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Baker Hughes’ new gravel-pack, frac-pack system completes job in Gulf of Mexico

Posted on 28 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, Innovating While Drilling, News

Baker Hughes recently performed the first commercial frac-pack job with the SC-XP system in the Gulf of Mexico…

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2nd OSRL capping system delivered to Singapore base

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) unveiled the Subsea Well Intervention Service (SWIS) at its new facility in Singapore…

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EIA report: North American growth helps boost global oil production to record levels

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The Middle East still ranked as the world’s No. 1 crude oil producer in 2012, but growth in North American crude…

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BP/Maersk look outside industry to develop HPHT drilling technology

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

A partnership between BP and Maersk Drilling to develop conceptual engineering designs for HPHT drilling technology is looking…

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Onshore-tested MHA drilling fluid seeks offshore applications

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, Onshore Advances

As regulations around handling and disposal of drilling fluids get tougher around the world, ViChem Specialty Products…

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New representatives to enhance IADC presence in Europe

Posted on 26 June 2013 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

To more effectively represent members in Europe and the North Sea, IADC recently appointed John Boogaerdt and John Atkinson…

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Maersk Drilling: Angola and Nigeria are focal points in strong West African market

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Significant development campaigns, particularly in Angola and Nigeria, continue to drive aggressive growth in…

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Rig briefs: Atwood orders new drillship, KCA Deutag wins new contracts

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

An Atwood Oceanics subsidiary has entered into a turnkey construction contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and…

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Huisman opens 380-meter quayside in China

Posted on 26 June 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Huisman has opened a new 380-meter quayside at its production facility in Zhangzhou, China, under its subsidiary Huisman China…

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New Energy in Depth website consolidates shale information

Posted on 26 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

A new Energy in Depth (EID) website has been launched that brings together EID’s various state and regional programs and leverages social and digital…

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