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Statoil awards Mariner drilling services contract to Noble Corp

Posted on 14 May 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil has awarded a four-year contract for drilling services on the Mariner project to Noble Corp, with an option of up to two years…

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Simplified model clarifies connection between MPD well control equipment, safety barriers

Posted on 14 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Managed pressure drilling (MPD) systems are increasingly being used in formations with restricted operational pressure windows…

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Caterpillar launches bi-fuel retrofit kit for well stimulation

Posted on 13 May 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News

Caterpillar Global Petroleum has developed a DYNAMIC GAS BLENDING (DGB) retrofit kit for use on the CAT 3512C (HD) engine…

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Dual-deck shaker, modular pressure control system among innovations at M-I SWACO Expo

Posted on 10 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News

M-I SWACO presented various solids and pressure control technologies at the recent 6th annual M-I SWACO Tech Expo…

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GE unveils BOP surface control system, condition monitoring/sensing for subsea at OTC

Posted on 08 May 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, The Offshore Frontier

A BOP surface control system and operator interface designed for deepwater drilling was among several technologies…

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Tesco introduces top drive, casing system for extended reach

Posted on 08 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC

Tesco Corp has completed tests for two products – the HXI 150-ton top drive and Hydraulic Compact CASING DRIVE SYSTEM (HCCDS) – for extended reach…

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Exclusive video: Steerable drilling liner service drills, evaluates wellbore while installing liner

Posted on 08 May 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, Videos, Videos OTC

Baker Hughes has introduced SureTrak, a steerable drilling liner service that was among the latest technologies launched at the…

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Exclusive video: New system automates completion services for safer operations

Posted on 07 May 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, Videos, Videos OTC

For onshore and offshore completion services, Superior Energy Services recently launched the Complete Automated Technology…

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WWC named provider for Kick Assistance Program for Berkley Oil & Gas, J.H. Blades

Posted on 06 May 2013 in Drilling It Safely, News, OTC

Wild Well Control (WWC) has been named the exclusive provider for the Kick Assistance Program (KAP) for insurance provider…

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Triyards launches premium class HPHT jackup for water depths up to 400 ft

Posted on 06 May 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, OTC, The Offshore Frontier

With the launch of TDU-400 jackup, a new Premium Class 400 HPHT rig, Triyards Holdings Ltd. has become one of three…

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