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Keep it clean

Jul 01, 2016

Halliburton’s Alan Marr examines how fluid advances can enable more efficient well clean-outs. An example of a successful displacement is recognized by bright, clean pipes indicating clean casing and fluid…

Statoil to drill at Asgard, Heidrun with Songa Encourage

Jun 27, 2016

Statoil has received consent from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Songa Encourage semisubmersible drilling rig for the drilling and completion of wells at Åsgard and Heidrun in the Norwegian Sea. The consent covers production drilling…

Tendeka inks Wintershall NCS contract

Jun 02, 2016

Completions systems and services provide Tendeka has won a four-year contract with Wintershall Norge with a further four-year extension option.  The company has been selected to supply sand screens for wells in the Maria, Brage, Skarfjell…

Taking drillships to deeper levels

May 01, 2016

Ken Richardson and Ian Simpson, of ABS, review current deepwater drillship designs and technologies. Friede & Goldman’s DS3810 deepwater drillship design, which is being evaluated by ABS for AIP…

Drilling on a global scale

May 01, 2016

Weatherford’s Snorre Lutnes examines managed pressure drilling applications across key regions. MPD deployment. Images from Weatherford. Once reserved as a last resort for wells defined as undrillable…

Eni expands HAL software adoption

Apr 08, 2016

Eni has expanded the adoption of Halliburton Landmark’s DecisionSpace Geosciences across its exploration business units worldwide. Eni decided to expand the utilization of Landmark’s solution in order to improve efficiency through integration and cross-disciplinary collaboration…

Statoil to use Stena Don for Fram

Apr 07, 2016

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Statoil consent to use the Stena Don mobile drilling facility for drilling and completion of wells 35/11-B-22 and B-13 in the Fram field in the North Sea. Fram is an oil field in the northern North Sea around 20km north of Troll…

Geolog, Quad start partnership

Apr 06, 2016

Geolog International and Quad Operations, also known as QO Inc. (Quad), have entered into a strategic partnership alliance to leverage each other’s respective capabilities in providing a broader spectrum of services to their client base.  Geolog…

SLB introduces ACTive Q CT service

Mar 23, 2016

Schlumberger (SLB) has introduced the ACTive Q CT real-time downhole flow measurement service, which delivers real-time injection diagnostics and treatment evaluation in one run in a well. “Fluid injection monitoring and placement often…

HAL introduces Spectrum Real-Time Coiled Tubing Services

Mar 22, 2016

Halliburton’s Production Solutions business line has introduced Spectrum Real-Time Coiled Tubing Services.   Spectrum Real-Time Coiled Tubing Services comprises two complementary offerings: Spectrum Diagnostic Services and Spectrum Intervention Services…

CentraMax RT1 finds success in GOM

Mar 18, 2016

Antelope Oil Tool (AOT), a manufacturer and supplier of casing and cementation equipment, has successfully run their CentraMax RT1 centralizer in ultra-deepwater Gulf of Mexico, in a deviated and under-reamed wellbore. A customer faced…

XACT deploys network in BP GoM well

Mar 15, 2016

XACT Downhole Telemetry deployed six deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM) deployments that provided real-time downhole data during a deepwater completion installation with BP. BP successfully accessed real-time downhole data throughout the well’s completion…

Embracing nanotechnology’s potential

Mar 01, 2016

Elaine Maslin examines some of the potential uses for nanoscale manufacturing in the oil and gas industry. Image provided by Repsol. Source: 'Commercial scale production of inorganic nanoparticles…

Expro inks Statoil framework agreement

Feb 25, 2016

Expro secured a new framework agreement with Statoil in the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The agreement, for three years with options to extend for three, two-year periods will see Expro provide subsea services and well control systems…

ExxonMobil, Hunting partner on autonomous tools

Jan 18, 2016

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co. has signed a joint development agreement with Hunting Energy Services’ Titan division to develop new autonomous tools technology focused on well construction and intervention efficiency.   The two Houston…

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