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BOEM OKs 1st BP exploration plan to meet new requirements

Posted on 25 October 2011 in News

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this week approved a supplemental exploration plan (EP) submitted by BP for deepwater…

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2,000-hp, 2,400-hp single motors deliver power boost for deep, directional wells

Posted on 25 October 2011 in News

Houston-headquartered AmeriMex Motor and Controls has added two first-in-class single AC electric motors…

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IPTC, 15-17 November in Bangkok, to feature 61 technical sessions

Posted on 25 October 2011 in News

The International Petroleum Technology Conference is set to kick off on 15 November in Bangkok, Thailand, under the theme “Technology and…

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Shell developing new techniques for EOR in challenging fields

Posted on 07 October 2011 in News

While increased demand for oil is pushing the industry to find new sources, existing reservoirs contain significant hydrocarbons that are being recovered…

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Water management service targets US unconventional plays

Posted on 06 October 2011 in News

Halliburton launched a comprehensive service aimed at conserving water and providing operators with an efficient solution that addresses water management…

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Noble Globetrotter I with Huisman multipurpose tower inaugurated

Posted on 04 October 2011 in News

Noble Corp inaugurated the Noble Globetrotter I ultra-deepwater drillship at Huisman’s new production hall in Schiedam…

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Rig uptime gets boost from condition-based monitoring, maintenance

Posted on 04 October 2011 in News

Although the drilling industry has been around longer than many other major industries today, a number of experts…

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Chevron renovates critical well control display to avoid information overload

Posted on 04 October 2011 in News

In the “cockpit” of a modern rig, a driller is often surrounded by a slew of incoming data. Chevron turned to the…

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Shell process safety initiatives target sweet spot for reducing risk

Posted on 04 October 2011 in News

Shell has launched initiatives that set high standards for staff, design practices, and the use of technologies (mechanical, pneumatic/hydraulic…

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Automation reaches beyond surface integration to increase downhole, system reliability

Posted on 04 October 2011 in News

Within the relationship among surface, rig and downhole activities, there is an opportunity to change factors that…

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