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Partnerships with NOCs key to IOCs’ future success

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News, OTC

International oil companies (IOCs) should pursue opportunities to create and solidify partnerships with national oil companies (NOCs) and internationalizing…

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Shell acquires new US tight gas positions

Posted on 04 June 2010 in News

Shell has acquired new positions in the Marcellus and Eagle Ford tight gas plays. Subject to…

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IADC meets with congressional members on resuming shallow-water drilling

Posted on 24 May 2010 in News

IADC staff and contractor members, acting as a Coalition, met with Gulf Coast senators and congressmen this week in…

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If you’re not playing the shale game, it might be time to start

Posted on 21 May 2010 in News

By 2020, it is estimated that a third of the North American natural gas supply will come from shale…

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Adkins: Oil looking damn good while gas may get a bit ugly

Posted on 21 May 2010 in News

Oil is looking damn good for the next three to five years, said Marshall Adkins, managing director for…

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H&P’s Hubler receives IADC exemplary service award

Posted on 21 May 2010 in News

IADC presented its exemplary service award to Warren Hubler, Helmerich & Payne IDC…

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IADC to brief Cuban authorities on offshore safety, environmental hazards mitigation

Posted on 21 May 2010 in News

The US Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has approved IADC’s application for a travel…

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BP continues use of riser insertion tube tool, planning for ‘top kill’ operation

Posted on 21 May 2010 in News

The riser insertion tube tool (RITT) containment system BP installed at the end of the leaking riser on Macondo well…

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IADC North Sea Chapter recognizes safety award winners

Posted on 21 May 2010 in News

The IADC North Sea Chapter (NSC) held its annual dinner and safety awards ceremony on 14 May at the Mercure Ardoe Hotel in Aberdeen…

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Palmer Engineering Leadership Complex opens in Caruth Hall on SMU campus

Posted on 21 May 2010 in News

On 16 April 2010, former Rowan Companies CEO Bob Palmer and his wife, Rebecca Palmer, welcomed the…

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