Archive | News

Asian drilling-intensive projects named finalists for IPTC award

Posted on 09 February 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances

Two landmark Asian development t projects with heavy drilling emphasis were recognized as finalists for the Excellence in Project Integration Award…

PrintFriendlyShare This

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (1)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

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…

Comments (0)

Recent Drilling News

  • 02 March 2015

    Maersk Drilling secures contract for ultra deepwater drillship Maersk Voyager

    Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract from Eni Ghana Exploration and Production, an Eni subsidiary, for employment of the newbuild drillship Maersk Voyager...

  • 02 March 2015

    Wisco Moran debuts Padwise 1 walking rig in Texas

    The trend among drilling contractors to install walking systems on rigs has solved a major logistical problem for operators on multiwell pads – negating the need for costly...

  • 26 February 2015

    JDC inaugurates Hakuryu 12 jackup, looks to growth in Middle East, Myanmar and Russia

    The Japanese word “hakuryu” means “white dragon.” In Asia, dragons are strongly associated with oceans. They also represent power and blessings...

  • 16 February 2015

    Steven Newman steps down as Transocean President, CEO

    Transocean announced that Steven Newman and the Board of Directors have mutually agreed that he will step down as President and CEO, effective 16 February 2015...

  • 11 February 2015

    Video: WADI program arms young talent with skills to succeed in drilling industry

    As the drilling industry’s aging workforce continues to retire, a new generation of employees is needed to fill vital roles. To address this challenge, IADC’s Workforce...

  • Read more news

    FEATURED MICROSITES