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Fuel management system opens window to engine usage, reduces fuel requirements, emissions

Posted on 28 February 2013 in 2013, Drilling Rigs & Automation, March/April, News, Onshore Advances

In the ongoing push for more rig automation, Canrig Drilling Technology has developed a computer-based fuel management…

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Mine of the Future program may hold important lessons for drilling automation

Posted on 22 February 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, News

Can lessons learned in a remote iron ore mine in Australia transfer to the oil patch?

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2013 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference: Exclusive roundup of abstracts from 18 technical sessions

Posted on 21 February 2013 in 2013, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, January/February

Exclusive roundup of abstracts from 18 technical sessions…

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Håland: 2013 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference to focus on technology

Posted on 21 February 2013 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

It’s not too late to register for the 2013 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, 5-7 March in Amsterdam. “This is the premiere place…

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Report: Cost, lack of infrastructure present challenges to Arctic development

Posted on 21 February 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The US, Norway and Russia are leading industry into the resource-rich Arctic, but economics, technical and infrastructure…

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ONGC announced it has set record for drilling well in deepest water depth

Posted on 19 February 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

ONGC has set the record for drilling a well in the deepest water by an offshore drilling rig with Transocean’s ultra-deepwater drillship…

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Technical Session 1 – Drilling Project Case Study

Posted on 18 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 I: DRILLING PROJECT CASE STUDY SPE/IADC 163525 Setting Free the […]

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Technical Session 2 – Wellbore Placement

Posted on 17 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 2: WELLBORE PLACEMENT SPE/IADC 163411 Wellbore Collision Avoidance and Interceptions […]

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Technical Session 3 – Cementing & Zonal Isolation

Posted on 16 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 3: CEMENTING AND ZONAL ISOLATION SPE/IADC 163482 Sakhalin Gas Shut-off […]

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Technical Session 4 – Deepwater

Posted on 15 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 4: DEEPWATER SPE/IADC 163476 Thermal Modeling Reveals Hidden Conditions that […]

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