Offshore Drilling Completions News


Neodrill Enters Australian Market

Nov 13, 2019

Pre-rig technology company Neodrill announced it is bringing its CAN (Conductor Anchor Node) technology to Australia and New Zealand. To support this new phase of growth, the role of business development manager for the region has been created…

Sinomine Wins Equinor Contract

Oct 14, 2019

Sinomine Specialty Fluids (formerly Cabot Specialty Fluids) said it has signed a framework agreement with Equinor for supply of cesium drilling and completion fluids to the company’s operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The contract…

Halliburton Awarded License for Gravel Pack Completions

Oct 08, 2019

Oilfield services company Halliburton said it has been awarded an international license for ExxonMobil’s patented Non-Aqueous Fluid Gravel Packing (NAFPac) technique for gravel pack completions.Hole stability and shale inhibition are keys to successful installation of openhole completions…

Neodrill Saves Costs for Siccar Point at Cambo

Oct 07, 2019

Neodrill's CAN well foundation has been proven to cut well construction time, costs and environmental impact, while also reducing risks and improve safety during conduct or running operations.

Dolphin Drilling Wins Shell Contract

Oct 03, 2019

Dolphin Drilling sad it has secured a contract with AS Norske Shell in Norway for its Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig to support the drilling and completion of a gas producer well on the Knarr field starting in early 2020.The…

Weatherford Wins Four-year Deal with Petrobras

Oct 02, 2019

Oilfield services company Weatherford International announced it has secured a contract with Brazilian-based multinational corporation Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., more commonly known as Petrobras, to deliver 24 Optimax deep-set safety valves in the next four years…

PTTEP, Halliburton Ink Automation Deal

Oct 01, 2019

PTTEP, a national petroleum exploration and production company in Thailand, selected Halliburton Landmark for joint development of new well design workflow to automate drilling and completion engineering processes across the well lifecycle, the US-based oilfield services company announced…

ADNOC Completes First Offshore IDS Well

Sep 27, 2019

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) subsidiary ADNOC Drilling has completed its first offshore integrated drilling services (IDS) well in Abu Dhabi’s Umm Lulu offshore oilfield.ADNOC said this first offshore IDS well, delivered to another one of its subsidiaries…

Liberator Pilot Well Plugged and Abandoned

Sep 20, 2019

The 13/23c-9 pilot well on i3 Energy's 100% owned Liberator field has been plugged and abandoned as planned following completion of the vertical seismic profile ('VSP') survey and shear wave sonic logging, the independent oil and gas company said in an operations update on Friday…

BHGE Deploys Downhole Intelligent Wet-Mate System

Sep 03, 2019

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), said it has deployed its downhole intelligent wet-mate system, which enables real-time production monitoring and control of the completion system across the entire wellbore in multi-trip completions.Deployed…

Boost Production with a Well-designed Fluids Portfolio

Aug 28, 2019

The success of a drilling operation hinges upon finding the right solutions for a specific site. As fluids have different base liquids, chemical additives and diverse physical characteristics, they can behave differently in varying environments…

Neodrill Eyes US and Mexico Opportunities

Aug 27, 2019

Norway-based offshore services company and provider of drilling technology products Neodrill announced it is bringing its Conductor Anchor Node (CAN) technology to the US and Mexico.To support this effort, the company has hired Tony Smith in…

A Fluid Conversation

Aug 23, 2019

Using produced liquids in a wireless completionTendeka’s PulseEight re-deployable wireless completion systems have been deployed in a number of areas to carry out downhole functions. The PulseEight Ambient Valve has recognized safety incidents…

Manora Drilling Program Wraps Up

Aug 20, 2019

A developmental drilling program in the producing Manora field offshore Thailand has been completed ahead of schedule, project partner Tap Oil announced on Tuesday.The first of the three wells was spudded on July 9 by the Ensco 115 jack-up drilling rig…

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