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Gravity-deployed carbon composite cable completes first commercial deployment offshore Norway

Posted on 27 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Ziebel, a Stavanger-based provider of specialist well intervention services for the oil and gas industry, announced that its Z-Line gravity-deployed…

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Petronas’ INSTEP training institute plans improvements for integrated, experiential learning

Posted on 27 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Institut Teknologi PETRONAS (INSTEP) takes realism seriously when it comes to experiential learning – seriously enough to be planning…

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Wood Mackenzie: Falling costs to soften blow of slashed exploration budgets

Posted on 26 March 2015 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Exploration budget cuts in 2015 will average 30%, but that will be matched by an approximately equal fall in exploration costs…

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C&J Energy Services merges with Nabors’ completion/production services

Posted on 25 March 2015 in News

C&J Energy Services, (C&J) and Nabors Industries (Nabors) announced the completion of the combination of C&J with Nabors’ completion…

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Douglas-Westwood: Oilfield services expenditure to decline by 30% in 2015

Posted on 25 March 2015 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

Global oilfield services (OFS) markets are facing difficult headwinds as a function of commodity prices…

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IOGP-sponsored human factors survey seeks participants online

Posted on 25 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News

The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) is sponsoring a survey to assess the current extent and use of non-technical skills behaviors in well operations…

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Statoil, Halliburton establish Fast Track process to economically develop smaller North Sea fields

Posted on 19 March 2015 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

To economically develop smaller fields in the North Sea, Statoil and Halliburton initiated the Fast Track project that aimed…

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Human factors: Fixing the person, the technology and the organization

Posted on 19 March 2015 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Uncategorized

As the drilling industry continues to build its knowledge and awareness of human factors, it’s become increasingly clear that human factors…

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BP, Maersk push innovative partnership model to produce Project 20K rig

Posted on 19 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News

BP and Maersk Drilling continue to follow an integrated process to ensure the innovative design and smooth delivery of a new deepwater rig for the operator’s…

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Schlumberger’s MacGregor encourages young professionals to stick with oil and gas

Posted on 19 March 2015 in IADC/SPE Drilling Conference, IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

For young people just getting their feet wet in the oil and gas industry, recent declines in world oil pricing to $55/bbl and below can be quite disheartening…

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Recent Drilling News

  • 27 March 2015

    Gravity-deployed carbon composite cable completes first commercial deployment offshore Norway

    Ziebel, a Stavanger-based provider of specialist well intervention services for the oil and gas industry, announced that its Z-Line gravity-deployed...

  • 27 March 2015

    Petronas’ INSTEP training institute plans improvements for integrated, experiential learning

    Institut Teknologi PETRONAS (INSTEP) takes realism seriously when it comes to experiential learning – seriously enough to be planning...

  • 26 March 2015

    Wood Mackenzie: Falling costs to soften blow of slashed exploration budgets

    Exploration budget cuts in 2015 will average 30%, but that will be matched by an approximately equal fall in exploration costs...

  • 25 March 2015

    C&J Energy Services merges with Nabors’ completion/production services

    C&J Energy Services, (C&J) and Nabors Industries (Nabors) announced the completion of the combination of C&J with Nabors’ completion...

  • 25 March 2015

    Douglas-Westwood: Oilfield services expenditure to decline by 30% in 2015

    Global oilfield services (OFS) markets are facing difficult headwinds as a function of commodity prices...

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