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Enteq Upstream hires rotary steerable veteran Neil Bird

Enteq Upstream, an oilfield services technology and equipment supplier, has named Neil Bird as Rotary Steerable System (RSS) Product Director, ahead of the company’s launch of a new line of RSS tools. Based in Houston, Mr Bird will be responsible for the tool’s development and commercialization, with immediate priorities being static testing and field trials over the coming months. He brings more than 25 years’ operational experience in RSS and directional drilling, including tenures at Baker Hughes and Weatherford, and an international perspective from time spent in the US, UK and Middle East. Mr Bird will oversee an engineering team with combined experience of more than 150 years in RSS and directional drilling technology, which has re-engineered and optimized an ...

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Well-SENSE announces new CEO

Aberdeen-based downhole sensing technology specialist Well-SENSE has appointed Annabel Green as its new CEO. Ms Green joins the business from Tendeka, where she held senior strategic and product line management roles for the last nine years, most recently as Chief Technology Officer. With more than 25 years’ oil and gas experience, Ms Green has developed her career with a focus on driving business performance by delivering and commercializing new technologies to address significant industry challenges. During her time with Tendeka, she built an industry-leading downhole technology portfolio to improve the performance of new and existing wells through a combination of monitoring, analysis and in-well control solutions. She joined Tendeka from Weatherford, where she spent more than 14 years in technical ...

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Sandvik to invest in hydraulic and instrumentation tubing factory

Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, will invest in a new hydraulic and instrumentation tubing factory at its Mehsana Mill in Gujarat, western India, to meet increasing customer demand. “The Mehsana Mill is an important facility in our journey towards increasing our footprint in Asia. As part of our strategy to invest capacity and capability in growth markets, the brand new hydraulic and instrumentation tubing factory, as well as the extensively revamped finishing facilities for the heat exchanger flow, will enable us to capture growth opportunities created by the change towards increased natural gas in the energy mix,” said Michael Andersson, President of Tube Division, Sandvik. The Mehsana manufacturing facility ...

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TWMA announces new global headquarters in Aberdeen

Specialist drilling waste management company TWMA has secured new headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland. The company is relocating its global headquarters to the Aberdeen International Business Park in Dyce. The office space has been designed to bring greater flexibility with teams together in one open-plan space. TWMA has taken an 8,050 sq ft–floor area, with approximately 60 people moving to the new office. “This move underpins our growth plans and reflects our commitment to delivering quality solutions to our customers. The relocation creates a first-class collaborative working environment, which will help us to continue building our in-house capability to deliver new technology and improve our services,” said Gareth Innes, Chief Engineering and Commercial Officer at TWMA. The company is leaving behind ...

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C-Innovation signs contract extension with BP for riserless light well intervention in Gulf of Mexico

C-Innovation, an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore and its family of companies, has announced a one-year contract extension with BP for riserless light well intervention (RLWI) in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM). The company’s Island Venture vessel is currently mobilized and working on one of BP’s assets. The initial RLWI contract with BP called for both mechanical and hydraulic acid stimulations. These were executed from C-Innovation’s flagship GOM assets, the Island Venture and the Island Performer, which the company said were the only RLWI vessels operating in the GOM. The work was performed in water depths of up to 6,500 ft on different assets within the GOM. C-Innovation will supply and complete all project management and engineering to provide ...

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NOV launches new PDC cutter technology

NOV’s ReedHycalog business unit has launched the ION+ polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) cutter technology. ION+ cutters feature a wide range of application-specific cutter grades, incorporating refined diamond feeds, higher manufacturing pressures, new nonplanar interfaces, and thicker diamond tables with enhanced thermal stability. ION+ cutters are engineered to stay sharper for longer, delivering superior drilling performance in challenging formations. Leveraging cutter grade knowledge and a strong foundation in shaped cutter design, ReedHycalog engineers rapidly and continuously update cutter grades to meet thermal, abrasion, and toughness requirements for the application. By coupling shaped cutter technology with optimized cutter placement, ReedHycalog drill bits can achieve the perfect balance of efficiency and durability.

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