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GE pump enables DGD in deepwater applications; BOP developments increases rig flexibility

Posted on 03 May 2012 in News

GE Oil & Gas is combining industry experience and existing assets to increase access to hard-to-reach reservoirs…

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Mooring monitoring technology successfully tested in North Sea

Posted on 02 May 2012 in News

In conjunction with Pulse Structural Monitoring, InterMoor recently completed a field trial of the Inter-M Pulse in the North Sea, Alan Duncan…

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AETI introduces new drilling control system

Posted on 02 May 2012 in News

American Electric Technologies (AETI) launched its M&I DrillAssist Drilling Control System this week at the 2012 OTC in Houston…

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Lloyd’s Register acquires WEST Engineering Services

Posted on 01 May 2012 in News

Risk management group Lloyd’s Register has acquired WEST Engineering Services, the companies announced at a press conference…

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Halliburton launches low ECD solution to enhance reservoir access

Posted on 30 April 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News

Halliburton unveiled today at the 2012 OTC a package of technologies aimed at helping operators access…

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Malaysian Pavilion inaugurated at OTC

Posted on 30 April 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp celebrated the inaugural opening of the international Malaysian Pavilion, booth 11909, at OTC…

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Deepwater demands require upgrade in surface, downhole technologies alongside industry collaboration

Posted on 25 April 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Deepwater drilling in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is pushing limits with depths around 34,000 ft…

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Weatherford sets new DWC world record

Posted on 19 April 2012 in 2012, News

Asia Pacific is the stage for a new offshore world record of 1,710 meters for the longest interval so far drilled with casing (DWC)…

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Aberdeen-based Viking Moorings becomes Viking SeaTech

Posted on 19 April 2012 in News

Viking Moorings has renamed itself Viking SeaTech, and expanded its business to supply industry personnel, in addition to mooring…

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Program chairman Joseph Reilly: Operation integrity is big theme at 2012 OTC

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, OTC, The Offshore Frontier

Drilling Contractor recently spoke with ExxonMobil Upstream Research’s Joseph Reilly, who is program chairman…

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