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Independence Contract Drilling appoints Ed Jacob as executive vice president, COO

Posted on 04 February 2013 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Independence Contract Drilling has appointed Ed Jacob III as executive vice president and COO…

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Technical Session 16 – Directional Drilling

Posted on 03 February 2013 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

Editor’s note: These abstracts have been edited for space and clarity. This program is current as of 15 January 2013. Additions, withdrawals and other changes to the conference program after this date may not be reflected. Click here for the most updated program. TECHNICAL SESSION 16: DIRECTIONAL DRILLING SPE/IADC 163526 Drilling Unconventional Shale Wells Remotely, […]

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Technical Session 17 – Fluids, Cuttings Transport & Cuttings Processing

Posted on 02 February 2013 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

Editor’s note: These abstracts have been edited for space and clarity. This program is current as of 15 January 2013. Additions, withdrawals and other changes to the conference program after this date may not be reflected. Click here for the most updated program. TECHNICAL SESSION 17: FLUIDS, CUTTINGS TRANSPORT AND CUTTINGS PROCESSING SPE/IADC 163567 The […]

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Technical Session 18 – Tubulars

Posted on 01 February 2013 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

Editor’s note: These abstracts have been edited for space and clarity. This program is current as of 15 January 2013. Additions, withdrawals and other changes to the conference program after this date may not be reflected. Click here for the most updated program. TECHNICAL SESSION 18: TUBULARS SPE/IADC 163566 Dynamic Model for Stiff String Torque […]

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Seadrill orders two jackups for 2015 delivery

Posted on 01 February 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Seadrill has entered into an agreement for the construction of two high-specification jackup drilling rigs with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Inc in China…

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Autonomous hull-cleaning system delivered for US Navy testing

Posted on 31 January 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, January/February, News, The Offshore Frontier

SeaRobotics Corp has delivered the first HullBUG (Hull Bio-inspired Underwater Grooming) system to the Center for Corrosion and Biofouling Control at the Florida…

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Wirelines

Posted on 30 January 2013 in 2013, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

The US EPA’s decision to ban BP from bidding in future offshore US lease sales could…

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John Beswick, PR Marriott Drilling: Politics could hinder Euro-shale potential

Posted on 30 January 2013 in 2013, Departments, January/February

John Beswick, director of PR Marriott Drilling, grew up wanting to be a pilot…

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2013 IADC Officers

Posted on 30 January 2013 in 2013, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

David Williams was named chairman, president and chief executive officer of Noble Corp in January 2008…

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Personal responsibility for safety a must for incident-free workplace

Posted on 30 January 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, January/February

Industry increasingly looks to non-traditional geographies, disciplines for workers, enhancing safety through strong corporate culture…

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