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IADC testifies at CSB public hearing on Macondo

Posted on 15 December 2010 in News

IADC VP – offshore technical and regulatory affairs Alan Spackman testified today in Washington, DC, before the US Chemical Safety Board…

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Industry’s environmental focus extends to a food-industry sourced fracturing option

Posted on 15 December 2010 in News

The business of fracturing is taking cues from the food industry. Halliburton has introduced a series of technologies…

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Quantitative ranking system links fracturing fluid performance with environmental stewardship

Posted on 15 December 2010 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

By qualifying fracturing systems and additives through a recognized third-party chemical evaluation process…

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Simulators, computer-based training seen as key tools for future well control training

Posted on 15 December 2010 in News

Approximately 40 people attended the Well Control Roundtable and Workshop, sponsored by…

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Samsung to build 5th ultra-deepwater drillship for Pride

Posted on 15 December 2010 in News

Pride International has reached agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the construction of a new ultra-deepwater…

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Statoil hires COSL Pioneer to drill offshore Norway

Posted on 15 December 2010 in News

As part of a renewal of the aging fleet on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS), Statoil has awarded a contract to COSL Drilling Europe…

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Eni to drill in Polish shale gas play; 6 wells planned for 2011

Posted on 15 December 2010 in News

With the acquisition of Minsk Energy Resources, Eni is set to enter the European unconventional gas play in Poland by becoming operator…

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Baker Hughes expands in Australia

Posted on 07 December 2010 in News

Growing demand and increased oilfield activity in Australia has prompted Baker Hughes to open a new facility in Welshpool, Australia. Three of the company’s service lines—pumping, tubular…

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Schlumberger opens Brazil research and geoengineering center

Posted on 06 December 2010 in News

A new research and geoengineering center was opened by Schlumberger in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in November…

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Pacific Santa Ana drillship to work for Chevron

Posted on 03 December 2010 in News

Chevron awarded a five-year contract to Pacific Drilling for use of the Pacific Santa Ana ultra-deepwater drillship. The contract commences…

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