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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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Cimarex enters joint development agreement with Chevron

Posted on 25 June 2013 in News, Onshore Advances

Cimarex Energy has entered into an agreement with Chevron USA, a subsidiary of Chevron Corp, for the joint development of their combined Delaware Basin…

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Maersk Drilling hires DNV for software quality assurance

Posted on 21 June 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Maersk Drilling and DNV have entered into a contract to quality assure the software for Maersk Drilling’s new CJ70 jackups…

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Seadrill orders two high-spec jackups for delivery in 2015 and 2016

Posted on 20 June 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, The Offshore Frontier

Seadrill Limited has entered into contracts for the construction of two high-specification jackups…

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Dolphin Drilling unveils new deepwater drillship

Posted on 19 June 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, The Offshore Frontier

Aberdeen-based Dolphin Drilling, one of the oldest and largest independent drilling contracting companies in the North Sea, unveiled its new 751-ft ultra deepwater rig…

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UK HSE report: Reportable hydrocarbon releases nearly halved over three years

Posted on 14 June 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News

The UK oil and gas industry has achieved a 48% reduction in the number of reportable hydrocarbon releases over three years, the…

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Atwood Oceanics secures contract for Atwood Achiever ultra-deepwater drillship

Posted on 12 June 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Atwood Oceanics has been awarded a drilling services contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Atwood Achiever by a subsidiary…

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Ensco orders its eighth Samsung DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship

Posted on 10 June 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, The Offshore Frontier

Ensco has ordered an additional advanced-capability DP3 ultra-deepwater drillship based on the Samsung GF12000 hull design. The vessel, ENSCO DS-10, will be the eighth…

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Unconventionals lead the way for drilling automation, but business model defines uptake

Posted on 07 June 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Industry’s ongoing efforts to bring automation to the drilling sector will progress over time as a “natural alignment”…

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Exclusive video: Compact top drive, casing drive system built for mobility

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Exclusive Video, Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Julio Quintana, president and CEO for Tesco, speaks with Drilling Contractor associate editor Katherine Scott…

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