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Aker wins Statoil contracts to study development of Barents Sea, North Sea discoveries

Posted on 07 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions early-phase studies for their recent major discoveries on the Norwegian…

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OTC Asia to be launched in 2014 in Kuala Lumpur

Posted on 07 June 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Asia will kick off 10-12 March 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and will be a biennial event going forward…

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New IADC project will enhance competency guidelines for drilling rig personnel

Posted on 04 June 2012 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC has announced a major drilling industry project to develop enhanced competency guidelines for rig personnel…

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Maersk orders ultra-harsh jackup for drilling in North Sea

Posted on 01 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Maersk Drilling has ordered a new ultra-harsh, high-specification jackup at Keppel FELS in Singapore backed by a four-year contract with Statoil…

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API to stop sending standards through ISO process

Posted on 25 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

In the early 1990s, the API and many of its members adopted the mantra of “Do it once, do it right, do it globally,” with the goal of …

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Salazar directs MWCC to deploy capping stack for exercise in GOM

Posted on 24 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has charged the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) with conducting a live drill this summer to deploy critical…

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Technology entrepreneurship redefining global energy game

Posted on 23 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

The ongoing technology boom that is reshaping the oil and gas industry and providing access to resources once deemed unattainable is also redefining the…

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Panel: US shale plays thrive as companies keep pace with technology, people challenges

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

US shale plays continue to buzz, impacting the way the industry is approaching unconventional plays and…

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Analyst: US rig count to drop by 3% or more in 2013

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

The idea of increasing global oil supply to match global oil demand once seemed out of reach. However, the tables have turned, and the industry’s…

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Emerging plays spark growth in onshore drilling

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

A panel session of three speakers from Statoil, Marathon Oil and Devon Energy Corp discussed activities and trends in US shale plays where they…

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