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From the exhibit floor: Multi-activated drilling reamer drives proactive approach to borehole enlargement

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Drilling Contractor editorial coordinator Katherine Scott speaks with Eddie Valverde, global product line manager…

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Open-source robotics system allows for sharing of research, advances in overall research

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News

A robotics expert provided an overview of the latest advances in robotics research at the “Advancing Automation in…

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Rabun: Trust between operators, contractors will build public’s trust in industry

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The industry needs to strengthen its ability to collaborate across all segments, and the 2012 IADC/SPE Drilling…

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Payne: Setting a vision, being relentless would drive change and secure industry’s license to operate

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News

In a thriving environment of new technologies, challenges and constant change, a clear vision and a steadfast…

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A look inside the human brain leads to developing and enhancing drilling automation

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News

Understanding the thought process that drillers go through is shaping the future of human-centered drilling automation…

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

Posted on 07 March 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Efficient Rig

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

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Marine Spill Response Corp completes Gulf of Mexico expansion program

Posted on 02 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

The Marine Spill Response Corp has completed its Gulf of Mexico program to respond to an oil spill incident…

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Seadrill orders two new ultra-deepwater drillships for delivery in 2014

Posted on 27 February 2012 in News, The Efficient Rig, The Offshore Frontier

Samsung Heavy Industries will build two new ultra-deepwater drillships for Seadrill under turnkey contracts…

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Statoil’s Zafarani exploration well a success in East Africa

Posted on 24 February 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil has encountered indications of natural gas in the Zafarani exploration well…

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Robertson: Let’s engage young professionals through 2012 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

Posted on 23 February 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Thriving in change is the theme of the first day’s plenary, where panelists will discuss how industry can adapt and…

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