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Drilling

Enteq Upstream Launches SABER Tool

The company is entering new phase of field trials for Shell’s novel RSS development.

March 2, 2021

Business , Drilling , Subsea , Mergers , Joint Ventures

Baker Hughes to Merge Offshore Drilling Business in JV Transaction

Forming a joint venture, the merger of Baker Hughes Subsea Drilling Systems with Akastor’s MHWirth AS maintains dual headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and the southern Norwegian town of Kristiansand.

March 2, 2021

Shale Plays , Drilling

E&P Case Study: Addressing Wellbore Quality in the Bakken Shale

Wellbore tortuosity logging provides in-depth information on rod lift challenges in the Bakken Shale as the importance of understanding wellbore quality grows for E&P companies moving forward.

February 25, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Plus: Digital Downhole Technology Enables Better Drilling Decisions with Data and Power

The focus on a reliable solution for powered and wired drillpipe has been a significant challenge for the drilling industry.

February 19, 2021

Reservoir Evaluation , Drilling

E&P Plus: Generating Value from Drill Cuttings

A new reservoir analysis software delivers an evaluation for cuttings, logs and drilling data to improve reservoir characterization.

February 19, 2021

Drilling , Enhanced Oil Recovery

ND Industrial Commission Approves Grant to Trial Green EOR Treatments

Amid growing ESG and financial pressure on oil and gas operations nationwide, the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) approved a grant on Feb. 4 to trial new green oilfield chemistries in wells across the state.

February 12, 2021

Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

Transocean Deploys Patented HaloGuard Drill Floor Technology

Transocean Ltd. has successfully deployed HaloGuard, the offshore drilling industry’s first safety system that integrates a wearable locating device with drill floor equipment and machine stoppage controls, the company said on Feb. 11. 

February 12, 2021

Drilling , Subsea

India’s ONGC Extends Drilling Contract for Vantage Explorer Drillship

Vantage Drilling International revealed that its ultra-deepwater drillship, the Platinum Explorer, has received a letter of award on Feb. 3 for a two-year contract from Oil and Natural Gas Company (ONGC).

February 4, 2021

Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

Shell, C3 AI, Baker Hughes, Microsoft Launch Open AI Energy Initiative

The Open AI Energy Initiative is an ecosystem of AI solutions to help transform the energy industry.

February 2, 2021

People , Drilling , Completions , Artificial Lift

ChampionX Appoints Mohammed Al-Khalifa as First General Manager for Saudi Arabia

ChampionX has appointed Mohammed Al-Khalifa to the newly created role of general manager of Saudi Arabia to spearhead the region for further growth in 2021, the company said on Feb. 2.

February 2, 2021