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Digital oilfield system connects personnel through smartphones, touch pads

Posted on 05 April 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News

DOFERO Consultancy has launched an interface that provides access to the oilfield, on land and offshore…

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Keppel AmFELS to deliver new jackup to Perforadora Central in 2014

Posted on 02 April 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News, The Offshore Frontier

Mexico’s Perforadora Central has awarded a contract to Keppel AmFELS to build a repeat jackup…

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Candidate selection could be key to successful underbalanced drilling project

Posted on 27 March 2012 in News

Upfront planning and appropriate candidate selection are critical to achieving success in underbalanced drilling…

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Special webcast: Defining challenges and potential solutions for MPD in deepwater drilling

Posted on 27 March 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier, Videos

IADC group VP/publisher Mike Killalea sat down with David Pavel, global director of business development for…

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Continuous circulation systems build healthier wells, reduce risk in difficult environments

Posted on 27 March 2012 in News

Just as humans can be injured even by a short interruption of the blood supply through our arteries and veins…

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MPD makes the difference in offshore Indonesia offshore gas development program

Posted on 27 March 2012 in News

An offshore well in Indonesia’s Ujung Pangkah field went from a potential failure to an invaluable success…

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The essentials of dual-gradient drilling: Several variations under development

Posted on 27 March 2012 in News

Although dual-gradient drilling has been around for years, many in the industry appear to remain unclear…

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Successful dual-gradient system follows nature’s pressure profiles

Posted on 27 March 2012 in News

A dilution-based dual-gradient system has been shown to deliver significant cost reductions and enhanced well control in deepwater wells…

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US Steel Tubular Products to open Innovation & Technology Center for industry customers

Posted on 27 March 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

U.S. Steel Tubular Products (USS) will open the Innovation & Technology Center at its Houston offices on 28 March…

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Texas agency approves mobile system to recycle produced, flowback water

Posted on 26 March 2012 in Completing the Well, Drilling It Safely, News, Onshore Advances

Texas-based Water Rescue Services has received approval from the Railroad Commission of Texas to…

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