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Parker Drilling, subsidiaries launch integrated company as Parker Wellbore

The "re-energized integration" of Parker Drilling, Quail Tools and iTS Energy will deliver drilling operations and management services to the North Sea and the US Gulf of Mexico, alongside previously established operations in the Arctic, Sakhalin Island and Atlantic Canada. The company will also target geothermal opportunities in Indonesia and East Africa.

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Frontera, CGX: Kawa-1 exploration well offshore Guyana progressing on target

As of 23 September, the well has achieved the planned casing point at a total depth of 9,900 ft. Crews have successfully run and cemented the 18-in. casing - the third of five planned casing strings - and are now currently drilling the next hole section below the current last casing point. The well is expected to reach total depth in December.

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Report: 81% of oil and gas businesses have accelerated or intend to accelerate their deployment of IoT in response to COVID-19

New research by Inmarsat, a mobile satellite communications provider, reveals a rapid increase in the maturity level of the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) across the oil and gas sector since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Respondents, including exploration, extraction and distribution businesses,

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Hiber signs deal with Shell for remote IoT well monitoring system

Shell plans to use the HiberHilo IoT system to reduce the amount of travel to and from wells in remote locations. Based on satellite technology, the system allows for the real-time measurement of well temperature and pressure on unconnected wells in remote and offshore locations. It has already been installed at Shell operations in the North Sea.

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