Tullow Cancels Maersk Drilling Contract Offshore Ghana

Maersk Drilling has received a notification from Tullow Ghana Ltd. on March 24 of early termination for convenience of the drilling contract for the drillship Maersk Venturer.

March 24, 2020

Deepwater , Drilling

Case Study: Weatherford Provides Fresh Approach for Ultradeep Gulf of Mexico Well

Fourteen days and $14 million saved by sidetracking from a collapsed expandable liner using an off-the-shelf casing-exit system by Weatherford in an ultradeep Gulf of Mexico well.

March 23, 2020


Stress Engineering Services Launches New Digital Flex Joint Angle Monitoring System

Stress Engineering Services Inc. has developed a digital flex joint angle measurement system for monitoring real-time drilling operations.

March 12, 2020


Halliburton Reduces Well Time, Costs With New Drilling Motor

Halliburton Co. released NitroForce, a new drilling motor that provides increased power and performance to complete longer laterals faster and with greater control, on March 3.

March 4, 2020

Exploration & Production , Technology , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Tech Trends

Check out the latest products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry. 

March 2, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling

Multilaterals Provide An Unconventional Approach To Shale Reservoirs

A pilot project in a major shale play represents one of the first attempts to measure how multilateral wells could deliver cost efficiencies in unconventional fields.

February 27, 2020

Earnings , Drilling

Seadrill Says Rig Market Recovery Slowing, Debt Talks Continue

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill said on Feb. 27 the recent recovery of rig markets had slowed at the start of 2020, and that discussions with creditors on how to handle its massive debts would continue.

February 27, 2020

Unconventional , Conventional , Drilling , Completions

Acoustic Imaging Tool Provides 360-degree Downhole View

The approach leverages sound waves to give operators eyes inside their wellbores.

February 24, 2020

People , Drilling

Noble Corp. CEO Julie Robertson To Take On New Role

“The board and I are confident that now is the right time to transition leadership responsibilities to the next generation of talent,” Noble Corp. CEO Julie J. Robertson said in a statement.

February 20, 2020

Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Siemens To Modernize Middle East Jackup Rig

Siemens was awarded a contract by Arabian Drilling Co. on Feb. 19 to modernize a complete and integrated drilling-drives lineup, including auxiliaries and controls, which will be installed on an offshore jackup drilling rig for a customer in the Middle East.

February 20, 2020