos OTC

Virtual technology is making the oil patch smarter. Driven by the continued push into unconventional and deepwater environments and the anticipated…

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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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Industry safety statistics improve in 2011, IADC statistics show

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The drilling industry is actively working to enhance its safety performance and has strong results to show for it, Joe Hurt, IADC regional VP North America…

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