Archive | Featured Microsite Articles



Click the microsite buttons below to begin.

Completing the Well Microsite - DrillingContractor.org
Drilling It Safely Microsite - DrillingContractor.org
Global & Regional Markets Microsite - DrillingContractor.org
IADC: Global Leadership Microsite - DrillingContractor.org
Innovating While Drilling™ Microsite - DrillingContractor.org
Onshore Advances Microsite - DrillingContractor.org
The Efficient Rig Microsite - DrillingContractor.org
Offshore Frontier Microsite - DrillingContractor.org

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…

PrintFriendlyShare This

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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”…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

Exclusive video: IADC’s International Standards Activities report details regulations affecting offshore drilling

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Exclusive Video, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, The Offshore Frontier, Videos

Alan Spackman, IADC vice president – offshore division, speaks with Amy Rose, IADC director – external relations…

Comments (0)

Rig briefs: KCA DEUTAG awarded contract worth up to $2.2 billion; Keppel delivers Super A Class jackup

Posted on 05 June 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

KCA DEUTAG has been awarded a contract with Statoil for the management, operation and maintenance of two…

Comments (0)

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 22 April 2015

    Transocean appoints Jeremy D. Thigpen as President & CEO

    Transocean has announced that Jeremy D. Thigpen has been named President and Chief Executive Officer effective 22 April 2015. Mr Thigpen succeeds Ian C. Strachan, Interim...

  • 22 April 2015

    Noted broadcast journalist Eithne Treanor to MC IADC World Drilling 2015, Rome, 17-18 June

    IADC is pleased to announce that noted industry broadcast journalist and professional moderator Eithne Treanor will serve as master of ceremonies...

  • 22 April 2015

    UBO & MPD Committee drives safe practices, while survey indicates industry moving toward acceptance

    The IADC Underbalanced Operations & Managed Pressure Drilling Committee continues to drive safe practices...

  • 22 April 2015

    Video: Schlumberger’s At Balance brand aims to make MPD more accessible

    Schlumberger recently brought back the At Balance brand as a family of product and services offering at the 2015 IADC/SPE Managed Pressure Drilling and Underbalanced...

  • 21 April 2015

    Petrobras’ first MPD operation aboard a DP rig succeeds

    Petrobras’ first use of MPD aboard a dynamically positioned rig proved successful and kept NPT to less then 3%, according to a paper presented at the 2015 IADC/SPE...

  • Read more news