New-generation downhole motor delivers increased horsepower, torque and durability to drill the curve and lateral in one run and drill extended-lateral sections.
A new standard for site investigation, engineering, planning and execution of pipeline installation through horizontal directional drilling (HDD), has been published by DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry said on Jan 15.
STEP Energy Services (STEP) performed its first coiled tubing job in North Dakota earlier this month for an independent oil producer in the area, the company said on Jan. 16.
Gardner Denver Petroleum & Industrial Pumps, the leading total solutions provider for the drilling, well servicing and frac pumps market, said on Jan. 14 it has entered into a six-month field trial of its new Thunder 5000 HP Quintuplex pump, at STEP Energy Services’ in Alberta, Canada.
Drillers added 118 rigs during the week ended Jan. 10, bringing the total count up to 203, the highest since March 2019, data from Baker Hughes Co. showed on Jan. 13.
Bringing directional drillers together in the Permian Basin has resulted in improved communication and more sharing of knowledge, a company engineer says.
Horizontal Well Drillers LLC, a closely held U.S. driller, has shut its doors, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Texas A&M researchers partnered with E-Spectrum Technologies to create an advanced drilling advisory system funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Downhole adjustable motor addresses directional drilling challenges for shale operators.