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Schlumberger’s MacGregor encourages young professionals to stick with oil and gas

Posted on 19 March 2015 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

For young people just getting their feet wet in the oil and gas industry, recent declines in world oil pricing to $55/bbl and below can be quite disheartening…

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Plenary: Collaboration is essential to drive sustainable performance improvements

Posted on 19 March 2015 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The need for more effective collaboration among operators, drilling contractors and service companies emerged as a key theme during the plenary session…

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BG Group produces first oil from the Knarr field in Norway

Posted on 19 March 2015 in News, The Offshore Frontier

BG Group announced the Petrojarl Knarr floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel…

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Young Professionals Subcommittee provides network for new oil and gas talent

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

As an aging workforce continues to leave the oil and gas industry, newcomers must begin to carry the torch. To aid in this transition, the 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling…

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New ultra-high temperature MWD, RSS make up 200˚C BHA

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Schlumberger released two new ultra-high temperature drilling technologies – the TeleScope ICE measurement-while-drilling (MWD) service and the PowerDrive ICE…

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Weatherford integrates CFS, MPD to improve wellbore pressure control

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

While the drilling industry is increasing its uptake of managed pressure drilling (MPD), another technology – continuous flow systems (CFS)…

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BP Well Advisor aims to transform data to information, information to insight

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

While the digital age has spawned a world of nearly seamless information access for billions of people around the world, the drilling industry…

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Panel: Knowledge sharing, collaboration required to push reduction, awareness of dropped object incidents

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Information sharing and cooperation are paramount to improving dropped object prevention…

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Darus: Non-compromising attitude toward safety must emanate from top down

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News

“The oil price is down. Nevertheless, whatever the commercial aspects of the industry, we must always remember that the safety of our people…

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Petrobas breaks record for well drilling depth in Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, begins P-61 production in Papa Terra field

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Petrobras has started production on platform P-61 in Papa Terra field, located near the southern perimeter of the Campos Basin…

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