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Video: Schlumberger’s At Balance brand aims to make MPD more accessible

Posted on 22 April 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Schlumberger recently brought back the At Balance brand as a family of product and services offering at the 2015 IADC/SPE Managed Pressure Drilling and Underbalanced…

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Weatherford launches new composite frac plug to reduce mill-out time

Posted on 01 April 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

Weatherford launched its TruFrac composite frac plug at the 2015 SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, on 24 March…

Coiled tubing-conveyed monitoring system aims to maximize production, intervention success

Posted on 01 April 2015 in Innovating While Drilling, News, Videos

A new coiled-tubing service is providing a method for continuous, real-time monitoring of horizontal or highly deviated wells by installing fiber optics inside various sizes…

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…

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…


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