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API reports 35% jump in well drill, completed

Apr 07, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute (API) revealed that estimated total wells drilled and completed in the Q1 2017 saw an increase of 35% compared to the Q1 2016.  This is a drastic improvement from 2016 levels, which saw a 59&  decrease…

Putting HSE in MPD

Apr 01, 2017

There’s a growing acceptance of MPD in offshore operations, but are all options being considered? Jerry Lee examines the RFC-HSE variation. AFGlobal’s riser gas handling system is integrated with…

Gaining control

Apr 01, 2017

Inflow control valves and in-well fiber-optics have given Nexen far greater visibility of what’s going in and out of their reservoirs on the Golden Eagle field. Elaine Maslin reports. Golden Eagle with the Safe Caledonia alongside…

PRT gets Interventek Revolution valve for GOM

Feb 28, 2017

Interventek Subsea Engineering has signed a two-year exclusive deal with Louisiana-based Professional Rental Tools (PRT) to supply its in-riser Revolution valve for well intervention operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Interventek will supply its 6…

Halliburton expands Dash system capabilities

Feb 07, 2017

Halliburton (HAL) released the Dash Large Bore Subsea Safety System, which provides full electrohydraulic control of well safety and intervention functions. The fully customizable system brings new benefits to deepwater operators for completion…

Quadrant completes Phoenix South-2 operations

Jan 16, 2017

Operations at the Phoenix South-2 well have been safely completed and the rig has now left the drilling location, said Carnarvon Petroleum. The well drilled an estimated 39m hydrocarbon-bearing zone between approximately 5176-5215m with…

Qinterra award GOM services contract

Jan 13, 2017

Qinterra Technologies has been awarded a three-year wireline tractor and instrumented intervention services contract with a deepwater oil and gas operator in the US Gulf of Mexico, effective immediately. The scope of the contract includes tractor conveyance…

Petrobras, Halliburton ink technology pact

Jan 11, 2017

Oil services giant Halliburton and Brazil’s Petrobras have signed a technology cooperation agreement that will advance collaboration in a diverse set of projects targeting complex reservoirs such as deepwater pre-salt and mature fields, offshore Brazil…

Forum completes 350th RT torque machine delivery

Jan 05, 2017

Forum Energy Technologies has designed, manufactured, tested and delivered its 350th rotational torque (RT) torque machine to TAM International, a downhole inflatable packer provider. The torque machine, or bucking unit as it is commonly referred…

Schlumberger acquires Peak Well Systems

Jan 05, 2017

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has acquired Aberdeen-based Peak Well Systems (Peak), a specialist in the design and development of advanced downhole tools for flow control, well intervention and well integrity. Peak Well Systems…

GEODynamics acquired Paradigm GeoKey perforating business

Jan 04, 2017

GEODynamics has acquired Paradigm GeoKey’s Aberdeen, Scotland-based perforating business unit effective 1 January 2017. As a result of the transaction, GEODynamics, Inc. has established its UK operating company.    Chris Chalker, former managing director of Paradigm GeoKey…

Sound advice

Sep 01, 2016

Being able to see what is happening downhole real-time is one thing. Having the subject matter experts on the job, see the same data, as well as predictive analysis and all helpfully visualized, from wherever they might be, is another. BP and Kongsberg have been working on it…

Using wired drill pipe to drive down well cost

Aug 01, 2016

Wired drill pipe has been a long time coming. As operators look at cost savings across the full life cycle, the benefits are now being recognized, says NOV’s Leon Hennessy. Drill floor operations…

Drilling depression

Aug 01, 2016

Infographic from McKinsey Solutions. These projections are taken from Energy Insights’ Global Gas Outlook to 2030. For your free Executive Summary of the findings included in the report visit www…

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…

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