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The essentials of dual-gradient drilling: Several variations under development

Posted on 27 March 2012 in News

Although dual-gradient drilling has been around for years, many in the industry appear to remain unclear…

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Successful dual-gradient system follows nature’s pressure profiles

Posted on 27 March 2012 in News

A dilution-based dual-gradient system has been shown to deliver significant cost reductions and enhanced well control in deepwater wells…

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US Steel Tubular Products to open Innovation & Technology Center for industry customers

Posted on 27 March 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

U.S. Steel Tubular Products (USS) will open the Innovation & Technology Center at its Houston offices on 28 March…

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Texas agency approves mobile system to recycle produced, flowback water

Posted on 26 March 2012 in Completing the Well, Drilling It Safely, News, Onshore Advances

Texas-based Water Rescue Services has received approval from the Railroad Commission of Texas to…

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New software modules enhance drilling riser monitoring system

Posted on 20 March 2012 in News

Pulse Structural Monitoring, an Acteon company, unveiled three new software modules…

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Houston college, university programs give students an edge into industry

Posted on 19 March 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

As the industry continues to expand, these institutions recognize the demand and opportunity to provide…

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Hendricks to lead Patterson-UTI upon Wall’s retirement

Posted on 16 March 2012 in News

William Andrew Hendricks Jr will join Patterson-UTI Energy as chief operating officer on 2 April…

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ExxonMobil proposes hydraulic fracturing fluid disclosure in Europe

Posted on 13 March 2012 in Completing the Well, Drilling It Safely, News, Onshore Advances

Exxon Mobil Corp is calling for the adoption of a systematic hydraulic fracturing fluid disclosure program in Europe…

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Repsol discovers one of Campos’ thickest hydrocarbons columns to date

Posted on 12 March 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Repsol Sinopec Brasil recently made a new oil discovery in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil…

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Statoil’s Øystein Arvid Håland to lead 2013 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference

Posted on 09 March 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News

Øystein Arvid Håland, senior vice president of drilling and well activity at Statoil, will chair the 2013 SPE/IADC…

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