The offshore communications challenge is solved for one flotel operator in the North Sea.
The more flexible aluminum pipe gave the spudder rig an additional 25,000 lb of pullback capacity due to reduced side force loads, allowing the air-drilling rig to reach a deeper KOP.
A new three-pronged approach using infrared, radar and algorithms leads to earlier detection of oil spills.
Fractured carbonate formations can be safely and efficiently drilled and evaluated from a DP drillship with CBHP and PMCD techniques.
One company has transformed a double-digit condensate producer into a quadruple-digit oil bonanza.
Employees are most productive when they can work without distractions. The right technology can help.
Industry embraces closer stage spacing, increased proppant volume.
Presalt production appears promising, but development remains in its infancy and challenges remain both above and below the seabed.
The Utica play kicks into second gear as operators begin expanding into other counties.
New numerical and physical modeling methods help ensure reliability in design of ultradeepwater moorings and risers.
New system offers FPS operators a way to monitor mooring line integrity from the comfort of the vessel’s control room.
Diversion technology helps increase lengths of lateral and number of clusters effectively fracture-stimulated.
A fluid hammer tool in CT operations creates vibrations that overcome static friction between the CT and wellbore to allow the CT to advance more easily.
New CT packages deployed in various shale fields in the U.S. in 2013 demonstrated an average 50% reduction in rigup times.
Roderic K. Stanley, co-chair of the API Resource Group for Coiled Tubulars, speaks with Thomas Angell, director, Offshore Network.
A data- and technology-driven strategy enabled one independent to discover the region’s presalt play.
CSEM has a role to play in subsalt characterization.
New regulations will require more attention to detail in telematics instruments.
A new grade of drillpipe has been fully qualified to provide higher safety margins from sulfide stress cracking.