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V0-rated suspension plug supports up to 300 tons of pipe

Posted on 11 October 2013 in Completing the Well, Exclusive Video, News

The V0-rated STORMLOCK is designed to support up to 300 tons of pipe and can be rapidly deployed with or without suspended load …

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Drill bit design redirects vibration, increases drilling rates

Posted on 11 October 2013 in Completing the Well, Exclusive Video, News

Ulterra has developed a bit design that takes advantage of the vibration to increase drilling rates and sustain a sharper bit for longer intervals. …

Darnell: Ensuring asset integrity key to process safety

Posted on 09 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, News

The drilling industry must maintain a laser-like focus on asset integrity in its quest to enhance process safety, James Darnell, VP – health, safety and…

IADC launches Drilling Near Miss/Hit Report

Posted on 09 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, News

To help its members further enhance operational integrity, IADC has introduced the Drilling Near Miss/Hit Report. The new form was launched at the…

Natural gas drilling, fracturing moves industry toward self-sustainability

Posted on 09 October 2013 in Exclusive Video, News, September/October, The Efficient Rig

In the next three to five years, 50% to 75% of frac pumps in North America will be powered by natural gas…

Weatherford taps RFID technology for new drilling circulation sub

Posted on 09 October 2013 in Exclusive Video, Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Weatherford launched its JetStream RFID-actuated drilling circulation sub last week at the 2013 SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in…

Perspectives: MPD pioneer Don Hannegan credits work to early industry adopters, IADC committee

Posted on 11 July 2013 in 2013, Departments, Exclusive Video, Innovating While Drilling, July/August, Videos

Don Hannegan, strategic technology development manager of MPD for Weatherford, takes great pride in solving problems…

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…

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…

Exclusive video: How leaders can achieve and sustain safety excellence

Posted on 21 May 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Exclusive Video, News, Videos

Leaders can achieve more in safety excellence by focusing on what they want employees to…

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