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Absheron exploration well offshore Azerbaijan looks promising, drilling to continue

Posted on 20 September 2011 in News

An exploration well drilled by TOTAL on the Absheron license, offshore Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea, showed…

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Policy changes could create more than 1.4 million jobs in oil and gas industry, API-sponsored study finds

Posted on 20 September 2011 in News

US oil and natural gas policy changes could generate more than 1.4 million jobs, $800 billion in additional…

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IADC.org expands resources for association news, Montara/Macondo investigations

Posted on 13 September 2011 in News

The launch of the newest pages reflects IADC’s ongoing mission to represent the worldwide drilling industry…

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Join IADC at APOGCE for special session

Posted on 09 September 2011 in News

IADC has prepared a special session “IADC Critical Issues in Drilling” for the 2011 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (APOGCE), 20-22 September…

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Shell confirms deepwater oil discovery offshore French Guiana

Posted on 09 September 2011 in News

The GM-ES-1 well is being drilled in a water depth of more than 2,000 meters and has encountered more than 70-meters of net oil pay in two objectives…

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OSPRAG-backed capping device launched

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry introduced a well capping device today at the SPE Offshore Europe 2011 conference in Aberdeen…

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Norske Shell enhances competency, preparedness post-Macondo on deepwater drilling campaign

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

Using well control as a focus and simplifying procedures for the driller, Norske Shell established a new benchmark…

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In well control, improper training can spell disaster

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

In well control, the driller is the first line of defense in many cases; therefore, his ability to recognize a kick and shut in the well is significant, Joe Garcia…

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Chevron makes a case for competency-based training

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

Chevron is transforming well control training through adoption of new tools and integrating them with modern training techniques …

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BOEMRE’s Herbst: Reorganization in progress

Posted on 06 September 2011 in News

Speaking at the IADC Well Control of the Americas Conference & Exhibition held 25-26 August in San Antonio, Texas, Lars Herbst, Gulf of Mexico OCS region…

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