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Green energy falls short in shadow of oil and gas

Posted on 20 September 2011 in News

In the coming age of technological advancements and innovation, renewable energy falls to the wayside in the energy market – emphasizing reliability…

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IADC among 18 groups urging Obama to increase permitting

Posted on 20 September 2011 in News

IADC joined more than a dozen other industry groups to urge the president “to improve efficiency and the rate of permitting activity in the Gulf of Mexico…

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Statoil awards four-year contract to ultra-deepwater semi West Hercules

Posted on 20 September 2011 in News

Statoil awarded a four-year contract to Seadrill’s ultra-deepwater semi West Hercules for operations in harsh…

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Maersk Convincer destined for Petronas Carigali offshore Malaysia

Posted on 20 September 2011 in News

Maersk Drilling has signed a contract to provide Petronas Carigali with the 375-ft high-pressure, high-temperature jackup Maersk Convincer for work offshore…

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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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