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UK official: Developing O&G industry in Middle East, North Africa will boost regional economies, global energy security

Posted on 08 February 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Over the past year, the Middle East and North Africa experienced momentous change, and that is creating…

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Petrobras makes discovery in Amazon’s Solimões Basin

Posted on 06 February 2012 in News

Petrobras has discovered a new oil and natural gas accumulation in the Solimões Basin in the state of Amazonas…

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Condition monitoring calls for drilling contractor, OEM collaboration

Posted on 31 January 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News

Evaluation and recertification programs for equipment and systems are plentiful, but offshore contractors are looking…

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From passive to proactive, condition monitoring gives rig operators advance warning of failures

Posted on 31 January 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, News

As rigs are increasingly deployed to remote locations and equipped with complex electronic engines, the risks of…

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IADC accredits Baker Hughes competence management program

Posted on 31 January 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Baker Hughes has become the first integrated oilfield service company to receive full accreditation of its Competence Management Program…

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IADC’s Petty to lead ITAC Investment Working Group

Posted on 31 January 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

The US Secretary of Commerce and US Trade Representative (USTR) have designated IADC executive VP – government affairs Brian Petty as chairman…

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MPD system facilitates top-hole drilling offshore Brazil

Posted on 31 January 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

AGR has completed its first Brazilian operation using the EC-Drill system, a managed pressure drilling technology based on the RMR system and…

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Government officials, senior executives confirm participation for IPTC in Bangkok

Posted on 31 January 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Government officials and industry leaders have confirmed their participation in the rescheduled 2011 International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) on 7-9 February…

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Stabil Drill’s Ghost Reamer tool for shale drilling eliminates wiper trips

Posted on 30 January 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News

Stabil Drill, a Superior Energy Services company, has introduced the Stabil Drill Ghost Reamer for…

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MECO delivers water purification system for arctic conditions

Posted on 26 January 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

MECO has shipped a reverse osmosis plant system for drinking and process water purification to a major oil and gas company operating in the extreme Arctic…

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