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Smooth Operators: Personal, process safety should go hand in hand

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

A group of HSE professionals calling themselves the “Smooth Operators” are meeting quarterly to discuss common…

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Petronas Carigali competency program takes outcome-based approach to training

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News

Petronas Carigali is collaborating with industry service providers, including Halliburton and In Step, on a new…

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New technology center dedicated to proppant innovation

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances, Videos

Vinay Mehta, vice president of technical excellence & innovation for Fairmount Minerals, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott…

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NOSAC seeks member representing offshore industry

Posted on 10 April 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

The US Coast Guard is requesting applications from qualified candidates seeking consideration for appointment…

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William Reilly weighs implications of energy efficiencies, shale development

Posted on 10 April 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Recognizing the oil and gas industry for its collaborative work with scientists, the government, economists, environmental…

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Membrane separation technology delivers onsite water treatment, recycling

Posted on 09 April 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) FluidControl has introduced a mobile water-treatment system for hydraulic fracturing…

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Delays anticipated for BLM under US budget sequester; BOEM, BSEE also expect slower pace

Posted on 01 April 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The US budget sequester, resulting in millions of dollars in cuts this year for key oil and gas regulatory…

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CEOs: Industry renaissance requires cooperation, technology to meet rising energy demand

Posted on 28 March 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The oil and gas industry is entering a renaissance, but only if it can embrace a new paradigm of cooperation and technology…

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Study: Impact of Eagle Ford Shale tops $61 billion in 2012

Posted on 27 March 2013 in News, Onshore Advances

The 2012 Eagle Ford Shale estimated total economic output impact was more than $61 billion in South Texas, which is more than double the economic impact the year before…

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Ultra-high-temperature downhole reservoir testing system offers high-resolution pressure measurements

Posted on 27 March 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Schlumberger has launched the Quartet-HT high-performance downhole reservoir testing system. This reservoir characterization…

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