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‘Virtual presence’ technology enhances productivity safety

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, OTC, Videos OTC

Virtual technology is making the oil patch smarter. Driven by the continued push into unconventional and deepwater environments and the anticipated…

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Petronas works on capability development, master’s program for drilling

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

Datuk George Ling Kien Sing, drilling division advisor for Petronas Carigali, sat down with DC publisher…

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Industry safety statistics improve in 2011, IADC statistics show

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The drilling industry is actively working to enhance its safety performance and has strong results to show for it, Joe Hurt, IADC regional VP North America…

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Former IADC president to join panel on US-Cuba cooperation on offshore E&P, spill prevention

Posted on 08 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

IADC’s former president, Dr Lee Hunt, will join a panel of industry leaders and experts in a discussion about the…

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Reliability-centered maintenance program reduces downtime, results in 63% ROI

Posted on 07 May 2012 in News, The Efficient Rig, The Offshore Frontier

Although a combination of people, processes and assets has driven significant strides in safety in the industry, efforts…

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Panel: Companies look to creative solutions to meet labor needs in deepwater

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

Employing a fresh pool of talented people to meet the industry’s increasing labor demands is part of industry’s…

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Halliburton launches low ECD solution to enhance reservoir access

Posted on 30 April 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News

Halliburton unveiled today at the 2012 OTC a package of technologies aimed at helping operators access…

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Malaysian Pavilion inaugurated at OTC

Posted on 30 April 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp celebrated the inaugural opening of the international Malaysian Pavilion, booth 11909, at OTC…

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Deepwater demands require upgrade in surface, downhole technologies alongside industry collaboration

Posted on 25 April 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Deepwater drilling in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is pushing limits with depths around 34,000 ft…

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Dashboard concept aims to facilitate diagnostics, decision-making on BOPs

Posted on 24 April 2012 in 2012, Innovating While Drilling, May/June, The Efficient Rig

As every motorist knows, a vehicle’s dashboard is an important interface that alerts the driver of real-time changes regarding certain car engine “health” metrics and alerts…

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