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New dates announced for the IPTC in 2013, abstracts being accepted

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Drilling Rigs & Automation, Global and Regional Markets, News

The sixth edition of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) will be held 26-28 March 2013 in Beijing, China…

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SPE automation workshop set for July in Vail

Posted on 17 April 2012 in Drilling Rigs & Automation, Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

SPE’s “Well Construction Automation – Preparing for the Big Jump Forward” workshop, convening in 16-18 July in Vail…

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Petrobras’ extension well confirms discovery in pre-salt of Santos Basin

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

Petrobras has completed drilling extension exploratory well 3-BRSA-1032-RJS (3-RJS-697), located in the Iara…

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Schlumberger opens Houston facility providing core analysis services

Posted on 17 April 2012 in News, Onshore Advances

Schlumberger officially opened its Houston Geoengineering Laboratory on 5 April, the latest addition…

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Eni signs production sharing contract with CNOOC

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

Eni and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) signed a production sharing contract on 11 April…

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Ensco orders sixth ultra-deepwater drillship to meet customer demands

Posted on 05 April 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Responding to the high level of customer demand, Ensco has ordered an advanced-capability, ultra-deepwater drillship…

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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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