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2013 SPE Drilling Engineering Award recipient Dupriest pushes for more engineering, less optimization

Posted on 05 March 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, Innovating While Drilling

Specifically changing the way a job is done, rather than flawlessly executing the job the way it’s always been done, has led to…

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Video exclusive: Schlumberger takes integrated strategy to help operators meet well construction goals

Posted on 05 March 2013 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, Innovating While Drilling, Videos - IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

Steve Orr, president of Schlumberger’s Drilling Group, talks about the company’s integrated approach to products and technologies with Drilling Contractor…

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ExxonMobil workover operation shuts off gas zones at record depths in Russia

Posted on 05 March 2013 in Completing the Well, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference

ExxonMobil Development Co last year completed a challenging workover campaign on Russia’s remote and environmentally…

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InterMoor completes IRIS installation, recovery in Gulf of Mexico

Posted on 01 March 2013 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has completed an installation and recovery project for Apache Deepwater…

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Cameron opens manufacturing, repair center in China’s Shandong province

Posted on 28 February 2013 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News

Cameron has commenced operations of its centrifugal compression business at the Gaomi manufacturing and repair center…

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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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