Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Drilling

Flaring Solutions: Staying Focused

Despite ongoing headwinds facing the battered oil and gas industry, reducing emissions remains a goal.

August 13, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Drilling: 3D Inversion of Ultradeep Electromagnetic Data

A 3D inversion of ultradeep EM data provides a useful tool for identifying a change in resistivity all around the borehole.

August 11, 2020

Unconventional , Drilling

Empire Taps Schlumberger to Help Unlock Potential Northern Territory Shale Resources

Plans are for Schlumberger Land Rig 183 to drill to a depth of about 2,900 m, allowing Empire to evaluate the targeted Velkerri Shale and Kyalla Shale, the company said in a news release.

August 11, 2020

People , Drilling

Borr Drilling Appoints Patrick Schorn as CEO

Borr Drilling Ltd. has appointed Patrick Schorn as its new CEO, effective September 8, 2020.  Schorn will succeed Svend Anton Maier who will remain with the company as special advisor to the CEO.

August 10, 2020

People , Drilling

Scientific Drilling Names Pamela S. Pierce as CEO, President

Scientific Drilling International (SDI) has named Pamela S. Pierce as CEO and president effective July 31, 2020, a position she has held on an interim basis since May 2020.

August 7, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Exploration: Planning the Most Productive Well Path

A computational approach to well trajectory planning promises significant time savings for determining an optimal well that also satisfies drilling constraints.

August 6, 2020

Drilling , Completions

Halliburton Introduces Cerebro Force Drill Bit Sensor

In-bit sensors deliver performance measurements to maximize drilling efficiency and lower well construction costs.

August 5, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Drilling: Another Perspective on Stoneley-Derived Permeability in Clastic Reservoirs

Standoff enhanced Stoneley measurements are applied for continuous permeability using LWD azimuthal acoustic data.

August 3, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Completions

E&P Completions: Improving Diverter Effectiveness through Lateral Characterization and Near-Wellbore Modeling

Adapting diverter designs on a stage-by-stage basis to account for variations in rock properties can vastly improve diversion effectiveness.

August 3, 2020

Restructurings , Public Capital , Drilling

Offshore Driller Noble Corp. Files for Bankruptcy

Offshore oil and gas driller Noble Corp. Plc said on July 31 it has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure debt, following a historic fall in energy prices.

July 31, 2020