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Through-tubing rotary drilling a success on StatoilHydro's Asgard field

Posted on 15 September 2009 in News

A new technology called through tubing rotary drilling (TTRD) is helping StatoilHydro to improve oil recovery from subsea fields, the company said. …

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Denney joins Scorpion as VP operations

Posted on 15 September 2009 in News

George Bruce Brumley, vice president operations for Scorpion Offshore, will retire in Q4 2009. He will be succeeded by James Harold Denney, who joined the company on 1 September 2009. …

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Another discovery made in Brazil's ultra-deep Santos Basin

Posted on 15 September 2009 in News

Petrobras has announced the finding of another oil and gas field in the pre-salt reservoir of block BM-S-9, in ultra-deep Santos Basin waters. …

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Gas discovery made in UK West of Shetland

Posted on 15 September 2009 in News

DONG Energy has made a natural gas discovery in the Glenlivet license West of Shetland, located close to the Laggan and Tormore gas discoveries. …

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Newfield encounters oil in Pearl River Mouth Basin well

Posted on 15 September 2009 in News

Newfield Exploration Company has made a second drilling success on Block 16/05 in the Pearl River Mouth Basin in China. …

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Well control conference keynote: Training, technology, cooperation transformed industry

Posted on 27 August 2009 in News

With the oil and gas industry’s emphasis today on health and safety and environmental stewardship, it is hard to imagine a time when wells spewing gallons of easy-to-find oil were a cause for celebration. …

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Analyst: Rebounding economy signals higher oil, gas prices

Posted on 27 August 2009 in News

The economy is starting to rebound, and that is good news for oil and gas prices and domestic and international rig counts, says Douglas Becker, managing director oil services & equipment for SMH Capital, an institutional equity research group. …

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MMS addresses lifting, SEMS, testing at IADC well control conference

Posted on 27 August 2009 in News

The drilling industry’s well control record on the Outer Continental Shelf is being applauded by the agency that regulates and monitors that domain. …

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API committee aims to provide consistency in HPHT equipment, practices

Posted on 27 August 2009 in News

A technical report aimed at providing consistency in high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) practices is being prepared by a group of API task groups consolidated as the Executive Committee of Standardization. …

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Control systems found to be leading cause of downtime in BOP study

Posted on 27 August 2009 in News

As the drilling industry continues to move forward with new technology, procedures and increasing emphasis on health, safety and environment, the effectiveness of blowout prevention techniques is being studied with greater scrutiny. …

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