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Archer signs $115 million plug and abandon contract with Statoil in North Sea

Posted on 11 February 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Archer has secured a contract with Statoil for the permanent plugging and abandonment of 12 gas wells on the Heimdal field…

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Technical Session 9 – Lost Circulation & Wellbore Strengthening

Posted on 10 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 9: LOST CIRCULATION AND WELLBORE STRENGTHENING SPE/IADC 163481 Practical Guide […]

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Technical Session 10 – Drilling Automation

Posted on 09 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 10: DRILLING AUTOMATION SPE/IADC 163412 Industry Analogies for Successful Implementation […]

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Technical Session 11 – Early Detection & Well Control

Posted on 08 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 11: EARLY DETECTION AND WELL CONTROL SPE/IADC 163499 Subsea Cap […]

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Chevron makes 20th natural gas discovery offshore Australia

Posted on 08 February 2013 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Chevron Corporation’s Australian subsidiary has made the 20th discovery off the Western Australian…

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Central Gulf of Mexico lease sale will offer 38.6 million acres for development

Posted on 07 February 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

The Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 227 will offer 38.6 million acres offshore Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama for oil and gas…

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Technical Session 12 – Managed Pressure & Underbalanced Drilling

Posted on 07 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 12: MANAGED PRESSURE AND UNDERBALANCED DRILLING SPE/IADC 163501 Utilizing Wired […]

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Technical Session 13 – Management & HSE

Posted on 06 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 13:  MANAGEMENT AND HSE SPE/IADC 163422 Drilling Systems Automation – […]

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Technical Session 14 – Bit Technology

Posted on 05 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 14:  BIT TECHNOLOGY SPE/IADC 163521 Pointing Toward Improved PDC […]

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Maersk Drilling, BP to develop next-generation drilling technology for BP’s Project 20K

Posted on 05 February 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

Maersk Drilling and BP have signed a partnership agreement to develop conceptual engineering designs…

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