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Young Professionals Subcommittee provides network for new oil and gas talent

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

As an aging workforce continues to leave the oil and gas industry, newcomers must begin to carry the torch. To aid in this transition, the 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling…

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New ultra-high temperature MWD, RSS make up 200˚C BHA

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Schlumberger released two new ultra-high temperature drilling technologies – the TeleScope ICE measurement-while-drilling (MWD) service and the PowerDrive ICE…

Weatherford integrates CFS, MPD to improve wellbore pressure control

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

While the drilling industry is increasing its uptake of managed pressure drilling (MPD), another technology – continuous flow systems (CFS)…

Drillbotics student competition developing drilling industry’s future talent

Posted on 17 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

The SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS) is giving university students a chance to test their engineering skills through the Drillbotics…

Perspective from aviation: Striking balance is critical to efficiency gains in automation

Posted on 17 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Much like the world of drilling, the aviation industry operates within complex environments and is supported by highly skilled workers entrusted with specific functions…

NOV launches StringSense integrated drillstring measurement system

Posted on 17 March 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

National Oilwell Varco launched the StringSense technology – an updated instrumented internal blowout preventer (IIBOP) – at the 2015 SPE/IADC Drilling Conference…

Scandrill’s Scan Vision rig designed with safety, efficiency in mind

Posted on 11 February 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Onshore Advances, Videos

After 22 weeks of construction and a $20 million investment, Scandrill christened the Scan Vision rig on 27 January at the company’s Tyler, Texas, facility…

Exclusive video: Re-fracturing, rejuvenation may provide relief in current economic climate

Posted on 13 January 2015 in Exclusive Video, Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

With oil prices down, operators are actively seeking solutions to maintain or increase production at relatively low costs…

IADC global trade guidelines address compliance with import/export laws

Posted on 05 January 2015 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, Videos

The IADC Global Supply Chain Committee recently put forth new international trade guidelines for its members. Maersk Drilling’s Senior Export Control Officer…

Saudi Aramco: ‘Industry cannot afford to lose talent when the economy is down’

Posted on 16 December 2014 in Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

Industry is facing a human resources challenge in two areas: the ageing workforce and the shortage of skills, Mohammed Al Sellemi…

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